Gainesville Theatre Alliance Announces 2023-24 Season

(AUG 16, 2023—GAINESVILLE, GA) Gainesville Theatre Alliance proudly announces its 2023-24 season, promising an enchanting blend of drama, laughter, and magic. “We designed this season to be one that shares a little more levity and light to raise our hearts and minds, with perhaps a singular dip into the dramatic,” said Artistic Director Zechariah Pierce. “We want to invite patrons, both new and long-standing, to return to the theatre.”

    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, dramatized by Joseph Robinette from the story by C.S. Lewis
    October 7, 8 & 14, 2023 at Brenau University’s Pearce Auditorium
    WonderQuest presents the classic Narnia tale. That master of imaginative enchantment, C.S. Lewis, has created a unique world and he invites children to walk into it and enjoy both surprise and adventure.
    Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, new book by Douglas Carter Beane, original book by Oscar Hammerstein II
    November 10-18, 2023 at Brenau University’s Hosch Theatre
    Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that’s delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale.
    The Crucible by Arthur Miller
    February 16-24, 2024 at Brenau University’s Hosch Theatre
    Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play. This captivating drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of our contemporary society.
    The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, music and lyrics by William Finn, book by Rachel Sheinkin
    April 12-20, 2024 at University of North Georgia-Gainesville’s Ed Cabell Theatre
    Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee has charmed audiences across the country with its effortless wit and humor. Featuring a fast-paced, wildly funny book by Rachel Sheinkin and a fresh, vibrant score by William Finn, this bee is one unforgettable experience.

Additionally, GTA is offering a special holiday add-on performance in December. An Actor’s Carol: One Clown’s Dickensian Marathon Toward Redemption, is adapted for the stage by David Weber, Tim Blewitt, & Zach Hilbun. This one-clown show will be performed by Georgia native David Weber at University of North Georgia-Gainesville’s Ed Cabell Theatre December 1-3, 2023. This kinetic production of Dicken’s cautionary tale is amplified with elements of clown, mime, and vaudeville techniques.

Tickets for all performances are on sale now. For the first time since 2019, GTA is thrilled to reintroduce season packages. Patrons can receive up to 20% off based on the number of shows they purchase. An Actor’s Carol is not eligible for package discounts. Tickets and season packages can be purchased online at or by contacting the box office at 678-717-3624.