Starring Tony Grant of Tyler Perry’s the Marriage Counselor, Shirley Murdock and Gary “Lil G” Jenkins of the Platinum selling R&B group Silk.
Sunday, October 21, 2012 – Doors open at 5:30pm, pre-show at 6:30pm, showtime at 7:30pm.
The Boutwell Auditorium – 1930 Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard Drive – Birmingham, Alabama.
Purchase for only $20 tickets online at www.magiccitytix.com or at the Theater Box Office.
Also plan to attend the Official After Party and Birthday Bash for leading man Tony Grant at Jazz Underground! Free admission for all ticket holders! Jazz Underground is located at 2012 Magnolia Avenue in Five Points South.
Encore Performance this Sunday! Marc Raby’s These Three Words Stage Play starring Chris Coleman, Alvin Garrett, MeMe Williams, Isis Jones and DJ Strick
Don’t miss the Encore Performance of Marc Raby’s These Three Words this Sunday only!
Marc Raby’s These 3 Words A Stage Play starring Chris Coleman, Alvin Garrett, MeMe Williams, Isis Jones, LP Like Paul and DJ Strick taking place July 29 – 31, 2012 at the Harrison Theatre on the Campus of Samford university.
Limited seating and tickets are only $25.00
Tickets are available online and preferred seating options are available at www.these3words.eventbrite.com.
Birmingham, AL – A dash of soul, a mixing of genres, and a full serving of entertainment; are the ingredients that make up Birmingham native Marc Raby’s new on stage drama “Baby, Ain’t No Way!”. The show is the latest in the playwright’s collection of productions and it will take the stage at the Historic Alabama Theater on October 2, 2011.
Among the show’s current cast is Pastor Mike McClure Jr, a local pastor in the Metropolitan Birmingham Area. McClure has risen to a place of notoriety himself as pastor of one of the fastest growing churches in the southeast. He is noted for his blockbuster benevolence within the community as well as his presentation of practical teaching and cutting edge outreach, an approach that has garnered a membership of more than 4,000 members within 24 months. “My desire is always to connect with those who have a heart to support, uplift and give real direction to God’s people”, states PMJ as he is affectionately known by his congregation, “Marc’s a great friend that consistently manages to reach and teach God’s people through theater and its always in an exciting and entertaining way. Sometimes it takes more than the written or preached word of God and I’m honored be in the midst”.
Raby’s style of theater has often been likened to that of well-known theater producer Tyler Perry. Raby counts the comparison as a remarkable honor, noting that Perry’s contribution to the gospel theater world has tremendously aided in its reach to mainstream America. Raby has certainly garnered a fan base of his own, since his 2004 production of “Love Shouldn’t Hurt So Bad”, followed by his most recent success “He’s Not The Man I Married” starring R&B Sensation Chico Debarge. “ For some the platform is found behind a pulpit, mine is a pen” states Raby. According to Raby, his latest production of “Baby, Ain’t No Way!” is a depiction of a family with issues left unspoken and unresolved, he states “it’s a blend of story lines that all share a common thread, a need to resolve an array of hurts and misunderstandings through communication ”.
In a season seemingly filled with on stage productions, Raby seems undeterred by the other productions that are slated to take place in the city of Birmingham in the coming months, including a new production from Tyler Perry. “Maybe I should be concerned about ticket sales for us; of course our production and promotional budget doesn’t compare” states Raby “we’ve got a story to tell that’s filled with great ministry and awesome performers and we will tell it whether there is one person present or two-thousand…it’s what we do”. Raby goes on to say “There are a few major bombs dropped in this show that I’ve found that many have been faced with and this is an opportunity to speak of it, be aware of it and to aid in the process of moving forward from it”.
The “Baby, Ain’t No Way!” ensemble is comprised of homegrown actors, as Raby’s productions’ often are, however he will include R&B Singer Gary ‘Lil G’ Jenkins of the Platinum recording group Silk. Jenkins is no stranger to the stage, he has appeared in numerous nationally touring stage plays including Fake Friends, Perilous Times, Secret Lovers, Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Family Reunion, What Men Don’t Tell and Whatever She Wants.
Raby added “Playing at the Alabama Theater is both special and exciting for me. This is where I saw my very first gospel stage play with my aunt.” The show was “Mama I’m Sorry”, a show written by Michael Matthews, known as the Godfather of the gospel musical. Raby hopes to make an indelible impression with his October 2nd showing of “Baby, Ain’t No Way!” just as Matthews left a life changing impression with him. When asked what the audience should expect at the production, Raby replied, “This is going to be great! As long as God is in the plans, great things are always in the results.
“Baby, Ain’t No Way!”
1817 3rd Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Sunday, October 02, 2011 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CT)
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