Selected Community Events
SEACT Presents Les Miserables
Dothan Opera House
In its 40th Anniversary year, SEACT marks the occasion with this challenging production, filled with local talent on stage, back stage, and in the orchestra pit. Les Misérables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The modern classic is based on Victor Hugo’s novel, and features one of the most memorable scores of all time.
With more than 80 on stage, 16 in the orchestra, and another 50 volunteers back stage and off stage, Les Misérables is one of the largest undertakings by SEACT in its history. Each performance runs 2 hours, 45 minutes with one intermission. SEACT considers the content “PG-13.” The show includes mild language and adult situations.
Tickets are available online at www.SEACT.com or by contacting the Dothan Civic Center Box Office (334) 615-3175. The box office is open 8:30 – 4:30 PM weekdays, and located on the second floor of the Dothan Civic Center. Tickets are $25 for adults and $23 for students/seniors 65+/military with ID. Performances are at 7:00 PM Mar. 9-14 and 2:00 PM Mar. 14-15. The lobby opens at 6:00 PM with tickets on sale if the performance is not sold out. Reserved seating begins at 6:30 PM.
Jennifer Love Doherty
Southeast Alabama Community Theatre
Office Hours 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM weekdays
Second Annual Mural City Art Walk
Foster Street, Dothan, AL
The Murals of the Wiregrass board is proud to present the Second Annual Mural City Art Walk. This event will be hosted on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 in beautiful downtown Dothan. Attendees will be treated to a variety of artists set up along the 100 block of Foster Street from 10am to 4pm.
This family-friendly event will showcase the talents of all artistic mediums from local artists, as well as artists from all over the Southeast. All art will be available for purchase, and entertainment will be aplenty with performances by local theater groups, dance groups, musicians, and even a live mural painting.
We are still accepting applications from artists on our website www.muralcityartwalk.com and would like to invite all artists to participate. All artists will be invited to celebrate the day with a closing reception at the Loft on Foster, which will feature live entertainment, food and more.
Mural City Art Walk Chairman, Susan Herring, states, “The Mural City Art Walk is a ‘can’t miss’ event for Dothan. It is the perfect showcase of our local, talented artists and I can not wait to find some new art pieces for my home.” Ms. Herring encourages all of Dothan to come out and support this event again this year.
All proceeds from the event will go to benefit the Murals of the Wiregrass, which proudly maintains all the murals throughout Dothan.
Contact: Susan Herring, 334.603.ARTY(2789)
The Hallelujah Girls
Wallace Community College, Dothan Alabama
Join Wallace Community College’s Fine Arts department as they present the joyful, side-splitting comedy, The Hallelujah Girls.
After the recent death of a friend, the feisty females of Eden Falls, Georgia, decide there is no time like the present to pursue unfulfilled dreams. So, they convert an abandoned church into a day spa. They find it hard to pursue their dreams when the mundane details of their daily lives and old rivalries get in the way.
Don’t miss this show April 2-3, at 7:00 p.m. in Bencze Theatre, on the Wallace Dothan campus. Tickets can be purchased at www.wallace.edu or at the box office one hour prior to the show. $5.00 for general admission and $3.00 student admission. If you require accommodations under ADA, please contact Dr. Thomas Maple at 334-556-2616 at least two weeks prior to the show. This show will make you laugh out loud and shout, “Hallelujah!”
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
Enterprise High School Performing Arts Center
Boisterous Fun & Romance!
Brings Back the Glory Days of the Movie Musical!
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story of Millie, a young bride living in the 1850’s Oregon wilderness, who plans to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to ensure the success of her own marriage. The plan backfires when the brothers kidnap six women from a neighboring town to be their brides. This musical performance is all boisterous fun and romance. “Goin’ courting” has never been as rambunctious as in this rip-roaring stage version that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical.
TICKETS - In advance: adult ($25), student ($20).
At the door: adult (30), student ($23)
Information: 334-406-ARTS (2787)
Celtic Woman 10th Anniversary Tour
Dothan Civic Center
Dothan, AL – Feb. 9, 2015 - Irish music sensation Celtic Woman returns to North America in 2015 for a concert tour celebrating the group’s 10th anniversary. The 10th Anniversary World Tour offers a one-of-a-kind concert experience celebrating a decade of timeless music and dance from the Emerald Isles. The tour recently kicked off in Dublin, Ireland, and will travel across Europe, the US, Australia and United Kingdom. The North American leg launches in Syracuse, NY on March 6, 2015, and will visit more than 80 cities through the end of June.
Celtic Woman will preform at the Dothan Civic Center on Friday, April 10th at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now and are available at the Dothan Civic Center Box Office, online at www.etix.com or charge by phone at (334) 615-3175. Ticket prices range from $29 - $99.
Sep 26, 2015 10am-6pm
Houston County Farm Center, Dothan
The 4th annual Oktoberfest and barbecue competition, PorktoberQue, will again be held the last weekend of September at the Houston County Farm Center in Dothan. The event features BBQ teams competing for $7700.00 in prize money under KCBS (Kansas City Barbecue Society) sanctioning and also promotes a German-style Oktoberfest. There are two stages featuring both polka music and contemporary music, an indoor biergarten, a "man cave" with TV’s for watching your favorite football games, a cornhole tournament, free bounce houses for the kids to play on, shopping with vendors and many food-related activities. For more information please visit our website www.PorktoberQue.com or call (334) 699-1475.