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    MISS FANCY by Daniel Martin

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    September 15 - October 1, 2016

    Long before she was the mascot of your favorite local brewery, Miss Fancy was an elephant that lived in the Avondale Zoo. This is the story of this magnificent elephant, and her equally magnificent trainer Mr. Todd and the story of their relationship, and how they would forever change each other's lives. A true story based in Birmingham during the early 20th Century, written by a local author. Don't miss out on ...more


    DESIGN FOR MURDER

    Presented by South City Theatre at South City Theatre, Pelham

    October 7 - October 15, 2016

    DESIGN For MURDER by George Batson — Director Emily Hoppe

    Everyone’s a suspect in this mystery with romance, comedy, a dark and stormy night and the all important murder. There’s the...more

    Red Herring

    Presented by Birmingham Festival Theatre at Birmingham Festival Theatre, Birmingham

    September 22 - October 15, 2016

    It's 1952 and Boston detective Maggie Pelletier has to find out who duped a dead guy in the harbor -- or else lose out on a honeymoon in Havana. Nothing goes together like love, marriage and...more

    Fall History Festival

    Presented by Oak Hill Cemetery at Oak Hill Cemetery , Birmingham

    October 16, 2016

    Bring your families and lug out the strollers! It'll be a great day of learning a little more about the history of Birmingham and Alabama, in general, and you'll get to meet some amazing people....more

    Love Jones The Musical

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

    October 16, 2016

    A stage adaptation of one of the greatest urban films of all time, Love Jones written and directed by Theodore Witcher.


    Last Will. & Testament - documentary screening

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library, Hoover

    October 17, 2016

    It's the greatest literary mystery of all time: Who wrote the works of William Shakespeare? Derek Jacobi and Vanessa Redgrave lead an impressive cast on a quest to uncover the truth behind the...more

    African Tales

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

    September 27 - October 21, 2016

    Book by: Timothy Mason, playwright
    Directed by: Donna Todd

    The fire crackles, the drums pulse, and everyone listens to two tales magically spun under the great African sky.  In...more

    Sleeping Beauty (Theatre for Youth)

    Presented by Samford University at Harrison Theatre - Samford University, Birmingham

    October 20 - October 23, 2016

    Once Upon a Time there were two magical sisters named Branwen and Modron. Branwen was generous and kind; Modron was selfish and cruel. The center of their conflict was an orphaned baby girl....more

    You Can't Take It With You

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

    October 19 - October 23, 2016

    "You Can't Take it With You", a time-honored classic of American farce written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. In this Pultizer Price-winning comedy, a wacky family finds their routine...more

    Learning Adventures

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Smithfield Branch Library (BPL), Birmingham

    October 27, 2016

    The Seasoned Performers present Three Vampires, Two Ghosts and a Piano
     


    Men Are From Mars Women Are From Venus Live!

    at Forum Theater at the BJCC, Birmingham

    October 27 - October 29, 2016

    The Off-Broadway hit comedy! Based on the best-selling book by John Gray.


    Close Encounters of the Storytelling Kind

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

    October 29 - October 30, 2016

    Join us as actress and story performer, Dolores Hydock, takes audiences on a journey through some of her “close encounters,” including a cooking lesson from Kathryn Tucker Windham, a...more

    THE BIRDS by Conor MacPherson

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    October 20 - November 5, 2016

    THE BIRDS is a riveting thriller adapted from the short story by Daphne DuMaurier (on which Hitchcock based his famous film), just in time for Halloween. This play has plenty of thrills and chills...more

    Doctor Dolittle JR.

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

    November 4 - November 6, 2016

    The classic tale of kindness to animals trots, crawls and flies onto the stage in Doctor Dolittle, the big Broadway-sized family musical. All of the characters we’ve come to love through the...more

    Southern Tales at The Gardens

    Presented by Birmingham Botanical Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

    November 6, 2016

    Story by: Dolores Hydock
    Music by: Bobby Horton
    Location: Birmingham Botanical Gardens - Linn Henley Lecture Hall
    Sunday, November 6 | 2:00 p.m.
    GENERAL ADMISSION...more

    Magic Men Live!

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

    November 11, 2016

    The first live stage production to bring the phenomenon of Magic Mike, Fifty Shades of Grey and others to life with a high-energy and breathe taking experience unlike any other.

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    RMTC Veterans Day Celebration

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

    November 11 - November 12, 2016

    Join Three On A String and the Seasoned Performers as we celebrate the sacrifice of our veterans.


    UA Theatre & Dance presents 'Falsettos'

    Presented by UA Theatre & Dance

    November 7 - November 13, 2016

    Marvin’s life is a whirlwind. He’s left his wife and son to live with another man, then his wife marries his psychiatrist. This Tony Award winning musical combines two stories in the...more

    Twelfth Night

    at Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham

    November 4 - November 13, 2016

    “If music be the food of love, play on!” TWELFTH NIGHT, Shakespeare’s most exuberant and sophisticated comedy, is a tale of love, mistaken identity, tricksters, sex, and above all,...more

    Elvis and J.D., A Gospel Celebration

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

    November 18, 2016

    Elvis was raised on the gospel sounds of groups like the Blackwood Brothers. This performance celebrates fond musical memories of Elvis, his love for gospel and the music of one of his...more

    Vinegar Tom

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

    November 9 - November 19, 2016

    "Vinegar Tom" written by Caryl Churchill. Written at the height of the second feminist movement in the 20th century, Churchill's provocative play examines gender and power relationships through...more

    UA Theatre & Dance presents 'Appropriate'

    Presented by UA Theatre & Dance

    November 15 - November 20, 2016

    Winner of the 2014 Obie Award for the Best New American Play, this comedy explores the reunion of an Arkansas family following their father’s death. When they discover something shocking in...more

    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...more

    Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!) by Alvarez, Carleton and Fitzgerald

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    December 8 - December 17, 2016

    Everyone loves Holiday Christmas specials! But what if you got to experience them all in one night, told by three goofy guys? Imagine the Reduced Shakespeare Co. meets Rudolph the Red-Nosed...more

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Once On This Island JR.

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

    July 28 - July 30, 2017

    With its poignant story and catchy Caribbean-flavored score, Once on This Island Jr. follows the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the...more

    Southern Baptist Sissies by Del Shores

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    July 27 - August 12, 2017

    In the Del Shores classic, SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES, a group of young boys struggle with their faith and their budding sexuality, but will their religious upbringing be their salvation or their...more

    Trevor by Nick Jones

    Presented by Theatre Downtown

    September 7 - September 23, 2017

    TREVOR is a chimpanzee who used to act in commercials, and his owner Sandra is his best friend in the entire world. And, even though Sandra claims Trevor would never hurt anyone...her friends are...more

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