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    Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical

    Presented by Broadway in Birmingham at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    November 14 - November 15, 2014

    Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss' classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage.

    Featuring the hit songs "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch" and "Welcome Christmas," The Grinch discovers there's more to Christmas then he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is "two sizes too small", ...more


    Duck Hunter Shoots Angel

    Presented by CEPA - The Pell City Center at Pell City Center, Pell City

    October 16 - October 26, 2014

    DUCK HUNTER SHOOTS ANGEL is the uproarious story of two bumbling Alabama brothers who have never shot a duck but think they have shot an actual heavenly being. As they lament their fates in a...more

    Spain Park Theatre presents David Ives' "The Liar"

    Presented by Spain Park Theatre at Spain Park High School, Hoover

    October 23 - October 26, 2014

    Tony-nominated writer David Ives brings his comic touch to 17th century France with his "translaptation" (translation + adaptation) of the classic comedy The Liar. With mistaken...more

    March Fourth Marching Band

    Presented by The Historic Ritz Theatre in Talladega at Historic Talladega Ritz Theatre, Talladega

    October 28, 2014

    What began as a crazy Fat Tuesday party on March 4, 2003 in Portland, OR, MarchFourth has evolved into a kaleidoscope of musical and visual energy unlike "mortal" bands. Aside from their...more

    Mad Monster Mash

    at B&A Warehouse, Birmingham

    October 30, 2014

    Central Alabama Theater's first annual Mad Monster Mash, a Halloween bash! It's a box office SMASH! Join your fellow ghosts, ghouls, and gals at the Mad Monster Mash to...more

    Walking Dead in the Forest: Halloween Blowout

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest at Vestavia Hills Library in the Forest, Vestavia Hills

    October 31, 2014

    Walking Dead in the Forest: Halloween Blowout - Friday, October 31st, 8:00 - 10:00 pm  

    ...more

    CARRIE: the Musical

    Presented by Birmingham-Southern College at Birmingham-Southern College Theatre, Birmingham

    October 30 - November 2, 2014

    Just in time for Halloween, BSC's Department of Theatre is presenting "CARRIE: the Musical." Based on Stephen King's bestselling novel, the newly re-imagined revival of the...more

    Farewell to Summer: An evening of Tennessee Williams' rare one-acts

    Presented by Terrific New Theatre at Terrific New Theatre, Birmingham

    October 16 - November 8, 2014

    You loved last season’s “Suddenly Last Summer” and TNT brings the playwright back for an evening of his most engaging one-act plays.

    Birmingham theatre legend Sandra...more

    Altamont Theatre Presents "Shuddersome: Tales from Poe"

    Presented by The Altamont School at Altamont School, Birmingham

    November 7 - November 9, 2014

    Please join us for Altamont Theatre's production of "Shuddersome: Tales from Poe" in the new Cabaniss-Kaul Center for the Arts at The Altamont School. The thumping of a heartbeat....more

    Michael J. & Mary Anne Freeman Theatre & Dance Series: Macbeth

    Presented by Samford University and Samford University School of the Arts at Harrison Theatre - Samford University, Birmingham

    November 6 - November 14, 2014

    William Shakespeare's shortest tragedy was likely written in honor of the new king of England, James I. Also known as James VI of Scotland, he was famously fascinated by the darker aspects of...more

    Southern Tales: The Lady With All the Answers

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 16, 2014

    Before there was Oprah, before there was Dr. Laura or Judge Judy, there was Ann Landers. For decades, the renowned advice columnist answered countless letters from lovelorn teens, confused...more

    Women of War

    Presented by Theatre UAB at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    November 12 - November 22, 2014

    “Women of War,” created by Rebecca Harper and Karla Koskinen and directed by Rebecca Harper.

    Shows at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12-15 and Nov. 19-21, and at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22,...more

    "Baker's Dozen and other Family Manners" by Daniel Martin

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    November 6 - November 22, 2014

    Three one act plays about the joys and sorrows of modern families...dead chickens, deformed children, and drag queens...it's a slice of life as only Theatre Downtown can serve it. In...more

    Flora Pearl Foundation Presents: 3rd Annual Matters of the Heart

    Presented by Flora Pearl Foundation

    November 22, 2014

    On Saturday, November 22, 2014 Flora Pearl Foundation (FPF), Inc will host its 3rd Annual Matters of the Heart: Bridging The Gap, Building A Legacy – Alabama’s premier event focusing...more

    Wiley & The Hairy Man

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    November 20 - November 23, 2014

    The VST STARS (Students Take a Role at the Samford) present Wiley and the Hairy Man! This drama is a spine-tingling tale of a boy and his worst fears in the swamp—eventually...more

    Evenings @ EOL: Family Night

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook), Mountain Brook

    September 9 - December 9, 2014

    It's the program you know and love, now a part of our new Evenings @ EOL series. Enjoy dinner at 5:30 pm and a live performance at 6:00 pm on the second Tuesday of every month (in February,...more

    Birmingham Ballet Presents: The Mutt-Cracker

    Presented by Birmingham Ballet at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    December 12, 2014

    If you love dogs, you don’t want to miss The Mutt-cracker! Birmingham Ballet’s canine filled version of this holiday favorite premiered in 2011 with tail wagging reveiws. The...more

    An Elf Tale

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Children's Theatre, Birmingham

    December 6 - December 14, 2014

    It’s the day when job assignments are handed out at the North Pole. Gobo the elf has worked hard all year and is in the running for Head Elf. Will he help Santa keep Christmas on track, or...more

    Babes in Toyland

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Children's Theatre, Birmingham

    December 6 - December 14, 2014

     Widow Piper’s husband has passed away and left her alone with 14 children working in a toy factory for mean Barnaby. Three of her children have already disappeared and now it seems...more

    Birmingham Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker

    Presented by Birmingham Ballet at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    December 13 - December 14, 2014

    It’s classic entertainment your whole family will enjoy! Birmingham Ballet’s innovative version of The Nutcracker brings the holiday season to life with unparralled story-telling,...more

    Christmas Spectacular: Trouble in Toyland

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    December 16, 2014

    Join us for a special presentation from "That Puppet Guy," followed by a visit from Saint Nick. Refreshments served. All ages


    A Colonial Christmas at the American Village

    Presented by American Village at American Village, Montevallo

    December 9 - December 17, 2014

    Now accepting reservations for our annual Christmas Lunch and Tour.

    Your Luncheon hostess will be First Lady Dolley Madison. She will greet you in Liberty Hall, inspired...more

    A DICKENS VEST POCKET CHRISTMAS CAROL

    Presented by Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    December 19 - December 20, 2014

    Back by popular demand, A Dickens Vest Pocket Christmas Carol is sure to bring the Christmas spirit to everyone! Join the Cratchets, Tiny Tim, all the Spirits, and, of course,...more

    Virginia Samford Theatre presents The Old Time TV Show Christmas Showcase

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    December 12 - December 21, 2014

    Come back to the golden age of TV variety shows! Think “Ed Sullivan”!  Singing, dancing, comedy and appearances by your favorite celebrities.  All in the style of the grand...more

    Virginia Samford Theatre presents Holiday Hyjinx

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    December 11 - December 21, 2014

    The FEMININE HYJINX girls – Lee Ann Brown, Kristi Tingle Higginbotham, Jan D. Hunter and Kristin Staskowski are back and ready to celebrate the holidays with a fun-filled show of comedy...more

    Uh Oh- Here Comes Christmas

    Presented by Shelby County Arts Council at Shelby County Arts Council Gallery, Columbiana

    December 21, 2014

    South City Theater Presents based on the books by Robert Fulghum. Adapted by Ernest Zulia and David Caldwell. — Brent Murrill, Director. A Southern director and cast share their holiday joys...more

    "Amahl and the Night Visitors"

    Presented by Vestavia Hills Baptist Church at Vestavia Hills Baptist Church, Birmingham

    December 21, 2014

    Vestavia Hills Baptist Church Sanctuary Choir presents "Amahl and the Night Visitors." Location: Sanctuary.


    "Bob: A Life in Five Acts" by Peter Nachtrieb

    Presented by Theatre Downtown at Fifth Avenue Antiques-Theatre Downtown, Birmingham

    January 8 - January 24, 2015

    The story of one man's odyssey of becoming a "great man," told from the moment of his birth (and abandonment at a White Castle restaurant) until right before his death (surrounded by...more

    Hamlet

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University, Birmingham

    January 23 - January 25, 2015

    Soprano Leah Partridge and baritone Corey McKern star in this thrilling and tuneful version of Shakespeare’s classic tale of the Prince of Denmark and his doomed love. French composer...more

    Play to Win

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Children's Theatre, Birmingham

    February 7 - February 14, 2015

     This is a bright, snappy one hour musical about the man who broke the color barrier in professional baseball. Although it is aimed at young audiences, all ages will enjoy this portrayal of...more

    Native Son

    Presented by Alabama School of Fine Arts at Alabama 4-H Center, Columbiana

    February 13 - February 15, 2015

    20-year-old Bigger Thomas, born to the poor, south side of Chicago, discovers that his destiny is as predictable as the circumstances that rob him of his youth.  Dorothy Jemison Theater.


    Completeness, by Itamar Moses

    Presented by Birmingham Festival Theatre at Birmingham Festival Theatre, Birmingham

    February 12 - February 28, 2015

    COMPLETENESS
    Written by Itamar Moses
    Directed by Ellise Mayor How does a computer scientist hook up with a molecular biologist? He blinds her with science, of course. When Elliot...more

    Winter Scenes: An Evening of Collaboration

    Presented by Alabama School of Fine Arts at Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham

    February 27 - February 28, 2015

    ASFA's dancers, musicians and actors take the stage for an exciting evening in the renowned Dorothy Jemison Day Theater.


    Mummenschanz

    Presented by Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University, Birmingham

    March 6, 2015

    For over four decades, Mummenschanz has captivated audiences worldwide with its groundbreaking non-verbal theatre of movement and transformation. During a Mummenschanz performance, mundane items...more

    "Exit, Pursued By a Bear" by Lauren Gunderson

    Presented by Theatre Downtown at Fifth Avenue Antiques-Theatre Downtown, Birmingham

    February 26 - March 14, 2015

    This white-trash revenge comedy will leave you hungry for more. When a young woman has finally had enough of her husband's abuse, she decides to duct tape him to a recliner and feed him to a...more

    La Bohème

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University, Birmingham

    March 13 - March 15, 2015

    Puccini’s perennial favorite returns to the Opera Birmingham stage after an 8-year absence, and superstar Elizabeth Futral takes on one of the greatest roles in all of opera! You’ve...more

    Water by the Spoonful, by Quiara Alegria Hudes

    Presented by Birmingham Festival Theatre at Birmingham Festival Theatre, Birmingham

    April 9 - April 25, 2015

    WATER BY THE SPOONFUL
    Written by Quiara Alegria Hudes
    Directed by Don Sandley Somewhere in Philadelphia, Elliot has returned from Iraq and is struggling to find his place in the world....more

    The Queen of Hearts and the Terrible Tarts

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Children's Theatre, Birmingham

    February 7 - April 25, 2015

     Harriet has just been proclaimed the Queen of Hearts but she doesn’t know how to be a queen. She tries to help everyway she can but always ends up messing up. She makes a tent for a...more

    Robin Hood

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Children's Theatre, Birmingham

    April 11 - April 25, 2015

     Things are not so great in Nottingham. The Sherriff, simply put, is nothing but a bully, taking advantage of the townspeople, leaving them with little money to survive. Enter Robin Hood,...more

    "Kimberly Akimbo" by David Lindsay-Abaire

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    April 16 - May 2, 2015

    From the author of "Good People" and "Rabbit Hole", comes the story of a teenager who suffers from a disease that causes her to age prematurely, as she tries to just make it...more

    37th Annual Opera Competition, Semi-Finals

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at UAB - Mary Culp Hulsey Recital Hall, Birmingham

    May 16, 2015

    Hear the stars of tomorrow as 20 of the finest young singers you’ll ever hear compete for over $10,000 in prizes and a chance to star in an Opera Birmingham production! Compare your picks...more

    Tribes, by Nina Raine

    Presented by Birmingham Festival Theatre at Birmingham Festival Theatre, Birmingham

    May 28 - June 13, 2015

    TRIBES
    Written by Nina Raine
    Directed by Daniel Martin Billy was born deaf into a hearing family. He was raised inside its fiercely idiosyncratic and politically incorrect cocoon. He...more

    "Mr. Marmalade" by Noah Haidle

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    June 11 - June 27, 2015

    Everybody has an imaginary friend growing up. But what if your imaginary friend was a sociopath, with an affinity for cocaine and pornography? This is the case for 5-year old Lucy, and her...more

    Venus in Fur, by David Ives

    Presented by Birmingham Festival Theatre at Birmingham Festival Theatre, Birmingham

    July 16 - August 1, 2015

    VENUS IN FUR
    Written by David Ives
    Directed by James Kitchens Thomas, a beleaguered writer-director, is desperate to find an actress to play the female lead in his adaptation of the...more

    "She Kills Monsters" by Qui Nguyen

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    July 30 - August 15, 2015

    From the mind that brought you "Alice in Slasherland", comes a comedy straight from the world of Dungeons and Dragons! When a young girl named Tilly finds her sister's D&D...more

    "Next Fall" by Geoffrey Nauffts

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    September 17 - October 3, 2015

    This thoughtful and moving drama focuses on the relationship between older partner Adam, a neurotic atheist, and Luke, a partially closeted, impulsive and devoutly Christian actor. When an...more

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