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Britt Byrd

 
Birth Place:
Nashville, TN
Bio:
Ms. Byrd is a Nashville-based stage and screen actress, one of Broadway World Nashville's "Top Ten Actresses To See In A Play" in 2010; favorite roles have included Janet Weiss in "The Rocky Horror Show", Sarah in the world premiere of "Twilight Of The Gods", Brooke Ashton in "Noises Off" and Evil ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Nashville, TN

Bio:
Ms. Byrd is a Nashville-based stage and screen actress, one of Broadway World Nashville's "Top Ten Actresses To See In A Play" in 2010; favorite roles have included Janet Weiss in "The Rocky Horror Show", Sarah in the world premiere of "Twilight Of The Gods", Brooke Ashton in "Noises Off" and Evil ... (read complete bio)

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Britt Byrd Biography

Ms. Byrd is a Nashville-based stage and screen actress, one of Broadway World Nashville's "Top Ten Actresses To See In A Play" in 2010; favorite roles have included Janet Weiss in "The Rocky Horror Show", Sarah in the world premiere of "Twilight Of The Gods", Brooke Ashton in "Noises Off" and Evil Tina in the regional premiere of "She Kills Monsters".





Britt Byrd News

BWW Review: Adam Szymkowicz's MARIAN, OR THE TRUE TALE OF ROBIN HOOD is Truly Legenda Photo BWW Review: Adam Szymkowicz's MARIAN, OR THE TRUE TALE OF ROBIN HOOD is Truly Legendary
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 5, 2018

The legend of Robin Hood is subject to personal interpretation and, given the times in which we now live, it only makes sense that playwright Adam Szymkowicz would devise his own treatment of the legend in ways both provocative and traditional. In Marian, Or The True Tale of Robin Hood, Szymkowicz posits that both Robin, the personification of the anti-hero, and his supposed love, Maid Marian are indeed the same person, devoted not only to taking from the aristocracy to provide for the peasantry, but also to foment ideas of class and gender equality at a time when such thought was considered heretical.

Actors Bridge, Belmont University Theatre Celebrate 11th Collaboration With MEN ON BO Photo Actors Bridge, Belmont University Theatre Celebrate 11th Collaboration With MEN ON BOATS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 2, 2018

Leah Lowe directs Jaclyn Backhaus' Men on Boats as Actors Bridge Ensemble and Belmont University Department of Theatre and Dance celebrate their 11th annual collaborative production with the Nashville premiere, running April 13-15 and April 19-22 at the Belmont Black Box Theater.

Norma Luther, Ernie Nolan Named 'Theaterati of the Year' at Midwinter's First Night Photo Norma Luther, Ernie Nolan Named 'Theaterati of the Year' at Midwinter's First Night
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 29, 2018

Ernie Nolan, executive artistic director of Nashville Children's Theatre, and Norma Luther, who took over ownership of Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre and spearheaded its renaissance in 2017, last night claimed top honors as "Theaterati of the Year" at Midwinter's First Night at Music Valley Event Center.

The FRINGE-y 5: NATE EPPLER's Adventures in FRINGEland Photo The FRINGE-y 5: NATE EPPLER's Adventures in FRINGEland
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 4, 2017

The most wonderful time of the year is quickly drawing to a close: 2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival opened last week only runs through this Sunday, August 6, but until then you have a jam-packed calendar of creative, imaginative and adventurous theater to inspire you and to enlighten you - perhaps even enough to keep you satisfied until the 2018 rendition rolls around.

The FRINGE-y 5: MATTHEW MARCUM's Existential Take on The Fringe Photo The FRINGE-y 5: MATTHEW MARCUM's Existential Take on The Fringe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2017

Today, our FRINGE-y 5 spotlight focuses on internationally recognized performance artist, producer and educator Matthew Marcum, whose work combines text, sound, movement, and optics to create contemporary theatre productions, live art events, conceptual installations and educational workshops. Marcum holds a dual MFA in Theatre Performance Making from The University of Chichester in the U.K. and the California Institute of Integral Studies as well as an MA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College Chicago.

The FRINGE-y 5: DIEGO GOMEZ On Being Led to The Fringe Photo The FRINGE-y 5: DIEGO GOMEZ On Being Led to The Fringe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 2, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year for Nashville's theater community: 2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival opened last Thursday night with #ThrowbackThursdayLive! and a weekend jam-packed with offering for the most adventurous of theater-goers and as the action gears back up for another full calendar of events week, we pick back up with more FRINGE-y 5 interviews. Today, our spotlight focuses on Diego Gomez, an actor/writer/musician who is an integral part of 2017 Sidewhow Fringe Festival as writer of The Backpack, an original script performed last weekend, and as an actor in this week's Marian, Or (The True Story of Robin Hood).

The FRINGE-y 5: F. LYNNE BACHLEDA's Life in the Fringe Lane
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 29, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year for Nashville's theater community: 2017 Sideshow Fringe opened on Thursday night and is now in full-swing, with a myriad of offerings in store for theater-goers this weekend at venues all across town. There's enough art - both entertaining and intriguing - to satisfy the most discerning of audiences, inspiring them in the process. Among the upcoming events is F. Lynne Bachleda's Stories From the Back Seat - a collection of monologues gathered by Bachleda during her tenure as a driver for a ride-sharing platform, an experience that provided her with a wealth of material.

The FRINGE-y 5: ERIC BUTLER'S Excellent Adventures on the Fringe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 28, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year for Nashville's theater community: 2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival opened last with #ThrowbackThursdayLive! and continues for two weeks in venues all over town, offering all manner of entertaining and intriguing art to satisfy even the most discerning theater-goer. Among the upcoming events is Eric Butler's The Intoxicated Travels of the Reverend Piano Man, featuring an all-star cast accompanied by live music from WT Davidson and Kevin Madill, on August 4 at 8:30 p.m. at the Darkhorse Theater.

The FRINGE-y 5: BRITT BYRD On Why She Loves Life On The Fringe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 27, 2017

It's the most wonderful time of the year for Nashville's theater community: 2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival opens tonight with #ThrowbackThursdayLive! from 7:30 to 11 p.m. at the Actors' Bridge Studio at Darkhorse Theater. Britt Byrd, winner of Nashville Scene's Best Actress Award, makes her directorial debut with the patriarchy-smashing and gender-bending Marian Or, (The True Tale of Robin Hood), adding to her already illustrious resume of acting accomplishments. She's played everyone from Janet Weiss in The Rocky Horror Show to the bumbling, buxom Brooke in Noises Off and would-be beauty queen Carnelle Scott in The Miss Firecracker Contest.

2017 Sideshow Fringe Festival Gathers Hundreds of Local Artists in Largest Event Yet
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 12, 2017

Seventh Annual Sideshow Fringe Festival - billed as Nashville's Progressive Performing Arts Event, presented by Sideshow @ Actors Bridge - gathers hundreds of local artists for what promises to be its largest endeavor in its seven-year history. Sideshow Fringe runs July 27 through August 6 at various Nashville locales.

Britt Byrd Videos

STAGE TUBE: Boiler Room Theatre's ROCKY HORROR SHOW 2012 Trailer
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 23, 2012

The Rocky Horror Show is BACK on the Boiler Room Theatre stage! After last year's rave production of this cult classic, the time warp is back for you and your friends to enjoy! Six Performances Only! October 26-November 3!

STAGE TUBE: Blackbird gives a second peek at ARCADIA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 9, 2011

Nashville's Blackbird Theater Company offers a second sneak-peek at its upcoming production of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia, featuring David Compton and Denice Hicks. Directed by Ted Swindley, this second production of Blackbird's inaugural season also features Amanda Card-McCoy, Jeff Boyet, Wes Driver, Britt Byrd and Scott Rice. Arcadia plays the Shamblin Theatre at David Lipscomb University February 25-March 12. For further information about Blackbird, visit the company website at www.blackbirdnashville.com.

STAGE TUBE: Boyet explains 'carnal embrace' to McCoy in trailer for Blackbird Theater's ARCADIA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 4, 2011

Playwright/director Ted Swindley helms a much-anticipated production of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia, presented by Blackbird Theater at Nashville's David Lipscomb University's Shamblin Theatre February 25-March 12. Swindley's cast includes Denice Hicks, Amanda Card-McCoy, David Compton, Jeff Boyet, Wes Driver, Britt Byrd, Scott Rice and Brad Forrister. Curtain is at 7 p.m. for all performances.