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Bell Tower Theater
2728 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001
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Plays & Musicals

The Bell Tower Theater, your hometown theater, offers comedies and musicals year-round. Our shows feature talented local performers and most shows are being produced in Dubuque for the first time.


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In addition to the shows you see below, the Bell Tower Theater also offers Family Events and Special Events.



All of these shows below perform on the following schedule:


Wednesdays at 7:30

Thursdays at 7:30 pm (Girl's Night Out--Free Wine Night)

Fridays at 7:30 pm

Saturdays at 7:30 pm

Sundays at 2:00 pm


Tickets are $20.


Early Bird Special performances are the first two performances of each of these shows. Tickets are just $10.


A Musical Comedy by David Resnick

Based on Memories of a Non-Jewish Childhood by Robert Byrne

   August 11 to 27, 2017

Dubuque composer and playwright David Resnick brings us a sparkling revival of his popular musical Memories of a Non-Jewish Childhood. This re-imagined version of Robert Byrne’s
book on growing up Catholic in Dubuque in the 1940s was written specifically for the Bell Tower Theater. Follow the antics of Tommy Shannon and his friends from church to class to confession to the school dance.

Early Bird Special Dates: August 11 & 12

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A Comedy by Bob Rinfret

   October 13 to 29, 2017

A colorful group of retired performers have lived at the Ophelia L. Davis Home for Actors,
Musicians and Singers for more than 40 years. Now, a scheming lawyer is trying to
steal it out from underneath them. They will have to put on the performances of their
lives if they hope to save their home.
Early Bird Special Dates: October 13 & 14

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A Musical Comedy by Roger Bean

   December 1 to 17, 2017

Singing sensations, The Wonderettes, are entertaining at the annual Harper's Hardware Holiday Party. When Santa turns up missing, the girls use their talent and ingenuity to save the party! Featuring great '60s versions of holiday classics such as "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town," "Jingle Bell Rock" and "Winter Wonderland," this energetic and glittering show is a holiday treat.

Early Bird Special Dates: December 1 & 2

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