A Royal Affair
presented by Atlanta Black Theatre Festival and the Alliance Theater
5th Anniversary Closing Celebratory Gala!
Join in on what promises to be a star-studded evening! We'll open with a celebrity staged reading followed by producer's parade and awards ceremony.
7:00pm Red Carpet
7:30pm Priority Seating*
7:40pm General Admission
8:00pm Celebrity Reading presented by the Alliance Theater- Woodruff Arts Center
9:30pm Producer's Parade & Awards Ceremony
10:00pm Purple Rain After-Party and Complimentary Buffet*
Formal Attire: Purple and/or African Designs
*VIP Admission includes: Priority Express Seating plus Purple Rain After-Party (21+), with a Complimentary Buffet immediately following the ceremony. (Beer, Wine & a Signature Cocktail will be available for purchase. Credit/debit cards only.)
Answers to FAQs...
PURCHASING TICKETS: Purchase your tickets online 24/7...We're going green! Use your smart phone/device and present your ticket bar code at the door. If you prefer a printed ticket, Eventbrite will also email your tickets in a pdf format. You can download and present them at the door. CAUTION: We use scanners. Duplicate tickets will be voided.
BOX OFFICE: The Box Office is open for your convenience for CREDIT/CHECK CARD sales daily during the festival from 11am - 5pm. Due to safety and security reasons, CASH will NOT be accepted.
PARKING: Yessss! Parking at the venue is FREE!
DINING/SHOPPING: Dining is available at the BackStage Cafe on site. You can also visit our popular International Vendor's Market for one of a kind selections from our local artisans and vendors.
LATE ARRIVALS: For the consideration of other patrons, late arrivals will be seated at the discretion of the House Manager (regardless of ticket type) in the back of the theatre. Please know that some productions will NOT accommodate late seating. Please arrive early at least 15-30 minutes early to avoid this mishap.
REFUNDS/EXCHANGES: Tickets are transferable to other shows but non-refundable. All ticket exchanges must be done at the Box Office for tickets of equal or lesser value. An exchange fee of $2 per ticket may apply.
SUITABILITY: Please use the "Suitability" description as a guide to judge your own taste and tolerance or just ask us!
SCHEDULE CHANGES: Although we hate to do so, sometimes we have to make schedule changes due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event this occurs, we will do everything possible to notify you in advance and make satisfactory accommodations.
SMOKING: Smoking is NOT permitted inside the building.
DRESS CODE: This event is formal attire. Theme: Royal Purple and/or African Designs
ELECTRONIC DEVICES: Phones, tablets cameras and/or any electronic device is strictly prohibited during the performance. Besides, the light is very distracting to others in a dark theatre. After the performance, PLEASE feel free share your experiences on Social Media. (Facebook.com/AtlantaBTF and Instagram or Twitter: @AtlantaBTF).
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: There's a Marta bus stop in front of the venue. Uber/Lyft are also suggested. (The venue is located near Exit 65/Candler Rd off Interstate 20 just inside the perimeter.)
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