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    Sounds of the Season

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at Brock Recital Hall - Samford University, Birmingham

    December 9, 2016

    Sounds of the Season on December 9 will start off your holidays on a good note! Drawing on the talent of the Opera Birmingham Chorus, the concert will feature a variety of solo and ensemble performances by native Birmingham artists, setting the perfect mood for the holiday season.

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    A Christmas Carole

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    November 14 - December 16, 2016

    Book By:  Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent
    Directed By:   Norton and Lani Dill

    Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes personal wealth is far more...more

    Christmas Gift! with Dolores Hydock and Bobby Horton

    Presented by Leeds Arts Council at Leeds Theatre and Arts Center, Leeds

    December 16, 2016

    Christmas Gift! with storyteller Dolores Hydock and the music of Bobby Horton


    Dickens Vest Pocket Christmas Carol

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

    December 17, 2016

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

    Twas The Night Before Christmas

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    November 29 - December 17, 2016

    Book By: Sina Skates
    Directed By: Heidi Woodward

    Adapted from the poem "The Night Before Christmas" by Clement Clarke Moore.  The classic story jumps to life on the WeeFolks...more

    Love is a Blue Tick Hound

    Presented by Terrific New Theatre at Terrific New Theatre, Birmingham

    December 8 - December 17, 2016

    An evening of one-acts by Alabama playwright Audrey Cefaly (THE GULF, MAYTAG VIRGIN). Each story explores the universal question of what it means to be alive and longing.?

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    Dashing Through the Snow

    Presented by South City Theatre at South City Theatre, Pelham

    December 9 - December 17, 2016

    Dashing Through The Snow.
    By Jones, Hope, and Wooten. Directed by Donna Love.

    From the writing team who brought us Dearly Departed, Dixie Swim Club, and Mama Won’t...more

    Holiday Spectacular 2016

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    December 2 - December 18, 2016

    Celebrate the holidays with a spectacular display of all your favorite music of the season! RMTC Conservatory students perform alongside Birmingham’s best local artists to warm your heart and...more

    Broadway Christmas Wonderland

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

    December 16 - December 18, 2016

    Get ready to celebrate the holidays with Santa and his special elves on a Christmas cheer journey. Christmas Wonderland is by far one of the most enchanting and delightful holiday shows ever! The...more

    A Christmas Story: The Musical

    at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    December 2 - December 18, 2016

    Don’t miss the highlight of the holiday season as it comes to hilarious life on stage in Alabama for the first time! The Tony Award nominated Broadway hit, based on the perennial...more

    Marc Raby's: What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    December 18, 2016

    Birmingham playwright Marc Raby counts August Wilson, Lorraine Hansberry and Langston Hughes among his many influences.


    The Met Live in HD: L’Amour de Loin

    Presented by Fathom Events at Carmike Vestavia Hills 10, Vestavia Hills

    December 10 - December 21, 2016

    The broadcast of Saariaho's L’Amour de Loin will be presented live in select cinemas nationwide on Saturday, December 10 at 12:55 p.m. ET / 9:55 a.m. PT, followed by an encore on...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by Nebraska Theatre Caravan at Alabama Theatre, Birmingham

    December 23, 2016

    When Charles Dickens wrote his “ghostly little tale” in 1843, he couldn’t know that A Christmas Carol was destined to become one of the most beloved holiday traditions of all time. By...more

    David Lee Ultimate Elvis

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    December 29, 2016

    40th Anniversary of Elvis' only Birmingham Concert featuring David Lee Ultimate Elvis. Backed by Steel City Sound.  Tom Brown, former VP of Turner Classic Movies and current host of “The...more

    WWE Live

    at Legacy Arena at the BJCC, Birmingham

    January 14, 2017

    Featured Superstars: Dean Ambrose, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt, The Mix, Dolph Ziggler, Becky Lynch and Nikki Bella (subject to change)


    A Sweet Strangeness Thrills My Heart

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    January 14 - January 15, 2017

    Twelve-year-old Sallie Independence Foster was living in Florence, Ala., in 1861 when the Civil War began. Over a 26-year period, Sallie kept a diary of her experiences, along with a collection of...more

    The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents Cinderella

    Presented by The State Ballet Theatre of Russia at Lyric Theatre, Birmingham

    January 15, 2017

    The State Ballet Theatre of Russia, visiting Birmingham for a third time, brings to life the classic and timeless fairy tale, Cinderella, a romantic tale of true love to glorious life, with more...more

    Dirty Dancing

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

    January 13 - January 15, 2017

    The Classic Story on Stage is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide...more

    Three Decembers

    Presented by Opera Birmingham at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    January 20 - January 22, 2017

    Opera Birmingham continues its successful chamber opera series with this intimate performance at the Red Mountain Theatre Cabaret on January 20 and 22. Jake Heggie’s deeply moving opera explores...more

    Wake Up, Brother Bear!

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    January 10 - January 28, 2017

    BOOK BY:
    Janet Stanford, PLAYWRIGHT
    Kathryn Chase Bryer, PLAYWRIGHT
    Katie Chambers, COMPOSER
    Directed By: Autumn Brown

    Watch as Brother & Sister Bear experience...more

    11th Annual Chinese New Year Festival

    Presented by Birmingham Chinese Festival Association at Boutwell Municipal Auditorium , Birmingham

    January 28, 2017

    Festival hours will be 11:00 am - 2:30 pm. The Chinese American community will celebrate Lunar Chinese New Year in Downtown Birmingham at Boutwell Auditorium. To showcase ancient...more

    Kami-Con Season 9

    Presented by World Conquest Inc. at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    January 27 - January 29, 2017

    Kami-Con is a 3-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, geek culture, anime & manga, cosplay, tabletop & video gaming, comics, TV shows, movies, and much, much more! Kami-Con is...more

    Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    February 2 - February 5, 2017

    The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. Join us for one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death. More than a dozen musical numbers are...more

    The Miss Firecracker Contest by Beth Henley

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    January 26 - February 11, 2017

    THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST is the story of a young woman whose reputation has been run in the ground by the people of her small town. So when she decides to compete in the local 4th of July...more

    Ring of Fire

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    January 26 - February 12, 2017

    From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. More than two dozen classic...more

    SHEN YUN 2017 World Tour with Live Orchestra

    Presented by Falun Dafa Association Alabama at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    February 14 - February 15, 2017

    A Gift from Heaven

    The People of ancient China have long held that their magnificent culture was a gift from heaven. Art was primarily a means to explore the connection between humankind...more

    The Green Book

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    February 16 - February 19, 2017

    In a time when separate but equal was the law of the land, travel was complex and full of uncertainties. Where a family could eat, sleep, or buy gasoline was never without tension and, in some...more

    Stomp

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

    February 21 - February 22, 2017

    STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews,...more

    Einstein Is a Dummy

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    January 31 - February 24, 2017

    Book & Lyrics By:  Karen Zacarías
    Music By: Deborah Wicks La Puma
    Directed By: Brandon Bruce

    As an adult, Albert Einstein changed our view of the universe. But as a...more

    Theatre UAB presents "The Real Inspector Hound"

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

    February 22 - February 26, 2017

    "The Real Inspector Hound" written by Tom Stoppard. Stoppard's hilarious lampooning of murder mystery conventions features feuding theatre critics Moon and Birdboot as they are swept into the...more

    Once The Musical

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

    February 24 - February 26, 2017

    Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage,...more

    Birmingham Ballet: Cinderella

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

    March 3 - March 5, 2017

    Premiering a favorite classic!


    Theatre UAB's 14th Annual Festival of 10-Minutes Plays

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

    March 6 - March 10, 2017

    Theatre UAB's 14th Annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays. Produced by Lee Shackleford. This marks Theatre Uab's 14th year of original plays written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty...more

    STARS presents: Disney's Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    March 3 - March 12, 2017

    Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures.  Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture,...more

    In Her Own Fashion

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    March 18 - March 19, 2017

    With a voice of silk and chiffon and a spirit of spirit of brass and iron, Ninette Griffith ran Birmingham’s temple of style and fashion back in the 1950s and 1960s. In Her Own Fashion shares...more

    The Brain Candy Live Tour: Adam Savage & Michael Stevens

    at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    March 21, 2017

    Adam Savage, television's beloved MythBuster, joins forces with YouTube Vsauce sensation Michael Stevens for this mind-blowing, interactive theatrical experience that features more than three tons...more

    Short Play Festival TBA

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    March 8 - March 25, 2017

    Everyone loved last year's evening of short plays, ALL IN THE TIMING, and we are working to bring you another evening of short plays, all directed by up and coming directors. It's the best bargain...more

    Exit Laughing

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    March 16 - March 26, 2017

    When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re...more

    A Little Night Music

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

    April 5 - April 9, 2017

    "A Little Night Music," music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Winner of four Tony Awards, this entrancing musical explores the tangled web of affairs of...more

    The Phantom Of The Opera

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

    April 5 - April 16, 2017

    Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will come to Birmingham as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that...more

    James & The Giant Peach

    Presented by Birmingham Children's Theatre at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Theatre, Birmingham

    April 7 - April 29, 2017

    Written by: Roald Dahl
    Directed by: Brandon Bruce

    A magical peach! An imprisoned boy! Insect friends! An incredible journey! This amazing adventure of James Henry Trotter will...more

    School of Rock

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    April 21 - April 30, 2017

    Get ready for a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing musical direct from Broadway. The new musical, School of Rock, follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who poses as a...more

    Nana’s Naughty Knickers by Katherine Disavino

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    April 27 - May 14, 2017

    In NANA'S NAUGHTY KNICKERS, a young woman thinks spending some time at her elderly grandmother's apartment will be just the thing she needs to get her life together, but little does she...more

    Dreamgirls

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    May 12 - May 28, 2017

    Celebrate the advent of R&B in the 1960s with a Motown-inspired score and dynamic performances in the powerhouse musical Dreamgirls. Experience onstage joy and backstage drama as an...more

    ACTAing Classes

    Presented by ACTA Theater at ACTA Theater, Trussville

    January 10 - May 30, 2017

    Starting in January 2017, ACTA Theatre in Trussville, AL, will offer acting classes for grades 3rd-12th. Classes will be on Tuesday’s from 4:00-5:30 pm. Classes will be taught by Lucy Lunsford...more

    Bad Seed by Maxwell Anderson, William March

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    June 8 - June 24, 2017

    BAD SEED is the story of a little girl, who everyone believes to be the ideal child. But, what if she's got everyone fooled? Her mother is beginning to have suspicions and bad things keep...more

    Fiddler on the Roof

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, Birmingham

    June 9 - June 25, 2017

    When Jewish milkman Tevye’s daughter falls in love with a poor tailor rather than the middle-aged butcher chosen for her, the father strives to maintain "Tradition” in one of Broadway’s most...more

    G2K Cinderella

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at RMTC Cabaret Theatre, Birmingham

    July 14 - July 16, 2017

    The charm and elegance of Cinderella take the stage in this specially crafted fairytale. G2K Cinderella features all the beloved songs and familiar characters of the story in a condensed script...more

    Jazz House Poetry

    Presented by WordSpeak Literary Entertainment / We Are Rtists and REV Birmingham

    June 16, 2016 - July 20, 2017

    There is poetry, painting, opera! There will be amazing drinks (brought by You)!! This is the Ensley Your Grandparents remember.  The Ensley that is Alive with art!  The open mic at the...more

    Newsies

    Presented by Red Mountain Theatre Company at Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, Birmingham

    July 7 - July 30, 2017

    When a charismatic newsboy dreams of a better life from the hardships of the streets, he takes on a powerful and corrupt establishment in a David-versus-Goliath struggle. Seize the day with the...more

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