The Transylvania Times -

Brevard Little Theatre Prepares To Stage Classic 'Yes, Virginia...' – Brevard NC


November 14, 2016

Pictured are cast members Jonathan Forrester, Beth Bristol, Jenny Lee, Caroline Ramsey, Sophie Dunbar, Cali Garcia, Avery Snarey and Doug Campen. Not pictured are Courtney Rollins and Abby McCall. (Courtesy photo)

Explaining Santa Claus to young children is a dilemma all parents face. Attempting to keep the magic alive and also to portray the true spirit of Christmas, they grapple with the young ones' questions and curiosities.

With an authentic story that dates back to 1897, 10 actors with Brevard Little Theatre bring to life the play by Jamie Gorski that is based on the New York Sun's editorial entitled, "Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus." In it 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon writes a letter to editor Francis Parcellus Church asking whether Santa Claus really exists. His answer has become a p...

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