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On July 30 and July 31, multiple Birmingham performing arts organizations are joining forces to bring a night of inspiring sights and sounds to the Magic City with the first Birmingham Arts Drive-In. If you’ve missed the performing arts as much as we have, keep reading to find out how you can see the show—plus, more ways to support the arts in Birmingham today.
Enjoy an Evening of The Arts in Birmingham 🎼
The Alabama Ballet, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Alys Stephens Center, Red Mountain Theatre and Opera Birmingham are all teaming up to host the first Birmingham Arts Drive-In next weekend, July 30 and July 31.
The show will take place in the parking lot of 16th Street and University Boulevard on UAB’s campus, where attendees will park and enjoy the show from the safety of their own vehicles.
Although the event is free, spots are limited and must be reserved in advance by claiming a ticket. Unfortunately, it has already sold out BUT there are still ways you can see the show and support the arts in Birmingham.
Alternative Ways to Watch 👀
Already have your tickets? Make sure to arrive between 7-7:45PM. After that window, the remaining spaces will be released to a waiting list, first-come-first-served. The performance will begin at 8:30PM and no vehicles will be admitted after 8:15PM, so don’t be late! The show ends at 9:45PM, and you can get all the details on their site or Facebook Event Page.
Keep Supporting The Arts in Birmingham 🎭
If you’re not able to see the show this time around, there are still so many ways to support performing arts organizations in Birmingham, including:
- Donate or purchase a UAB Visual and Performing Arts Membership to support the Alys Stephens Center.
- Purchase Alabama Ballet merch or donate directly to show your support.
- Support Red Mountain Theatre by donating or by giving an in-kind or stock gift.
- Donate to the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.
- Support Opera Birmingham by donating directly or giving to a fund.