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.
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Sparkman High Theater presents West Side Story
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
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
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
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
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)
More Info: Facebook
Grissom Fine Arts presents Tuck Everlasting
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.
Huntsville High School presents Phantom of the Opera
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
Grand View University Choir Concert
UAH CONSTELLATION Concert Series: INVOKE
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets!
Huntsville Community Chorus presents Music of our World: New Sounds
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
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
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® 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
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
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
Believing is just the beginning for your favorite Disney heroes at Disney On Ice presents Dream Big! Miguel aspires to be a musician and journeys through the Land of the Dead to unlock his family’s history. Moana and Maui bravely restore the stolen heart of Te Fiti. Anna and Elsa save their kingdom while the Disney Princesses inspire with stories of strength, determination and kindness. Share every magical moment filled with breathtaking ice skating and beloved songs and stories that give you a reason to believe!
Huntsville Ballet Company presents Peter Pan
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
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.
Concerts on the Dock
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
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
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!
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 Info: Website
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
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
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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