Welcome to
Bart's Bards Website

A Theatrical Ministry of
St. Bartholomew Church
9375 Winton Road
Cincinnati OH, 45231

Our next show:

Seussical the Musical

June 21-24th 2018

Check back in January 2018 for Audition info!

Bart's Bards is St. Bartholomew's amateur theatrical ministry. Its purpose is "to promote Christian fellowship through the performing arts." The group consists of a commission of parishioners and non-parishioners, with backgrounds in producing and directing plays; and an Outreach Ministry, whose purpose is to bring entertainment and enjoyment to retirement and nursing homes. The Bards currently produce one big show a year, usually during the summer, and usually a musical. For information contact Erica Mason at (513) 521-3270. We encourage you to join us for worship if you are looking for a home church. Visit for location and mass times.

Upcoming Theatrical Productions


June 21-24, 2018 • Produced by Carolyn Williams and Barry Reynolds
Directed by Maddy Fessler • Choreography by Elenya Stephani

Bart's Bards is excited to announce that we will be producing Seussical the Musical as our Summer 2018 musical!!

Show dates will be June 21st thru June 24th at the Fr. Wm. Krumpe Activity Center at St. Bartholomew Church.
Audition info will be available in early 2018

News of Interest to Bards...

Fiddler on the Roof was a very traditional smash hit! Thanks to all the cast and crew for their hard work; and of curse, all five audiences, without whom, there would be no show. L'chaim!


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Past Theatrical Performances

The Little Mermaid   June 23-26, 2016

The Bards weighed anchor for a thrilling undersea adventure to the immense enjoyment of capacity audiences! Thanks, as always, to the hard-working cast, crew and production staff, and especially to all of you that attended, without whom this would not be possible!!

Cast of Tom Sawyer


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer   June 18-21, 2015

The Bards took an engaging trip down the Mississippi River to the thrill and enjoyment of all who came along for the ride! Thanks, as always, to the hard-working cast and crew and production staff, and especially to all of you that attended!!

Cast of Tom Sawyer


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat   June 19-22, 2014

After a a hiatus, the Bards came charging back with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, playing to enthusiastic houses glad to welcome the Bards back. Our thanks to all (cast, crew & staff) for their time and energy to put this delightful play on, and especially thanks to all of you who attended!!!

Munchkin Curtain Call


The Wizard of Oz   June 23-26, 2011

The Wizard of Oz was a roaring success, playing to packed houses every night of its run. Our thanks to all (120+ cast, crew & staff) who worked so hard to put this play on, and especially to all of you who attended!!!

Munchkin Curtain Call


Bye Bye Birdie   June 23-27, 2010

Bye Bye Birdie was a smashing success!! Thanks to all who attended. We hope you had as much fun watching the play as the cast and crew did putting it on!

Bye Bye Birdie Poster

(pdf format - 264k)

Photos are now online!

Cast of Bye Bye Birdie

Bart's Bard's Outreach Ministry

Bart's Bards Outreach performs at local senior and nursing homes throughout the spring, fall and winter months and consists of mainly current or former parishioners with some Bards from the surrounding area and parishes. Not all Outreach members need to appear in every show. Join us as your schedule permits in this rewarding ministry by contacting Marge Sowell at (513) 522-1902. More information on our next show as well as previous shows can be found here.

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Page last updated 11/06/2017
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