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The Alliance Theatre and Aurora Theatre Lead Suzi Bass Awards Nominations; Full List AnnouncedThe Alliance Theatre and Aurora Theatre Lead Suzi Bass Awards Nominations; Full List Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2016-2017 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, September 18, to patrons and industry artists. (more...)

Sochi Fried to Star in CROSSING DELANCEY at Alliance Theatre; Cast Announced!Sochi Fried to Star in CROSSING DELANCEY at Alliance Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming production of Crossing Delancey, the play that led to the hit 1980s film about a young woman's search for fulfillment and her loveable, but overbearing Bubbie.  (more...)

BWW Review: TROUBADOUR at Alliance TheatreBWW Review: TROUBADOUR at Alliance Theatre
by Justin Cole Adams - Feb 5, 2017

The Alliance Theatre has a habit of debuting innovative theatre that sometimes even makes it to Broadway. (Note: Tuck Everlasting, Bring It On, Sister Act, Aida, The Color Purple. No big deal, right?) It is for this reason that I was not surprised that their latest musical, TROUBADOR, was just as exceptional. (more...)

Bush & Shaffer's New Musical TROUBADOUR Begins Tonight at Alliance TheatreBush & Shaffer's New Musical TROUBADOUR Begins Tonight at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Atlanta's Tony Award winning ALLIANCE THEATRE presents the world premiere musical, Troubadour, by playwright Janece Shaffer (The Geller Girls, Broke) with original music by Grammy Award-winning recording artist Kristian Bush. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for Kristian Bush's New Musical TROUBADOUR at Alliance TheatrePhoto Flash: Inside Rehearsal for Kristian Bush's New Musical TROUBADOUR at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Atlanta's Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre presents the world premiere musical, Troubadour, by playwright Janece Shaffer (The Geller Girls, Broke) with original music by Grammy Award-winning recording artist Kristian Bush. Set in 1950s Nashville, Troubadour is a romantic comedy about an unlikely group of friends whose unconventional style changes the course of country music. Troubadour is directed by the Alliance's Jennings Hertz Artistic Director Susan V. Booth (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Geller Girl) and runs on the Alliance Stage from January 18 - February 12, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a peek inside the first rehearsal below! (more...)

Suzi Bass Awards Announce 2016 NomineesSuzi Bass Awards Announce 2016 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2015-2016 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, September 12, to patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party was generously hosted by the Alliance Theatre, at 6:30pm in The Circle Room, on the third floor, 1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, 30309.  (more...)

Cast and Creative Team Set for Bush & Shaffer's New Musical TROUBADOUR at Alliance TheatreCast and Creative Team Set for Bush & Shaffer's New Musical TROUBADOUR at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Atlanta's Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming world premiere musical, Troubadour, by playwright Janece Shaffer (The Geller Girls, Broke) with original music by Grammy Award-winning recording artist Kristian Bush. (more...)

Aurora Theatre to Stage WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! This FallAurora Theatre to Stage WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Fun, flirtatious and filled with adventure, Women in Jeopardy! invites Atlanta audiences to play detective during its run at Aurora Theatre, September 29- October 23. (more...)

2016 Suzi Bass Award Nominees Announced; Full List!2016 Suzi Bass Award Nominees Announced; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

 The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2015-2016 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, September 12, to patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party was generously hosted by the Alliance Theatre, at 6:30pm in The Circle Room, on the third floor, 1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia, 30309.  (more...)

Aurora Theatre to Stage WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! This FallAurora Theatre to Stage WOMEN IN JEOPARDY! This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Fun, flirtatious and filled with adventure, Women in Jeopardy! invites Atlanta audiences to play detective during its run at Aurora Theatre, September 29- October 23. (more...)

Jason Alexander to Serve as Master Teacher for 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows; Class Announced!Jason Alexander to Serve as Master Teacher for 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellows; Class Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced Jason Alexander will serve as the Master Teacher for the 2016 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a national program to serve the future of American theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for DISGRACED at Alliance TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for DISGRACED at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Alliance Theatre presents the Atlanta premiere of DISGRACED, the provocative Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-nominated play on culture and identity by Ayad Akhtar. DISGRACED was included in The New York Times Best of 2014 list for theater. As the most produced play in regional theater this season, DISGRACED has received impassioned audience response for its bold exploration of identity, religion, and class in the complex landscape of 21st Century urban America. The Alliance's production will be directed by Artistic Director, Susan V. Booth and runs on the Alliance Stage January 27 - February 14, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for DISGRACED at Alliance TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal for DISGRACED at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The Alliance Theatre presents the Atlanta premiere of DISGRACED, the provocative Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-nominated play on culture and identity by Ayad Akhtar. DISGRACED was included in The New York Times Best of 2014 list for theater. As the most produced play in regional theater this season, DISGRACED has received impassioned audience response for its bold exploration of identity, religion, and class in the complex landscape of 21st Century urban America. The Alliance's production will be directed by Artistic Director, Susan V. Booth and runs on the Alliance Stage January 27 - February 14, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Cast Announced for Alliance Theatre's Atlanta Premiere of DISGRACEDCast Announced for Alliance Theatre's Atlanta Premiere of DISGRACED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce the Atlanta premiere of Disgraced, the provocative Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony Award-nominated play on culture and identity by Ayad Akhtar. Disgraced was included in The New York Times Best of 2014 list for theater and was described as 'potent...terrific, turbulent, with fresh currents of dramatic electricity... superb.' As the most produced play in regional theater this season, Disgraced has received impassioned audience response for its bold exploration of identity, religion, and class in the complex landscape of 21st century urban America. The Alliance's production will be directed by Artistic Director, Susan V. Booth. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Preview - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST Begins Tonight at Alliance TheatrePhoto Flash: Sneak Preview - ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST Begins Tonight at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for the Alliance's upcoming production of the classic 1960s drama, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, by Dale Wasserman and based on the novel by Ken Kesey. The Alliance's production, directed by Susan V. Booth (Blues for an Alabama Sky, The Geller Girls, August: Osage County), will feature some of Atlanta's most talented and well-respected actors in one of the largest ensembles of the 2015/16 season. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST at Alliance TheatrePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

Rehearsals are underway for the Alliance's upcoming production of the classic 1960s drama, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Dale Wasserman and based on the novel by Ken Kesey. The Alliance's production, directed by Susan V. Booth (Blues for an Alabama Sky, The Geller Girls, August: Osage County), will feature some of Atlanta's most talented and well-respected actors in one of the largest ensembles of the 2015/16 season. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal! (more...)

Thomas Neal Antwon Ghant to Lead Alliance Theatre's ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST; Cast Set!Thomas Neal Antwon Ghant to Lead Alliance Theatre's ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Alliance Theatre has announced the cast and creative team behind its upcoming production of the classic 1960s drama, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Dale Wasserman and based on the novel by Ken Kesey. The Alliance's production, directed by Susan V. Booth (Blues for an Alabama Sky, The Geller Girls, August: Osage County), will feature some of Atlanta's most talented and well-respected actors in one of the largest ensembles of the 2015/16 season. (more...)

TheaterWorks Adds PLAYING THE ASSASSIN to 2014-15 SeasonTheaterWorks Adds PLAYING THE ASSASSIN to 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

TheaterWorks under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero has announced it is adding PLAYING THE ASSASSIN by David Robson to its 2014-2015 season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: DANCING LESSONS at TheaterWorksBWW Reviews: DANCING LESSONS at TheaterWorks
by Karen Bovard - Feb 10, 2015

She's a Broadway dancer who's sustained a devastating injury and may never dance again. He's a brilliant but autistic professor with an extreme aversion to touch. What brings them together? He's got to learn enough dance moves to survive an upcoming gala where he's the honoree. (more...)

TheaterWorks' DANCING LESSONS, Starring Paige Davis, Extends thru March 6TheaterWorks' DANCING LESSONS, Starring Paige Davis, Extends thru March 6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

TheaterWorks the award winning theater in downtown Hartford, under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero, announced today that DANCING LESSONS by Mark St. Germain will extend its run through Friday, March 6, 2015 due to popular demand. (more...)

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