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A Dickens of a Time: Greta Lambert Stars in Her Own Solo “Carol” at Alabama Shakespeare Festival

A Dickens of a Time: Greta Lambert Stars in Her Own Solo “Carol” at Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Actress Greta Lambert, one of the great things to happen to American regional theater, is finally getting a chance to perform her one-person adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” in front of a live audience. It was commissioned by Alabama Shakespeare Festival in 2020 as a streaming event prompted by the public-gathering risks associated with the COVID-19 … Read Full Article→

Greta Lambert Is Dickens, Scrooge, Et Al, in Her Adaptation of “Carol” for Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Greta Lambert Is Dickens, Scrooge, Et Al, in Her Adaptation of “Carol” for Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Simply put, Greta Lambert is one of the great things to happen to regional theater. If you don’t know her work, you’re in luck: The veteran Alabama actress who has spent 35 years working with Alabama Shakespeare Festival is coming directly into your home this holiday season via ASF’s taped-for-streaming world premiere of her own solo-actor adaptation of … Read Full Article→

Greta Lambert and Christopher Gerson Are Foes in “Alabama Story” at Alabama Shakespeare Fest March 5-22

Greta Lambert and Christopher Gerson Are Foes in “Alabama Story” at Alabama Shakespeare Fest March 5-22

Alabama Shakespeare Festival has announced casting for its March 2020 production of Kenneth Jones’ six-actor social justice drama Alabama Story — the Montgomery premiere of the acclaimed play that has appeared in more than 30 cities around the nation. ASF veteran actress and associate artistic director Greta Lambert will play the embattled, real-life librarian Emily Wheelock Reed opposite … Read Full Article→

Playwright Susan Ferrara Creates “Buzz,” New Play About Trailblazing and Tragic Director

Playwright Susan Ferrara Creates “Buzz,” New Play About Trailblazing and Tragic Director

The brilliant, brief candle that was U.K. theater director Mary Ann “Buzz” Goodbody — the first woman to direct at Royal Shakespeare Company — reignites in the world premiere production of Susan Ferrara’s highly theatrical Buzz Sept. 4-15, 2019, in a unique venue within Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s complex in Montgomery. Carrie Preston directs Tony Award nominee … Read Full Article→