AE Awarded $15,000 from Turner

Posted on March 27, 2017


Actor’s Express has been awarded a grant of $15,000 from Turner to support our production of Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3). Managing Director Alex Scollon comments, “Actor’s Express is thrilled to have the support of Turner along with its commitment to Atlanta’s arts and culture scene and enthusiasm for telling the stories or our time.”

Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) is the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-nominated trilogy by Suzan-Lori Parks. Offered his freedom in exchange for fighting for the Confederacy, a slave named Hero follows his master into the Civil War. His epic journey takes him through the battles of war, and he comes to discover the cost of freedom, the heartbreak of love and the enduring power of home. The production runs May 13 – June 11, 2017.

Turner Voices is Turner’s signature corporate philanthropy program that strategically invests in community arts and culture and youth development. The support leverages Turner employees, products, technology and services to identify and develop a pipeline of future storytellers and talent. To find out more about Turner visit www.Turner.com or follow them on Twitter @Turner.