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Founded in 1903, the Belmont Dramatic Club is the second oldest continuously operating and performing community theatre group in the United States.

2013-2014 Season:

Thursday June 5, 2014: Annual Meeting

Join us for our upcoming Annual Meeting. We will hold a Board meeting for BDC members at 6:30pm, followed at 7:15pm by dinner and entertainment, and a special tribute to Willa Wye Rockett and Charles Allen. Click here for more details.

Spring 2014

Due to a variety of issues, we've had to cancel our production of “The Twenty-fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

Look for our next production in the Fall of 2014.

Sad News

On Saturday, November 23, 2013 our beloved longtime Corresponding Secretary Willa Wye Rockett passed away.

Back in July we celebrated her 100th birthday with a wonderful party at the Belmont Manor Nursing Home. Many of us wore purple to honor our “Lilac Lady.”

We will all miss her terribly, and we celebrate her life, her accomplishments, and her spirit!


Belmont Citizen-Herald:

  Jul 30, 2013: PHOTOS: Willa Rocket turns 100

  Aug 1, 2013: The Aug. 1 print edition

  Nov 28, 2013: “Lilac Lady” passed away Nov. 23

Boston Globe:

  Dec 3, 2013: Willa Wye Rockett obituary

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Willa Rockett 100th Birthday

Willa Rockett 100th Birthday party photos

Click to go the “BDC Gallery” on Photobucket

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 we were saddend to learn that our longtime friend, Club Member, and Board member Charlie Allen passed away. Charlie co-produced our recent production of Waiting in the Wings, and also took the production photos posted in our online gallery.

Charlie Allen


Belmont Citizen-Herald:

  Dec 26, 2013: Remembering Charles John Allen

Boston Globe:

  Dec 3, 2013: Charles John Allen obituary

  (click "READ MORE" to view the entire text)


New! Photo Gallery

Waiting in the Wings

Waiting in the Wings production photos (photographer: Charlie Allen) - click to go the “BDC Gallery” on Photobucket

No password is required to access this photo album, and you do not have to have (or sign up for) an account on


Photos from recent productions:

Recent Shows


EMACT DASH Nominations - Distinguished Achievement and Special Honors (DASH) Awards for the 2004-2005 season