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Are You A Fan of American History?

History buffs are going to love The Interrogation of Nathan Hale by Captain John Montresor.  Based on real-life events, David Stanley Ford’s thoughtful and intense script captures the final hours of Nathan Hale before he is executed as the first spy in the service of America.  Through the eyes of young Hale and Montresor, a career soldier in the service of King George, we explore the naive optimism of those who sought independence from what was then the richest and most powerful nation on Earth. For this performance, out theater is transformed into Montresor’s campaign tent on Manhattan Island as…

“The music we play on long car rides…”

  With over 27 albums and 3 Grammys, no one knows how to communicate with kids better than Tom Chapin. Tom’s music is targeted to kids from 3-13 and delivers a combination of catchy tunes, clever lyrics and lots of action.  The kids in your life are going to have an experience they will never forget! Tom Chapin’s Family Concert is this Saturday February 9th at 1 p.m. at HLG University (2700 Palmyra Road in Hannibal).  Doors open at 12:30 and tickets are still available. General admission is $25 for adults and $12 for kids.  Buy online at www.eventshannibal.com or…

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There’s still time to get your tickets to “one of the great personalities in contemporary folk music”!

  As part of our mission to bring world-class talent to Hannibal, Bluff City Theater is proud to present the incomparable Tom Chapin in an intimate show at Roland Performing Arts Center at HLGU.  “An Evening with Tom Chapin” takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 9th. The brother of the late, great Harry Chapin, Tom has had a storied career as a musician, songwriter, recording artist, tv star and actor on Broadway and in film.  In this intimate performance, he’ll share his personal stories from five decades of performing interspersed with original music, classic folk favorites and selections…

  With 27 albums and 3 Grammys in a career that spans five decades, Tom Chapin may be the most successful children’s entertainer in America today! Families love his brand of smart, catchy and relevant songs about things that matter to kids. His music is described as “kid-friendly and adult safe” so everyone, no matter the age will enjoy the show. Check out this recording of Tom’s hit This Pretty Planet (featuring Judy Collins).  The Tom Chapin Family Concert takes place this Saturday at 1 p.m. at Roland Performing Arts Center at HLG University. Tickets are still available online at…

2018 Children and Youth Programs are Online Now!

Bluff City Theater programs for children and youth are a great way to build confidence and improve skills for young performers… Our 2018 calendar of events is online now at www.bluffcitytheater.com including our teen mentorship program, BCT Academy classes and our popular BCT Summer Day Camps offered in collaboration with Hannibal Parks and Recreation and the Hannibal Arts Council. Whether your child is an experienced thespian or a rank amateur, we’re sure to have a program for them. Theater is fun and creative, helps children build lasting friendships and  build confidence.  Theater is an inclusive environment where children from all…

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Lock in Savings for the 2018 Season Now!

Wars, terrorism, hurricanes, mass shootings, overt racism, violent demonstrations, earthquakes… Throughout time, mankind has endured a seemingly endless run of tragedy and turmoil.  Who could blame us if we simply gave up?  Yet, we don’t.  Somehow, through it all we endure, believing in something-that it will get better, that life is worth living, that there will be a reward for us somewhere, sometime.  Faith is what causes us to face each day and survive through whatever life can throw at us. Yet what is Faith?  It’s what we hold onto in the absence of proof. It can take many forms-faith…

BCT Academy Classes Begin September 30th. Register Today!

Have you ever dreamed of being on stage?  Do you want to learn how to be a better performer?  Do you want to boost your confidence in front of people? These are just a few of the reasons BCT Academy give for becoming part of Hannibal’s only professional theater training program. Fall classes start on September 30th.  This season we are offering two beginning-level programs for children ages 7 to 11- Acting and Singing.  Plus, we’ve added an advanced vocal program for children and youth age 11 and up.  And, for the very first time, we are offering Improv training…

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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