You Caught Me Dancing

Looking for something to do with visitors this summer?

You Caught Me Dancing is the perfect choice! You Caught Me Dancing, the heart-warming story of a lifetime spent alongside Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) and his family opens in preview on Thursday, June 2nd.  For 30 years, Katy Leary served and travelled with the family, sharing the triumphs and tragedies of America’s First Family of Letters. In You Caught Me Dancing, playwright Bernard Sabath has captured the story of Mark Twain through the unique insights of one of the few people fortunate enough to know the man and his family on an intimate level for three decades. Set in the Clemens…

Coming Soon-Gertrude Stein and a Companion

Gertrude Stein currently is not merely a legend, but also a whole folklore, a subject for an epic poem…* *Carl Von Vechten Before Gloria Steinam,  two American women blazed a trail for feminism as the Grand Dames of the Avant-Garde artistic movement from their salon in Paris.  For more than 30 years, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas welcomed a never-ending parade of luminaries, GI’s and ordinary citizens to their home including Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, Graham Greene, Paul Cezanne and Henri Matisse. In Gertrude Stein and a Companion, playwright Win Wells has captured the essence of this collaboration in a witty and poignant script…

Only Four More Chances to See The Lady With All The Answers!

The Lady With All The Answers Closes This Weekend Order your tickets now to avoid disappointment!   Audiences are raving about Tricia Bart’s portrayal of Ann Landers in The Lady With All The Answers.  It’s one of the funniest and most poignant plays of the season and you don’t want to miss the opportunity to catch this show.  Only four performances remain- Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 with a matinee performance Saturday at 2 p.m. Call the box office today to reserve your seat or book online.  Tickets are just $25 each or a 4-ticket Flex Pass is just…

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…

Here’s Our New Video Commercial!

Bluff City Theater is proud to open our new season with this heartwarming and funny biopic based on the life and letters of one of America’s cultural icons, Ann Landers.  Tricia Bart brings to life the lady who graced the pages of a thousand newspapers around the world for more than 50 years. Bluff City Theater is a professional theater located in Historic Downtown Hannibal that brings innovative and unusual performances to Northeast Missouri.  Our intimate 90-seat auditorium means that no seat is more than 20′ from the stage.  Come see some of the Midwest’s finest actors up close and…

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…

BCT Academy Showcase-Saturday 12 Noon!

Our first BCT Academy Showcase will be presented this Saturday in the auditorium at Bluff City Theater.  Come on out and see what the students have been working on this semester.  There is no admission charge but seating is limited so please come early. BCT Academy teaches young people how to perform on stage.  This week’s showcase features students from our Acting and Singing for the Stage Classes.  If you’re interested in joining our next class, find more details here.https://bluffcitytheater.com/theater-arts-academy/ What: BCT Academy Showcase When: Saturday, January 30 at Noon Where: Bluff City Theater 212 Broadway Hannibal MO  

Looking for Something To With Your Out-of-Town Guests This Weekend?

Special Matinee Performance of The Heiress Saturday July 4th at 2 p.m. Bluff City Theater presents a special matinee performance of our spectacular new play, The Heiress, this Saturday at 2 p.m., getting you out in plenty of time to enjoy all of the National Tom Sawyer Days festivities! Featuring stellar performances from John Contini, Caitlin Mickey, Jason Contini and Taylor Pietz, The Heiress tells the story of Catherine Sloper, a shy, plain and unsophisticated but wealthy young lady. When a handsome stranger sweeps her off her feet she agrees to marry despite her father’s objections. When the suitor abandons…

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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