Gainesville Theatre Alliance February Festival Feb. 9 – 20

ONCE 4x6The Gainesville Theatre Alliance’s February Festival will run Tuesday, Feb. 9, through Saturday, Feb. 20. The two productions being performed are the spring musical Once on This Island and the play Dracula.

Winner of the 1995 Olivier Award (Britain’s Tony) for Best Musical, Once on This Island is based on the 1985 novel by Rosa Guy and features an invigorating tropical score by Stephen Flaherty and book by Lynn Ahrens. Once on This Island will be performed in the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts, Hosch Theatre. It is rated PG.

DRACULA 4x6Based on Bram Stoker’s classic novel and adapted for the stage by Brenau University Assistant Professor of Theatre Gay H. Hammond, Dracula will be performed at the University of North Georgia’s Ed Cabell Theatre. It is rated PG-13.

Brenau University faculty, staff, and students and in-house family are eligible for free tickets on certain nights of the shows. On all other nights, tickets for faculty, staff and students are $5.

For more information on the productions and for showtimes, visit To purchase tickets for Brenau faculty, staff, and students, call the box office at (678) 717-3624. Tickets are on sale now!