Highlights

Save the Date! Auditions announced for JAWS: The Musical!

04/10/2014 | Comment

Bradford Little Theatre announces auditions for “JAWS the Musical!” This one act musical comedy written by Kyle McCoy is full of hilarious songs and ridiculous moments. It will be directed by Kristin Asinger and the musical director will be Shane Oschman. Show dates are June 19-21, 2014. There will be two shows each night, one at 7pm and another at 9pm. The shows will be at the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford in the Mukaiyama University Room, a large multi-purpose room that seats approximately 200 people. Please put these dates in your planner and invite your friends!

Auditions will be held in a few weeks at the Bradford Little Theatre office at 79 Main St. on Thursday, April 24th at 6pm and Sunday, April 27th at 6pm. Those auditioning need to be 18 years or older and dressed in comfortable clothes. During auditions, participants will be asked to read lines from the script, sing the song “Chrissie’s Last Swim” and participate in acting exercises. Those interested in a part with a solo may also be asked to sing a prepared song.

There are a variety of characters needed for this fun show. Martin Brody is the new Chief of Police on Amity Island, this is a singing part and has solos. Ellen Brody is Martin’s supportive wife, solo parts. Matt Hooper is the shark scientist, solo parts. Quint, the rugged fisherman who takes Brody and Hooper out to sea to kill the shark, solos. Mayor Vaughn is Amity Island’s mayor who does not want to close the beaches, solo parts. The deputy role can be either male or female, no singing. Mrs. Kitner, smaller role, must be a good screamer when her daughter gets eaten by a shark, solo part. Alexis Kitner, gets eaten by the shark, small speaking part, can be a non-singing role or chorus role. Tom, his girl gets attacked by the shark, speaking and chorus role. Chrissie, speaking and screaming part only, she’s the first to go! Polly the reporter, speaking part and chorus. Alice, islander, small speaking part, chorus. Bad Hat Harry, islander, small speaking part, chorus. Islanders, chorus. AND… the Shark! singing, solo, can be male or female.

Consider auditioning for this highly popular show! Rehearsals will begin in early May and go through June 21. Questions? Contact Kristin Asinger at kristin_asinger@yahoo.com

Thirty Years Later… “The Music Man” Returns!

03/28/2014 | Comment

It was November 1984 when Bradford Central Christian High School’s Drama Club presented the famous musical “The Music Man.” Under the direction of Father Jay Schultz and musical director Kathleen O’Mara, the cast and crew dedicated the show in memory of the playwright, Meredith Willson who passed away that same summer in 1984. Playing the lead character Professor Harold Hill, sophomore Bob Cucuzza took on a challenging role with a lot of fast-talking and memorable songs. He played other roles at BCCHS and had no idea how much his high school acting experiences would go on to shape his future. It was during his first show “Arsenic and Old Lace” that Bob got hooked on theater. “It was my first time on stage and I was a really awkward kid. When the audience laughed, I got bitten really hard by the acting bug.”
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Cast and Crew Announcement for Meredith Wilson’s The Music Man

03/03/2014 | Comment

Bradford Little Theatre has announced the cast of its upcoming musical “Meredith Willson’s The Music Man.” With over fifty people in the cast, this classic musical directed by Nicole Bednez and Kathleen O’Mara will be performed at Bradford Area High School Auditorium on Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29 at 7:30pm and on Sunday, March 30 at 2pm. The Music Man is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
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Videos

Questions | First Night 2014 | Improv @ BLT

January 2, 2014

During this game, the players, Kristin, Tim, Brian, and Cole, were allowed to speak only in questions.

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Helping Hands | First Night 2014 | Improv @ BLT

January 1, 2014

In this skit, Tim is giving Cole a helping hand (or two)! Cole provides invaluable advice to girls preparing for the prom.

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