Theater

A Naughty Good Time: Clubesque – A Modern Cabaret

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You’re in a dark room. The sound of people moving and the echo of heels clicking on cement can be heard in the darkness.   The audience’s breathing slows in anticipation of what’s to come. Then, a flash of light, the shimmer of sequins, and the emergence of red feathers against a smoky background light up the stage for a nonstop, ... Read More »

STEEL MAGNOLIAS at the Alliance Theatre, directed by Tony Award winning actress Judith Ivey

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The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce the cast and creative team behind its upcoming production of Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias.  The quintessential story of family and friendship, this moving, Southern classic tells the story of six complex women sharing life’s ups and downs in the safe-haven created in a home beauty salon.  The story follows a group of strong, spirited women ... Read More »

7 Stages Theater presents anti-bullying programming

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7 Stages proudly welcomes San Francisco based LGBT dance company Sean Dorsey Dance for the Atlanta premier of their production, The Secret History of Love, May 22–25. Produced by award-winning, transgender trailblazer Sean Dorsey, The Secret History of Love beautifully captures the strength and courage of our community, and celebrates the survival of love in the face of intolerance and ... Read More »

Theatre feature: ‘Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story’

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In 1924 Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, two wealthy University of Chicago law students, kidnapped and murdered 14 year old Robert “Bobby” Franks. Though it may seem like odd material for a musical, this real life event is the basis of Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story, which is being produced by Newnan Theatre Company April 3–13. The tale ... Read More »

The Muppets Are Coming (to Atlanta!)

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In 1978, Kermit the Frog and Jim Henson cut the ribbon to open the Center for Puppetry Arts. Since then, the Center has inspired generations of children and adults through their performances, educational workshops, and exhibitions. Today it is the largest American non-profit organization solely dedicated to the art of puppet theater. The Center’s story begins when a young puppeteer ... Read More »

‘R&J’: ‘Romeo and Juliet’ For A New Generation

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We all know the story of Romeo and Juliet, and have seen it multiple times, in multiple formats – but you haven’t seen it like this! The Fabrefaction Theater Company is rebooting the show, and bringing a script by Joe Calarco to life on its stage. In this version, the actors are all men (which is how they did theater ... Read More »

Atlanta says “Hello!” to The Book of Mormon

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In 2011, The Book of Mormon opened on Broadway and dominated the Tony Awards that year, winning nine awards in all ­– including Best Musical. Now Atlanta audiences will finally have the chance to experience one of the most successful musicals of the century when the troupe of tapping Mormon missionaries take up residence at the Fox Theatre Jan. 28–Feb. ... Read More »

Curtain Up: 2014 Atlanta Theatre Guide

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To say that the Atlanta arts scene has a lot to look forward to in 2014 in a HUGE understatement.  Making their way through the city will be multiple Tony Award winning musicals, and local companies will be producing some of their most exciting and provocative works to date! LGBT audiences have much to look forward to in the coming ... Read More »

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