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 […]
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.
“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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.