Bellevue College Theatre Arts, with support from the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts in Seattle, will thrill audiences with their production of Carnival, the 1962 Tony Award winner for Best Musical about a girl named Lilly who finds herself working in a traveling circus. Lilly is excited by Marco, the Magician, charmed by the Puppets she works with and is fearful of Paul, the puppeteer she begins to love.
Carnival is based on the book by Michael Stewart, with music and lyrics by Bob Merrill. The BC Theatre Department purchased circus equipment for this thrilling production with assistance from a BC Foundation Mini-Grant.
WHAT: Carnival, performed by BC students, produced by BC’s Department of Theatre Arts and directed by Tammis Doyle.
WHO: Appropriate for adults and children 7 and older
WHEN: March 11 – 14, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: BC students will perform magic and circus skills under the big top in the Carlson Theater (Building E 200) on the Bellevue College campus, 3000 Landerholm Circle SE
COST: Tickets are $12 for general admission and $10 students and BC Faculty and can be purchased through brownpapertickets.com. A limited number of leftover tickets may be available for sale beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the day of each show.