Georgia Ensemble Announces 26th Season
Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) Co-Founder and Producing Artistic Director Anita Allen-Farley has announced Season 26 of the professional theatre company in North Fulton County.
"Coming on the heels of one of our most successful seasons ever, we're following that in '18-'19 with what we think will match the current season show for show", said Producing Artistic Director Farley. She continued, "It's chock full music, laughs, cheers and even some tears; I can't wait to bring it all to our patrons."
Georgia Ensemble Theatre is the artistic home to more than 2500 season subscribers, as well as dedicated individual ticket buyers, theatre students, artists and educators who frequent the Roswell-based company throughout the year. Georgia Ensemble Theatre is currently the Official Resident Professional Theatre Company at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center in historic Roswell, located at 950 Forrest Street, Roswell, GA 30075.
The 2018-2019 Mainstage Season - The Stories We Tell
September 13-30, 2018:
9 to 5 the Musical
A heartwarming comedy of friendship and revenge, based on the hilarious hit movie. Three working women take over their office and turn around their lives, to the tune of Dolly Parton's snappy musical score.
October 25 - November 11, 2018
I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti
by Jacques Lamarre, based on the memoir by Giulia Melucci
Based on Melucci's 'memoir with recipes', this one-woman show is about good food and bad boyfriends - with real cooking! You're invited into Giulia's kitchen to be treated to tales of her sometimes-disastrous, sometimes-successful love life. If you're lucky, you'll even get to taste some of her spaghetti!
January 10-27, 2019
Moonlight & Magnolias
The ultimate "Hollywood secrets" insider story! Take a peek behind the camera as David O. Selznick, Victor Fleming, and Ben Hecht lock themselves in an office with a 5-day supply of peanuts and bananas to solve the near-disaster of Gone With the Wind. Will they emerge with a script in time to produce one of the world's most famous films? A hilarious homage to the men who made the classic American movie.
February 28 - March 17, 2019
Driving Miss Daisy
by Alfred Uhry
The beloved story of unlikely friendship and the history of Atlanta in the 20th century, with characters you know and love-or soon will. Our tribute to Bob Farley, who created the original Atlanta on-stage production.
April 11-28, 2019
Bullets Over Broadway the Musical
A struggling writer can finally get his play on Broadway, but it'll be funded by the mob-oh, and the boss wants his girlfriend to play the lead. The Golden Age of Broadway, the excess of the Roaring 20s, and the comic genius of Woody Allen come together in a splashy, over-the-top musical delight.
The FamilyStage Series
A Wrinkle in Time
By John Glore Adapted from the novel by Madeline L'engle
Directed by Laurel Crowe
Performances on Saturdays, 11am: Sept 15, 22, 26, 2018; March 2, 9, 16, 2018
and Jan. 15 at 7pm, 2019
3rd Grade +
It was a dark and stormy night. Out of this wild night, a strange visitor comes to the Murry house and beckons Meg, her brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe on a most dangerous and extraordinary adventure - one that will threaten their lives and our universe. Winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal.
Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
By Allison Gregory Based on the "Junie B. Jones" books by Barbara Park
Directed by Michael Vine
Performances on Saturdays, 11am: Oct 27 Nov 3, 10, 2018; April 13, 20, 27, 2019
Someone took Junie B.'s new black furry mittens, and they didn't even put them in the Lost and Found! The new boy in school thinks Junie B. is a nutball, just because she was laughing at recess! Junie B. is on a mission to prove she's not a nutball, avenge her black furry mittens, and maybe get a great new colorful pen, too.
And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank
by James Still
Directed by Erin Bushko
Performance 7pm: March 5, 10, 2019
A powerful multi-media performance performed annually at GET for 22 consecutive years. Two childhood friends of Anne Frank, Eva Schloss and Ed Silverberg, recount their stories via video as professional actors portray them on stage. Part oral history, part dramatic interpretation, And Then They Came for Me has been acclaimed by audiences and critics in world-wide productions.
5th Grade +
The S.T.E.A.M. Team
An original play by Topher Payne
Directed by Laurel Crowe
Performance on Saturdays, 11am: Jan. 12, 19, 26, 2018
Meet Scout, Taylor, Elliot, Aubrey and Misha: five friends who use their interest in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math to solve mysteries and problems in their own backyards! When the group heads to middle school and one of their own is targeted by a bully at the science fair, the team gets back together to solve one more mystery.
The Joe Gransden Big Band Series
Joe and his band are back for more big band jazz concerts at Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Dates for this popular series will be announced online as they become available.
And Coming Up This Summer:
Ring of Fire, The Music of Johnny Cash - Concert-version of this hit musical, outdoors at the Chattahoochee Nature Center, July 12-28, 2018. Table and lawn seating available. Tickets online at www.GET.org.
Tickets: Early Bird Mainstage Subscription Packages are available now through May 31st. Prices will increase on June 1, 2018. To subscribe, call the GET Box Office at 770-641-1260 or go online at www.GET.org.
Patrons may add the FamilyStage Series (4 shows) as well.
Benefits of Subscribing to GET Include: Huge savings off single ticket prices; Best seating; One free exchange per production; Ticket discounts on additional tickets purchased; Guest Passes (one per subscription); and Class discounts.
ABOUT GEORGIA ENSEMBLE THEATRE: The Georgia Ensemble Theatre and Conservatory provides quality theatre productions and arts education to the north metro Atlanta area. the company annually produces five mainstage productions, attended by more than 35,000 patrons, as well as four FamilyStage Series productions, a Big Band series, an outdoor summer concert musical and year-round classes for all ages.
For more information, visit us online at www.get.org.