February 20, 2024

Upcoming Events & Deadlines


Now to 25, 2024

Auditions for Urinetown

(High School Show)

March 1 & 2, 2024

Mind Heist with Brian Imbus

March 2, 2024

Ken Ludwig's Baskerville:

A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

April 12 to 28, 2024

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Monday-Friday 11 am to 6 pm

Saturdays & Sundays (show days only)

one hour before the show until showtime

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We hope you are enjoying the unusually warm weather, and that you will take advantage of it to come to the Bell Tower.

Our first play of the season, Baggage is a whole lot of fun and audiences are loving it! We have just one weekend left so don't miss it.

Tickets are also on sale for mentalist Brian Imbus, returning to the Bell Tower with a brand new show next month.

Auditions for our 2024 High School show are in less than 2 weeks, and we have announced a new session of classes and 2 brand new classes for Spring Break!

We hope to see you soon!

Scroll down for details.

Miki Robinson

Operations and Marketing Manager

Events and Information

Baggage Final Weekend!

“This show is SO funny! If you want many laughs, go see it!”–Shirley H.

“This is a very enjoyable play. The acting was superb!”–Julie T.


“Great play, we enjoyed it!”–Kathy S.

Two demanding, single strangers get their luggage mixed up at the airport. After a disastrous first meeting, they decide to force a friendship to help each other heal their past heartbreaks. These two are too difficult for everyone else to date, but are they perfect for each other? This witty romantic comedy is great for Valentine's Day!

Final 4 Performances

Thursday, Feb 22 at 7:30 pm

Friday, Feb 23 at 7:30 pm

Saturday, Feb 24 at 2 pm

Sunday, Feb 25 at 2 pm

Our incredible cast includes Deidre Hiatt, George Tuft, Jess Demaria and Michael Storm.

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Mind Heist with Brian Imbus

Saturday, March 2 at 7:30 pm

Brian Imbus returns to the Bell Tower Theater with a brand new show where illusion blurs reality. Witness astonishing feats of mind reading, telepathy, and psychological illusions that challenge conventional notions of possibility.

Prepare to delve into the depths of the human mind as Brian astounds with uncanny abilities to influence thoughts, predict decisions, and create an unforgettable journey into the mysteries of the psyche. Get ready for an evening that defies explanation and leaves you questioning the boundaries of extraordinary.

Tickets are just $29.

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High School Show Auditions & Crew Sign-Up

Open to Kids Currently in 8th through 12 grades

March 1 and 2, 2024

Be a part of our 11th-Annual High School Show, part of the Free Summer Musical Program!

March 1 3 pm to 6 pm

March 2 11 am to 2 pm

Click the button below to go to our website and find all the information you need for auditions and crew sign-up.

Rehearsal calendar, Audition form, Script and Music cuttings, crew descriptions and more.

Visit the Free Summer Musical Program Web Page

Have questions about this program?

Check out our FAQ's

Brand New Spring Break Classes

This year we are offering two brand new classes for Spring Break. Check out these great offerings for kids in 3rd through 8th grades.

Theater Crafts Camp!

Grades 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th 

Be ready to get your hands dirty as we head behind the scenes to learn how Props and Costumes for shows get made. Each day students will try a new crafty project that can be used for future theater shows, Halloween or everyday imagination exploration. 

Limit 12 kids. Teacher: Michelle Blanchard.

Cost $65

Monday through Friday 11:30 am to 12:30 pm


Improv 101

Grades 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th

Calling all kids interested in theater, public speaking or just having fun. This week-long camp will teach basic fundamentals and skills of improvisational acting. Through a series of games and exercises, kids will benefit from creating trust, quick wit and a new perspective on a craft that can benefit them both on and off the stage.

Limit 12 kids. Teacher: Heather Noethe.

Cost: $65.

Monday through Friday 1 pm to 2 pm

Classes will meet every day from March 11 to 15, 2024

Registration Deadline is March 1, 2024


Financial assistance is available for qualified families.

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Spring Classes for Kids in Kindergarten through 6th Grades begin the week of March 25, 2024.


Make sure the kids have fun this spring (and learn something, too)


We have 4 awesome classes for kids in Kindergarten through 6th.


Let's Pretend

Kindergarten and 1st Grade

Take a trip to the wonderful world of make believe. This enchanting class uses kids’ imagination and self-expression to build concentration, confidence and communication skills. The goal is to have fun discovering the world of theater! Space is limited to 16 kids.

Teacher: Michelle Blanchard

Cost: $75

Mondays 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm


Creative Theatrics

2nd and 3rd Grades

Let's hit the stage! Using stories and short plays as a foundation, this class uses beginning acting techniques and cultivates skills that help kids be comfortable and confident on stage. Each day we will focus on creating believable characters using props, costumes, pantomime and dialogue. Space is limited to 16 kids.

Teacher: Michelle Blanchard.

Cost: $75

Wednesdays 4 pm to 5 pm or

5:15 pm to 6:15 pm


4th, 5th and 6th Grades

Get into the act! This class focuses on acting skills and how to create believable characters. Kids will explore improvisation, stage movement and pantomime. Using skits and short plays, we will work to master the skills needed in acting on stage. Space is limited to 16 kids.

Teacher: Michelle Blanchard.

Cost $75

Thursdays 4 pm to 5 pm or

5:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Choose Your Own Theater Adventure


5th & 6th Grades

This brand-new class invites you on a theatrical adventure—where the choices the audience and participants make determine how the play unfolds and not every path leads to a “Happily Ever After.” Students will perform the final play as a staged-reading, allowing them to focus on acting techniques. Space is limited to 10 kids. Teacher: Michelle Blanchard

Cost: $95

Tuesdays 4 pm to 5:30 pm

All classes run once a week for six weeks beginning the week of March 25.

Registration Deadline is March 13, 2024


Financial assistance is available for qualified families.

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