MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Shakespeare Festival has launched a new website that's devoted to their latest hit play, Bear Country, which follows the life and times of legendary University of Alabama football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant.
Bearcountrytheplay.com will feature production information, a slide show of production photos from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival world premiere and a song written for the play entitled Mama Callin'.
Bear Country had its world premiere at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival last winter. It ran for six and a half weeks, played to 98% capacity and became the biggest selling play in the history of ASF's Octagon Theatre. Bear Country was cheered by the general public, critics, former players and coaches-and even a handful of truthful Auburn fans.