Candyland Christmas Walk Through

Sunday  December 7th,  2014  – $ 5.00 donation

Come and walk thru the Bell and Barter Theatre and enjoy some holiday sites based on the game board of Candy Land.

Starting at 2:00 PM and running continuously  for 2 hours.    Enter anytime between 2 and 4 PM and enjoy the decorations.

Bring your camera and take a photo with Santa and enjoy a                       Hot Chocolate with the Bell and Barter Staff



Saturday OCTOBER 25, 2014 — 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Halloween Party at the Bell and Barter Theatre.                                               Cover charge $5.00 with a non-perishable food item and if you are wearing a costume. NO costume, NO food item, costs you $10.00

Bring a new friend to the theatre and you’re in free and it’s $5.00 for your friend.

Please help support both                                                                                           The Bell and Barter Theatre    and    The Rockaway Food Pantry

PETER PAN — Before He Could Fly

A huge success by all accounts! Everyone appeared to enjoy themselves; both audience and actors alike. Thank You to all who supported our show either by assisting or purchasing tickets.

Most of all THANK YOU  to the kids; they wrote the show, acted in the show, directed the show, helped with costumes, sets and props. You all did a great job.


The  show has been  cast –Bud Masters or one of the theatre’s representatives will be calling you soon to give you your part and the date of the first rehearsal.

if you do not hear from Bud by Sunday Aug 31st please contact him at the theatre.

We are still looking for some older kids to play pirates;  4 to 5 total. If you know of anyone please have them contact Bud masters



“PETER PAN – Before He Could Fly”

Monday August 18, 2014 and Tuesday August 19, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Open audition for ages 8 – 17  /  All parts are open                                  Needed – Peter Pan; Tinkerbell; Captain Hook; Pirates; Indians;     Lost Boys; Fairies; Gnomes and more.

Show Dates are Friday October 10, 2014 at 7:30 pm / Saturday October 11, 2014 at 2:00 & 7:30 pm / Sunday October 12, 2014     at 2:00 pm

Rehearsal times, production fees, and ticket prices will be discussed at the start of each audition and handouts will be available.


Summer Program

Dateline July 10th 2014 – Bell and Barter News

The new Bell and Barter Theatre Summer Program kicked off last night with everyone looking forward to a fun, educational summer.

The format has changed slightly, and we will be working on “Peter Pan ~ The early years!” Each evening will consist of various workshops on different theatrical areas.

Such as:   Script Formatting and Writing;  What do the different lighting fixtures do?;  How to apply make-up and prosthetics; Costume Design;  Set Design;  Set Construction;  Props for a show, if I can’t find it, how can  I make it?

Each class will be handled by a professional working in the industry. and is available on a “Drop-In” basis. For a fee of $12.00 per class you may come in on a night and join in that class. Always wanted to know how to make a scar for the stage, stop in on our make up night and learn. All lesson will be posted by Monday of next week, so check back see what interests you.

Also it’s membership time, stop by and pick up your membership application. Each member receives additional discounts throughout the year. First production fee waived, discounts on tickets and 1/2 price work shops. (Including this Summer Program if you join now!)


Starting Saturday Theatre Magic’s very own Garden Club * FREE

At the Rockaway Garden Center * Route 46 * Rockaway * FREE

From 10:00 am to 11:30 am – FREE – Ages 8 -16  Bring a Friend! * FREE

Learn about different Plants, soils, climates, how the sun and shade effect growth.

And did I mention all this if FREE for followers of “Theatre Magic!”

SEE YOU THERE – And Dress accordingly, you’ll be playing in the dirt!

@ The Bell and Barter Theater