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Alliance Theatre Names Lawrence Bennett The New Director Of Production Photo Alliance Theatre Names Lawrence Bennett The New Director Of Production
by A.A. Cristi - May 14, 2021

After conducting a thorough national search, the Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce that Lawrence Bennett has been chosen as the new Director of Production for the Alliance Theatre, beginning July 19, 2021.  Bennett brings to his new role 15 years of production management and technical direction experience in a variety of company leadership positions. 

LISTEN: Atlanta Opera Helps Make Masks and Gowns For Hospitals in Need Photo LISTEN: Atlanta Opera Helps Make Masks and Gowns For Hospitals in Need
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2020

In a new segment on WABE, Atlanta Opera is talking about how they are working to make safety masks and gowns for hospitals in need.

Roundabout Underground's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Enters Final Fortnight Photo Roundabout Underground's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Enters Final Fortnight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

A friendly reminder that Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed New York premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jir h Breon Holder, directed by Margot Bordelon, after extending its initial limited run. The extension week will include three special performances reserved for NYC public school students from schools affiliated with Roundabout's expansive education program.

RTC's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Extends, Will Offer Special Shows for NYC Students Photo RTC's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Extends, Will Offer Special Shows for NYC Students
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a one-week extension to the Roundabout Underground production of Too Heavy For Your Pocket by Jireh Breon Holder now through November 26, 2017. The extension week will include three special performances reserved for NYC public school students.

Jireh Breon Holder's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Opens Tomorrow at Roundabout Photo Jireh Breon Holder's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Opens Tomorrow at Roundabout
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first new play of Roundabout Underground's expanded 2017-2018 season, the New York premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jir h Breon Holder, directed by Margot Bordelon, and featuring Eboni Flowers (Evelyn Brandon), Hampton Fluker (Tony Carter), Brandon Gill (Bowzie Brandon) and Nneka Okafor (Sally-Mae Carter).

Roundabout's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway Photo Roundabout's TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A friendly reminder! Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first new play of Roundabout Underground's expanded 2017-2018 season: the New York premiere of Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jir h Breon Holder, directed by Margot Bordelon, and starring Eboni Flowers (Evelyn Brandon), Hampton Fluker (Tony Carter), Brandon Gill (Bowzie Brandon) and Nneka Okafor (Sally-Mae Carter).

Alliance Theatre Welcomes Hurricane Evacuees For A Free Performance Of SHAKESPEARE IN Photo Alliance Theatre Welcomes Hurricane Evacuees For A Free Performance Of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

It's one of the most quoted phrases in show business The show must go on. And in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma's track past Atlanta, the Alliance Theatre has decided to proceed with its regularly scheduled Tuesday evening performance of Shakespeare in Love at the Conant Performing Arts Center.

Brandon Gill to Star in TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET This Fall at Roundabout
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first new play of Roundabout Underground's expanded 2017-2018 season, the world-premiere production of Too Heavy For Your Pocket by Jireh Breon Holder, directed by Margot Bordelon, and featuring Eboni Flowers (Evelyn Brandon), Hampton Fluker (Tony Carter), Brandon Gill (Bowzie Brandon) and Nneka Okafor (Sally-Mae Carter).

Social Enterprise Initiative Scholarship Announced
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2017

Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta (HBSCA) proudly announces the 2017 winners of its Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI) Scholarships - an annual program that grants local leaders access to executive education courses at Harvard Business School. Since its inception in 1997, HBSCA has awarded more than 78 outstanding nonprofit leaders in Georgia with the SEI Scholarship.

Photos and Video: The Wall Crumbles at Alliance Theatre's Ground Breaking
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Atlanta's nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre celebrated its upcoming renovation with a special ground breaking last week on the Alliance Stage. Staff, Board Members, Donors and special guests donned hard hats as a large section of the stage wall toppled over, signifying the start to the theater's transformation. Scroll down for photos from the ground breaking, plus watch the moment the wall fell! 

Jireh Breon Holder's Civil Rights Work TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET Gets Rolling World Premiere with Roundabout
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Trustees of The Laurents / Hatcher Foundation, Inc. have announced that Too Heavy For Your Pocket by JIREH BREON HOLDER is recipient of the Laurents / Hatcher Foundation Award.

Mike Schleifer Named New Managing Director of Alliance Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - May 25, 2016

The Alliance Theatre announces today the appointment of Mike Schleifer to Managing Director. Schleifer has been serving the organization in the capacity of General Manager since March 2014, having arrived from a thirteen-year run at Baltimore's Center Stage. The promotion comes ahead of three transformative years for the Alliance as the organization embarks on an exciting renovation. 

Alliance Theatre Announces Final Designs for Theater Transformation
by Christina Mancuso - Oct 28, 2015

The Alliance Theatre has released final design renderings of its theater transformation, which is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2017.  This is the first major building reinvention for the theater since its construction in 1968 as part of the Woodruff Arts Center campus, also home to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and High Museum of Art. 

Alliance Theatre Announces New General Manager, Mike Schleifer
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

After conducting a thorough national search, the Alliance Theatre has announced that Mike Schleifer has been chosen as the new General Manager of the Alliance Theatre, beginning March 3, 2014. Schleifer steps into the position left vacant by Max Leventhal, who served the Alliance for 10 seasons before transitioning to the role of Owners' Representative to the Woodruff Arts Center in September, 2013. Schleifer brings to his new role 19 years of theatre management experience in a variety of company leadership and stage management positions.

BWW Reviews: BENEATHA'S PLACE at Center Stage - World Premiere is Stunning Success
by Charles Shubow - May 24, 2013

Artisitic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah successfully adds his play to the 'Raisin Cycle'.

CENTERSTAGE Launches New Open Captioning System
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2011

CENTERSTAGE is introducing a new Open Captioning system for their hearing impaired patrons.

CENTERSTAGE Launches New Open Captioning System
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 13, 2011

CENTERSTAGE is introducing a new Open Captioning system for their hearing impaired patrons.