The Greatest Lesson in History Retold

A wise man once said that he who fails to remember history is deemed to repeat it… And that’s the core message in Bluff City Theater’s final play in a 2018 Season dedicated to the theme of Faith.  The Cotton Patch Gospel by Tom Key and Russell Treyz, with music by Harry Chapin, is based on the book The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John by Clarence Jordan.  A modern-day retelling of the life of Jesus, the story set in rural Georgia portrays the governor of the state as Herod.  To understand why Jordan felt he needed to update…

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Time is running out to take advantage of our Early-Bird price- just $99 for all five productions in the 2017 Season. Matt Salzberg makes his directing debut this February with Having Our Say-The Delany Sisters’ First Hundred Years, an  uplifting and inspirational story of two African-American sisters who quietly broke down racial and gender barriers in their 100+ years of living. Then, we convert the theater to a seedy Paris nightclub in 1950 for our production of C’est La Vie starring BCT favorites Taylor Pietz and Felicia Dinwiddie as two aging chanteuses caught in a dead-end job. In June, we…

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