Hairspray (July 2012)

HAIRSPRAY to Be Presented in Exclusive New England Engagement – Summer 2012 by New Bedford Festival Theatre. “If life were everything it should be, it would be more like HAIRSPRAY.” The New York Times It’s time to let your hair down and dance the night away!  HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s musical comedy […] Read more »

Stars of the Backstage

Curtain up ! Light the lights ! And once again this year, the New Bedford Festival Theatre Apprentice Program ʻhit the heightsʼ in the words of “Mama Rose”, Gypsyʼs leading lady. Sixteen area high school students took three weeks out of their summer sun, to venture into the dark theatre […] Read more »

2011 Auditions

A Chorus Line is about dancers, but dancers who sing!  The music for this show is demanding as is the choreography. All the characters in A Chorus Line must have strong dance ability in jazz/ballet/tap.  Most characters are in their 20’s,  unless otherwise noted. List of Characters in A Chorus […] Read more »

Everything Is Coming Up Roses!

NEW BEDFORD FESTIVAL THEATRE CELEBRATES “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” As part of the celebration of New Bedford Festival Theatre’s 20th Anniversary, the organization held  a Gala at the Country Club of New Bedford on Saturday, May 22. “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” was the theme for the event, a fitting choice […] Read more »

Festival Theatre to celebrate its 20 year anniversary with the production of The Greatest American Musical GYPSY! July 16-25, 2010.

New Bedford Festival Theatre, celebrates its 20th anniversary of “Bringing The Best Of Broadway” to southern New England, byl presenting the exclusive production of GYPSY – called the best musical ever created – at New Bedford’s Zeiterion Performing Arts Center, July 16-25, 2010 for 7 performances. GYPSY tells the story […] Read more »