Your guide to upcoming college theatre events in Birmingham

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Birmingham colleges and universities are bringing back the performances. Photo via UAB Department of Theatre’s Facebook

Stage play lovers, you won’t want to miss this news. Live theatre productions are back! Here’s a list of six upcoming college theatre events that you should check out.

Several college theatre departments are putting on stage productions in the Birmingham area. Check out these upcoming shows.

Birmingham-Southern College

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Musical theatre, anyone? Photo via Birmingham-Southern College Theatre Facebook

Do you remember the play “The Arcadia” (also known as “The Go-Go’s Musical)? Well, Birmingham-Southern Department of Theatre will be performing the Broadway musical rendition “Head Over Heels this November.

Seating for all events in The Underground is limited and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets go on sale three weeks prior to opening night for BSC Arts Alliance members and two weeks prior to opening night for the general public. 

  • Head Over Heels Songs by The Go-Go’s: Adapted by James Magruder
  • Where: Birmingham-Southern College—Mainstage. 900 Arkadelphia Rd, Birmingham, AL 35254
  • When: November 18-20, 7:30 PM | November 21, 2:30 PM
  • Visit their website for tickets (when they go live).

University of Alabama at Birmingham

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They will catch you center stage. Photo via UAB Department of Theatre Facebook

With two upcoming productions, UAB will be celebrating community and inclusion in October with “Godspell” and providing comic relief through Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” Which will you cry—tears of joy or laughter?

  • Godspell Book by John-Michael Tebelak (Revised 2012 version)
  • Where: The Sirote Theatre, Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave South Birmingham, AL 35205
  • When: October 13-16, 7:30PM | October 17, 2:00PM
  • Tickets: General $15 & $20, Students $6, UAB Employees & Senior Citizens $10
  • Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
  • Where: The Odess Theatre, Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave South Birmingham, AL 35205
  • When: November 10-13, 17-19, 7:30PM | November 20, 2:00PM
  • Tickets: General $15, Students $6, UAB Employees & Senior Citizens $10

Samford University

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Which show are you going to? Photo via Samford University Theatre and Dance Facebook

Samford University’s Department of Theatre will be taking their audience through life journeys in two productions.

  • The Wind in the Willows presented by Emma Taylor Theatre for Youth Series
  • Where: Harrison Theatre, 876 Montague Drive Birmingham, AL 35229
  • When: October 1-2, 7:30PM | October 3, 2:30PM
  • Crumbs from the Table of Joy presented by Michael J. and Mary Anne Freeman Theatre & Dance Series
  • Where: Harrison Theatre, 876 Montague Drive Birmingham, AL 35229
  • When: October 28-30, 7:30PM | October 31, 2:30PM

Tickets for both productions are available here.

University of Montevallo

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We can’t wait! Photo via University of Montevallo Theatre Department Facebook

The University of Montevallo’s Theatre Department will be performing Marcus Lane’s adaptation of “As You Like It” by Wiliiam Shakespeare—I’m sure you’ll love it.

What show do you plan on seeing? Tag us @BhamNow on socials and let us know.

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