Cotton Patch Gospel

Fri, 07/10/2009 - 5:05pm
By: theatricaloutfit
08/12/2009 - 7:30pm
08/30/2009 - 5:00pm

Written by Tom Key & Russell Treyz with Music & Lyrics by Harry Chapin. This gem of musical theater adapts Clarence Jordan's "Cotton Patch" versions of the gospels of Matthew and John for the stage, transplanting the story of Jesus into the mid-20th century American South and considering what might have happened had Jesus been born in Georgia. Directed by Tom Key and produced in association with Georgia Ensemble Theatre, where the production will run an additional 3 weeks. Recommended for all ages. Weds. - Sats. at 7:30 pm; Sats. & Suns. at 2:30 pm. $35. Group discounts and $15 student tickets available; $15 Seniors Matinee Wed., Aug. 19 at 2:30 pm; Student Matinee Wed., Aug. 26 at 11 am; Talkback with cast and director following the performance Fri., Aug. 28. For tickets and more information, call the Box Office at 678.528.1500 or visit

The Balzer Theater at Herren's
84 Luckie Street
Atlanta, GA 30303