Keith Randolph-Smith, Crystal Fox, and Tyrone Mitchell Henderson in the 2014/15 production of Blues for an Alabama Sky. Photo by Jeff Roffman.
This production was staged as part of our 2011/12 Season

The Real Tweenagers of Atlanta

The Real Tweenagers of Atlanta

October 29 to November 13, 2011 | On the Alliance Stage
World Premiere
Part of the Family Series

"I enjoyed the play very much. I enjoyed the audience involvement and the real life situations." —Lane Sticher, grade 8

"It's a 10 out of 10 performance! ...very cheerful and entertaining..." —Marshal Phipps, grade 8

"I enjoyed the performance. It was very accurate to the problems of being a tweenager. There is no better way to say it for such an age group." —Zach Pendleton, grade 7

"I loved the performance, it was hilarious." —Jesse Martinez, grade 6

OMG! Rosemary Newcott, the Sally G. Tomlinson Artistic Director of Theatre for Youth, once again demonstrates her talent for developing new children’s work by staging The Real Tweenagers of Atlantaan improvisational musical for tweenagers. Conceived and directed by Newcott, this new musical created from interviews with 'tweens in our community is part talent show, part pep rally. Young and old, you might just find maybe we’re all a little 'tween after all. ROTFL.

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