Pictured above: the set of GET’s 2019 Night Must Fall. Photo credit: Casey Gardner.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre has announced their reworked season, set to kick off in 2021. From January to April, the Roswell theatre will present three shows including two previously announced musicals and an added play.

Check out the full lineup below!

In the words of the theatre

Unfortunately, due to the public health crisis, it’s unsafe for us to open our first show of the season as scheduled on August 27th. As difficult as it is to plan right now, we’re still very optimistic about entertaining you when the time is right.

-The GET team

Bright Star

Musical
January 7-24, 2021

A newspaper editor in 1940s North Carolina sets out to find the true story of her difficult past in this homey musical that jumps back & forth in time. A heartwarming Appalachian story built around a gorgeous bluegrass score. This will be a modified version of Bright Star, the musical we were rehearsing when we had to close in March. Adjustments are being made for health and safety and will result in a pared-down concert-style show, allowing actors to remain a safe distance from each other.

Alabama Story

Play
February 18-March 7, 2021

Based on a true story, this drama follows an Alabama librarian in her fight against censorship of a children’s book that appears to violate Jim Crow laws by showing a white bunny rabbit and a black bunny rabbit getting married. DC Metro Weekly says the play, “poses a benevolent challenge to lift up libraries and librarians.” Florida Studio Theatre artistic director Richard Hopkins says it’s “probably the best Southern play I’ve read in 10 or 20 years.”

The Pretty Pants Bandit

Musical
April 1-18, 2021

From housewife to hero! Marie Baker, her gang, and one infamous pair of guns took the country for a year-long ride that would make headlines–notoriously leaving the men she robbed with their pants down. Set in 1930s Miami, Marie’s story is a fun, thrilling adventure inspired by a true story. We’ve been developing this new musical for nearly a year and we can’t wait to share it with you!

About those tickets…

Season subscriptions go on sale this fall, followed by individual tickets. Visit get.org for more information.

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