By Howard Pousner
After a year of careful recalibration of its business model that led to a tightened 2013 schedule, Georgia Shakespeare plans to expand its offerings in 2014.
The just-announced season will feature five all-new productions.
“We’ve heard a great deal of feedback from our supporters who have made it clear that they want more theater from us and more Shakespeare from us,” producing artistic director Richard Garner said in a statement. “We are rebuilding in a smart, intelligent way that will make us truly sustainable. … We are ready to move forward with our freshest, boldest work yet.”
The ‘14 productions include (final dates still to be determined):
- June: Shakespeare’s comedy “As You Like It.”
- July: “One Man, Two Guvnors,” Richard Bean’s adaption of “Servant of Two Masters,” a 2011 hit on London’s West End that received seven Tony nominations after its Broadway transfer in 2012.
- July: “The Frog Prince” (family show), Atlanta playwright