3 May 2018

The Big Payback 2018 a big success!

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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 […]

29 Apr 2018

Help us take flight with this Wednesday’s Big Payback event

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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 […]

24 Apr 2018

Blackbird returns with TWILIGHT OF THE GODS

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Two years is a long time to maintain radio silence. We’re glad to finally be breaking it! The Blackbird team is winding up to present Twilight of the Gods in a fresh staging at a new venue. TOTG was our first show as Blackbird Theater, produced at Shamblin Theater in partnership with our good friends […]

19 Aug 2015

Auditions for the Blackbird/Lipscomb production of THE CRUCIBLE

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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 […]

14 Jul 2015

Previews for Myth hit the media

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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!

1 Mar 2015

Blackbird premieres new musical MYTH

After four critically acclaimed seasons, Blackbird Theater will produce its magnum opus, the new musical Myth. Set in the world of Greek mythos, this is the story of how and why the gods were cast from Mt. Olympus. Written by Blackbird founders Wes Driver and Greg Greene, and composed by Michael Slayton, Chair of Composition […]

1 Mar 2015

TWILIGHT OF THE GODS in New York, Missouri

We’re excited to announce that Blackbird’s original comedic thriller Twilight of the Gods – which has been staged twice in the Memphis area since its 2010 premiere – receives its fourth and fifth productions this spring! It will be presented by The King’s Players, April 17-19, at The King’s College in New York City, and […]

9 Oct 2014

ROGER’S VERSION named Best Original Drama

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 […]

2 Sep 2014

Auditions for Blackbird’s fifth season

Auditions for Blackbird’s fifth season, featuring the original musical MYTH, are set for Sept 22 and 23. Visit the Auditions page for details.

7 Jun 2014

Nashville Scene: ROGER’S VERSION a “great success”

Nashville Scene theatre critic Martin Brady calls Roger’s Version “very smart stuff . . . highly recommended for theatergoers who like to think”, and declares David Compton’s performance as Roger Lambert a “spectacular tour de force”. Read the full review.