Georgia Southern theatre professor appointed regional chair of Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

GEORGIA Southern University theatre professor Lisa Abbott has stepped into a new role as the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) "region 4 chair." The regional festival, held each year in February, provides a forum where students and professionals have the opportunity to take part in auditions, performances, portfolio reviews and workshops.

Front Porch Improv thrives during difficult times

During the hourlong show, Chris Williams and Matt Nickley talk about, basically, anything
FRONT Porch Improv was poised to have an incredible summer.

Savannah Performance Project: keeping the arts community connected

Chris Bass talks about his live streams, the future of arts and theater
'It’s almost impossible to survive this if we don’t collaborate in some way'

Remember When @Telfair Square, 1995

Savannah Children’s Theater’s Laura Keena Wild reminisces about a powerful childhood memory
Way back in 1995, when Wild was 11 years old, she attended a production of Romeo & Juliet in Telfair Square, as part of City Lights’ Shakespeare in the Park

The Impossible Dream comes to Asbury

Church theatre company is back after hiatus with Man of La Mancha
MARKING 55 years since its Broadway debut, the perennial favorite Man of La Mancha will again be performed on a local stage — this time by the musical mavens at Asbury Memorial Church Theatre Company, who are back with a new show after a two-year break. Famous for its high-quality shows and pro-level singing and acting talent in the congregation, Asbury’s version of the popular show will be directed by local theatre veteran Travis Spangenburg.

Charlotte’s Web gets a Savannah Stage makeover

Starland Yard performance kicks off regional tour, Forsyth encore closes it
'Playing animals is always a challenge, but it’s something that we have to throw our imagination into 110 percent'

Savannah Children's Theatre's 'Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'

Beloved story comes to life
SAVANNAH CHILDREN'S THEATRE is prepping an exciting production of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, and it's bound to be just as exciting and full of adventure as the book itself. The story follows the titular character waking up with gum in his mouth, which gets in his hair and starts a complete domino effect of no terrible, horrible, no good, very bad-ness.

Collective Face brings Intimate Apparel to life

David Poole talks about Lynn Nottage’s beloved play
The story revolves around Esther, an African-American seamstress living in a boarding house for women in New York City

Savannah Rep parodies, honors Chekov with ‘Vanya’ performance

Chekov-esque comedy opens Feb. 28
Savannah Rep’s production features a cast of local theater veterans as well as guest actor Bash Halow

The future of theater in Savannah: A special report

A roundtable discussion of the challenges and frustrations facing local theater companies — and the opportunities
THE THEATER SCENE in Savannah is — as many are across the nation — one of constant ups and downs.


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