BCT Gala Tickets Now Available Online

Bluff City Theater Presents its Third Annual Gala Babes on Broadway! Saturday April 30th 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. The Rialto Event Center at 603 Broadway If you attended one of our galas then you know what a great time we have.  Your ticket includes dinner and a Cabaret Show featuring an array of professional talent second-to-none.  this year, in honor of our focus on strong women characters, we’ve dedicated our show to the Grande Dames of Broadway – household names like Streisand, Channing, Andrews,  Minelli, and Merman. Our all-star cast includes Holly Schroeder, Taylor Pietz and Tricia Bart with a special…

Gertrude Stein and A Companion

Gertrude Stein and a Companion-Last Day to See This Remarkable Production!

If you’ve been meaning to see Gertrude Stein and a Companion, we have good news and bad news.  The bad news is that after today, the play will close forever!  The good news is that we still have good seats available for either our 2 p.m. matinee or our 7:30 p.m. evening performance.  But, you must act now to ensure you get to see it. Like a fine wine, this production gets better with age and last night’s audience saw one of the most moving performances in our history.  Laura Ackermann and Susie Wall are near-perfect in their portrayal of…

Next Performance Tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Spend a memorable Friday evening with Gertrude Stein and a Companion at Bluff City Theater.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30.  Laura Ackermann and Susie Wall star in this poignant and sensitive look at the lives and careers of two of the most influential women of the 20th Century. With set design by Stephen Schisler and directed by the award-winning John Contini, Gertrude Stein and a Companion is one of the most-polished works we have ever presented here at Bluff City Theater. Tickets are just $25 each or buy a 4-ticket Flex Pass, good for…

The Final Four Begins Tonight!

This is it-your final four performances of Win Wells’ award-play Gertrude Stein and a Companion! Laura Ackermann and Susie Wall star in this remarkable production, directed by 2015 St. Louis Theater Circle Outstanding Winner John Contini.  Seamlessly moving through time and space, the play examines the complex relationship between two of the greatest Women of Letters America has ever produced.  At heart, a love story, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas forged a partnership that influenced modern art and literature for generations. In their salon at 27 Rue du Fleurus, together with brother Leo, they assembled one of the greatest…

It’s The Final Four!

We’re down to final four performances of Gertrude Stein and a Companion.  Audiences are raving about this moving and poetic production by John Contini and starring Laura Ackermann and Susie Wall.  Once it’s gone, it’s gone forever. Share the magic by booking your seats today!  Performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee on Saturday at 2:00 p.m.  Tickets cost just $25 each or buy a 4-ticket Flex-Pass good for any combination of 4 tickets that can be used for any combination of 4 tickets to any 2016 production at Bluff City Theater. Book online or…

Congratulations to John Contini, Outstanding Director-Comedy!

Winner 2015 St. Louis Theater Circle Award for  Outstanding Director-Comedy Bluff City Theater is pleased to congratulate John Contini who last night won the St. Louis Theater Circle Award for Outstanding Director in a Comedy for his direction of 2015’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Actors Studio St. Louis in 2015.  In fact, the play won a total of four awards, tying for the most awards to any production in 2015! This win follows on the heels of his 2014 win as Outstanding Actor in a Lead Role-Drama for his portrayal of Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman.…

It’s the Final Week to catch Laura Ackermann and Susie Wall in Gertrude Stein and a Companion! Audiences have been raving about this sensitive and moving portrayal of one of America’s most important and influential literary partnerships ever.  If you love good theater, you owe it to yourself to come see Gertrude Stein and a Companion now in its final week at Bluff City Theater. How is it that two people, women, could somehow become the defining icons of an entire era of creative endeavor? Paris in the Avant-Garde era was the center of the creative world  and Gertrude Stein…

Opening Tonight-Gertrude Stein and a Companion

Don’t Miss This Remarkable Production! Last night’s preview audience was treated to one of the most beautiful productions we have ever presented at Bluff City Theater.  Performed on a mostly bare stage, Gertrude Stein and a Companion glides seamlessly back and forth through time using only pictures, props and language to transport the audience to a different time and place.  The poetic prose of Win Well’s award-winning script is mesmerizing in the hands of Director John Contini and veteran actors Laura Ackermann and Susie Wall. Tickets are still available for this production but only seven performances remain-tonight at 7:30, tomorrow at 2:00…

Hurry- Preview Tonight. Opens Tomorrow!

Veteran St. Louis Actors Headline Gertrude Stein and a Companion! Award-winning director John Contini will bring his vision to Bluff City Theater beginning tomorrow when the curtain rises on Win Well’s masterpiece.  Winner of Best Play when it premiered at the Edinburgh Festival, Gertrude Stein and a Companion went on to win multiple awards around the globe. Spanning 60 years, the play examines the complex relationship between Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas and the unending parade of literary and artistic luminaries that came through their lives and salon at 27 Rue de Fleurus.  Widely recognized as one of the most successful literary partnerships…

Auditions Notice-Summer Season 2016

Friday March 25-Hannibal All lead and featured roles, Equity and non-Equity Sunday March 27-St. Louis Lead roles, Equity and non-Equity This is an open audition call for our upcoming Summer Season Alice in Wonderland (Prince Street Players Version) We’ve been receiving calls for quite some time about auditions for our upcoming summer season and this is the official notice of auditions for Equity, non-Equity, College Theater students and talented amateurs. Local auditions will be held in Hannibal on Friday, March 25.  (Sorry about the holiday but we are working around several people’s schedules).  We are seeking those interested in lead…

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