Artistic Director: Susan Booth
Director of New Projects: Celise Kalke
Playwright: Sarah Gubbins
Play title: privacy
Founded in 1968, the Alliance Theatre has become the leading producing theater in Atlanta and throughout the southeastern United States, creating the experience of shared theater for diverse people. Reaching more than 200,000 patrons annually, the Alliance delivers powerful programming that challenges adult and youth audiences to think critically and care deeply. Known for its high artistic standards and national role in creating significant theatrical works, the Alliance has premiered more than eighty original productions, including Tony Award winners The Color Purple
by Alice Walker, Aida
by Elton John and Tim Rice, and Alfred Uhry’s The Last Night of Ballyhoo
. The Alliance has a reputation for developing important American musicals with a strong track record of Broadway, touring, and subsequent productions, including the world premieres of Sister Act: The Musical
, Come Fly Away
, and Stephen King and John Mellencamp’s Ghost Brothers of Darkland County
. The Alliance also creates and nurtures the careers of playwrights through the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition. Furthermore, the works produced by the Alliance allow locally-based artists the chance to create on a nationally-watched stage, building and sustaining Atlanta’s artistic community.
Play Synopsis: Paige has locked herself in the bathroom. Her girlfriend Dee is trying to get her to come out and attend her movie premiere, but Paige is scared of revealing their relationship to the public. Their argument sheds light on privacy’s potential implications for same-sex couples.