Thursday, May 2, 2013
The winner will receive a pair of tickets to see the play on opening weekend at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Thanks to everyone who entered our Lark Eden ticket giveaway contest! We asked you to tell us about your best friend. We then randomly selected a winner from all of the submissions. Our winner is Beth Farr! Here's what Beth said about her best friend: "My daughter is my best friend as we have fought some tremendous battles together theses past few years. She has always loved live theater as does her mom, her grandpa and his mom before her. She blesses my life both on stage and off." Congratulations Beth! Check your email for instructions on how to claim your prize, two tickets for the Saturday, May 8th performance of Lark Eden at 8pm at Aurora Theatre in downtown Lawrenceville, Ga. Enjoy the show! If you didn't win, you can still buy …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Patch is giving away a pair of prime tickets to the last show of the downtown Lawrenceville theatre's season.
Enter to win a pair of fifth row tickets to an opening weekend performance of Lark Eden at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville on Saturday, May 4, at 8 p.m. from Patch. Aurora's final play of its 17th season, Lark Eden is a southern comedy about chosen family and best friends. The play by Natalie Symons follows three lifelong friends over 75 years. The play runs from May 2 through May 26. Full-price tickets start at $20. Visit www.auroratheatre.com for discount and matinee prices. To enter Patch's ticket giveaway, simply tell us about your best friend in the comment section below by Thursday, May 2, at 12 p.m. We will randomly choose the winner from the comments. The winner will be announced by Thursday, May 2, at 6 p.m. See our rules for…
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The Lawrenceville theater stored costumes and sets in a basement beneath shops on the Lawrenceville Square. Volunteers are need to help move salvageable items Wednesday.
Nearly two decades worth of work was lost following a fire on Crogan Street in Lawrenceville March 4. The Aurora Theatre housed costumes, props and furniture for their plays in a storage space beneath some of the shops on the downtown square. Smoke and water destroyed a majority of the collection. It took 17 years for Aurora to gather the items, valued at about $250,000. “Let’s say you have a period piece,” said Al Stilo, director of Sales & Marketing at the Aurora Theatre. “You can’t just go get a Revolutionary War costume at Marshall's or Ross. You can’t just go to Walmart and get a monk’s costume.” The Lawrenceville community quickly came to help the theater following the fire. “A couple of people on the square let us take some items …
Friday, August 3, 2012
Four lucky Patch readers won two tickets to see "Sweet Charity," now playing at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Dozens entered, but only a few could win. Patch held a contest to give away four pairs of tickets to see Sweet Charityat the Aurora Theatre, playing now through September 2nd. We randomly selected the winners, and here they are, listed by their user names: All winners have been notified by email. Congratulations and enjoy the show!
Monday, July 30, 2012
Patch is giving away tickets to the Aurora Theatre's first show of its 17th season.
It's a new season for the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. They're kicking off their 17th season with the Broadway classic "Sweet Charity." And Patch is joining the celebration by giving out four pairs of tickets for the show of your choice the weekend of Aug. 10. Entering the contest is simple: We'll then choose four winners at random from all of the entries. For complete rules and details, please see the PDF in our photo and media gallery. "Sweet Charity" stars Rebecca Simon as Charity Hope Valentine, a young woman trying to make it and find love in New York City in the 1960s. The play also stars Canton, Ga., native Trent Blanton as all of Charity's love interests. The Neil Simon play opens Thursday, Aug. 2, and runs through Sunday, …
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Five lucky people won tickets to see "The Fox on the Fairway" at the Aurora Theatre in Downtown Lawrenceville, Ga.
Congratulations to our winners of our contest for the Aurora Theatre! We gave away five pairs of tickets to see "The Fox on the Fairway," the theatre's final show of the season. Here are the winners' user names: Congratulations again and enjoy the show!
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
You have until 11:59am Wednesday to enter to win tickets to see "The Fox on the Fairway" at the Aurora Theatre.
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The laugh-out-loud production will be in Spanish with English subtitles.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
The Aurora Theatre will feature a Spanish-language production this week called "El Insólito Caso de Miss Piña Colada." As part of the theatre's Teatre del Sol's initiative, "The Preposterous Case of Miss Piña Colada" is a screwball comedy about the mishaps of a poor widow named Ofelia and her family, according to a statement from the theatre company. She enters her daughter, Loreley, into the Miss Piña Colada pageant to be crowned queen. Ofelia believes the win would help her regain some luster in society, so she goes to the extreme to help Loreley win the beauty pageant. Ofelia does everything from pawning items to warding off debt collectors. The Teatro del Sol is a Spanish-language theatre initiative that was founded by Aurora Theatre…
Friday, May 27, 2011
Theatre, comedy, concerts, 5K run/walk, crafts/kids sale and strawberries fill weekend.
Chances are you know someone who is graduating from an educational institution this weekend. You should almost certainly go to that. But graduations only last for an hour or two. What's next you ask? We've got ya covered. "Over the River and Through the Woods" - Aurora Theatre will present this heartfelt comedy about growing old and generational differences that most families experience through Sunday. It's Always Funny in Gwinnett - Dave and Buster's at Discover Mills is the latest venue in Gwinnett to embrace stand-up comedy with the show It's Always Funny in Gwinnett. This Friday night, veteran comic Scotty K performs in this weekly comedy series. Local comic Mia Jackson opens and Mike Albanese hosts. Summer Reading Imagination's …