Emily-The Musical, NEW PERFORMANCE DATE ADDED!

New Performance Added-Saturday. July 8th 2:00 p.m. Emily is a bona-fide hit and we have added an additional matinee to meet response.  If you haven’t made your reservations yet for the five remaining performances, DO IT TODAY! After four performances and four standing ovations, audiences are raving about this show. Janine Norman and Kyle Klein II are outstanding as Emily Starr and Teddy Kent with a strong supporting cast.   The music is at once haunting and uplifting. BCT’s young company performers have outdone themselves. The show is filled with one amazing moment after another. Thank you Bluff City Theatre…

Welcome Back to the Raft, Tom and Huck!

  At the end of his classic novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain wrote: So endeth this chronicle. It being strictly a history of a BOY, it must stop here; the story could not go much further without becoming the history of a MAN. When one writes a novel about grown people, he knows exactly where to stop — that is, with a marriage; but when he writes of juveniles, he must stop where he best can.  Someday it may seem worthwhile to take up the story of the younger ones again and see what sort of men…

Audition Notice-Non-Professional Featured Roles In the American Premiere of Emily-The Musical At Bluff City Theater

Bluff City Theater will be presenting the American premiere of an exciting new Canadian musical based on the Emily of New Moon series of books by Lucy Maud Montgomery.  This is an Equity professional production and all starring roles have been cast.  We are seeking talented individuals to fill six remaining featured roles in the cast.  This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience working with professional directors and cast members.  As an EMC eligible theater, we are also able to provide EMC qualified weeks for those working towards full Equity membership.  Douglas Starr/Dr. Burnley-Male-Emily’s father who passes away at…

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS HERE, NOW!

Bluff City Theater is offering two camps this summer, in conjunction with Hannibal Parks and Recreation Session 1-Down By The River for kids 5-7 years June 12th through June 16th Down by the river is an exploratory program for younger children that marries theater, nature and literature. The week includes a creek walk, river observations, and reading stories about life in the river.  Children act out their own river scene as they make a river come to life with stick puppets, simple masks, body movements, and sounds. The camp ends with a short (15-20 min) performance for parents. Session 2-Gone Fishin’ for kids…

For Fans of Paris, C’est La Vie is an engaging evening of music and laughter!

Bluff City Theater transforms into a Parisian Cabaret for this performance Dominique and Fatiguee are two aging songstresses stuck in a dad end job at Chez Laplee.  They long to break free but their boss makes them sing tired covers of Edith Piaf every night.  Then, one night, their chance comes as the boss is picked up by police for questioning.  The result is a wonderful story about their lives, loves and losses told through song and dance. To make the evening even more authentic, this is a licensed event and beer and wine will be available for sale before the…

AUDITIONS CALL- EMILY THE MUSICAL

Calling all local actors- Bluff City Theater will be holding auditions on Monday, March 20th from 4 p.m.-9 p.m. for boys and girls ages 10-17, college students 18-25 and mature males and females for featured and chorus roles in our upcoming production of Emily-The Musical. Emily is a family musical based on the Emily series of books by L.M. Montgomery. Rehearsal Dates: Saturdays in April and May.  Full rehearsals begin June 12.  Show opens June 29th and runs until July 8th (8-10 performances). Successful candidates must demonstrate strong acting, singing and dancing abilities commensurate with the role. Featured roles include: Emily Starr-(13-23)-dark complexion,…

It’s The Final Countdown!

It’s The Final Countdown! Just 12 days left to save 25% on the 2017 BCT Season! That’s right!  Our special low subscription price of just $99 for all five shows ends at midnight on December 31st.  Now, we know you’ve been meaning to pick up the phone and make that call, but everything is coming at you so fast.  And, with the holidays almost upon us, it’s just going to get busier.  So here’s your reminder.  Call now!  Or, book online here. Just $99 buys you five remarkable plays built around the central theme of families.  We open with an inspiring…

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS…

Well, two front teeth would be nice but we’re sure there is at least one person on your list who would prefer a 2017 Season Subscription for Bluff City Theater.  It’s the gift that keeps on giving through the year.  Whether comedy, drama or musicals, 2017 promises to have something for everyone.  We’re saluting Black History month with a star-studded production of Having Our Say-The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years followed by a zany and romantic romp through 1950’s Paris with C’est La Vie.  John Contini (The Heiress-2015) returns to Bluff City Theater as Huck Finn in Bernard Sabath’s The Boys in Autumn.  In…

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GOOD NEWS FOR PROCRASTINATORS!

There is still time to save on your 2017 Subscriptions! We’ve held the early bird discount over until Christmas so all you procrastinators out there can lock in savings in time for gift-giving.  Just $99 buys you a whole season of great theater.  Our 2017 Season opens with Having Our Say-The Delany Sisters First 100 Years.  Directed by Matt Saltzberg, this play tells the story of two African-American sisters who witnessed a century of change in America, and in the process broke down barriers as they quietly changed the world. Then in March, we transform the theater into a seedy…

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