Tag Archives: Theater

Meet the Director, Joanie McElroy of “The Rainmaker”

Joanie McElroy is the artistic director of Merely Players Presents, an independent theatre company, along with her creative partner, Ken Crease. She has been active in Atlanta theatre for over 20 years, most of them spent in the director’s chair.  A few of her directing credits at Lionheart Theatre Company include To Kill a Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men, Clybourne…
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Meet Brandi Kilgore, Director of A Southern Exposure

Brandi Kilgore was first introduced to performing in Kindergarten where her role as the narrator and her fantastic side ponytail were both showstoppers. Since this auspicious stage debut, Brandi has continued to grow in her love for theatre and has enjoyed acting, directing, playwriting, and sketch comedy. For the past several years, Brandi has enjoyed…
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From the Page to the Stage

It is becoming increasingly popular these days for literature such as novels and comic books to be adapted to the stage. Having a strong starting point in a popular property or bestselling novel is sometimes viewed as a head start in a blockbuster production. This isn’t always true, obviously, and has in some cases (such…
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What Kids Get Out of the Community Theater Experience

Few people will deny the fact that theater has innumerable benefits, especially people who are actively involved with the arts. It is a great stress reliever and an excellent way to meet new people who are not just a couple cubicles over in the office. But did you know that children also benefit greatly from…
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