Our MISSION is to provide excellent amateur and professional theatre in Transylvania County and to encourage young and old alike to develop and maintain lifelong relationships with the theatre arts, whether through participation or attendance.

2019 Season

 

Just Another Big Dog

February 22-24 & March 1-3, 2019
drama

Two veterinarians have sent their staff home in advance of the  Nor’easter of the century. With a knock at the door, they are presented with three men, one of whom is unconscious and bleeding. What follows is a thriller with two vets, some bank robbers, a man with a gunshot wound and the worst storm they have ever seen. What could go wrong as the bank robbers make the vets perform surgery at gunpoint?

 

Dancing With Our Stars

Saturday, March 23, 2019
doors open at 6:30 PM
fundraiser

For the 12th year "Dancing With Our Stars" continues to entertain and raise funds for BLT. Professional and amateur dancers alike compete for your $1 votes. Competition starts at 8:00 PM and there is open dancing one hour prior. A cash bar and snacks are available. Tickets are $10 per person purchased the night of the event. To reserve a full table or individual tickets call (828) 884-2587. Online tickets are not available for this event.

 

Play On!

April 12-14, 19, 20, 26-28, 2019
comedy
A play within a play, a community theatre is producing a murder mystery with an inexperienced playwright. However, the plot doesn’t really have a murder and the playwright keeps changing the script. In addition, the cast is disgruntled, and the playwright accidentally deletes the entire sound effects board. All the disasters come to fruition in Act III when the company performs the actual show with hilarious mishaps at every turn.

Stories From Mothers of the Brides

May 10 - 12, 2019
comedy
As part of our “Curtain Call Series”, this production takes place in front of the main curtain without a set. Written and directed by local resident Doreen Blue, it’s a series of monologues, highlighting characters’ reactions to the dresses they wear for their daughters’ weddings, from funny to sad. This show premiered last year at BLT and ran in several locations throughout the area to much acclaim. Revisit some of the original stories as well as some new ones in this touching and hilarious production. This is a free production with a $5 donation appreciated at the door.

 

Broadway Cabaret

July 11-14, 2019
musical
Our ninth annual "Broadway Cabaret" fundraiser where songs from Broadway musicals are performed. The cabaret atmosphere is enhanced with table seating, snacks are provided and drinks are available for purchase.

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

August 22-25, 29-31 &
September 1, 2019
musical
A group of sixth-graders are eager to win the Spelling Bee for very different reasons. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals their hopes, struggles, and passions as the bee continues. Audience members are also invited onstage to test their spelling skills.

 

Wait Until Dark

October 25-27, 31,
November 1-3, 2019
thriller
Sam has been persuaded by a strange woman to transport a doll across the border, not knowing that sewn inside is heroin. When the woman is murdered, 3 con men start looking for the doll in Sam’s apartment where his blind wife, Susy, also resides. One man kills the other two and a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues between the two. When darkness falls Susy turns off all the lights leaving both to maneuver in the dark until the game ends.

 

Christmas Belles

December 5-8, 12-15, 2019
comedy
A church Christmas program spins hilariously out of control in this Southern farce about squabbling sisters, family secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and a reluctant Elvis impersonator. The feuding sisters eventually find a way to pull together and present a Christmas program the citizens of Fayro will never forget. Their hilarious holiday journey through a misadventure-filled Christmas Eve is guaranteed to bring joy to your world!