The 85th Season of Paul Green's The Lost Colony
More than 400 years ago, 117 men, women and children sailed from Plymouth, England, in an attempt to settle on Roanoke Island. They vanished just three years later. The only clue left behind was the word “CROATOAN” carved into the surface of an abandoned structure and the letters "CRO" carved into a nearby tree. The Lost Colony is their story.
Come see epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare. There is music, laughter, romance and dance in this epic outdoor drama written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paul Green. The Lost Colony is performed summer nights by a company of more than 100 actors, dancers, singers and technicians in the historic outdoor Waterside Theatre overlooking the waters of the Roanoke Sound. This spectacular outdoor production received a Tony Honor for Excellence!