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College Theatre 2017-2018

College Theatre 2017-2018

Past Productions and History

For the enjoyment of our patrons and the comfort of our cast and crew, we do not allow children six years of age and younger to attend theatre productions.

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. The College Theatre Box Office regular hours are Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 4:45 p.m. during these weeks. The College Theatre Box Office can be reached at 205.226.4780.

Ticket prices are $20.00 for   [title of the show]  and   Pippin , and ticket prices are $15.00 for   The Tempest  and   Never Have I Ever . Student ticket prices are $10.00 regardless of which school students attend.

To reserve tickets online, click on the "Buy Tickets Online" button beneath the description of the production  or call the College Theatre Box Office during regular hours at 205.226.4780. Reserved tickets will be held at Will Call until 15 minutes prior to the opening of the production.

*Note: Seating for all events in The Underground is limited and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.

September 28, 29, & 30 at 7:30 p.m. | October 1 at 2:30 p.m. | College Theatre | The Underground

[title of show]

Reservations begin September 07

[title of show] is a musical about two nobodies named Hunter and Jeff who decide to write a completely original musical starring themselves and their attractive and talented lady-friends, Susan and Heidi. Their musical,  [title of show], gets into the New York Musical Theatre Festival, and becomes a hit. Then it gets an off-Broadway production at the Vineyard Theatre, and wins three Obie Awards! Then (drumroll if you've got a drum) it's announced that their musical is going to Broadway (hooray!) and people start seeing this blurb everywhere! They read that  The New York Times called  [title of show]   "DELECTABLE ENTERTAINMENT! A postmodern homage to the grand tradition of backstage musicals like  Babes in ArmsKiss MeKate and  A Chorus Line." Fully intrigued, those people snatch up tickets and help make Hunter and Jeff's life-long dream come true!

One day,   [title of show]   even makes its way to the stages of colleges everywhere, including the stage of Birmingham-Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama where it’s directed by Shannon Hickey, just like Hunter and Jeff!

NOTE:   [title of the show]  will be performed using adult language.

November 16, 17, & 18 at 7:30 p.m.   |  November 19 at 2:30 p.m.   |  College Theatre   |  Mainstage

The Tempest

Imagine a journey to an exotic netherworld of magic, wisdom, and frolicking fools. William Shakespeare’s mystical play   The Tempest  is a fantastical tale nested on a mysterious island. Here, we meet the powerful Prospero, performed by guest artist Rebecca Yeager, whose sorcery spans boundaries. The iconic enchantress tangos with betrayers, supernatural creatures, love, and redemption.

January 25, 26, & 27 at 7:30 p.m.   |  January 28 at 2:30 p.m.   |  College Theatre   |  The Underground

Never Have I Ever

Reservations begin Thursday 04 January
Opening Night Dinner | 25th January | 6:00 p.m. | Norton Campus Center | Executive Dining Room
Please note, the Opening Nght Dinner has been cancelled.

Birmingham-Southern College collaborates on   Never Have I Ever  with The Farm Theater and playwright Jan Rosenberg which explores addictive behavior around food and body image. In January, the playwright will be our guest opening week and participate in post-show talkbacks.

NOTE:     “Never Have I Ever”    will be performed using adult language and situations.

April 19, 20, & 21 at 7:30 p.m.   |  April 22 at 2:30 p.m.   |  College Theatre   |  Mainstage


Reservations begin Thursday 29 March
Opening Night Dinner | 19th April | 6:00 p.m. | Norton Campus Center | Executive Dining Room

With an infectiously unforgettable score from the four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz ( Wicked, Godspell, Children of Eden),   Pippin  has been successfully produced on stages everywhere. Sweeping the New York Awards circuit (Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Circle) in 2013,   Pippin  continues to captivate and appeal to the young at heart throughout the world.

Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father, King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the unextraordinary moments that happen every day.

BSC Alum Todd Underwood returns to The Hilltop to direct and choreograph   Pippin. Most recently at BSC, Todd directed and choreographed   Godspell, and choreographed   Jesus Christ Superstar.

May 14 & 15 at 7:30 p.m. / College Theatre / The Underground

Student one act plays

Admission is Free; No reservations required. Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis .

An uproarious and often unpredictable evening of drama and comedy, as presented by first-time student directors as a part of the requirements for Tha403, Directing and Stage Management.