Auditions for White Christmas Announced!

New Bedford Festival Theatre announces in-person auditions for the roles of Susan, General Waverly and Martha Watson on Saturday, October 8, 2022. Stage doors open at 10:30 AM, Auditions begin promptly at 11 AM.  Please bring a headshot/resume. Prepare 32 bars of a song in the style of White Christmas. Sides will be provided for…

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Season 33 Announced!

New Bedford Festival Theatre announces historic 33rd season!   (New Bedford, Massachusetts) New Bedford Festival Theatre and Executive Producer Wendy Hall along with Artistic Director George Charbonneau and Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Bettencourt have announced the company’s 33rd season. Festival Theatre will now be producing shows year-round. In this historic season, Festival Theatre will move…

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Beauty and the Beast Cast Announce!

New Bedford Festival Theatre and Executive Producer Wendy Hall have announced the casting for their production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast which will be presented July 22-31, 2022 at the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center at 684 Purchase Street New Bedford, MA.    Leading the cast will be Miguel Vasquez ( NBFT’s “To Broadway, with…

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NBFT Summer Academy 2022!

2022 SUMMER ACADEMY New Bedford Festival Theatre is planning its 2022 Summer Academy for local high school apprentices and college-aged interns who will work side-by-side with theatre professionals in all areas of theatrical production for this summer’s production of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Students from New Bedford, Fall River, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Westport, Somerset, Swansea, Mattapoisett,…

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SUBMISSIONS – CHIP – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

New Bedford Festival Theatre is now accepting submissions for Chip – Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.   Chip is the son of Mrs. Potts. As a result of the Enchantress’ spell, he is transformed into a teacup. Age range 8-10 years of age. Height not to exceed 48”.   For consideration submit:    A video…

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ENSEMBLE SUBMISSIONS – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Now accepting video submissions for ENSEMBLE roles for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. For consideration, submit one minute each of two contrasting pieces in the style of (but not from) the show that demonstrates vocal and acting range (no more than two minutes total); Short dance reel; Headshot/Resume. Send submissions to casting@nbfestivaltheatre.com  Deadline for submissions – Friday,…

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Update – Little Shop Of Horrors

Due to the recent Covid-19 surge, scarcity of tests, and increasing safety protocols, New Bedford Festival has made the difficult decision to cancel Little Shop of Horrors. Producing a musical takes months of preparation, planning, and execution. In this current climate, NBFT is not able to offer a production that meets our highest standards. Ticket…

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