Theatre of the Republic play covers lives of AA’s co-founders

Theatre of the Republic, in its 48th season of community theater, opens a year of nonmusical “book plays,” starting with “Bill W. and Dr. Bob,” about the co-founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, Sept. 1-10.

This play is presented by Faces and Voices of Recovery Grand Strand, a group that helps people overcome addictions (843-602-2799 or

Other shows in this series, all at the Main Street Theatre, 335 Main St., Conway, are “Messiah on the Frigidaire” Nov. 3-12, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” Jan. 5-14, “Hand to God” March 16-25, and “Red” June 1-10. Each show runs for two weeks – 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays.

Also, Theatre of the Republic’s season of musicals will continue with “Mamma Mia!” Oct. 11-29 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays.

Single tickets are $25, and season ticket plans are available. Details at 843-488-0821 or



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