Friends, we need your help badly. Birmingham Festival Theatre is in real danger of closing its doors. Between unexpectedly having to repair/replace our air conditioning units and lower than projected ticket sales this year, we are deep in the red.

Our board of directors is very hard at work contacting individuals and businesses with a plea for donations. In order to get safely into the black, we need to raise $40,000. This will help us pay back accrued debt that has begun to pile up, have an emergency back up fund and secure the remaining rights in order to announce our very dynamic 2019/2020 season. Our 50th anniversary is only 2 years away and we are fervently hoping to celebrate that milestone with you, our community. As Alabama's first black box theatre, we have always relied upon our patrons and supporters of the arts and we need you now more than ever.

BFT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, so any donations made are tax-deductible and we are happy to provide a donation letter upon request.

To donate, click the donation button below or mail a check to Birmingham Festival Theatre, PO Box 55321, Birmingham, AL 35255. You are also welcome to contact us at with ideas, suggestions or to schedule time to hand us a check in person. We will keep you updated on our fundraising progress through our website and through social media, ie Facebook & Instagram.

Please share this with your circle of friends and associates!

With enormous gratitude and high hopes,

The BFT Board of Directors