Monthly Archives: October 2012

Tickets for Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo On Sale

Tickets to all performances of Moon Over Buffalo, the BLT comedy by Ken Ludwig, are on sale now through our online ticketing service. The show opens for nine performances on Friday, November 30. Click this link to be taken to the “Show Details” page, where you can scroll down to choose the performance you wish to purchase tickets for. All tickets are $15.00. The “Show Details” page also has information on the production dates, times, cast, and crew.

Of course, if you are a season ticket holder, you do not need to reserve your tickets, unless you want to purchase additional tickets for any performance. Just remember to put the production dates on your calendar and make sure you join us for this madcap farcical comedy directed by Gordon Gallatin.

Important Work Day for Moon Over Buffalo This Weekend

Rehearsals are underway for the BLT’s next production of the 2012 season, the Ken Ludwig comedy Moon Over Buffalo, set to open November 30 for nine performances through Decdember 16.
Assistant director David McKay has announced an open call for Saturday, October 27, to help with work on props and sets. He will be at the theater by 9:00 AM to work on props, and set design and construction will begin at 10:00 AM. If you would like to help with some of the hands-on, creative work getting the actors ready for their performance, this would be a perfect time to get started. If you have questions, contact David at DavidWMcKay@verizon.net. On Saturday, you might give him a call at 281-381-9029 for up-to-the-minute information and status.
All volunteers are welcome at Baytown Little Theater.

Youth Workshop Opens for Fall

Register for the Fall 2012 Youth Theater Workshop.

The Baytown Little Theater is excited to announce its fall semester Youth Workshop Class. Eight weekly classes will be offered, beginning Friday, October 19, and continuing through December 14. The class will not meet Friday, November 23, so this will include a total of eight (8) class sessions.

The class, designed for youth in junior high and high school, will meet from 6:00-8:00 PM each Friday at the Bayer Conference Center at Lee College. The Bayer Conference Center is upstairs in the Student Activities Center (Building 7), near Parking Area 10 off South Whiting Street. Click this link for a map of Lee College.

The workshop will be taught and coordinated by John Morales (contact him at blteens@baytown.littletheater.org, or 281-798-1107), who has been directing and conducting youth classes for the Baytown Little Theater for the past four years. The classes will involve in-depth scene and character study especially designed to prepare students for performance in future productions. Classes will continue in the spring and culminate in a production to be performed at the Baytown Little Theater in June and at the annual Texas Nonprofit Theatres Youth Conference, scheduled for June 12-16 in Odessa, Texas.

The fee for the class in $40.00 for the Fall Sessions. Registration can be accomplished online by signing up on this link, or in person at the first workshop session on Friday.

Gurney Romantic Comedy, Love Letters, to Bow at BLT

The Baytown Little Theater will present the comedy Love Letters, by A. R. Gurney, in a special presentation. Reserved seat, priced at $15.00 each, for two performances, Friday, October 19, at 8:00 PM, and Sunday, October 21, at 2:30 PM, are available for purchase online at BLT’s box office portal via this link, or from the menu above at “Buy Tickets”.

The play Love Letters, first performed at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This special offering is directed by Saundra Smith and is not a part of BLT’s current 2012 season ticket package. It features debut performances by Baytown’s, and Highland’s, own Delene and Weston Cotten, whose over 41 years of marital happiness provides ample insight into the themes of romance and communication, and how this is sustained over a lifetime.

BLT’s current production of To Kill a Mockingbird runs through Sunday, October 14. Limited tickets may be available for the three remaining performances.

Director Announces Cast of Ludwig Comedy

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Moon Over Buffalo, the sixth production of the BLT’s 2012 season, begins rehearsals for its November-December performances, and director Gordon Gallatin has gathered a cast of veteran and new performers to bring the highly popular and ever-successful farce by Ken Ludwig to Baytown holiday season theater-goers. Tom Grail and Patti Meiners will take the lead roles of George and Charlotte Hay. Carolyn Dockery plays their daughter Rosalind, whose affections are split between Howard, played by John Shrader, and Paul, played by John Meiners. Ethel Adler plays Charlotte’s mother Ethel, Eileen is played by Valerie Richards, and Will Myers plays Richard.

Assistant Director is David McKay.

Tickets for Moon Over Buffalo will soon go on sale on the BLT website. Watch for announcements in late October.