A conversation with Tom Key about life, story, childhood and A CHRISTMAS MEMORY

Posted on December 16, 2014

  1. Why does such a simple line as “Oh, my! It’s fruitcake weather!” affect people so profoundly? For one thing, Miss Sook, even in her sixties, still has the capacity...

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A note from Jonida Beqo aka Gypsee Yo

Posted on May 15, 2014

Eight days from now I have my last live performance in Atlanta, and in the US for that matter, for a very long, long, time. If you ever liked any of my work, if you have always meant to see my...

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Tom Key loves C.S. Lewis, too

Posted on May 14, 2014

Tom Key's first encounter with C.S. Lewis wasn't a happy one. He was in high school, and his best friend pressured him into trying the fairly slim "Mere Christianity." Frustrated, Key threw it...

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Join us in saying Goodbye to Harabel

Posted on May 7, 2014

Final Atlanta performances onstage May 22-23   Seven years ago Jonida Beqo got her first Theatrical Outfit job, designing costumes for Blood Knot with Tom Key and Kenny Leon.This month she...

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Intern Sam Carr’s most excellent Outfit adventure

Posted on April 30, 2014

Samuel Carr, 21, has been pretending for as long as he can remember. Growing up in West Lafayette, Ind., though, he likely never suspected he’d spend six weeks interning at an Atlanta...

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Downtown Atlanta's Big Year - 2014

Posted on March 21, 2014

From the opening of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and the College Football Hall of Fame to the addition of a brand new Atlanta Streetcar, it is no wonder that The New York...

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DIVIDING THE ESTATE takes place in 1987: Where were you?

Posted on March 10, 2014

DIVIDING THE ESTATE takes place in 1987: Where were you? Do you remember where you were in 1987? That’s the year in which Horton Foote’s DIVIDING THE ESTATE is set. It takes place in...

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Fulton County Arts Funding

Posted on January 28, 2014

I’m Tom Key, Executive Artistic Director of Theatrical Outfit, incorporated as a not for profit theater in 1977 in Fulton County. One of the main reasons we are still here, now since 2005 in...

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Kevin Harry's blog - an insider/cast member's look at the creation of THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI

Posted on November 11, 2013

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Turner Volunteer Day

Posted on October 10, 2013

Turner Volunteer Day Agenda and status of work list for Wednesday Oct 2   Carpets cleaned. Done. Art Gallery System Installed. Done. Shelves hung. Done. Hardware sorted. Done. Dressing...

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Exchange tickets by calling Ticket Alternative at 1-877-725-8849

Posted on September 14, 2013

Subscribers may exchange tickets by calling Ticket Alternative at 1-877-725-8849. Operators are standing by to assist! Please note: ticket exchanges are no longer processed through the Box Office...

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KLIMCHAK Nostalgia for the Future Aug 23 & 24 at 7:30pm

Posted on August 22, 2013

Here is a link to a Creative Loafing article about Klimchak's performance this weekend Aug 23 and 24 at Theatrical...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Lucky Chapter 13 by Bill Murphey

Posted on April 13, 2013

This post is being made almost exclusively because I told Daniel Hilton I would write about him. Daniel plays Bob, the young Sikh the three remaining Lipitones consider as a replacement...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 12 by Bill Murphey

Posted on April 6, 2013

We're up and running now, and the response has been very positive so far. If I'm not mistaken, Thursday was the first night we didn't have to be here a little early to change something. The ending...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 11 by Bill Murphey

Posted on March 30, 2013

And so we've arrived at Opening Night. After three nights of preview performances it all comes down to this. Previews are really dress rehearsals with a paying audience. We have time for rehearsal...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 10 by Bill Murphey

Posted on March 27, 2013

After a much-needed day off, we're back at the Balzer. Of course a day off doesn't mean you don't think about the play - you spend hours reviewing the script and the music, just alone rather than...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 9 by Bill Murphey

Posted on March 24, 2013

4:19 Here's  where we stand: We broke for lunch about 20 minutes ago. Unlike yesterday, when most of the company went to Slice for lunch together, today we've all scattered.  We may...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 8 by Bill Murphey

Posted on March 24, 2013

Dateline Sunday, 1:21pm We were back at 11 this morning, have finished doing works on the show, and will begin a run, adding in tech and costumes, at 2:00.  We've come so far since yesterday...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 7 by Bill Murphey

Posted on March 24, 2013

From Saturday Match 23: Time now, 9:03pm.  We've worked through and teched the whole show, and are now going back through working problem areas…which are legion. Discoveries and...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 6 by Bill Murphey

Posted on March 23, 2013

Good morning, theatre fans!   I'm here at the Outfit, just before the beginning our our final weekend of rehearsals. It's Saturday morning, 11am. We'll be here until 11pm tonight, then...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 5 by Bill Murphey

Posted on March 13, 2013

Folks, we are a week into rehearsals. We've been so busy it's been hard to find time to catch you up on what's been going on. So, here's a recap…. We began on Monday night, working on...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 4 by Bill Murphey

Posted on March 7, 2013

Monday March 4 It's the first day of rehearsal, and I can't wait to get started. I'll finally have something to talk about here! By my reckoning we have 23 days to get this thing together, so...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter 3 by Bill Murphey (belated post from Feb 14)

Posted on February 27, 2013

I'm glad to report that our cast is now finally complete! Daniel Hilton has accepted the role of Bob, our Sikh tenor, and we're glad to have him.  You may have seen him in Fabrefaction's...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter Two by Bill Murphey

Posted on January 31, 2013

Well, January is done. It once seemed like an eternity before rehearsals would start, and now we're only about a month out. I'm really looking forward to working with Tom Key again, and with Glenn...

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The Fabulous Lipitones Chapter One by Bill Murphey

Posted on January 5, 2013

    Hi, I'm Bill Murphey.  I'm in the cast of the upcoming Theatrical Outfit production of The Fabulous Lipitones, and have been invited to keep an online production journal....

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