Two Augusta organizations to receive part of $795,000 art grant

The Augusta Symphony and Augusta Players organizations will receive part of a $795,000 grant from the Georgia Department of Economic Development's Georgia Council...

The Artside: Arts offerings include exhibits, history, shows, contests

...Saturday and at 3 p.m., Sunday at Greenbrier High School. Tickets are $15; $8 for ages 12 and younger. Call the Augusta Players at (706) 826-4707.THERE ARE A FEW more days to see the Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History's Civil Rights...

'Shrek' adds music to once upon a time

...Prince Charming doesn't always get the girl.The Augusta Players will close their season May 8-10 with the Augusta...Richard Justice, who began his acting career in the Augusta Players Youth Theatre in 1978, lends his talents to the musical...

Legends shut down GreenJackets in series opener

The home season debuts of two Augusta players were spoiled by the team's sluggish return to Lake Olmstead Stadium from a long road trip.The GreenJackets struggled to piece...

Aiken Community Playhouse show will spell laughter

...play anxiety-ridden adolescents competing in a spelling bee.Brotherton, who has Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre and Augusta Players credits on her acting resume, said she's enjoying her first role in an Aiken Community Playhouse show."It is...

The Way We Were: Savannah River Raft Race

...and end at a downtown park as part of an arts festival. "Performances by the Augusta Ballet Theater Company, the Augusta Players Youth Theater, and 'The Wright Spirit' singers will cap the day," the newspaper proclaimed.By April, large advertisements...

Georgia Regents' men's basketball team stays with recruiting formula

...senior Tommy Williams, a transfer from East Tennessee State who played at Richmond Academy. They give the team four Augusta players (Crump played at Josey and Tamyrik Fields played for Aquinas).According to ESPN, Brooks was the 23rd-ranked...

'Deathtrap' is comedy and thriller of 'devilish cleverness'

...moved to Edgefield and is enjoying her first production with Edgefield Theatre Company. She has performed with The Augusta Players and Le Chat Noir."I love working with Edgefield and the theatre," she said. "I have never done a thriller quite...

Augusta Players consider final curtain call

...Augusta's main community theater may be exiting stage left. Clark Lingenfelter, president of the 54-year-old Augusta Players organization, said he is ready to disband if he doesn't start seeing an increase in monetary and volunteer support...

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Defends Augusta Players director

...Re your Sept. 18 article, "Augusta Players consider final curtain call...about the imminent demise of the Augusta Players and the allegations by Clark...organization afloat. I think the Augusta Players should thank Mr. Willis for...

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