New scripts that explore Southern identity will be presented in staged readings in the 2023 Southern Writers Festival of New Plays at Alabama Shakespeare Festival March 17-18 in Montgomery, AL. The featured playwrights are Malcolm Tariq, Lee Osorio, Steve Yockey and Sandra Seaton.
The two-day event offers script-in-hand readings of new plays, plus talkbacks, audience engagement and networking … Read Full Article→
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→
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→
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→
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→