The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama

Millions have seen the compelling story that celebrates the 117 English men, women, and children whose dream still lives on in this American original.

First staged in 1937, The Lost Colony it is the nation’s premier and longest-running symphonic drama. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paul Green, The Lost Colony’s season opens May - August at Manteo’s Waterside Theatre, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

The Lost Colony is the “grandfather” of all outdoor dramas and is produced by the Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA), a non-profit whose mission is to celebrate the history of the first English colonies on Roanoke Island, North Carolina, and to honor the founders of The Lost Colony symphonic drama through drama, education, and literature.   The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama and Waterside Theatre 1409 National Park Dr. Manteo, NC, 27954 Box Office: 252-473-2127 Website: The Lost Colony