Pit and Balcony Explores the Moral Complexities in Steinback's Defining Classic
The late great American author John Steinbeck was a founding member of what sadly has become a feeding tradition known as Muckraking journalism – a discipline that sought to expose atrocities involving the exploitation of workers forced to perform arduous and soul crushing labor for minimal wages in abject conditions that was most brilliantly rendered in his groundbreaking work The Grapes of Wrath.
16th March, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bay City Players Celebrates their 100th Anniversary March 19-26th with a Timeless Classic of Contemporary Theatre
Within the vast body of work that comprises contemporary theatre, playwright Robert Harling’s intensely and engagingly rendered work Steel Magnolias on many levels stands as one of the finest plays to emerge from the American stage over the past fifty years; and is certainly a fitting choice for Bay City Players to mark their 100th Anniversary with when it opens a two-week run over the weekends of March 17th – 26th.
23rd February, 2017 | 0 Comments
Charlotte’s Web is arguably one of the most widely loved children’s books generated over the past 200 years. Written by American author E.B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams...
02nd February, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bay City Players is ringing in the new year with a peek inside the theatrical world as presented within the innovative looking glass of Act One – a relatively new production that premiered on Broadway in April, 2014, and is based upon the autobiography of the legendary Moss Hart.
11th January, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pit & Balcony Channels Tim Burton for an Innovative Twist on a Holiday Classic
Few would argue the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and his mystical change of heart upon experiencing the human condition through the spiritual conduit of Tiny Tim as rendered in Charles Dickens’ classic ‘A Christmas Carol’ stands today as one of the most beloved and well-known tales in the lexicon of Christmas lore...
25th November, 2016 | 0 Comments
Bay City Players Explore the Timeless Jungle of Kipling's Magical Meditations
Originally released back in 1894, The Jungle Book is a collection of masterfully woven stories by English author Rudyard Kipling that are essentially fables, giving animals human traits and mannerisms in order to convey moral lessons that ring eternal.
25th November, 2016 | 0 Comments
Back in 1975 there was an irreverent comedy troupe from England called Monty Python’s Flying Circus that created a breakthrough film entitled Monty Python & the Holy Grail, which was a highly irreverent parody of the classic legend of King Arthur, who according to medieval histories, led the defense of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th century, and developed his legendary Knights of the Round Table.
22nd September, 2016 | 0 Comments
Pit & Balcony Theatre Kicks Off its 85th Season with an Ambitious Contemporary Hit Broadway Musical
The contemporary Broadway musical Legally Blonde is somewhat of a modern-day phenomenon. Based upon the entertaining yet delicately insightful novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 film of the same name, when it moved to Broadway in 2007...
01st September, 2016 | 0 Comments
Bay City Players Stage a Groundbreaking Rock Opera
Of the modern theatrical musicals that have registered high levels of both critical acclaim and popularity by infusing serious thematic subjects with deeper perspectives and memorable musical scores, the musical Jesus Christ Superstar broke fresh ground when it first appeared on Broadway in 1971.
21st July, 2016 | 0 Comments
20th Anniversary Performances Run May 13-14 and May 20-22
The collective synergy between the multi-talented cast of Pit & Balcony’s theatrical production of the Tony award winning Broadway musical RENT, coupled with the focused passionate direction of Chad William Baker, easily makes this 20th anniversary production of playwright Jonathan Larson’s groundbreaking creation one of the richest and most rewarding regional performances one can have the good fortune to experience.
13th May, 2016 | 0 Comments