Artist Grady Sue Saxon – Opening Reception – August 2, 2015

The Leeds Arts Council, Inc. will honor artist Dr. Grady Sue Saxon with an opening  reception on Sunday, August 2, 2015, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  The public is invited to meet the artist and enjoy her beautiful photographs, paintings, … Continue reading

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Into the Woods opens on July 10

into-the-woodsJuly 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 @ 7:00 pm  July 12, 19, 26 @ 2:00 pm                     Tickets $15                              Reservations are recommended.             More information

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Artist Charles L. Smith Opening Reception – July 5, 2015

Smith-2015-07-2crThe Leeds Arts Council, Inc. will honor artist Charles L. Smith (Charlie) with an opening reception on Sunday, July 5, 2015, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  The public is invited to meet the artist and view his beautiful oil paintings and photos and models of his amazing sculptural works  There is no charge.

Most of Charlie’s paintings are realistic and feature a variety of subjects – landscapes, water, sky, still life, and more than a few “critters.”  The photos and models will feature three of his military sculptural works.

For more information, visit Artist Reception


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Brandi Overbeck performs “Streisand” – June 20, 2015


The Leeds Arts Council is proud to announce the appearance of Brandi Overbeck performing “Streisand” on June 20 at 7:00 pm.  Brandi performed last year at our annual fashion show and we are pleased that she is returning with the music of Barbara Streisand.

Tickets are $10.00.  Reservations are not necessary but if you want to make reservations call 205-699-1892. Please leave your name, number of tickets you need, and a phone number. Speak slowly.

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Artist Deb Gregory Opening Reception – June 7, 2015

Sunday, June 7, 2015, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Deb Gregory will exhibit her breath-taking photographs of eagles in the gallery of the Leeds Theatre & Arts Center in June. The public is invited to the reception on June 7 to meet the … Continue reading

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Godspell, Jr. – June 1-5

godspellA one-week summer camp for students in rising grades 2-12. June 1-5, from 9 am to 5 pm each day. Performances on June 5 at 7 pm; and two performances on Saturday June 6 at 2 pm and 7 pm. Show will be GODSPELL JR. directed by Mike Bridges, award-winning drama teacher from Our Lady of the Valley Catholic School.

For more information, see For the Kids

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Auditions for “Into the Woods” – May 16 @ 1:30pm

Auditions for the summer musical, “Into the Woods,” will be held on May 16, 2015, from 1:30 until 4:30 at the Leeds Theatre and Arts Center,  8140 Parkway Drive in downtown Leeds.

The show will be directed by Cliff Keen, Jr., with Shane Champion as the Musical Director.

Show dates are July 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, and 25 at 7:00 pm.

Sunday shows are July 12, 19 and 26 at 2:00 pm.

Rehearsals will begin the week of May 25 and will generally be Monday through Saturday, though not every night.  Be prepared to rehearse on Saturday afternoons.

Those auditioning will need to prepare 16 bars of music. Please bring your sheet music with you. You will be required to sing with the accompianist. No acapella auditions. No singing with CD’s. Please be adequately prepared for the audition. Thank you!

If you have any questions call Cliff at 205-641-0975.

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Leeds Community Chorus – May 16 at 7pm & May 17 at 2pm – $5

2015 spring concert

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Artist Esther Levy – Opening Reception – Sunday, May 3, 2015 – 1:30-3:30 pm

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Esther Levy is interested in many types of media.  She uses them all and may even use a variety in one art piece.  Most of her work contains paintings of women,  She feels there is a natural connection that all … Continue reading

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“Play On” April 17, 18, 24, 25 at 7:00 pm & April 19, 26 at 2:00 pm

A hilarious story of a theatre group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty authoress who keeps revising the script. Act I is a rehearsal of the dreadful show. Act II is the near disastrous dress rehearsal and the final act is the actual performance in which anything that can go wrong does. When the authoress decides to give a speech on the state of the modern theatre during the curtain calls, the audience is treated to a madcap climax to a thoroughly hilarious romp. Even the sound effects reap their share of laughter.

The cast is:

Aggie Manville (stage manager and prompter) – Katy Walker

Gerry Dunbar (the community theatre director) – Cliff Keen, Jr.

Henry Benish (“Lord Dudley” – a character actor) – Scott Nesmith

Polly Benish (“Lady Margaret” – a character actress) – Debbie Morgette

Marla “Smitty” Smith (“Doris the maid” – a supporting player) – Victoria Boyce

Saul Watson (“Doctor Rex Forbes – a Villain) – David Bowman

Billy Carewe (“Stephen Sellers”- a Juvenile) – Thomas Shaw

Violet Imbry (“Diana Lassiter” – an Ingenue) – Ashley Richardson

Louise Peary – (a sound and lighting and scenic tech) – Alec Beiswenger

Phyllis Montague – (a novice playwright) – Salena Whalen-Stalker 

Reservations are not required but for more information please call the office at 205-699-1892. To leave a message press one and begin speaking after the beep.  Leave your name, phone number, the number of tickets you need and the date of the play you wish to attend. Please speak slowly. You may pay at the door – cash, check or credit card.

The theatre is handicapped accessible.

Come join us for a hilarious evening!!!

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