Theatre, comedy, art and Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters

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Friday

The Marvelous Marvelous at ASF

Now through June 26 at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, this Off-Broadway hit takes us to Springfield High School’s 1958 prom, where we meet and learn about the lives and loves of Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy: four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. When the Wonderettes reunite to perform at their 10-year reunion, we learn about the ups and downs the girls have had over the past decade and are thrilled to find that no matter what life throws at them, they will overcome it together. Featuring over 30 classic hits from the 50s and 60s including ‘Lollipop’, ‘Dream Lover’ and ‘Lipstick on Your Collar’. asf.net.

The Journey to Bountiful

Wetumpka Depot presents The Trip to Bountiful.

As part of the 42nd season, the Wetumpka Depot presents The Trip to Bountiful by Horton Foote. Bountiful follows the heartwarming journey of Carrie Watts, a widow who escapes the confines of her son’s cramped urban apartment to make one final trip to her former home in the small Texas town of Bountiful. Show dates Thursday through Saturday until June 11 at 7:30 p.m. There is a matinee on Sunday, June 5 at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at Wetumpkadepot.com or by sending a check to WDP PO Box 1031, Wetumpka, Al 36092 or at the door. Tickets are $15. Ticket questions can also be emailed to [email protected] The Wetumpka Depot Theater is located at 300 S Main St in historic downtown Wetumpka.

Saturday

Theo Von at MPAC

Theo Von is at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center on Saturday.

Comedian, actor and writer Theo Von heads to the Montgomery Performing Arts Center Saturday at 7 p.m. with his “Return of the Rat Tour.” Tickets cost between $39.50 and $79.50 and are available at mpaconline.org. Theo’s podcast, This Past Weekend, is one of the top comedy podcasts, garnering 5 million plays per month on audio alone. Theo has an upcoming “Regular People” Netflix special coming October 19th. Theo has appeared numerous times on Joe Rogan’s podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, regularly on Joey Diaz’s The Church of What’s Happening Now, and was voted guest of the year on The Fighter and The Kid by TFATK listeners. in 2017 and 2018. Previously, Theo was the host of Howie Mandel’s EP Howie Mandel’s TBS hidden camera show Deal With It, which ran for three seasons. He also hosted Yahoo’s popular daily recap show, Primetime in No Time, one of the most-watched shows on the web with nearly a million views per day. Theo also made guest appearances on Inside Amy Schumer, Why? with Hannibal Buress, Arsenio, Last Comic Standing, won Comedy Central’s Reality Bites Back and Live at Gotham.

Free breakfast for bikers

Harley-Davidson of Montgomery is hosting a free Bikers and Breakfast on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. 655 N. Eastern Blvd. This takes place on the first Saturday of each month.

DJ Tre Blues and Soul Saturday

Harley-Davidson Montgomery hosts DJ Tre Live Soul and Blues on Saturday. Free food and music, plus gift cards. 655 N. Eastern Blvd.

Art+Lettres: Do not move

Join the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts on Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. for Art+Letters: Hold Still. In this groundbreaking book, a unique interplay of story and image, Mann’s preoccupation with family, race, mortality, and the fabled landscape of the American South is revealed to be almost genetically predetermined, inscribed in his DNA by the family history that precedes it.

Capturing roses with Laura Bocquin

Join the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for Capturing Roses with Laura Bocquin. Laura, local artist and flower enthusiast, will guide participants through the charm of fresh roses to capture unique visions with pencils, watercolors and acrylic paints. Material included in the price of the course. Seating is limited, so register early to claim your spot! $50 for the course, members get 25% off

Sunday

Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters at MPAC

Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters perform at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center on Sunday.

Tickets range from $12 to $47 and are available at mpaconline.org for Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters on Sundays at 7 p.m. Formed in 2007, The Boxmasters have recorded an impressive and diverse catalog of music that touches on their love of a wide range of influences, but most importantly, 1960s rock and roll. Listening to The Boxmasters, one can hear obvious odes to the Beatles, the Byrds and the Beach Boys, but also important to The Boxmasters are The Mothers of Invention, Kris Kristofferson, John Prine and Big Star. Since the formation of The Boxmasters, several longtime friends have contributed to the band’s sound, but the core of The Boxmasters has always been Andrew and Thornton. As primary songwriters, the Boxmasters’ sound has evolved as the duo constantly strive to find new inspirations, new sounds and new ways to express what’s in their hearts and minds. spirit. But at the heart, there is a backbeat, meaningful lyrics and emotionally played music. As a touring band, The Boxmasters cultivated a rabid cult fanbase across the United States and Canada. Opening for ZZ Top, Steve Miller, George Thorogood and Kid Rock The Boxmasters proved to win over a large following. As a headliner, frequent stops in Kansas City at “Knuckleheads”, Springfield, Illinois at “Boondocks” and “Merrimack Hall” in Huntsville, Alabama showed a dedicated but ever-growing following. Two appearances at Levon Helm’s “Midnight Ramble” in Woodstock, New York were standout performances for the band, as well as the “Ramble at The Ryman” which Levon hosted in 2008. The Boxmasters performed on “The Grand Ole Opry” in 2015, another in a growing resume of must-see venues.

Verde Summer Sunday Brunch

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Join the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts and Cafe Verde on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the Verde Summer Sunday Brunch. Join Nick and Davena Jernigan for a summer brunch. Limited places. The menu and reservations are available online.

The Outpouring Worship Event at the Riverwalk Amphitheater

The Outpouring returns to the Riverwalk Amphitheater on Sunday, an evening of prayer, worship, music and dancing.

Come to the Riverwalk Amphitheater in Montgomery on Sundays from 4-7 p.m. for The Outpouring: Worship on the River. Don’t miss this spirit-filled showcase presented by Hearts & Heels, Sunday Morning Gospel and WVAS.

This free event will feature live prayer and worship from pastors and worship singers throughout the tri-county area. This is a unified, interfaith worship event that will bring all believers together in one place to experience the outpouring and power of the Holy Spirit. The evening will begin at 4 p.m. with intercessory prayer, followed by a festive night of worship.

Bring your garden chairs and blankets. There will be food vendors, prayers and praises on the river.

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