TheatreNOW-Wilmington's Premier Dinner Theater Experience

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Shakespeare Inc.

written & directed by Don Fried

DUE TO HURRICANE FLORENCE Sept 14-15 & 21-22 performances are CANCELLED.

Sept 7-Oct 13 2018
at TheatreNOW 19 S. 10th Street, Wilmington NC
Fri & Sat nights at 7pm, Tickets $18-$42
Complimentary Valet.
Discounts for groups, seniors, students and military

Christopher Marlowe -- Braxton Lathan Williams
William Shaksper -- Joshua Drew
Mary Sydney -- Lupin Byers
Queen Elizabeth & Barmaid -- Carol Pendergrast
Edward DeVere -- Hal Cosec
William Stanley -- Rich Deike
Francis Bacon & Ruffian 1 -- Quentin M Proulx
Ben Jonson & Ruffian 2 -- Jeremy Weir

Stage Manager -- Marie Marrinan

Who really did write all those works of art? Did Shakespeare act alone or were there others pulling the strings? Find out in this inspired comedy with a delicious British-inspired themed dinner.

First Course
Cauliflower, Carrot & Parsnip Soup
Served with a Bread/Cracker Basket

Main Course (choose one)
Oven-baked Fish & Chips
Hand-breaded fresh mild white Fish. Served with golden fried Potatoes, Chef's Vegetable of the Day & Caper-Dill Tartar Sauce
English Braised Beef
Tender beef cuts, braised in Worcestershire & Ale. Served with Chef's Vegetables & Potato of the Day

Lentil, Apple & Roasted Vegetable “Pie”
Tender Lentils, seasoned with a mild Curry Sauce, served on a Hand-made Pie Crust & topped with roasted Root Vegetables, tart Apples & served with a Hard Cider Gravy

Dessert of the Day

Shakespeare Brunch-

Much Ado About Nothing
Sunday, Oct 21, 2018-12pm
$20. ($8 Reading Only). Reserved seating.
$5 of every ticket sold will go to a local Shakespeare Educational Outreach Program.

Monthly Sunday Brunch featuring a greatly abridged reading of one of Shakespeare's classic plays.

Brunch & dessert with choice of entrée included in your ticket.
Drinks and gratuity not included.

Portion of proceeds donated to Shakespearean educational outreach programs.



SEP 23: Cancelled due to Hurricane Florence
OCT 21: Much Ado About Nothing‚Ä®
NOV 18: Merchant of Venice‚Ä®
DEC: No Brunch

Tales from the Grand Guignol
adapted and directed by Zach Hanner

October 12-November 10
Fri & Sat nights at 7pm, Tickets $20-$47
Complimentary Valet Parking. Discounts for groups, seniors, students and military.


The Grand Guignol was the original theatre of the vampires and thrived on shows of horror alternating with vaudeville style comedy and variety acts. TheatreNOW brings three of these tales to stage in our annual Halloween themed dinner show with themed food and drinks!


The Final Kiss

Doctor- Ken Vest
Nurse- Penelope Grover
Henri- Jeremy Weir
Jeanne- Jessica Farmer

Tics, or Doing the Deed

Dr. Martin- Ken Vest
Madame Martin- Penelope Grover
Mr. Merliot- Ron Hasson
Madame Merliot- Lynette O’Callaghan
Adrian- Jeremy Weir
Venus- Jessica Farmer

The Haunted House

The Lawyer- Ron Hasson
Avenel- Jeremy Weir
Mrs. Avenel- Lynette O’Callaghan
Ravan- Ken Vest
Mrs. Ravan- Penelope Grover
Genevieve- Jessica Farmer
Fulbert- Zach Hanner

Kindly give 48 hours notice for any dietary restrictions

Le Hors-d'oeuvre
Cheese & Vegetable Roulade 
Hand-rolled Pastry, filled & baked with various Cheeses & Fall Vegetables. Served warm with Sun-dried Tomato Jam Les 

Entrées (Choose one) 

Pumpkin & Yellow Curry Cauldron
Potatoes, Carrots, Cauliflower & French Green Beans, bubbling in a house-made mild yellow curry sauce. Topped with a mound of glossy Black Forbidden Rice & crispy Shallots
Coq au Vin (Chicken in Red Wine Sauce)
Bone-in White & Dark meat Chicken braised in a silky red Wine Sauce with Mushrooms & Bacon. Accompanied by Pumpkin Potato Purée & blackened French Green Beans
French Onion Soup Bison-Beef Burger
A House-made Bison & Beef Patty served on a toasted Bun with melted Gruyère-Swiss Cheeses, caramelized Onions, a side of Black Ranch Mayo, tiny French Pickles, Red Beet Slaw & Sweet Potato Puffs
*We cook our burgers to an internal temperature of 165 degrees, for safety With 48 hours minimum notice, we can substitute a Black Bean Burger for the Bison-Beef

Les Desserts
Dessert of the Day


19 S. 10th Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
910.399.3NOW (3669)

Tickets subject to a 7% NC Sales Tax
and Per Ticket Handling Fees

Wed & Thur 12-2pm, Fri 3-5pm
Group Discounts & Private Rentals Available
Please call 910.399.3NOW for group ticket sales and reservations.

Refunds will be made in full in case of a cancelled performance. No other refunds will be made. Tickets will gladly be exchanged for another date if there is availability. With less than 24 hours notice, tickets can only be exchanged for another date (if available) or credit issued for another show. No refunds allowed with less than 24 hours notice.

TheatreNOW welcomes your business but NOT your firearms. All guests are prohibited from bringing any weapons onto these premises with the exception of law enforcement and security personnel. Anyone bringing weapons to this property regardless of conceal carry will be asked to leave and without refund.

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