Arts, Music & Entertainment in Montgomery

Arts, Music & Entertainment in MontgomeryAside from its tasty food and very obvious hospitality, Montgomery is a city that is home to an always-exciting arts, music and entertainment scene. Everything from great stage shows to graceful ballets to amazing live bands delight audiences and keep them coming back for more. So whatever you're looking to do tonight, you're sure to find something great to see and hear when you find yourself in the middle of the arts, music and entertainment scene in Montgomery.

These days, going to the movies for entertainment feels more like going to the mall with a bunch of teenagers. Thankfully, Montgomery's Capri Theatre offers you a chance to have a truly classic movie experience. This vintage theater dates back to 1941 and stood as the city's first neighborhood theater. It is located in historic Cloverdale and has the distinction of being Montgomery's only independent cinema. Foreign films, underground titles and the occasional classic are screened regularly.

Address: 1045 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106 - MAP
Phone: (334) 262-4858
Web: www.capritheatre.org

Take in an evening of great music and masterful moves when you check out a performance at the Alabama Dance Theatre. Founded in 1986, this group puts on a variety of performances that include both classical and contemporary works. Make sure to check the entertainment schedule for various major productions throughout the year as well as the highly popular summer schedule.

Address: 1018 Madison Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104 - MAP
Phone: (334) 241-2590
Web: www.alabamadancetheatre.com

An evening of true classics awaits you when you take your seat to enjoy a performance from the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. The group began as a community orchestra in 1976 and has since grown into the impressive musical entity it is today. The symphony has a full entertainment schedule all year long that includes various pops concerts, fellowship recitals, performances with guest musicians as well as seasonal presentations.

Address: PO Box 1864, Montgomery, AL 36102
Phone: (334) 240-4004
Web: www.montgomerysymphony.org

From the graceful moves of the performers to the bold theatrics of the accompanying music, you will enjoy the various aspects of ballet when you experience an evening of entertainment with the Montgomery Ballet, Montgomery's official performing dance company. In addition to presenting various productions throughout the year, the Montgomery Ballet is also a school that trains young, talented dancers and grooms them for a place on the company's prestigious stage. So whether you are new to the art of dance or are a seasoned lover of this graceful means of expression, the Montgomery Ballet's dedication to excellence in ballet will not disappoint.

Address: 2101 Eastern Blvd, Suite 223, Montgomery, AL 36117 - MAP
Phone: (334) 409-0522
Web: www.montgomeryballet.org

It doesn't matter if it's a Broadway-style production, a dramatic play or a contemporary concert - if it's must-see entertainment, there's a good chance it is happening on the stage of the Montgomery Performing Arts Centre. This state-of-the-art facility features dazzling lighting, amazing acoustics and comfortably seats an audience of 1,800. Make sure to check the website regularly for an updated schedule of all of the upcoming performances and ticket information. You definitely don't want to miss the next big show at this highly-regarded venue.

Address: 201 Tallapoosa Street, Montgomery, AL 36104 - MAP
Phone: (334) 481-5100
Web: www.mpaconline.org

There's nothing like a live theatrical performance that allows you to get close to the action. When you see a show at the Cloverdale Playhouse, that's just what you'll get. The Cloverdale is Montgomery's only entertainment venue that celebrates the art of community theater. In addition to a regular schedule of productions, the Cloverdale Playhouse also stages various children's theater productions as well as various other forms of performing arts.

Address: 960 Cloverdale Road, Montgomery, AL 36106 - MAP
Phone: (334) 294-4390
Web: www.cloverdaleplayhouse.org