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ABTF Children's PlayFest!

(Fulton Co. West End Performing Arts Ctr)

2016 Atlanta Black Theatre Festival

Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)

ABTF Children's PlayFest! (Fulton Co. West End...

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Children's Playfest Day Pass for One
Includes admission for one to all four Children's Playfest events listed here.

($12.50 base ticket + $1 tax + $2.50 fee = $16)

Front rows are reserved for Day Pass holders.

Oct 8, 2016 $16.00 $0.00
SPEAK UP! Your Voice Matters

@ 1:30pm

Individual tickets are sold out. The front rows are reserved and still available for Day Pass holders.
Oct 8, 2016 Free $0.00
Boo's Black History Blues

@ 2:30pm

  more info
Oct 8, 2016 $7.00 $0.00
The Boy Who Would Be King

@ 4pm

  more info
Oct 8, 2016 $7.00 $0.00
J.O. Hess Bus

@ 6pm

  more info
Oct 8, 2016 $7.00 $0.00

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Sat. October 8, 2016 @ 1:30pm: Workshop: SPEAK UP! Your Voice Matters

Presented by Shelton Land, PhD


SYNOPSIS:The "Speak-Up: Your Voice Matters" workshop is designed for individuals of all age groups and backgrounds. It utilizes basic monologue practices and Toastmaster training techniques to help boost public speaking/communication skills through a fun and engaging learning experience. 

GENRE:  Workshop

SUITABILITY: General Audience (For children 5+)

PRODUCER: Landmindz, Inc. (Macon, GA)

PERFORMANCE(S): Children's Play Fest Workshop Sat. Oct. 8th @ 1:30pm (Running time: 45 mins.)





Sat. October 8, 2016 @ 2:30pm: Boo's Black History Blues 

by award-winning playwright, Mary McCallum

Will Boo be cured of her “black history blues”?


SYNOPSIS: The young heroine Boo loves watching TV — and hates it when her granny comes over to talk about important African-Americans like Jackie Robinson and Marian Anderson. When Boo is magically transported to the Land of Awk, where black history has been banned, she meets some new friends on their own personal journeys. Eventually, she finds her way home, but not before learning some important lessons.

GENRE: Children's Theatre, Drama, Orginal Script

SUITABILITY: Family Friendly (All Welcome!)

PRODUCER: Sistah Style Productions, (Nashville, TN)

PERFORMANCE(S): Children's Play Fest Performance Sat. Oct. 8th @ 2:30pm (Running time: 60 mins.)





Sat. October 8, 2016 @ 4pm: The Boy Who Would Be King

by award-winning playwright, Ursula O. Robinson

Presented by: South Carolina State University Henderson-Davis Players

"Every child needs to see this play and discover their 'King' within."  ~H. Jean, Principal Mellichamp Elementary


SYNOPSIS: Young Marty (Martin Luther King III) must find the King inside of him as he faces the hardship of being the heir to greatness. This coming of age story is full of history and audience involvement with a hint of magic.  An exhilarating multi-media experience for any age! Inspired by My Daddy written by Martin Luther King III.

GENRE: Comedy, Drama with Music, Orginal Script

SUITABILITY: Family Friendly (All Welcome!)

PRODUCER: South Carolina State University Henderson-Davis Players (Orangeburg, SC)

PERFORMANCE(S): Children's Play Fest Performance Sat. Oct. 8th @ 4pm (Running time: 60 mins.)





Sat. October 8, 2016 @ 6pm: J.O. Hess Bus (Reader's Theatre)

by Camille Fitzsimmonds 

"A wonderful body of work...[get] ready to be entertained." Wayne Hall, Reggae Vibes Radio


SYNOPSIS: Take this bumpy bus ride on a journey back to when life was simple and afro-centricity was the order of the day. Patty Pan brings us into a world filled with adventure, mishaps and valuable lessons where you'll meet all kinds of people--the good, the bad and the ugly.

GENRE: Drama, Comedy


SUITABILITY: Family Friendly (All Welcome!)


PRODUCER: Camille Fitzsimmonds (Buford, GA)


PERFORMANCE(S): Children's Play Fest Performance Sat. Oct. 8th @ 6pm (Running time: 90 mins)







Answers to FAQs...


READ THE FINE PRINT to ensure an enjoyable festival experience!


PURCHASING TICKETS: Purchase your tickets online 24/7...We're going green! Use your smart phone and present your ticket bar codes at the door.  If you prefer a printed ticket, Eventbrite will also email your tickets in a pdf format.  You can download and present them at the door. CAUTION: We use scanners. Duplicate tickets will be voided. 


BOX OFFICE:  The Box Office is open for your convenience for CREDIT/CHECK CARD sales daily during the festival from 11am - 5pm. Due to safety and security reasons, cash will NOT be accepted.


PARKING: Yessss! Parking at the venue is FREE! Overflow parking is available next door at Wells Fargo Bank.


DINING: Dining is available at many of the local eateries within walking distance of the venue. 


LATE ARRIVALS: For the consideration of other patrons, late arrivals will be seated at the discretion of the House Manager (regardless of ticket type) in the back of the theatre. Please know that some productions will NOT accommodate late seating. Please arrive early at least 15-30 minutes early to avoid this mishap. 


REFUNDS/EXCHANGES: Tickets are transferable to other shows but non-refundable.  All ticket exchanges must be done at the Box Office for tickets of equal or lesser value. An exchange fee of $2 per ticket may apply. 


SUITABILITY: Please use the "Suitability" description as a guide to judge your own taste and tolerance or just ask us! 


SCHEDULE CHANGES: Although we hate to do so, sometimes we have to make schedule changes due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event this occurs, we will do everything possible to notify you in advance and make satisfactory accommodations.


SMOKING: Smoking is NOT permitted inside the building.


DRESS CODE: The ABTF does not have a dress code. We suggest casual attire during the day and business casual in the evening. The building is air conditioned so please dress accordingly. Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. 


ELECTRONIC DEVICES: Phones, tablets cameras and/or any electronic device is strictly prohibited during the performance. Besides, the light is very distracting to others in a dark theatre. After the performance, PLEASE feel free share your experiences on Social Media. (Facebook.com/AtlantaBTF and Instagram or Twitter: @AtlantaBTF).


PUBLIC TRANSPORT: The venue is conveniently located just 4 blocks from the West End Marta Rail Station Uber/Lyft are also suggested. 

Enjoy! 

Have questions about ABTF Children's PlayFest! (Fulton Co. West End Performing Arts Ctr)? Contact 2016 Atlanta Black Theatre Festival

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Fulton Co. West End Performing Arts Ct
945 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW
Atlanta , GA 30310

Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)


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