Blackbird friends, we are singing your praises to the heavens! You took us over the top yesterday in The Big Payback campaign, giving $1,045 and unlocking Wes’ and Greg’s matching funds for a total of $2,045! Because you care about theatre in Middle Tennessee, we are in an even stronger position to knock your socks […]
Blackbird Theater is ending a two-year hiatus this October with the return of our original comedic thriller Twilight of the Gods. Help Blackbird come back strong by joining us for Wednesday’s Big Payback event. Our goal is to raise a modest $2,000. Blackbird founders Wes Driver and Greg Greene are putting up $500 each for […]
AUDITION NOTICE THE CRUCIBLE by Arthur Miller Produced by Blackbird Theater Company & the Lipscomb University Department of Theatre Directed by Beki Baker Audition Information Saturday, Sept. 12 (1:00-6:00 pm, 5-minute slots) Callbacks: Sunday, Sept. 13 (1:00-6:00 pm) Location: Lipscomb University Theatre (black box) Please prepare a one-minute dramatic monologue. Headshot/resume requested. To make an […]
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!
We’re excited to share that the Nashville Scene recognized Blackbird’s production of ROGER’S VERSION as the Best Original Drama in their 2014 Best of Nashville edition! We’re also pleased and proud to see our collaborator Evelyn O’Neal Brush named Best Actress! The recognition notes her performances in Blackbird’s AMADEUS and MAN AND SUPERMAN. Congratulations to […]
Tennessean theatre critic Amy Stumpfl offers a first review of our production of ROGER’S VERSION, saying “Blackbird has produced another remarkably compelling piece of theater”. Read the full review. Tennessean theatre writer Fiona Soltes interviews playwright/director Wes Driver and Vanderbilt’s Dr. Clifford Anderson on the theology and science behind ROGER’S VERSION. Read the article.
Blackbird Theater is proud to present Roger’s Version, an original adaptation of the John Updike novel, written and directed by Blackbird Artistic Director Wes Driver. The story follows Roger Lambert, a bad-tempered divinity professor who finds his staid academic life and complacent faith challenged by the zealous ideas of Dale Kohler, a grad student who […]
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 […]