By Wendy MacLeod
Directed by Kelly Criss
WOMEN IN JEOPARDY is a fun, flirtatious and laugh-out-loud comedy about the happenings of two middle-aged women when they trade in their wine glasses for a pair of spy glasses! When divorcées Mary and Jo receive suspicious vibes from their friend Liz’s new dentist boyfriend, they set out on a quest to discover the hidden truths of his potential dark past. Are they being too critical due to the recent disappearance of his oral hygienist, or does the dashing doctor actually have something to hide? A hysterical combination of Thelma and Louise meets The First Wives Club.
Language & Mature Content
Women in Jeopardy is a part of the
September 29–October 23, 2016
Tuesday–Saturday at 8:00pm
Saturday & Sunday at 2:30pm
Wednesday Discount Matinee
October 19 at 10:00am
Tickets from $16
About the Playwright
WENDY MACLEOD’S play The House of Yes became an award-winning Miramax film starring Parker Posey, and was produced by many theaters including The Magic Theater, Soho Rep, The Washington Shakespeare Company, The Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, and The Gate Theater in London. Her other works for the stage include Sin and Schoolgirl Figure, both of which premiered at The Goodman, Juvenilia and The Water Children, both of which premiered at Playwrights Horizons, and Things Being What They Are, which premiered at Seattle Repertory Theatre, had an extended run at Steppenwolf in Chicago and recently opened at The Road Theatre in LA. She was the first writer selected for The Writer’s Room residency at the Arden Theater in Philadelphia, where she wrote Women in Jeopardy! which was selected for The Kilroys’ List and premiered at GEVA in February. The Ballad of Bonnie Prince Chucky was recently done at ACT’s Young Conservatory in San Francisco. Her prose has appeared in The New York Times, McSweeney’s, Salon, POETRY magazine, and on NPR’s All Things Considered. A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, she is the James E. Michael Playwright-in-Residence at Kenyon College and the Artistic Director of the Kenyon Playwrights Conference. Her plays are available through Dramatists Play Service and at Playscripts.com. Her newest play Slow Food was developed at the 2015 National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.
Reviews & other buzz about Aurora’s Women in Jeopardy!
NOCHE LATINA: Sangria Tasting & More
Saturday, Oct 22 | 7:00–8:00pm in the Lobby
An evening of theatre, with a latin flare. Noche Latina happens only once during the run of every mainstage show, so don’t miss it! This month we’ll have a Sangría tasting along live music prior to the Women in Jeopardy Performance. Brought to you by Oaxaca Tacos & Tequila Bar.
Ask the box office about the Noche Latina Season Ticket.
Northeast Atlanta GNPA Chapter Presents “Road to Callaway” at the Aurora Theatre
The Northeast Atlanta GNPA Chapter is excited to participate in the 18th annual Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP). Enjoy and view at the Aurora Theatre our “Road to Callaway” competition winning photographs, which were exhibited at the Discovery Center, Callaway Gardens during the 2016 summer.
Work by nature photographers: Sue Copley, Richard Green, Tony Madden, Lori Prosser, Stephen Weiss, Connie White, Steve White and Stewart Woodard.
Special Reception: Meet the Photographers
Saturday, October 15
Free taco samples on Tuesdays from 7:00–8:00pm prior to our Mainstage performance.
Wine Down Wednesday
The popular (and FREE) wine tasting in the lobby before ALL Wednesday evening performances from 6:30–8:00pm.
Free wine & craft beer samples on Thursdays from 7:00–8:00pm prior to our MainStage performance.
OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION
at Oyster Bay Seafood Cafe, immediately following the performance.
125 W. Crogan Street
|Jackson/Sgt Kirk Sponsullar||Andrew Benator*|
|Amanda u/s||Amber Hamilton|
|Trenner u/s||Luke Georgecink|
|Producing Artistic Director||Anthony Rodriguez|
|Associate Producer||Ann Carol Pence|
|Resident Stage Manager||Katie Chambers*|
|Set Designer||Isabel & Moriah Curley-Clay|
|Sound Designer||Thom Jenkins|
|Lighting Designer||Mary Parker|
|Costume Designer||Isabel & Moriah Curley-Clay|
|Props Designer||Ryan Bradburn|
|Assistant Stage Manager||Caroline Grace Caldwell|
|Company Manager||Katie Pelkey|
|Technical Director||Daniel Terry|
|Assistant Technical Director||Lauren Robinson|
|Scenic Painter||Sarah Thomson|