2017-2018 Mainstage Season:

A Season of the American Landscape

What does it mean to be an American?

Magnolia

By Regina Taylor
Directed by Regina Taylor
Performances
October 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13

“Magnolia,” an adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s “Cherry Orchard” set in Atlanta in 1962, touches on issues of both race and class, and features a newly elected mayor who has overseen the construction of a wall between a black and a white neighborhood.

The Way West

By Mona Mansour
Directed by Caroline Wood
Performances
November 8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18

“The Way West” revolves around a family matriarch who is an absolute believer in the pioneer spirit of the country, and who maintains a steadfast faith in self-reliance even as her world disintegrates. Is she on her own?

Beautiful City

By George F. Walker
Director Elizabeth Margid
Performances
February 22, 23, 24, 28 & March 1, 2

“Beautiful City,” which follows the story of a rapacious landlord trying to take over a whole neighborhood, and the people who, in their fight to stop him, enlist the help of a woman who has magical powers.

Macbeth

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Dawn Akemi Saito
Performances
April 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21

A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition, enabled by his wife, and heady with the madness that comes from abuse of power, Macbeth murders lies, and steals his way to the throne.

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