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Live Theater – See Rock City

May 11, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until May 13, 2017

One event on May 14, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on May 18, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on May 20, 2017 at 7:00pm

One event on May 21, 2017 at 2:00pm

May 11, 12, 13, 18, 20 at 7:00 pm
Doors Open at 6:30 pm
May 14 & 21 @ 2:00 pm
Doors Open at 1:30 pm
$17.50 Non-member/ $15.75 Member

Picking up a year after the ending of Arlene Hutton’s critically acclaimed Last Train to Nibroc, this tender and funny sequel follows May and Raleigh through the end of World War II and introduces the characters of their two mothers-in-law. A medical condition keeps Raleigh from military service, and he is forced to sit idly on the porch, watching the cars drive by, as May supports them both as a high-school principal. Faced with daily rejection letters for his writing, constant criticism from his mother and taunts of cowardice from townspeople, Raleigh fights to find meaning in his new life. When tragedy strikes the family and May loses her job to returning soldiers, she discovers she must make an unimaginable sacrifice to save her relationship with Raleigh. This tender portrayal of married life, set against the backdrop of World War II, shows the best of the human spirit and its ability to overcome any and all obstacles. The second play of a trilogy, and the recipient of the MacLean Foundation’s “In the Spirit of America” Award, SEE ROCK CITY stands alone as a very funny, touching and universal portrayal of a young couple very much in love.

Sunday, May 21 is Community Partner Day!

Gilmer Arts is proud to partner with local American Legion Post # 82. We will donate one third of our income from all ticket sales today to the American Legion. So come out to see the play Sunday, May 21 at 1:30 pm and support our local heros! We will have a special reception before the play with refreshments and wine will be available for a donation.

See Rock City Theater Tickets – Ticket Type
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May 11, 2017
7:00 pm
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Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States