In December of 1979, Larry Leon Hamlin created a new concept called “Living Room Theatre.” Monologues and scenes were performed from various plays in the living rooms of families in the community. The purpose of the Living Room Theatre model was two-fold:
- To introduce the company to the public; and
- To expose disadvantaged families to live theatre.
Depending on the size of the living room, hosts were asked to invite 10 to 12 friends to the performance. The performance lasted for one and a half hours.
The legacy of the Living Room Theatre continues as an NCBRC outreach program. Productions occur quarterly.