115 Grady Avenue

Athens, Georgia 30601

115 Grady Avenue

Athens, Georgia 30601

The Preacher’s Wife: Special Event

Special Event Preacher's WifeThe Players have planned a special trip to the Alliance Theatre and we want you to join us! Town & Gown veteran, Tituss Burgess, has written his first musical and it’s making its world premier in Atlanta. Based on the 1996 film starring Whitney Houston and Denzel Washington, The Preacher’s Wife will feature Amber Riley (Glee, The Wiz Live!) and Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy, Waiting to Exhale) and make its debut on the Coca-Cola Stage at the Alliance.

Town & Gown has procured a block of excellent seats in the center balcony for the matinee on Sunday, May 26th. To make this a fun and relaxing experience, we’ve also arranged for a pre-show brunch and transportation to and from the theatre. Our tentative schedule is:

11:00 am – Brunch in the Arcadia Garden at Town & Gown
12:00 pm – Board the motorcoach for the drive to Atlanta
1:45 pm – Arrive at the Alliance Theatre

2:30 pm – Curtain rises on The Preacher’s Wife
5:30 pm – Begin the return trip to Athens
7:00 pm – Arrive back at Town & Gown

The price per person is $140.00, which includes brunch, transportation, and your ticket to the show.

Tickets are VERY limited but we still have some great seats left. To reserve your spaces, please fill out this form: https://forms.gle/bgmGipzcUnHcTRjY6 Tickets will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. We must have your reservation request no later than Monday, May 20th.

Questions? Email our Development Chair, Amy Miller, at development@townandgownplayers.org.

Show Dates:

  • May 26, 2024   11:00 am

Admission:
$140.00

Address: 115 Grady Avenue, Athens, GA 30601

The Icarus Monologues

Icarus Monologues June 28-30
The Icarus Monologues
Written and Directed by Libby Grace Garrett

Stories have been warped since time began. Twisted and turned into something they are not. The Icarus Monologues explores how stories have been twisted by their tellers, and history by its winners, through the medium of Greek gods and goddesses. Join this old cast of characters through a new lens, and journey into history (re)told.

Show Dates:
Friday, June 28, 2024   8:00pm
Saturday, June 29, 2024   8:00pm
Sunday, June 30, 2024   2:00pm

Admission:
$5 for Adults

Address: 115 Grady Avenue, Athens, GA 30601

The Hello Girls

Written by Cara Reichel and Peter Mills 
Directed by Joshua Darnell
Musical Direction by Jonathan Sparks

Show Dates: June 7-9 and 13-16, 2024

Set during World War I, this raucous and beautiful musical tells the story of the U.S. Army’s first female telephone operators unit. Their service shattered barriers, saved lives, and paved the way for generations of women in the Armed Services. An ever-changing world is on the line–will you answer the call?

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.

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