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 …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Submit your entry by Thursday at noon.
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, April 9, 2013
The minor league baseball team awarded their monthly grant to the theatre in downtown Lawrenceville.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The Lawrenceville theater stored costumes and sets in a basement beneath shops on the square. A fire damaged that space earlier in the month.
Nearly two decades worth of work was lost following a fire on Crogan Street on March 4th. The Aurora Theatre housed costumes, props and furniture for their plays in a storage space beneath some of the shops on the 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 Aurora Theatre. “You can’t just go get a Revolutionary War costume at Marshalls’ 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 that were salvageable, …
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, …
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The theatre in Lawrenceville, Ga. kicks off its 17th season with the Neil Simon classic show.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The Aurora Theatre in Downtown Lawrenceville is getting ready to raise the curtain on its 17th season with Sweet Charity. This play chronicles the misadventures of Charity Hope Valentine, a dancer trying to find her way through love and New York City in the 1960's. The original Broadway production with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields, book by Neil Simon and choreography by Bob Fosse won five Tony Awards. The Aurora cast stars Rebecca Simon as Charity Hope Valentine and her husband Trent Blanton, a native of Canton, Ga., as all of Charity's love interests. “We traditionally open the season with a classic Broadway musical at Aurora," said Aurora's Producing Artistic Director Anthony Rodriguez in a release. "Sean Daniels …
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!
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Patch is giving away five pairs of tickets to see this play at the Aurora Theatre.
Fore! Actually, five. That’s how many pairs of tickets we’re giving away to see The Fox on the Fairway, playing now at the Aurora Theatre in Downtown Lawrenceville. Ken Ludwig’s The Fox on the Fairway is a comedy about golf and a rivalry between two country clubs. Ludwig also wrote Moon Over Buffalo and Lend Me a Tenor. The winners will be able to go to a show of their choice between Thursday, May 24th and Sunday, May 27th. To enter, simply tell us why you like local theater in the comment section below. All eligible entries must be submitted by Wednesday, May 23rd at 11:59am. We'll randomly choose five winners from all of the commenters. Good luck!