Performances for the Whole Family

Alabama Shakespeare Festival: Idols of the King. A behind-the-scenes look at the fans who immortalized the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Many of Elvis’ hit songs are featured.  Through Aug. 31.

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival, One Festival Drive, Montgomery. Call for show times and ticket prices. 800-841-4273.

Much Ado About Nothing.  Shakespeare’s comedy about young lovers and conspiracies. Aug. 14-17 and 21-23, 7:30pm.

Park Players,
Caldwell Park off Highland Ave. Bring lawn chairs/blankets. Adults, $7, seniors and students, $5. 590-0155.

Footloose. A favorite dance movie comes to the Summerfest’s 25th anniversary stage. Daily except Mondays, Aug. 9-17.
Virginia Samford Theatre (
Old Town and Gown Theatre), 26th St. and Caldwell Park, Birmingham. $25. 324-2426.

Mort the Mystifying. Magician entertains table-to-table with different programs each week. Children eat for 99 cents and participate in card, coins and pixie stick illusions.

5:30-7:30pm. Piccadilly Cafeteria, Palisades Mall off Oxmoor Road. 425-8502.