Jun 25, 2012
Teachers with an i.d. will be offered complimentary tickets to the July 5th performance of EVELYN IN PURGATORY, a World Premiere production of Topher Payne's prize-winning drama about public school teachers.
Jul 05, 2011
Join us after the 7pm performance of "A Thousand Circlets" for a discussion with Susan Binford from the Alzheimers Association, Georgia Chapter. Expand your knowledge of this disease and earn about resources to help you care for loved ones.
Jul 01, 2011
Come to the July 9th performance of Essential Theatre's "A Sleeping Country" in your pajamas and we'll provide a free ticket as well as cookies and milk.
Apr 25, 2011
The Essential Theatre Festival receives over fifty new plays by Georgia playwrights for its 13th Annual Playwriting Award.
Jul 05, 2010
Essential Theatre presents "Darker Face of the Earth" by Rita Dove, the world premiere of Peter Hardy's "Sally and Glen at the Palace" and the 2010 Playwriting Award Winner, "Qualities of Starlight by Gabriel Jason Dean
Jun 12, 2010
Essential Theatre presents "Darker Face of the Earth" by Rita Dove, directed by Betty Hart, opening night reception with Pulitzer Prize Winner, Former U.S. Poet Laureate, playwright Rita Dove. July 8th, VIP reception 7 pm, 8 pm performance.
May 16, 2010
VIP Reception with Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American former Poet Laureate Rita Dove. Regional Premiere of "Darker Face of the Earth". The classic story of Oedipus is re-imagined on a slave plantation in the American South.
Apr 08, 2010
Help celebrate Georgia playwrights, Georgia wines and the best in new theatre on June 27th at 5:30 pm at the Essential Theatre Festival Preview Celebration & Fundraiser: " Wine & Words" at the Atlanta Four Seasons Hotel.
Jan 04, 2010
Rita Dove, a, playwright and former United States Poet Laureate, will be the keynote speaker for Georgia Perimeter College’s 14th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration to be held on Friday, Jan. 15, 2010.
May 25, 2009
The Essential Theatre, Atlanta’s home for original voices and new perspectives, adds to its rich history of presenting the most provocative new plays in Atlanta with the 11th Annual Essential Theatre Festival.