Approaching season has 6 productions at BSA
BELLEVUE – Bellevue Society for the Arts has announced its 2014-15 theater season.
The season is to open with “Spamalot,” adapted from the classic film comedy “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” The production dates are Sept. 19-21 and Sept. 26 and 27.
This retelling of the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table features a bevy of show girls, cows, killer rabbits and French people. Auditions are July 14 and 15.
Directed by Phil Johnson, Sandusky, Monty Python’s “Spamalot” is produced by special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide.
The dramatic musical, “Four Tickets to Christmas,” grows from a captivating story set in 1905. When a touring musical family finds no place to go for Christmas, they return to their grandparents’ farm in northern Ohio. There, they must deal with longstanding family conflicts.
New songs and familiar carols are woven with a turn-of-the-century flavor appropriate for the era.
Auditions are Sept. 29 and 30. Production dates are Nov. 14-16, 21 and 22.
Nancy Steyer of Tiffin is to direct David Lindsay-Abaire’s 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “Rabbit Hole” Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 23, 24, 30 and 31.
Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting apart. The play follows their search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path to lead them back into the light.
Auditions are Dec. 1 and 2.
Children’s Theatre’s production will be presented April 24-26, 2015. Auditions will be Feb. 23 and 24.
Set in the East Village of New York, Jonathan Larson’s “Rent” is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Based loosely on Puccini’s “La Boheme,” “Rent” follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians. They are struggling to survive and create in New York’s Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS.
Auditions are March 16 and 17. Performances are slated May 15-17 and May 22 and 23.
It’s 1955, and into a square little town in a square little state rides a guitar-playing roustabout who changes everything and everyone he meets in Teen Theatre’s “All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley.”
This musical fantasy by Joe DiPietro features such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.”
Auditions are scheduled May 11-12, 2015. Performances are July 10-12 and July 17-18, 2015.
Dates, times and titles for all productions are subject to change.