Entertainment

Raiders of the Lost Ark showing at The Fred Sat.

Bring the family out for a free movie and popcorn under the stars as “Raiders of the Lost Ark” will be shown on the big screen Saturday, Aug. 14 at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, sponsored by Dolce Hotels and Resorts. Read More»

'Raiders of the Lost Ark' at 'The Fred'

Bring the family out for a free movie and popcorn under the stars as “Raiders of the Lost Ark” will be shown on the big screen Saturday, Aug. 14 at The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater, sponsored by Dolce Hotels and Resorts. Read More»

Auditions for PTC Civic Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'

The Peachtree City Civic Ballet Company announces open auditions for the annual Fayette County Nutcracker Ballet on Saturday Aug. 21. With a cast of over 100 roles, dancers from the entire area ages 3 and up of all levels are invited to attend the free audition. The Civic Ballet Company presents this classic holiday extravaganza complete with delightful scenery, beautiful costumes, and traditional choreography. Read More»

'The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds' at NCTC

From left, Merry Arace, Katie Ruttinger and Jennifer Dorrell rehearse a scene from the upcoming production of “The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” at Newnan Community Theatre Company. Photo/Special.

The Newnan Community Theatre Company’s next production in their 2010 Season is the classic drama “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Paul Zindel. The show opens Aug. 12 and runs Thursday through Sunday for two weekends. This show is recommended for audiences ages 13 and up. Read More»

Bon Jovi tribute band at 'The Fred,' Aug. 28

It could be a long time before Bon Jovi ever takes the stage at “The Fred.” On Aug. 28, local residents will get the next best thing.

Slippery When Wet will be the first of what concert promoter Chris Verdon hopes to be a series of tribute band concerts. A tribute band should sound like the band whose songs they are performing and often have the look as well. Slippery When Wet captures both qualities and if you are a Bon Jovi fan, like Verdon, you will be blown away. You can check them out at www.slipperywhenwetband.com. Read More»

Feliciano at 'The Fred' Aug. 7

Feliciano at 'The Fred' Aug. 7

Acclaimed by critics as the “Greatest Living Guitarist” and known as the first Latin artist to cross over into the English music market, Jose Feliciano brings his talent to the stage of the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City on Saturday, Aug. 7 as the final concert in the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. Read More»

Twilight brings back 'Les Miz' for final weekend

Robert Gould of Fayetteville and Erin Macke of Peachtree City

The Twilight Theatre's production of “Les Miserables: School Edition” continues July 30 and 31 at The Frederick Brown, Jr. Amphitheater in Peachtree City. This popular Broadway musical stars Robert Gould of Fayetteville, Michael Reep,  Celia Sullivan, Erin Macke, Olivia  Werneke, Olivia Ricker, and Nora Wilfong of Peachtree City, Anthony Spezzano of Tyrone,  Paige Smith of Jonesboro, and Korey Echols of McDonough, along with a supporting cast of 70 students. Read More»

The B-52s drop in to PTC this Saturday

The B-52s drop in to PTC this Saturday

The B-52s bring their party-music revolution to Peachtree City on Saturday, July 24 at the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater as part of the 2010 BMW of South Atlanta Summer Concert Series. It has been said that the B-52s are as American as the Beach Boys, and with their thirty plus years of experience and over twenty million albums into their career, the B-52s remain among the most beloved rock stars ever. Read More»

Locals live out rock and roll fantasies at camp with World Classic Rockers

Locals live out rock and roll fantasies at camp with World Classic Rockers

When the World Classic Rockers and their students from their one day rock and roll fantasy camp blew away the crowd at The Frederick Brown Jr, Amphitheater in 2009, Amphitheater and Tourism Director Nancy Price knew she had to bring them back for an encore in 2010.

“So many people loved the show last year and wrote to us to please bring them back,” Price said. “It was the spotlight show that got the most write-ins on last year’s end of the season survey.” Read More»

Legacy Theatre presents 'Annie'

“Annie,” also known as “Little Orphan Annie,” started out as a comic strip about an orphaned redhead who is adopted by Daddy Warbucks and has many adventures. The musical productions, both on stage and screen, have far surpassed the comic strip’s popularity as hundreds of thousands of girls have taken the stage all over the world to belt out Annie’s inspirational song “Tomorrow.” And yet, the show isn’t just about the big song from the little sweetheart. “Annie” gives audiences a little bit of history with a large portion of humor and toe-tapping numbers from start to finish. Read More»

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