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
25 January

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 January

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 January

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 […]