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Georgia on my mind

-by Artistic Director Peter Hardy Getting ready for the 2016 Essential Theatre Festival, I’ve been thinking back on how our dedication to working with Georgia playwrights has developed over the past eighteen years.  We opened our first Festival in January of 1999, and from the start we knew we wanted to produce at least one […]

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We did it!

Last week, our power2give funding goal was met, a full WEEK before the deadline. THANK YOU to everyone that contributed to help us reach our goal. Your support is essential and we appreciate you SO MUCH: Chelsea Steverson, Amanda & Scott Cantrell, Klimchak, Deadra Moore, Milton Sams, Jessica Linden, Brent Darnell, Yolanda Asher, Cathy Jamison, Hank and Barbara […]

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Celebrate Georgia Playwrights with Essential Theatre and Red Brick Brewery February 29

Join the Essential Theatre at Red Brick Brewery on February 29 to celebrate 18 years of the Essential Theatre Festival, the fifth festival of all-Georgia-written plays. Be first in line to get your Festival Passes and meet this year’s Essential Theatre Playwriting Award co-winners, Karen Wurl and Derek Dixon! 2016 Festival Announcement Event PR This year, […]

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2015 Festival Highlights

by Jennifer Kimball 2015 Festival Highlights.pdf  Our seventeenth Festival, the fourth all-Georgia Festival, our second year partnering with the West End Performing Arts Center and with Eyedrum Art & Music to showcase a local visual artist and further support Georgia artists of all kinds. Two great and well-received world premieres by two talented and gracious Georgia Playwrights, Our […]

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