Bell Festival Summer Theatre | Bell Homestead

Bell Festival Summer Theatre | Bell Homestead

Bell Festival Summer Theatre | Bell Homestead

For the 12th season now, Brant Theatre will be bringing the Bell Summer Theatre Festival to audiences once again. The theatre space is on the grounds of the Bell Homestead National Historic Site.

As the show takes place outdoors, (weather permitting) on the front porch of the Bell Homestead, audiences are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the magic of live theatre under the stars!

Admission to all performances is on a pay-what-you-can basis.

The season opens with a classic tale for all ages. Puss and Boots is written by Peter Muir and directed by Neo Moore. This production takes place June 29 and June 30 at 7pm, July 1 at 4pm, July 5 and 6 at 7pm and July 7 at 4pm, July 12 and 13 at 7 pm and July 14 at 4pm. 

Puss in Boots bring the entire audience with him as Puss battles an ogress to bring love and riches to his friend, Simon. This production is suitable for all ages and promises fun as the wily cat has to save himself and Simon through a contest of riddles with the hairy ogress. Brant Theatre Workshops have taken the original fairy tale and added their own fantastical twists to the tale.

Come join in the fun as Puss and Simon make their way to the enchanted castle to win the heart of a princess. This tale of rags to riches is perfect to bring the whole family to.

It opens on June 29 and 30 at 7:00 pm.

The play continues on July 1 with a matinee at 4:00pm. The following week Puss in Boots runs July 5, 6, at 7pm with a matinee on July 7 at 4 pm, then again on July 12, 13 at 7 pm and July 14 at 4:00pm.

Ghosts of The Titanic 

The story of the Titanic fascinates us still today. Ghosts of The Titanic  Written by Sharyl Hudson and directed by Peter Muir, this takes a fresh look at the famous ship through the eyes of a mermaid. The performances take place on July 26, 27 at 7:30 pm, Aug 2, 3, 4 at 7:30pm, Aug 5 at 4pm, Aug 9 and 10 at 7:30, Aug 11 at 4. 

Generation

August brings our critically acclaimed play about residential schools and its affects on three generations of Haudenosaunee people. Generation is a product of the BTW Native Collective and has been seen from Niagara Falls New York to Caledonia. It plays on Aug 16 and 17 at 7:30 and August 18 at 4pm.

All shows are held at the Bell Homestead National Historic Site (94 Tutela Heights Rd.) as a part of the 12 the annual Bell Summer Theatre Festival.

For more information, visit www.branttheatre.com. or call 519-756-6220.

John Bradford

John Bradford

It is time to fill the void as a result of Brant News closing. Online...free...no flyers delivered... I'm ready. Contact me for stories publisher@4brant.com I have been in media for over 50 years: Television Broadcasting; Print Investigative and Photo Journalism ; a VERY brief turn in Radio; Cable Television; and now publishing a live Digital News Platform. My community board contributions have covered: Health Care (BGH, John Noble Home and Lansdowne Children's Centre); Post Secondary Education, Mohawk College; Special Olympics; Sports Council; Victim Services; Rotary; and Chair, Physician Recruitment Task Force. Married with 3 daughters, 6 grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren, one great grandson and one step great grandson. My spare time passions include professional and amateur photography, soap stone carving, writing, travel and scuba diving as a Dive Master. Finally, I have served as a City Councillor for 4 years and as a community advocate/consultant for residents and local business for 8 years since then. Join us in sharing stories 4BRANT

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