The Color Purple comes home

Susan Booth, the Alliance Theatre’s artistic director, traveled to New York in 2005 for the Broadway premiere of The Color Purple. “I had this great experience,” Booth says. “This woman – who will go nameless – was there from Atlanta. In the lobby, she caught up with me and said, ‘We have to bring this to Atlanta.’

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Georgia Arts & Entertainment Legacy Awards announced

Three Atlanta arts leaders took home Georgia Arts & Entertainment Legacy (GAELA) awards on Oct. 1. Vince Anthony, director and founder of the Center for Puppetry Arts, Kenny Leon, artistic director and co-founder of True Colors Theatre Company, and Ruth Mitchell, founder of Ruth Miller Dance Theatre, were honored for making significant contributions to Georgia’s cultural heritage…

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Georgia Arts & Entertainment Legacy Awards announced

Three Atlanta arts leaders took home Georgia Arts & Entertainment Legacy (GAELA) awards on Oct. 1. Vince Anthony, director and founder of the Center for Puppetry Arts, Kenny Leon, artistic director and co-founder of True Colors Theatre Company, and Ruth Mitchell, founder of Ruth Miller Dance Theatre, were honored for making significant contributions to Georgia’s cultural heritage…

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