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1214 Columbus Ave, Bay City, MI 48708

Season 102 Productions

July 25-28, 2019


An American musical masterpiece

Here’s your invitation to step into CABARET, a musical like no other. Life unfolds at the Kit Kat Klub in Berlin as the Nazi regime moves into high gear. 8 Broadway Tony Awards, 10 major Broadway and London revivals; 8 Oscars.

October 4-6 & 10-13, 2019

Play On!

A wonderful comedy of chaos on and off stage

A community theatre somewhere nearby is putting on a play. They have the good fortune to have the playwright, right there, helping them. Sound like heaven? Disaster!

December 6-8 & 13-15, 2019

The Snow Queen

Adapted by Ron Nicol Inspiration for the movie Frozen.

Kai is bewitched and imprisoned by the Snow Queen in her ice palace. Gerda must rescue him and her travels take us from home in Denmark through the Enchantress’s garden through forests to Lapland and Finland, and, of course, the Snow Queen’s ice palace.

February 7-9 & 14-16, 2020

They’re Playing Our Song

Romance of a real-life song-writing team

There’s this song writing team—but they aren’t a team when our musical begins. He’s already a successful composer (think Marvin Hamlisch). She’s a slightly crazy but very talented lyricist (think Carole Bayer Sager).



God of Carnage

When adults act like school-yard bullies

Two sets of parents meet to discuss in a civilized fashion the fight their eleven year old sons had on the school playground. Polite remarks are followed by a sociable drink—or two.



On Monday, March 16, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer ordered the closure of all indoor and outdoor performance venues. Accordingly, we have shut down all operations at Bay City Players. We appreciate your patience and support during this unprecedented crisis. All scheduled performances and programs are postponed or cancelled. As soon as we can resume normal operations, we will work with our patrons to address rescheduling of performances and ticketing issues. Thank you for your continued support and please stay safe.

A Disney sensation, over 1,000 Broadway performances

Based on a true-life event about a tough life in 1899 that gets even tougher when newspaper giant, Joseph Pulitzer, decides to up the cost of papers the boys (Newsies) buy from him to earn their livings.