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Fri, 05/29/2015

Coloring is Duncan’s favorite thing to do—so you can imagine how he feels when his crayons announce, “We’re done, we’re through, WE QUIT.”

Red and Blue are exhausted from all those oceans, skies and fire engines, and they want a break. Black yearns to do more than mere outlines. And Yellow and Orange have stopped talking to each other, because they both claim to be the color of the sun...

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Fri, 05/22/2015

Disney Awards $100,000 Grant to the Bay Area Children’s Theatre
Funding To Start Disney Musicals in School Outreach Program

Contact: Vivian Auslander, (510) 524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

The Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) has been awarded a $100,000 grant from The Walt Disney Company to
help bring the...

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Mon, 04/20/2015

Bay Area Children’s Theatre Plans Four New Works, Two Beloved Musicals for 2015-2016

Contact: Vivian Auslander, 510/524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

The Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) will create four new works for young audiences and produce
two musicals based on beloved stories for its 2015-2016 season.

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Fri, 03/27/2015

Grab Your Tiara! Fancy Nancy, the Musical, Opens April 11 in Berkeley

Contact: Vivian Auslander, (510) 524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

Fans of the New York Times best-selling Fancy Nancy series will want to dress up and join in the fun when the Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) presents Fancy Nancy, the Musical, weekends at...

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Fri, 03/27/2015

The Bay Area Children’s Theatre to Perform in Shanghai

Contact: Vivian Auslander, (510) 524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

Actors, artists and educators from the Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) will travel to Shanghai this
summer to perform the new musical version of James and the Giant Peach for family audiences and...

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Fri, 02/06/2015

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane Opens Saturday, February 21, in Berkeley

When Edward, an elegant china rabbit, is snatched from the arms of the little girl who adores him, his
easy existence becomes an epic, sometimes painful journey that touches the lives of everyone he
meets—from an old fisherman to a hobo to a little boy protecting his sister...

Thu, 01/08/2015

Bob Marley’s Music Evokes the Spirit of Jamaica in Three Little Birds, A New Reggae Children’s Musical, Opening January 24

Contact: Vivian Auslander, (510) 524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

The sun is shining in Cattawood Springs, a small village on the Island of Jamaica, but timid, 11-year-old Ziggy prefers to stay indoors,...

Tue, 12/02/2014

Oakland, CA - The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has selected the Bay Area Children’s Theatre (BACT) as one of 919 organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant.

The NEA has recommended that BACT receive a grant of $10,000 to help develop and produce an original musical inspired by stories created by children with special needs.

“We are thrilled to have been...

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Sun, 11/16/2014

New Musical Version of James and the Giant Peach Opens in Berkeley, Sunday, November 16

Contact: Vivian Auslander, (510) 524-2941, vivian@vivianauslander.com

A new musical version of James and the Giant Peach, presented by the Bay Area Children’s Theatre
(BACT), opens at the Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison Street,...

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