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The 2013 Season

The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps(comedy)
Adapted by Patrick Barlow. From the novel by John Buchan
  From the movie by Alfred Hitchcock. Original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python, and you have the The 39 Steps, a fast–paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!

Evenings: January 11, 12, 18, 19 @ 7:30 pm
Matinees: January 13, 20 @ 2 pm
Admission: Advance $17,  Door $19,  Students and active duty military $10 with photo ID


Bring on the Jazz!

Bring on the Jazz!(Black History Month)

New Bern Civic Theatre presents a night of sizzling, red hot jazz performed by talented musicians and artisits!

Evenings: February 8, 9 @ 7:30 pm
Matinees: February 10 @ 2 pm
Admission: Advance $14,  Door $16,  Students and active duty military $10 with photo ID


HONK! Jr.

HONK! Jr.(musical, StageHANDS)
Book and Lyrics by Anthony Drewe. Music by George Stiles.

HONK! Jr. is a contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling. This award -winning musical adaptation incorporates a message of tolerance that is fun, captivating, and a show the whole family can enjoy. Join Ugly, his Mom, and other barnyard animals as they romp through the countryside and learn valuable life lessons.

Evenings: March 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 @ 7:30 pm
Matinees: March 10, 17 @ 2 pm
Admission: Advance $14,  Door $16,  Students and active duty military $10 with photo ID


9 to 5:  The Musical

9 to 5:  The Musical(Pop/Rock, Rated PG-13)
Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton, Book by Particia Resnick,
  Based on the 20th Century Fox Picture

Pushed to the boiling point, three female co-workers concoct a plan to get even with the sexiest, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot they call their boss. They conspire to take control of their company and learn there's nothing they can't do—even in a man's world. Set in the lare 1970s, 9 to 5:  The Musical is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. Outrageous, though-provoking, and even a little romantic, 9 to 5:  The Musical is about teaming up and taking care of business.

Evenings: May 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 @ 7:30 pm
Matinees: May 12, 19 @ 2 pm
Admission: Advance $17,  Door $19,  Students and active duty military $10 with photo ID


The Next Generation Summer Camp
  June 10 – 22, 2013

Registration begins in February. The two-week theatre workshop culminates in a production by workshop members.

Performances: June 21 @ 7 pm, June 22 @ 2 pm


Romeo to Go

Romeo to Go(comedy, Saax Bradbury Players)
By Jonathan Rand

Due to budget cuts, there will only be a single session of Drama One for the entire school year—and the class will only last 20 minutes. To make matters worse, the students are required to perform an entire Shakespeare play for a schoolwide assembly during a time slot of only 10 minutes. Under the direction of the egomaniacal Mrs. Gunnysack, the beginner students must pull together for the fastest, cleanest, lowest-budget rendition of Romeo and Juliet the world has ever ween, complete with a makeshift balcony, interpretive dance fight sequences, and an Elizabethan hip-hop dance party that would even make P. Diddy shake his tailfeather with Shakespearean pride. Romeo to Go is a wacky, dancey, entrancing comedy based on the greatest love story ever told!

Evenings: July 12, 13, 19, 20 @ 7:30 pm
Matinees: July 14, 21 @ 2 pm
Admission: Advance $14,  Door $16,  Students and active duty military $10 with photo ID


12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men(drama)
Adapted by Sherman Sergel.
  Based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose.

A 19-year-old man has just stood for trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. "He doesn't stand a chance," mutters the guard as the 12 jurors are taken into the bleak jury room. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors begins opening the others' eyes to the facts. It becomes personal and a new murder threat is born before their eyes! Tempers get short, arguments grow heated, and the jurors become 12 angry men. The jurors' final verdict and how they reach it will electrify you and keep you on the edge of your seat.

Evenings: September 13, 14, 20, 21 @ 7:30 pm
Matinees: September 15, 22 @ 2 pm
Admission: Advance $17,  Door $19,  Students and active duty military $10 with photo ID


Hello Dolly!

Hello Dolly!(musical)
Book by Michael Stewart. Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman.

Hello Dolly! is an ebullient and irresistible story of the joy of living, glittering with happy songs, shining with love scenes, and alive with the personality of one of the most fabulous characters on the musical stage...Dolly Gallagher Levi! The classic Musical numbers include Put On Your Sunday Clothes, Ribbons Down My Back, Before the Parade Passes By, Elegance, It Only Takes A Moment, and So Long, Dearie.

Evenings: November 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 @ 7:30 pm
Matinees: November 10, 17 @ 2 pm
Admission: Advance $17,  Door $19,  Students and active duty military $10 with photo ID


A Celtic Christmas Concert

A Very Merry Christmas Concert featuring
  A Celtic Christmas Concert with Jennifer Licko

Take a break from the busy holiday shopping and join New Bern Civic Theatre as we present a very special Christmas Concert the whole family will enjoy!

Celebrating its 3rd year of sold-out concerts in Eastern North Carolina, Jennifer Licko’s Celtic Christmas is again returning to North Carolina to perform in Morehead City, Warsaw, New Bern, Swansboro, Wilmington, Southern Pines, Fountain and Pembroke. The concert will also be presented for the first time to the state of Minnesota in Glencoe, Montevideo and Winona.

The music of the holiday season has strong roots in Celtic traditions. Jennifer Licko will be singing familiar Christmas songs in English, Scots Gaelic and Irish Gaelic including her original Irish Christmas song 'Nollaig na mBan' (Women's Christmas). Irish guitarist, Patsy O’Brien, will also share some of the Christmas songs and traditions he experienced growing up in county Cork, Ireland. To top it off, Zack Kline will be blazing jigs and reels on the fiddle in his virtuoso style.

A Celtic Christmas Concert Press Release
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Evening: December 7 @ 7:30 pm
Matinee: December 8 @ 2 pm
Admission: $20


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