October 6-15, 2016​​

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An interview on location with the legendary Woodie King, Jr. 

Past ABTF Legendary Honorees

Oct. 6-9:

Opening Weekend

Reader's Theatre

Children's Play Fest

Where: Various host locations in Atlanta (TBA)!


Oct. 9-12:

Creative Conference

Reader's Theatre

Workshop/Panels

Master Classes

​Short Play Competition

Where: Porter Sanford III

Performing Arts Center in Decatur


​Oct. 12-15: 

40 Plays in 4 Days

Reader's Theatre

Full Length Plays

Awards Ceremony & Gala

Where: Porter Sanford III Performing

Arts Center in Decatur

​​FULL SCHEDULE AVAILABLE 6/10/16! 

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Celebrating 5 Years of Story Telling! 


Comedy on Lake Lanier

Featuring: Views, Brews & BBQ

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"I appreciate and care so much about what's happening with the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival! Love you all!"  

~Woodie King, Jr. American Theater Hall of Fame Inductee and an Award Winning Broadway Director