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BSO concludes season with Latin music spectacular starring Emma McGrath May 31 & June 1

Get out your dancing shoes for a toe-tapping Latin music spectacular starring British violinist Emma McGrath - - a “First-magnitude star in the making” - Seattle Times. The BSO will perform some of the best Latin classical music of all time. Enjoy works from Spain, Mexico, Chile and more from Marquina, Chabrier, Leng, Lalo, Turina, De Falla, and Moncayo. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Join us for Avenue Q - the laugh-out-loud racy hit May 9 - 25!

AVENUE Q is a gut-bustingly hilarious modern musical focusing on a group of unique 20-somethings making their way in the big city, seeking their purpose in life. Although the show addresses humorous adult issues, it is similar to a beloved children's show; a place where puppets are friends, monsters are good and life lessons are learned. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Monty Python's Spamalot, Snow Falling on Cedars, and more in 2014-2015!

BPA is excited to offer six attention-getting easy-to-order packages for our 2014 - 2015 Season Subscribers: Premier, Mainstage, Intro to BPA, Play Series, Music Lovers, and EDGE Improv. Subscriptions will be available ONLINE in mid-May. Subscribers can get a jump start by downloading and printing the Season Subscription Flyer and Order Form today. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

March 25 & 27: Bainbridge to Broadway Showcase

BPA Theatre School students celebrate beloved favorites of musical theater in this high-energy performance. Join us in thanking our BPA Theatre School Season Sponsors - Aberown Studio! Read more.

Written by Marc Cantwell

Meet the playwright of The Kentucky Cycle March 20

Robert Schenkkan, the author of The Kentucky Cycle, will discuss the importance of history as a dramatic tool for illuminating the issues of our own time. He will also describe how The Kentucky Cycle evolved from a one-act play in 1984 to the epic six-hour masterpiece that premiered at Seattle’s Intiman Theatre in 1991. Read more.

Written by Marc Cantwell

THE KENTUCKY CYCLE, winner of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize, opens March 14

Fast-paced and finely drawn, Robert Schenkkan's sweeping epic of three families in eastern Kentucky spans 200 years of American history from 1775 to 1975. This stunning two-part play cycle examines the myths of the American past that have created, for better or for worse, the country we are today. Read more.

Written by Marc Cantwell

The Kentucky Cycle Outreach March 5: Film Screening of “Winter’s Bone”

Join us at the Bainbridge Public Library March 5th for the 2010 award-winning film, "Winter’s Bone." Set in modern day rural Kentucky, this bleakly realistic drama is about a community decimated by poverty and hopelessness, yet bound together by deep ties of class, gender and blood. Like The Kentucky Cycle, Winter's Bone examines a culture where people set their own rules and keep to themselves. Starring Jennifer Lawrence. Rated R for some drug material, language and violent content. Director Kate Carruthers will introduce the film audience to The Kentucky Cycle, while the Bainbridge Public Library’s film expert, Patrick Gulke, will moderate the post-film discussion of Winter’s Bone. Read more.

Written by Marc Cantwell

Step into space with The EDGE Improv April 5

Step into space with The EDGE Improv April 5th as the troupe presents an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For nearly two decades, the troupe’s riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from audience members and earned entertaining commentary from the troupe members themselves. Troupe member Frank Buxton quips, “We can’t do it without you so please help us; otherwise we'll have to float in space like Sandra Bullock and see what kind of awards we get.” Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

The Kentucky Cycle: The Dark Side of the American Dream February 28 at Bainbridge Public Library

Ralph Cheadle, retired Bainbridge High School American Studies teacher, and Kate Carruthers, director of the upcoming Bainbridge Performing Arts production of The Kentucky Cycle, discuss how the play both draws upon and illuminates 200 years of American history and mythology. Read more.

Written by Marc Cantwell

4th Annual One Act Fest returns to BPA THIS Weekend, February 7 - 9

The festival showcases the very best talent Bainbridge has to offer in a selection of comedic and dramatic one act plays from playwrights, familiar and obscure. The lineup includes BEST DADDY by Sheldon Silverstein, HEALIN' by Jane Martin, YOU KNOW WHO ELSE I HATE by Mark O'Donnell, IN THE JAR by Mark Harvey Levine, and more. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine