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Opening April 1st Fair Food Foul Play: A BTE Murder Mystery

Deep Fried Duncans: the greatest thing to come out of Pennsylvania since Chicken and Waffles. Donald Duncan invented them. Will O’Tierney turned them into a profitable business. Dr. M.C. McCormick made them world-famous. Then Goldie Reese came to town . . .

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Welcome to BTE

Located in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, BTE has been producing compelling, award-winning theatre since 1978. Each season features plays selected by Ensemble members, a lively mix of classics, new and contemporary works, and audience favorites.

BTE's Theatre in the Classroom creates original educational plays for schools that are seen by hundreds of elementary students across Central Pennsylvania each year. BTE's Project Discovery presents shows from the current season to area high school students free of charge. The BTE Theatre School provides opportunities for adults and children to explore the art and craft of making live theatre.

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BTE in the Community

BTE Produces COVID Public Service Announcements for the Town of Bloomsburg

Under contract with the Town of Bloomsburg, BTE has produced four public service announcements on various topics related to public health and safety during the pandemic.

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Box Office Manager Position Available

BTE is looking for a new Box Office Manager. This is a part-time position for a very organized person who enjoys interacting with members of the public. Should have some sales experience, and be good with numbers. Must be computer literate. Position to start as soon as possible. Please submit resume, letter of interest and three references to

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Releases Anti-Racism Statement

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble today released a statement in response to the killing of George Floyd on May 25 in Minneapolis.   Read more.

Live Performances Suspended Until January 2021

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble today announced that it would be suspending live performances until at least January 2021.   Read more.

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