‘Lost Colony’ takes it up a notch

'Lost Colony' actressSettlement huts set ablaze, fog-shrouded scenes of slaughter and ominous sound effects were some of the new dramatic tools brandished at Friday’s opening night of the 72nd season of “The Lost Colony.”

In his second year with the nation’s longest-running outdoor symphonic drama, director Robert Richmond said he wanted to give the audience at Waterside Theatre the sense of what the 1587 English settlers may have experienced.

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