Gateway is celebrating over 4 decades of creating original art for and with communities -- locally, nationally and internationally.

About the Project

Help Gateway Performance Productions create a new production for Ireland’s historic, worldwide 100 Year Commemoration of the Easter Rising for freedom to be performed during St. Patrick’s Day celebrations here in Atlanta.

Every $1 you give will be matched by $1 from the City of Atlanta. $1 becomes $2. $100 becomes $200.  All donations of $1 or more will help us meet our $8,000 fundraising goal. Your contribution is also tax deductible.

We Have Risen celebrates Ireland’s journey to freedom in drama, dance and song with the inclusion of an historic African-American dimension that deepens this Irish story.

A free performance of the full production presented by Gateway Performance Productions and the Consulate General of Ireland in cooperation with the Helene S. Mills Senior Multipurpose Facility and the Dekalb School of the Arts will be offered to the public in Atlanta on Saturday, March 12th @ 6 pm -- at the Masonic Center Auditorium, located at 1690 Peachtree Rd.

 An excerpt from the production will performed as part of a concert with the Willis Clan music group and Irish singer/song writer John Doyle at the Ferst Center at Georgia Tech University at 4 pm on March 6th.

 We Have Risen is conceived, adapted for the stage and directed by Gateway’s award winning, producing artistic director Sandra Hughes. Featured performers include Michael Hickey, Jerilynn Bedingfield, Reggie Valentino, Sandra Hughes, Garrett Turner, the Pacha Mamas (Angela Bennett, Marquetta Dupree, Vivian Slade), Carolyn Renee, Chris Moser, Carol Moser, D. Olivia Jones, Jim Alexander, Eunice Lockhart-Moss, Wilford Reed, Vanessa Manley as well as student performers from the Dekalb School of the Arts.

Your contribution supports the creation of this new work.

Gateway is a non-profit arts organization -- celebrating over four decades of creating original art with and for communities, locally, nationally and internationally. 


Matching Sponsors

Our generous sponsors will contribute $1 for every $1 donated to this project up to $4,000 ! (pending matching fund availability)

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