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DUNWOODY, Ga. — Once a year, the folks at Stage Door Players — actors, directors, technicians, board members, volunteers and patrons — get together to recognize and celebrate the good work we’ve all enjoyed during the previous season. This year was no different as the crowd came together on …

DUNWOODY, Ga. — The Dunwoody Art Festival and Johns Creek Arts Festival, both organized by Splash Festivals, have been recognized with the “200 Best” award by Sunshine Artist magazine.

ROSWELL, Ga. — Georgia Ensemble Theatre, the professional North Fulton theater company, is driving to Brookhaven this summer to remount its acclaimed production of the Pulitzer prize-winning play “Driving Miss Daisy” by Alfred Uhry. 

As I left the theatre, my face was sore. I simply couldn’t stop smiling throughout the performance of Xanadu, Jr. This production by Jerry’s Habima Theatre at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta is pure joy for performers and audience members alike. 

“Long ago in a country far, far away” has become “here and now” on the boards as Dunwoody High presents Mary Rodgers’ and Marshall Barer’s musical classic “Once Upon a Mattress.” The show is the musical retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Princess and the Pea.”

Dunwoody’s own professional theatre, Stage Door Players, kicks off the 2019 leg of its Sapphire Season with a celebration of heritage in Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award award winning “The Last Night of Ballyhoo.”

The St. Martin’s Drama Department won Best Over-All Production Design (costumes, set, lights, sound, props) at the Georgia Jr. One-Act Competition held in Savannah on Oct. 20. Eighth graders Emma Schwind (far-left) and Nicholas Lennon (center) were selected for the All-Star Festival Cast.

Marty is over the hill—or is he? He has retired from a life of teaching English to high school students, and he wants to know: what comes next? What’s on the other side of that frightening hill? What in the world is he supposed to do with himself, other than drive his loving wife crazy?

Just as every show is different from the show before, no two award presentations are exactly the same. But, this year, theater supporters and award winners noticed something was missing as they gathered on Aug. 19 for the Woodie Awards ceremony – the trophies themselves.

Rounding out its 44th Season, Dunwoody’s very own professional theatre Stage Door Players produces the Tony Award-nominated hit musical, “Smokey Joe’s Cafe.” The high-energy revue showcases the music and lyrics of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller, under the directio…

Let’s get this out of the way: “Living on Love” might not be the best sounding title. Perhaps you might be expecting the average generic comedy—maybe a “Barefoot in the Park” wanna-be. 

Continuing the 44th Season of Dunwoody’s very own professional theatre, Stage Door Players produces the regional premiere comedy, “Living on Love,” written by Joe Di Pietro and directed by SDP Artistic Director Robert Egizio.

Once in a great while, you stumble across that rare thing in theater, a brilliant play with an even more brilliant production. Stage Door’s “Mass Appeal” simply sparkles. It makes you want to say a hearty “amen,” and wait for somebody to pass the collection plate.

Continuing its 44th season Stage Door Players produces the Tony-award winning comedy/drama, “Mass Appeal,” written by Bill C. Davis and Directed by James Donadio.

Long time Dunwoody resident Judy Winters has turned a family event into a comic mix of misspellings, mispronunciations and misunderstandings in “Midsummer Nights’ Spell: A Play on Words” currently playing at Onion Man Theater in Chamblee.

Act3 Productions in Sandy Springs celebrated the beginning of the 2017-2018 season with the rowdy musical “The Robber Bridegroom.” This delightful show, part hoedown, part folk tale, is based on a Eudora Welty novella by the same title and set on the Natchez Trace in Mississippi in a time wh…

“To everything there is a season and a time for every purpose” – and on Sunday evening, August 20 it was a time to celebrate Dunwoody’s Stage Door Players 2016-2017 season with the annual Woodie Awards presentation. And what a wonderful season it was, filled with so many fine performances th…

So, you want to stage one of the big ones—a musical from the pantheon, a Broadway classic. The good news is, you’ll have no trouble selling tickets. The bad news is, you'd better get it exactly right. You're about to be measured against the likes of Ethel Merman. Or a film version with a hug…

Ah, the elegant early ‘60s: the long-ago age of the “bachelor pad.” Unlike the frumpy “man caves” of today, the bachelor pad was the spot where Rock Hudson might wear down Doris Day. Hip interiors, a hi-fi set loaded with Johnny Mathis, and a portable bar made the scene.

Stage Door Theater has announced its 44th Season as Dunwoody’s own professional theater. According to Executive Director Robert Egizio, the season includes new takes on favorite American classics.

It’s the season of high school musicals. And North Springs Charter High School’s talented students recently delivered a wonderful performance of the musical comedy, “Sister Act,” by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater, based on the 1992 film.

Continuing the 43rd Season of Dunwoody’s very own professional theatre, Stage Door Players produces the comedy/drama, The Cemetery Club by Ivan Menchall. Dina Shadwell directs. The show opens on Friday, March 17, and runs through Sunday, April 9. Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays …

Who doesn’t love a good Agatha Christie whodunnit? Make no mistake, “And Then There Were None” is one of the most gripping. Over the years, it’s been a mainstay of TV, cinema, stage, and paperback reprints. And Act3 Productions’ recent offering of this Christie classic does not disappoint. 

Take one talented high school cast and crew, mix in classic Shakespeare, some Cole Porter tunes, and a bit of farce, and you have a delightful evening of entertainment with “Kiss Me, Kate” at The Wesleyan School last weekend.

Georgia’s only theatrical company featuring actors with special needs, directed and produced by professionals, will present its 24th production, “The Wizard of Oz” March 9 - 19. All Habima productions are held at the MJCCA’s Morris & Rae Frank Theatre, 5342 Tilly Mill Road.

Every now and then we all need a little Agatha Christie. Ms. Christie was the master of the modern who-dunnit, particularly in the British parlor with a cast of suspects, each with his or her own motive.

Stage Door players goes back to the boards Friday with the comedic Murder Mystery,”Death by Design” by Rob Urbanati. Suehyla El-Attar directs.

The Department of Drama at North Springs Charter High School just completed a run of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic, “A Raisin in the Sun,” leaving theater-goers transported to Chicago’s south side in the early 1950s by a strong cast of seniors and one freshman.

It's "the most wonderful time of the year." At least on paper. We all know that Christmas brings more stress than a chortling chubby guy stuck in your chimney.

Recently named one of Atlanta’s Top 5 Theater Companies by CBS Local for the 2015-2016 Season, Stage Door Players has announced its 43rd season of entertaining, exciting programming.

Performers, directors, production designers, and season ticket holders gathered Sunday at the North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center to celebrate the 2015-2016 season at Dunwoody’s Stage Door Players with the annual Woodie Awards. And what a wonderful season it was, filled with so many fine perfo…

Are you in the mood for some cutting edge theatre presented by the best young talent in the metro Atlanta area? Then you don’t want to miss the Teen Summer Stock production of “Urinetown: the Musical,” opening on Thursday, July 14 at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta.