New Bedford Festival Theatre presents Jesse Luttrell in Showstopper!

Jesse Luttrell

New Bedford Festival Theatre (NBFT) is thrilled to announce its upcoming show, “Jesse Luttrell Showstopper” direct from NYC for one night only. NBFT fan favorite Luttrell has dazzled local audiences as Gaston in Beauty and the Beast and Pharaoh in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. A powerhouse vocalist, he dazzles in an exciting evening of rousing popular music, injecting his electrifying performance…

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Now Available! Sets and Costumes Rentals from Our Award Winning Shows!

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT AWARD-WINNING SET*, PROJECTIONS, & COSTUMES** AVAILABLE NOW FOR RENTAL  *Set Designer Trevor Elliott, 2023 winner – Broadway World Boston Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical (Professional), NBFT’s Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat **Costume Designer Sydney L. Hawes, 2023 winner – Broadway World Boston Award for Best…

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NBFT’s Joseph wins 7 Broadway World Awards!

New Bedford Festival Theatre wins 7 Broadway World Awards! New Bedford Festival Theatre (NBFT) is thrilled to announce its seven Broadway World wins for its production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. NBFT sweeps the entire professional production staff category. Elizabeth Bettencourt for Best Direction of a Musical (Professional) Jason Choquette for Best Sound…

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Oh, What A Night! Cast Announce

New Bedford Festival Theatre and Executive Producer Wendy Hall have announced the casting for their fall fundraising event, Oh, What A Night! NBFT Celebrates Contemporary Broadway,  which will be held Saturday, November 11, 2023 at White’s of Westport, 66 State Rd, Westport, MA. “Oh, What A Night!” NBFT Celebrates Contemporary Broadway showcases the incredible talent…

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Oh, What A Night! Silent Auction Coming Soon!

“Oh, What a Night!” Join Us in Supporting New Bedford Festival Theatre’s Silent Auction Fundraiser Coming Soon! Watch this space for more details! One of the highlights of “Oh, What a Night!” will be our Silent Auction. It’s a fantastic opportunity for you to contribute to New Bedford Festival Theatre’s success while walking away with…

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“Oh, What A Night! NBFT Celebrates Contemporary Broadway!”

New Bedford Festival Theatre’s fundraiser, “Oh, What A Night!” Celebrating Contemporary Broadway, to be held on November 11 at Whites of Westport New Bedford Festival Theatre is thrilled to announce its upcoming fundraising event, “Oh, What A Night!” NBFT Celebrates Contemporary Broadway, starring Jesse Luttrell. This celebration of contemporary Broadway is set to take place…

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Cast Announcement!

 New Bedford Festival Theatre and Executive Producer Wendy Hall have announced the casting for their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat which will be presented July 21 – 30, 2023 at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center at 684 Purchase Street New Bedford, MA. This production will be the last production at the historic…

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Meet The Cast of THE WIZ!

We are thrilled to announce the cast of The Wiz which will be presented April 27 – May 6, 2023 at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center at 684 Purchase Street New Bedford, MA. This is the last professional production before the Broadway revival in 2023.  The Wiz infuses L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz…

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Auditions for The Wiz/Joseph New York City January 21 & 22, 2023

New Bedford Festival Theatre seeks Non-Equity Black Singers and Dancers for The Wiz. Saturday, January 21, 2023. Pearl Studios, 500 8th Avenue, New York, NY. Open Dancers Call – 10AM – 11AM Open Movers Who Sing Call – 11 AM – 12PM Open Singers Call – 12PM – 1:30 PM Mover and Dance Call –…

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