2019 Musical

Directed by Lucy Lunsford

Performances:
Thursday-Saturday July 18-20 and July 25-27, 7 pm
Sunday July 21 and July 28, 2 pm

All seats are $15; tickets may be reserved by calling the LAC office at (205) 699-1892. You can pay by cash, check, or credit card at the door.

ESTHER is a fresh and exciting musical based on the story of an orphaned Jewish girl who becomes Queen of Persia. After Esther discovers that her people are to be annihilated, decreed by her husband the king, she is forced to face difficult and frightening circumstances, with the survival of her entire race seemingly on her shoulders. Told with humor and pathos, the show has generated enthusiasm wherever it has been performed. Everyone loves the music and the characters; come see for yourself!  

Auditions for 2019 Musical

Directed by Lucy Lunsford

Auditions: 
Friday, May 31 – 7pm-9pm
Saturday, June 1 – 11am-1pm

Performances:
Thursday-Saturday July 18-20 and July 25-27, 7 pm
Sunday July 21 and July 28, 2 pm

ESTHER
is a fresh and exciting musical based on the story of an orphaned Jewish girl who becomes Queen of Persia. After Esther discovers that her people are to be annihilated, decreed by her husband the king, she is forced to face difficult and frightening circumstances, with the survival of her entire race seemingly on her shoulders. Told with humor and pathos, the show has generated enthusiasm wherever it has been performed. Everyone loves the music and the characters. If you’re interested in performing, come out on Friday and Saturday, May 31 or June 1, and audition for the show!

Roles available for ages 13 and up. Character descriptions available below. A few non-speaking roles available for children age 6-12.
Please prepare 16 bars of a Broadway musical type song. Resume and headshot not required. You will be photographed at the audition. After everyone has sung we will do cold readings from the script.
For previews of the songs / original production trailer visit www.EstherMusical.org

Download character descriptions


Thank You!

THANK YOU PATRONS of THE LEEDS ARTS COUNCIL! 

The Dolores Hydock presentation of “Soldiers in Greasepaint,” which was accompanied by The Birmingham Harmony Belles, was a huge success!  The audience of over 100 enjoyed an extremely entertaining evening listening to a master orator bring the USO story alive.  The Birmingham Harmony Belles added a sense of realism with their beautiful renditions of the Andrew’s Sisters classics hits. 

A special thanks to all those who contributed to our HVAC fund.  We hope to see you again soon at the Leeds Theater & Arts Center – A Fun Place to Be!  

String Theory – November 11, 2018

Leeds Arts Council presents String Theory on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2 pm at the Leeds Theater and Arts Center, downtown Leeds.  Tickets are $15.

String Theory, formerly known as Blue Galaxy String Project, is an instrumental pop group formed in 2005 that plays an eclectic mix of originals and modern pop songs arranged for string quartet plus acoustic bass and drums. The group is comprised of six conservatory trained musicians representing Northwestern University, University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Indiana University, University of Alabama and Davidson College.  The musicians are united by a common passion to expand their musical repertoire beyond the traditional roles of the string quartet.

Musicians are Caroline Nordlund and Pei-Ju Wu violins; Melanie Rodgers, viola; Sam Nordlund, cello; Abe Becker, bass; Michael Glaser, drums.

Arrangements of music are from many different sources including band members.  The group prides itself on performing music from every genre.

Mac & Moss Combo

Join us on March 17 at 7:00 pm to enjoy the music of the Mac and Moss Combo, including the standard jazz tunes from the “Great American Songbook” such as Blue Moon, Moonglow, All of Me, Moon River, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, and Satin Doll.

The Mac and Moss Combo features Nancy McLemore on vocals, Mike Moss on guitar, Jon Ford on bass and Don Wendorf on drums.

Tickets are $10.00. For reservations call 205-699-1892 and leave a message after the beep including your name and phone number and the number of tickets you need. Someone will return your call to confirm your reservation. Reservations are not required. Let us know if special seating is required.

The audience is invited to sing along, dance, or just sit back, relax, and listen to these favorites.