115 Grady Avenue

Athens, Georgia 30601

115 Grady Avenue

Athens, Georgia 30601

A Day in the Life of Adolph Zukor

A Day in the Life of Adolph Zukor

Director: Ginny Simmons
Assistant Director: Melanie Marty

Witness the comical hijinks during this Golden Age of Hollywood where studio moguls, like Adolph Zukor reign supreme. Hedda Hooper, the infamous gossip columnist, is going to write an expose about the day in the life of Adolph Zukor. What follows is a chain of meetings, double crossing deals, and power plays with some of Hollywood’s most famous power players such as Ethel Merman, Chico Marx, Mae West, Marlene Dietrich, Adolph Zukor, and of course, Hedda Hopper herself.

Starring a talented cast of actors who will be playing several roles within the play:
Beta Vitale
Christine Carpenter
Jara Davis
Lora Hogan
Cassandra Morning
Nelita Willey
Josh Darnell
Brandon Card
Skip Hulett
Arnie Krauss
Sam Hopkins
Steve Elliott-Gower

Show Dates:

  • July 8, 2022   8:00pm
  • July 9, 2022   8:00pm
  • July 10, 2022   2:00pm

Admission: $5 for adults, Free for Season Pass Holders

Address: 115 Grady Avenue, Athens, GA 30601

WUGA Talks Into the Woods

WUGA Interview Into the Woods

The Town & Gown Players presents Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine Friday April 22nd Through Sunday May 1st at the Town & Gown Theatre. The musical follows well-known fairy tale characters as they try to make their wishes come true. Director Bryn Adamson speaks with WUGA’s Michael Cardin.

Hear the interview on the WUGA website at this link: https://www.wuga.org/local-news/2022-04-21/into-the-woods-athens-town-and-gown

Volunteer Drive

Volunteer Drive

From set construction to buying toilet paper, we count on volunteers to keep our shows running. Sign up for committees, specific tasks, or just let us know about your special skills so we can reach out with the perfect project for you.

Please email questions to info@townandgownplayers.org.

Eat Pizza for T&G

Eat Pizza for T&G

Love pizza? Love Town & Gown? Mellow Mushroom is donating back to Town & Gown Players – you can help by eating! On Tuesday, April 26th Mellow Mushroom at 320 East Clayton Street will donate 15% of Takeout orders to Town & Gown Players. Please help us by RSVPing to save the date and inviting a friend (or 2) to eat with you! RSVP at this link.

Please email questions to Amy Miller at development@townandgownplayers.org.

Event Date:

  • April 26, 2022 4:00 – 9:00 pm

Address: 320 East Clayton Street, Athens, GA 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, followed by a discussion. The viewing will be at the Lyndon House Arts Center.

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

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. 

Address: 211 Hoyt St, 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.

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