Raleigh Little Theatre Podcast

Raleigh Little Theatre Podcast

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Patrick Torres, RLT’s Artistic Director, examines the history, themes, and impact of the productions throught Raleigh Little Theatre’s season.


RLT Stories: David & Judi Wilkinson
Aug 10 • 35 min
RLT Stories is a new series of interviews featuring the stories of our supporters. In this first episode, Patrick Torres interviews David and Judi Wilkinson about their four decades of service to RLT. Learn how they came to be known as the Popcorn Prince…
Directing “Curious Incident”
Jan 17 • 34 min
In this episode, Patrick Torres, Director, talks with Rachel Pottern-Nunn, Assistant Director, and Heather Strickland, Movement Director, to give you a peek into how they worked together to create the world of our upcoming production of The Curious…
“Cinderella” - Year 36
Dec 4, 2019 • 38 min
In this episode, Patrick Torres interviews the four performers sharing the roles of the stepsisters for this year’s production of Cinderella (Dennis Poole, Tim Cherry, Quenton Hocutt, and Greg Hill), talks with director, Mike McGee, about his decision to…
“Blood at the Root”
Sep 18, 2019 • 32 min
If you want to participate in racial reconciliation, “become a storyteller yourself.” In this episode, Patrick interviews Wake County Teacher, Matt Scialdone, and his students KaLa and Abby, who provide wonderful insight into the play, the history of…
” A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder”
Aug 9, 2019 • 26 min
On this pod, Patrick speaks to the entire D’ySquith Family about the recent discovery that Monty Navarro is a member of their family and in line to become Earl. He also sits down to talk to Brian Westbrook about what makes working on a comedy so much fun,…
Patrick Interviews Mickey Rowe (National Disability Theatre co-founder, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”)
Jul 31, 2019 • 36 min
On this bonus episode of the podcast, Patrick Torres talks to Mickey Rowe, the first actor with Autism to play the role of Christoper in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. They talk about Mickey’s experience in the show, how to make…
“Antigone”
Jul 12, 2019 • 33 min
For the first episode of our 2019/2020 season, Teens on Stage Participants, Laura Lillian Baggett and Brynna Rosenberg joined Patrick Torres (Artistic Director) to produce the podcast in support of our upcoming production of “Antigone.” Get an inside look…
“Pippin”
May 21, 2019 • 25 min
In this episode, Artistic Director, Patrick Torres, interviews Jesse Farmer (Pippin) Deanna Richards (Leading Player), and Rebecca Johnston (Berthe) about their experience as cast members of Pippin, their perspectives on Pippin’s journey, and how this…
“Baskerville”
Apr 5, 2019 • 26 min
In this episode, Patrick talks to Jeremy Skidmore, his long time friend and director of RLT’s production Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville. They talk about Jeremy’s journey away from and back to North Carolina and dive into his work on Baskerville, including his…
Excited For NOW & Celebrating Then
Feb 10, 2019 • 28 min
Artistic Director, Patrick Torres, and Executive Director, Charles Phaneuf, talk about the shows in Raleigh Little Theatre’s 2019/2020 Season: Now and Then. Hear about the shows in our upcoming season, the reasons we picked these shows, and discover the…
“Measure for Measure”
Dec 20, 2018 • 41 min
Director Rebecca Blum talks about her vision for the production and her personal connection to the play. Dramaturge, Sara Thompson, gives insight into the historical context of the play and why it is called a “problem play”. ”Measure for Measure” opens…
Spotlight on Adult Education
Nov 26, 2018 • 24 min
Adult Education Classes are the focus of this episode of the RLT podcast. Patrick Torres interviews Pam McClure, a frequent class member, and Jess Barbour, one of our Adult Teaching Artists, about the benefit, fun, and excitement of registering for a…
Thank you Vicki!
Oct 15, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode, Patrick Torres reveals big news about changes in the Costume Shop. Vicki Olson and Jenny Mitchell join him to talk about Vicki’s history with the theatre, the future of the shop, and some details on the creative process behind the “The…
“The Revolutionists”
Sep 19, 2018 • 26 min
RLT’s Artistic Director, Patrick Torres, talks with Director, Amy White, and Dramaturge, Sara Thompson about RLT’s upcoming production of The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson. They discuss the themes of the play, talk about women in revolution, and how…