This program has been made possible by grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Producers: Jim Gordy & Sandra Taylor

WORLD PREMIERE!
December 8 to December 17, 2016

Love is a Blue Tick Hound

by Audrey Cefaly

An evening of one-acts by Alabama playwright Audrey Cefaly (THE GULF, MAYTAG VIRGIN). Each story explores the universal question of what it means to be alive and longing.​

  • Thu-Sat @ 8:00 pm | Sun @ 2:30 pm

  • Post-Show Author Talkbacks: 

    • Friday, December 9

    • Saturday, December 10

  • Tickets  $25

  • Opening night post-show wine and nibbles

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Audrey Cefaly is a Southern writer whose work draws inspiration from her home state of Alabama and the Gulf Coast region. Her work is finely tuned to the colorful voices and stories of working class people and seeks to explore the human condition through intimate character‐driven vignettes expressly designed and edited to effect a cathartic release for the viewer.

 

Cefaly is a recipient of a grant from the Boomerang Fund for Artists as well as the Maryland State Arts Council.

Audrey Cefaly Playwright

Her play THE GULF  won the 40th Annual Samuel French OOB Festival. Its full length adaptation (Recipient of the 2016 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award)  will receive its world premeiere at Signature Theatre, Arlington, VA, in September of 2016 (directed by Joe Calarco). 

 

Her new play ALABASTER will be workshopped in October at Signature Theatre and Theater Alliance

 

In 2015, Cefaly directed the world premiere of her Southern drama MAYTAG VIRGIN as part of the inaugural Women’s Voices Theatre Festival.

 

Cefaly is a member of the New Play Exchange, the Playwrights' Center and the Dramatists Guild. 

SEASON 31 OPENING NIGHT RECEPTIONS SPONSORED BY
Michael J. Freeman  (in honor of his wife's birthday)

Mary Anne Freeman

Terrific New Theatre's Mission Statement

​The mission of Terrific New Theatre is to promote the presence of non-profit community theatre in Birmingham, Alabama, and the surrounding region, through presentation of a distinctive season of high-quality contemporary programs. In addition, TNT will act as a showcase for local talent and as a workshop/lab where theatre folk can experience hands-on participation.