Archives: Article

Valhalla: your comments

One of the most enjoyable, thought provoking plays I’ve seen in a long time. Times past and present merge so artfully that every time I thought I knew where this play was going it moved in an unexpected direction, as life, past and present, does. The acting, staging, direction of “Valhalla” have put this script […]

[Read More]

Essential Theatre Playwriting Workshops

The support, encouragement and development of new plays by Georgia writers have always been an important part of the Essential Theatre’s mission. Ten years ago we committed to producing an annual festival that would always present at least one World Premiere by a resident Georgia playwright – after a couple of years, the selection process […]

[Read More]

How Come “West of Eden”? Part One

“West of Eden” has been a long time in the making. Indeed, I began, finished, and had produced another full-length play and several shorter ones between the beginning of “Eden” and now. After raising four children, I took up writing as a career, freelancing for magazines, and then writing nonfiction books with experts. In 2000, […]

[Read More]

Performance Dates & Ticket Info

Performance Dates & Times WEST OF EDEN Tuesday, July 8, 8:00pm PWYC Wednesday, July 9, 8:00pm Saturday, July 12, 8:00pm Sunday, July 13, 7:00pm talkback Tuesday, July 15, 8:00pm PWYC Thursday, July 17, 8:00pm Saturday, July 19, 8:00pm Sunday, July 20, 2:00pm sold out Wednesday, July 23, 8:00pm Thursday, July 24, 8:00pm Saturday, July 26, […]

[Read More]

Essential Theatre Advisory Board

The Essential Theatre has formed an advisory panel to insure we have access to a variety of artistic voices. Advisory board members are asked to suggest new works, assist reading new plays, suggest talented actors for our productions and to inform their friends and acquaintances of our activities. An advisory panel reception is planned as […]

[Read More]