Mark Your Calendar for our 2016 Season of Shows
February 4-14-Charlotte's Web by E. B. White -Directed by Tanya Caldwell An affectionate, sometimes bashful pig named Wilbur befriends a spider named Charlotte, who lives in the rafters above his pen.
March 11-13-Love Loss and What I wore- Directed by Dot Reilley
Based on the best-selling book by Ilene Beckerman and stories by Nora and Delia Ephron, Love Loss and What I Wore used the memories triggered by clothing and accessories to communicate heartwarming and often hilarious stories.
May 6-22 You Can’t Take it With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's – Directed by Scott King
You Can't Take it With You introduces audiences to the freethinking Sycamore family and the mayhem that ensues when their daughter's fiancé brings his conservative, straight-laced parents to dinner on the wrong night.
August 4-7-The Tempest – Children’s musical -Directed by Nancy Caldwell
An amazing musical introduction to Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'.
Dramatic and full of life, this is the story of Prospero the magician, who causes a shipwreck in his attempt to find justice.
September 9-25 Run for Your Wife - Directed by Marla Krohn
Taxi driver John Smith is the happiest man in the world – until one night, while saving a bag lady from muggers, he’s knocked unconscious. When he doesn’t come home, his wife Mary calls the police – and so does his other wife Barbara !!
October 21-22-23- Bewitching
A collection of original short plays that cast a spell.
Lawless Spirits History Tour-Oct 27-29
Back by popular demand this Halloween History tour takes you through the City of Norcross to meet gun slingers, Hobos riding the rails and Carney folk.
November4-20- A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry - Directed by Joanie McElroy
Set on Chicago's South Side, the plot revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations of the Younger family: son Walter Lee, his wife Ruth, his sister Beneatha, his son Travis and matriarch Lena. When her deceased husband's insurance money comes through, Mama Lena dreams of moving to a new home and a better neighborhood in Chicago..
December 8-18- A Charlie Brown Christmas - Directed by Tanya Caldwell
The classic animated television special, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation where Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the other Peanuts grapple with the real meaning of Christmas.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Awards were founded in 1994 by Russ Ivey to recognize the hard-working actors, directors, designers, and theaters for their contributions to the performing arts in metro Atlanta. Each year the MATs celebrate these hard-working artists with a formal ceremony, presenting awards in 18 different categories of theater work. The MATs are open to community and non-union professional theaters.
This year Lionheart is proud to announce that we have earned 7 nominations.
Mat Board Award
Cathryn Johns as Miss Jones in How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying
Major Supporting Actor- Larry Jr. as Tyler Taylor in Laughing Stock
Best Lighting Design- Gary White for Laughing Stock
Best Sound Design- Bob Peterson for Laughing Stock
Best Original Work- Laura King, play write- The Harmony Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Jubilee
Best Youth Actor –Bella Westwood as Roberta in The Harmony Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Jubilee
Best Minor Supporting Actress-Melissa Rainey as Carol in The Harmony Baptist Church Ladies Auxiliary Christmas Jubilee
Awards Ceremony will be August 28.