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A Statement of Support for the National Endowment for the Arts


The president’s most recent FY2018 budget proposal recommends the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), calling for a minimal allocation “for expenses necessary to carry out its closure.”  The NEA annually leverages a small amount of federal money into enormous support for access and development in the arts across the country, including the Alliance Theatre and many other theater and cultural organizations in Georgia.

Top 5 Reasons to See Too Heavy for Your Pocket at Alliance Theatre

While Troubadour kicked off the new year with rhinestones and rockin' original country music, another historic Nashville-centered show has been taking shape downstairs on the Hertz Stage. Winner of the 2017 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, Too Heavy for Your Pocket centers around two married couples in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement. Bowzie, a young black man, receives a full scholarship to Fisk University. But when word of the Freedom Rides in the South infiltrates the classroom, he becomes pulled in another direction.



We've officially hit summer here in Atlanta, and while temperatures are rising outside, we're staging the hottest dance party inside: The Dancing Granny. But with all there is to do this season, why should you grab the kids and come see the show?

A little known fact about the Alliance?
"We are the largest producing theatre in Georgia and if you break out our education department and its shows, that would be the second."

What is your hope for the future?
"For myself, I want to be happy. Motivation to succeed. For humanity, I wish for there to be more understanding, without disregard or hate."



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