And the curtain falls on our 2018 Season-Thanks for the Memories…

                                                  As the 2018 Season, built around the theme of Faith draws to a close, we’d like to say thanks to everyone who made this season possible.  To our talented casts and crew, to our volunteers, our sponsors and Producer’s Circle members, our volunteers and especially to our dedicated subscribers, we hope you’ve enjoyed seeing our shows as much as we’ve enjoyed bringing them to you. Over the past four years, we’ve produced 21 shows, including…

Who is Asher Lev? An Exclusive Interview with Drew Pannebecker

An Exclusive Interview with the Star of My Name is Asher Lev: Drew Pannebecker Last weekend, My Name is Asher Lev opened here at Bluff City Theater. Audience members have been leaving night after night with nothing but wonderful things to say. I sat down with the star of the production, Drew Pannebecker, to talk about his role and his contributions to the production. Drew is a native of the St. Louis Area and holds his MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International in Blue Lake, CA. He appeared in Wonderland, The Violet Hour, the Shakespeare Festival Educational Tour, and…

Still time to vote for Bluff City Theater-and to subscribe!

Bluff City Theater lands 21 nominations in the 2017 Broadway World St. Louis Theater Awards Nominations include Best Drama, Best Musical and Best Theater Company After just three seasons, Bluff City Theater is already making its mark in the theater community.  2017 was our most successful to date, thanks in part to a strong lineup of interesting and innovative productions including the American premiere of Richard Ouzounian and Marek Norman’s inspiring musical, Emily and Bernard Sabath’s fictionalized look at Tom and Huck in their 70’s, The Boys in Autumn, performed entirely outdoors on the banks of the Mississippi River. Those…

Our Pre-season Subscription Offer is Held Over!

Buy all 5 regular season shows for just $99! That’s right-our super low pre-season subscription rate of just $99 is being held for the first 200 subscribers.  We’re getting close, so subscribe now if you want to be sure to lock in savings of $31 off full price.  That’s like getting one show for free (plus a little more!) Your subscription is the best way to ensure you get to see all our great performances in 2018.  Cormac McCarthy’s Sunset Limited kicks off another season of professional performances in Hannibal.  Directed by Broadway World-nominated Alex Freeman and starring multi-award-winning BCT…

Bluff City Theater Announces 2018 Season St. Louis Auditions!

Bluff City Theater has announced an audition date for Equity, EMC and non-equity professional actors in the St. Louis area.  Appointments are now being accepted for Monday December 4th from noon until 8 p.m. from professional actors interested in being considered for one of several dramatic or comedic roles. Roles include males and females from 18-70, all ethnicities.  Plays being auditioned include Cormac McCarthy’s The Sunset Limited, Aaron Posner’s adaptation of Chaim Potok’s My Name is Asher Lev and the American Premiere of Alejandro Casona’s Trees Die Standing Tall, a comedy that belies its nature to explore complex themes and…

Susie Wall as Ruth Westheimer

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…

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…

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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HELP US REACH OUR GOAL OF 200 SUBSCRIBERS!

Order your 2017 Season Subscription today and save 25%! Check out the story in this month’s edition of Hannibal Magazine.  Bluff City Theater is entering its third season with an impressive lineup of comedies, musicals and dramas-something for everyone.  The first play opens on February 9th and you don’t want to miss a thing.  Lock in your savings today at www.eventshannibal.com or call the box office at 573-719-3226. Subscribers get exclusive benefits like flexible booking up to 48 hours before your show, free changes and complete transferability to a friend or family member when you can’t make a performance.  Plus,…

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