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Atlanta artistic directors try on new roles this summer

  • 6:02 pm Monday, July 7th, 2014 by Howard Pousner

Artistic directors usually hang backstage or in the back of the theater on opening night, checking how the thousand details that have to come together to make a play work are dovetailing.

This week, however, three of Atlanta’s theater leaders will be moving under the spotlight as actors. We talked to Georgia Shakespeare’s Richard Garner, True Colors Theatre Company’s Kenny Leon (fresh off his Tony win for best director) and Stage Door Players’ Robert Egizio about kicking it out onstage and leaving the directing to someone else.

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