Valdosta Daily Times


August 11, 2013

Back to The Arts!

Much to do in 2013-14



Where: The Dosta Playhouse, 122 N. Ashley St.

More information: Call (229) 24-STAGE; or visit

Note: Gingerbread Players is the children’s organization of Theatre Guild Valdosta.


“The Fabulous Fable Factory”: By playwright Joseph Robinette, based on the musical by Robinette and Thomas Tierney. Synopsis: “An inquisitive young boy finds an old factory operated by a Mr. Aesop and his seven fable-makers.” Auditions scheduled for Aug. 5, 6. Performance dates: Oct. 3-6.  

“Charlotte’s Web”: Adapted by playwright Joseph Robinette from E.B. White’s novel. Synopsis: “Charlotte, a kind barn spider, saves the life of her friend, Wilbur, a young pig.” Audition scheduled for Feb. 3, 4. Performance dates: March 21-23, 28-30.


Where: Shows play at Valdosta High School Performing Arts Center, 3101 N. Forrest St.

More information: Visit

Director: Diane Tovar.

NOTE: These shows are by kids for kids.

“The Aliens Are Coming. The Aliens Are Coming”: Playwright Tim Kelly’s spoof of alien invasions. Run dates: Oct. 5, 6.

“Honk! The Musical”: A musical by Anthony Drewe, book and lyrics, and George Stiles, music, based on Hans Christian Anderson’s tale of “The Ugly Duckling.” Run dates: March 8, 9, 2014.


Where: Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Fla.

More information: Visit

Run Dates: Oct. 17-20.

THE LINE-UP: Willie Nelson & Family, John Prine, Kris Kristofferson, Stephen Marley, Drive-By Truckers, Railroad Earth, Mavis Staples, Donna the Buffalo, Dawes, Keller Williams with the Travelin’ McCourys, The Duhks, Jim Lauderdale, Col. Bruce Hampton, Rev. Peyton’s Old Time Gospel Hour with Jimbo Mathus & Alvin Youngblood Hart, Grayson Capps, Tornado Rider, Seth Walker, The Heavy Pets, Nikki Talley, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Stacks, Beebs & Her Money Makers, John Stickley Trio, Billy Iuso & Restless Natives, Grandpa’s Cough Medicine, Sloppy Joe, Quartermoon, Big Cosmo, Habanero Honeys, Steve Pruett’s Back from the Brink, Klob, Corbitt Brothers, Stephen Kellogg, Flagship Romance, Canary in the Coalmine, Tropic of Cancer, Jacksonvegas, Sentropolis, Jason Lamar, Alien Carnival.

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