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14 July

Previews for Myth hit the media

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With only days before its world premiere, Myth is receiving a lot of attention. Nashville Public Television Arts Break The Tennessean: Blackbird Theater realizes dream with ‘Myth’ lipscomb.edu: Alumni duo sees dream come to life with Blackbird’s ‘Myth’ Myth opens July 17. Get your tickets now!

1 March

Blackbird premieres new musical MYTH

After four critically acclaimed seasons, Blackbird Theater will produce its magnum opus, the new musical Myth. Set in the world of Greek mythos, this is the story of how and why the gods were cast from Mt. Olympus. Written by Blackbird founders Wes Driver and Greg Greene, and composed by Michael Slayton, Chair of Composition […]

1 March

TWILIGHT OF THE GODS in New York, Missouri

We’re excited to announce that Blackbird’s original comedic thriller Twilight of the Gods – which has been staged twice in the Memphis area since its 2010 premiere – receives its fourth and fifth productions this spring! It will be presented by The King’s Players, April 17-19, at The King’s College in New York City, and […]

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What the critics are saying

  • Amy Stumpfl, Tennesseean

    “There‘s no denying the razor-sharp precision of Blackbird‘s staging of Pacific Overtures, which features a virtual Who‘s Who of Nashville talent.”

    - Amy Stumpfl, Tennesseean
  • Evans Donnell, ArtNowNashville.com

    “The production values and performances are first class. . . . Magic lives up to its title because Blackbird makes it enchanting in every way.”

    - Evans Donnell, ArtNowNashville.com
  • Jeff Ellis, Broadwayworld.com

    “Feasting on the banquet that is the musical, magical prose of Tom Stoppard, the cast of Blackbird Theater Company’s Arcadia delivers a pitch-perfect rendering of his intellectually stimulating play.”

    - Jeff Ellis, Broadwayworld.com
  • Ted Swindley, Author/ Director of Always . . . Patsy Cline

    “Twilight of the Gods is a smart, witty, and most engaging evening of theatre. These gifted playwrights know how to tell a story and can hold the audience’s complete attention in this taut and marvelously crafted mystery.”

    - Ted Swindley, Author/ Director of Always . . . Patsy Cline

We produce theatrical works that are intellectually rich and imaginatively rendered – works by artists like Sondheim, Stoppard, Shaw, Shaffer, as well as original works.