Dad’s Garage moving to church in Old 4th

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 14, 2014
Scenes from BaconFest 2013. What wonders will we behold at BaconFest this year? Photo courtesy of BaconFest

Scenes from BaconFest 2013, a fundraiser for Dad’s Garage. File photo.

After more than a year of searching, Dad’s Garage Theatre Company has found a new home.

Spokesperson Linnea Frye confirmed to Decaturish that the improv group is under contract to buy a church in Atlanta’s Old 4th Ward, about a mile away from the old venue in Inman Park. Dad’s Garage resided there for 18 years until developers pushed them out. The group temporarily relocated to the 7 Stages Theatre in Little Five Points.

“While there’s still a lot of work to do, including raising the funds needed to purchase the building; the plan is to close on the property by the end of the year,” a press release from Dad’s Garage says.

Dad’s Garage also announced a capital campaign to raise money “to help revive the theater.”

“Any bit you can give helps, but a lot of bits help even more,” Dad’s Garage Artistic Director Kevin Gillese said via press release.

People can donate to the capital campaign by clicking here.

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