Roswell's Georgia Ensemble Theatre cracks open a classic volume of literature with a stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' coming-of-age yarn GREAT EXPECTATIONS, continuing Sun., FEB. 24. Georgia Ensemble artistic director Bob Farley directs a large cast that brings to life such landmark Dickens creations as Pip (Chris Moses), Magwitch (Harrison Long) and addle-minded Miss Havisham (Joanna Daniel). Playwright Barbara Field won an L.A. Drama Critics Award for her 1996 adaptation of the 148-year-old mainstay of Brit lit classes. Through March 9. $17-$33. Wed., 7:30 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m. 950 Forrest St., Roswell. 770-641-1260. www.get.org.