Entertainment

STG presents musical about teachers

Southside Theatre Guild in Fairburn is giving you a behind the scenes look with “Teachers, The Musical.”

The cast features Sharpsburg residents Tommy McDaniel and Truman Griffin, Fayetteville’s Alexia Barrett and Lauran Wilkerson, Jim Abert of Acworth, Marti Catrett of Barnesville and Maureen McDaniel of Haralson.

“Teachers, The Musical” was written by Atlanta playwright Robin Seidman. The music was composed by David Reeb. Read More»

PTC School of Dance offers free dance classes over week of winter break

Tyler Parks is one of the teachers offering up his expertise during the Hip Hop Master Class. Photo/Special.

Peachtree City School of Dance offers classes in ballet, hip hop, jazz, pointe, tap, contemporary and musical theater for all ages. Check out PTCSchoolofDance.com for a complete schedule or call us at 770-632-1544.  Read More»

NCTC announces auditions for ‘Cabaret’

The musical “Cabaret” by Joe Masteroff takes places in Germany in the 1930s. The audience is invited, by the emcee, to escape to the Kit Kat Klub and leave all their troubles behind. Newnan Community Theatre Company (NCTC) will present the show in May. Read More»

Plenty of ideas for Valentine's Day weekend

Valentine’s Day is on a Sunday this year, what many consider a school night, but that doesn’t let you off the hook as your Valentine will probably expect to go somewhere this weekend to celebrate. If you need some ideas, this article should give you plenty. Read More»

Author’s ‘Equal Time Point’ posits terrifying ‘what if?’

Author’s ‘Equal Time Point’ posits terrifying ‘what if?’

Fayette County resident Harrison Jones knows a little something about Trans-Atlantic flights. Jones, an author who has just released his first novel, ‘Equal Time Point,’ was a pilot for Delta for 22 of his 32 years with the company. Read More»

Konos Academy presents Disney’s Beauty And The Beast

Members of Konos Academy in Fayetteville have been memorizing lines, learning songs, and perfecting choreography as they prepare to perform “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.”

Konos Academy is a homeschool program with students who meet once a week in Fayetteville. Students attend from six south metro counties.

Every year all Konos high school students take three weeks of intensive rehearsals to learn, stage, and perform a major dramatic production. Read More»

‘The Rock’ wings it in ‘The Tooth Fairy’

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Here’s a tooth fairy math question from my mother the editor: Children have 20 primary teeth. Would you be better off getting $5 per tooth, or getting a penny for the first tooth, two pennies for the second tooth, four pennies for the third tooth and continuing to double the dough for each tooth up to twenty? Now that the boring math message is out of the way, let’s get on with the review. Read More»

Concert cutback means lotto for season ticketholders

Thousands of people flock to the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater each year for the summer concert series. Photo/Special.

Patrons of the Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater’s summer concert series will soon be receiving their ticket renewal forms in the mail along with an announcement of this year’s acts for the season.

While “The Fun is Back” at the Fred, this season will be difficult for some season ticket holders as the venue shrinks its concerts to one per weekend. Cutting back to one concert per artist is part of a bid to get The Fred making a profit, said Amphitheater Manager Nancy Price. Read More»

NCTC announces auditions for “Death of a Salesman,” Feb. 1 and 2

The American classic, ”Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller, is the story of a man in search of the American Dream.

Auditions for the drama will be held on Feb. 1 and 2 at Newnan Community Theatre Company in downtown Newnan. There are roles for eight men, ages 20s to 60s, and five women, ages 20s to 60s. Auditions will begin at 7 p.m. Actors may attend either evening to try out for a role. Those trying out for a role will be asked to do a cold reading from the script. No experience is necessary to audition. NCTC is an all-volunteer theatre. Read More»

British farce, ‘What The Butler Saw’ comes to NCTC

From left Randy Drake, Brian Walsh, Robby Culp, Chaz Ferguson, Ann Kohen, Trey Stephens.  In front, Scott Pollak. Photo/Kelsey G

By Tony Daniel
Special to The Citizen

The Newnan Community Theatre Company kicks off the 2010 season tonight with their production of “What The Butler Saw.” Written by Joe Orton, this over-the-top British comedy sets the farcical tone early, when Dr Prentice (played by Trey Stephens) tries to seduce his newest employee, Geraldine (played by Jennifer Sovik). When the good doctor’s wife catches him in the act, the fun begins. The characters fly in and out, and insanity takes over. Read More»