115 Grady Avenue

Athens, Georgia 30601

115 Grady Avenue

Athens, Georgia 30601

Juneteenth Series: Athens Vignettes

Juneteenth Series: Athens Vignettes

The Athens community is invited to acknowledge, celebrate, and honor Juneteenth by joining in a community-led, community-wide 19 Days of Juneteenth celebration. Town & Gown Players will participate on Saturday, June 4, 2022 with a showing of the taped performance of the play, Athens Vignettes by Dr. Roshaunda Breeden. The viewing will be in the Memorial Garden (outdoors) followed by an open discussion.

Town & Gown Players premiered Dr. Breeden’s Athens Vignettes: A Dialogue with the African American Community on October 15-17th and October 22-24th, 2021. The production was directed by Dr. Freda Scott Giles, Associate Professor of Theatre and the Institute for African American Studies at UGA. The play addresses Athens history as viewed in the present concerning Linnentown, the Baldwin Hall remains, the relationship between UGA and the Athens African American community, and the impact of urban renewal. Read coverage about the performance in the Athens Banner-Herald at this link.

Reservations are essential, as there will be only 50 seats. Register to attend the event by filling out the linked form below. The event is free of charge and will take place rain or shine.

Please email questions to Narke Norton at president@townandgownplayers.org.

Learn more about the Athens-Clarke County Juneteenth Series here.

Show Dates:

  • June 4, 2022   8:00pm

Admission:
Free. Limited to the first 50 RSVPs. Sign up coming soon!

Address: 115 Grady Avenue, Athens, GA 30601

Noises Off

Noises Off

Writer: Michael Frayn
Director: Lucy Haskill

With their opening night on London’s West End just hours away, a cast of actors staggers through rehearsal. Just when the director thinks things couldn’t get worse—they do. With lost lines, love triangles and sardines flying, pandemonium takes over before intermission. Can the cast pull their act together both in front of the footlights and behind the curtain? A love-letter to the thrilling and unpredictable nature of the stage, Noises Off will leave you rolling in the aisles as everything that could go wrong, does go wrong.

Show Dates:

  • June 17, 2022   8:00pm
  • June 18, 2022   8:00pm
  • June 19, 2022   2:00pm
  • June 23, 2022   8:00pm
  • June 24, 2022   8:00pm
  • June 25, 2022   8:00pm
  • June 26, 2022   2:00pm

Admission:
$20 for Adults
$15 for Members, Seniors, and Students
$12 for Members, Seniors, and Students on Thursday

Address: 115 Grady Avenue, Athens, GA 30601

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Writer: Robert L. Freedman & Steven Lutcak
Director: Ron Alexander

Edwardian style and classic farce ensue when middle-class Englishman Monty Narvarro learns he is the ‘son of the daughter of the grandson of the nephew of the second Earl of Highhurst.’ He relentlessly pursues his rightful earldom, accompanied by hilarity, stunning operatics, and an array of unforgettable characters.

Audition Dates:

  • June 20, 2022   7:00pm – 10:00pm
  • June 21, 2022   7:00pm – 10:00pm

Show Dates:

  • August 12, 2022   8:00pm
  • August 13, 2022   8:00pm
  • August 14, 2022   2:00pm
  • August 18, 2022   8:00pm
  • August 19, 2022   8:00pm
  • August 20, 2022   8:00pm
  • August 21, 2022   2:00pm

Admission:
$20 for Adults
$15 for Members, Seniors, and Students
$12 for Members, Seniors, and Students on Thursday

Address: 115 Grady Avenue, Athens, GA 30601