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…

A Man and His Prostate Tickets Make a Great Gift!

Surprise someone on your list with a once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet Ed Asner up close and personal! Seven-time Emmy winner Ed Asner is bringing his one-man comedic play reading to Hannibal and you or your loved ones can be part of the audience.  Tickets are selling fast but good seats are still available. Tell us it’s a gift and we’ll make sure you have your tickets in plenty of time to put them under the tree! A Man and His Prostate, written by Asner’s longtime friend and collaborator Ed Weinstein, is the true story of one man’s discovery of his…

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…

Laugh along with one of the funniest men in television!

Bluff City Theater Presents Ed Asner in A Man and His Prostate One Day Only- Saturday January 13th, 2018  7:30 p.m.   Ed Asner has a long and storied career on television and on film with 20 Emmy nominations and 7 wins.  Best known for his portrayal of Lou Grant, he is the only person to have played the same role in both a comedy (The Mary Tyler Moore Show) and a drama (The Lou Grant Show).  Now you can see him live, in person, on stage right here in Hannibal, Missouri.  At 88 years of age, Ed Asner shows…

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…

Emily-The Musical, NEW PERFORMANCE DATE ADDED!

New Performance Added-Saturday. July 8th 2:00 p.m. Emily is a bona-fide hit and we have added an additional matinee to meet response.  If you haven’t made your reservations yet for the five remaining performances, DO IT TODAY! After four performances and four standing ovations, audiences are raving about this show. Janine Norman and Kyle Klein II are outstanding as Emily Starr and Teddy Kent with a strong supporting cast.   The music is at once haunting and uplifting. BCT’s young company performers have outdone themselves. The show is filled with one amazing moment after another. Thank you Bluff City Theatre…

Award-Winning St. Louis Director Brings Award-Winning Play to Bluff City Theater

John Contini will direct Win Wells’ award-winning play Gertrude Stein and a Companion at Bluff City Theater from March 18th-26th, 2016.    Gertrude Stein and a Companion won Best Play when it debuted at the Edinburgh Festival and went on to win numerous awards before being made into a TV movie in 1989. Recently nominated as Outstanding Director for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at the St. Louis Actors’ Studio in 2015, this is Contini’s directing debut for Bluff City Theater.  After starring in BCT’s 2015 productions of The Heiress and Lionel Bart’s Oliver! he now adds directing to his credits with…

Opening Night 2016 is Just Two Weeks Away!

The Lady With All The Answers kicks off a 2016 Season of Great Theater! Bluff City Theater has quickly gained a reputation for presenting interesting and innovative works in its intimate space at 212 Broadway in Historic Downtown Hannibal.  And 2016 is no exception!  Five plays built around the theme of strong female characters will have audiences coming back again and again. An AEA Small Professional Theater, Bluff City Theater concentrates on finding the best actors and directors in the Midwest and giving them the opportunity to shine in works that are lesser-known or deserve to be seen again. The…

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