My Name is Asher Lev: An Exclusive Look into rehearsal!

An Exclusive Interview with My Name is Asher Lev’s Director: Sydnie Grosberg Ronga By Camden Scifres, Summer Intern   As My Name is Asher Lev draws closer to opening, the more excited I am. I had the pleasure of sitting in on a rehearsal run of the show the other day and in that rehearsal  I saw three captivating actors take on several roles together as they told a beautifully triumphant story of an artist. After the run, I was so moved that I had the urge to conduct an interview with the show’s director Sydnie Grosberg Ronga about some of…

Auditions this weekend! It’s not too late to sign up!

Audition Notice: Non-Professional Featured & Ensemble Roles in Cotton Patch Gospel and Trees Die Standing Tall at Bluff City Theater Bluff City Theater will be presenting two shows this summer, Trees Die Standing Tall and Cotton Patch Gospel.  These are Equity professional productions and all starring roles have been cast.  We are seeking talented individuals to fill two remaining featured roles in the cast of Trees Die Standing Tall and eighteen ensemble roles in Cotton Patch Gospel.  This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience working with professional directors and cast members. Some acting experience is preferred, but not compulsory. …

Auditions at Bluff City Theater this weekend! Don’t miss your chance!

Audition Notice: Non-Professional Featured & Ensemble Roles in Cotton Patch Gospel and Trees Die Standing Tall at Bluff City Theater Bluff City Theater will be presenting two shows this summer, Trees Die Standing Tall and Cotton Patch Gospel.  These are Equity professional productions and all starring roles have been cast.  We are seeking talented individuals to fill two remaining featured roles in the cast of Trees Die Standing Tall and eighteen ensemble roles in Cotton Patch Gospel.  This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience working with professional directors and cast members. Some acting experience is preferred, but not compulsory. …

Mardra and Reggie Thomas to headline our Speakeasy Soiree!

SEE A CLIP OF THEM HERE! z+singer&&view=detail&mid=D55CBD969299902AB1E2D55CBD969299902AB1E2&&FORM=VRDGARhttq=mardra+thomas+jaz   Recording artists and jazz stage headliners Mardra and Reggie Thomas will be bringing their intimate and inspiring tribute to jazz legend Billie Holiday to Hannibal as part of our 2018 Fundraising Gala.  If you’ve attended our fundraisers in the past, you’ll know that what a great experience it is.  This year’s theme is a Speakeasy Soiree- a tribute to the Roaring 20’s and we’ll have a ton of surprises for you. It all takes place Saturday May 5 beginning at 6 p.m.   at The Admiral Koontz Armory in Historic Downtown Hannibal!…

Hear John Contini and Erick Lindsey Live on KHMO this morning at 8:25

The Sunset Limited Opens in Preview next Thursday, February 15th Catch John Contini and Erick Lindsey this morning on Talk Radio 1070 KHMO as they discuss their upcoming production of The Sunset Limited with Harold Smith.  Written by Cormac McCarthy, one of America’s greatest living novelists, The Sunset Limited is an intriguing and often funny look at life, death and the existence of God.  Set in a tenement in Harlem, Black has just prevented White from killing himself by jumping in front of a train.  Now, he tries desperately to convince his unwilling guest that death is not the answer…

The Sunset Limited begins on February 15th but there’s still time to subscribe!

The questioner wants to know the truth- the doubter wants to be told there ain’t no such thing… Bluff City Theater kicks off its fourth season with Cormac McCarthy’s intelligent and funny exploration of faith, The Sunset Limited.  Bluff City Theater veteran actor John Contini returns as “White” a university professor and atheist who decides to end his life on his birthday by jumping in front of a train.  A newcomer to our stage, Erick Lindsey is “Black”, a convicted felon who became an evangelical Christian while in prison and devotes his life to helping others in need.  He stops…

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…

Beat The January Blues-Ed Asner Brings His Comedy to Hannibal!

Saturday January 13th One Show Only at Hannibal High School 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25, $30, $40 and $45  Good seats still available in all price ranges.  Audiences are raving about this show from coast-to-coast and you can find out why for yourself when you become part of the audience for this very special presentation by Bluff City Theater.  There’s no better way to beat the January Blues than by spending an evening laughing along with the great Ed Asner. Watch the video, then book your seats for the comedy event of the season in Hannibal.  Seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed…

Counting Down The Days…

Ed Asner arrives in Hannibal January 13th!  Do you have your tickets yet?You don’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to catch one of TV’s greatest comics on stage right here in Hannibal.  Based on the true story of a man who discovers his inner self (in more ways than one!), A Man and His Prostate is a hilarious comedy by Emmy-Award-Winning playwright Ed Weinberger. The show has been touring the US for the past year and this is the only Missouri stop on the tour.  Described as a public service disguised as a comedy, the combination of Asner’s masterful…

Bring Ed Asner Home for Christmas

Still looking for the perfect gift for someone special in your life? Ed Asner is bringing his new one-man staged reading A Man and His Prostate to Hannibal for one performance only on Saturday, January 13th and good seats are still available.  Penned by Emmy-Award-Winning author Ed Weinberg, A Man and His Prostate is a hilarious look at what happens when you get sick in a strange country. Now touring the U.S., this is the only Missouri stop this season.  88-year-old Ed Asner is a master of comedic timing and audiences are raving about the show.  Good tickets are still…

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