Check out the TNT Facebook page...
Check out the TNT Facebook page… There is a GREAT, Audience reaction trailer on the Terrific New Theatre facebook page…about STANDING ON CEREMONY: The Gay Marriage Plays. CHECK IT OUT…both the trailer AND the show! You’ll be glad you didn’t miss it. https://www.facebook.com/terrificnewth… View Post
Press Release: Birmingham Festival Theatre brings...
Birmingham Festival Theatre press release Beauty of the Father by Nilo Cruz Birmingham Festival Theatre is proud to bring to the stage for its Birmingham debut, Pulitzer Prize-winner Nilo Cruz’s Beauty of the Father. Set in Andalusia, Spain where the… View Post
PRESS RELEASE: "Circle Mirror Transformation" at...
Please publish the attached information. Thank you! The Web-chick at Terrific New Theatre CircleMirror.doc CircleMirror.pdf View Post
Press Release: Birmingham Festival Theatre...
Birmingham Festival Theatre Press Release Contact: Edward C. Miller 205-919-5580 Red Written by John Logan Directed by Bethe Ensey The classic internal struggle within the modern artist: artistic integrity versus financial realities. This clash is at the… View Post
Thanks for sticking around, folks. For those interested in the post-show discussion: I started on this venture for the benefit of the community, trying to create a comprehensive, egalitarian presentation of Birmingham-area theatre at all levels. Though it’s made a comeback effort, it was on hiatus for a while; it limped a bit before its first curtain call, and it’s been sporadic again...
AUDITIONS for Short Play Festival VI
AUDITIONS will be Monday, March 11 @ 7 p.m. at the South City Theatre, 3612 Highway 26, Columbiana, AL 35051. ONESIES (An evening of David Ives’ Short Comedies). Performances on April 18-20 and 25-27 @ 8 p.m. and Sunday Apr 21, 2013 @ 2 p.m. and at the… View Post
2013 Spring Kid's Workshop
South City Theatre’s Kids Theatre, ACTING UP, will present a non-musical production with a limited cast. The spring workshop is open to kids 9 to 18. Classes are scheduled to start March 18, and rehearsals will be Monday nights from 6-8 and Saturday… View Post
Audition reminder: Circle Mirror Transformation at...
Auditions tonight and tomorrow at 7pm at Terrific New Theatre for Annie Baker’s Obie-winning Circle Mirror Transformation. Auditions will consist of readings from the script for 3 women and 2 men, ages from teens through 50s. Read hereon Facebook for more… View Post
Playing this weekend
Mrs. Mannerly at TNTIn the Next Room at TDT9 to 5 at the VST Closing this weekend: Mrs. Mannerly at Terrific New Theatre, Thursday through Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm. Tickets $25 except for Thursday, which is TADA night (Thursdays Are Discretionary Adm… View Post
VST's 9 to 5 reviewed; improv jam tonight
Alec Harvey has reviewed 9 to 5: the Musical at the Virginia Samford Theatre (running through February 10); read it online here at al.com. Tonight at Avondale Brewing Company: Ugly Baby Improv hosts the Funkytown Improv Jam, featuring Ugly Baby, Extempora… View Post
Sylvia at SCT - Two Nights Only
Take one man’s mid-life crisis, add his wife’s empty-nest syndrome and then mix in an exuberant, shoe-chewing, couch-sitting dog, and you have the makings of a great evening at the theatre. If you’ve ever wondered, what your dog would say if she could… View Post
Cast List for Theatre Downtown's "Must Come Down"
Theatre Downtown have just begun rehearsals for their upcoming production of the world premiere of Must Come Down with the following cast: Charlie – Dallas Taylor Nicolas – Chris Pass Jonah – Daniel Martin Charlotte – Mary Claire Owen Teresa – Katherine… View Post
TDT's In the Next Room reviewed →
Alec Harvey has penned a 4-star review for Theatre Downtown’s production of Sarah Ruhl’s Tony-nominated In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play; read it here on al.com.
TNT Audtion notice
Who: TNT Where: 2821 2nd Ave.… View Post
EMERGENCY ACTING NEED
Theatre Downtown is looking to fill an immediate casting need. Looking for an actor (18-28) who can play (a) high school and (b) a quarterback. Show runs last weekend of February and first two weekends of March. Needs to be physically appropriate to play… View Post
Playing this weekend; upcoming events
Your erstwhile correspondent has been out of town and under the weather (figuratively and literally). Here’s what’s going on around the Birmingham theatre scene—-quite a lot! Playing this weekend Mrs. Mannerly at Terrific New Theatre, reviewed here by Alec Harvey at al.com. Yankee Tavern at Birmingham Festival Theatre, reviewed here by Alec Harvey on al.com. In the Next Room,...
Auditions for SEMINAR at Theatre Downtown
Auditions for Theresa Rebeck’s “Seminar” will be held SUNDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2013 from 4pm-6pm at Theatre Downtown. Directed by J.J. Marrs. Four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with Leonard, an international literary figure.… View Post shared via WordPress.com
Audition: Effective Arts
Effective Arts, an out-of-state professional theater company, is looking for actors to participate in educational theater for staff trainings Birmingham area health-care organizations throughout 2013. This company has offered over 2,000 educational… View Post shared via WordPress.com
BFT production photos; ACTA auditions; cast lists...
Birmingham Festival Theatre opens the first local production of 2013 with Steven Dietz’ Yankee Tavern this Thursday, directed by Mel Christian and featuring Joshua Butler, Trista Baker, Terry Hermes, and Brad Riegel. Check out Lou Dina’s fine production photo gallery on Facebook. Director Emily Lunsford will hold auditions for ACTA’s Life With Father on February 25 and 26;...
PRESS RELEASE: Birmingham Festival Theatre to Open...
Birmingham Festival Theatre to Open 2013-2014 Season with CLYBOURNE PARK Birmingham Festival Theatre will open its 2013-2014 season with Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park.The racially charged play, set in Chicago in 1959 and again… View Post shared via WordPress.com
"Birmingham's Best" poll; VST cancellations; more
It’s that time of year: head to al.com and vote in their “Birmingham’s Best of 2012” poll for your chosen local actor, actress, and theatre troupe. This weekend’s performances of A Christmas Memory at the VST have been cancelled due to a severe illness in the cast. Please contact the VST Box Office at email@example.com, or call Amanda at 251.1206...
Check out the trailer for the musical adaptation of Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory, playing through December 23 at the Virignia Samford Theatre, and read Alec Harvey’s 4-star review here on al.com.
Playing this weekend; weekend auditions
‘Tis the season! Your choices for the weekend’s theatrical entertainments include: Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class continues its run at Terrific New Theatre (reviewed here at al.com). Birmingham Children’s Theatre’s Peter Pan plays its final public performance this Saturday at 2pm (previewed here at al.com). There’s also a bumper crop of (mostly) seasonal...
BFT: Auditions for Red and The Last Flapper
Auditions for Red, by John Logan, directed by Bethe Ensey, will be Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 1-3 PM at the theatre. A searing portrait of an artist’s ambition and vulnerability, Red takes the audience inside the studio of renowned 20th century abstract expressionist, Mark Rothko as he creates a series of paintings for the Four Seasons Restaurant. Characters are: Modernist painter,...
Playing this weekend; Chris Davis in Weld; Park...
Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Classreturns to the stage at Terrific New Theatre this weekend; if you missed Alec Harvey’s 4-star review on al.com, read it here. Birmingham Children’s Theatre holds two of its three public performances of Peter Pan this weekend; word is that sales are brisk for this family favorite. Alec Harvey’s production review can be read here at al.com. ...
TNT reviewed; SCT's call for directors; TDT...
Alec Harvey paid a visit to Terrific New Theatre and came away with a 4-star review for Dan Goggins’ Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class, returning this weekend after a holiday hiatus—-read about it here on al.com. South City Theatre seeks directors for its upcoming Short Play Festival next April. Prior to the event, AUM professor Neil David Seibel and SCT artistic director Sue...
Auditions update: TDT, CET
If you missed auditions for Theatre Downtown’s upcoming original production, Must Come Down, playwright/director Billy Ray Brewton will be scheduling a second round next week specifically to fill a few younger roles in the cast: NICOLAS (16-28) - jock type CHARLOTTE (16-28) - a total bitch TERESA (16-28) - trendy blogger GERT (16-28) - a kitsch tornado Email TDT with your interest. ...
Auditions this weekend at BFT, TDT; sides up for...
Coming this Saturday: Auditions for The Last Flapper by William Luce, running June 2013 at Birmingham Festival Theatre. Auditions for Must Come Down by Billy Ray Brewton, running late February & early March at Theatre Downtown. Also: City Equity Theatre has posted sides from Ruined by Lynn Nottage and August: Osage County for their upcoming combined auditions on Saturday, December 8. Find...
Playing this weekend:
Playing this weekend: #Birmingham #theatre Lots of local university theatre going on this weekend: Rent at the University of Montevallo Don’t Trifle With Love presented by Theatre UAB Next to Normal at BSC And a trio of other shows within the Birmingham city limits: Seussical! at Theatre LJCC Love… View Post shared via WordPress.com
Auditions for Alabama Shakespeare Festival's...
On December 3rd the Bards of Birmingham will host the Alabama Shakespeare Festival as they hold auditions for their summer theatre intensive. There is scholarship money available for local kids, so please pass this information along to anyone who may be… View Post shared via WordPress.com
City Equity Theatre: CET: new board members,... →
City Equity Theatre has welcomed 11 new members to its Board of Directors. Auditions have been announced for the remainder of CET’s season: Ruined, by Lynn Nottage, presented in association with Aldridge Repertory Theatre in the Martha Moore Sykes Studio at the Virginia Samford Theatre, February 28 through March 17; and Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County, playing on the mainstage at...
Playing this weekend:
Don’t Trifle with Love -at Theatre UAB Dragula! the Musical – at Theatre Downtown (Read Alec Harvey’s review here on al.com.) King Lear - at Samford University Seussical - at Theatre LJCC Love, Loss, and What I Wore - at Birmingham Festival Theatre (Read… View Post shared via WordPress.com