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Embrace a world of possibilities with Tom Ciaburri's "Landed"

Join us in the BPA Gallery October 6 for an artist reception and an enjoyable evening of art and friends. Photographer Tom Ciaburri describes his October photography exhibit in the BPA Gallery as a story about spheres that descend one spring night in the Berkshire Hills. Why they appear is unknown. What they are or do is unknown. “Landed” is about the moment of discovery, the moment when – even if just for a second – absolute belief exists, and everything is possible. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Take a journey to the heart of FABULOUS - October 13 - 29 at BPA!

Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT – THE MUSICAL recounts the heartwarming, uplifting adventure of three friends – Tick, Bernadette, and Adam, a glamorous Sydney-based performing trio, who take their show to the middle of the Australian outback. They hop aboard a battered old bus (nicknamed Priscilla) searching for love and friendship and end up reaching their wildest dreams. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

See Bridget Young’s new monologue WILD ORPHAN BABY September 30

Please join us September 30 for a special evening of laughs and musical entertainment, with proceeds benefitting Morrow Manor. Bridget Young’s new monologue, Wild Orphan Baby, is a funny, poignant, and true story about growing up fast during hard times. The opening act features The Lonely Coast, a trio of folk music artists who perform mesmerizing close-harmony folk arrangements from Eastern Europe and the Americas. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

BPA AUDITIONS for CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG are September 12 & 14

Take a fantastic musical adventure with an out-of-this-world car that flies through the air and sails the seas. Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, and featuring an unforgettable score by the Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is one family-friendly blockbuster that is “Truly Scrumptious.” CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG includes roles for 12 – 13 men, ages 13 and up, 8 – 10 women, ages 13 and up, and 6 – 8 youth, ages 9 – 12. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Imagination on demand! The EDGE kicks off 2017 - 2018 Season September 2

Join us for The EDGE Improv’s inaugural first-Saturday performance of the 2017 – 2018 Season. Imagination on demand! You won't want to miss The EDGE Improv’s September performance at BPA, where the troupe's riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from shrewd onlookers since the beginning of time. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra holds auditions for the 2017 – 2018 Season August 27

The BSO has current openings for flute/piccolo, oboe/English Horn, trumpet, violin, viola, and bass. Players of all other instruments are encouraged to audition for the substitute musician list (especially horn and trombone). Interested parties are encouraged to contact BSO General Manager Larry Telles at symphony@bainbridgeperformingarts.org to secure an audition appointment. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

August 18 & 19: Island Theatre Ten-Minute Play Festival

Island Theatre’s 6th annual Ten-Minute Play Festival features original short plays by Kitsap County Playwrights at Bainbridge Performing Arts. This year, out of 57 play submissions, ten winning entries were selected for presentation as fully-staged performances by Island Theatre directors and actors. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

Head out for a madcap evening of summer laughs with The EDGE Improv August 5

Wrap up the season with a madcap evening of summer laughs and The EDGE Improv on August 5 as the troupe delivers an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For more than two decades, the troupe’s riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from people from all walks of life. According to troupe member Ken Ballenger “The EDGE is like therapy, but cheaper.” Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

August 4: BPA Gallery First Friday Art Walk - “Breathing Room”

Join us in the BPA Gallery August 4 for an artist reception and an enjoyable evening of art and friends. Janice Harris is a Bainbridge Island watercolorist and weaver whose work reflects her journeys to spacious, usually-unpeopled places that offer respite from the often-compressed and too-often-anxious human world. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine

This week! 'Madagascar' brings outlandish characters, adventure, and upbeat score to BPA stage

Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the BPA stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, MADAGASCAR – A MUSICAL ADVENTURE JR. follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Read more.

Written by Sally Jo Martine