Welcome Back to the Raft, Tom and Huck!

  At the end of his classic novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain wrote: So endeth this chronicle. It being strictly a history of a BOY, it must stop here; the story could not go much further without becoming the history of a MAN. When one writes a novel about grown people, he knows exactly where to stop — that is, with a marriage; but when he writes of juveniles, he must stop where he best can.  Someday it may seem worthwhile to take up the story of the younger ones again and see what sort of men…

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…

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…

Husband and Wife Reunite in The Lady With All The Answers

Reprinted from Hannibal Magazine 2016 Familiar Husband and Wife Team Together Again in Bluff City Theater’s Season Opener Theater-goers in the Hannibal/Quincy area are going to find a couple of familiar faces to lead off the  BCT 2016 Season in David Rambo’s witty homage to advice columnist Ann Landers.  What audiences may not know is that Lenny Bart and his wife Tricia Bart worked together professionally many times over the years, including nine years at the 12 Miles West Theater Company in Rutherford, New Jersey where Bart served as Artistic Director from 2001 until 2010. Named because of its geographic location,…

THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS-Tickets on Sale Now!!

Meet the Lady with 60 Million Readers! For 56 years, Ann Landers dispensed wit and wisdom to readers all over the world.  A confidante of presidents and popes and the author of nine best-selling books, Esther (Eppie) Lederer was arguably one of the most influential people on the planet.  Yet, faced with a crisis in her own life, Landers struggled to find the answers. In this wonderfully biopic play based on the life and letters of Ann Landers, author David Rambo brings to the stage one of the 20th century’s most iconic figures.  Directed by Lenny Bart and starring Tricia Bart as…

Press Release: Darrell Dennis to Reprise Classic Role in Tales of an Urban Indian

http://mckenzienewsservice.com/news/Bluff-City-Theater/Darrell-Dennis.htm Bluff City Theater Announces Darrell Dennis to Reprise Classic Role in Tales of an Urban Indian, Hannibal, MO Darrell Dennis’ Tales of an Urban Indian, promises to move audiences both figuratively and literally because it will be performed entirely on a moving transit bus as it travels through the streets of the city. http://www.mckenzienewsservice.com/news/Bluff-City-Theater/350%20Tales%20of%20an%20Urban%20Indian.jpg Tales of An Urban Indian, starring Darrell Dennis will be performed on a moving transit bus at Bluff City Theater, Hannibal, MO. Hannibal, Missouri, July 2, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) – Bluff City Theater (www.bluffcitytheater.com) has announced that actor, comedian and playwright Darrell Dennis will be playing…

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