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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 ›

The Night of the Iguana stars (from left) Stephen Carl as Shannon, Stephanie Holloman Kellogg as Maxine, Randy Jordan as Nonno, and Gwendolyn Mewes Sullivan as Hannah (photo by Stephanie Reynolds Veren)

The Night of the Iguana Is Satisfying, But Has the Potential to Grow and Mature

Neuse Little Theatre is to be commended for taking on the challenge of The Night of the Iguana, a classic 1961 Broadway drama by Tennessee Williams — and one in which a hometown famous movie star (Ava Gardner) once played in the 1964 Hollywood version. Williams’ characters are alway complex, broken, and difficult for even… Read More ›

Every Iguana Will Have Its Night!

Are you ready for some Tennessee Williams? Are you ready to attend a show in a unique venue? Anthony Pender is directing The Night of the Iguana for the Neuse Little Theatre in Smithfield. Their venue is a quaint 80-year-old log cabin, affectionately known as “The Hut,” on the corner of Front and Market Streets…. Read More ›