BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Birmingham in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival Presents a Comedy Double Feature Beginning 1/27


Two "winter-blues" busting comedies, the Broadway smash The 39 Steps and Travels With My Aunt will be running in tandem at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival beginning on January 27. The 39 Steps will b... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Center Presents Motherhood The Musical


Motherhood The Musical is set to run February 29 through April 6 at Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Center. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Hosts 5th Annual Evening of Dance 1/13-14


Merrimack Hall is set to present their Fifth Annual Evening of Dance, a weekend of dance events showcasing performance and choreography talent from across North Alabama.... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Miles College Presents 'An Evening With Bill Cosby' Hosted by Robin Givens, 2/17


Miles College Presents An Evening With Bill Cosby Two Comedy Shows, One Night Only Hosted by Robin Givens on Friday, February 17, 2012 at The Historic Alabama Theatre located 1817 3rd Avenue North Bir... (read more...)
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Victoria Shaw and Jim Brickman Return to Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Center, 5/16


Hosted by Victoria Shaw, Under The Covers has become a recurring highlight at Birdland Jazz Club in New York City, featuring a wide variety of top-selling songwriters and musical acts from across the ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

RMTC Young Executives Council Hosts Cajun Cabaret 3/3


Red Mountain Theatre Company's Young Executives Council will present Cajun Cabaret, a low country boil and fundraiser on Saturday, March 3, 2012, beginning at 4:00 PM.... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival to Open 2012 Season with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, 4/13


The Alabama Shakespeare Festival will roll into its repertory season when William Shakespeare's comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor opens on April 13 followed by Henry VIII on April 19. In addition to t... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Reanae McNeal Performance Cancelled


Due to the inclement weather, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Realizing the Dream Series has been forced to cancel Reanae McNeal: The Jazz Singing Women that was originally scheduled for tonight.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

RMTC's Youth Series Presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, 3/29-4/1


Red Mountain Theatre Company Youth Series' production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee runs March 29-April 1, 2012, at the RMTC Cabaret Theatre (301 19th Street North). ... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Noel Coward's HAY FEVER Opens 4/19 at BFT


For the fifth production of BFT's landmark 40th anniversary season, director Ellise Mayor has assembled a talent-rich cast, with Barclee Woods, Jonathan Sweatt, Debbie Smith, Camille Spratling, Russel... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

The Wetumpka Depot Players to Present JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, 4/12-4/28


The Wetumpka Depot Players are bringing together a cast to tell the Biblical story of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat! Joseph is played by AACT National Best Actor Award nominee Jonathan... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Abigail Washburn Performs at Merrimack Hall, 4/17


If American old-time music is about taking earlier, simpler ways of life and music-making as one's model, Abigail Washburn has proven herself to be a bracing revelation to that tradition. She - a sing... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

CYCLOPS: A ROCK OPERA ASF's Octagon Stage 5/19


After extending twice in Los Angeles, and a sold-out run at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, Psittacus Productions brings its critically acclaimed show CYCLOPS: A Rock Opera to the Alabama Shake... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

The Little Aggies Theatre to Present THE LITTLE MERMAID, Beginning 6/1


The Little Aggies Theatre presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. playing at The Albertville Fine Arts Center starting on June 1 at 7PM for 2 weeks through June 9, 2012. The musical is based on the 2... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Tuscaloosa Continues Auditions for GYPSY Tomorrow, 5/11


Gypsy auditions continue tomorrow for Theatre Tuscaloosa. The theatre is holding open auditions for the HUGE cast of Gypsy tomorrow night (Friday, May 11). The production will be directed by Paul Loon... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Bailey Hanks to Lead Red Mountain Theatre Company's LEGALLY BLONDE, 7/12-8/6


MTV's "Search for Elle" winner and Broadway's leading lady, Bailey Hanks, heads to Birmingham to star in Red Mountain Theatre Company's summer blockbuster Legally Blonde July 12-August 5, 2012, at the... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

NANTA COOKING SHOW to Play Alabama Shakespeare Festival, 7/11-15


Direct from South Korea to the Alabama Shakespeare Festival comes the cooking show spectacular, Nanta, for a limited run, July 11-15. Tickets can be obtained by calling 800.841.4273, visiting on line ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Birmingham Festival Theatre Presents THE LAST HOTEL FOR WOMEN, 6/14-30


Birmingham Festival Theatre presents The Last Hotel For Women, written by Randy Marsh and directed by Edward C. Miller, from June 14th through June 30th.... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Bailey Hanks in Red Mountain's LEGALLY BLONDE


MTV's "Search for Elle" winner and Broadway's leading lady, Bailey Hanks, stars in Red Mountain Theatre Company's summer blockbuster Legally Blonde July 12-August 5, 2012, at the Virginia Samford Thea... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

ASF Presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, 8/10-9/2


The Alabama Shakespeare Festival will complete its 2011-12 season with the Tony Award-winning hit musical comedy, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 10 through September 2.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Actors Theatre of Alabama Presents THE GLASS MENAGERIE, 7/12-8/5


Actors Theatre of Alabama and Birmingham Festival Theatre present Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, July 12 - Aug 5. The production is directed by Will York, featuring Celeste Burnum, Jonathan ... (read more...)

August

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IN LOVE WITH TYRONE Kicks Off National Tour in Hartford, 9/7; Full Dates Announced


What happens when the right woman falls in love with the wrong man? This fall, playwright, producer and director Ericka Nicole Malone poses the question to audiences nationwide as her production 'In L... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS at Village Players


A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, the play opening Village Players' 90th season, examines a man's struggle to balance his life between politics and conscience in the time of Henry VIII. At this time, we might wa... (read more...)
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The Whole Backstage Theatre to Present Always...Patsy Cline, 9/13-9/23


The Whole Backstage Theatre presents, Always... Patsy Cline. Written and originally directed by Ted Swindley - based on a true story. Starring Kelleybrooke Brown and Diane Duboise.... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Seasoned Performers Celebrate Grandparents Day with Fashion Show, 9/9


The Seasoned Performers, Alabama's only senior adult theatre company is celebrating everybody's favorite people-grandparents! On National Grandparents Day, Sunday, September 9, grandparents, parents, ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Seasoned Performers Celebrate Grandparents Day with Fashion Show, 9/9


The Seasoned Performers, Alabama's only senior adult theatre company is celebrating everybody's favorite people-grandparents! On National Grandparents Day, today, September 9, grandparents, parents, c... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Birmingham Festival Theatre Opens BLACK PEARL SINGS!, 9/13


In Black Pearl Sings!, opening September 13th at Birmingham Festival Theatre, the setting is the mid-1930s. An ambitious 'song collector,' for the Library of Congress, Susannah Mullally (Nancy Malone)... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Whole Backstage Theatre Presents WHITE CHRISTMAS, Beginning 11/30


This Holiday Season, the Whole Backstage Theatre of Guntersville is pleased to present "White Christmas". "Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Our Lady of the Valley Presents THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR., 11/2-4


Our Lady of the Valley School Drama Department will present The Little Mermaid, Jr. on Friday, November 2 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 3 at 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, November 4 at 2 p.m. in the OLV Fami... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Wetumpka Depot to Host ACTFEST13 State Community Theatre Festival, 10/26 - 10/28


October is known for fairs, football, fall weather and festivals. This year will also be remembered for fantastic theatre as The Depot Players play host for a fall festival of comedies, dramas and mus... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Wetumpka Depot Players Will Premiere A VERY SECOND SAMUEL CHRISTMAS, 12/13-16


The Wetumpka Depot Players are wrapping up their 32nd season with the world premiere of Pamela Parker's play A Very Second Samuel Christmas. The occasion will be a Christmas miracle of sorts as Parker... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Red Mountain Theatre Company Presents HOLIDAZE, 12/6-21


Red Mountain Theatre Company celebrates the season with Holidaze, December 6-21, 2012, at the RMTC Cabaret Theatre (301 19th Street North). ... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Wetumpka Depot Players Adds Performance of A VERY SECOND SAMUEL CHRISTMAS, 12/16


The Wetumpka Depot Players are wrapping up their 32nd season with a sold out run world premiere of Pamela Parker's play A Very Second Samuel Christmas. Due to audience demand, one additional performan... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Terrific New Theatre Presents MRS. MANNERLY, 1/17


Terrific New Theatre presents MRS. MANNERLY, January 17 thru February 2, 2013. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night shows begin at 8:00pm.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012

Birmingham Mountain Radio Presents: GUSTER - NIGHT OF ACOUSTIC MUSIC, 1/8


Birmingham Mountain Radio Presents: GUSTER - NIGHT OF ACOUSTIC MUSIC with Yellowbirds Jan 8, 2013 at 8:00 PM at the WorkPlay Theatre in Birmingham, AL.... (read more...)




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