Brenda Bell (Artistic Director/Playwright/Director)

Ms. Bell started Literally Alive Children’s Theatre in 1999 and has written the book and lyrics for each production. Legend has it that she produced her first show at age 6 when the summer proved to be too boring. She wrote and produced shows for theatre legends including Mickey Rooney, Jamie Farr, Van Johnson, Mimi Hines and Frank Gorshin. Her writing credits also include “Reading is Cool” for RIF. She would like to thank the Players Theatre for providing the perfect home for her whimsy and always encouraging her to be bold! Check out the Sgouros & Bell blog at