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March 27, 2014 (Jackson) - The play Last Train to Nibroc will debut at the Belhaven Blackbox Theatre on April 1-5 with a matinee performance at 2:00 p.m. on April 5. “Last Train to Nibroc is an old fashioned love story full of heart, humor and irony,” said Marianne Savell, Assistant Professor of Theatre at Belhaven. “This two person play is beautifully written by Arlene Hutton and is based on her parents. This wonderfully entertaining play will remind you of what it means to love and what it costs.”

The story takes place on a train heading east for a cross-country trip in December 1940 and centers on Raleigh, an aspiring writer who is on his way to New York and May who is on her way to become a missionary. The charm of their meeting and budding romance is challenged when the two discover that they are from neighboring Appalachian towns and they must decide between plans as they are, or catching the train to the Nibroc Festival.

Last Train to Nibroc is free for Belhaven students, faculty, staff and immediate families. General admission is $10 to the public and $5 for students and senior citizens. For ticket information contact the Belhaven box office by email at or call 601-965-7026.