• The event that shook Atlanta

    In 1958, The Temple on Peachtree was bombed, presumably to further sow division in the midst of the Civil Rights struggle. Instead, the city came together with a newfound resolve in the face of hatred, paving the way for dramatic social change. Our world premiere of The Temple Bombing explores the people and the stories of that fateful event.
  • Ordinary people. Earth-shaking history.

    Four ordinary people try to find their place in the history swirling around them, deciding whether to spectate—or participate. Too Heavy for Your Pocket is the latest winner of our Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition. See it on the Hertz Stage from now–February 26. 
  • Less glass slipper, more hot sneaker.

    This modern, magical, musical retelling of Cinderella is bringing the house down in the best possible way—it's our last production before we renovate our theater space and it's the latest world premiere by Janece Shaffer (Troubadour). Bring the whole family this spring.

Meet Jiréh

"I had some issues with some things. And so I asked my grandmother." Jiréh Breon Holder is the playwright of Too Heavy for Your Pocket, the latest winner of our Alliance/Kendeda Competition. Meet him and learn more about the show in this video, then see the world premiere of his play.

Join our newsletter

The Alliance Theatre always has something going on – on stage and off. Sign up to receive emails from us, including The Insider, our monthly newsletter that will give you the rundown on everything going on and coming up, including on-sale dates for tickets, opportunities to go behind the scenes, discounts from Alliance Theatre friends and partners (like restaurants, Zoo Atlanta, the High Museum of Art, and more), special events, acting classes, and so much more.

 

Artistic Development

The Alliance Theatre has institutionalized its commitment to:

  • Develop and produce powerful new plays
  • Foster new playwrights
  • Strengthen the national theatre field by supporting the work of emerging writers
  • Establish Atlanta and its local theatres as key venues for launching original and compelling plays
  • Introduce Atlanta audiences to the country’s brightest playwrights
About Us

The Alliance Theatre is the lead producing theatre in the Southeast, creating the powerful experience of shared theatre for diverse people on two stages. We value excellence, pursued with integrity and creativity, and achieved through collaboration. We deliver powerful programming that challenges adult and youth audiences to think critically and care deeply.

Home Page

Blog

While Troubadour kicked off the new year with rhinestones and rockin' original country music, another historic Nashville-centered show has

Our teen ensemble had the opportunity to see Too Heavy for Your Pocket and share their thoughts. Read what they had to say.

courtenays-cabaret

It’s time to open up a slot in your calendar because “Courtenay’s Cabaret: Home for the Holidays” gives you that warm, fuzzy feeling that epitomizes the season. Here are five reasons why.

Twitter

Contact:

1280 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404.733.4650

Send Us A Message