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…

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Bluff City Theater lands 21 nominations in the 2017 Broadway World St. Louis Theater Awards Nominations include Best Drama, Best Musical and Best Theater Company After just three seasons, Bluff City Theater is already making its mark in the theater community.  2017 was our most successful to date, thanks in part to a strong lineup of interesting and innovative productions including the American premiere of Richard Ouzounian and Marek Norman’s inspiring musical, Emily and Bernard Sabath’s fictionalized look at Tom and Huck in their 70’s, The Boys in Autumn, performed entirely outdoors on the banks of the Mississippi River. Those…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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