27 January

The first review is in!

Tennessean theatre critic Amy Stumpfl calls Blackbird’s MAN AND SUPERMAN “smart, funny, and thoroughly entertaining. Thanks to… exceptional performances, Blackbird manages to hit all the comedic high notes while honoring the play’s heavier philosophical themes.” Read the article. Performances continue on Tuesday and Thursday – with tickets for only $15 for these two nights! The […]

10 October

Blackbird’s AMADEUS named Best Drama of 2013

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The Nashville Scene’s “Best of Nashville 2013” edition has named Blackbird Theater’s production of AMADEUS the Best Drama of 2013. “Blackbird Theater again traveled the ambitious high road this past year, scoring big with a serious yet accessible production of the challenging Peter Shaffer bio-fantasy about Mozart and the court composer Salieri…” writes theatre critic […]

9 June

Review: Blackbird Provides Riveting Revival of ‘Oleanna

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Theatre critic Evans Donnell says, “Blackbird Theater’s riveting production makes the revival of David Mamet’s1992 thought-fest as powerful as it’s ever been…. David Compton and Jennifer Richmond are at the height of their acting powers…” Read the full review on ArtsNash.com.

2 June

Nashville theatre hits its stride

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“There’s a problem with Nashville’s theatre scene, and the whole industry knows it,” says Blackbird Theater managing director Greg Greene, “It’s the fact that the majority of Nashvillians aren’t aware how good local theatre has become in the last few years. The theatre community is more energized, it’s drawing better talent, and it’s producing braver […]

19 May

Auditions for Blackbird’s 2013/14 season

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We’re fortunate to work with some of the best theater talent in Middle Tennessee! You can learn about auditions for our fourth season on our Auditions page. Auditions will be held June 24-25. See the Auditions page for all the details

19 April

Blackbird announces shows for 2013/14 season

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New Season Features Premieres by Two Legendary Writers For its 2013-14 Season, Blackbird Theater will feature two of the twentieth century’s more esteemed writers with one regional and one world premiere: George Bernard Shaw’s masterwork Man and Superman and a stage adaptation of John Updike’s acclaimed novel Roger’s Version. Blackbird will begin their season with […]

19 April

Blackbird’s Oleanna poster unveiled

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Here’s a first look at the poster for Blackbird Theater’s production of OLEANNA by David Mamet. Art by award-winning designer Joe Jacobellis. OLEANNA runs June 6-15.

17 March

Nashville Scene: Execution matches ambition in Blackbird’s triumphant AMADEUS

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Nashville Scene’s Martin Brady: “Nashville’s ever-maturing theater landscape is studded these days with capable artists hitting their ambitious stride with challenging scripts. None more so than Blackbird Theater, which last weekend opened an epic production of ‘Amadeus’.” Read the full review.

12 March

Tennessean: Blackbird Theater hits high notes with its production of ‘Amadeus’

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The Tennessean’s Amy Stumpfl says, “Marked by exceptional performances and a fabulous design, Blackbird’s staging delivers dramatic delight that is simultaneously intimate and immense.” Read the review.

7 March