If you keep meaning to come see “Next Fall” at Actor’s Express, but have been putting it off, keep in mind that this time next week, THEY WILL HAVE CLOSED. Twentysomething Luke, who believes in God, is deeply in love with the slightly older Adam, who believes in everything but. When a tragic accident […]
The Essential Theatre congratulates James Beck on the World Premiere of his dark comedy BLEACH at the Lionheart Theatre in Norcross, running Feb. 10 – 19. (Visit http://www.lionhearttheatre.org for details.) Essential did some development work with James on this play, part of our ongoing mission of supporting new work by Georgia playwrights. Here’s what James […]
Just a reminder — the Essential Theatre is accepting short plays to be considered for this summer’s THE LOCAL project. We want plays set at specific locations in Atlanta, and we’re accepting submissions through Jan. 15. You can e-mail submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. The plays can be in any style, can be realistic or not, and […]
Essential Theatre seeks a talented graphics designer who enjoys theatre and is able to work for a small stipend and tickets. The Essential Theatre has long been the leading champion of Georgia playwrights, producing and developing many new plays by local writers. Coming up in 2012, we’ll be celebrating the 25th year of our existence […]
The Essential Theatre invites Georgia writers to submit short plays to be considered for THE LOCAL, a collaborative theatre project about the City of Atlanta to be developed and directed by Ellen McQueen, for production in the next Essential Theatre Play Festival (coming up in the summer of 2012). A similar project is currently in […]
We’re proud and happy to announce that the Essential Theatre’s production of Rita Dove’s THE DARKER FACE OF THE EARTH, directed by Betty Hart, has won the Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Award for Best Ensemble In A Play. This is the thirteenth MAT Award that the Essential Theatre was won in the past four years.
SALLY AND GLEN AT THE PALACE, written by Essential’s Artistic Director Peter Hardy, will be given a staged reading at the Tallapoosa Theatre Festival (located west of Atlanta) on August 27. For more information SALLY AND GLEN was a big hit with both critics and audiences when it was produced as part of the 2010 […]