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2020 Spring Plays and Performances in Huntsville and North AL

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2020 Spring Plays and Performances in Huntsville and North AL

Rocket City Mom Spring Guide - Plays and Performances

When Spring is in the air, there’s always a good show to be seen. Take a look at our local list of Spring plays & performances in Huntsville and North Alabama. Ready to frolic? You’ll find a listing for Spring Break Camps, Bunny Sightings, Egg Hunts, Festivals and more in our 2020 Spring Activities Guide sponsored by the Heart of the Valley YMCA.

Go on, get started planning your Spring of fun NOW.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Cancellations are possible, please confirm information before heading out to any event. If you know of an event listed that has been canceled, please let us know. Thank You!

Sparkman High Theater presents West Side Story

When: Feb. 27-March 1 | Thurs., Fri. and Sat. at 7:00PM | Sat. and Sun. at 2:30PM
Where: Von Braun Center Playhouse (map)
Cost: $10
More Info: Website | Facebook

West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It was inspired by William Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid 1950s, an ethnic, blue-collar neighborhood.

Noontime Concert Series

When: Thursdays at Noon, Feb. 27 through April 16 (No concert on April 9)
Where: Varies (see complete schedule)
Cost: FREE
More InfoWebsite | Facebook

The Greater Huntsville American Guild of Organists hosts this noontime concert series. Now in its 38th year, this annual Lenten series features pipe organ music is presented by Greater Huntsville’s only organization dedicated exclusively to the promotion of organ and choral music.

Huntsville Youth Symphony Winter Concert

When: March 1 & 8 at 3PM
Where: Asbury United Methodist Church (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoWebsite | Facebook

Novice Strings, Intermezzo Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, and Sinfonia Orchestra will explore great music from, and inspired by, Africa, including Siyahamba (traditional South African melody) by Douglas Wagner.

Biergarten at the US Space & Rocket Center

When: Weekly on Thursdays starting March 12, 4:30-7:30PM
Where: The Davidson Center at the USSRC (map)
Cost: FREE admission; food and drinks extra
More Info: Website

This family- and dog-friendly event returns to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center! Enjoy the festive atmosphere with imported and domestic beers and delicious wines from the German region. It’s family-friendly and leashed dogs are welcome on our Apollo Terrace and in Apollo Courtyard. Admission is free, and food and beverages are available for purchase. To support our local community, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center is featuring a nonprofit organization each week, and a portion of food sales that evening will be donated to the organization.

Faulkner University Chorus Performance

When: March 12 at 7PM
Where: Madison Church of Christ (map)
Cost: FREE
More Info: Website

The chorus will perform a concert of sacred, a cappella music.  Admission is free and open to the public.

Cosi fan tutte in Concert

When: March 13 at 7:30PM (Asbury Church) and March 14 at 2PM (Episcopal Church of the Nativity)
Where: Asbury Church (map) and Episcopal Church of the Nativity (map)
Cost: FREE (donations accepted)
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This famous opera written by Mozart will be performed in concert. This comic opera is about two sisters who each have a lover who are military officers. Don Alfonso, a cynical bachelor, makes a bet with the two officers that their girl friends would easily fall in love with someone else. Pretending to ship out, the two lovers disguise themselves, and try to win over the other girl. Love is never a sure bet.

Grissom Fine Arts presents Tuck Everlasting

When: March 13-14 & 20-21 at 7PM | March 15 & 22 at 2PM
Where: Grissom High Auditorium (map)
Cost: Adults $18, Students and Children $10, Senior and Military $15
More Info: Website | Facebook

Eleven-year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get more than she could have imagined. When Winnie learns of the magic behind the Tuck’s unending youth, she must fight to protect their secret from those who would do anything for a chance at eternal life. As her adventure unfolds, Winnie faces an extraordinary choice: return to her life, or continue with the Tucks on their infinite journey.


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Huntsville High School presents Phantom of the Opera

When: March 13-14 and 19-21 at 7:30PM | March 14-15 & 21 at 2PM
Where: Huntsville High School Theatre (map)
Cost: $10-$18
More Info: Website | Facebook

The Phantom of the Opera tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House, exercising a reign of terror over all who inhabit it. He falls madly in love with an innocent young soprano, Christine, and devotes himself to creating a new star by nurturing her extraordinary talents and by employing all of the devious methods at his command.

African Children’s Choir Concert

When: March 14 at 6PM
Where: New Life Worship Center (map)
Cost: FREE (donations accepted)
More InfoFacebook

The Moriah Group, Praise 90.1 FM and New Life Worship Center present a celebration in music with the world-renowned African Children’s Choir. This event is free to the public. 100% of donations will go toward African mission projects. Choir merchandise will also be available.

Grand View University Choir Concert

When: March 19 at 7PM
Where: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoWebsite

The Grand View University Choir will perform at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church as part of its spring concert tour. Music will include The Peaceable Kingdom by Randall Thompson and other choral works on the theme of peace.

UAH CONSTELLATION Concert Series: INVOKE

When: March 22 at 3PM
Where: Roberts Recital Hall, UAH (map)
Cost: $5-$15
More InfoWebsite

It’s not classical, but it’s not not classical. This multi-instrumental quartet’s unique musical style fuses together traditions from across America, including bluegrass, Appalachian fiddle tunes, jazz, and minimalism.

Lee High School presents 12 Angry Jurors

When: March 19-21 at 7PM | March 21 at 2PM
Where: Lee High School (map)
Cost: $10
More Info: Website

A man is put on trial for murder, and it is up to these 12 people to determine the fate of his life. Audiences will sit inside the deliberation room to experience the heated discussions of innocence and guilt that typically happen behind closed doors. *This play is an excellent addition to any government or history course for middle schoolers and up. Lesson plan adaptations available upon request.

Holy Spirit presents Beauty and the Beast Jr and Jungle Book Kids

When: March 19-21 at 6PM and March 16 at 2PM
Where: Campus 805 (map)
Cost: $7
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Holy Spirit Regional Catholic School is proud to present Beauty and the Beast Jr and Jungle Book Kids! Come out and support this musical extravaganza. Contact hsadmin@hstigers.org for tickets!

Huntsville Community Chorus presents Music of our World: New Sounds

When: March 20 at 7PM
Where: Trinity United Methodist Church (map)
Cost: Adults $18, seniors/military $15, college $10, children grades K-12 and under FREE
More InfoWebsite

Join the HCCA singers in the Children’s Chorale, Chamber Chorale, and Symphonic Chorus in a musical journey around the world as they sing HERE, THERE and EVERYWHERE.

Once On This Island Jr presented by Academy Children’s Theater

When: March 20 & 21 at 7PM and March 21 & 22 at 2:30PM
Where: Academy for Academics and Arts (map)
Cost: $10/adults, $5/students
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Join the AAAmazing talent of the Academy for Academics & Arts as they present an island twist on a classic tale. From the Tony Award winning songwriting team, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, comes a story inspired from the by Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid. With a Caribbean tinged score, follow the story of Ti Moune as she goes on her quest to prove that love is stronger than death. Once on this Island Jr is a fairy tale celebration of love, hope, life and death.

Madison Community Band Spring Concert

When: March 24 at 7PM
Where: Grace United Methodist Church (map)
Cost: FREE
More InfoWebsite

The Madison Community Band, a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Public Charity, based in North Alabama, follows a long tradition of community bands. An all-volunteer organization, the band is comprised of musicians of all ages and backgrounds.

Monster Jam

When: April 3 & 4 at 7PM | April 4 at 1PM | April 5 at 2PM
Where: VBC Arena (map)
Cost: $15+
More InfoTicketmaster

Monster Jam® is the big leagues of motorsports competition, where 12,000-pound trucks and the world-class athletes who drive them tear up the dirt with gravity-defying feats. Engineered to perfection, the legendary Grave Digger®, Max-D™, El Toro Loco® and many more push all limits in Freestyle, Skills Challenge™ and Racing competitions. The Series Champion receives an automatic bid to the prestigious Monster Jam World Finals® to compete for the title of World Champion. This is full-throttle family fun. This. Is. Monster Jam™.

Alabama Youth Ballet presents Cinderella

When: April 10-11 at 7PM | April 11 at 2PM
Where: Lee High Theater (map)
Cost: TBA
More Info: Website | Facebook

AYBT presents Cinderella, this fairy tale favorite features fairies, a giant pumpkin carriage, and of course the always entertaining stepsisters. Come join us for the fun April 10-11 at Lee High with free, convenient parking and family friendly ticket prices. The second act will feature new and beloved works by AYBT choreographers.

Grissom High School Jazz Band presents Dinner with a Taste of Jazz

When: April 11 at 6PM
Where: Grissom High School (map)
Cost: TBA
More Info: Website | Facebook

This is a much anticipated event each year.  Come join us for dinner, a silent auction where you can bid on a variety of items and, of course, a TASTE OF JAZZ! Enjoy us for a delicious, home-cooked dinner with your choice of traditional Italian meat or vegetarian lasagna meal alongside a silent auction, followed by jazz performances during dinner by the Grissom Jazz Band student combos and a special jazz concert performance.

Disney on Ice: Dream Big

When: April 16-19, various times
Where: VBC Propst Arena (map)
Cost: $15+
More InfoWebsite

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Huntsville Ballet Company presents Peter Pan

When: April 17-18 at 7:30PM | April 18 at 2PM | April 19 at 1pm & 5PM
Where: VBC Concert Hall (map)
Cost: $21-$33
More InfoWebsite | Facebook

Join us in Neverland for the adventures of the Lost Boys, Captain Hook, swashbuckling pirates, a hungry crocodile, pixie dust, and Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn’t grow up.  Don’t miss the Pirates and Princesses Ball, given by the Huntsville Ballet Guild, prior to the Saturday performance.

Theatre Randolph presents Little Shop of Horrors

When: April 17 & 18 at 7PM | April 18 & 19 at 2PM
Where: Thurber Arts Center, Randolph School (map)
Cost: Adults $10, Students $5
More Info: Website

Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical with music by Alan Menken and lyrics and a book by Howard Ashman. The story follows a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh.


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Concerts on the Dock

When: Fridays from 6PM-9PM, beginning April 17
Where: Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment (map)
Cost: FREE; $5 parking donation
More InfoWebsite | Get the schedule & read our Parent Pro-Tips!

Concerts on the Dock has grown from a small gathering of music lovers to an institution in the Huntsville music scene since the first note was struck in 2008. This free, family friendly series is all about creating a laid back atmosphere for friends of Lowe Mill to enjoy original content and interesting new acts, Friday nights during the Spring and Fall. Bring chairs, picnics, friends and pets on a leash and join us under the water tower!

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

When: April 20 at 6PM
Where: Mark C. Smith Concert Hall (map)
Cost: $21.50+
More InfoWebsite

Daniel Tiger and all of his friends from the beloved PBS KIDS television series are hopping aboard Trolley to your town! Daniel Tiger will take live audiences on an interactive musical adventure to the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing stories of friendship, helping others and celebrating new experiences. This live theatrical production filled with music, dancing, laughter and “grr-ific” surprises will warm the hearts of multiple generations.

St John Paul II High School presents The Little Mermaid

When: April 23-25 at 7PM and April 25 at 2PM
Where: St. John Paul II Catholic High School (map)
Cost: Adults $10, Students/Seniors $6
More InfoWebsite

In the musical adaptation of Disney’s 1989 film, a curious young mermaid falls for a handsome human prince and agrees to a dangerous bargain with a powerful sea witch in exchange for legs and a chance to live with the prince on land.

Baby Shark Live!

When: April 28 at 6PM
Where: Mark C. Smith Concert Hall (map)
Cost: $26.50+
More InfoWebsite

Take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through some of favorite new and classic songs!

Madison Academy presents Mary Poppins

When: April 29-May 2 at 6:30PM and May 2 at 1:30PM
Where: Madison Academy Performance Center (map)
Cost: Adults $12, Children 5-17 $7, Children 4 and under FREE; Matinee performance $8
More InfoWebsite

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael.

Bob Jones Patriot Players present The Crucible

When: April 30-May 2 at 7PM | May 2 at 2PM
Where: Bob Jones High School (map)
Cost: Adults $7, Students $5
More InfoWebsite

This harrowing tale is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693. It represents an allegory of McCarthyism, when the U.S. government blacklisted accused communists.

Huntsville Community Chorus Youth Chorale presents Why We Sing

When: May 4 at 7PM
Where: Randolph Thurber Arts Center (map)
Cost: FREE (donations accepted)
More InfoWebsite | Facebook

The Youth Chorale and Children’s Chorale, HCC’s very own rising stars, present a Spring Concert you won’t want to miss! There will be something for everyone at this concert. Come early to get a good seat—it always fills up!

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