Thirty years ago, a group of improbable heroes came together on a mission that was both medical and moral, and, by everyone’s estimation other than their own, highly unlikely to succeed. Their goal was simple but daring: to make high quality healthcare available to everyone, even in the world’s p...
Friday, April 6 2018 7:00 PM — 8:45 PM
The parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team, recruiting other teens on the spectrum and training them with high expectations and zero pity. Swim Team chronicles the extraordinary rise of three diverse young athletes, capturing a moving quest for inclusion, independenc...
Friday, March 16 2018 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Charlotte's Web adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette from the book by E. B. White The enchanting characters come to life on the Ritz stage: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton,...
Sat, Mar 10 2018 7:00 PM — Sun, Mar 11 2018 3:00 PM
Brief Film Synopsis: First Lady of the Revolution tells the remarkable story of Henrietta Boggs, a young Alabaman who fell in love with a foreign land and the man destined to transform its identity. Her marriage to José ‘Don Pepe’ Figueres in 1941 led to a journey of activism, exile, political u...
Friday, February 16 2018 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Jake Landers Annual Bluegrass Concert at the Ritz 2018 This year featuring: Blue HIghway, Iron Horse, Jake Landers and friends Blue Highway A contemporary bluegrass band from Tennessee, they’ve been playing since 1994. They’re made up of Jason Burleson, Sawn Lane, Tim Stafford, Wayne Taylor an...
Saturday, February 10 2018 7:00 PM — 9:30 PM
Tennessee Valley Art Association's Ritz School of Performing Arts presents "Ferryboat" Anna Marie Barlow's Ferryboat directed by David Hopeand vocal performances byRitz School of Performing Arts studentsGene Anne Gifford, vocal coach
Monday, January 15 2018 7:35 PM — 8:30 PM
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson The church is scandalized when the wildest, toughest kids in town take over the lead roles in the Christmas pageant. Fitting the unsuitable Herdman children into their Biblical roles provides one laugh after another as they collide with the Ch...
Sat, Dec 9 2017 7:00 PM — Sun, Dec 10 2017 3:00 PM
Do Not Resist a film by Craig Atkinson This urgent documentary explores the militarization of local police departments—in their tactics, training, and acquisition of equipment—since 9/11. With unprecedented access to police conventions, equipment expos, and officers themselves, filmmaker Craig A...
Friday, November 10 2017 7:00 PM — 8:30 PM
Dalya's Other Country is the nuanced story of a family displaced by the Syrian conflict who are remaking themselves after the parents separate. Effervescent teen Dalya goes to Catholic high school and her mother, Rudayna, enrolls in college as both walk the line between their Muslim values and ...
Friday, October 13 2017 7:00 PM — 8:15 PM
OPAL Book, Lyrics and Music by Robert Lindsey-Nassif Directed by Darren Butler This award winning off broadway hit is based on the true story of a seven-year-old aristocratic girl who is orphaned in a shipwreck and placed in an Oregon lumber camp in 1904. To survive, she creates a world of f...
Thu, Oct 5 2017 7:35 PM — Sun, Oct 8 2017 4:10 PM