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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Hapeville Performing Arts Center Presents: The Uprooting


Academy Theatre proudly presents: The Uprooting

What: The Uprooting

Who: Academy Theatre 
Where: Hapeville Performing Arts Center
When: August 11-27, Th/Fr/Sat @ 8pm, Sat/Sun @ 3pm

Academy Theatre proudly presents The Uprooting. The Uprooting by Betty Chaney, directed by Brenda Porter (A World Premiere). This sequel to last summer’s hit The Rooting Place picks up after 20 years have passed. The story follows Oba, a young man who struggles with his light complexion in a dark-skinned family. He returns to Mississippi to claim his great, great grandmother's inheritance. With the help of his grandparents, Effie Raye and Buddy, he also seeks to gain his cousins’ respect.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door

Visit the Academy Theatre's website or contact by phone: 404-474-8332 for more information.

The Academy Theatre hosts performances and classes, bringing an artistic vitality to downtown! The City of Hapeville, owner of The Hapeville Performing Arts Center, located at 599 and 597 N. Central Avenue, purchased the downtown buildings as part of its Economic Development efforts. As part of its downtown revitalization efforts, the City leased the Hapeville Performing Arts Center to the Academy Theatre. The current space at 599 N. Central Avenue has been transformed into a temporary theatre with seating for approximately 70. 

Theatre Things to Know: Founded in 1956 by Frank Wittow, a 25 year old Army Veteran, the Academy Theatre is longest running professional theatre in Georgia. They now call Hapeville home! Join us in welcoming Academy Theatre.

The City and Hapeville is proud to support programming for the Academy Theatre at the Hapeville Performing Arts Center and the Hapeville Depot!

City of Hapeville 3468 N. Fulton Avenue Hapeville, GA 30354 Ph: (404) 669-2100
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