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You Are Not Alone Bully Awareness Rally
‘Greater Tuna’ Brings Grand Reopening for New Bern Civic Theatre
We have made it through one of the toughest times here at New Bern Civic Theatre (NBCT) and we are thrilled to announce our reopening in May with Greater Tuna, the theatre’s first live production since February 2020. Though we still have many challenges in the coming year, this two-man satirical comedy is our first step towards recovery. Please join us as we celebrate the grand reopening of live theatre in New Bern at New Bern Civic Theatre.
This reopening of the theatre is a long awaited moment for all of us here at NBCT and we are thrilled to open the doors and welcome our patrons back. This is the first step in moving together towards a better and brighter future for the arts in our community. We look forward to seeing you in May for Greater Tuna!
At NBCT, we take safety very seriously and use all necessary precautions to make sure the Athens Theatre is sanitized before and after all performances. Hand sanitizers are always available, and masks are still required. At this point, seating is limited per Governor Cooper’s Executive Order.
Show dates: May 14, 15, 21, 22 @ 7:30pm May 16, 23 @2pm
Greater Tuna is a satirical comedy about a small town in Texas named Tuna, Texas’ third smallest town. The wacky inhabitants of this town — men, women, children and animals — are all played by two skillful, transformative actors who must change parts at a rather breakneck speed and use inventive voice work.
The day in Tuna, begins—as usual—with Thurston Wheelis and Arles Struvie at the microphones of a radio show, broadcasting at a big 275 watts (at least when they remember to turn the transmitter on). As the day wears on, Tuna’s citizens parade across the stage in all their outrageous and irreverent glory, commenting on life, politics, and what makes them (and sometimes us) tick. All these characters are played by two actors creating the entire population of Tuna in a “tour-de-farce” of quick-change artistry, changing costumes and characterizations faster than a jack rabbit runs from a coyote. Two actors, twenty characters, and a barrel of laughs, y’all.
- Rated PG-13
Play by: Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard
Directed by Keith Boyd, Produced by Angelina Doyle
Characters played by Neil Oliver and Tyler Griffin
*Masks are required*
TICKETS: (NOT including Sales Tax or Online Service Fee)
• Orchestra — Advance: $20, Door: $22, Students & Active Duty Military: $12
• Balcony — Advance: $19, Door: $21, Students & Active Duty Military: $10
Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 252-633-0567 or by ordering online at www.newberncivictheatre.org . Visit us at www.facebook.com/
BBQ Fest on the Neuse
Arts of the Pamlico Spring Art Sale
Enjoy the weather and support local arts at the Arts of the Pamlico’s Spring Art Sale, to be held this
Saturday, April 17 th , from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Coffee Arts in Bath. Local artisans will have outdoor booths
for social distancing to display their crafts. Art Demonstrations and live music by Chuck Phillips from 11
to 1 p.m. Coffee and snacks will be available inside Coffee Arts, 130 S. Main St. in Bath. Open air and free
to the public. Come enjoy!