Final Reminder! Big Band Concert of 1945

Tickets are Still Available for Tomorrow’s Concert! There is still time to buy tickets for The Big Band Concert of 1945 featuring the St. Louis Big Band and vocalist Joe Scalzitti.  You can buy tickets online here, or call the box office at 573-719-3226 Friday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.  We’ll also have a limited number of tickets available at the door. Tickets are $24.75 each or bring 3 friends and get a 4-ticket flex pass for just $89.  If you plan on purchasing at the door, please bring cash or check (payable to Bluff City Theater). The doors…

Album Release Coincides With Hannibal Concert!

The St Louis Big Band has announced their new album “St Louis Blues” will be released on Saturday March 28th, the same day they appear in The Big Band Concert of 1945 in Hannibal.  The St. Louis Big Band is one of America’s largest and most successful bands dedicated to this genre of music which is finding a new younger audience.  And no wonder, with timeless hits like Benny Goodman’s Sing, Sing, Sing, made famous in the hit movie Swing Kids, Big Band music has weathered the test of time. The Big Band Concert of 1945 is our recreation of…

The Big Band Concert of 1945!

Don’t Miss This Once in a Lifetime Opportunity, Hear Big Band The Way it Was Meant to be Played! Bluff City Theater proudly presents The St Louis Big Band Saturday March 28th in a special tribute to the music that won the war. When we decided to theme our winter season around WWII, we knew we had to include a tribute to the great music and musicians of the Swing Era.  When we looked for bands that could create this special concert for us, we found the St. Louis Big Band, one of the largest and finest ensembles in the…

In the Mood…For Some Big Band Swing!

St. Louis Big Band Heads to Hannibal for The Big Band Concert of 1945 Saturday March 28th Hannibal High School 7:30 p.m. No music is more special that Big Band and the Swing Era- “The Music That Won The War!”  Bluff City Theater is proud to present this recreation of a concert just as you might have heard it at the end of WWII. This special one-night presentation features one of America’s premiere ensembles dedicated to the Big Band and Swing eras- The St. Louis Big Band.  Regular performers at Casa Loma and around the midwest, The St. Louis Big…

Thanks for The Memories…

Hitz of the Blitz is History But We’ll Always Have The Memories! Thank you to everyone who helped make our 2015 Gala Fundraiser on Friday night a huge success!  We were treated to spectacular dishes from a dozen local restaurants and an inspiring  performance from an international cast of stars.  Overall, the gala raised a record $11, 026 to support the work of Bluff City Theater- our professional performances and youth theater development right here in Hannibal. We couldn’t have done it without the talented cast:  Lisa Horner, Norah Long, Matt Rein, Clark A Cruikshank, Jim Dewey and Greg Gibson…

All Star Cast to Showcase at Hitz of the Blitz Gala-Counting Down

    Hurry! Book Today! There is still time to book your tickets to Bluff City Theater’s Hitz of the Blitz Gala this Friday evening starting at 6 p.m.  We feature an all-star international cast of talent including Lisa Horner, Norah Roberts, Matt Rein, Clark A. Cruikshank and Jim Dewey with Greg Gibson at the keyboards. Your ticket includes the show plus a tapas-style tasting menu from a dozen of the downtown’s favorite restaurants.  Dinner and a show for just $60pp 0r $110 per couple! Hurry, only 200 tickets are available.  Hitz of the Blitz will be held at The Mark…

Lisa Horner to Headline Hitz of the Blitz

Bluff City Theater is proud to present award winning performer Lisa Horner on Friday March 13th. Bluff City Theater continues its tradition of bringing world-class talent to Hannibal with its presentation of Hits of the Blitz on Friday March 13th at The Mark Twain Brewing Company as part of the 2015 fundraising gala. Among her many accomplishments, Lisa recently appeared as Mme. Thenardier in the 25th Anniversary production of Les Miserables at the Princess of Wales Theater.  A native of Canada, Ms. Horner boasts a 25-year career on stage, screen and television including originating the role of The Wicked Witch…

Lionel Bart's Oliver

Local Auditions- Oliver!

Open Call for Local Actors- Children, Teens and Adults (No Experience Necessary) Bluff City Theater is inviting applications from those interested in appearing in our summer production Oliver!  Roles include the workhouse children (ages 7-13), Fagin’s Gang (ages 10-17) and a number of support roles for people of all ages.  This is an Equity SPT1 production open to Equity and non-Equity professionals, theater students and talented amateurs interested in performing with Hannibal’s new professional theater. Auditions will be held Wednesday, March 11th from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, March 14th.  To book an audition time please go here.  All the details…

Don’t Miss Hitz of the Blitz! Friday March 13th

It’s our biggest event of the year!  Our 2015 Gala Fundraiser will be held on Friday March 13th at the Mark Twain Brewing Company.  Just like last year, we’ll have more than a dozen local restaurants providing a tapas-style tasting menu.  This year’s theme is Hitz of the Blitz and we’ve assembled an international cast of musical comedy stars to entertain you, including Lisa Horner, star of stage and screen, last year’s favorite songstress Norah Long, newcomer Matt Rein and local favorites Clark Cruikshank and Jim Dewey with Greg Gibson returning on the keyboards. Plus we have some great live…

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