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By William Douglas
Theater Review 

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


Last updated 4/17/2013 at 12:53pm

The cast members of “Blithe Spirit” are, from left to right, Marianne Plunkert, David Gibbs, Sandra Whitmore, Scott Lothrop, Julie Vorus, Bonnie Clark and Elly Leidner. (Courtesy photo)

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 received and destined to set British box office records. The play ultimately ran for 1,997 performances, a record for non-musical plays that wasn’t broken until “The Mousetrap” surpassed it in 1957.

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