Welcome Macaroni Kid Kitsap readers to Bremerton's Admiral Theatre - and thank you to Macaroni Kid Kitsap for their support of our Youth Arts Education programs. Please see below for details on our programs and upcoming shows, and don't hesitate to contact us with any questions. (Box Office: 360.373.6743) (Nate Murphy, Marketing Director, 360.932.3061, nate@admiraltheatre.org)

Admiral Theatre Youth Arts Education

Bremerton's Admiral Theatre is a 1942 movie house, renovated in 1997, into Kitsap's premier live entertainment and events venue. The Admiral Theatre welcomes more than 50,000 patrons annually to 110 diverse performances and community events. Our mission is to enrich the local communities through arts, cultural education and entertainment.

Our "Stages for All Ages School Day Series" and "K-12 Ticket To Culture" programs provide 10,000 local school kids with subsidized and free tickets to attend educational and entertaining shows throughout the school year. Our annual season includes 60 professional shows, 50 community events, and an exciting two-week musical theatre summer camp for kids.

The Admiral Theatre Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization responsible for operating and preserving Bremerton's historic Admiral Theatre.

Stages For All Ages | School Day Series

*Series includes five shows from January - April 2017: Mistatim (January 30), Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters (February 21), Peter Rabbit Tales (February 27). Remaining shows are below. For tickets, please call our Box Office at 360.373.6743.

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Super Scientific Circus (Call Box Office 360.373.6743)
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Shows 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Tickets: Groups of 10 or more $6 per person | Single $10
Grades K-8

The Super Scientific Circus starring Mr. Fish and Trent the Mime, proves that science can be fun and funny. Alternately assisted and foiled by the comedic antics of Trent the Mime, Mr. Fish uses amazing circus skills involving boomerangs, bubbles, beachballs, bull whips, and magic to introduce the principles of friction, inertia, centripetal force, aerodynamics, sonic booms, air pressure, and ultraviolet light.

Sponsored By: Kiwanis Club of Bremerton  •  W. H. Upton Naval & Military Lodge No. 206

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Living Voices: Island of Hope (Call Box Office 360.373.6743)
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Shows 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
Tickets: Groups of 10 or more $10 flat fee | Single $5
Grades K-University

One family escapes oppression in the old country and sails to a new life in the new world. But what happens to those stranded at Ellis Island? Experience the struggle to escape oppression and discover life at Ellis Island during its busiest years, and the fears and dreams of every hopeful American immigrant.

Leah is a ten year old Russian Jewish girl growing up in a shtetl in the Pale of Settlement at the turn of the 20th century, who dreams of going to school like all of her brothers. When her oldest brother deserts the Czar’s army, Leah’s parents reveal a plan for the whole family to escape to America. Leah and her family face a long and risky journey, through Russia to their ship in Germany, and across the Atlantic Ocean to the New York Harbor. But when Leah alone is detained at Ellis Island, she must confront her biggest obstacle yet: what if she is sent back?

Sponsored By: Imperial Truck & RV


K-12 Ticket To Culture | Evening Show Series

*Series includes eight shows from October 2016 - April 2017: Guy Mendilow Ensemble (October 12), Rockapella (October 14), The Jive Aces (November 18), Peking Acrobats (January 28), Shaolin Warriors (February 4), Artrageous (February 10). Remaining shows are below. For tickets, please call our Box Office at 360.373.6743.

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The Pirates of Penzance
Friday, March 10, 2017
Doors 6 p.m. | Dinner 6 p.m. | Show 7:30 p.m.
Student Tickets $5 (Call Box Office 360.373.6743)

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players present an all-new touring production of “The Pirates of Penzance.” Set sail with this classic musical comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history, “The Very Model of a Modern Major-General.”

Gilbert and Sullivan’s hilarious, hopeful farce follows young Frederic, an orphan who has mistakenly been apprenticed to an ineffectual but raucous band of pirates until his twenty first birthday. Helping Frederic to deal with this unusual predicament are the brash Pirate King, Ruth - the pirate maid-of-all-work, romantic Mabel, and the delightfully stuffy Major-General Stanley.

Sponsored by Air Management Solutions, Bob & Patty Murphy, Dr. Bobby & Liz Gross, Audrey Robinson, in memory of James H. Robinson, Phyllis Summers

The Pirates of Penzance is part of our Orchard Foods Family Series. Thank you to Orchard Foods (Taco Bell | KFC Restaurants) and Peter and Marty Braun for their generous sponsorship.

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Poulenc Trio
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Doors 5:30 p.m. | Dinner 5:30 p.m. | Show 7 p.m.
Student Tickets $5 (Call Box Office 360.373.6743)

Poulenc Trio is Irina Kaplan Lande (piano), Liang Wang (oboe), and Bryan Young (bassoon). Since its founding in 2003, the Trio has performed in 45 U.S. states and at music festivals around the world, including the Ravello Festival in Italy, and the San Miguel de Allende Festival in Mexico.

The Trio has a strong commitment to commissioning, performing and recording new works from living composers, with 22 new works written for and premiered by the group, including three triple concertos for Trio and full orchestra.

Sponsored by Richard A. Eskridge, Carolyn S. McClurkan, in memory of Dr. Mike McClurkan


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Admiral Theatre Summer Camp 2017 (August 7-18, 2017, performances on August 19)
admiraltheatre.org/summercamp

Register now for Summer Camp 2017! Our intensive two-week theatre summer camp includes musical theatre workshops in acting, dance, and voice, taught by experienced artists with professional and academic backgrounds as performers, choreographers, directors and musicians. The Admiral Theatre Foundation (501c3) offers full and partial camp scholarships based on financial need and merit.


Admiral Theatre Family Shows

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Kamikaze Fireflies (Buy Tickets)
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Doors 1:30 p.m. | Lunch 1:30 p.m. | Show 3 p.m.
Tickets $8 - $20 (plus processing fee)
Upper Balcony $8
Balcony $10
Loge $15
Main Floor $20

Rob Williams and Casey Martin perform their show, Kamikaze Fireflies, for audiences all over the world at venues such as performing arts centers, corporate events, cruise ships, colleges, busker festivals, and renaissance festivals. The show is a mix of comedy and circus. Juggling, hula hoops, german wheel, whip cracking, and many tricks never seen anywhere else.

The Seattle Times said they gave a “near riotous end to the show.” On “America’s Got Talent” they received a standing ovation and Howard Stern said, “Fantastic. Captivating. You’re funny. I was sucked into this thing. It was wonderful. I can’t wait to see more.”

Sponsored By Ron Roehmholdt

Kamikaze Fireflies is part of our Orchard Foods Family Series. Thank you to Orchard Foods (Taco Bell | KFC Restaurants) and Peter and Marty Braun for their generous sponsorship.