Our Town Opens at True Colors Theatre Feb. 25

News   Our Town Opens at True Colors Theatre Feb. 25
Kenny Leon has staged a multicultural production of Thornton Wilder's Our Town for Atlanta's True Colors Theatre, which officially opens Feb. 25.

Leon, who serves as artistic director of True Colors, reconceived the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning classic to utilize two actors in the role of the Stage Manager. Performances continue through March 21 at the Southwest Arts Center.

Bethany Anne Lind portrays Emily Webb, with Eugene Russell IV as George Gibbs, and Ellis Eugene Williams and Daniel Thomas May sharing the role of the Stage Manager.

The cast also includes Donna Biscoe (Mrs. Gibbs), Willa Bost (Woman in Balcony, Mrs. Soames), Jill Jane Clements (Mrs. Webb), Neal Ghant (Dr. Gibbs), Alexandra Jackson (Rebecca Gibbs, Lady in the Box), Jmichael (Man in the Auditorium, Simon Stimson), Mark Kincaid (Mr. Webb), Eric Little (Howie Newsome), Bill Murphey (Professor Willard, Constable Warren), as well as Andrea Gooden, Kislyck Halsey and Trevor Hill.

Set in New England at the turn of the 20th century, Our Town documents the lives of the townsfolk in Grovers Corners. Interest in the perennial work was reignited following the celebrated Hypocrites Theatre production re-imagined by David Cromer, which opened to raves Off-Broadway in February following a successful Chicago premiere.

For tickets phone (404) 588-0308 or visit TrueColorsTheatreCompany. The Southwest Arts Center is located at 915 New Hope Road in Atlanta, GA.

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