On Stage Now
July - August 2020
Chaos. Uncertainty. Over the past several months we have all come face-to-face with the difficult, delicate nature of our times. In the midst of everything, how do we care for each other? How do we choose to love and be loved? PARTNERS, the stage play, aims to ask and answer just those questions. A theatrical production streaming LIVE on Boxcast.tv, PARTNERS is a unique experience you can’t afford to miss. A fresh story to revive your time at home, mark your calendars to catch showings this June 10-14.
Directed by Emil Thomas. Starring Tina Sade Mitchell and Kaleb Mitchell.
2020-2021 Canon Season
Christmas isn’t about the gifts — it’s about the people you spend it with. You probably didn’t need us to tell you that, but the protagonists in Gift of the Magi 2.0 could probably use a reminder. Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square presents this adaptation of O. Henry’s timeless holiday fable by N. Emil Thomas for the 5th year in a row. Jim, an Atlanta streetcar driver struggling to make ends meet during the Atlanta Transit Strike of 1950, goes to great lengths to buy a Christmas gift for his wife Della, unaware that Della is going to similar lengths to afford a gift for him. This story of family, sacrifice and the blessings we take for granted is coming
The Mountain top is a fictional retelling of how Martin Luther King Jr. spent his last night on earth, before his tragic assassination. After delivering his famous “I’ve been to the mountaintop speech” on behalf of the sanitation workers in Memphis, Martin goes to the Lorraine Motel to rest before another long day of campaigning. His world is spun on his axis when he meets Camae, a beautiful maid, who delivers his room service. At first, they only exchange flirtatious remarks, but soon they start a deep dialogue about Martin’s hopes and fears, and the two develop a true understanding. When Camae reveals that she is an angel that has come to prepare…