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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Strand Theatre Announces July Show Schedule


July 5, 2018

CONTACT: Manda Costoulas

Marketing Director

770.293.0080 ext 301


MARIETTA – The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre is pleased to share the schedule for all July shows and events. For all shows tickets are available at or at the box office at 770.293.0080 and 117 North Park Square. The box office is open 11am-6pm Monday through Friday, Saturdays from 9am-12pm, and two hours before showtime.

Title: Performula

WHAT: Performing arts day camp

WHEN: July 9 -13; 9AM-12PM or 1PM-4PM

WHERE: The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

COST: $175

INFO: This summer, students will once again enjoy a unique “strand” of summer camp called PERFORMULA. In the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre’s popular musical theatre laboratory, young performers will focus entirely on music, dance, and drama, discovering the formulas for performing success! The week-long camp will yield a Friday performance on The Strand stage. Tuition price includes attendance to the Saturday performance and a Performula t-shirt. Ages: Morning session - rising 3rd through 5th; afternoon session - rising 6th through 8th.

Title: Comedy Luau

WHAT: Live comedy show

WHEN: Wednesday, July 18 @ 8PM

WHERE: The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

COST: $10

INFO: A lineup of stand-up comics from the Atlanta area will perform live on the big stage! This event is suggested 21+ due to the nature of live comedy.

Title: Indie Film Night

WHAT: Independent film screening

WHEN: Thursday, July 19 @ 7:30PM

WHERE: The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

COST: $5, free popcorn & soda with student ID

INFO: Short Film – Good Bones (Georgia/Pennsylvania) – The old house he’s renovating may have “good bones” but there’s something much more mysterious hiding behind the walls than just studs and wires.

Short Film – The Hunt (North Carolina) – An art student has reason to believe that his Professor has lost his mind and is murdering his friends but when nobody believes him, he takes matters into his own hands.

Short Film – The Well (North Carolina) – Upon returning to her childhood home, a young woman faces a series of disturbing memories that threaten to drive her mad.

Feature Film – Restoration (North Carolina) – CK Erwin is a man who’s lost his family as well as his will to live. But when he takes a job as a mechanic at a small Auto Restoration Shop, he is soon involved with a new ragtag family who needs him every bit as much as he needs them – especially feisty Samantha “Sam” Collins, a high school wrestler who needs a private coach for her last shot at Finals this year.

The Marietta International Film Festival and the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre team up to bring a monthly screening of indie movies to the big screen. This short and feature-length indie film night will showcase works from all over the United States, as well as films from all over the world. Indie Night at The Strand is a great way for movie lovers to explore new films that they wouldn’t have the chance to see anywhere else and support their local theatre at the same time.

Title: Georgia Players Guild: Eagles & Alabama

WHAT: Tribute concert

WHEN: Saturday, July 21 @ 8PM

WHERE: The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

COST: $20 in advance/$25 day of

INFO: Take it to the limit one more time this July 21 with an Eagles & Alabama tribute show that’ll feel so right, you’ll be singing songs of the south along with your favorite classic rock hits all night long. Grab yourself a tequila sunrise, snag the best seat in the house, and get ready to enjoy that peaceful easy feeling that comes with listening to the best of Eagles and Alabama as performed by the Georgia Players Guild!

Title: DEPARTURE: The Journey Tribute Band

WHAT: Tribute concert

WHEN: Saturday, July 28 @ 8PM

WHERE: The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre

COST: $20

INFO: Departure has become the most respected Journey tribute band in the nation by replicating the look, sound and feel of the original 80’s rock supergroup Journey. The five band members have developed an amazing on-stage chemistry. These veteran musicians pride themselves on giving their audience an incredible high-energy stage show from start to finish. Featured lead vocalist, Brian Williams, has an amazing singing voice flawlessly matching Steve Perry’s vocal range and movements. Departure also highlights the early Journey years featuring Joel Hayes on keys and lead vocals. Performing over one-hundred shows annually, Departure brings the very best of Journey to audiences of all ages. So don’t stop believin’ in lovin’, touchin’, and squeezin’ your sweetheart, and celebrate the coming spring to the rocking sounds of DEPARTURE: The Journey Tribute Band this July!

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