Changes

Rabbit Box is moving to a quarterly schedule — for now! We’ve had a hard time making ends meet due to recent low attendance — and a couple of dedicated staff and board members needed to step down. It’s challenging to put on a monthly show and find storytellers to fill out each slate. This …

Puppies and Ponies

by Nikaela Frederick Puppies and ponies: it doesn’t get much happier than that. Summertime is in full swing, and for its July show, Rabbit Box wanted to accent the summer fun with a feel-good, light-hearted evening. Decked out in his Bugs Bunny tie, community leader Alvin Sheats served as emcee and lifted our spirits even …

Life In Drag

by Nikaela Frederick The themes of love, acceptance and “Yes, Queen!” reigned supreme in Rabbit Box's April show Life in Drag. The glamorous and witty emcee Jacqueline Daniels (aka Rob Hagwood), who had a fantastic wardrobe change mid-show as a true diva should, gave the audience the treat of getting to know her as well as …

Money Talks

by Nikaela Frederick Money itself doesn’t physically talk but it sure made an impression on the Rabbit Box stage on Wednesday, March 13th. Host Matt Goren — with his great radio voice honed on his show “Nothing Funny About Money” — made a point between storytellers to let the audience know that they do not …

Swipe Left

by Nikaela Frederick On Wednesday, February 13th, on the cusp of Valentine’s Day, the show theme Swipe Left pulled in stories all about love and dating, bringing a strong representation of male perspectives to the Rabbit Box stage. Emcee, educator, poet, spoken-word artist, author, motivational speaker, therapist, and life coach extraordinaire Celeste Ngeve brought her fun …

Metamorphosis

by Nikaela Frederick "Metamorphosis" is defined in Webster’s as a striking alteration in appearance, character or circumstances. This was a fitting theme for the first Rabbit Box of 2019 on Wednesday, January 9th. Ryder Crosby, a local business owner and memorable storyteller who shared his own story of transformation in the Rabbit Box “Skin Deep” …

Feliz Navidad! Merry Christmas! Happy New Year, Y’all!

Feliz Navidad!

by Nikaela Frederick DJ’ed by Athens Latin and emceed by state representative Deborah Gonzalez, the special holiday edition of Rabbit Box was a riveting smorgasbord, as the theme suggests. To start the night off, host Deborah Gonzalez asked the audience to join her in singing the popular tune “Feliz Navidad.” Her inviting presence and relatable …

Living Positive

“Living Positive” by Tara Stuart A collaboration with Live Forward (formerly AIDS Athens), the Rabbit Box: Living Positive show drew a crowd of 200 to the Foundry on September 12th. The evening's storytellers captivated the audience with their marvelous stage presence, spunk, and joie de vivre. Our emcee Riley Kirkpatrick provided heartfelt, thoughtful commentary for …