Why you must see this free, modern production of Alice in Wonderland at the Magic City Theatre Festival, starring Emma Brooke Levering

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Brandon Bruce (Director) and Emma Brooke “EB” Levering (Alice) of Birmingham Children’s Theatre’s Alice in Wonderland at Sloss Furnaces.

You’ve *never* seen Alice in Wonderland like this. The Magic City Theatre Festival (presented by Birmingham Children’s Theatre) has recreated Alice in Wonderland for a modern Birmingham audience. We sat down with the director, Brandon Bruce, and star, Emma Brooke “EB” Levering, to get the inside scoop on the performance. There are limited seats, so get your free ticket now! Shows are taking place May 30-June 2 and June 13-16.

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9 things to do this summer in Birmingham to stay cool but still have fun, including McWane Science Center

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Muggy. Steamy. Stifling. Brutal. Yep, summers in Birmingham are H.O.T. What can you do to make the sweaty days of summer more enjoyable? Check out these nine activities that will entertain you, while keeping you cool.

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The Three Musketeers opens July 12th in the unique kickoff of Magic City Theatre Festival – use code BHAM15 to get 15% off tickets!

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The Three Musketeers: Aramis (Zach Stolz), Athos (Steven Sullivan), and Porthos (Jesse Graham). Photo by Ashley Woods.

Live theater fans of all ages in Birmingham, rejoice!  The Birmingham Children’s Theatre is proud to present “The Three Musketeers” to kick off their inaugural Magic City Theatre Festival.  The show promises to be a rare and thrilling family-friendly experience opening July 12. Use code BHAM15 to get 15% your tickets when you purchase online. Purchase tickets here! Read on for more Continue reading “The Three Musketeers opens July 12th in the unique kickoff of Magic City Theatre Festival – use code BHAM15 to get 15% off tickets!”

12 plays and musicals you need to catch before they’re gone, including Beauty and the Beast by Red Mountain Theatre Company

Red Mountain Theatre Company will perform the Beauty and the Beast Broadway musical at the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater in Birmingham, pictured here. Photo via Facebook.

You don’t have to be a theatre buff to enjoy these amazingly creative plays and musicals in Birmingham.  Continue reading “12 plays and musicals you need to catch before they’re gone, including Beauty and the Beast by Red Mountain Theatre Company”

Black History Month in Birmingham; films, plays, music, science fair, exhibits

Birmingham offers many ways to learn more about the Civil Rights movement, and to celebrate Black History Month. A visit to Birmingham can be a sobering, reflective and finally an uplifting experience for anyone interested in this period of our country’s history.

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