One of the South's Premiere Theatre Companies

Augusta Junior Players

Creative dramatics is extremely beneficial as it serves to broaden and enrich the lives of young people by sharpening their talents, increasing self-confidence, communication skills, and promoting a sense of cooperation and teamwork. The Augusta Players fosters the artistic and creative development of young people through its active Jr Players (age 6 to 19.)

Through this vibrant and innovative program, children and teenagers are motivated by the desire to have fun in an atmosphere that is both comfortable and stimulating. We always have a fun-filled season planned with a variety of productions promising to appeal to young people of all ages!

Participation is encouraged through open auditions. For more information about how to become involved please call 706-826-4707 or email us at


Director: Roy Lewis 
Musical Director: Celena Smith 

A WOMAN CALLED TRUTH tells story of Sojourner Truth, from her early years in the late 1700s, when she was known as Isabelle Hardenburgh, to her later years spent speaking out against slavery and poverty.  After her master dies, Sojourner is auctioned off but is eventually freed in 1827.  After freedom comes, she wants to see her son Peter, but she soon discovers he has been sold to an owner down south. As she attempts to rescue her son from slavery, she is faced with many challenges. Sojourner’s journey shows the ways in which strength and persistence pay off.  

February 19 at 3 and 7:00 pm
February 20 at 3:00 pm

Kroc Center Chapel Theater, 1833 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30904

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