The Aurora produces high quality literary plays starring the most renowned local talent in a theater no larger than a high school's. Their mission is to bring audiences the best drama in the most intimate atmosphere, valuing the community's diversity and emphasizing the intellectual element in stage entertainment. Occasionally they also host special evenings and readings. Featured playwrights have included G.B. Shaw, Tenessee Williams, Harold Pinter, David Mamet, Henrik Ibsen, as well as amazing yet lesser known writers. Once you go there, you'll understand why it has earned such prestige and why it has such a devoted local following.