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The holidays illuminate brightly on the stage of Bay City Players as this honored theatrical company continues the celebration of their 100th season with the welcomed levity of humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir, A Christmas Story – a contemporary classic that follows 9-year old Ralphie Parker in his quest to find a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree on Christmas morning.

16th November, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Explores the Thematic Magic of C.S. Lewis’ Contemporary Classic

Consistent with their trend in recent years to present holiday productions that emanate from a spotlight outside the conventional space of traditional Christmas fare, Pit & Balcony community theatre is presenting an exciting new dramatization of C.S. Lewis classic, The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe that is certain to engage a broad mix of young and older audiences with this magical tale that unravels the mystery of Aslan, the great lion, his struggle with the White Witch, and the adventures of four children who inadvertently wander from an old wardrobe into the exciting and unforgettable land of Narnia.

16th November, 2017 | 0 Comments

10th Anniversary Production of a Contemporary Excursion Into Popular Song

If you mix a slice of Desperate Housewives with Sex in the City and Mamma Mia and sprinkle in a litany of contemporary Pop Music, one can get a good sense of humor and energy that drives the 10th Anniversary Edition of GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL - a feel-good comedy about five girlfriends going from heartbreak to happiness during a wild night of karaoke, which will be playing at The Temple Theatre on Friday, November 10th at 8:00 PM.

26th October, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Explores the Enduring Magic of an American Theatrical Masterpiece

Cole Porter’s 1934 musical, Anything Goes can in many ways be classified as the most remarkable musical to ever surface in the canon of American theatre. For starters, it owns a unique history that separates it from most Broadway musicals. From the Great Depression, to the economic boom in the 1980’s, up through the Great Recession in 2009, Anything Goes has flourished under unique economic times in the United States

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bay City Players Launches 100th Season with a Spirited Music Farce That Merges the Classic with the Contemporary

For the launch of their 100th Season Bay City Players is busily preparing for an elaborate production of the relatively new musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, which premiered on Broadway in April 2012 and features songs by George & Ira Gershwin and a book written by Joe DePietro, based upon material by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse.

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Timeline & History of Michigan's Longest Running Community Theatre Company

Bay City Players is celebrating their 100th Season this year! As the longest running community theatrical company continuously operating in the State of Michigan, we hope you find this historical timeline and highlights both fascinating and informative.

03rd August, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pivotal ‘Players’ Share Memories & Reflections on the Centennial Celebration of Bay City Players Legacy Within the Cultural Community

“The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means ‘the seeing place’. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.” - Stella Adler

03rd August, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bay City Players Explore the Search for Freedom in the Untamed Landscape of the Summer of Love

When it first opened on Broadway back in the Spring of 1968, HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical was as equally radical and defiant as it was inclusive, embracing, and emblematic of the times it reflected.

13th July, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Announces a ‘Daring & De-lovely’ 86th Season

Pit & Balcony Community Theatre will be introducing their new After Dark Series with an innovative and powerful production of playwright Doug Wright’s Stonewater Rapture.

01st June, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Theatre Presents the Regional Premier of a Cult Classic Zeroing in on High School Cliques & Teenage Angst

The film Heathers is hands-down one of the true contemporary cinematic cult classics that the stuff of legend is made of. When originally released in 1988 this dark comedy about high school cliques, popularity, and teenage angst first introduced the world to the actor Christian Slater and also featured breakout performances from Winona Ryder in the lead role of Veronica Sawyer and Shannen Doherty as one of the infamous ‘Heathers’ that propagate much of the action and focus throughout its dark terrain.

11th May, 2017 | 0 Comments

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