Backstage at the MBT Newsletter September 2013
104 N. Commercial St. Bellingham, WA 98225 360.734.6080 www.mountbakertheatre.com 2013-2014 MBT BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2013-2014 Season Sponsor
Backstage is published for free once a month by the Mount Baker Theatre 104 N. Commercial St. Bellingham, WA 98225 Admin Phone: (360) 733-5793 Fax: (360) 671-0114 www.mountbakertheatre.com Design: Beth McPeek Editor: Kim Laskey Contributing Writer & Copy Editor: Katharine Conrad Ad Sales: John Schapiro
John Pedlow – President Edwin H. (Skip) Williams – Vice-President Mark Thoma – Treasurer Jane Carten – Secretary Daniel Larner – Past-President Wendy Bohlke Bob Brim Mike Carr Dennis Catrell Brian Finnegan William (Bill) Gerrie Ann Kaiser Peg Larson Rick Luke Christine Perkins Megan Stanfield John Templeton Dave Graham – Ex-Officio (MBT STARS) .......... Brad Burdick - MBT Executive Director
COVER STORY cont...
“No one had ever done a show about an idiot before.”
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Tickets: $29 full $14.50 students plus applicable fees
WhaT happenS in VegaS STayS in VegaS, BuT gOd SeeS eVeryThing! Opens Sept 4 - Closes Sept 15 | Times Vary
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Indicates a Mount Baker Theatre Promoted Event
MBT Presents Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice! | Opens 9/4 - Closes 9/25
Times vary (see website) | $29
The Producers - MBT Main Stage Repertory Theatre Wed 9/25 - Sun 9/29 | Times vary (see website) | $20-$40
MBT Presents Jon Batiste & Stay Human Sat 10/5 | 8:00pm | $20-$42
Whatcom Symphony Orchestra: Celebrate! Debut â€“ Introducing Maestro Yaniv Attar Sun 10/6 | 3:00pm | $12-$32
Northwest Ballet Theater: Dracula
Sat 10/12, 7:30pm | Sun 10/13, 3:00pm | $24-$32 MBT Presents Royal Crown Revue Fri 10/18 | 8:00pm | $30-$45
Great Big Sea | Sun 10/20 | 7:30pm | $35/29.50
MBT Presents The Joy Luck Club Sat 10/26 | 8:00pm | $20-$42 MBT Presents New Directions Veterans Choir Wed 10/30 | 7:30pm | $20-$39
For a complete listing of events visit www.mountbakertheatre.com!
All ticket purchases are subject to applicable fees. Group, age-related, or other special discounts may apply - check with the Ticket Office or online.
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ree FTOURS Interested in a tour
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Frank King Family EDUCATION PROGRAM SPONSORS
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104 N. Commercial St. Bellingham, WA 98225
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All Stage and production work at Mount Baker Theatre is performed by I.A.T.S.E. Locals No. 15, 887.
The Mount Baker Theatre receives support from a Tourism Facilities Grant from the City of Bellingham.