2018 Fall Season

2018 Fall Season

The Songs of Billy Joel
Friday, October 26
Saturday, October 27
7:00 pm
All Seats $25

Michael Cavanaugh is “The New Voice of the American Rock & Roll Songbook” according to Billboard Magazine. This charismatic performer and musician gained universal critical acclaim for his piano/lead vocal in the hit Broadway musical MOVIN’ OUT. Handpicked by Billy Joel to star in the Tony Award winning musical that features his music, Cavanaugh evokes a style rivaling the ‘Piano Man’ himself, and gave over 1200 performances in the role over a 3-year run. No one can do the iconic songs of Billy Joel like Michael Cavanaugh, period! Alabama and Auburn have this weekend off – Perfect timing to catch a concert you will never forget.

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James Gregory
The Funniest Man in America
Saturday, November 17
7 pm
All Seats $23

Finally, everyone’s favorite comedian is back at The Ritz. James Gregory creates his signature evening of non-stop laughter with a wry sense of the absurd, a
heavy Southern accent and universal storytelling. The ridiculous, the common and sometimes even the simplest event all become hilarious in the hands of a master. By refusing the vulgar and profane, Gregory focuses on simpler times before the loss of common sense. Be prepared for some rib-tickling reflection on life from the front porch. James Gregory is a national treasure!

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Black Jacket Symphony
Queen’s
A Night at the Opera
Featuring Marc Martel
Friday, January 4
Saturday, January 5
7 pm
Adult $20, Student $18

After some 13 different classic rock albums recreated in over 25 concerts at The Ritz over the last five years, this is our first Black Jacket Symphony encore – but for good reason. Black Jacket’s
‘A Night at the Opera’ concert features a phenomenal talent on the Freddie Mercury vocals, Mark Martel. Martel is on the verge of international acclaim due to the November 2018 release of the major motion picture BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, about Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury. Martel recorded the song voiceovers for actor Ramey Malek, who plays the Mercury character. Absolutely no voice in the world comes as close to Mercury’s iconic sound than that of Mark Martel, who recorded the soundtrack at Abbey Road Studios in London. Act quickly, tickets to this breathtaking concert experience will go fast.

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Menopause
The Musical
Friday, January 25, 7 pm
Saturday, January 26, 2:30 p.m. Matinee
Saturday, January 26, 7 p.m.
7 pm
All Seats $28

COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD!
Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s,
‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles. See what millions of women worldwide have been  laughing about for 17 years! It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!

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Spring  2018 Film Series

All tickets $6

CASABLANCA
Thurs & Fri, Mar. 15-16, 7 pm

The Ritz joins in the 75th Anniversary celebration of one of the most critically acclaimed and beloved motion pictures ever made. The iconic film stars Hollywood Golden Era legends Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Claude Raines. Everyone has a date with fate in Casablanca.

FENCES
Thurs & Fri, April 19-20, 7 pm

Based on the 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play by August Wilson, this critically acclaimed 2017 film was produced and directed by Denzel Washington, who also stars in the movie along with Viola Davis, who won an Oscar for her powerful performance. Both Washington and Davis reprised their roles from the Tony Award winning Broadway play for the film.

LA LA LAND
Thurs & Fri May 10-11, 7 pm

The 2017 hit movie that brought big-time, award winning musicals back into vogue, and grossed $445 million world-wide in the process. The film won six Oscars, stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, and explores the joy and pain of pursuing your dreams. Let’s hear it for “City of Stars.”


This Season

$3 service charge on all credit card charges

2018 FRIENDS of The Ritz Campaign – Tax-deductible FRIENDS membership contributions are a critical funding source for The Ritz as a nonprofit regional performing arts and event center. FRIENDS contributions help underwrite expenses of first-class professional shows and maintain affordable ticket prices. Most importantly, FRIENDS funding help fund Ritz arts education initiatives with areas schools that impacts over 5,000 students each school year. FRIENDS benefits include priority seating with timely ticket orders, public recognition by name in all show playbills, along with an annual social event. 2018 FRIENDS membership contribution may be conveniently added to your Spring 2018 Season ticket order form. Annual membership levels are: $50 Individual/Family Friend, $100 Special Friend, $200 Friend Extraordinaire, $500 Ritz Benefactor, $1000 Ritz Legacy Patron. Of course any preferred gift level will be greatly appreciated.

Tickets by Mail: P.O Box 228, Talladega 35161 • Tickets by Phone: 256-315-0000
Tickets by Direct Purchase: Ritz office at 115 North Court Square, 10am-6pm weekdays, or Ritz box office 2 hours before all show times