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BLT Presents 'The Lion In Winter' On Nov. 30 - Brevard NC


November 19, 2018

Cast members, from left to right, are Garren Orr, Jennifer Memolo, Elijah Hamilton, Mike Parks, Rachel Adams, Alex Guazzo and Miles Rice. (Courtesy photo by Steve Rose)

Every family has its ups and downs. But James Goldman's "The Lion in Winter" takes that expression to deliciously pithy extremes. The Brevard Little Theatre (BLT) will conclude their 2018 season with this modern classic tale beginning Nov. 30.

Premiering on Broadway in 1966, the play garnered critical praise, especially for Rosemary Harris, who won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Eleanor. Many film lovers will also remember the Academy Award-winning 1968 adaptation, which starred Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn.

Set during Christmas 1183, at Henry II of England's castle in Chinon,...

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