17 Mar 2013

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 Mar 2013

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 Mar 2013
25 Jan 2013

First look at AMADEUS poster

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Our good friend and 5-time Dove Award-winning graphic artist Tim Parker provides this killer poster for Blackbird’s upcoming production of AMADEUS.

22 Jan 2013

Mozart in Music City

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Arts organizations partner to bring Mozart’s legendary music and story to Nashville More than two centuries after his death, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart remains one of the world’s most celebrated – and enigmatic – figures, famed for his brilliant classical compositions as well as for his turbulent and tragic life. This spring, his story and musical […]

10 Jan 2013

Blackbird Theater draws top honors at Midwinter’s First Night Awards

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Blackbird Theater drew three top honors Sunday at the Midwinter’s First Night Awards. The First Night Honors – the local theater industry association – annually recognizes the best of Nashville-based stage productions and performers. First Night founder and executive producer Jeffrey Ellis presented Blackbird with the award for Outstanding Theatre Company of 2012. Blackbird also received […]

29 Aug 2012

Meet the cast of the Nashville premiere of Red

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Red opens in Shamblin Theatre at Lipscomb University on October 4, and we can’t wait for you to experience this electrifying show! The winner of the 2010 Tony for Best Play, Red is about art, immortality, and the battle of wills between celebrated artist Mark Rothko and his new assistant (and future rival?) Ken. RONNIE […]

12 Jun 2012

Casts Announced for Blackbird’s Third Season

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Blackbird Theater is pleased to announce casting for their 2012/2013 season. The casts include some of Nashville’s best known talent, as well as some new faces poised to leave lasting impressions on audiences. Red by John Logan   Mark Rothko Ronnie Meek Ken Justin Boccitto Amadeus by Peter Shaffer   Antonio Salieri Brian Webb Russell […]

1 May 2012

Auditions Posted for Red and Amadeus

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Blackbird Theater will hold auditions for both Red and Amadeus on Monday, May 21 & Tuesday, May 22 (at Lipscomb’s Shamblin Theater), with callbacks on Saturday, May 26 (at Lipscomb’s University Theater).

5 Apr 2012

Blackbird Announces Third Season

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New Season Features John Logan’s Red and Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus Continuing its dedication to intelligent entertainment, Blackbird Theater proudly presents two penetrating, award-winning shows for its 2012-2013 season: Red by John Logan and Amadeus by Peter Shaffer. Blackbird is thrilled to be presenting the Nashville premiere production ofRed, winner of six Tony Awards in 2009 […]