Archives: Current Festival

Bare Essentials Play Reading Series

, | By: | ,

  Thanks to support from Georgia Humanities, all readings in the Bare Essentials series are free and open to the public. Be sure to stay after for exciting conversation with the director, cast and playwright! Curated by Essential’s Founding Artistic Director, Peter Hardy. Peter is a national award-winning playwright himself, who’s had over 30 productions […]

[Read More]

Slaying Holofernes

, | By: | Directed By: | , ,

World premiere opens Friday, July 26, 2019 This passionate and provocative drama spans four centuries as it tells the tales of two remarkable young women:  Amanda, struggling for justice and recognition in the offices of modern-day Atlanta, and the amazing true story of Artemesia Gentileschi, a painter in Renaissance Italy who took her rapist to trial.  A […]

[Read More]

Babyshower for the Antichrist

, | By: | Directed By: | , ,

by Ben Thorpe, directed by Shannon Eubanks. World premiere opens Friday, August 2, 2019. A horror comedy about a small group of incompetent devil-worshippers who are preparing for the birth of the Dark Lord when an newcomer arrives, thinking she’s been invited to an old friend’s baby shower.  Girl talk and plans for the “Hell Feast” […]

[Read More]

Bare Essentials Play Reading Series

, |

All readings in the Bare Essentials series are free and open to the public. Be sure to stay after for exciting conversation with the director, cast and playwright   Curated by Founding Artistic Director Peter Hardy. Peter is a national award-winning playwright himself, who’s had over 30 productions of his work done around the country, […]

[Read More]