Main Stage Production: Jest A Second
by James Sherman
Directed by Davin Grindstaff
September 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 Sarah and Bob, who are expecting a child, are hosting a birthday bash for Sarah’s mother. But Sarah’s brother Joel shows up early with a shocking surprise – he is gay, and the amazing girlfriend Randy he has been telling the family about is actually a man. Joel’s plan to come out to their parents comes off the rails when he chickens out, and Bob decides to help him by dressing in drag and pretending to be Randy, the successful doctor girlfriend that Sarah and Joel’s parents have heard so much about. Hilarity ensues as the Goldman family comes together to discover love, honesty, and acceptance.
Lawless Spirits Tour Directed by Tanya Caldwell October 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 Wander through the streets of Historic Norcross and see the past come to life. Gun fights, Bank Robbers, Family Feuds, Train Wrecks and more. This guided walking tour is a must for history buffs as well as those who love a good story.
Main Stage Production: Intimate Apparel
by Pulitzer-Prize Winning Playwright Lynn Nottage
Directed by Myrna Feldman
November 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 The time is 1905, the place New York City, where Esther, a black seamstress, lives in a boarding house for women and sews intimate apparel for clients who range from wealthy white patrons to prostitutes. Her skills and discretion are much in demand, and she has managed to stuff a goodly sum of money into her quilt over the years. One by one, the other denizens of the boarding house marry and move away, but Esther remains, lonely and longing for a husband and a future. Her plan is to find the right man and use the money she’s saved to open a beauty parlor where black women will be treated as royally as the white women she sews for. By way of a mutual acquaintance, she begins to receive beautiful letters from a lonesome Caribbean man named George who is working on the Panama Canal.
Main Stage Production: In Bethlehem Inn
(a light dinner theatre event)
by John W. Carter
Directed by Tanya Caldwell
December 13, 14, 15 The audience walks into Bethlehem Inn to enjoy a meal with the Innkeeper and his family. The dinner is interrupted by Joseph and Mary who need to seek refuge in the inn while Mary goes into labor, but there is no vacancy. As part of the crowd, the audience watches the night unfold into the birth of Jesus.