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More than 35 music students and guest performers will tell the story of shepherd boy Amahl, who sees an enormous star and is met with regal visitors bearing gifts. The production features a full set, orchestra, costumes and more.
Theatre UAB alumnus Luke Harlan, newly graduated from Yale School of Drama, returns to direct a provocative play that examines gender and power through the lens of the 17th century witchcraft trials in England.
The Alys Stephens Center show provides an intimate portrait of military families both during deployment and after. Noah Galloway, Dr. Richard E. Powers, Susan Robinson and Matt Bein will discuss the challenges of military service in a post-show panel.
The Buenos Aires Tango Company, Estampas Porteñas, presents its newest production, “Deseos … Stories of Longing and Desire Told Through Argentine Tango and Music.”
For the first time, former students of Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman will join world-class pianists for this series, bookended by Eric Zuber and Esther Park.
The Alys Stephens Center welcomes Del McCoury and David “Dawg” Grisman, who have been playing music together for decades. In 2012, they released “Hardcore Bluegrass,” a unique collection of bluegrass classics.
From a comedy show with Quincy Jones to a Green and Gold Game and Blazer Fan Fest and Walk with a full halftime show from the Marching Blazers, Homecoming 2016 at UAB is happening.
In this zany, Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, a wacky family finds their routine disrupted when a daughter brings her fiancé and his wealthy Wall Street family to dinner.
A longtime Alys Stephens Center favorite, David Sedaris is among the select performers chosen to return for the center’s celebratory 20th anniversary season.
Known for their incredible re-creations of some of classic rock’s biggest albums, Black Jacket Symphony will bring to life David Bowie’s seminal concept album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.”
Alys Stephens Center’s GlobalFest offers free lectures at noon daily Oct. 3-5, and free Latin dance lessons and an outdoor concert and dance party with Tiempo Libre on Oct. 6.
Kevin Spencer, a world-renowned illusionist, is a leading authority on the therapeutic use of magic tricks in special education and rehabilitation. His free Alys Stephens Center show is also a sensory-friendly performance.
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents powerful and provocative BANDALOOP in residence for a free inside/outside performance.
The UAB Department of Music presents student and faculty performances, the UAB Piano Series with Eric Zuber, UAB Gospel Choir, Chamber Music @ AEIVA, UAB Opera and more.

To celebrate the center’s first 20 years, and in preparation for the next decade, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center builds a new vision for the arts in Birmingham.

Registration is open for a new fall session of classes at ArtPlay, the Alys Stephens Center’s home for arts education for all ages on the UAB campus.
LOCAL is a free event designed to share the best of Alabama, outdoors on the ASC’s Engel Plaza. Shop, eat, visit and listen to music — it’s a perfect event for families, groups and anyone who calls Alabama home.
The production includes radio interviews restaged as dance pieces, plus stories from the lives of each of the three performers. The result is a funny, lively and heartfelt evening of dance and stories.
Babyface, “The Story Behind the Songs” will bring together musical reminiscences from throughout his career with behind-the-scenes anecdotes, along with hit music.
Enjoy uniquely Brazilian popular music, with hors d’oeuvres and beverages, in the intimate parlor of the Alys Stephens Center’s historic ArtPlay house.
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