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Eclectic Company Theatre
5312 Laurel Canyon Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91607
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Laurel Canyon Orange Line stop is one block away and links to the Red Line
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"Last Train to Nibroc"
11 ratings
4.1 average rating
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9 events
1 review
10 stars
attended Apr 20 2012

Smart writing and wonderful acting! This play had the perfect mix of comedy and heartfelt dialogue. Thoroughly enjoyable!

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1 stars
attended Apr 20 2012

Very much enjoyed the production of this charming love story. The actors were wonderful and nimble and the theater was intimate and personal. Highly recommended.

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1 stars
attended May 13 2012

Darling black box theatre, very well acted, charming story, simply loved the entire experience!

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“Entertaining and engaging … Last Train to Nibroc is a fun ride and most definitely a worthwhile night out." —
“_Last Train to Nibroc _combines witty banter with the roller coaster of romance, to leave the audience feeling light hearted and fulfilled.” -Tolucan Times
_"_The play draws us in and reminds us that all good theater needs to do is honestly tell a human story and let the audience will find meaning in it themselves. Mr. Krueger and Ms. Lane carry the show with subtle, pitch-perfect performances." -LA Theatre Review


In December 1940, two Kentuckians meet cute on a very special train heading east bound for New York. Raleigh is a soldier facing medical discharge (he’s an epileptic) who aspires to become a writer; May has deeply religious feelings and wants to be a missionary. They’re two very different people, but as the story of Arlene Hutton’s 1999 play unfolds, the audience will witness Raleigh and May’s growing mutual attraction over the course of a couple of years in this unusual love story, which Hutton claims she loosely based on the romance between her own parents.

Hutton is a remarkably prolific playwright whose other works include Women@Work_, Lights Up!, Corbin, Kentucky, As It Is in Heaven, Academia _and much more.

The show runs approximately one hour and 40 minutes with no intermission.