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 By William Douglas    Arts    August 1, 2016

BLT Brings Energy To Classic 'Godspell' – Brevard NC

For the fourth production of the 2016 season, Brevard Little Theatre decided to take a break from comedies and dramas, and bring back a high energy summer musical. Their choice, the rock musical Godspell.” A tip of the hat to co-producers Mark and...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    April 21, 2016

BLT's Angel Street' Is A 'Must See' Production

Theatre Review of BLT’s Angel Street: The first offering of the Brevard Little Theatre 2016 season was a laugh-filled production that was thoroughly enjoyed by the audiences. And although the second show of the season is a 180 degree departure...

 

Hilarity Reigns In Little Theatre's 'KitchenWitches' – Brevard NC

The first offering of the Brevard Little Theatre 2016 season is the laugh-filled production of “The Kitchen Witches,” by Caroline Smith and is well worth your time. Skillfully directed by theatre veteran Al Edick and produced by Maureen Edick,...

 

BLT Makes Lewis's Classic A Holiday Treat – Brevard NC

The last offering of the Brevard Little Theatre 2015 season is the youth production of the C. S. Lewis classic, “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” adapted by Joseph Robinette. The show is directed by Christopher Martin and produced by...

 

BLT's 'Funny Little Thing Called Love' Is Hilarious Trip

The fifth production of the Brevard Little Theatre season opened Sept. 25 with the Jones, Hope, Wooten comedy, “Funny Little Thing Called Love.” The story takes the audience on a hilarious whirlwind trip from a San Francisco television newsroom...

 

BLT's 'Miracle Worker' A Heartwarming Drama – Brevard NC

“The Miracle Worker,” the inspiring story of Helen Keller by William Gibson, is Brevard Little Theatre’s fourth production of the 2015 season. Through the magic of theatre, and the excellent direction of Jim Walker, who is a very experienced,...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    May 21, 2015

'Moon Over Buffalo' At Brevard Little Theater – Brevard NC

If you happen to notice that the nights are a little brighter than usual when you go out for the next couple of weeks, it’s probably because of the moonlight. No, not the moon over Brevard, but the “Moon Over Buffalo,” that’s currently...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    March 26, 2015

'How Does Your Garden Grow?' Brings Laughter – Brevard NC

This is a very important year for Brevard Little Theatre, as it celebrates the 80th anniversary of its founding in 1935 by Beulah Zachary. The second production of the season offers a world premiere, with the dark adult comedy "How Does Your Garden...

 

BLT Opens Season With 'The Boys In Autumn' – Brevard NC

This is a very important year for Brevard Little Theatre, as it marks a milestone event, celebrating the 80th anniversary of its founding in 1935 by Beulah Zachary. It certainly is appropriate that such an important year begin with a special...

 

BLT's Holiday Show Is A Wonderful Gift For All – Brevard NC

If you are having a difficult time finding a gift for that special someone, may I suggest that you call the BLT box office and consider making reservations for the final production of Brevard Little Theatre’s 2014 season, “The Best Christmas...

 

BLT Presents 'Over The River And Through The Woods'

Rarely do you have the chance to see an entire cast that was made to order in their roles. At least that has been my experience. But I can’t recommend the current production at Brevard Little Theatre highly enough, especially if you are a member...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    June 16, 2014

'Don't Dress For Dinner' Brings Laughter Galore To BLT Stage – Brevard NC

From the pen of Marc Camoletti comes Brevard Little Theatre’s next production, as they present the hilarious farce, “Don’t Dress For Dinner.” This could be the shortest theatre review I’ve written in quite some time by simply saying…...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    April 14, 2014

BLT Has Wonderful 'Southern Hospitality' – Brevard NC

The second offering of Brevard Little Theatre’s 2014 season brings another clever comedy from the pens of Asheville’s playwriting team of Hope, Jones and Wooten. Past seasons have brought the local theater-going public such shows as, “The...

 

BLT Keeps Suspense With 'A Murder Is Announced' – Brevard NC

The local 2014 theatre season kicks off in high gear at Brevard Little Theatre, as they present an intriguing mystery based on the Agatha Christie novel… “A Murder Is Announced,” written by Leslie Darbon, directed by Annette Hobbs and produced...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    August 8, 2013

BLT Stages Fifth Annual Broadway Cabaret – Brevard NC

For the last four years, Brevard Little Theatre has presented a fundraiser called “Broadway Cabaret.” During those four years wonderful talent has taken the BLT stage with a wide selection of...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    June 10, 2013

'The Red Velvet Cake War' Takes Place On The BLT Stage – Brevard NC

The third production of Brevard Little Theatre’s 2013 season opened June 6, with what is described as an uproariously funny comedy, “The Red Velvet Cake War.” The play was written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, who also wrote...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    April 18, 2013

'Blithe Spirit' Materializes On Brevard Little Theatre Stage – Brevard NC

The second production of Brevard Little Theatre’s 2013 season opened with the ghostly comedy “Blithe Spirit” by Noel Coward. When this play opened on London’s West End in 1941, it was well...

 

‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Opens BLT’s Season – Brevard NC

The first production of Brevard Little Theatre’s 2013 season takes off in high gear with Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s comedy, “You Can’t Take It With You.” The original production...

 

BLT Invites Audiences To ‘The Dinner Party – Brevard NC

The fourth production of Brevard Little Theatre’s 2012 season, “The Dinner Party,” opens Nov. 1 for a two-weekend run. Written by Neil Simon, this one is not the usual Simon fare. Although there is a lot of clever dialogue, and several...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    August 2, 2012

BLT’s Youth Are Delightful In ‘The House At Pooh Corner’ – Brevard NC

Brevard Little Theatre’s Youth Troupe summer production of A.A. Milne’s delightful story, “The House At Pooh Corner,” is playing for a one weekend run at the American Legion Hall in Brevard. Adapted by Bettye Knapp, the play brings together a...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    June 18, 2012

The Dixie Swim Club’ Open At BLT

BREVARD, N.C. The third production of Brevard Little Theatre’s 2012 season opened June 15 for a three weekend run. The play, “The Dixie Swim Club,” written by Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten and Jessie Jones, is also the third play that BLT has...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    April 30, 2012

BLT Actors Bring ‘Peanuts’ Characters To Life

BREVARD, N.C. The second production of 2012 is alive and well on the stage of Brevard Little Theatre, as the curtain goes up on “You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown.” This delightful look at the wonderful characters invented by Charles Schultz is...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    March 19, 2012

‘Steel Magnolias’ Opens Little Theatre Season

The curtain has gone up on Brevard Little Theatres 2012 season opener, with Robert Harling’s comedy/ drama “Steel Magnolias.” The play, first presented in March of 1987, and later turned into a movie starring Dolly Parton, Julie Roberts, Sally...

 

BLT Youth Troupe To Present ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’

The curtain is going up on Brevard Little Theatres last play of the 2011 season, and this youth production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” is a delightful way to bring this successful...

 
 By William Douglas    Arts    August 8, 2011

‘Annie’ Captivates Audiences

It’s time for Brevard Little Theatre’s annual summer musical and, as in years past, it doesn’t disappoint. To say that this year’s show, “Annie,” is a challenge, is an understatement. But, challenge or not, this show really shines. The...

 

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