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Alliance Presents Premiere Of Award-Winning Play GOODNIGHT, TYLER Photo Alliance Presents Premiere Of Award-Winning Play GOODNIGHT, TYLER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition continues to spotlight the best emerging playwrights with a full production for the competition winner and staged readings for four competition finalists.  The 15th competition winner, GOODNIGHT, TYLER is the story of Tyler Evans, a young Black man who wants to be remembered for who he was rather than how he died. GOODNIGHT, TYLER is written by B.J. Tindal who completed his MFA in writing for screen and stage at Northwestern University in 2018.  Directed by Kent Gash, GOODNIGHT, TYLER will have its world premiere on the Hertz Stage Feb. 16 - March 10, 2019.  Opening night is Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m.   

Alliance Presents Premiere Of Award-Winning Play GOODNIGHT, TYLER Photo Alliance Presents Premiere Of Award-Winning Play GOODNIGHT, TYLER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition continues to spotlight the best emerging playwrights with a full production for the competition winner and staged readings for four competition finalists.  The 15th competition winner, GOODNIGHT, TYLER is the story of Tyler Evans, a young Black man who wants to be remembered for who he was rather than how he died. GOODNIGHT, TYLER is written by B.J. Tindal who completed his MFA in writing for screen and stage at Northwestern University in 2018.  Directed by Kent Gash, GOODNIGHT, TYLER will have its world premiere on the Hertz Stage Feb. 16 - March 10, 2019.  Opening night is Thursday, February 21, at 7:30 p.m.   

14th Annual Suzi Awards Gala Announced At The Conant Performing Arts Center  Photo 14th Annual Suzi Awards Gala Announced At The Conant Performing Arts Center 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Atlanta professional theatre artists, producers and patrons gather to celebrate the 2017-2018 season of plays and musicals at the 14th Annual Suzi Bass Awards on Monday, November 5, 2018, at 7pm, doors open at 6pm.  The event is being held at the Conant Performing Arts Center at Oglethorpe University, 4484 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30319.

2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced Photo 2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2017-2018 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, August 27, to patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party was generously hosted by Synchronicity Theatre, at 7:30pm, One Peachtree Pointe, 1545 Peachtree St. NE #102, Atlanta.  

Alliance Announces Playwriting Competition Winner & Finalists Photo Alliance Announces Playwriting Competition Winner & Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition continues to spotlight the best emerging playwrights with a full production for the competition winner and staged readings for four competition finalists.  Sheltered, the 14th competition winner, is the story of one American couple's harrowing decision to rescue 50 Jewish children from Europe during WWII.  Sheltered is written by Alix Sobler who recently earned her MFA in Playwriting from Columbia University. During the Alliance's season-long renovation, Sheltered will be staged at Actor's Express, March 1 - 25, 2018. 

The 2017 Suzi Bass Awards Winners Announced- Full List! Photo The 2017 Suzi Bass Awards Winners Announced- Full List!
by Sarah Fitts - Nov 6, 2017

The winners of the 13th Annual Suzi Bass Awards have been decided!

HAND TO GOD to Get Atlanta Premiere at Dad's Garage Photo HAND TO GOD to Get Atlanta Premiere at Dad's Garage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce the Atlanta premiere of HAND TO GOD, the irreverent puppet comedy that was a 2015 Tony Award nominee for Best Play and the most produced play in American regional theater last season. Marc Masterson, Artistic Director of South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California, directs this darkly delightful (The New York Times) production. HAND TO GOD explores the startlingly fragile nature of faith, morality, and the ties that bind us. Performances are October 20 November 12, 2017 at Dad's Garage while the Alliance Theatre undergoes a complete renovation. Opening night is Wednesday, October 25.

The Alliance Theatre and Aurora Theatre Lead Suzi Bass Awards Nominations; Full List  Photo The 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.

Alliance Theatre Showcases Emerging American Playwrights with National Graduate Playwrighting Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition continues to spotlight the best emerging playwrights with a full production for the competition winner and staged readings for four competition finalists.  Too Heavy for your Pocket, the 13th competition winner, will have its world premiere on the Hertz Stage February 4 - 26, 2017.  Opening night is Thursday, February 9, 2017. 

Suzi 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. 

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for UGLY LIES THE BONE at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Rehearsals started yesterday for The Alliance Theatre's production of Ugly Lies the Bone, a beautifully written drama about postwar recovery by Lindsey Ferrentino. Ugly Lies the Bone will run on the Hertz Stage at the Alliance Theatre September 16 - October 9, 2016. Opening night is Wednesday, September 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

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. 

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for UGLY LIES THE BONE at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Rehearsals started yesterday for The Alliance Theatre's production of Ugly Lies the Bone, a beautifully written drama about postwar recovery by Lindsey Ferrentino. Ugly Lies the Bone will run on the Hertz Stage at the Alliance Theatre September 16 - October 9, 2016. Opening night is Wednesday, September 21, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Alliance Theatre Extends ETHEL Through May 1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

The Alliance Theatre has announced its a final extension of the smash hit, ETHEL, written by and starring accomplished Atlanta performer Terry Burrell. ETHEL is a glimpse into the magnificent and very complicated life of the legendary stage and film star ETHEL Waters. ETHEL will close the Alliance's Hertz Stage season at the Alliance Theatre. The show was scheduled to close on April 17, and had already extended once to April 24. This is a final extension and the show MUST CLOSE on May 1, 2016.

Photo Flash: Terry Burrell's ETHEL Begins Tonight at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for Alliance Theatre's production of ETHEL, written by and starring accomplished Atlanta performer Terry Burrell. ETHEL is a glimpse into the magnificent and very complicated life of the legendary stage and film star Ethel Waters. ETHEL will close the Alliance's Hertz Stage season at the Alliance Theatre, running tonight, March 25, through April 17, 2016. Opening night is Wednesday, March 30, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Terry Burrell's ETHEL at Alliance Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

Rehearsals are underway for Alliance Theatre's production of ETHEL, written by and starring accomplished Atlanta performer Terry Burrell. ETHEL is a glimpse into the magnificent and very complicated life of the legendary stage and film star Ethel Waters. ETHEL will close the Alliance's Hertz Stage season at the Alliance Theatre, running March 25 through April 17, 2016. Opening night is Wednesday, March 30, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Alliance Theatre's TUCK EVERLASTING and BULL DURHAM, Will Swenson & More Among Nominees for Atlanta's 2015 Suzi Bass Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

This evening, Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2014-2015 Atlanta professional theatrical season. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Horizon Theatre. Guest announcers included the ladies of The Weird Sisters Theatre Project: Kelly Criss, Veronika Duerr, Jaclyn Hofmann, Tiffany Porter, and Megan Rose.

TUCK EVERLASTING, Will Swenson and More Among 2014-15 Suzi Bass Award Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Tonight, the Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2014-2015 Atlanta professional theatrical season to theatre patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Horizon Theatre. Guest announcers included the ladies of The Weird Sisters Theatre Project: Kelly Criss, Veronika Duerr, Jaclyn Hofmann, Tiffany Porter, and Megan Rose. Among the notable nominees are Broadway-bound TUCK EVERLASTING and stage vet Will Swenson, who starred in BULL DURHAM at the Alliance. Scroll down for the full list of nominees!

Photo Flash: First Look at Becky Ann Baker, Zoe Winters and More in Alliance Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

STEEL MAGNOLIAS began performances on Tuesday, October 22, 2014 and officially opens tonight, Wednesday, October 29, 2014, starring Becky Ann Baker, Beth Broderick, Mary Pat Gleason, Deirdre Lovejoy, Sarah Stiles and Zoe Winters in a strictly limited engagement at the Alliance Theatre (1280 Peachtree Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Alliance Theatre, Actor's Express, Serenbe's OKLAHOMA! and More Among 2013-14 Suzi Bass Award Nominees; Ceremony Set for 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

The Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2013-2014 Atlanta professional theatrical season this evening to theatre patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Actor's Express in the King Plow Arts Center of Atlanta. Guest announcers included performers Christy Baggett, Laura Cole, Danielle Deadwyler, and Tess Malis Kincaid.

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