Sweet Dreams of Patsy

Back by Popular Demand! Sweet Dreams of Patsy…

Three Performances Only to Celebrate the 4th! Direct from Branson, Alice Faye returns with her much-loved tribute to the great ladies of Country Music. If you were lucky enough to catch Sweet Dreams of Patsy in March then you know how amazing this show is!  Close your eyes, sit back and enjoy all your favorite songs from one of the pioneers of modern Country Music.  Interspersed with her amazing song renditions, Alice will give you real insight into the life and heart of Patsy Cline.  In her too-short life of just 30 years, Patsy found fans around the world and…

THE SHOW MUST GO ON…AND SO IT DOES!

Our 2020 YETI CoVid project is complete and you can view it here.  Special Thanks to our coaches Gale Rublee, Laura Frederickson, Katie Schisler and Courtney Friday and our video editor Cassie Catherall.  Thanks to our parents and kids for devoting many hours to this labor of love.  And thanks to our generous donors who made this possible, including US Bank, Paul and Mary Lynne Richards and Michael and Sharon Bukstein. If you would like to be part of our YETI (Youth Education in Theater Initiative) check out our website www.bluffcitytheater under Youth Programs.  

A Big Thank You to US Bank!

Despite social distancing protocols that have forced us to cancel the 2020 season, we are very thrilled that we have been able to maintain our engagement with Hannibal-area youth through our YETI Covid-19 online initiatives.  Youth Director Gale Rublee and her team have been kept busy leading a variety of online projects that will culminate in an online musical “The Show Must Go On” later this month.  None of this would be possible without the generous support of our donors and sponsors, including US Bank who awarded us $1500 toward our goal of $5,000.  Hannibal Branch Manager for US Bank…

An Important Message from Joe Anderson, Executive Director

Dear Supporters of Bluff City Theater Given the unprecedented level of uncertainty surrounding the CoVid 19 pandemic, we have been forced to make some incredibly difficult decisions regarding the 2020 season at Bluff City Theater. Producing theater is a complex undertaking that requires us to make commitments months in advance of the actual performances. Even more importantly, our financial model is based on a combination of fundraising activities, donations and grants as well as subscriptions and single ticket sales, all of which happen in advance of the season. With only six weeks to go before we are scheduled to begin rehearsals,…

Sweet Dreams of Patsy

Are you All Crazy About Patsy Cline?

Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:30 PM Bluff City Theater, Hannibal, MO Featuring Alice Faye as the legendary Patsy Cline Direct from Branson Bluff City Theater presents an up-close-and-personal evening with the music of Patsy Cline in a 90-minute show dedicated to Patsy and other country legends. Over 15 of Patsy’s hits are featured in this production by Alice Faye, a long time Branson performer. This is a great evening out for those looking for a show with old-time country music.  The show takes place in our intimate 90-seat theater with no seat more than 20 feet from the stage. Tickets…

All Crazy 'bout Patsy

Bluff City Theater to host All Crazy ‘bout Patsy, Direct from Branson!

Friday March 13th 7:30 p.m. 212 Broadway in Historic Downtown Hannibal In a first for Hannibal, Bluff City Theater will be hosting Alice Faye in her one-woman tribute “All Crazy ‘bout Patsy” for one show on Friday, March 13th. Faye has been performing for audiences in Branson, Missouri since 2016 and before that across the country, bringing her amazing voice and favorites from the legendary Patsy Cline and a host of other favorite female country artists, including Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood and Reba McIntyre among others. Here’s what audiences have to say about this show… If you close your eyes…

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A New Season of BCT Academy Begins This Saturday

Our Intro to Acting and Theater Program Works With Children as Young as 7 Years Old… Under the guidance of our Youth Coordinator Gale Rublee, children learn to let their imaginations soar, making imaginary situations realistic.  Through a combination of play, learning and pretending your children will gain confidence performing in front of others and build theater friendships with other creative young people.  Intro to Theater is just one of three new classes starting this weekend adn we have a few spots remaining.  The program runs Saturday mornings from January 25th and costs just $59 per child.  Tuition assistance is…

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Final Notice-2020 Auditons at The Zack Theater 3226 Locust St. Louis

Saturday, January 18th 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Bluff City Theater will be holding open auditions for 3 of 4 plays in the 2020 Season this January.  Equity and non-equity actors are welcome to audition. Following are the roles we are seeking to fill: Trying by Joanna McLelland Glass  June 1-27 Judge Francis Biddle  Male, 80’s Sarah Schorr Female. 20’s Long Days Journey into Night by Eugene O’Neil June 29-July 25 JAMES TYRONE – 65, actor MARY CAVAN TYRONE, 56, his wife JAMES TYRONE, Jr. – 33, their elder son EDMUND TYRONE – 23, their young son CATHLEEN – early 20s, their maid Forgottonia…

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Spring Academy Classes are Enrolling Now!

Bluff City Theater Academy is a fun and educational way for children and teens interested in theater to gain experience and skills on stage.  For younger children, our Introduction to Theater programs help your son or daughter (ages 7-11) gain confidence through using their imagination to play out themes and ideas.  We offer classes in both acting and musical theater. For more experienced youth, our spring classes include Advanced Scene Study, where students break down individual scenes to explore characters, emotional expression and hidden meanings through behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances.  A And, brand new this season is our Intro…

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