Mary Poppins Cast Announced

New Bedford Festival Theatre has completed its casting process for its upcoming production of Disney and Cameron Macintosh’s MARY POPPINS to be presents July 24 – August 2 for 8 performances at New Bedford’s historic Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. Returning this year, after her critically acclaimed performance as Maria in […] Read more »

Mary Poppins Auditions

New Bedford Auditions: Feb. 22, 2015 (Sunday from 11 am – 4 pm) Zeiterion Performing Arts Center (Stage Door) 684 Purchase St., New Bedford , MA 02740 N.E.T.C. Auditions: March 14 & 15, 2015 (Sat.-Sun.) Crowne Plaza Hotel 1360 Worcester Road, Natick, MA 01760 (For NETC contact netconline.org) New York […] Read more »

Mary Poppins Character Breakdown

MARY POPPINS – Jane and Michael’s new nanny who is a force to be reckoned with possessing a dazzling personality. Full of hope even when things look dire, she professes “anything can happen if you let it.” Practically perfect in every way. Mezzo-soprano with a strong top – mid 20’s […] Read more »

Mary Poppins

Festival Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Celebration continues this summer with the exclusive Southern New England engagement of Disney’s family favorite MARY POPPINS,  which flies into the Z  starting July 24 thru August 2, 2015 for 8 magical performances.   Based on P.L. Travers children’s’ books and the 1964 Disney film, anything can […] Read more »

MARY POPPINS to be presented by FESTIVAL THEATRE in Summer 2015

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure. One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, MARY […] Read more »

Sound of Music Cast

We are pleased to announce that the casting for this summer’s show (The Sound of Music) has been successfully concluded.  Below is a list of the cast members and what part they will play.  Please join us July 25 – 27 & July 31 – August 3 for the show! […] Read more »

Summer Theatre Academy

Click here to download the Apprentice Application (.DOC) The New Bedford Festival Theatre is pleased to announce its exciting Summer 2014 Theatre Academy. Many area high school students have taken part in this program over the seventeen years it has been offered. Many have chosen to pursue Theatre Studies at […] Read more »

The Sound of Music – Auditions

N.E.T.C. Auditions: March 15, 16, 2014 (Sat.-Sun.) Crowne Plaza Hotel 1360 Worcester Road Natick, MA 01760 (For NETC contact netconline.org) New Bedford Auditions: March 23, 2014 (Sunday) 11 pm– 4 pm Zeiterion Performing Arts Center (Stage Door) New Bedford , MA 02740 New York Auditions: March 29, 2014 (Sat.) (By […] Read more »

The Sound of Music – Casting Information

Casting dates for Festival Theatre’s production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC will be announced shortly. Please refer back to this website for exact dates. Everyone knows this beloved musical and its story, but the short synopsis and cast breakdown follow. SYNOPSIS: Maria Rainer is a sweet young postulant whose love […] Read more »