80th Anniversary for The Lost Colony

Tony Award Winning Play Gears Up for 2017 Season When Paul Green wrote the script for The Lost Colony in 1937 he probably didn’t expect the play to run for 80 years. But that is what has happened. Last night, Friday, Many 26 when the lights went up at the Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island … Continue reading 80th Anniversary for The Lost Colony

Lost Colony to Celebrate 80 Years

A Play Worth the Memories It’s never too early to celebrate success and with the 80 anniversary of The Lost Colony coming this summer, it seems like a good time to call attention to America’s longest running outdoor drama. Written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paul Green, the play tells the story of the first … Continue reading Lost Colony to Celebrate 80 Years

William Ivey Long and the Lost Colony

Now that we’re in May it’s just a few weeks before the The Lost Colony opens for the season at Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island. Opening night this year is Friday, May 27. This will be the 79th year for the play. First staged in 1937 with the hope that it would last one season, … Continue reading William Ivey Long and the Lost Colony

79th Season of Lost Colony Coming Soon

What a wonderful day we had today on the Outer Banks. The temperature climbed to the mid 70, there was a wonderful breeze from the south and the sun shone all day. That kind of day brings the yearning for summer to the top of the list. With thoughts of summer, one summer activity that … Continue reading 79th Season of Lost Colony Coming Soon