By Lucas Hnath
September 15th - October 9th

MA - For Mature Audiences: Topic/Strong Language

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BTE Improv
Nov 11th at 7:30pm

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol
Nov 25th - Dec 28th

TreeFest - Image of Christmas tree

TreeFest
Nov 25th - Dec 4th

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Join us for comedy classes, script writing, acting, stage combat, and more! See our Theatre School Page for class and registration information.

Park Protectors: The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers and the National Park Service - Theatre In the Classroom - 2023 Touring Production

Theatre In the Classroom

Our Spring 2023 Tour will be on the road starting March 18th! More information can be found on our TIC page.

Project Discovery talkbalk

Project Discovery

Every high school student in the region has the chance to see live theatre for free!

May 12, 2022

BTE Presents the Spiritual Drama 'The Christians'

Lucas Hnath's masterful play about faith and spirituality comes to BTE’s Alvina Krause Theatre, beginning May 26th. Pastor Paul, who has spent years growing his faithful congregation from just a handful of congregants to thousands, stuns his congregation with a revelation he had at a recent conference. Shock waves course through those at his sermon and expose rifts along the faultlines. As he navigates the fallout, issues of faith, loyalty, and belief itself shift and change those around him. This heartfelt exploration of universal questions will leave audiences with thought-provoking conversations. Read more about the show here.

April 4, 2022

BTE Announces Auditions for 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe'

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – BTE is pleased to announce an audition date for this summer's The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Auditions for children and teens ages 8 and older will be held on April 23rd at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center Street, Bloomsburg. The doors will open at 9:30am, and auditions will begin at 10:00am. All participants must be masked. Read more about the auditions here.

February 7, 2022

BTE brings 'Patchworks: Life and Legends of the Coal Towns' on the road in April

From April through May, children in Pennsylvania and neighboring states will put down their pencils and books and spend an hour mining the rich history of King Coal as the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble performs Patchworks: Life and Legends of the Coal Towns in their school. With BTE's time-tested, energetic storytelling style, imaginative props, and audience involvement, three Theatre In the Classroom (TIC) actors will transform elementary and middle school cafeterias and gymnasiums into the landscape of the coal town. Read more about the tour here.

BTE is supported by grants from

The National Endowment for the Arts The Roy Cockrum Foundation The Shubert Foundation Columbia County Commissioners Community Giving Foundation The 1994 Charles B. Degenstein Foundation Ensemble Circle Donors
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania