2018 Festival

2018 Festival press kit

“This is the 20th anniversary of Essential Theatre, which produces these days in the summer and features character-driven fare that can be a welcome counter-balance to splashier, bigger work.” -Jim Farmer, ArtsATL

“CELEBRATING 20 SEASONS OF DEVELOPING NEW PLAYS BY GEORGIA PLAYWRIGHTS, ESSENTIAL THEATRE HAS LAUNCHED THE CAREERS OF SOME OF THE NATION’S MOST IMPORTANT CONTEMPORARY WRITERS.” -ATLANTA MAGAZINE, on naming Essential Best New Play Incubator in 2018


IN THE PRESS

Asher PR (July 21)
Atlanta INTown (July 26)
Kool Kat of the Week (ATLRetro, Aug 8)

2018 FESTIVAL SPONSORS


Click on the images below to learn more about the plays in this summer’s festival: