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Spotlight on Artistic Director Bob Farley
The 2011-2012 Season
Theatre for Youth
Spotlight on Artistic Director Bob Farley
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Congratulations to our own Artistic Director Robert J. Farley for receiving the 2011 Flourish Award from the Kennesaw State University College of the Arts.   

  

The Award commends Bob for the “truly significant” work that he has done at Georgia Ensemble Theatre.  “Not only have you created a tremendous cultural asset for Fulton County, but the work that you do extends far beyond the county line. Thank you for all that you do to help the arts ‘flourish’ in our community.”

We are so proud of you, Bob!

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We are so excited about our 2011-2012 Season which is just around the corner!
  
Saddle up and mosey along with us to the Wild West; foxtrot into romance and the jazzy music of the Roaring 20’s; ride shotgun down the open highway til you get to that midlife crisis fork in the road; continue winding into the north Georgia mountains and come face to face with outrageous comedy; and finish your crazy trip with a high velocity drop into a burnin’ ring of fire!  Sound like a fun adventure?  We think so.
  
Buckle up and hang on …
  
Call us today to reserve your tickets to see an extraordinary patchwork of comedy and music that will take you on a wild romp and adventure!  Subscribers get the best value and receive perks throughout the year!
  
Season packages available starting at $115 (or $90 for students and seniors). 
  
Call 770-641-1260 to reserve your seats today!
 
The Season:
  
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Harrison Long in “Diamond Studs”

Sept. 1-18

Panhandle Slim and the Oklahoma Kid
by Jeff Daniels
Return to the days-gone-by of the American Wild West in this fresh new comedy by film and Broadway star Jeff Daniels.  Thrown together by unfortunate circumstances, an ornery vagrant outlaw and a singing cowboy argue the virtues of mayhem, music, true love, and the meaning of life as they try to live by the cowboy code.  This prairie showdown features original songs, as well as scoundrels, six-guns and a horse named Buttermilk. 
Nov. 3-20  
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Luis Hernandez & Cara Mantella in “The Boys Next Door”

Glimpses of the Moon

Book and Lyrics by Tajlei Levis, Music by John Mercurio
This sparkling romantic music and dance extravaganza follows the jazzy whirl of New York high society in the “Roaring 20’s.”    Based on Edith Wharton’s 1922 novel, this delightful romp asks the age-old question: marry for love .. or for the love of money?  This exciting musical will send you clamoring for your nearest ballroom dancing class!  
 
Jan. 5-22
Becky’s New Car
by Steven Dietz 
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Kathleen Wattis in “Lying in State”
“When a woman says she needs new shoes, what she really want is a new job.  When she says she needs a new house, she wants a new husband.  And when she says she wants a new car, she wants a new life.”   You’re invited to ride shot-gun with Becky Foster as she faces her own fork in the road on a wickedly funny, inventive and touching ride through the perils of middle age.
  
Feb. 23-Mar. 11
The Foreigner
by Larry Shue
This may be one of the funniest American plays ever written as it uses every device in the comedy storehouse to make you laugh yourself silly!  Charlie’s shyness renders him helpless in conversation – so when a friend covers for him by telling the other guests in a rural Georgia mountain lodge that he is an exotic foreigner and speaks no English, Charlie ends up hearing more – MUCH more – than he should!
  
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Dolph Amick, Rob Lawhon & Ricardo Aponte in “Buddy: the Buddy Holly Story”

April 12-29

Ring of Fire – The Johnny Cash Musical Show
Created by Richard Maltby, Jr., Conceived by William Meade
We’re gonna raise the roof with this barn-burner of a musical that celebrates the songs of an American legend, The Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash.  This thrilling show will feature an ensemble of many of your favorite GET singers and musicians who will make Ring of Fire an extraordinary theatrical event to add to our rich history of high energy, sold-out, foot-stomping musicals!
 
Subscribers Get a Discount on our Fabulous Theatre for Youth Family Performance when purchased with your Season Ticket!
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Cast of “Stuart Little”

Roald Dahl’s Fantasy Adventure for Children

James and the Giant Peach
You and your favorite little ones won’t want to miss this enchanting classic story brought to life.  Escape with James and his insect friends as they go on amazing adventures inside a magical peach.
  
Family performance:  Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 11:30am
  
Tickets only $6 each when purchased with your subscription.

 

Georgia Ensemble Theatre is the Official Resident Professional Theatre Company of the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell, GA  30075 
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A Special Offer from Our Friends at Georgia Shakespeare:
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Don’t miss the shows critics are calling “dazzling” and “eloquent.”

The Tempest & Antony and Cleopatra
by William Shakespeare
 in repertory through July 23

 Catch the magic of The Tempest  and the passion of Antony and Cleopatra  now through July 23.  And don’t miss Michael Frayn’s hilarious farce Noises Off, rounding out the summer Festival, July 28 – August 14.

Georgia Shakespeare’s Shakespeare Repertory continues through July 23 with The Tempest and Antony and Cleopatra.  Atlanta theatre reviewer Wendell Brock calls The Tempest “dazzling… elegantly told and lovely to look at…” while Antony and Cleopatra “takes off like a rocket to the moon.”   

Patrons get $5 off* tickets when they call the Box Office at 404.504.1473 and mention GET.    More info at gashakespeare.org.

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