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“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller

The Crucible
​“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller will be directed by Siobhan Brewer, with shows Feb. 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 8pm and Feb 12 and 19 at 3pm. The overview: “The time: 1692. The place: Salem, Massachusetts. The problem: Witches. What happened to the women of Salem? Or maybe the real question is what happened […]
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A Night To Remember 2016 Annual Awards Gala

New Bern Civic Theatre Gala 2017
New Bern Civic Theatre Salutes Her Brightest Stars – On and Off Stage on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 7pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre, 414 Pollock St. Admission is free and everyone is invited. RSVP required. Join NBCT for the 2016 Awards Gala. Relive the 2016 Season and celebrate! Each year, the New Bern Civic Theatre takes […]
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James and the Giant Peach JR

James and The Giant Peach JR
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul October 7, 8, 14 & 15 at 7:30pm October 9 & 16 at 3:00pm Tickets: $10.00 in advance or $12.00 at door Director: Aaron Williams When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers […]
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Studs Terkel’s Working the Musical Opens July 22

Working the musical
Celebrates American Workers in Their Own Words Rivertowne Players are Working on a special project and Director John Van Dyke is leading the way.  It is special because it comes directly from those people whose story is told. Over 40 years ago, in 1974, acclaimed author, Studs Terkel interviewed over 100 working people in America […]
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Weekend Events and Things to do in and around New Bern

Weekend Events
15th: Lunch and Learn: Science in the Age of Enlightenment, 12:00pm at the North Carolina History Center. Call 252-639-3500. 15th: 2016 Rockin’ on the Rivers Concert presented by the New Bern Area Chamber of Commerce. Call 252-637-3111. 15th – 17th: Bye Bye Birdie, Fri – Sat: 7:30pm; Sun: 2:00pm at the New Bern Civic Theatre. Call 252-633-0567. 16th: Book Signing by […]
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Working on Working

Terry Daniels and Blake Wiggs
Work is beginning on Working.  Working, the Musical,  that is.  Over 40 years ago, in 1974, acclaimed author, Studs Terkel interviewed over 100 working people in America and wrote his book, Working.  His subtitle explains it, “What People Do all Day and How They Feel About What They Do”. He talked to people from waitresses […]
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Weekend Happenings in and around Town

New Bern Waterfront
There are all kinds of things to do this Weekend! Here are some ideas to help you decide what to do: 14th: Community ACTion Gathering with music by Bryan Mayer and presented by Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow, 2pm, Isaac Taylor Gardens. Call 252-631-5021. 15th: New City of New Bern Park Dedication, 10:00am at the corner of Sampson […]
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Monty Python’s Spamalot – Musical Comedy

Spamalot - New Bern Civic Theatre
Laura Johnson interviewed Keith Boyd, Director of Spamalot and Rip Taggart, as King Arthur in the Musical Comedy adapted from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. We wanted to learn more about the New Bern Civic Theatre’s upcoming production. The interview is airing on New Bern’s News Talk Radio, WNOS 97.1FM and 1450AM. You can […]
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Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris

Clybourne Park
2011 Pulitzer Prize and 2012 Tony Award WINNER! Clybourne Park  A black (and white) comedy! by: Bruce Norris Directed by Joey Infinito Jan. 10 – 19, 2014 CLYBOURNE PARK explodes in two outrageous acts set fifty years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as nervous community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of […]
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12 Angry Men (drama)

Performance dates: September 13, 14, 20, 21 at 7:30pm and September 15, 22 at 2pm Directed by Alan Berger Produced by Eileen Shalhoub Adapted by Sherman Sergel. Based on the Emmy award-winning television movie by Reginald Rose. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing. Synopsis:  A 18-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal […]
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