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Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution at Neuse Little Theatre Is Entertaining, But Not Without Flaws

Neuse Little Theatre of Smithfield, NC is currently performing its community-theater production of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution, under the direction of Shaun Braswell and Meta Toole, in “The Hut.” This quaint venue is always a fun place to see a proscenium-staged show. We found Saturday night’s performance to be entertaining, but not without… Read More ›

The cast for Neuse Little Theatre's Feb. 17-19 and 24-26 presentation of Good Ol' Girls includes (from left) Teresa Gurley Shearin, Natasha Allen Thompson, Theressa Rose, Leanne Bernard, and Nancy Boyle Gibbs

Five Local Good Ol’ Girls Draw Full Houses to Neuse Little Theatre in Smithfield

We’ve all heard of “good ol’ boys,” and we’ve all got an impression of just exactly what a good ol’ boy might be. The Urban Dictionary definition begins: “A man or older boy from the South, in this case the stereotypical redneck or hick. Likes cheap beer, NASCAR, football, pro wrestling, hunting and/or fishing, and… Read More ›

NOTE: NLT's Good Ol' Girls has added a 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26th, show

Neuse Little Theatre’s Good Ol’ Girls Is a Foot-Stomping, Feel-Good Time

On the edge of downtown Smithfield, NC, sits an inconspicuous log cabin known by locals as “The Hut.” I have often driven past this building without giving it much thought, until last night. After picking up my tickets for Neuse Little Theatre’s production of Good Ol’ Girls, I entered the front door of the former… Read More ›

NLT’s “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” Entertains with a Subtly Updated Script

Neil Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers is all about what happens when a sensitive man, Barney Cashman (Shaun Braswell) tries to reignite his passion for life by having an illicit affair. He brings a series of women to his elderly mother’s apartment, and in his dealings with them, learns a lot about himself… Read More ›

Suspenseful and Intimate, NLT’s “Wait Until Dark” Is a Hit

Though located slightly outside of the Triangle, the Neuse Little Theatre, housed in Smithfield, is one of the area’s best kept secrets. This cute little theatre is shaped like a log cabin, features affordable ticket prices, and, judging by its production of Wait Until Dark, directed by Matt Gore, really knows how to put on… Read More ›