The Essential Theatre Play Festival Returns to 7Stages Theatre in 2023!
After 15 years performing on Atlanta’s Westside, Essential Theatre returns to old stomping grounds in Little Five Points this summer.
Read on for directions, parking and dining recommendations courtesy of 7Stages!
Directions to 7Stages
If you need help finding 7 Stages Theatre, enter 1105 Euclid Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307 into your preferred GPS device or maps application. Or follow the directions below:
- From North or South
Take I-75/85 to the Freedom Parkway/Carter Center exit (#248C) in downtown Atlanta. Follow the Freedom Parkway, bearing right where it forks, and it will dead-end onto Moreland Avenue. Make a right onto Moreland, proceed three traffic lights and then make a right onto Euclid Avenue. 7 Stages is on the left a block and a half down.
- From East or West
Take I-20 and exit onto Moreland Avenue northbound. Proceed a mile and a half and take the first left after the railroad trestle onto Euclid Avenue. Continue a block and a half and 7 Stages will be on your left.
- From Decatur and Midtown
Take Ponce de Leon Avenue until the intersection with Moreland Avenue and Briarcliff Road. Turn left onto Moreland and proceed to the fifth traffic light. There, turn right onto Euclid Avenue. 7 Stages will be a block and a half down on your left.
- From MARTA
Take the Blue or Green line to the Inman Park/Reynoldstown station. Exit out of the station north towards Inman Park. Walk north through the park. Make a right onto Euclid Ave and proceed three blocks. 7 Stages will be on the right hand side of the road. Or take Bus Routes 6 or 102 and get off at the Little 5 Points Shopping Center, and walk down Euclid Ave. 7 Stages will be on the left hand side.
Parking at 7Stages
There are a couple of options for parking around the theatre, but it is limited and we recommend alternate forms of transportation. Inman Park Marta Station is only a 10-15 minute walk!
- Paid lot behind the theatre: parking is located in a privately run lot behind 7 Stages. The entrance to the lot is located next to Arden’s Garden Juice Shop. Park Place charges a flat fee of $10 on nights and weekends under 3 hours; $15 over 3 hours; and $5 before 4PM on weekdays. You will be required to enter your license plate number in the automated machine by the booth in the driveway or use the Park Place App. *When the lot is staffed with an attendant the rate is $15.*
- Paid street parking: Along Euclid Ave throughout Little Five Points there is paid street parking. You need to pay at the corresponding pay station for these spots or use the ATLPlus App.
- Free street parking: Further down Euclid Ave, past Horizon Theatre as you go into Inman Park, there is free street parking. It is a short walk to the theatre. Around this area many of the side streets also offer free street parking. Warning-some streets are for residential parking only please look out for all signage!
- Pay-in-Advance Reserved Parking: Pay ahead and have a parking spot in our back lot waiting for you upon arrival! For more details, click HERE! (Please note that this service is managed by a third party vendor.)
Dinner in Little Five Points
There are many restaurants and bars nearby that offer dinner, snacks or drinks before or after the show. Our favorites are:
If you’re looking for a great place to hangout, have a coffee or cocktail, and begin your conversations about the show pre- or post-show, check out Java Lords. You’ll be able to come in, grab your tickets and head straight over without ever leaving the building!