200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

UA Theatre & Dance actors, directed by Kelley Schoger, will present a staged reading of the Fried Green Tomatoes screenplay on Sunday, April 7, 2019, in the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center at 2 p.m. with doors opening to the Center and the adjoining UA Gallery at 1 p.m. Admission is free. A cash bar will be provided. The reading with projected images from the film is being performed by UA Theatre & Dance with the exclusive permissions of Alabama author Fannie Flagg and Universal Pictures.  This Alabama Live Read is endorsed by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission and Tuscaloosa 200 as an affiliated event. Any use of the attached materials including the press release in your publication, arts calendar or social media will be appreciated. Photos of the UA cast and the film’s cast (credit: Alamy Images) are also attached for your use.



William Gantt

Arts Management Dept.
UA Theatre & Dance