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A Leg Up at Bristol Riverside Theatre


5/12/2020 - 5/31/2020


Bristol Riverside Theatre

120 Radcliffe Street
Bristol,PA 19007

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Phone: 215-785-0100

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Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces Leadership Change At End Of 2019-2020 SeasonBristol Riverside Theatre Announces Leadership Change At End Of 2019-2020 Season
September 24, 2019

Bristol Riverside Theatre announces that Founding Director Susan D. Atkinson and Artistic Director Keith Baker will be stepping down from their day-to-day roles at the end of the 2019-2020 season. Atkinson is credited with helping to rejuvenate Bristol Borough during her 33 years of service. She led the way in turning an old adult movie theatre into a professional theatre company that has produced five world class productions a year for the past 33 years. Baker steps down after 28 years of service to the theatre. He wore many different hats at BRT, directing, singing and acting in over 120 plays and musicals, and steering its artistic vision. The duo will step down from their roles at the conclusion of the current season. The BRT Board of Directors has launched an extensive search for a new artistic director. Later in the season, look for news of a special event that will honor Atkinson and Baker's service to the organization and the community.  (more...)

Kim Wayans Will Play God In AN ACT OF GOD At Bristol Riverside TheatreKim Wayans Will Play God In AN ACT OF GOD At Bristol Riverside Theatre
August 21, 2019

Bristol Riverside Theatre will kick off its 33rd Season by putting God centerstage in the sinfully funny An Act of God by 13-time Emmy winner David Javerbaum. Seated at the staircase to Heaven, audiences will find national TV, film and comedy star Kim Wayans. The In Living Color alum, and a member of the famous Wayans family, will rule the universe in a new comedy penned by former The Daily Show with Jon Stewart writer Javerbaum. The play, which was a smash hit on Broadway, was based on Javerbaum's Twitter persona @TheTweetofGod, which now boasts six million followers. An Act of God is directed by BRT Founding Director Susan D. Atkinson. The show will run for 28 performances, from September 17 to October 13, 2019, with the press opening on Thursday, September 19 at 7:30pm. All performances are at Bristol Riverside Theatre in Bucks County, located at 120 Radcliffe Street. Tickets start at $43 and are available online at, at the theatre's box office, or over the phone at 215-785-0100. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Presents Broadway Summer Spectacular At Summer Music FestBristol Riverside Theatre Presents Broadway Summer Spectacular At Summer Music Fest
August 16, 2019

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its Summer Music Fest series with a trip to the Great White Waya??BRT style. Back by popular demand, Broadway Summer Spectacular brings Broadway to Bristol in one sensational concert, August 15-25. It'll be an evening packed with Broadway's best from composers like Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jerry Herman, and Leonard Bernstein. Led by Keith Baker and the BRT Concert Band, the program features BRT favorites Elyse Langley, Michele Sexton, Liam Snead, and Tasha Waters (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces 2019-2020 SeasonBristol Riverside Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season
April 29, 2019

Bristol Riverside Theatre announces its 2019-2020 season which includes two musicals, a comedy, a world-premiere farce, and a masterpiece like you've never seen it before. The new season features An Act of God by David Javerbaum; Next to Normal with music by Tom Kitt and book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey; King Lear by William Shakespeare; Cabaret with book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb; and A Leg Up by Ken Kaissar. (more...)

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