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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

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Crazy for You is a romantic love musical with a book by Ken Ludwig, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, and music by George Gershwin that closes out an incredibly strong season for Bay City Players, with performances running April 22-24 and April 29-May 1st. Billed as ‘The New Gershwin Musical Comedy’, it is largely based on the songwriting team’s 1930 musical Girl Crazy, but incorporates classic Gershwin songs from several other productions as well, and won the 1992 Tony Award for Best Musical.

07th April, 2016 | 0 Comments

Noises Off is a 1982 play written by the English playwright Michael Frayn, who first got the idea for this tightly constructed and innovative ‘Comedy of Manners’ back in 1970, when he was watching from the wings a performance of a farce he had written specifically for actress Lynn Redgrave called The Two of Us.

17th March, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bay City Players Present Gore Vidal’s Tony Award Winning Masterpiece About Ethics & Morality in the Cultural Fabric of America

The late author & playwright Gore Vidal was perhaps one of America’s last great ‘Men of Letters’ and an innovative intellectual that wrote 32 novels and 15 plays prior to his passing in 2012, including such timeless works as Ben Hur, Suddenly, Last Summer, Is Paris Burning? and Caligula.

25th February, 2016 | 0 Comments

Always...Patsy Cline is based on the true story of country-great Patsy Cline's friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. Having first heard Cline on the "Arthur Godfrey Show" in 1957, Seger became an immediate and avid fan of Cline's and she constantly hounded the local disc jockey to play Cline's records on the radio. Then in 1961 when Cline went to Houston for a show, Seger and her buddies arrived about an hour-and-a-half early and, by coincidence, met Cline who was traveling alone.

14th January, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Classical Myth Retold with Experimental Innovation Graces the Pit & Balcony Stage February 5-7 & 12-14

Eurydice is a 2003 play by experimental playwright Sarah Ruhl that retells the Classical Greek myth of Orpheus from the perspective of his wife and the play’s heroine, Eurydice.

14th January, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Community Theatre Reimagines the Distinctive Seasonal Magic of a Holiday Classic

When it comes to the Christmas holiday functioning as an inspirational vehicle for the performing arts, few productions can top It’s a Wonderful Life - the classic Christmas drama produced and directed by the legendary Frank Capra, which was based on the short story The Greatest Gift, written by Philip Van Doren Stern in 1939 and privately published in 1945. Indeed, the film is considered one of the most inspirational and best loved movies in American cinema.

26th November, 2015 | 0 Comments

Suite Surrender is a new farce from playwright Michael McKeever that is set in a Palm Beach, Florida hotel, but gets transported to the Great Lakes Bay area for the royal treatment in a set of performances by Bay City Players that will run from November 13-15 & 20-22nd.

05th November, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bay City Players Witty Comedy Examines the Enduring Power of Friendship

Southern culture, profound human connection, and a propensity for plastic surgery are only a few of the threads running through The Dixie Swim Club – a warm-hearted, frequently witty, and expertly crafted plunge into the estrogen ocean that comprises the first show of the 2015 season for Bay City Players that will run from October 2-4 and 9-11th.

24th September, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Launches New Season with an Ambitious, Spectacular Tony Award Winning Musical That Finds Common Ground

Leave it to Pit & Balcony Community Theatre to begin each new season with a cutting-edge musical production of grand proportions; and this year with their spectacular kick-off production of the Broadway musical Hairspray, the stage is being set for one of their most ambitious musicals to date.

24th September, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bay City Players Explore Life on the Edge with a Contemporary & Controversial Tony Award Winning Broadway Classic

Bay City Players is taking a walk on the wild side this summer with a highly anticipated production of the controversial Tony Award winning contemporary landmark musical RENT, which is currently in production and will enjoy a limited run beginning Friday, August 14th and continuing through Sunday, August 16th.

23rd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

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