"This is one of the biggest musicals we’ve ever done," said Mike Stedham, director of the CAST community theater production.
Kim Dobbs has spent the past 46 years working in theater. She’s acted, produced, choreographed and directed productions all over the country. She has friends and contacts who’ve shared stages with names like Dolly Parton and Channing Tatum.
In a book as massive as the Holy Bible, there are multitudes of stories and characters that leave a deep impression: David and Goliath, Noah’s Ark, the Good Samaritan, Adam and Eve …. But one life story in particular stands out: that of Christ himself, and how he was called to live.
Jennie Wall is heeding the advice of composer Antonin Dvorak, even though the two are musicians from different centuries. "Everyone should learn music and, if possible, sing in the church," said the Bohemian composer. "It is here that music is shared, and perhaps later those in the pews will…
The works that stand the test of time are the ones that can continue to teach us lessons about who we used to be, while looking steadfastly towards the future.
Dancing zebras, butterflies, lions and more will come to life today in Oxford when the Alabama Christian Dance Studio presents "Dancing Lion King Safari."
Cheslee Duke — middle school student, softball player, actress extraordinaire — is ready to step into her first starring role for CAST community theater. She is playing the main character in the musical "Hairspray," which will run for one weekend only, starting Thursday at McClellan Theatre in Anniston.
While we live in an age where performances can be watched and listened to online, there’s nothing like seeing and hearing your favorite tunes sung live.
Meet Vanya, Sonia and Masha. Three siblings, all with the same DNA and, seemingly, the same upbringing by the same set of parents. All three have hopes and dreams and desires to do great things.
A community theater’s board of directors has cut ties with the troupe’s longtime artistic director in a bid to save money, according to the board’s chairman.
If you were a teenager around 1980, Kansas wasn’t the type of rock band that would get you girls or make you cool in your school’s smoke hall. (Yes, my school had a smoke hall.) Pretty girls didn’t listen to Kansas. Neither did cool kids, and if they did, they’d never admit it.
The Chinese New Year festivities on Feb. 27 at the Berman Museum will offer not only an up-close way to understand the country’s customs and culture, it will be a hands-on opportunity to get involved in China’s most important tradition.
In preparing for the role of Anne Sullivan, the governess of Helen Keller, in the CAST community theater production of "The Miracle Worker," you might think that you’d need to know how to be composed, deliberate and firm in your temperament.
Witness 4 Him, a local gospel group, was recently presented a resolution, sponsored by State Senator Gerald Dial of Lineville and passed by the Senate, for winning the 2015 International Group of the Year award from the North American Country Music Association, International.
We all have that one artist whose voice, no matter where we are or what we’re doing, takes us to another place and time, giving us the ability to deal with whatever moment we are in.
Disney’s "The Lion King" is a showcase for creative energy: dramatic facial expressions and high-wattage personalities in its main animal characters; bursts of color in the lush African landscape; memorable songs that have become embedded in American culture.