Our Season - Production Details:

September 8-9, 2007
Saturday, 7:30 PM
Sunday, 2:00 PM
Tickets $20

Vulcan Park and Museum
1701 Valley View Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209

Miss Vulcan 1939

Move over Desperate Housewives, step aside Ugly Betty, it's the competition that'll have everyone talking! Inspired by actual events, this original work will transport audiences back in time to the first (and only) Miss Vulcan pageant. Roman mythology and 1930's Birmingham collide in this zany musical romp, where “ugly” is only in the eye of the beholder. Join us in telling this (somewhat) true story of a meek dime store clerk who challenges the city's debutantes in a beauty pageant to crown Vulcan's queen!

In collaboration with Vulcan Park and Museum

Book by Marian Partee
Music by Jan Powell
Lyrics by Noelle Donfeld
Developed in association with the Academy for New Musical Theatre


Event Schedule

Saturday, September 8
6:00 PM - Gates open and pre-show entertainment by RMTC alumna Emily DeLoach
(Cash bar, live music, tour park grounds, museum and observation balcony)

Pre-order your gourmet picnic dinners from A Social Affair
Download menu and ordering instructions (PDF Format, 394 Kb)

7:30 PM - Show begins

Tickets: $20, 4 and under FREE
VIP tables (including special seating, dinner and wine) can be purchased for Saturday evening's performance only.

After the Show: Vulcan Park and Museum's observation balcony will remain open until 10:00 PM. Don't miss the chance to see some of the most spectacular nighttime views in the city!

The Wine Loft is the official after-party destination for Miss Vulcan 1939 attendees. Take your ticket stub, program fan, postcard, etc. to The Wine Loft and receive a special offer that evening! Late-night appetizers and desserts will be available for purchase.

Sunday, September 9
1:00 PM - Gates open and pre-show entertainment by RMTC's Youth Programs
(Kidzone, scavenger hunt, take your picture with Vulcan and meet the real Miss Vulcan, tour park grounds, museum and observation balcony)

Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase by Planet Smoothie (Five Points location).

2:00 PM - Show begins

Tickets: $20 (adults), $10 (ages 5-12), 4 and under FREE
Special child prices available for Sunday only.

After the Show: Guests are encouraged to tour Vulcan Park and Museum until 6:00 PM and take advantage of the observation balcony until 10:00 PM.

REMEMBER! This is an outdoor performance. Lawn chair and blankets are strongly encouraged. General seating is first-come, first-served. Limited VIP seating available for Saturday only. No pets or outside alcohol allowed. Vulcan Park and Museum is a smoke-free environment.

Special Thanks

Alabama Power   A Social Affair   FOX 6   Planet Smoothie   The Wine Loft

Jefferson County Community Arts Fund administered by the Cultural Alliance of Greater Birmingham

Red Mountain Theatre Company acknowledges the support provided by the Jefferson County Commission through the Jefferson County Community Arts Fund administered by the Cultural Alliance of Greater Birmingham.

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