1200 Shelton Beach Road
Saraland, AL 36571
Phone: (251) 675-5552
Fax: (251) 675-5567
"A non-profit community theater serving Mobile since 1947, Mobile Theatre Guild is a proud member of the Mobile Arts Council, the Alabama Conference of Theatre and Speech, the Southeastern Theatre Conference, and the American Association of Community Theatres. MTG has won awards at both national and international theater festivals including the Modial Du Theatre in Monaco."
Joe Jefferson playhouse, named after a famous 19th-century thespian, was first founded in 1947. It moved from its original location to its current spot in 1967. Throughout the years, it has delighted local residents with productions like Little Women and Angel Street. The theater is partially volunteer-run, and depends on the community to put on shows.
This café is a favorite with locals and a sure-shot winner when it comes to the cool quotient. A chilled out atmosphere, scrumptious hand-crafted thin crust pizzas, tasty sandwiches and tempting signature cocktails make this place a regular hang-out for locals and tourists. Extremely popular with Mardi Gras parade goers, the place has a very New Orleans decor and feel. Try the Sicilian style pizza or the Muffaletta.
More than just your regular neighborhood bar, Grand Central has live entertainment. This venue hosts a lot of live music acts throughout the week. With a parapet-like balcony overlooking the street, this establishment has two bars and a concert space in the back. Catch diverse live performances by electrifying bands and enjoy beer by the bottle, pitchers or a keg! Come with friends since they have bulk discounts on drinks specials. This place will ensure you have fun, every minute of the night.
Crescent Theater is a charming venue that is Mobile's sole independent art-house theater. From foreign films to art films and documentaries, you will not have a problem finding a movie that suits you.
The Saenger Theatre has been a staple in Mobile for many years, and plays host to a large number of live performances. The Saenger hosts movies, plays, dance performances, concerts, and more. Tickets and information on upcoming events can be found online or at the box office.
Discover some of the best live music with local bands at this eclectic venue that often hosts performances from new and established artists. To keep you charged during the acts you’ll find an excellent drink selection. The venue frequently sees popular artists making an appearance and is one of the best spots to catch live music in the city.
Alabama Music Box is a great place to experience Mobile’s local art scene. This bar and live music venue is a popular haunt among locals and visitors alike. Enjoy a drink to the tunes of touring bands and regional artists in a trendy ambiance. Previous line-ups have featured the likes of Spirit Animal, Baak Gwai, Black Flag and The Ghost Wolves. This happening place occasionally hosts an array of art exhibitions.
A complete art form, opera has everything—singers, soloists, chorus, dancers, orchestra, costumes, scenery, choreography, etc. that will make even a dull drab play very interesting. Mobile Opera was the 15th company to open in America. Over the years the establishment has encouraged many young talents. They have had the opportunity to perform with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, San Francisco Opera and at European festivals. Educational programs and scholarships for young and undiscovered talent are also conducted.
Arthur R. Outlaw Mobile Convention Center, more commonly known as the 'Mobile Convention Center', caters to the various social events—right from weddings, banquets, and reunions to corporate meetings and other official functions. The Convention Center has a ballroom, meeting room, lobby, exhibition hall and outdoor terraces to cater to its clients. What is even more impressive is the arrangement of medical emergencies and provision of health-care officials upon request. This place is conveniently located within easy reach from several important places like the Mobile Regional Airport in the city.
This downtown nightclub and bar is great to visit anytime of week. Special events like bingo, DJ performances, drag shows, and more keep the party going, even after the weekend is done. Downstairs, you'll find a bar and lounge space for relaxing and conversing. Upstairs, the dance floor gets packed on weekends.
Located at the Southeast corner inside the University of Alabama, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center is home to Mobile Chamber Music Society. All theater performances take place at Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. Yearly around 30 concerts and recitals are scheduled. Check the website for upcoming performances and for tickets and passes. All concerts are held at Laidlaw Performing Arts Center unless mentioned.