Actor’s Express Announces Season 36
AE‘s 36th Season will include works by DG members (L-R) Steve Yockey, Pearl Cleage, and Lee Osorio
AE‘s 36th Season will include works by DG members (L-R) Steve Yockey, Pearl Cleage, and Lee Osorio.

ATLANTA, GAActor’s Express has announced its 36th season, which will include two musicals, a world premiere, and two plays by well-loved playwrights with Atlanta connections. AE will also mount its third annual co-production with Oglethorpe University Theatre.

According to Artistic Director Freddie Ashley, “When selecting this season, Associate Artistic Director Amanda Washington and I wanted to curate an exciting blend of shows that would deliver the adventurous and exhilarating experiences that Actor’s Express audiences look for. Even among the familiar names that might pop up across the season, every production will offer something delightfully unexpected.”

*Ed. Note: Guild members are denoted by an asterisk.

Actor’s Express Season 36

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Book and lyrics by Tom MacRae
Music by Dan Gillespie Sells
From an idea by Jonathan Butterell
Directed by Freddie Ashley
February 17-March 3, 2024
A Co-Production between Actor’s Express and Oglethorpe University Theatre; performed at the Conant Performing Arts Center

By Steve Yockey*
Directed by Melissa Foulger
April 6-April 28, 2024

Blues For An Alabama Sky
By Pearl Cleage*
Directed by Amanda Washington
June 1-June 23, 2024

Music by John Kander*
Lyrics by Fred Ebb*
Book by Joe Masteroff*
Directed by Freddie Ashley
July 27-August 25, 2024

A Third Way – *World Premiere*
By Lee Osorio*
Directed by Lauren Morris
October 5-October 27, 2024
In Association with the Del Shores Foundation


Since its founding in 1988, Actor’s Express has become the preeminent hub for dynamic, provocative and consistently outstanding theatre in Atlanta, presenting work that sparks personal transformations and catalyzes community conversations. We are committed to enacting Anti-Racist and Anti-Bias principles that create a diverse, inclusive, safe, and brave space for artists and audiences. Actor’s Express is located on the westside of Atlanta in the King Plow Arts Center at 887 W. Marietta Street, Suite J-107, Atlanta, Georgia 30318.