For more than four decades, the South Baldwin Community Theater has been showcasing the talents of the Gulf Coast’s finest amateur thespians, costume designers, and stage directors while delighting audiences with stirring productions of classic plays. Priding themselves on bringing the dramatic arts alive in new, exciting, and approachable ways, this unassuming community theater is a must for anyone visiting the Gulf Shores area who desires to add a little culture or a night of inspirational entertainment at a Gulf Shores theater to their vacation.
You’d never know it from the professional performances and challenging productions, but all the members of the South Baldwin Community Theater are everyday people with a passion for the performing arts. Attorneys, stay at home parents, doctors, teachers, and school children all flock to this unique community and venue, and their performances are always sure to lift your spirits, broaden your horizons, and touch your heart.
The 2018-19 show list is no exception to the incredible lineups the theater has put out in the past. This year locals and visitors alike have been delighted by classic plays like Arsenic and Old Lace and The Crucible, as well as stirring contemporary and original works like the End of the Road, The Miracle Worker, and The Pied Piper of Hamelin. The theater prides itself on putting on a variety of plays to showcase all of its members’ unique skills and talents, including family-friendly fare like Disney’s Aladdin Jr. and everyone’s seasonal favorite, A Charlie Brown Christmas. Be sure to check the community calendar during your visit to sunny Gulf Shores, and reserve your tickets online.
Performances are generally held once a night, Friday through Sunday with additional matinees on weekends at 2:30pm (varies by production). Incredibly affordable, these professionally produced plays are a delight for the young and old, whether you are a theater buff or just looking for an alternative to a movie at the Cineplex. The charming theater is located in Gulf Shores on 2nd St., between 19th and 22nd Avenues.