Tapas II: Steady As She Goes

Join us for Tapas, a collection of ten-minute plays!

Academy Theatre proudly presents Tapas II: Steady As She Goes. This show is comprised of a collection of ten minute short plays each based on the prompt of ‘Steady As She Goes’ and nearly all are premiers!

When: July 7 – July 23, 2017

Where: Hapeville Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door!

Uprooting by Betty Chaney


This sequel to last summer’s hit The Rooting Place picks up 20 years later when Oba is in college. The complexion of Oba’s skin had made him an outsider and an enemy to his black Mississippi cousins during his boyhood. Now at 20 years old, he returns to Mississippi to claim his great, great grandmother’s inheritance, but he finds that not only is his inheritance at risk, but also that he is forced to find a way to gain his cousins’ respect and his manhoodWhen: August 4 – August 27, 2017

Where: Hapeville Performing Arts Center

Tickets available soon!

The Sunrise of AIDS – Now On Tour!

Slide4 When her granddaughter and friend are too shy to ask their mother about getting tested for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, Grandma not only takes them but volunteers to be the first to take the test.This show will be presented both on stage and on tour. Contact to book this show.