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Raleigh’s Hub For Summer Theatre

Held during the month of June, TheatreFEST 2023 will be Raleigh’s hub for summer theatre. Connecting theatre-makers, companies, educators, and patrons alike — all in the celebration and advancement of live theatre.

With a varied script of theatrically-centered experiences on tap, TheatreFEST has something for everyone!

June 1-4, 8-11

Sherlock Holmes is dead. Or so it is assumed. The world knows the great detective went over the falls at Reichenbach with his nemesis Professor Moriarty. But as Holmes’ body was never retrieved, it falls to Dr. Watson to disprove the charlatans. When a telegram arrives with tales of three men claiming to be the fallen hero, Watson must journey to a remote asylum off the coast of Scotland to discover if one of the mad men is the real Sherlock Holmes in this intriguing mystery-thriller.

June 8-11, 15-18

“a musical about two guys writing a musical about two guys writing a musical”. A sincere and sincerely funny examination of the struggles of writing, collaborating, and working with friends and strangers to make something ‘original’!


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Funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission.