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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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“Magnetic” 50th Anniversary production of PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME!

Essential’s Artistic Director Peter Hardy was onstage with several other familiar faces in Aris Theatre’s second-ever production, the just-closed PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME! An excellent production of a classic but rarely produced play, an ArtsATL review called it “Magnetic” and “a signal of the kind of classy work the company seems capable of.”

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