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Another set of grandparents

South Boston News
Danville’s Jane Reid and Steve Petrick make their Halifax County Little Theatre debut in “Over the River and Through the Woods,” which opens Friday at 7:30 p.m. at The Prizery. This family comedy is both touching and hilarious and is guaranteed to warm the theatre on a cold night. Bring your friends and some tissues. Tickets are on sale at 572-8339 or at http://www.prizery.com.

Grandparents shine in ‘Over the River and Through the Woods’

South Boston News
Deborah Sizemore and Peter Balys portray grandparents of a grown grandson they hope to keep close by in Halifax County Little Theatre’s winter comedy “Over the River and Through the Woods.” Audiences can expect lots of laughs and a few tears as well when the show runs from Feb. 20-March 1 in South Boston. Call The Prizery at 434-572-8339 for tickets.

Spinning magic

South Boston News
Making magic to save young Wilbur’s life are lead cast members in Halifax County Little Theatre’s fall production of Charlotte’s Web are Jeremy Duffer, Kasey Rising (seated) Lorien Reeves (standing) and Laci Wilkins. Make plans to add some magic to your holidays. Charlotte’s Web opens Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Prizery. Tickets are available at http://www.hclt.org and http://www.prizery.com, the Halifax County Visitor’s Center, or by calling the Prizery box office at 434-572-8339, ext. 2.
Many people remember the first time they experienced Charlotte’s Web. For some, they read it in school and fell in love.

Beehive Pancake Breakfast Saturday

South Boston News
Diva Carolyn Dunn beautifies Diva Tasha Dyer before pictures for Little Theatre’s BEEHIVE:  The 60’s Rock Musical.  This Saturday between 8-10 a.m., Little Theatre is sponsoring a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s to benefit the Beehive production.  The Beehive cast will be helping at the breakfast this weekend, so you can meet the divas, dancers, and do-wops in person.  The show runs April 25 to May 4 at The Prizery.
Halifax County Little Theatre will sponsor a Pancake Breakfast at Applebee’s this Saturday, April 5, from 8-10 a.m. The proceeds from the breakfast will help with expenses for their upcoming musical, BEEHIVE: The 60’s Rock Musical, which opens April 25.

Workers by day; Divas by night

South Boston News
Trying to get the feel of their Diva status are the women of “BEEHIVE:  The 60’s Rock Musical.” Little Theatre’s spring musical opens on April 25, and patrons are encouraged to purchase their tickets early by calling The Prizery at 572-8339.  Rehearsing are Vecentia Williams, Kelly Worley, Carolyn Dunn, Victoria Palmer, Cecil Hazelwood, Tasha Dyer, Ashley White, and Sharron Garrett. 
Everyone has heard of Clark Kent, a “mild-mannered reporter by day for a great metropolitan newspaper” who can turn into Superman in a moment’s notice. But there are women amongst our community who are also living a double life. Who are they, and how does a BEEHIVE fit into their lives?

Every sport ever covered in HCLT’s winter comedy

“This show is absolutely hilarious and filled with all kinds of humor, from slap stick to witty quips to subtle humor; this play has it all,” said director Mike Freshour.

‘The Complete World of Sports (Abridged)’

South Boston News
Paul Streeter, Sandy Slayton and Jeremy Duffer sharpen up their swordplay skills for the opening of The Complete World of Sports (Abridged), opening Friday, Feb. 21. The show is very physical and comic, and with all the props, someone might be put on the bench with an injury! Tickets are on sale now at HCLT.org and at The Prizery box office, 572-8229
As the old adage goes, ‘success is ninety-nine percent preparation and one percent perspiration’. The same could be said about acting. It takes a great deal of preparation, mixed with a little bit of perspiration, to make a stage performance worthy of a top prize.

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