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Del Shores Foundation Writers Festival Comes To Atlanta This Month

The Del Shores Foundation presents its second weekend-long Del Shores Foundation Writers Festival February 23-25, 2024 at Out Front Theatre Company in Atlanta. Learn more about the festival here!
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Atlanta Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Atlanta Awards; KINKY BOOTS, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; KINKY BOOTS, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards December 5th Standings; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Horizon Theatre to Present Double Feature Of Holiday Magic

Horizon Theatre presents a double feature of holiday magic! Enjoy a night of hilarious, Hallmark-approved improv and a family musical inspired by the beloved character Madeline. Don't miss out on these festive performances.
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
First Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards; Out Front Theatre Company Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The first wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 13th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Atlanta Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
The Essential Theatre Receives Grant From Georgia Council For The Arts

Essential Theatre was awarded a Bridge Grant by Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA), a strategic arm of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. This first-round grant funding for fiscal year 2024 includes a total of 269 grants across 47 counties in three funding categories, which range from COVID-19 recovery support to specific projects to educational programming.
The Essential Theatre Play Festival to Return to 7Stages Theatre

After 15 years performing on Atlanta's Westside, Essential Theatre returns to old stomping grounds in Little Five Points this summer June 2023 – The Essential Theatre Play Festival returns this summer with a busier lineup than ever, including the world premiere productions of Matthew Hoffman's The Manuscript and Beverly Austin's The Wishing Place.
Review: THE SMELL OF THE KILL at Stageworks Theatre

Michele Lowe’s calculated and chilly dark comedy The Smell of the Kill premiered at the Cleveland Playhouse in 1999. It later transferred to Broadway to the Helen Hayes Theatre in 2022 where it played only 40 performances.
FUNNY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE To Take The Stage At Rome Little Theatre in February

Rome Little Theatre's production of 'Funny Little Thing Called Love' will run February 10-19, 2023 at the DeSoto Theatre.
After 35 Seasons, Paul Pierce Passes The Torch At The Springer Opera House

On Tuesday night, the Springer's longtime producing artistic director, Paul Pierce, gathered his staff onstage in Emily Woodruff Hall for an historic announcement. 
Springer Opera House Theater Continues Its 2022-2023 Season With THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

Comedy and chaos take center stage as the Springer Opera House Theater continues its 2022 - 2023 season with The Play That Goes Wrong.
Review: NEIL SIMON'S ROSE &WALSH WILL STIR THE SOUL AND WARM THE HEART at FreeFall Theatre Company

As the final play written by the great Neil Simon, Rose & Walsh previously entitled Rose’s Dilemma ran in Los Angeles and Off-Broadway in 2003. Originally starring Mary Tyler Moore in early previews, Moore left the production when Simon sent a letter citing her to learn her lines. Neil Simon’s works include the very popular Eugene Trilogy (Brighton Beach Memoirs, Biloxi Blues, Broadway Bound), and other great works including Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Couple, I Ought to Be in Pictures, among many other prolific pieces both onstage and onscreen. Spanning a career writing more than 30 plays and numerous screenplays, Simon has received more Oscar and Tony Award Nominations than any other writer. Simon passed away on August 26, 2018, leaving behind a legacy as one of the great Stage and Screenwriters of his time. Rose & Walsh makes its premiere at freeFall Theatre Company on July 30, 2022, boasting an exceptionally strong cast, this production will be one you want to see multiple times over.
Review: ANGRY FAGS at Convergence-continuum

What did our critic think of ANGRY FAGS at Convergence-continuum? A catalog description of ANGRY FAGS, the Topher Payne play, now on stage at convergence- continuum, cautions that the script contains 'alcohol, gunshots, intense adult themes, strong language, nudity/partial nudity and smoking.' What it doesn't alert you to is the unexpected and shocking ending!
​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting For Late Summer 2022 Season

​​​​​​Berkshire Theatre Group has announced casting for shows in BTG’s Late Summer 2022 Season. The full season will feature B.R.O.K.E.N code B.I.R.D switching, a world premiere play and an award recipient of the GRANTS FOR ARTS PROJECTS from the National Endowment for the Arts; Once, a Tony Award-winning musical; Songs For a New World, the first musical by a Tony Award winner; Dracula, a classic gothic tale of horrors; and Edward Albee's Seascape, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
PERFECT ARRANGEMENT Comes to ActorsNET This Month

Communists weren’t the only ones hunted during the “Red Scare” of the 1950s. Gays and lesbians were also targeted as threats to the USA as part of the “Lavender Scare.”  “Coming out of the closet” was almost unheard-of, as it could easily end a career or even a life. And no one even considered the possibility of gay marriage.
BWW Interview: Director George Seylaz of PERFECT ARRANGEMENT at Nutley Little Theatre

As an actress, I have the pleasure of performing in 'Perfect Arrangement' at Nutley Little Theatre directed by George Seylaz who sat down with me for an interview.

Topher Payne FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Topher Payne written?

Topher Payne has written 1 shows including Perfect Arrangement (Author).

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