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Bye Bye Birdie

Saax Bradbury Players Production

Musical Comedy

Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse

Lyrics by Lee Adams. Originally Produced by Edward Padula

July 8, 9, 15, 16 @ 7:30pm, July 10, 17 @ 2pm, 2016

Sponsored by Moen, Inc.

Director: Caleb Puchalski

Musical Director: D'Nadre Bell

Producer: Kelly Rogers

One of the most captivating musical shows of our time, Bye Bye, Birdie, tells the story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. The singer, Conrad Birdie, an Elvis Presley type, has a pompadour and thick sideburns; he wears gaudy gold costumes and speaks in a rugged voice. It is a feel good, high energy show peppered with old fashion fun.

Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 252-633-0567 or by clicking here Visit us at www.facebook.com/newberncivictheatre.org

Advance - $14, Door - $16, Students & Active Duty Military with ID - $10. Plus tax. Call 252-634-9057 for more information.


June 11, 2016: 11 am Workshop, 7:30 Performance

Rated: PG13

NBCT is proud to welcome back spoken word artist, Dani Cook to our stage June 11th!!! Dani will be holding an intimate workshop at 11am (lunch provided) where you can get a chance to talk with her one on one. If you are interested in spoken word or are looking for a way to launch into the business then the workshop is a great place to start.

At 7:30pm NBCT very own actors will perform before Dani takes the stage at 8pm! Don't miss this stellar evening of true art. SPECIAL PACKAGE RATE FOR WORKSHOP AND PERFORMANCE!

This project received support from the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art!

“The instant I met Dani I knew we would be friends for life. She’s just that kind of person. She is the epitome of strength, humanity, philosophy, compassion, and love. There have been many times over the past five years that I have turned to her for guidance and inspiration and now I want to share that again with our beautiful community! This spoken word event is truly a moment that you don’t want to miss!!” Angelina Doyle, Executive Director.

About Spoken Word: Spoken word has been around long before the written word throughout the world. Spoken word is poetry that is performed rather than read and uses a specific flow of speech to draw listeners in to the story. Spoken word made its rise in America during the Harlem Renaissance with poets like Langston Hughes who influenced an era of poetry and jazz. Spoken word is the driving force behind jazz, hip-hop, rap, and poetry slams.

While her poetic accomplishments are to be appreciated, Dani is most proud of her personal achievements. As a witness to domestic abuse and survivor of sexual abuse as a child, a disable veteran, and single mother successfully raising two daughters, Dani realizes that words help even if they don't completely heal. The right words can help young women rethink hasty decisions, be aware of bad situations, and become inspired to know all is not lost. And by sharing her words in both spoken and written word, she hopes to not only have an outlet for herself, but to bring something real that all of her audience can relate to and understand. She apologizes to no one for her honesty and issues only one disclaimer, a warning if you will, when it comes to the reading of her work: "Read, but don't take offense. Absorb, but don't judge. These are my words... not yours."

Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 252-633-0567 or by ordering online at www.newberncivictheatre.org. Visit us at www.facebook.com/newberncivictheatre.org

New Bern Civic Theatre Workshop: $10

Performance: $12 plus tax

Both: $20.68 total

Call 252-634-9057 for more information.


Performing the mega hit classic rock albums Boston (the debut album) and Lynyrd Skynyrd's Second Helping!

Show Dates: April 8, 9 @ 8pm, 2016

Tickets: VIP Seating $35 (includes one complimentary beer), Orchestra Seating $25, Balcony Seating $20, Plus tax.

They will be performing such hits as:

More Than A Feeling, Longtime, Smokin', Hitch A Ride, Peace of Mind, Sweet Home Alabama, Call Me the Breeze, Curtis Loew, Needle and The Spoon and as a special treat, they will perform some of the Bad Company album: Can't Get Enough, Movin' On, Bad Company and Rock Steady!

Biography:

MIMIC replicates entire Classic Rock albums note-for-note and track-for-track as they occur on their respective album.

Over the years, Mimic members have sat in and played music with well known national acts. They have all been studio musicians in many capacities. All memebers of Mimic are seasoned at their craft and are known for their precision on their instruments. Mimic goes to great detail to please their audiences with replicating the albums they have come to hear. In many cases, they have consulted original band members (Boston/Lynyrd Skynyrd) to ensure the exact replication of their music.

Many times folks would love to see and hear those great albums performed again. Well, that is now available. Mimic is an experience that will leave people stunned, amazed and musically fulfilled. On April 8th & 9th, Mimic will be performing the following albums: Boston (the debut album) and Lynyrd Skynyrd's Second Helping...and yes, they will be performing note-for-note the famous Lynyrd Skynyrd hit FREEBIRD!!!!

Get your tickets soon and catch the only band in the United States that reproduces the Boston sound and the entire Boston Album!

Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 252-633-0567 or by ordering online by clicking here. Visit us at www.facebook.com/newberncivictheatre

Tickets: VIP Seating $35 (includes one complimentary beer), Orchestra Seating $25, Balcony Seating $20, Plus tax.

Call 252-634-9057 for more information.

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