BCT 2019 Year of Shows

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Barrow-Civic Theatre, 1223 Liberty Street

Date: 1st Jan 2019 - 28th Feb 2019

“Alice in Wonderland” • March 15, 16, 22, 23, 24

Follow Alice down the rabbit hole and into Lewis Carroll’s classic tale of utter illusion, with a mad hatter, a cold-hearted queen, a hookah-smoking caterpillar, and a curious Cheshire cat. Whether you’re big or small, whether you’re old or not old at all...you’ll find that logic is no match for madness in the bizarre world of Wonderland.

“Crazy for You” • May 2, 3, 4, 5

The ultimate feel-good Gershwin musical charts the troubled love story of two people whose meeting centers on a dilapidated theater. Sent to shut down and repossess the failing business, Bobby meets the theater proprietor’s daughter, Polly, and must decide if he will follow his family’s orders or follow his heart.

“Grease” • June 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29

Take a trip back to the 1950's with Danny and Sandy, the Pink Ladies, and the Burger Palace Boys! Packed with explosive energy, hopeless romance, bad-boy charm, and an unforgettable rock n’ roll soundtrack, it’s the musical phenomenon that defined a generation. Grease is the word!

“The Mousetrap” • August 16, 17, 23, 24, 25

The longest-running play in the world, Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” has captured audiences for over 60 years. When a snowstorm traps a group of strangers together in a boarding house, they soon discover that there is an unknown killer among them. One by one, sordid pasts, accusations, and murderous motives are revealed.

“The Music Man” • September 27, 28, 29; October 3, 4, 5

Funny, wicked, romantic, and touching, “The Music Man” is family entertainment at its best. A traveling salesman cons the people of a small town into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he meets a beautiful librarian who sees the good in him, despite the ways of his past.

“A Seussified Christmas Carol” • December 12, 13, 14, 15

What would happen if Charles Dickens and Dr. Seuss collaborated on a play? “A Seussified Christmas Carol,” of course! From zoot-fruited juices to binka-bird-geese, from stockings and presents to a feast of roast beast... This whimsical re-invention of a beloved classic will fill the whole family with holiday cheer!