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Festival Highlights

That’s a wrap!

The 2022 Essential Theatre Play Festival has come to a close. Thanks to everyone who came out to support and enjoy this summer’s shows! 

“It was great to be back in the theatre to see provocative and engaging new work. 

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Accolades for Our Artistic Director

Since our festival’s close less than a month ago, Artistic Director Peter Hardy, who does so much to lift up other playwrights’ work, has been jet-setting around the country to receive awards and productions of his own work:

On September 9 he attended the world premiere of his play Kissing Jennifer in the Moonlight as part of the Pittsburgh New Works Festival,

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You’re Invited!

Join Essential Theatre on May 7 for a Celebration of Georgia Playwrights!

Meet the newest addition to the Essential Theatre legacy, John Mabey, and celebrate Essential’s – and Georgia’s –

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