7 Stages Theatre in Atlanta

Atlanta’s 7 Stages Theatre is a professional non-profit company devoted to engaging artists and audiences with issues of social and political importance.

7 Stages Theatre, located in the heart of Little Five Points, focuses on supporting and developing social, political, and spiritual ideals. In addition, the theatre offers a home to local Atlanta theatre and dance companies in need.

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History of 7 Stages Theatre

Since opening its doors in 1979, 7 Stages has brought Atlanta audiences local, national, and international attention by showcasing diverse artwork and presenting works from all over the world.

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For over 40 years, artists of all kinds have found a home at 7 Stages. 7 Stages is available to rent, which brings a varied blend of theatre companies from around Atlanta under one roof.

Contemporary Culture

The company’s mission is to engage artists and audiences by focusing on important issues in contemporary culture. 7 Stages emphasizes international work and the development of new plays, playwrights, and collaboration processes among the arts.

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7 Stages has produced over 56 worldwide premiers and 21 American premiers with performances by the Synchronicity Performance Group, Out of Hand Theatre, Theatre du Reve, Fly-By Theatre, Soul-stice Repertory and EstroFest Productions.

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Main Stage 7 Stages Theatre

The theatre’s ‘Main Stage’ is 1,500 square feet and seats 200 patrons, while the ‘Back Stage’ is a 600 square feet theatre and seats 90 people. In addition, the theatre lobby is 1,300 square feet and can accommodate parties of up to 150 people.

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Thursday Discussions

7 Stages presents virtual productions with its new work in the development series, Home Brew. The series offers advice through vital conversations and artistic collaboration. Meanwhile each project premiers on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. and includes a post-show backstage discussion with the artist.

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Food and Drink

Several nearby restaurants and bars offer pre-dinner and drinks, such as the Yacht Club, Elmyr, Porter Beer Bar, Cameli’s, L5P Corner Tavern, and the Wrecking Bar. Or the theatre’s own small cafe, Java Lords.

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Performance Schedule

Check the website for performance schedules and times. In addition, the theatre is available to rent for special events. There is free street parking on Euclid Avenue, past the Horizon Theatre and Inman Park, just a short walk to the theatre.

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