Auditions this weekend! It’s not too late to sign up!

Audition Notice: Non-Professional Featured & Ensemble Roles in Cotton Patch Gospel and Trees Die Standing Tall at Bluff City Theater Bluff City Theater will be presenting two shows this summer, Trees Die Standing Tall and Cotton Patch Gospel.  These are Equity professional productions and all starring roles have been cast.  We are seeking talented individuals to fill two remaining featured roles in the cast of Trees Die Standing Tall and eighteen ensemble roles in Cotton Patch Gospel.  This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience working with professional directors and cast members. Some acting experience is preferred, but not compulsory. …

Auditions at Bluff City Theater this weekend! Don’t miss your chance!

Audition Notice: Non-Professional Featured & Ensemble Roles in Cotton Patch Gospel and Trees Die Standing Tall at Bluff City Theater Bluff City Theater will be presenting two shows this summer, Trees Die Standing Tall and Cotton Patch Gospel.  These are Equity professional productions and all starring roles have been cast.  We are seeking talented individuals to fill two remaining featured roles in the cast of Trees Die Standing Tall and eighteen ensemble roles in Cotton Patch Gospel.  This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience working with professional directors and cast members. Some acting experience is preferred, but not compulsory. …

The Sunset Limited begins on February 15th but there’s still time to subscribe!

The questioner wants to know the truth- the doubter wants to be told there ain’t no such thing… Bluff City Theater kicks off its fourth season with Cormac McCarthy’s intelligent and funny exploration of faith, The Sunset Limited.  Bluff City Theater veteran actor John Contini returns as “White” a university professor and atheist who decides to end his life on his birthday by jumping in front of a train.  A newcomer to our stage, Erick Lindsey is “Black”, a convicted felon who became an evangelical Christian while in prison and devotes his life to helping others in need.  He stops…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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