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    It's a Wonderful Life: Live!

    Presented by Ravenswood Productions at Birmingham Festival Theatre, Birmingham

    December 10 - December 28, 2014

    FROM THE ORIGINAL DIRECTOR OF THE CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED, TEN YEAR CHICAGO SMASH HIT! Birmingham native Marty Higginbotham returns to his hometown to direct the show that has become a Holiday Tradition in Chicago – now with a stellar, all-Birmingham cast. Join us this December, and be part of the studio audience as we take you back in time to the 1946 radio broadcast of It's a Wonderful Life with composer ...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."
    Time: 6:00 p.m.
    Location: Sanctuary. A heart-warming story for the whole family!...more

    Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker - A Cinema Event

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

    December 21, 2014

     A special production captured live from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow, Russia. The production of The Nutcracker will be broadcast to select cinemas nationwide on Sunday, December 21....more

    Christmas Carol High School by Mark Landon Smith

    Presented by Park Players

    December 18 - December 21, 2014

    The classic story of A Christmas Carol is given a modern twist and set at West End High School, where the campus "Scrooge" is Meredith Priestly, the most beautiful, most popular,...more

    "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

    A Slippery Slope: The Consequences of Hate

    Presented by Birmingham Holocaust Education Center and Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

    January 25, 2015

    The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC) is pleased to announce a partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) to present “A Slippery Slope:...more

    Mandela

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

    February 5 - February 8, 2015

    Renowned playwright Cheryl L. Davis (Barnstormer, MLK Project) and poet Shariff Simmons collaborate on this original work based on the lives impacted by legendary humanitarian, Nelson Mandela....more

    Virginia Samford Theatre presents The Producers

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    January 22 - February 8, 2015

    The Mel Brooks musical which broke all records on Broadway winning 12 Tony awards comes to the VST stage for the first time in Alabama. Featuring Bialystock the Producer and Bloom the Accountant,...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

    I'll Eat You Last

    Presented by Terrific New Theatre at Terrific New Theatre, Birmingham

    January 22 - February 14, 2015

    The Divine Miss Midler brought the first female super-agent, Sue Mengers, to life on the Broadway stage last season. TNT starts the new year with this fabulous one-woman show.

    Pull up a...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.


    The Last Five Years

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

    February 19 - February 21, 2015

    This modern musical ingeniously chronicles the five year life of a marriage, from meeting to break-up and from break-up to meeting.

    Both Wolfe and Kendrick will travel with Brown to...more

    ArtPlay Presents: The Clever George Washington Carver

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

    February 21, 2015

    Join the multitalented young actors of ArtPlay’s “Make It Happen” Performing Ensemble as they celebrate the life of Alabama’s own Dr. George Washington Carver. » This...more

    Broadway in Birmingham presents: The Book of Mormon

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

    February 17 - February 22, 2015

    The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.”...more

    Theatre UAB presents “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)”

    Presented by Theatre UAB and UAB College of Arts and Sciences at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    February 18 - February 22, 2015

    Feb. 18-22, 2015
    “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play),” written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Assistant Professor Jack Cannon. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Feb.18-21, and at 2:00 p.m....more

    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.


    Virginia Samford Theatre presents Disney's Peter Pan Jr.

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    February 27 - March 1, 2015

    The VST STARS (Students Take a Role at the Samford) present this immortal classic includes. Talented young performers from various schools in the Birmingham metro...more

    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

    Theatre UAB's 12th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays

    Presented by Theatre UAB and UAB College of Arts and Sciences at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    March 9 - March 14, 2015

    March 9-14, 2015
    Theatre UAB's 12th annual Festival of 10-Minute Plays, produced by Assistant Professor Lee Shackleford. Shows at 7:30 p.m. March 9-13, and at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March...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

    Musical Theatre

    Presented by ArtPlay and Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at ArtPlay - UAB Alys Stephens Center Arts Education & Outreach Program, Birmingham

    January 15 - March 19, 2015

    Ages 7 – 12

    January 15 – March 19

    Thursdays 5:00 – 6:00 pm

    Teaching Artist: Red Mountain Theatre Company

    Cost: $150

    Sing and dance in...more

    Acting Out Theatre Workshop

    Presented by ArtPlay and Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at ArtPlay - UAB Alys Stephens Center Arts Education & Outreach Program, Birmingham

    January 17 - March 21, 2015

    Section A: Ages 7 – 9

    January 17 – March 21

    Saturdays 10:00 - 11:00 am

    Teaching Artist: Darrell Revel

    Cost: $120

    Actor and Educator Darrell...more

    Acting Out Theatre Workshop

    Presented by ArtPlay and Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at ArtPlay - UAB Alys Stephens Center Arts Education & Outreach Program, Birmingham

    January 17 - March 21, 2015

    Section B: Ages 10 – 12

    January 17 – March 21

    Saturdays 11:10 am - 12:10 pm

    Teaching Artist: Darrell Revel

    Cost: $120

    Actor and Educator Darrell...more

    Virginia Samford Theatre presents Til Divorce Do Us Part

    Presented by Virginia Samford Theatre at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    March 5 - March 22, 2015

    Til Divorce Do Us Part is an original musical inspired by the true story of a Broadway producer’s wife who is suddenly jilted by her husband after decades of marriage. Determined...more

    Disney Junior Live on Tour: Pirate & Princess Adventure

    Presented by Feld Inc. at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Concert Hall , Birmingham

    March 27 - March 29, 2015

    Grab your tiaras and doubloons and join us for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Mickey and Minnie are taking their...more

    Theatre UAB presents “Avenue Q”

    Presented by Theatre UAB and UAB College of Arts and Sciences at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham

    April 8 - April 12, 2015

     April 8-12, 2015
    “Avenue Q,” with music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx and book by Jeff Whitty, directed by UAB Theatre’s Head of Musical Theater Valerie...more

    Broadway in Birmingham presents: Blue Man Group

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

    April 14 - April 16, 2015

    Experience the Phenomenon, BLUE MAN GROUP is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine comedy, music and technology to produce a totally unique form of...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

    Disney On Ice: Frozen

    Presented by Feld, Inc. at Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) Arena and Exhibition Halls, Birmingham

    May 20 - May 24, 2015

    Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. The heartwarming Academy Award®-winning tale...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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