Book Today! Opening This Week-You Caught Me Dancing

You won’t want to miss Erin Kelley as Katy Leary in our new production of You Caught Me Dancing… It’s 1910 and after 30 years of service to the Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) family, Katy faces a decision.  Does she enter service with another prominent family?  Does she move to New York and open a boarding house?  Or does she accept the proposal of a long-forgotten suitor who hasn’t forgotten her-having followed her adventures in the newspapers as she travelled the world with the Clemens family? In this wonderfully witty, funny and poignant story, director John Contini shows us what being…

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Bluff City Theater Summer Camps 2016

Session One: “Down The Rabbit Hole” What makes you curious? What fills you with wonder? Let’s create our own story performance with songs and imaginative characters in a colorful land of wonder! For Ages 8-12 June 13-24 9 am – 12 pm Monday – Friday FEES: $199 Registration Deadline June 6th $179 Early Registration Before May 20th $169 For BCT Season Subscribers $120 For Additional Siblings In The Same Household Email academy@bluffcitytheater.com or call 573-719-3226 for more information. Registration forms can be downloaded here or we can mail you one or they may be picked up at the theater at 212 Broadway. Session Two: “Wandering…

You Caught Me Dancing

Looking for something to do with visitors this summer?

You Caught Me Dancing is the perfect choice! You Caught Me Dancing, the heart-warming story of a lifetime spent alongside Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family opens in preview on Thursday, June 2nd.  For 30 years, Katy Leary served and travelled with the family, sharing the triumphs and tragedies of America’s First Family of Letters. In You Caught Me Dancing, playwright Bernard Sabath has captured the story of Mark Twain through the unique insights of one of the few people fortunate enough to know the man and his family on an intimate level for three decades. Set in the Clemens…

Tickets On Sale Now! You Caught Me Dancing June 3- June 18

Opens June 3rd! Award-winning director John Contini brings his vision of the life of Katy Leary to Hannibal with our newest production, You Caught Me Dancing, starring Erin Kelley.  Entering service at age 17, Katy Leary served the Samuel Clemens family as maid, governess, travel companion and confidante for 30 years. In this remarkable play by Bernard Sabath, Katy is at a crossroads following the death of Mark Twain and must choose among three possible futures for herself.  Does she enter the service of another prominent family?  Does she open her own boarding house?  Or does she accept the “proposal”…

You Caught Me Dancing

Next Up at BCT- You Caught Me Dancing!

Our Summer Season kicks off with a delightful comedy directed by John Contini and starring Erin Kelley, 2015 nominee for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy (St. Louis Theater Circle Awards). For 30 years, Katy Leary has been servant, companion, governess and confidante to the Samuel Clemens family.  Now, Mrs. Clemens has died and Katy faces the biggest decision of her life- what next?  Does she move on to another affluent family?  Does she move to NYC and open her own boarding house?  Or does she accept the “proposal” from an earnest former beau who has avidly followed her life and career,…

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