Dad’s Garage, known for its improv comedy and local theater, is getting a $120,000 grant over the next two years from the Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta.
The money will help the theater pay for operating costs, according to a news release from Dad’s Garage.
“Paying our electricity bill, keeping our grass trimmed, buying trash bags… there’s a whole lot of behind-the-scenes work that helps keep those fart jokes flowing,” the release says.
Dad’s Garage first opened in Inman Park and recently moved to a renovated church in Old Fourth Ward. It has a budget of approximately $1.3 million, with ticket sales only making up a third of the operating costs. for Dad’s Garage,
“We rely on the generous support of organizations like The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta,” the news release says.
The theater is currently doing a sketch comedy called “Democracy Achieved: This Ode to the Perfection of American Politics,” highlighting America’s flawed political system. For more information about dates and tickets, click here.