Cab Calloway Comes To Life At Academy TheatreCab Calloway Comes To Life At Academy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

The Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta present "Hi De Hi De Ho: Cab Calloway", opening May 3rd! Rob Jerome Jones will star in this show that brings the story and music of one of America's most beloved jazz icons to the stage! (more...)

Academy Theatre Presents AGNES OF GODAcademy Theatre Presents AGNES OF GOD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Academy Theatre's leading ladies Fracena Byrd, Brenda Porter, and Lynna Schmidt are teaming up to bring a powerful story to the stage! With Fracena Byrd in the director's chair, Porter and Schmidt are taking to the stage, joined by Sarah Craig! (more...)

Impact And Academy Theatres Present World Premiere of HOW TO BE AN IMMIGRANTImpact And Academy Theatres Present World Premiere of HOW TO BE AN IMMIGRANT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Two of Georgia's cutting-edge theatre companies have again joined forces to bring new work to the stage. Impact Theatre Atlanta, a resident company of the Academy Theatre, presents the world premiere of How To Be An Immigrant by Gillian Royes, opening August 2nd. (more...)

Impact And Academy Theatres Present World Premiere of HOW TO BE AN IMMIGRANTImpact And Academy Theatres Present World Premiere of HOW TO BE AN IMMIGRANT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2018

Two of Georgia's cutting-edge theatre companies have again joined forces to bring new work to the stage. Impact Theatre Atlanta, a resident company of the Academy Theatre, presents the world premiere of How To Be An Immigrant by Gillian Royes, opening August 2nd. (more...)

Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta Present I AND YOU By Lauren GundersonAcademy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta Present I AND YOU By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Come to the first show of the new year at the Academy Theatre! I and You by Lauren Gunderson was heralded a 'breakout play' by the New York Times. Impact Theatre Atlanta's Artistic Director and founder Brenda Porter is back to direct this very poignant piece. (more...)

Impact and Academy Theatres Present THE UPROOTINGImpact and Academy Theatres Present THE UPROOTING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta will be opening their 2017/18 season with The Uprooting by Betty Chaney, directed by Brenda Porter. This sequel to last summer's hit The Rooting Place picks up after 20 years have passed. (more...)

Impact and Academy Theatres Present THE UPROOTINGImpact and Academy Theatres Present THE UPROOTING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta will be opening their 2017/18 season with The Uprooting by Betty Chaney, directed by Brenda Porter. This sequel to last summer's hit The Rooting Place picks up after 20 years have passed. (more...)

Impact and Academy Theatres Present THE UPROOTING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2017

Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta will be opening their 2017/18 season with The Uprooting by Betty Chaney, directed by Brenda Porter. This sequel to last summer's hit The Rooting Place picks up after 20 years have passed. (more...)

Impact and Academy Bring McIntyre's Gutsy and Gritty SPLIT SECOND To The Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

A black cop loses his cool. There are no witnesses. Does he turn himself in, or does he cover it all up? This isSplit Second, by Dennis McIntyre, opening this April at Hapeville Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Welcomes HAVING OUR SAY, the Delany Sisters' First 100 Years to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its 24th season and its theme of the strength of women with Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years by Emily Mann. This inspirational story runs February 16th through March 5th, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Andrea Frye, acclaimed director and actor, will direct the production that is also part of the 2017 Roswell Roots Festival. Having Our Say is graciously sponsored by The Kimberly-Clark Corporation. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre Welcomes HAVING OUR SAY.. to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its 24thseason and its theme of the strength of women with Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years by Emily Mann. This inspirational story runs February 16th through March 5th, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Andrea Frye, acclaimed director and actor, will direct the production that is also part of the 2017 Roswell Roots Festival. Having Our Say is graciously sponsored by The Kimberly-Clark Corporation. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Topher Payne Talks GREETINGS FRIEND YOUR KIND ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED at Georgia Ensemble Theatre
by Gracie McBride - Jan 4, 2017

Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Atlanta playwright Topher Payne about his new show, Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance is Required, premiering at Georgia Ensemble Theater on January 5 and running through the 22nd. A fun and quirky guy, Topher was a delight to talk to, and I'm looking forward to seeing what kinds of conversations Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance is Required will spark. Without further ado, Topher Payne! (more...)

Photo Flash: Georgia Ensemble Theatre to Premiere Atlanta Playwright Topher Payne's New Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its string of successful comedies from Atlanta playwright Topher Payne with the premiere of Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance Is Required. The production runs January 5th through 22nd, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Veteran Atlanta director and actor Shannon Eubanks will be reunited with playwright Payne to once again direct his latest comedy. Sponsorship for this production is graciously provided by the Robert W. Hagan Family Foundation. (more...)

Georgia Ensemble Theatre to Premiere GREETINGS FRIEND YOUR KIND ASSISTANCE IS REQUIRED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, continues its string of successful comedies from Atlanta playwright Topher Payne with the premiere of Greetings Friend Your Kind Assistance Is Required. The production runs January 5th through 22nd, 2017 at the theatre's home in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. (more...)

Winners Announced for Atlanta's 2016 Suzi Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. announced winners for the 2015-2016 Atlanta professional theatrical season last night, November 7, 2016, at the 12th annual awards ceremony held at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center. (more...)

Academy Theatre to Stage Neil Simon's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Neil Simon's irresistible romantic comedy comes to The Academy Theatre just in time for Valentine's Day! (more...)

Academy Theatre to Stage Neil Simon's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Neil Simon's irresistible romantic comedy comes to The Academy Theatre just in time for Valentine's Day! (more...)

Academy Theatre Presents 'The Sunrise of AIDS'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Combining community outreach and creativity, Academy Theatre does it again with its world premiere of The Sunrise of AIDS. This production has been created by a professional ensemble of actors, playwrights, and educators under the leadership of Robert Drake, the Artistic Director of The Academy Theatre. (more...)

Academy Theatre & Impact Theatre Atlanta to Present GRACE AND GLORIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2015

Grace and Glorie by Tom Ziegler opens Oct. 2, 2015, kicking off the new season for both Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta. (more...)

Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble to Hold Auditions for Singers, 8/16 & 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2010

Charlotte Contemporary Ensemble, a choral performing group, is celebrating more than 30 years of musical excellence and is looking to add additional singers. CCE is looking for people who enjoy learning music from a vast repertoire of genres and styles; classical, sacred, spirituals, broadway, jazz, contemporary, including music by African-American composers and arrangers. Interested parties should be able to learn music and attend weekly rehearsals every Monday evening from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. (more...)

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