BCT 2020 SEASON
Our current season offers a wide variety of new and classics. From side-splitting comedies to musicals new and old. We invite you to join us for this unforgettable season.
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances are at 8pm.
Sunday performances are at 3pm.
Doors open 30 minutes before.
The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940
By John Bishop
Directed by Debbi Robbins
Auditions: December 17 and 18 at 7pm
Performances: February 13 - 23
The team responsible for a recent Broadway flop (in which three chorus girls were murdered by the mysterious "Stage Door Slasher") assemble for an audition of their new show at the Westchester estate. The house is replete with sliding panels, secret passageways and a German maid; all of which figure diabolically in the comic mayhem which follows when the infamous "Slasher" makes his reappearance and strikes again—and again. When a blizzard cuts off any possible retreat, bodies start dropping, fingers start pointing, and police start bumbling.
By Noel Coward
Directed by Larry Lindstrom
Auditions: February 25 and 26 at 7pm
Performances: April 16 - 26
The play concerns the socialite & novelist Charles Condomine, who invites the eccentric medium and clairvoyant, Madame Arcati, to his house to conduct a séance, hoping to gather material for his next book. The scheme backfires when he is haunted by the ghost of his annoying & temperamental first wife, Elvira, after the séance, Elvira makes continual attempts to disrupt Charles's marriage to his second wife, Ruth, who cannot see or hear the ghost.
The Sound of Music
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse
Directed by James Nelson
Auditions: April 28 and 29 at 7pm
Performances: June 25 - 28 & July 2 - 12
When a postulant proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern Captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the Captain's immediate service in their navy. The family's narrow escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II provides one of the most thrilling and inspirational finales ever presented in the theatre.
The Curious Savage
By John Ratrick
Directed by Jen Bell
Auditions: July 14 and 15 at 7pm
Performances: September 3 - 13
Mrs. Savage has been left ten million dollars by her husband and wants to make good use of it, in spite of her stepchildren's efforts. The stepchildren commit her to a sanatorium hoping to "bring her to her senses" where she meets various social misfits. In getting to know them, she realizes that she will find happiness with them and plans to spend the rest of her life as one of them. She and her new friends conspire to get rid of her stepchildren, and help Mrs. Savage establish a fund to help others realize their dreams.
By Jon Robertson
Directed by Sherron Henry
Auditions: September 15 and 16 at 7pm
Performances: November 12 - 22
In Depression-era Chicago, young Jackie McArthur struggles to support his grandmother, Abby, while trying to deal with anger at his alcoholic father who recently abandoned them. It is Christmas Eve, and when he learns his father is returning, he makes plans to run away. He is visited by a spirit in the form of a rail-riding tramp, and must choose between the love that's so hard for him to express and the hate that consumes him. This family story told with realism, humor and love will light every heart that knows betrayal and the healing of forgiveness.