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Gwinnett Braves award March grant to Aurora Theatre

Gwinnett Braves award March grant to Aurora Theatre

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- The Gwinnett Braves have awarded their $1,000 grant for the month of March to the Aurora Theatre of Lawrenceville, GA. This month’s grant, intended to support organizations that promote art programs and education, will help Aurora Theatre in its purchase of a new portable sound system.

In 2011, the Aurora Theatre’s Academy and Conservatory launched an educational outreach program. With county schools cutting down music and art programs, the Aurora Theatre travels to local Gwinnett County Public Schools and educates through workshops and small traveling shows.   This season, the program will debut “Unnecessary Monsters,” an interactive play that will discuss the issue of bullying. With the help of the G-Braves, the play will reach a greater audience and avoid technical difficulties.

'The Drowsy Chaperone' coming to Aurora Theatre

'The Drowsy Chaperone' coming to Aurora Theatre

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A five-time Tony Award-winning musical will grace the Aurora Theatre stage next month.

The Drowsy Chaperone will open Thursday, Mar. 14 and run through Sunday, Apr. 14.

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The Broadway sensation opened at New York City's Marquis Theatre in 2006 and went on to snag the Tony Awards for Best Book and Best Score. The Drowsy Chaperone pays homage to the Jazz Age and its upbeat music, which kept spirits high during the Great Depression.

Performances will be Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets range in price from $25 to $35.

Aurora Theatre hosts spring break camp

Aurora Theatre hosts spring break camp

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Can't make it to the beach for spring break?  Don't worry -- Aurora Theatre is bringing the beach to Lawrenceville.

The Aurora Theatre Academy will host a Drama Beach 2013 camp for students in grades 1-12.

Campers are invited to wear their favorite beach attire -- sunglasses, Hawaiian shirts, flip flops and so on -- as they participate in improv workshops and enjoy a cookout-style lunch.

Drama Beach 2013 will be held Wednesday, Apr. 10 for students in grades 1-5 and Thursday, Apr. 11 for grades 6-12. Both camps run from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Each camp session costs $35.

Visit auroratheatre.com for more information or to sign up. The Aurora Theatre is located at 128 East Pike Street in downtown Lawrenceville.

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Josh Groban concert to be screened in metro Atlanta

Josh Groban concert to be screened in metro Atlanta

ATLANTA -- Josh Groban is giving a live preview concert of his new album in New York City, but local fans won't have to travel far to watch the performance.

Josh Groban Live: All That Echoes will be screened at several theaters across metro Atlanta.

The concert will be broadcast live on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Groban will perform some of the biggest hits from his 12-year career, as well as songs from his sixth studio album, All That Echoes, which hits shelves Feb. 5. He will also answer fans' questions submitted via Twitter and text message.

"To have the chance to perform songs new and old and interact with Q&A with fans across the country is truly awesome," Groban said in a statement. "Fathom (Events) gives me that reach using state-of-the-art visual and sound at your local movie theater to experience a concert experience unique to any other. What a great way to kick off the album release!"

'Bob' coming to Aurora Theatre

'Bob' coming to Aurora Theatre

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- A hilarious new comedy will bring big laughs to the Aurora Theatre this month.

Bob, the latest work by San Francisco-based playwright Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, follows the exploits of a Forrest Gump-esque man whose only goal is to achieve greatness.

According to information from the Aurora Theatre, the title character in Bob was born in a White Castle bathroom in Kentucky and was left to fend for himself by his mother Helen, with only an unfailing optimism to guide him.

Bob will open Thursday, Jan. 17 and run through Sunday, Feb. 10. Ticket prices range from $20 to $30. Learn more and reserve your seat at auroratheatre.com.