The ultimate venue guide to Birmingham’s 21st Annual Sidewalk Film Festival. Use ticket discount code BHAMNOW15!

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Birmingham’s Sidewalk Film Festival is back August 19-25 for its 21st annual festival. Here’s your guide to venues and films playing all weekend long. Tickets available now!

Sidewalk Film Festival showcases the work of more than 250 filmmakers and welcomes over 15,000 film lovers to Birmingham annually. Since its debut in 1999, filmmakers from across the country and around the world have come to Birmingham to screen their work at Sidewalk

Here’s an overview of where and what will be live on the big screen throughout the event:

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Catch the fantastic Matilda The Musical before Aug. 4th. Director Michael Flowers shares audience reaction. WIN TICKETS and get discount code below!

Mr Wormwood shouting at Matilda in Red Mountain Theatre Company's Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical is at Birmingham’s Dorothy Jemison Day Theater until Aug 4 (Photo by Stewart Edmonds)

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Red Mountain Theatre Company’s latest show, Matilda The Musical, has hit the stage of the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater and is thrilling Birmingham audiences.  This is a high-energy, hilarious comedy with great acting and unbelievable singing talents. There’s still time to catch the Tony Award-winning musical based on Roald Dahl’s classic book.  Hurry! It closes August 4. Director Michael Flowers gave us an inside look at the response. Keep reading to find out how to WIN TICKETS. Use discount code Matilda7 to save $7 on level 1 or 2) now.

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Matilda brings her spectacular magic to Birmingham’s DJD Theater. See the hilarious, feel good musical until August 4. Use code: Matilda7 to save $7

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Matilda The Musical, at DJD Theater July 12 – Aug 4 (Photo by Stewart Edmonds)

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Red Mountain Theatre Company’s latest hit, Matilda The Musical is performing at the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater until August 4, and it’s hilarious! From the creative and twisted genius of Roald Dahl, comes the inspiring story of a smarter than average little girl who dreams of a better life in this Tony Award-winning musical. 


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Young stars of Matilda the Musical, Ramsey Whitney and Emma Sonnichsen, discuss preparations for the show’s opening on July 12 and show us around ‘Matilda Bootcamp’

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Ramsey Whitney and Emma Sonnichsen discussing Red Mountain Theatre Company's Matilda The Musical
Ramsey Whitney and Emma Sonnichsen are sharing the role of Matilda in Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Matilda The Musical (Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now)

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Ramsey Whitney and Emma Sonnichsen will star in Red Mountain Theatre Company’s latest show Matilda The Musical, sharing the role of the  extraordinary little girl with extraordinary powers. 

The talented pair gave us a behind the scenes look at Matilda bootcamp which provides the opportunity for the young cast to prepare for the upcoming show.

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Popular Birmingham director Michael Flowers brings Roald Dahl’s beloved Matilda the Musical to life, opening on July 12. Save $7 now with Matilda7 code

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Birmingham’s Michael Flowers, Director of Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Matilda the Musical (Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now)

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Birmingham based theatrical teacher, performer, and director, Michael Flowers, discusses the upcoming Red Mountain Theatre Company production of Matilda the Musical, a feel-good family musical about an extraordinary little girl with extraordinary powers.

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You’ll ROFL at Little Shop of Horrors. Enjoy music, laughs and a bloodthirsty plant live on stage at RMTC Cabaret Theatre through June 2. Use code: Bham7 to save $7.

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Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Little Shop of Horrors. Photo by Stewart Edmonds via Red Mountain Theatre Company.

Are you a live comedy-horror musical fan?  I am now.

Red Mountain Theatre Company has another monster hit on its hands. The tremendously funny musical, Little Shop of Horrors, is being performed at the RMTC Cabaret Theatre until June 2. The show inspired by 1950’s rock’n’roll and motown, featuring lovable characters, and a mysterious singing plant with a plan to take over the world! Get tickets now (use discount code BHam7 to save $7)

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PHOTOS: Red Mountain Theatre Company to develop $25 million Arts Campus in Birmingham’s Parkside District by summer of 2021

A rendering of the exterior of the new Red Mountain Theatre Company Arts Campus coming 2021. Photo Submitted

Yesterday, the Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC) announced plans to develop a $25 million Arts Campus in the heart of Birmingham’s Parkside District. Dubbed their “2nd Act”, the theatre company anticipates relocating by the summer of 2021. See photos of where the campus will be, plus renderings of the new project.

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Little Shop of Horrors opens May 17 at Red Mountain Cabaret Theatre starring Birmingham’s Jessica Clark. Use code: BHam7 to save $7. Win Tickets!

Jessica Clark will play the role of Audrey in Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Little Shop of Horrors (Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now)

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Birmingham based performer, Jessica Clark, discusses the upcoming Red Mountain Theatre Company production of Little Shop of Horrors, and her role as Audrey in the must watch rock comedy sci-fi horror musical.  Get tickets now (use discount code BHam7 to save $7)

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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”

Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Smokey Joe’s Cafe provides an evening of non-stop dancing and singing. Don’t miss our special ticket discount

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Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Smokey Joe Cafe. Photo by Photos by Stewart Edmonds.

Last Saturday night, right before taking a seat to watch Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, I asked the volunteer usher what to expect during the show.

She smiled mischievously and said. “Buckle up!”

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Escape with Birmingham’s Nicole Lamb to Red Mountain Theatre Company’s  Smokey Joe’s Cafe

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Smokey Joe’s Cafe cast members (L to R) Tray Wright, Nicole Lamb and Caprenia Anthony. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Birmingham native Nicole Lamb had this to say about the upcoming  Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Smokey Joe’s Cafe.

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Local Birmingham actor, Brandon McCall, lands role in the Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Smokey Joe’s Café

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Smokey Joe’s Cafe rehearsals. Photo courtesy of Red Mountain Theatre Company.

Use discount code bhamnow7 to save $7.00 by Sunday, May 6th! Birmingham’s beloved Red Mountain Theatre Company is presenting the Broadway music revue, Smokey Joe’s Café from May 11-27 at the Red Mountain Theatre Company Cabaret Theatre. One of the production’s leads is Brandon A, McCall, a talented young actor from right here in the Magic City. Continue reading “Local Birmingham actor, Brandon McCall, lands role in the Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Smokey Joe’s Café”

Get a sneak peek into the Broadway hit Smokey Joe’s Cafe coming to Birmingham’s Red Mountain Theatre Company May 11-27

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Use discount code bhamnow7 to save $7.00 by Sunday, May 6th.  You’ve heard of Smokey Joe’s Café. Now you have a chance to see this famous Broadway musical in Birmingham. The talented actors of Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC) will light up the stage in this classic musical revue May 11-27.  Keep reading to get a sneak peek into the show. Continue reading “Get a sneak peek into the Broadway hit Smokey Joe’s Cafe coming to Birmingham’s Red Mountain Theatre Company May 11-27”