Archives: Article

Morningside, by Topher Payne

Morningside, by Topher Payne, opens at the end of this month at Georgia Ensemble Theatre in Roswell, and it is absolutely rife with Essential names – starting, of course, with the playwright himself! Directed by Shannon Eubanks, whose adroit direction Essential audiences got to enjoy during 2015’s world premiere of Lillian Likes It, more than […]

[Read More]

Empty Rooms by Found Stages

Empty Rooms, by Atlanta playwright Annie Harrison Elliot, is being produced in tech offices around Atlanta by Found Stages. The play, the motivation of which is explained by Elliot in this article in the Huffington Post,  includes a number of names familiar to Essential audiences, both onstage and off: Holly Stevenson and Jeffrey Zwartjes are […]

[Read More]

BeltLine and Beyond

CAST Zaria Caldwell as Agent West Armanio Vincent-Cole as Junior Agent 08 and Ghost of John T. Sydney Williams as Ashley, Amber, Ensemble Michael Cook as Scorch, Brad, Ensemble Kalonjee Gallimore as Mark, Will, the Robot, Ensemble Pamela Clem as Kamia, Ensemble Efrem Whitaker as Elijah, the Robot, Ensemble Directed by Brenda Porter, with fight […]

[Read More]