"Thoughtlessly executed, thoughtfully portrayed — ” -Aurora Sentinal
SYNOPSIS: Innocent? Sex Slave? In 1944, Lena Baker, a poor black maid, was found guilty of killing a white man in deep rural Georgia. Rape? Self-defense? "GUILTY!", said a judge and jury of 12 white men. Lena would be the first and only woman ever electrocuted in the state of Georgia. After 72 years, she rises to tell her story...
GENRE: Drama, Solo Performance, Orginal Script
SUITABILITY: Mature (Age 17+)
PRODUCER: Third Eye Productions (Atlanta, GA)
PERFORMANCE(S): Two different interpretations on two different stages! Main Stage:Thu. 10/13 @ 8pm (original play) and Black Box Sat. 10/15 @ 4pm (Jamaican adaptation).
GROUP RATE: Use promotional code: "GRATE" for groups of 6+ and receive $5 off each ticket.
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PURCHASING TICKETS: Purchase your tickets online 24/7...We're going green! Use your smart phone/device 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!
DINING/SHOPPING: Dining is available at the BackStage Cafe on site. You can also visit our popular International Vendor's Market for one of a kind selections from our local artisans and vendors.
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 to share your experiences on Social Media. (Facebook.com/AtlantaBTF and Instagram or Twitter: @AtlantaBTF).
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: There's a Marta bus stop in front of the venue. Uber/Lyft are also suggested. (The venue is located near Exit 65/Candler Rd off Interstate 20 just inside the perimeter.)
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Sat. September 30, 2017
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