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Theatre Bristol announces 2018 season

January 02, 2018

Theatre Bristol's 53rd Season kicks off with a special encore collaboration between Theatre Bristol and River's Way directed and written by Dottie Havlik. River's Way Does Shakespeare will be February 17, with two performances, 10:30 am and 5:30 pm. Please watch for reservation information for this show that played to standing ovations and sold-out last year!

It will be a good day for Theatre Bristol when the spring musical production of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day returns to the Theatre Bristol stage after many years. It will be directed by Steve Davis (music director of Annie last year) and will include school shows and public performances. Alexander auditions will be Saturday, January 13 at 10:30 am, Sunday the 14th at 2:30 pm, and Monday the 15th at 6:30 pm at Theatre Bristol. Callbacks will be January 18th. Rehearsals begin January 21 at 2:30 pm. Public performances are March 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, and 25. Schools interested in public performances can contactinfo@theatrebristol.org.

In June, Theatre Bristol will present the musicalChitty Chitty Bang Bangdirected by Kenn Naegele (Director of Annie) at the Paramount Center for the Arts. Auditions forChittywill be in March at Theatre Bristol. Rehearsals will begin on April 22. Performances will be June 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, and July 1. Times and additional important details will be available atwww.theatrebristol.org/audition.

A whimsical summer camp is planned July 9-13 for students who are rising second graders through eighth graders, with registration available soon.

Soon after organizing this summer camp, Theatre Bristol's Youth Service Board will present Tartuffe with literary direction by Glenn Patterson, July 27-29 at the Theatre Bristol ARTspace.

It's no lie that Pinocchio will be taking the stage under the direction of Mary Beth Rainero, with Gepetto, the Blue Fairy, and other classic characters at the Theatre Bristol ARTspace August 24
through September 10. Auditions for this production will be in June with details announced atwww.theatrebristol.org/audition.

Just in time for Halloween, Theatre Bristol will present a special fundraising production of Blithe Spirit directed by Dottie Havlik over two weekends, October 19-28.

For the holidays, Theatre Bristol brings back to the stage the currently popular musicalShe Loves Me, recently live streamed from the broadway stage. Directed by Glenn Patterson, She Loves Mewill be presented at the Paramount Center for the Arts for two weekends, November 9-18th. Please follow Theatre Bristol's site and Facebook page for audition announcements.

Theatre Bristol caps off the year by presenting The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Directed by Steve Baskett, the show will open November 30 and run for three weekends during the holiday season, with both public and school performances. Auditions will be in October for this show, with details on the website.