Mission: 7 Stages is a professional, non-profit theatre company devoted to engaging artists and audiences by focusing on the social, political, and spiritual values of contemporary culture. 7 Stages gives primary emphasis to international work and the support and development of new plays, new playwrights, and new methods of collaboration. About In 35 years, 7 Stages has produced 61 world premieres, 22 American premieres, and countless more regional premieres. Co-Founder and Artistic Director Del Hamilton has been named both Best Director and Best Actor in Atlanta by Atlanta Magazine. Co-Founder and Producing Director Faye Allen received the Best Actress nod from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for her performance in My Mothers Courage. Creative Loafing named the company Best Theatre in Atlanta in a Best Of issue. Annually, productions at 7 Stages top the Best Plays list in every major city publication. Even the Drama League of New York has recognized 7 Stages as one of 50 theatres nationwide for its Theatre Excellence in America Program.