Impact Theatre Atlanta

Real Women Have Curves

Ana just graduated from high school. She dreams of going to college and becoming a writer, but for now she works in her sister’s garment factory in East L.A. The hours are long and the pay is low. Still, Ana grows to appreciate the strength, passion, and dedication of the women she works beside. While these women struggle issues from body image to deportation, they still find joy, humor, and beauty.

Real Women Have Curves

Ana just graduated from high school. She dreams of going to college and becoming a writer, but for now she works in her sister’s garment factory in East L.A. The hours are long and the pay is low. Still, Ana grows to appreciate the strength, passion, and dedication of the women she works beside. While these women struggle issues from body image to deportation, they still find joy, humor, and beauty.

The Roommate by Jen Silverman

Sharon, in her mid-fifties, is recently divorced and needs a roommate to share her Iowa home. Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, needs a place to hide and a chance to start over. But as Sharon begins to uncover Robyn’s secrets, they encourage her own deep-seated desire to transform her life completely. A dark comedy about what it takes to re-route your life – and what happens when the wheels come off.

The Roommate by Jen Silverman

Academy Theatre and Impact Theatre Atlanta present The Roommate by Jen Silverman!

Sharon, in her mid-fifties, divorced recently and needs a roommate to share her Iowa home. Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, needs a place to hide and a chance to start over. But as Sharon begins to uncover Robyn’s secrets, they encourage her own deep-seated desire to transform her life completely. A dark comedy about what it takes to re-route your life – and what happens when the wheels come off.

The ReRooting by Betty Chaney

Brewing up a storm is common in Mississippi. In The ReRooting: The Culmination of The Rooting Place Saga by Betty Chaney, one such storm erupts creating a disaster of epic proportions for Jeffrey Lee. Unknown to the rest of the family, he needs to flee the farm Oba’s great, great grandmother Mama Ida had willed to him. Before he can leave, however, a boisterous young woman and her son arrive. Is it by chance that Aly and her son have come here to visit? And is it by chance that her son turns up missing during a tornado watch a few days later? It may take one final confrontation between Oba and Jeffrey Lee to finally tide the storm that rages.

This show is rated PG-15. Audience discretion is advised.

  • What: The ReRooting by Betty Chaney
  • Where: 599 N. Central Ave Hapeville, GA
  • When: Aug. 1 through 18, various times

How Much: $25 general admission, $20 for seniors and students

The ReRooting by Betty Chaney

 

Brewing up a storm is common in Mississippi. In The ReRooting: The Culmination of The Rooting Place Saga by Betty Chaney, one such storm erupts creating a disaster of epic proportions for Jeffrey Lee. Unknown to the rest of the family, he needs to flee the farm Oba’s great, great grandmother Mama Ida had willed to him. Before he can leave, however, a boisterous young woman and her son arrive. Is it by chance that Aly and her son have come here to visit? And is it by chance that her son turns up missing during a tornado watch a few days later? It may take one final confrontation between Oba and Jeffrey Lee to finally tide the storm that rages.

This show is rated PG-15. Audience discretion is advised.

  • What: The ReRooting by Betty Chaney
  • Where: 599 N. Central Ave Hapeville, GA
  • When: Aug. 1 through 18, various times

How Much: $25 general admission, $20 for seniors and students

Hi De Hi De Ho: Cab Calloway

Starring Rob Jerome as Cab Calloway, this show brings the legendary American jazz singer, dancer, and band leader to life. From his early childhood days singing in a church choir through his legendary time at Harlem's Cotton Club, learn the story of this musical genius. Story: Larry Parr Director: Brenda Porter

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Hi De Hi De Ho: Cab Calloway

Starring Rob Jerome as Cab Calloway, this show brings the legendary American jazz singer, dancer, and band leader to life. From his early childhood days singing in a church choir through his legendary time at Harlem's Cotton Club, learn the story of this musical genius.

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