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Friday, October 30, 2020

    The show must go on: ‘Big Fish’ delivers timely dose of entertainment

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - At the end of a long and dreary news day, from the revelation of Alabama’s first confirmed coronavirus cases to numerous announcements of organizational shutdowns and event cancellations, The Tribune found cars parked around the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre at Wallace...

    Ever heard of a ‘gurn’?

    CULLMAN, Ala. -Through March 15, the Wallace State Community College Theatre program will present “Big Fish the Musical” based on the 1998 book “Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions” by Daniel Wallace. On Friday, Wallace stopped by the All-Steak for a little fun in the...

    ‘Mossville: Where Great Trees Fall’ shows heartbreaking forced sacrifices of community struggling to exist  

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - Mossville, Louisiana—once a vibrant community—is now a contaminated wasteland with a few lone holdout residents struggling to maintain their history against the relentless advancement of corporate interests. Their story is told in the documentary film, “Mossville: Where Great Trees Fall.”   The Evelyn Burrow...

    West Point Theatre gearing up for ‘The Addams Family’ musical

    WEST POINT, Ala. - In less than a month, West Point High School’s theater department will showcase its talents on stage at Wallace State in “The Addams Family.” The students have been hard at work rehearsing for the upcoming musical about Wednesday Addam’s hope...

    Spreading ‘Rumors’: Cullman Community Theatre takes on Neil Simon’s grown-up comedy

    CULLMAN, Ala. - Cullman Community Theatre (CCT) will take on four new projects in one with its production of Neil Simon’s “Rumors” at Stone Bridge Farms in March. The show will be CCT’s first non-musical straight play, first dinner theater presentation, first show geared...

    New York-style menu to be featured in ‘I Love NY’ cabaret dinner show Feb. 28 at WSCC

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Whether you want to have a date night, a girls’ night out or a group outing with friends or coworkers, the upcoming “I Love NY” cabaret dinner show will fill the bill.   The Wallace State Community College Fine and Performing Arts program will present the “I Love NY” cabaret dinner show Feb. 28 at 6:30 p.m....

    Fairview Theatre Works announces ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ program cover art contest

    FAIRVIEW, Ala. - Fairview Theatre Works director Mark Dobbs, who is directing a spring production of “Little Shop of Horrors” with a cast drawn from multiple Cullman County schools, this week announced a countywide contest to design the cover for the show’s hand-out program....

    Evelyn Burrow Museum presents ‘Art and the Animal’ national exhibition  

    HANCEVILLE, Ala. - The Evelyn Burrow Museum at Wallace State Community College announces its newest exhibition, “Art and the Animal” on view through April 15. The exhibition is made possible through community support from Cullman Savings Bank, Lee’s Veterinary Hospital, St. John & St. John, LLC., Culpepper Real...

    Cotton Pickin’ Kids debut 1st album

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Those who had a chance to stop in at Berkeley Bob’s Friday evening were given a talented treat by local band the Cotton Pickin’ Kids. The coffee shop was filled with energetic lively music in celebration of the band’s first CD,...

    Cullman High School Theatre rakes in honors at Alabama Thespian Festival

    VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. - Cullman High School Theatre (CHST) sent 18 students to last weekend’s 2020 Alabama Thespian Festival, known as ThesFest, and they brought home eight superior medals. AWARD WINNERS Grant Holland – Male Musical Theatre, Group Musical Theatre Reagan Martin – Female Musical Theatre, Group...