Theater and Dance - Atlanta PlanIthttp://www.atlantaplanit.comEvent headlines from AtlantaPlanIt.comBarefoot Gala
5/4/2012

This gala returns after a two-year hiatus with special performances by Dance Truck, a dance company with a unique mobile performance venue, and Pulp Fashion II, an incredible fashion show featuring beautiful fashion designs made out of paper.
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Barefoot in the Park Fine Arts Market
Today - 5/6/2012

Enjoy fine visual artwork by artists from across the Southeast and beyond, a continuous schedule of musicians and dancers, and family activites at the eighth year of this festival.
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Barefoot in the Park
Today - 5/12/2013

A juried visual artists market, children's art activities, live music performances, wine tastings and more highlight this annual festival in the heart of Duluth's Town Green.
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Decatur Arts Festival: New Dance Festival
Today - 5/26/2013

This year the New Dance Festival offers performances in the dance studio at the Decatur Recreation Center. The program includes an excerpt of "Deus Ex Machina" by D. Patton White of Beacon Dance, an excerpt of "Flying Lessons" by Emily Christianson, "Compass, or A Good Chair Is Hard to Find" by Ann Ritter, "Survive and Rescue" by Louise Runyon, "Rain Dancer" by Alex Spitzer and Andrea Fannin, "...
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Art on the Atlanta BeltLine: Adair Park
9/22/2013

Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy this evening at the historic railroad corridor in the Adair Park neighborhood.

Schedule of Performances:
2:30 p.m.: Mass Transit Muse: Performance  (poetry/theater)
3:15 p.m.: Twinhead Theatre and Thimblerig Circus: Professor Portobella...
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Art on the Atlanta BeltLine: Historic Fourth Ward Park
Today - 9/29/2013

Bring chairs and blankets to enjoy these unique performances in the outdoor theater of Historic Fourth Ward Park. Schedule of performances: September 28
3:30 p.m. Taranji Alvarado
's interactive band performs "Community…...
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Art on the Atlanta BeltLine: Gordon White Park
Today - 10/12/2013

Bring a blanket and chairsto enjoy these unique, entertaining and interactive performing works on the Atlanta BeltLine at Gordon White Park.

Schedule of performances:
3 p.m.: Onur Topal-Sumer: Tail Mail (dance)
3:30 p.m.: Mass Transit Muse: Performance (theater)
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1 a.m. Secret Show
Today - 1/12/2014

Late every Saturday night/Sunday morning, the Village Theatre offers a free, "secret" stand-up show featuring Atlanta's best comics and the occasional out-of-town comedian.
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ELEVATE 2013
Today - 10/26/2013

This third annual "ELEVATE" event fills downtown Atlanta with local, national and international art, music, dance and theater for nine days. The mission of "ELEVATE" is to initiate positive urban growth through arts economics, or the concept of culture being a driving force for commerce. Each year, the organization selects a section of downtown Atlanta to "reclaim" for a week to show the impact...
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Halloween at The Goat Farm
10/26/2013

Celebrate with the glorious, outta-this-world spectacle that is The Goat Farm at Halloween. For the third year in a row, Scoutmob is joining The Goat Farm to bring you a spacey, surreal phenomenon, complete with experimental music, exclusive art installations and a 12-foot astronaut puppet. Hear live music from the 36-piece junk-punk marching band Itchy-O, see the Navigator "Time Torn...
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Tellabration!
11/16/2013

Hear tales from the American South and around the world at this annual event hosted by the Southern Order of Storytellers and celebrated worldwide.
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Gwinnett Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker
Today - 12/22/2013

A live orchestra accompanies this traditional telling of "The Nutcracker" performed by Gwinnett's professional ballet.
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Seussical the Musical Jr.
Today - 1/19/2014

In this fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza, all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters come to life! Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination are all included in "Seussical the Musical Jr." and transport the audience from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Buy Now]]>
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Apache Cafe - December 30th through January 5th
Today - 1/5/2014

Monday, 12/30:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 12/31:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Stan the Lovesick Snowman
Today - 2/2/2014

No shows on Wednesday, January 1. Based on "The Snow Man" by Hans Christian Andersen, this puppetry production is a hilarious and heartwarming story perfect for the winter season! The story begins when Stan the Snowman meets a dog who has been sent outside in the wintry cold. As the dog tells him all about the warm stove inside, Stan ...
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Timon of Athens
Today - 1/25/2014

Timon is a wealthy Athenian noble who responds to flattery by hosting banquets, giving gifts and bailing out his suitors. When his fortune runs out and his friends reject his pleas for help, he becomes an embittered recluse and, after seeing that those who abandoned him suffer, withdraws to die. Money: it can’t buy love, but it can certainly promote hate. "Timon of Athens" may be a simple...
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Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies
Today - 1/19/2014

All of Duke Ellington's most famous numbers make an appearance in this musical, from "Take the 'A' Train" to "It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)."
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Laughing Matters
Today - 2/1/2014

Come see the longest running improv comedy troupe in Atlanta perform a tasteful brand of hilarious improv at Manual's Tavern.
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The Taming of the Shrew
Today - 1/26/2014

This tale of the fiery and highly comedic romance of Kate and Petruchio still entertains after more than 400 years, but the debate still stands: just who tames whom? Join the cast and crew members for a lively question and answer session on Sunday, January 12 after the show.
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Six Degrees of Separation
Today - 2/9/2014

In this play, a young African-American man cons his way into a wealthy New York couple's lives, claiming to know their children and be the son of Sydney Poitier. After he's caught seducing a hustler in their home, he leaves only to con again — this time resulting in a tragic suicide.
Peter Pan's not the only one who won't grow up. Wendy's having trouble coming to terms with moving out of her childhood room and putting on adult clothes. She wants to play! Wendy's life gets sprinkled with a little pixie dust when the daring Peter Pan comes along to...
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The Only Light in Reno
Today - 1/26/2014

This brand new play from Topher Payne is set in Reno in August of 1960. It is 106 degrees outside. Filming on "The Misfits" is hopelessly behind schedule, with no end in sight. The Sierra Mountains are on fire, and Reno is in total blackout. Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift are playing board games with an accused murderess and Marilyn Monroe is locked in the bathroom. This is the hilarious...
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Disorderly Conduct with Jeff Dunham
1/9/2014

Jeff Dunham, the nation's number one comedian, and his beloved cast of characters are coming to the Philips Arena. Dunham's famed troupe of sidekicks are back: Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, the beer-fueled redneck Bubba J, the manic purple creature Peanut, the spicy pepper from south of the border José Jalapeño and Peanut's own ventriloquist dummy Little Je...
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Murder at Deadton Abbey
Today - 4/23/2014

Help the cast of Agatha's murder mystery dinner theatre solve a mysterious crime! Once upon a time, Deadton Abbey housed one of the most respected families in all of England, led by the elegant Lord and Lady Grand Ham. But lately Lord Grand Ham's extravagant spending habits have the estate on the brink of financial ruin. The Grand Hams' plan to solve t...
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Today - 1/11/2014

Funny man and all-around rad dude Scott Adsit will be joining Dad's Garage's usual gang of idiots for some kick-ass improv shows! He was nothing short of hilarious as Pete Hornberger on "30 Rock" and got his start as an improviser at Second City, so just think of what he can do here with Dad's Garage! Adsit will be joining Dad's improvisers for four shows. The first half of each show will be ro...
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Driving Miss Daisy
Today - 1/25/2014

Additional show times:
Sunday, January 12 at 3 p.m.
Sunday, January 19 at 5 p.m.

A timeless American play, which inspired the beloved Academy Award-winning film, "Driving Miss Daisy" tells the affecting story of the decades-long relationship between a stubborn Southern matriarch and her compassionate chauffeur. Their iconic tale of pride, changing times and the transf...
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Cosi fan tutte
1/11/2014

Mozart’s classic opera is a comedy of love and disguise that remains just as hilarious in the 21st century as it did in the 1700s.
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You're Gonna Miss Us When We're Gone: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes
1/11/2014

For the second year in a row, Curtain Call Youth Players presents this zany, potluck dinner theatre that is bound to please. "You're Gonna Miss Us When We're Gone" is made up of 30 original short plays written by high school students. You can't go wrong with titles like "Murphy's Law," "N Stync," "First World Problems" and "Telemundo" — or can you? Bring a dish to share in this potluck di...
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Doctor Who, The Devil, and My Dad
1/11/2014

Atlanta playwright Suehyla El-Attar poses the question "what would you do if you discovered that every story you were ever told, ever read, ever saw, ever dreamed about … was real?" This is the idea behind her new play, tentatively titled "Doctor Who, the Devil, and my Dad." This work in progress will be read as part of 7 Stages Home Brew Series. 
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Apache Cafe - January 13th through 19th
Today - 1/19/2014

Monday, 1/13:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 1/14:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Arts Launch 2014
1/15/2014

Arts Launch 2014 is a party for the Atlanta arts scene, featuring live special performances and exhibits from Capitol City Opera Company, Synchronicity, Actor's Express and Moving in the Spirit.
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The Geller Girls
Today - 2/9/2014

By favorite Atlanta playwright Janece Shaffer, "The Geller Girls" follows young sisters Rosalee and Louisa Geller in Atlanta, a city full of opportunity and optimism for the future. Rosalee has finally convinced her father to help her open her own dress shop (maybe) and Louisa's childhood sweetheart is about to officially pop the question. But this is Atlanta in 1895, on the eve of the Cotton S...
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Jardin des Tuileries - Time Travel
1/16/2014

In this production, Théâtre du Rêve animates the gardens of yesterday and today. The sensorial reverent and irreverent trip takes place at the Gardens at the High Museum.
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En Mis Palabras
1/16/2014

In "En Mis Palabras," a bilingual (Spanish and English) opera, a young girl named Ana Maria struggles with finding her own voice and figuring out who she is. Meanwhile, her father struggles to let go so that his daughter can safely develop her own sense of self. "En Mis Palabras" features four singers, a guitarist and a pianist.  
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The Book Club Play
Today - 2/23/2014

Back by popular demand, "The Book Club Play" is a hilarious comedy about a book club bound for pandemonium. Ana lives in a letter-perfect world with an adoring husband, the perfect job and her greatest passion: Book Club. But when the tight-knit group becomes the focus of a documentary film, their intimate discussions about life and literature take an uproarious turn in front of the inesca...
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Tom Sawyer
Today - 1/24/2014

With the help of the author, Mark Twain (played by professional actor and historian Kurt Sutton), the story of Tom Sawyer comes to life with his boyhood adventures in and around the quaint town of St. Petersburg.
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Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words
Today - 1/19/2014

Bill Oberst Jr. pays respect and honors Lewis Grizzard with the best of Grizzard's stand-up comedy and selections from his books and columns. "Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words" has played at ART Station to sold out audiences for the past 12 seasons. Over the past decade the show has sold out over 850 shows across the United States. 
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Dance Canvas 2014 Annual Performance Series
Today - 1/18/2014

Dance Canvas returns to the 14th Street Playhouse with this diverse, high-energy production showcasing innovative choreography from 10 professional choreographers from across the country. This season's choreographers include James Atkinson, Kelsey Bartman, Morgan Carlisle, Caitlin McCormack, Meg Morrisey, Alicia Thompson, Annalee Traylor and Paper Doll Militia, plus a talented up-and-coming cho...
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iThink Experimental Saturday
1/18/2014

The iThink Experiments are returning by popular demand and this time they are really going to change it up! Brand new improv (…duh?), never before seen games, and everyone's favorite iThink members. 
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Suhaila Salimpour Solo Show
1/19/2014

This event is night of live Arabic music and dance with international belly dancer Suhaila Salimpour and the Salimpour Band. Salimpour and her band have headlined and performed at top clubs around the world.
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Apache Cafe - January 20th through 26th
Today - 1/26/2014

Monday, 1/20:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 1/21:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Harabel
1/23/2014

This riveting one-woman narrative thrills and inspires. Jonida Beqo — known on the slam poetry scene as Gypsee Yo — boasts international awards and critical praise. Featured on NPR's "Snap Judgment" and at Lincoln Center's "Out of Doors Series," Beqo, the 2008 Southern Queen of Slam, intertwines theatre, dance and poetry to tell her dynamic personal journey from Albanian refugee to ...
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Storyfest: Stories for a Winter’s Night
Today - 1/25/2014

Atlanta-based storyteller Carmen Deedy brings her trademark wit and elegance to the Stillwell stage for this unique evening of solo performance.
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Stories on the Edge of Night
1/23/2014

The Atlanta reality storytelling scene offers some amazing events to standing-room-only audiences. Each month plucky anecdotalists get onstage in a variety of venues to tell their tales to appreciative listeners from all walks of life. Southern Order of Storytellers honors the Atlanta producers of this innovative genre in "Stories on the Edge of Night." Representatives from "Ariadne's Thread" is a play inspired by May Jennings Bennett, a turn-of-the-century society matron with a taste for whiskey, Ouija Boards and swindling priests. "I am," she maintained, "the pawn of a Divine Mesmer." When a Jesuit priest begins visiting her in jail, May leads him through a maze of new thoughts that leave him less able to go down familiar corridors ... but w...
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New/Favorites
Today - 1/25/2014

The physically-integrated (dancers with and without disabilities) modern dance company Full Radius Dance presents this program of World Premieres and re-imagined works with themes of energy, memory and instinct. “It is Four Years Ago and it is Yesterday,” choreographed by Full Radius Dance Artistic Director Douglas Scott, explores a continuous rush of memory moving through and beyon...
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On Golden Pond
Today - 2/16/2014

In this play, Ethel and Norman Thayer are spending their summer at their home on a lake called Golden Pond. This year they are visited by daughter Chelsea with her fiancé and his son in tow. Generations humorously and poignantly clash, as the play explores the often turbulent relationships of growing up, and the difficulties faced by a couple in the twilight years of a long marriag...
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En Mis Palabras
1/24/2014

In "En Mis Palabras," a bilingual (Spanish and English) opera, a young girl named Ana Maria struggles with finding her own voice and figuring out who she is. Meanwhile, her father struggles to let go so that his daughter can safely develop her own sense of self. "En Mis Palabras" features four singers, a guitarist and a pianist.  
*Recommended for student...
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Circa 50
Today - 1/25/2014

Seeking to explore more than stereotyped 1950s clichés like teens in poodle skirts, Elvis and the hula hoop, Gathering Wild’s newest multi-media dance performance digs deeper. "Circa 50" is a series of provocative reflections on the cultural relevance of the ‘50s. Gathering Wild’s Artistic Director Jerylann Warner intends to “shine a light on oppressed emotions se...
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Follow/Find/Fun
1/24/2014

"Follow/Find/Fun" is an entertaining, educational dance program that features many opportunities to interact with the dancers. The program is presented by Full Radius Dance, a professional, physically integrated (dancers with and without physical disabilities) modern dance company.
*This performance is designed specifically for children and adults with disabilities and accompanying sta...
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2014 Peach State Storytelling Festival
Today - 1/25/2014

Hear seasoned storytellers Shannon McNeal, Jan Cribbs and others in concert at the Southern Order of Storytellers' annual festival.
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The Midtown Men
1/26/2014

This sensational production reunites four stars from the original cast of Broadway's "Jersey Boys." This one-of-a-kind concert experience celebrating the music that defined the '60s. These talented entertainers shared the Broadway stage for over a thousand performances in the mega-hit "Jersey Boys." Now, as The Midtown Men, they have thrilled crowds on concert stages and symphony halls across t...
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Impromptu FLASHMOB
1/27/2014

This public flashmob takes place on the sidewalk outside The Healey Building and launches the 2014 “Off the EDGE” dance festival. Brooklyn-based company director John Heginbotham virtually choreographed the performance, which includes dancers from CORE Performance Company. The general public is encouraged to participate. This event...
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The Book of Mormon
Today - 2/9/2014

From "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone comes "The Book of Mormon," winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical. 

Read the ArtsATL review of "The Book of Mormon" »
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EDGE in Unexpected Spaces
Today - 2/1/2014

Catch a live dance performance inspired by the architecture of downtown Atlanta's Healey Building this week!
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The Best of Enemies
Today - 2/23/2014

Mark St. Germain's newest drama is inspired by Osha Gray Davidson's book of the same name and based on a true story. Amidst their incendiary words of prejudice and fear, Ann, a civil rights activist, and C.P., an Exalted Cyclops of the KKK, forge an alliance based in respect and trust in an honest-to-goodness, modern-day parable of transformation and triumph. "The Best of Enemies" reveals a uni...
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Romeo and Juliet
Today - 3/30/2014

This production marks the 14th anniversary of Atlanta Shakespeare Company performing this play about young lovers, feuding families and one Friar with good intentions. The performance is directed by Matt Felten. Join the cast and crew members for a lively question and answer session on Sunday, March 9 after the show.
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Big Apple Circus – Luminocity
Today - 2/17/2014

Catch the high-spirits and pulse-racing thrills under the big top, where no seat is more than 50 feet from the ringside!
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Facing Child Sex Trafficking: Atlanta’s Dirty Little Secret
1/30/2014

Through story, music, movement and mutli-media performance, a coalition of metro Atlanta artists and activists calls on Atlanta to confront child sex trafficking in the metropolitan area by putting a face on the facts. 
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Brave New Works
Today - 2/15/2014

Val Kilmer ("The Doors," "Tombstone," "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang") comes to Center Stage as the country’s famed storyteller, first stand-up comedian and greatest satirist in this special one-weekend only event. Exploring the famous author Mark Twain's wry humor — from politics to death, love, racism, money and religion — Kilmer channels the wit and wisdom of America’s first ...
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Today - 3/1/2014

Georgia Tech will host the second annual "TechArts Festival," an annual showcase of the creative spirit through student and faculty performances, events and exhibitions. Music, dance, theatre, digital, literary and visual arts flourish at the technological research university, inspiring and reflecting research and education. The 2014 Festival includes works that showcase the convergence of art ...
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Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Today - 3/9/2014

This "Wizard of Oz" riff is a fantasy tale crossed with Chinese folklore based on the 2010 Newbery Honors book. Read the ArtsATL review of "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon" »
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Into the Woods
Today - 2/23/2014

Stephen Sondheim’s bewitchingly witty fairytale mashup "Into the Woods" investigates what happens after "happily ever after" through a clever convolution of characters from Brothers Grimm folklore, including Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Cinderella, and Jack and the Beanstalk. With a little wizardry of their own, Elm Street Cultural Arts Village will transform the theatre into an ench...
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Tuesdays With Morrie
Today - 3/1/2014

Additional show times:
Sunday, February 23 at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 27 at 8 p.m.

"Tuesdays with Morrie" is based on the best-selling book by journalist Mitch Albom and chronciles his visits with his favorite college professor, Morrie Schwartz. This play is brimming with laughter, tears and heartfelt life lessons.


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Jim Jefferies
2/14/2014

Australian born Jim Jefferies is a headline performer in countries such as America, Canada, Asia, South Africa, Europe and the UK. Regarded as one of the fastest rising stars in the comedy world, his shockingly charming style has made him one of the most sought after comics on the world stage. Jefferies gets away with jokes that most comedians wouldn’t touch due to his ability to both cha...
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Heart Throbs #2: Tales from the Heart
Today - 2/16/2014

Metro Atlanta theatre companies present an evening of short plays about the struggle to find love. Why do we love? What do we do to get past the obstacles that block our paths? Bring your Valentine to "Heart Throbs" and find out! Nine original plays are performed at this event. The production will also take place at OnStage ...
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Fugitive:EROS and The Chemicals Between Us
Today - 2/23/2014

"Fugitive:EROS" and "The Chemicals Between Us" are two new plays by Theroun D'arcy Patterson. In "Fugitive:EROS," Eros has left the heavens, and the love lives of several couples in a small coastal town take the strangest twists and turns. "The Chemicals Between Us" asks, in this age of the quick fix, what are the benefits and pitfalls when love can be deconstructed ...
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Valentine's Day Show
2/14/2014

Come to Whole World Improv Theatre on Valentine's Day, and enjoy the day of love while laughing! In addition to the regularly-priced tickets for the show, Whole World Improv Theatre is also offering two show tickets and a bottle of wine (red, white or champagne) for $65.
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Love Isn't So Simple
Today - 2/15/2014

"Love Isn't So Simple" is an inspiring play that celebrates love and marriage while exploring the challenges of marriage and relationships and the power of God to keep these institutions together through the ups and downs of life. Jeff and Teresa take the audience on a journey through their 50-year relationship. 
*Recommended for mature audiences
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The Valentines Day Show with Dad's Garage
2/14/2014

Double up on laughs and love this Valentine's Day as Serenbe Playhouse teams up with Dad's Garage to bring a night of hilarious and interactive theatre to Serenbe! Audience members will be guided down lover's lane (with a detour or two) by some of Atlanta's best improv comedy performers. This event takes place at the Hawthorne Room in the Inn at Ser...
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2/14/2014

In the first half of the show the Dad's ensemble will be playing some improv games based on love, romance and passionate sex-making — the best things in the world. In the second half they'll do an improv set based on true stories of love gone right, submitted by audience members and the performers.
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LOVE BOMB
2/14/2014

"Love Bomb" is an improvised dating game show with fifties of dollars of prizes! 
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Radical Love
Today - 2/22/2014

"Radical Love" is an internationally relevant play dealing with pressing global issues — muslims and christians; violence or non-violence; tolerance or intolerance; love or hate. Inspired by a true story, the play originates during dictator Milosevic's reign in former Yugoslavia where student resistance movement OTPOR is gaining stride by using humor as a weapon. The 1999 NATO bombi...
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Pinocchio
Today - 2/16/2014

A wooden puppet carved from pine, Pinocchio’s only wish was to become a real boy. Follow the hapless Pinocchio on his quest as he overcomes obstacles and proves that dreams can come true. This charming one-hour family ballet is performed by the Atlanta Ballet Fellowship Ensemble.
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Knightly News
2/15/2014

A mixed-up operatic newscast featuring modern characters from traditional tales, "Knightly News" will entertain audiences and remind you that everyone has unique talents and strengths that are all valuable in different ways.
*Recommended for students in grades K-5
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Craig Ferguson
2/16/2014

Craig Ferguson, host of "The Late Late Show" on CBS, performs his stand-up comedy routine for the Atlanta audience. Ferguson played Drew Carey's boss, Nigel Wick, in "The Drew Carey Show" from 1996 to 2003. Ferguson has also become a huge success on the North American comedy circuit. He performs all over the country and has sold out Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall. Additionally, Ferguso...
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Making God Laugh
Today - 3/9/2014

Additional show time: Wednesday, March 5 at 10:30 a.m.

"Making God Laugh" is a touching and heartwarming family comedy that takes place in four holiday scenes at a family home, each 10 years apart. Scene one is Thanksgiving, 1980. The next scene is Christmas, 1990, followed by New Year's Eve, 2000 and finally, a family gathering for Easter in 2010. The story begins with two middle-ag...
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Roswell Roots: Slammin’ in the Suburbs
2/20/2014

Roswell's 10th annual poetry slam takes place this week as part of the 2014 Roswell Roots Festival!
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33 Variations
Today - 2/22/2014

In Moisés Kaufman's acclaimed drama "33 Variations," two people share an obsession that transcends the boundaries of time. Ludwig van Beethoven fights failing health, encroaching deafness and crushing poverty over the course of his last four years as he works with mystifying obsession on his monumental "Diabelli Variations." Fast-forward two centuries to Katherine, a music scholar,...
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Inside Amy Schumer’s Back Door Tour
2/21/2014

This is Amy Schumer's second national tour with Comedy Central. "Inside Amy Schumer" launched in 2013 and is currently in production for its second season. "Inside Amy Schumer," created by Schumer and Daniel Powell, provides an intimate look into the mind of Schumer, who, through a series of scripted vignettes, stand-up comedy, and man-on-the-street interviews, explores topics revolving around ...
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Capitol Steps
2/22/2014

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Puppets Kapow!
Today - 6/14/2014

"Puppets Kapow!" packs a punch premieres in Roswell! This fast-paced show features fabulous puppets performing fantastic feats. Marionettes, hand puppets, rod puppets and more will sing, dance and perform tricks that will make audiences of all ages shout for more.
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Apache Cafe - June 9th through 15th
Today - 6/15/2014

Monday, 6/9:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 6/10:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat
Today - 7/20/2014

See all your favorite moments from "The Cat in the Hat" live on stage! Each ticket includes a special Dr. Seuss-themed puppet-making workshop at the Center.
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The Princess and the Pea
Today - 6/25/2014

In this musical, the Queen and King expect the Prince to get married, but who in the land is worthy of their son? When a whole line of princesses show up to demonstrate their worthiness, there is one mystery princess who hides her face so she will not be selected for superficial reasons. 
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Ten Mile Lake
Today - 6/29/2014

A father and daughter learn the true meaning of home in this world premiere that takes place on the docks at Serenbe. Listen to the City Cafe feature >
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Exposed
Today - 6/15/2014

D'AIR explores emotion and humanity in their latest show that takes place entirely in the air.
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MEH MEH
Today - 6/14/2014

This performance is a physical display of male competition, virility, control and the objectification of desire. The show features new work by Erik Thurmond, Nicholas Goodly, Ben Coleman, Aubrey Longley-Cook and Kevin Byrd. This event takes place at:
Druid Hills Baptist Church
1085 Ponce De Leon Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30306
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Spamalot
Today - 6/29/2014

King Arthur and his knights embark on a quest for the Holy Grail in this Tony Award-winning musical twist on a classic Monty Python film.
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Trash Day
Today - 6/28/2014

In this play, The Wolley family has lived for decades in their decaying Smyrna home, and through those years have been threatened repeatedly for eviction due to Grampa Wolley's hoarding and the mountainous accumulation of "collectibles" (i.e., trash) on their property. On the day when the city has delivered the ultimatum — clean it up or be evicted in 30 days — new neighbors m...
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Atlanta Zine Fest
6/14/2014

The second annual Zine Fest, presented by MASS Collective and the Atlanta Zine Library, will reflect the dynamism of zine culture, including events like panels on various topics, such as zine archiving and libraries, vendors exhibiting dynamic handmade art and media, guest speakers and workshops. Sessions include "Deep Topics for Small Pockets: Using Zines to Discuss Death a...
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Playmaking for Girls
6/14/2014

Synchronicity Theatre presents a one-night only, powerful performance of short plays written and performed by formerly detained youth and professional actors. The plays were created as part of an ongoing community outreach program at local regional youth detention centers. Playmaking for Girls is a community outreach program dedicated to engaging young women in the creat...
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Small Plates 2014
6/14/2014

Zoetic Dance Ensemble and Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education are celebrating the end of their 2014 Small Plates dance workshop season with a performance. The show features works by Small Plates artists John Welker, Amanda Byars, Lane Grosser, Stevan Novakovich and Amanda Thompson, as well as new work by Zoetic. There is a dessert reception after the show from 8 to 9 p.m.
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A Friend Like Me
6/14/2014

A Friend Like Me" is the company-created work of the Academy Theatre's Theatre for Youth Tour Team and tells the story of Madison, Charlie and their friends as they play, argue, push and ultimately learn to come together in this humorous play that teaches young people how to stop bullying and start listening.
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Round the Clock Play Festival
6/14/2014

In 24 hours (one turn of the clock), playwrights, directors and actors will join forces to create a short play spectacular; showcasing new talent, new scripts and new ideas! 
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Being Alive
Today - 6/28/2014

Additional show times:
Monday, June 16 at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 25 at 8 p.m.

The Fern Theatre's "Being Alive" is a world premiere dark comedy by Doug Graham. Jim Hand is a struggling father of three teens desperately trying to keep his life together. Despite doing everything he believes a good father should, it seems nothing ever goes his way. His oldest so...
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Today - 6/21/2014

Set in the 18th century and featuring lavishly costumed marionettes, this production of Cinderella is a Tanglewood Marionettes showpiece. All the favorite characters are here, from gentle Cinderella to the boastful stepsisters and the charming Prince, and each marionette is manipulated with precision and grace by Tanglewood's talented puppeteers.
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Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular - CANCELED
6/16/2014

"Jesus Christ Superstar," the global phenomenon that has wowed audiences for over 40 years, is reimagined for the 21st century as an arena rock spectacular. The biggest ever North American arena tour of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's groundbreaking rock musical is coming to Atlanta with an extraordinary cast of rock, pop and R&B superstars — including Brandon Boyd (lead vocal...
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Apache Cafe - June 16th through 22nd
Today - 6/22/2014

Monday, 6/16:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 6/17:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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MOVE Live on Tour - SOLD OUT
6/17/2014

Superstar siblings Julianne and Derek Hough star in their own all-new dance production "MOVE Live on Tour" onstage across North America. The show is a complete stage production with sets, costumes and a cast of talented dancers, with the Houghs headlining in solo, duet and group performances in styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop and everything in between.
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C.S. Lewis On Stage
Today - 6/29/2014

"C.S. Lewis On Stage" captures the personality and fiction of the author of "The Chronicles of Narnia," "The Screwtape Letters," and subject of the Anthony Hopkins film "Shadowlands," an Oxford don who could make his audience think as deeply as he made them laugh. Over three decades, "C.S. Lewis On Stage" has been performed internationally including appearances at The John F. Kennedy Cente...
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forestgreen
Today - 6/21/2014

"forestgreen" is a new dance by MaryGrace Phillips that delves into the archetypal forest of symbol and story in a world of mythological strangeness and grotesque beauty. This event takes place at:
Druid Hills Baptist Church
1085 Ponce De Leon Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30306
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Love Stories
Today - 6/22/2014

"Love Stories" explores the ideas of family, friendship and romance through dance. The program is set to music by artists such as Otis Redding, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra and Elton John. There will be a special performance by the Foster-Schmidt Dance Academy for Down Syndrome at Saturday night's performance.
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The Civil War: A Musical Experience
Today - 6/22/2014

Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and Walt Whitman, "The Civil War" is a thrilling, gut-wrenching and awe-inspiring dramatic theatrical concert that covers the enormous emotional landscape of the most difficult test the nation has ever endured. Come and experience real life descriptions of the battles and...
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Bill Burr
6/20/2014

Bill Burr is a stand-up comedian with two hour-long stand-up specials: "Why Do I Do This" and "Let It Go." He also hosts a weekly podcast called "The Monday Morning Podcast."
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Heart of the King
6/21/2014

Shawn Klush portrays '70s Elvis while Cody Ray Slaughter takes on '50s and '60s Elvis in this tribute to the King. Klush has emerged as the world’s top professional Elvis tribute artist since winning the "Worldwide Elvis Competition" and "World Elvis Tribute Artist Competition." Slaughter has been hailed as one of the most talented young Elvis tribute artists in the country, and portrayed...
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Colony
Today - 6/22/2014

The Lucky Penny's newest production is an experimental dance duet between Tennessee's Kelly Bond and Pennsylvania's Melissa Krodman.
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Good Gracious Show
6/21/2014

The Good Gracious variety show will highlight Atlanta and the South's creative and talented characters from the worlds of music, comedy, food, books, philanthropy and more. The audience will be entertained by the likes of Blues Queen of Atlanta Lola Gulley, comedy by Dad's Garage, singer-songwriter Wyatt Espalin, author Christal Presley, poet laureate Kodac Harrison, One More Generation philant...
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Storytelling with Cindy Horton
6/22/2014

Condy Horton, creator of interpretative programs for public education and museum exhibits, performs "Civil War Women," bringing the period to life for both young and old, with a children’s version at 2 p.m. and another for adults at 4 p.m. This event is part of Norcross Cultural Arts' month-long series focused on the 150th anniversary of...
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The Academy of Comedy Improv and Matthew Trautwein Present: Summer Solstice Serenade
6/22/2014

Combining an afternoon of comedy and music, Matthew Trautwein will join Henry County favorites The Academy of Comedy Improv for a family-friendly afternoon of air-conditioned comedy and music celebrating the summer solstice! The show will open with the Academy of Comedy Improv's fun filled improv. Every scene begins with audience suggestions and Brian Phillips, Kiera Robbins, Paige Steadman and...
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The Adventures of the Gingerbread Man
Today - 6/28/2014

Follow the troublemaking Gingerbread Man as he makes narrow escapes from unsuspecting cookie lovers in this puppet play. Audiences will also meet Redina, a little red hen who learns how to follow directions in a retelling of the classic story, "The Little Red Hen." Friends Gripe and Bicker learn the value of working together when they are granted three wishes in a new version of "The Three Wish...
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Apache Cafe - June 23rd through 29th
Today - 6/29/2014

Monday, 6/23:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 6/24:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Atlanta's Top Comic
Today - 7/24/2014

70 comics are competing to be Atlanta's funniest person! The audience votes for their favorites until the winner is crowned and earns a cash prize.
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Family Improv
Today - 7/25/2014

The Basement Theatre serves up hilarious family improv comedy for all ages based on audience suggestions, so you never know where the story will lead you.
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Armando
Today - 10/31/2014

No show on Friday, July 4.

Each week a guest "celebrity" or Armando takes the audience suggestion and tells real life stories. What follows is hilarious improv based on Armando's stories. The Armando storyteller will come from all walks of life, so check the Village Theatre's website for a list of upcoming gues...
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Improv Blender
Today - 7/25/2014

The Basement Players mix it up with different styles of improv and different kinds of shows based on audience suggestion and interactions.
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Good vs. Evil
6/27/2014

In this improv competition, God and the Devil use angels and minions to claim souls.
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George Lopez
6/27/2014

George Lopez, a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television, brings his standup routine to Atlanta. Lopez has risen to become one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry. He has been praised by audiences and critics alike for his work in television, film and standup, as well as his extensive charity work wit...
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The Ghosts of Rock Musical
Today - 6/28/2014

It's 1980 and rock is in trouble! The Rock Gods (Jimi Hendrix, along with Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin) look down and see peril with the coming of the '80s electric pop scene. The BellBottoms, a very talented but misguided boy band, are controlled by the corporate music machine that shelters them from all things rock and roll. The Rock Gods must intervene before it's too late. The Be...
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Galatea
Today - 6/29/2014

An interactive wireless electromyography suit creates the soundtrack as performers move and rest in this re-imagining of the ancient Galatea/Pygmalion myth. Muscle movement, brain waves and heart rate captured by the biofeedback suit influence performers' choices in real time, persuading audiences to consider the computer/human relationship both literally and philosophically.
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Apprentice Corporation Tour Show
6/27/2014

This event is a dynamic contemporary dance performance that highlights the passionate voices of Moving in the Spirit’s teen artists and their visions for a better world. This uplifting evening of dance features works by innovative local and national choreographers, including Amanda Lower, Jessica Gaines, Crystal Faison, Alexia Jones and Dana Lupton. The event is presented in partnership w...
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Hairspray Jr.
Today - 6/28/2014

"Hairspray Jr.," based on the film and hit stage musical of the same name is adapted for young performers. It's 1962, and spunky plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has one big dream — to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When she finally gets her shot, she's transformed from social outcast to sudden star. In balancing her new-found power with her desire for justice, Tracy fig...
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Chicago Style Improv Comedy
Today - 7/26/2014

In the mood for some spontaneous comedy? Why not check out the improv at The Basement Theatre?
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Down in the Basement
Today - 7/26/2014

Players improvise short scenes and games based on audience suggestions.
*Recommended for ages 13 and up
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Artist Showing
6/28/2014

Theater Emory hosts The Lucky Penny for a two-week "Breaking Ground Residency." The culminating activities result in the "Artist Showing" featuring the work of guest residents Corian Ellisor of Atlanta, Kelly Bond of Tennessee and Melissa Krodman of Pennsylvania. Resident Blake Beckham and her dancers will also preview the work "Dearly Departures."
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Nice Peter
6/28/2014

With The Jackpot Golden Boys in Hell.

Augmented by serious musicianship, Nice Peter’s hysterical original acoustic based pop songs are a terrific change of pace for any modern music lover. Trained at the Improv Olympic in Chicago, Pete Shukoff brings his improv comedy experience to the rock and roll stage. Audiences across the US and UK are laughing, dancing, and raving about t...
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No Shells
6/28/2014

In this play, eight friends gather for an annual dinner when the nosy neighbor's dog does the unthinkable, leading to an outright night of truths revealing what they really think about each other — and that was just the beginning!
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H2-Oh! Splish, Splash: Water Stories
6/28/2014

Piccadilly Puppets presents "H2-Oh! Splish, Splash: Water Stories," which explores the most precious resource in a fun and educational way! Large hand-puppets are used in the Australian folktale of "Tiddalick the Frog" and the Creek legend "Rabbit Plays Tug-of-War," which demonstrate that water is important to all cultures. The original shadow puppet piece "The Adventures of Drip and Drop" show...
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A Song for Coretta by Pearl Cleage
6/28/2014

Pearl Cleage's play "A Song For Coretta" is a loving, evocative tribute to a remarkable woman whose life inspired and uplifted the lives of so many others. It's February 7, 2006, rain pours down, and strangers gather outside the Ebenezer Baptist Church, waiting their turn to pay homage to Mrs. King's remains inside. Five women, different ages, different circumstances, different reasons to atten...
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Chalk Outline Improv Show
6/29/2014

The last Sunday of every month, an improv troupe makes magic, creates realities and snuggles the hell out of each other. Are they cleaning up a grisly murder or playing hopscotch? It could be either. It's probably both!
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Aesop's Fantastic Fables
Today - 7/3/2014

Get ready for some home-spun family fun with this clever solo puppet show "tour de farce."
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Clubesque
Today - 9/4/2014

"Clubesque" is a sexy, glamour-filled thrill ride that should not be missed. Entertainer, vocalist and songwriter Sunni Stephens is partnering with burlesque sensation Perle Noire to bring the show to life. Noire was named one of the world's top five burlesque performers by 21st Century Burlesque Magazine and frequently tours with Dita Von Teese. The cast is eager to br...
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Breaking Ground: New Works Series
Today - 7/13/2014

Be the first to see these new performance pieces developed by Emory students and faculty as well as the Atlanta community.
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The Taming of the Shrew
Today - 7/20/2014

This Shakespeare tale of the fiery and highly comedic romance of Kate and Petruchio still entertains after 400-plus years, but the debate still stands: just who tames whom?
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City Café
Today - 11/28/2014

Each weekday at noon, "City Café" host John Lemley serves up "a plateful of classics and a variety of sides" on WABE 90.1FM. The program features classical music, a medley of stories on culture, arts and other interesting events happening in and around Atlanta, as well as NPR and BBC news breaks. Listen to s...
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Tangle of Tales
Today - 7/12/2014

Three favorite folk tales from around the world come to life with a touch of the familiar and a taste of the new. Using a variety of puppet styles, "The Frog Prince" from Germany, "Three Billy Goats Gruff" from Scandinavia and "The Three Little Pigs" from England are each told with refreshing wit and wisdom. 

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Bare Essentials Play Readings
Today - 8/12/2014

Hear some of the newest plays at this festival. Tuesday features a free reading of Brian Forrester's "The Beast of SKitter Creek."
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Apache Cafe - July 7th through 13th
Today - 7/13/2014

Monday, 7/7:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 7/8:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Same Time Next Year - SOLD OUT
Today - 8/3/2014

Kenny Leon and Phylicia Rashad star in this story of two lovers who, though married to different people, rekindle their relationship each year for a quarter of a century.
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Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'
Today - 7/13/2014

Take a trip under the sea with this Disney musical about one young mermaid who wants nothing more than to be part of the world on dry land.
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Seussical, Jr.
Today - 7/23/2014

Transporting the audience from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus, the Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton the Elephant, the Whos and Jojo, a Who child who gets in trouble for thinking too many "thinks." Horton must protect the Whos from a world of dangers and guard an abandoned egg that’s been left by Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule and a trial, the intre...
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gestures that soon will disappear: West End
7/9/2014

"gestures that soon will disappear" is a new suite of physical installations heightening the importance of human interaction with objects and intensely focused on the ritual of relational actions, pushing it to the forefront of a physically driven experience of dance, sculpture and storytelling. Exploring the body as a possibility for everything, the grace and nuance of the humble material pape...
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Road Trip Comedy Tour
7/9/2014

The Basement Theatre welcomes the Road Trip Comedy Tour! Hosted by Evan Berke and featuring Dustin Slay, Vince Fabra and Derek Humphrey, these New York City and Atlanta comics have been everywhere and now they'll be here in Atlanta for two shows, one night only.
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Danger! The Show
Today - 10/30/2014

This show at Village Theatre features Atlanta's best improv up-and-comers. The comedic risks they take are often hilarious and always dangerous.
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Cocktails and Choreography: Ballet Re-Mixed
Today - 7/11/2014

"Ballet Re-Mixed" features samplings of new classical and contemporary ballet works by Angela Harris and Kristy Nilsson. The evening includes a preview of Harris' new ballet "Barriers," which will premier in its entirety at Dance Canvas' 2015 performance series at the Rialto Center for the Arts. The performance takes place in Fabrefactio...
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The Marvelous Wondrettes: Caps and Gowns
Today - 7/27/2014

Additional show time: Wednesday, July 23 at 10:30 a.m. "The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns" takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School graduation where you meet "The Wonderettes," a four-girl singing group with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. Join Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy as they celebrate graduation with their fellow classmates and teachers and...
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Today - 10/31/2014

The awesomely twisted tale of Brad and Janet and their mistaken trek to the home of Dr. Frankenfurter comes alive on the screen and on the stage at the Plaza Theatre.
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Today - 8/16/2014

Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn that winning isn't everything and that losing doesn't necessarily make you a loser. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the...
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Dad's Garage and Friends - SOLD OUT!
7/11/2014

Dad's Garage Theatre Company will be joined by several celebrity friends for a full night of comedy, song and dance at The Goat Farm Arts Center in West Midtown. Dad's Garage's fearlessly funny improvisers will be joined onstage by Aisha Tyler ("Archer"), Colin Mochrie ("Whose Line is it Anyway?"), Kevin McDonald ("Kids in the Hall"), Tim Meadows ("Saturday Night Live") and others for a full se...
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gestures that soon will disappear: Midtown
7/11/2014

"gestures that soon will disappear" is a new suite of physical installations heightening the importance of human interaction with objects and intensely focused on the ritual of relational actions, pushing it to the forefront of a physically driven experience of dance, sculpture and storytelling. Exploring the body as a possibility for everything, the grace and nuance of the humble material pape...
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Collision Project Performances
Today - 7/12/2014

A diverse group of teenagers from around the metro Atlanta area will explore "The Grapes of Wrath" under the guidance of the Alliance Theatre's Mellon Playwright in Residence and best-selling author Pearl Cleage. "The Grapes of Wrath" will serve as the source text that will inspire a new performance piece developed by the students. These students will present two free public perf...
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The Odd Couple
Today - 8/3/2014

Additional show time: Thursday, July 31 at 8 p.m. This Tony Award-winning classic comedy opens as a group of the guys are assembled for cards in the apartment of divorced Oscar Madison. And if the mess is any indication, it's no wonder that his wife left him. Late to arrive is Felix Unger who has just been separated from his wife. Fastidious, depressed and none too tense, Felix seems su...
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gestures that soon will disappear: Roswell
Today - 7/13/2014

"gestures that soon will disappear" is a new suite of physical installations heightening the importance of human interaction with objects and intensely focused on the ritual of relational actions, pushing it to the forefront of a physically driven experience of dance, sculpture and storytelling. Exploring the body as a possibility for everything, the grace and nuance of the humble material pape...
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ROAST: George Washington
7/12/2014

Feel the heat of the verbal burn as stand up comedians and improvisers roast the heralded of the moment. No one is safe, not even the roasters as the word play of arrows volleys back and forth sparing no one. This is not a show for the easily offended or those that are used to political correctness or even grammar. July's victim is George Washington.
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See You Soon
Today - 7/13/2014

"See You Soon" is a performance of contemporary dance presented by Corian Ellisor and Alex Abarca.
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Peter Rabbit Tales
Today - 7/19/2014

Tucker's Tales will be bring to (puppet) life "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," "The Tale of Benjamin Bunny" and "The Tale of Mrs. Tittlemouse" in irresistible style with clever scenery and turn-of-the-century costumes.
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Ravens and Seagulls
Today - 8/17/2014

Three women face the final days of their ailing sister's life in this moving family drama. Emotionally raw and sometimes painfully funny, it's a transcendent study of love, mortality and survival.
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Apache Cafe - July 14th through 20th
Today - 7/20/2014

Monday, 7/14:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 7/15:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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The Rocky Horror Show
Today - 8/9/2014

The original horror musical comedy comes to Actor's Express for a rollicking good time complete with a few exciting midnight performances. Read the ArtsATL review >
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gestures that soon will disappear: Old Fourth Ward
7/16/2014

Don't miss contemporary dance troupe gloATL's final performance of their newest work on the streets of Old Fourth Ward at Ponce de Leon Avenue and Boulevard.
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That Uganda Play
Today - 8/16/2014

An epic story that moves from America to Africa and back again, "The Uganda Play" imagines the ghosts of war, political corruption and personal betrayal that might lie behind the recent anti-gay legislation in the nation of Uganda.
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Shadows of the Past: A Play About DeKalb County During the Civil War
7/17/2014

This two-person play draws on letters, journals, newspapers and other primary sources to create a story of the Civil War in DeKalb County. Written in the words of early DeKalb citizens who lived through the war, the play creates a portrait of life during the war and focuses on the time of the Battle of Atlanta.
*Recommended for ages 10 and up
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Cocktails and Choreography: A Modern Collective
Today - 7/18/2014

Dance has always had a spirit of collaboration, and several choreographers in Dance Canvas' network have joined together to collaborate on this performance of new modern dance. The performance is directed by Dana Woodruff and features works by Ellen McCollister, Lonnie Davis, Katherine Gant and Tracy Vogt. This performance takes place in Fabrefactions's Black Box Theater, and the featured cockt...
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Revolver
7/18/2014

Based off of the La Ronde format (a circular set of character-based journeys), Revolver propels the audience through strange worlds, crazy characters and hijinks. Actors change scenes at ever increasing speeds, for some wild storytelling and an even wilder ride!
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Right On
Today - 8/31/2014

Horizon Theatre's world premiere is a soul-filled story with laughs, tears and a funky beat.
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A Sweet Strangeness Thrills My Heart: The World of Sallie Independence Foster
7/18/2014

Sallie Independence Foster was 12 years old and living in Florence, Alabama in 1861 when the War Between the States began. She was keeping a diary at the time, and kept on keeping a diary for 26 years. This performance, based on Sallie's diaries, papers and letters from her brothers off at war, presents a funny, touching, and uniquely personal look at the life and times that Sallie shared with ...
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Automatic Improv
7/19/2014

Automatic Improv is an Atlanta-based improv group that creates fast-paced and hilarious comedy audience suggestions! The group performs a combination of short-form and long-form improvisational comedy that has been called awesome, hilarious and what was the question?
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Apache Cafe - July 21st through 27th
Today - 7/27/2014

Monday, 7/21:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 7/22:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Carapace
Today - 9/23/2014

Come hear true, personal stories told live at Carapace! Drop your name in the hat for a chance to tell your own, or just come to listen.
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Black Dispatches: Freedom Under Foot Featuring Germaine Ingram with Diane Monroe
7/22/2014

From the beginning of the Civil War, African-Americans knew that for them it was a unique opportunity. With thousands of white men joining the Confederate army, farms and plantations were left largely unattended. African-Americans fled by the thousands to seek better conditions and freedom. Using the lives of enslaved, fugitive and free African-American Union informants as a window into the Civ...
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Guyi-Guyi: The Other Ugly Duckling
Today - 8/3/2014

Acclaimed Spanish puppet company Periferia Teatro de Títeres performs "Guyi-Guyi," a tale about a crocodile accidentally born into a family of ducks. Guyi-Guyi lives happily with his family until one day he meets another crocodile and learns his true identity. Upon learning he is not like the others, the hero goes through various difficulties to become himself. Through...
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110 in the Shade
Today - 8/10/2014

Additional show time: Thursday, July 24 at 8 p.m.

In this play, Lizzie is a spinster woman living in her family's ranch in a hot and drought-stricken American Southwest town. The plot centers on her search for love and her choice between two suitors: Starbuck, a charismatic con man posing as a rainmaker who can bring rainfall to the drought-stricken, and Sheriff File, the town'...
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Dearly Departures
Today - 8/2/2014

Blake Beckham and The Lucky Penny return to the stage with a new work that explores distance and connectivity.
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Oklahoma!
Today - 8/17/2014

Serenbe brings one of musical theatre's most popular shows back to its roots with this outdoor performance. 

Read the ArtsATL review >
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Sojourner Washing Society: A Musical in Gospel and Blues
7/24/2014

The National Black Arts Festival continues with this free musical told in gospel and blues. 
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Sleepy Eyes Improv
7/24/2014

Enjoy some of the best food and with Sleepy Eyes Improv July 24 at CalaBar and Grill! Sleepy Eyes Improv is the brainchild of writer/director/founder of Sleepy Eyes Filmworks Chaka Idris. Watch seasoned performers from all over the metro Atlanta area gather to create a night of laughs no one will forget! Wanna challenge the house actors? Go for it! Jump on stage with them and see...
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
Today - 8/10/2014

Take a fairy-filled romp through the woods in one of Shakespeare's most popular stories.
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Carnival Medea
Today - 7/27/2014

The GSU Players and University Theatre present the world premiere production of Carnival Medea, written by GSU professor Dr. Shirlene Holmes and international playwright Rhoma Spencer. In this retelling of the classic Greek drama, Holmes and Spencer set the ancient myth of a woman scorned in the carnival tradition of Trinidad. The carnival archetypes are brought to life in the charact...
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Improv in the Dark
7/25/2014

"Improv in the Dark" is an improv show in complete darkness! This show is an improvised version of an old-timey radio show, completely made up on the spot with audience suggestions and interactions. Zero visibility.
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Youth Creates 2014
Today - 7/26/2014

"Youth Creates" is 7 Stages' training program providing experiential learning and performance opportunities for teenagers. Through playwriting, design and performance, students collaborate to create an original production. 
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6th Annual Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival
7/26/2014

This concert features the Ayodele Dance Ensemble and An Ka Fo Drum and Dance Ensemble. The concert is a part of the "6th Annual Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival," a weekend filled with music, dance and song from Africa and the Diaspora.
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A PIECE OF MY MIND!
7/26/2014

This staged reading and talk-back explores and celebrates the black male voice. "A PIECE OF MY MIND!" is a thought provoking, at times humorous series of monologues giving the opinions of 13 African-American men on various subjects such as puberty, marriage, unemployment, white women, law enforcement, sexual assault, misguided youth, success, homosexuality, prison, skin color and the power...
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Salon du Shoguns
7/26/2014

Salon du Shoguns is a three-man variety show combining the finest elements of stand-up, improv and sketch comedy. Showcasing over 14 years of comedy experience, these "gentlemen of the stage" continually delight audiences with a show that is part vaudeville, part carnival and all funny.
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LIFT Dance Performance
7/26/2014

In this performance the men of LIFT focus their work on ideas of community as each choreographer explores the roles that men play not only in the specific dance community but also in the community at large. Veteran choreographer Allyne Gartrell is restaging one of his classic works “Brother to Brother.” On the other end of the spectrum, Corian Ellisor returns to LIFT, bringing a uni...
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Late: A Cowboy Song
Today - 8/5/2014

Additional show time: Sunday, July 27 at 2:30 p.m.

Sarah Ruhl's graceful drama is for all "the lady cowboys of heart and mind who ride outside the city limits of convention." Just outside of Pittsburgh, Mary married her high school sweetheart, Crick, whom she's known since the second grade. They seem to be happy, until Mary reunites with Red, the alluring and magneti...
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Apache Cafe - July 28th through August 3rd
Today - 8/3/2014

Monday, 7/28:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 7/29:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Scene Missing (The Show)
Today - 9/24/2014

Produced by Write Club Atlanta and hosted by Scene Missing Magazine, "Scene Missing (The Show)" is the literary equivalent of talking through movie trailers! Each month at The Highland Ballroom, Scene Missing Editor-in-Chief Jason Mallory brings the best writers and comedians in Atlanta performing essays and stand-up using movie traile...
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Dead Men: Murder on Madison Ave.
Today - 11/5/2014

Additional show times:
Thursday August 7 at 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 23 at 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 5 at 12:30 p.m.

Help the cast of Agatha's murder mystery dinner theatre solve a mysterious crime! 
In the not too distant past, one advertising agency ruled the roost for the better part of four decades. No one could touch them. They were...
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Cagematch
Today - 1/30/2015

No show on Friday, September 5.

In this no-holds-barred improv show, two teams of long form improvisers will take the stage to win your vote to become the night's champion and earn the right to defend their title.

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High School Musical Jr.
Today - 8/10/2014

Featuring the catchy songs and exciting dance numbers of the wildly popular Disney movie, the Strand's all-student cast is "All in this Together" as they bring the romantic-comedy story of two high school students from rival cliques that refuse to "Stick to the Status Quo" when they try out for the lead roles in their school musical.
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The End of the Beginning
Today - 8/2/2014

Sketchworks presents their very last show in the Sketchworks Theater: "The End of the Beginning!" Yes, Sketchworks is changing, evolving and growing. Audience favorite alumni cast present some of their favorite sketches from the last decade to help say goodbye to the space where the troupe has loved, laughed and peed a little. Tears of laughter only, please.
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The Brave New Voices
8/2/2014

The National Black Arts Festival showcases 30 Atlanta teens in this spoken word poetry slam.
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Wisdom of the Cypher by Toni Blackman
Today - 8/3/2014

"Wisdom of the Cypher," a world premiere by Hip Hop impresario Toni Blackman, is a high-energy montage of lyrical verses and spoken word that open upon multiple future pathways and possibilities for Hip Hop — the form and the community. "Wisdom of the Cypher" travels along the path that not only defines the essence of hip hop, but clarifies its soul purpose for existence. Joined by Atlant...
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Angela Miller
8/2/2014

With Wellington Juku and No Limitz in Purgatory.

From filling clubs around Atlanta to being seen at comedy spots every night, she perfects her jokes at popular venues such as Atlanta Punchline, The Laughing Skull, Uptown Comedy Corner, and even in L.A. at The Worlds Famous Comedy Store. Angela has come a long way from her start at a local urban club, having shared the stage ...
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Apache Cafe - August 4th through 10th
Today - 8/10/2014

Monday, 8/4:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Wednesday, 8/6:
Al Smith's Midtown Jam Session
Doors open at 8 p.m.

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A Taste of YEA
8/9/2014

The annual Youth Ensemble of Atlanta "A Taste of YEA" gala features excerpts of YEA musical favorites and a preview  a brand new show written and performed by the talented young charges of YEA.
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Snark Week! A Scientifically Valid Cabaret About Sharks!
8/9/2014

From the improv group Shark Party to actual lectures on sharks, this will be a fin-filled evening for the benefit of Shark Advocates International hosted by Rachel Pendergrass and the Dragon*Con Science Track.
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Fences
Today - 8/24/2014

"Fences," hailed by some as August Wilson's greatest work, is presented by New African Grove Theatre Company. Directed by Synthia Williams, "Fences" is the story of Troy Maxson, an ex-con, former Negro League baseball player, garbage man, and family man fighting to survive in an ever changing world as the 1960s are fast approaching. Although he has the ability to charm through his stories and g...
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Story SLAM
Today - 12/15/2014

In this new storytelling series, each event has a theme and ten lucky storytellers have the opportunity to tell their truths in five minutes or less. Want to be a storyteller? Check the theme for the night and make sure your story falls in the theme. Come to the event and put your name in the hat. Storytelling starts at 7 p.m. and 10 names are drawn out of the hat. Three audien...
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Apache Cafe - August 18th through 24th
Today - 8/24/2014

Monday, 8/18:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv

Tuesday, 8/19:
Sound & Lyrics
Doors open at 8 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv ...
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Shake a Tail Feather with Mother Goose
Today - 9/21/2014

Young kids will enjoy sorting out nursery rhymes and tracking down Mother Goose in this musical puppet show.
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Dinner and a Diva Series
Today - 12/18/2014

Capitol City Opera Company brings you favorites from one of opera's great composers, Donizetti, accompanied by a three-course meal and wine at this innovative series.
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Wabi Sabi: Cocktails in the Garden
8/21/2014

Atlanta Ballet’s Wabi Sabi returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for another evening of premieres by some of the most in-demand, emerging choreographers in the industry, all danced in the grandeur of the city’s urban oasis. This program features John Heginbotham’s "Angels’ Share," Robert Dekkers’ "Yours is Mine," a new work by Heather Meyers, Gretchen Alterowitz&...
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Skwhirlhaus presents ... "When We Were Seven"
Today - 8/24/2014

Fireflies light the Skwhirlhaus stage in this exploration of our earliest unsupervised moments — in spaces both physical and imaginative — of the world around us. Personal stories and a live-music soundscape, retrieved from beneath the skin of memory, weave throughout the backyard and invite audiences to remember when they, too, were seven.

*Due to the nature of the outdo...
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Wabi Sabi: Mi Casa, Your Casa
8/22/2014

Atlanta Ballet’s dancer-driven troupe Wabi Sabi performs three works live on the High Museum's piazza this Friday evening.
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Young Frankenstein
Today - 9/7/2014

Mel Brooks' classic comedy gets reworked for the stage in this musical about one man's quest to create a monster.
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Teen Night
8/23/2014

Grab your friends and head over to the High Museum of Art for "Teen Night," when teens take over the Museum! This Teen night is inspired by "Dream Cars" and includes music by DJ Khal and Apex Society, an "Interpret the Future" style competition, a photo booth, an ARTswap, an open mic poetry slam, cool art projects, and more. 
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Survivor Improv
8/23/2014

Out of Box Theatre's new zany improv troupe will start in August with "Survivor Improv," where the actors will team up and perform in a mini-tournament. The winner is determined by audience text message votes. Who will be voted off the island? Who will be left standing?
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Landmines//Zulu Wave//Waking the Bates//Dendera Bloodbath
8/23/2014

The band Dendera Bloodbath will perform an interpretation of Oscar Wilde's one-act play "Salome." The bands Waking the Bates, Zulu Wave and Sgt. Stumpy and the Landmines will close out the night.

This event takes place at:
Mammal Gallery
91 Broad St.
Atlanta, GA 30303

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Apache Cafe - August 26th through 31st
Today - 8/31/2014

Tuesday, 8/26:
Sound & Lyrics
Doors open at 8 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

Wednesday, 8/27:
Al Smith's Midtown Jam Session
Doors open at 8 p.m.

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2014 National Puppet Slam
Today - 8/30/2014

A puppet slam is a curated collection of short-form pieces of adult puppet theater. Experience the beauty, ingenuity and hilarity of the best puppet slams from across the country.
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Much Ado About Nerddom II: A Geeky Variety Show
8/28/2014

Sigh no more, nerds, sigh no more, because it's that time of year again! Dragon Con is coming, and the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse wants you to get into the spirit with a variety show devoted to all things geeky. This year's show features returning favorites such as Write Club Atlanta, Three Quarter Ale, Ninja Puppet Productions, as well as magic by Matt Felten and burlesque by the Chameleon Q...
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Wabi Sabi: Mi Casa, Your Casa
8/29/2014

As a part of the High Museum of Art’s summer piazza installation, “Mi Casa, Your Casa,” Atlanta Ballet’s dancer-driven troupe Wabi Sabi will present three works by some of the most in-demand, emerging choreographers in the industry. Programming includes “Angels’ Share” by choreographer John Heginbotham, &ldquo...
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Chainz/Broken
Today - 9/14/2014

Rising State Theatre Company closes its inaugural season with two one-act plays about strength in times of tragedy. 
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Decatur Book Festival: Children's Stage
Today - 8/31/2014

Spend the weekend with the family at the Decatur Book Festival!
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Decatur Book Festival: Decatur Library Stage
Today - 8/31/2014

The Decatur Library Stage is one of nearly 20 stages at the 2014 Decatur Book Festival and features a variety of authors and speakers. This stage is sponsored by Public Broadcasting Atlanta (WABE 90.1FM and PBA 30). Schedule of events:

Saturday, August 31:
10 a.m.: "Growing Up... in Words and Images" with Joe Barry Carro...
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Decatur Book Festival: art|DBF Community Bandstand
Today - 8/31/2014

Head to the Decatur Book Festival this weekend to hear from your favorite authors and experience a new arts and culture showcase — art|DBF!
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Wabi Sabi: Decatur Book Festival
8/31/2014

Atlanta Ballet’s dancer-driven troupe Wabi Sabi will present two works at the 2014 Decatur Book Festival as a part of its art|dbf offerings. The works will be performed on the lawn area adjacent to the Community Bandstand. This event is part of the Decatur Book Festival.
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Bull Durham
Today - 10/5/2014

"Bull Durham" is a world premiere musical with a pitch perfect blend of comedy, drama and steamy romance. Loosely based on Ron Shelton’s experiences on and off the field with a minor league baseball team, this musical tells the story of three lives brought together by America’s two favorite pastimes — baseball and romance. Veteran catcher “Crash” Davis has been bro...
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Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Today - 10/5/2014

Two rivals and ex-lovers play a dangerous game of sexual conquest in pre-revolution France. The intrigue mounts as they trample innocent hearts in their wake. Based on the scandalous 1782 novel and later adapted into an Oscar-winning film, "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" is a stunning slow burn of carnal scheming. Launching the season at Actor’s Express, this modern classic scorches the ...
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The Long Climb to Freedom: The A.A. Burleigh Story
9/4/2014

Actor Hasan Davis presents a one-man show based on the life of A.A. Burleigh. Born to an English sea captain and an African American mother, Angus Augustus Burleigh (1848-1939) lived the first two years of his life in freedom. But when Angus was 2 years old, his alcoholic father died and left him and his mother prey to the harsh realities of a slave nation. They were abducted and taken from Vir...
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Curious Encounters 2
Today - 9/7/2014

Curious Encounters returns with six performances curated by Michael Haverty. Atlanta’s most contemporary, ground-breaking artists and ensembles create original performances that play with the notion of interactive art. Performers include Shana Robbins and the Nomadic Love Mesa, Josh Brooks and Megan Jance, The Object Group, Mike Stasny and Maggie Ginestra, Johnny Drago and many others.&nb...
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Deer Bear Wolf: Natural Selection
9/4/2014

Deer Bear Wolf's variety show features a multitude of Atlanta performers in literature, music, comedy, theatre, film and performance art. The purpose of "Natural Selection" is to showcase a diverse, curated group of Atlanta artists across different mediums in one space. Each month features an assortment of performers with one musical guest, rotating between different venues throughout the city....
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The Savannah Disputation
Today - 9/7/2014

Two plain-as-potatoes sisters of the Roman Catholic persuasion forget all about Southern charm in this dramatic comedy.
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The Merry Widow
Today - 9/7/2014

In this light-hearted operetta, a prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country. Hijinks ensue, money is won and lost, but in the end, the pair of lovers is wiser and happier. This story is a perfect mix of fun and slightly bittersweet romance.
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Ex Somnium's Open Letters: A Night of Shared Letters, Diaries, Texts and E-Mail
9/5/2014

Ex Somnium invites the audience to perform in this open mic night and entreats them to come loaded with awkward letters, chain e-mails, regretful text messages and angsty teen diaries. Performers will be selected at random and given 5 minutes on stage. Beer breaks to be facilitated by musical interludes, care of Virginia Bliss. 

This event takes place at:
The Big House
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Always ... Patsy Cline
Today - 9/14/2014

This tuneful, heartwarming Patsy Cline songfest is so country! Rather than simply being a Patsy Cline (Richardson) revue, Ted Swindley framed the Cline songbook with a heartwarming story about how the country & western singer meets a female fan (Gillespie) in Houston at a Texas honky-tonk. Cline was more than one of the first female country stars, she was an inspiration to t...
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The Legends Celebration
9/6/2014

The Legends Celebration is a festival favorite recognizing artistic luminaries across the NBAF disciplines. Spotlight Series curator Wynton Marsalis is this year’s Music Legend, and he is joined by Melvin van Peebles (film), Ntozake Shange (theatre), Dr. Samella Lewis (visual arts), and Maurice Hines (dance). The Legends Celebration boasts an exciting new award-show format and celebrates ...
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John Hodgman
9/6/2014

"The Daily Show" resident expert John Hodgman comes to Atlanta for a night of comedy and commentary.
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Hansel and Gretel
9/6/2014

Sung in English, this version of Humperdinck's "Hansel and Gretel" has been condensed into a child-friendly one hour program tailored for children in the Pre-K through 5th grade age range"Hansel and Gretel" brings all the joy and beauty of learning to children by focusing on the relat...
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Healthy Living Day
9/7/2014

Spend a day with the Atlanta Ballet as you learn about healthy lifestyles and dance!
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Stories on the Square
Today - 11/11/2014

Good old-time personal southern storytelling is alive and well! This monthly show is an open mic performance, and all who wish to share a personal tale, without notes and as time allows, are welcome. The rules are simple — no notes, singing, music, poems or fiction. No political or ex-lover rants. No stand-up comedy routines are allowed. The stories must be true, and you have seven minute...
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cloth
Today - 9/14/2014

Preview: Wednesday, September 10 at 8:30 p.m. This performance is an interdisciplinary project that takes shape as an experimental performance exhibition with new music, movement, film and related public initiatives. The creative team is compelled to experiment with ways of fitting together multiple identities and views in order to make a complex story or pattern from a number of interc...
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Pump Boys and Dinettes
Today - 9/28/2014

Welcome to the Double Cupp Diner on Highway 57, somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, N.C. It’s a great place to rest a spell, and enjoy a slice of pie and a piping hot cuppa joe or a bottle of beer. The fellas from the gas station next door will be stoppin’ in for a visit with the lovely Cupp sisters, to play their high octane blend of country-western, bluegrass, and rock 'n' ro...
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Today - 10/5/2014

A dark and troubling riddle starts the heroic adventure of one man's lifetime, a story of love gained, lost and gained again. Shakespeare woos the audience with his most epic theatrical journey, just under two hours! Join Atlanta Shakespeare Company as they follow the noble Pericles over continents and decades, goddesses and pirates, jousts and tempests. Featuring Award-winning American Story T...
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The Other Side of Mourning
Today - 9/13/2014

Opening Night Pre-Show Reception: Thursday, September 11 at 7 p.m. "The Other Side of Mourning" is a one-man, three-character show written and performed by local singer/musician/writer Britt Dean. He has lived in Atlanta since the age of five, and his stories and songs capture insights into the city as it and he grew up. The hybr...
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Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend
Today - 9/14/2014

Elmo, Grover and Abby Cadabby welcome a new international friend to Sesame Street in this live stage production.
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H.M.S. Pinafore
9/12/2014

Her Majesty's Ship Pinafore is setting sail in this faithful production — complete with live orchestra and full sets — by the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players. The story finds the captain's daughter in love with an ordinary sailor, but her father has a more sophisticated suitor in mind. Gilbert and Sullivan's first blockbuster is among the most crowd-pleasing comic musica...
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Perfect Arrangement
Today - 10/4/2014

It's the early 1950s, and unbeknownst to the U.S. Department of State, its Director of Personnel, Bob Martindale, and his secretary, Norma Baxter, are themselves closeted — they've married each others partners, Jim and Millie, as a cover. In order to maintain the façade for visitors, the Martindales and the Baxters have created lives as perfect as a '50s sitcom, right down to the c...
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Doxology Ring Shout: A Praise Dance for the Doxy
Today - 9/14/2014

Draw back the curtain on the ecstatic, transcendent ring shout tradition, as part of the National Black Arts Festival.
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The Good Gracious Show!
9/13/2014

Good Gracious will host the bluegrass harmonies of The Packway Handle Band, author Kate Sweeney, improv from Dad’s Garage Theatre, the jazz stylings of Penny Seranade and more at Atlanta’s favorite variety show.
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Mending Fences
9/13/2014

In “Mending Fences” by Thomas S. Robinson III, two fictional legends of rap meet in the afterlife and learn that taking responsibility for their words and actions is the starting point for unity, empowerment and their spiritual journeys through the gates of heaven. First, they must overcome the bitter conflict that remains from their careers on earth. This event takes place ...
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Oliver Samuels and Friends - Dolly House
9/14/2014

Oliver Samuels is a Jamaican comedian and actor. He is often described as the Jamaican "King of Comedy." performing both stand-up and comic theatre.
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Apache Cafe - September 15th through 21st
Today - 9/21/2014

Monday, 9/15:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 9/16:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Wabi Sabi: Cocktails in the Garden
9/18/2014

Atlanta Ballet’s Wabi Sabi returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for another evening of premieres by some of the most in-demand, emerging choreographers in the industry, all danced in the grandeur of the city’s urban oasis. This program features John Heginbotham’s "Angels’ Share," Robert Dekkers’ "Yours is Mine," a new work by Heather Meyers, Gretchen Alterowitz&...
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Catellier Dance Projects: Corpus Mysteriis
Today - 9/20/2014

Catellier Dance Projects’ "Corpus Mysteriis," a meditation on the human body, is the fourth in a series of evening length dance performances inspired by the fundamental elements of dance: time, space, energy and the body. Gregory Catellier and his collaborators explore, through movement and text, the fragile beauty and incredible resilience that bodies possess.
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True Story! Reading Series
Today - 11/14/2014

Rogue writers and nervy journalists tell true tales of love letters never sent, found notebooks and so much more at True Story.
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Detroit
Today - 10/19/2014

"Detroit" is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and one of The New York Times top ten plays of 2012! In a suburb of a mid-sized American city, Ben and Mary see sudden signs of life at the deserted house next door and invite their new neighbors Sharon and Kenny over for a cookout. But as this foursome bonds over backyard barbecues, the neighborly connection, or rather commotion, they find thre...
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Beulah Creek
Today - 9/21/2014

"Beulah Creek" takes place during the summer of 1936 amidst a Baptist camp meeting in South Georgia. When the pastorʼs wife Ruth meets Iris, the WPA photographer documenting the revival, an unexpected relationship develops and challenges the societal norms of the time. A chorus of women sing Southern hymns and speak biblical text to give Ruth a means of expressing the feelings she does n...
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Carmen J
Today - 9/20/2014

George Bizet's "Carmen" is reset in Virginia during the Civil War in this new adaptation from Americolor Opera Alliance.
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Whoopi Goldberg
9/20/2014

The legendary Whoopi Goldberg concludes this evening of stand-up with an audience-driven question-and-answer session.
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Tim and Eric and Dr. Steve Brule
9/20/2014

Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is a fast paced, absurd collection of short films, parodies, animations, emotions, phone calls, pranks and musical numbers featuring comedians, celebrities, bad actors and pets. From the creators of Tom Goes to the Mayor, Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. Dr. Steve Brule guest stars in this live action stage version of the TV show.
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3 Contemporary Dance Project
Today - 9/21/2014

This performance presents a diverse exploration of music and story through the works of Atlanta-based contemporary dance choreographers Lonnie Davis, Katherine Gant and Lane Grosser.
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I Do, I Do, I Do
Today - 10/12/2014

No 8 p.m. show on Thursday, September 25. In this regional premiere, Diana is beautiful, intelligent and sweet natured. The three men in her life are Jamie, the much envied man to whom she is officially engaged; Tom, the attractive boyfriend of Jamie’s sister; and Geoff, the oldest friend who is to be best man. Diana’s insurmountable problem is that during the course of the ...
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Rapunzel
Today - 9/28/2014

This witty, tongue-in-cheek retelling of a long-time favorite story features a possessive mother who happens to be a witch, a tentative young man who happens to be a prince, and a strong-willed but naïve young girl with the longest hair you're ever likely to come across, not to mention a contemporary moral about parent-child relationships which will have young audiences rejoicing. Featurin...
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One Drop of Love
9/21/2014

"One Drop of Love" is a multimedia solo performance by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni. Produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, this extraordinary one-woman show incorporates filmed images, photographs and animation to tell the story of how the notion of "race" came to be in the United States and how it affects Cox DiGiovanni’s relationship with her father. A moving memoir, "One Drop of Love" take...
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Carmen J
9/21/2014

The libretto of this opera is an adaptation of George Bizet's "Carmen," now set in Virginia during the Civil War. The story chronicles two years in the life of Carrie Mae (Carmen J), a slave girl on the Jefferson Plantation. Seduction, murder, obsession and tragedy are Carmen J's bedfellows as she searches for the freedom she longs to have. Atlanta composer Sharon J. Willis includes six of Bize...
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Art on the Beltline
9/21/2014

"Art on the Atlanta BeltLine" is a temporary exhibition of live performance and installation public art.  Schedule of performers:
2 p.m.: Fly on a Wall Collective - 'Prism Study No. 1'
2:30 p.m.: Ryan Mathern - 'Caryatid' 
3 p.m....
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Julian Sands: A Celebration of Harold Pinter
9/22/2014

With personal anecdotes and reflections drawn from their work together, British actor Julian Sands combines Harold Pinter's poems and political prose to create a fresh and intimate insight into the Nobel Laureate's literary legacy.
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Apache Cafe - September 22nd through 28th
Today - 9/28/2014

Monday, 9/22:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 9/23:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Mamma Mia!
Today - 9/28/2014

More than 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music of "Mamma Mia!" 
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The Old Man and the Monkeys and Other Chinese Tales
Today - 10/5/2014

Five traditional and not-so-traditional vignettes are woven together to recount tales of ancient China. Fables of compassion and consideration, along with the greatest ping pong match of all time, are told through beautiful imagery and surprising effects. Honored in 2004 with a National Heritage Fellowship Award (the highest honor USA gives to folk and traditional artists), Dragon Art Stu...
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Lasso of Truth
Today - 10/19/2014

"Lasso of Truth" is a smart, seductive and wild romp through the history of gender politics and Wonder Woman.
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Comfy Comedy
9/24/2014

Atlanta's beloved brunch spot opens its doors after hours to host its very own evening of comedy! Join Home Growm for dinner alongside comedy from Dave Stone, Paul Gallois, Andrew Michael, Craig Anthony Hoelzer, Valerie Jane Thomas and Jen Lenny. Ben Palmer will host.  This event takes place at:
Home grown GA
968 Memorial Dr. SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
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Philadelphia, Here I Come!
Today - 10/5/2014

Come celebrate with Arís Theatre the 50th anniversary of this now classic play! In Brian Friel's fictional Ballybeg in Donegal, the night before he is to leave Ireland forever and emigrate to America, Gar O'Donnell's life flashes before him as he contemplates what he will leave behind: his friends, his lost love, Katie, his beloved housekeeper, Madge, and his distant and aging fathe...
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Native Guard
Today - 10/19/2014

No 2:30 p.m. show on Saturday, September 27.

No 7:30 p.m. show on Sunday, October 19. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey’s "Native Guard" will be staged for the first time in this special Hertz Stage world premiere. "Native Guard" will take to the stage with music, image and text as it juxtaposes the deeply personal...
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Game On!
Today - 9/27/2014

When a young girl ends up inside a video game, she learns that virtual reality is no match for real life in this Atlanta premiere of a new hip-hop theater work created by middle school students and performed by adult artists, breakdancers and five graduates of the Brave New Voices Institute.

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With It or Upon It
Today - 9/28/2014

"With It or Upon It" is a world premiere based on real people and events during the Civil War. In the play, a group of Woodstock neighbors decide to create a flag to be carried into battle by members of the Confederate Phillips Legion. Ever worsening conditions for the soldiers are reported home in poignant letters sent by sons, brothers and husbands. This show is a part of the Woodstock a...
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a home is a home is a home
9/26/2014

CORE Performance Company presents the World Premiere of "a home is a home is a home," created by Sue Schroeder in collaboration with the artists of CORE Performance Company. This new site-specific dance/performance explores "home," one's place of origin, the social unit(s) formed when living together, and where one lives. Commissioned by the High Museum of Art for the "Mi Casa, Your Casa" insta...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged (revised)
Today - 10/5/2014

Get ready to experience 16 comedies, 11 tragedies, 10 histories and assorted sonnets, all brought to you by three actors in one show.
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Improv in the Park
10/1/2014

Whole World Improv Theatre returns to Central Park at Atlantic Station! Bring a blanket, grab a bite and laugh with a free, outdoor improv show.
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Extreme Elimination Improv Challenge
Today - 12/18/2014

In this fast-paced, no-holds-barred improv show at Dad's Garage, 12 improvisers are randomly paired to perform games and scenes based on audience suggestions.
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Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words
Today - 10/5/2014

The one-man Lewis Grizzard show is back this fall! Actor Bill Oberst Jr. has stepped into the late Lewis Grizzard's shoes over 1,000 times in the last decade. Oberst's portrayal of the Southern writer and humorist is a one-man show authorized by Grizzard's family, which says it is the closest thing to seeing the late great spokesman of the south onstage again since Grizzard's death at age 47.&n...
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The Doctor, The Devil, and My Dad
Today - 10/26/2014

No 5 p.m. show on Sunday, October 5.

Additional show times:
Monday, October 6 at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, October 22 at 8 p.m.
Saturday, October 25 at 2 p.m. "The Doctor, the Devil, & My Dad" is a deeply personal play by local playwright Suehyla El-Attar about the loss of her father. Coming to terms with all the mysteries that surround death has never been mo...
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Pinter Revue
Today - 10/11/2014

Sketch comedy in the British tradition, "Pinter Revue" is a collection of short works spanning more than 30 years of Pinter’s career.
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Friday Night Contra Dance
Today - 12/26/2014

Contra dancing is a high-energy, social and fun community dance with roots in Ireland, Scotland, England and France. In a contra dance, parallel lines of dancers stand opposite their partners. A dancer and his or her partner form a couple. At this event, hosted by Chattahoochee Country Dancers, you can dance to live music with Appalachia...
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Murder, She Improvised
Today - 11/28/2014

Welcome to the Sunny Arse hotel! Site of rest, relaxation and a suspicious amount of MURDER! Luckily, Sir John Holmes and friends are on the case as they solve a completely new, hilarious and totally improvised murder every week. They'll use audience suggestions to catch the crook and figure out just whodunnit.
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Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna
Today - 11/2/2014

No 4:30 p.m. show on Friday, October 3 or Friday, October 31. Cirque du Soleil's "Amaluna" invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. Their queen, Prospera, directs her daughter’s coming-of-age ceremony in a rite that honours femininity, renewal, rebirth and balance which marks the passing of these insights and values fr...
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Body Art Ball
10/3/2014

The "Body Art Ball" is a vintage themed, cabaret variety-show featuring 20 acclaimed and emerging body painters from around the world. The artists will create their body art visions on the "living canvases" of some of the finest performing talent in the U.S. Performances include artistic pole dance, poi performing, belly dance, classical ballet and flow performers, whose bodies have all been me...
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The Ransom of Miss Elverna Dower
Today - 10/4/2014

In an award-winning comedic play loosely based on O. Henry's classic story, Casey and Tim nab their demanding English teacher to avoid having to take a test, but they find that no one wants her back! It's bad enough that she corrects the grammar in their ransom note and makes them rewrite it, but when the captive teacher assigns them a research paper on famous kidnappings in history, the young ...
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TheatreSports
Today - 11/29/2014

Dad's Garage's longest running improv show and an audience favorite for years, TheatreSports is a fast-paced improv competition that uses your suggestions to fuel the show.
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Zydeco Dance
Today - 12/6/2014

Join local Cajun and zydeco dance enthusiasts as they keep the music of Louisiana alive and thriving! Dance the night away with the Cajun two-step and the zydeco syncopated slide to energetic live music. Come at 6:30 p.m. for an intermediate dance lesson or at 7:15 p.m. for a beginning dance lesson. Schedule of performers:Get More Info]]>
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Dance Chance Atlanta
Today - 12/6/2014

Dance Chance Atlanta is a monthly showcase of fresh works by three local dance-makers with a casual talk-back led by a guest moderator. Dance Chance Atlanta seeks to provide a platform for Atlanta choreographers and dance artists to showcase, develop and experiment with their works as well as foster multidisciplinary conversations and communities around art-making...
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Underwear Comedy Party
10/4/2014

No show on Friday, July 4; rescheduled for Friday, July 11.

Join the Village Theatre on the first Friday of every month to see some of Atlanta's funniest stand-up comics in their underwear. Yep, that's right, sets in skivs. It's an underwear comedy party! A classic method of getting over the fear of public speaking is to imagine the audience in their underwear. While that may work, t...
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A Legacy of Inspiration: In Memory of Leah Marie Anderson
10/4/2014

This event celebrates lively arts in honor of a young girl who lost her battle to cancer at age 7. "A Legacy of Inspiration: In Memory of Leah Marie Anderson" includes performers from Marietta to Thomasville and Pittsburgh to New York who will share the stage to dance and sing. All proceeds from the concert go to further the mission of Ella Mae's Courage, a non-profit organization focused on pr...
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Intimate Illusions
Today - 10/5/2014

Direct from Beverly Hills for two nights only, master illusionist Ivan Amodei will bring his critically acclaimed "Intimate Illusions" to a gorgeous candle lit theater at the Omni Hotel Atlanta. This 90-minute performance blends compelling story-telling, incredible coincidences, psychological illusions and brain games paired with dazzling live music by a concert cellist. witness Amode...
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White Rabbit Red Rabbit
Today - 11/22/2014

Imagine being 29 and forbidden to leave your country. Nassim Soleimanpour dissects the experience of a whole generation in a wild, utterly original play from Iran. Forbidden to travel, he turns his isolation to his own advantage with a play that requires no director, no set and a different actor for every performance. Out of Hand will produce 24 different readings of this play over a thre...
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Naked City
Today - 12/1/2014

"Naked City" promises audiences will experience something brilliant at their unique monthly shows. Each month features a different topic, so sign-up to participate if you're brave enough. During the show, they pull names out of a hat, and for the next five minutes, the mic is yours. You own the stage, so you better make it count! If you go past your five minutes, you have to spin the wheel, and...
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Friends of Dance Lecture – Dance is a Weapon: Choreographing Protest during the Great Depression
10/6/2014

Choreographer Jane Dudley’s seminal work, "Time is Money" (1934), embodies the Depression. Dudley protested the exploitation of the worker and the plight of the poor. This presentation, featuring a performance by Martin Løfsnes and Yuko Suzuki Giannakis, both former members of the Martha Graham Dance Company, centers on the culture and politics of the era, demonstrating that "Time ...
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Apache Cafe - October 6th through 12th
Today - 10/12/2014

Monday, 10/6:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 10/7:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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How I Learned What I Learned
Today - 11/2/2014

August Wilson's play charts one man's journey of self-discovery through adversity and what it means to be a black artist in America.
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Ethics and the Alliance Theatre - Steel Magnolias
10/7/2014

"Steel Magnolias" is the quintessential story of family, friendship and Southern sisterhood. Meet actors from the play, hear dramatic readings from select scenes and engage in a lively ethical discussion. 

This event takes place at:
Emory University
Center for Ethics
Room 102
1531 Dickey Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30322
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Disney On Ice Presents Frozen
Today - 10/12/2014

The award-winning tale of "Frozen" is told live for the first time on ice in this new production.
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Write Club Atlanta
10/8/2014

"Write Club" is the tenderest bloodsport. It's a provocative, challenging, thought-evoking event experience in which two opposing writers each have seven minutes to discuss two opposing ideas. In the end, the audience picks a winner in this lit-kick to the back of the skull. The writers compete for cash, which goes to a charity of their choosing. The event is hosted by Write Club Atlanta V...
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The Wizard of Oz
Today - 10/26/2014

This production is back by popular demand after a sold-out first appearance at the Center.
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CORE SALON: The Art of Conversation
10/9/2014

See an exclusive sneak peek at CORE's newest works, including 
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The Sleepy Hollow Experience
Today - 11/2/2014

Additional show time: Sunday, November 2 at 8 p.m. "The Sleepy Hollow Experience" returns to the Stables at Serenbe for a very haunted Halloween!
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My Children! My Africa!
Today - 10/26/2014

No 2:30 p.m. show on Saturday, October 11. In this three-character thriller, a humane black teacher in segregated South Africa tries to convince a favorite student that education, not violence, is the answer to the nation’s problems. Staged in conjunction with the Africa-Atlanta Project, which fosters art, business and educational collaborations between Georgia’s capitol cit...
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Atlanta Black Theatre Festival
Today - 10/12/2014

Atlanta Black Theatre Festival is 40 plays in just four days. It's a performance marathon consisting of more than 200 artists from 18 states and three countries. The diverse line-up features plays for fans of Tennesee Williams, August Wilson, Tyler Perry, Shakespeare and others. Each play is ticketed, and there are a few free events.  Read the ArtsATL review >
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Macbeth
Today - 11/2/2014

A haunting saga most “rich and strange.” Macbeth grapples with power, greed and his ambitious wife. Nature has more to teach us than we admit.
Featuring Artistic Director Jeff Watkins as Macbeth.
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Skwhirlhaus presents ... “room-innate” by Maryn and Matt Whitmore
Today - 10/11/2014

A one-woman performance, "room-innate" turns viewers into voyeurs of a wandering woman's journey into the realm of the spirit world. With an entirely original score, handmade costume and elaborate set, she tells her story through song, dance and illustration, transforming the Skwhirlhaus stage into a gypsy wagon filled with the spirit of the "strong jawed story keeper," a fierce and courageous ...
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The Sunshine Boys
Today - 10/19/2014

The long-running 1972 Broadway play, "The Sunshine Boys," focuses on the aging Al Lewis and Willie Clark, a one-time vaudevillian team known as "The Sunshine Boys." In the course of some 40-odd years, the two not only grew to hate each other but never even spoke to each other off-stage throughout the final year of their act. The stubborn Clark, who was not ready for retirement resented the wise...
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She Still Dreams: A Play By Brian Egland
Today - 10/11/2014

"She Still Dreams" tells the story of a woman who has accepted less for her life. Set in a small Louisiana town, Savannah lives with a husband that doesn’t talk, has a best friend that does a lot, and her old flame has returned home upon the death of his father. Each of these three characters help Savannah to dream again until she dreams, not of what isn’t, but what can be.
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Simply Barbra
Today - 10/11/2014

Steve Brinberg is something quite extraordinary — while many look like her, he has the voice to boot and that's what makes "Simply Barbra" simply irresistible.
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Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam
10/10/2014

HCE Live presents Shaquille O'neal's "All Star Comedy Jam 2014." The lineup will deliver gut-busting, side-splitting laughs featuring some of the industry's most talented and sought after comedians. Popular comedians Deray Davis and Gary Owen will lead the way along with funnymen Michael Blackson, Tommy Davidson and Tony Roberts. Music will be provided by national radio personality and DJ, V103...
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The Academy of Comedy Improv
10/11/2014

The Academy of Comedy Improv performs a night of hilarious comedy based on family-friendly suggestions. Henry County's own Brian Phillips joins Paige Steadman, Robert Drake and special guests. These improvisers turn audience suggestions into hilarious sketches and songs! 
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National Acrobats of China
10/12/2014

The National Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China delivers an eye-popping spectacle with its awesome array of acrobats, contortionists, martial artists, drummers and dancers. Using bicycles, tables, chairs, poles and ladders, this unforgettable troupe thrills audiences of all ages with its dazzling showmanship.
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The Soapbox
Today - 12/28/2014

Every Sunday night improvisers perform long-form, Chicago-style improv inspired by local storytellers and icons.

This even takes place at:
141 New St.
Decatur, GA 30030
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Gracias Choir Christmas Cantata
10/13/2014

"Gracias Choir Christmas Cantata" features heartfelt music and unforgettable scenery focused on the true meaning of Christmas. The show features a musical reenactment of Jesus Christ coming to this world live on stage.
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Apache Cafe - October 13th through 19th
Today - 10/19/2014

Monday, 10/13:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 10/14:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Little Raindrop Songs
Today - 11/8/2014

"Little Raindrop Songs" is a whimsically theatrical and imaginative journey through an anything-but-normal day, created especially for the very young with original music by the Japanese "pajama-pop" band Lullatone. The audience is led through a fully interactive world made completely of brightly colored paper which transforms dramatically into multiple settings — from the bedroom where we...
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Family Storytelling: Emerging Voices
10/17/2014

Southern Order of Storytellers' Father Goose Brigade presents an evening of live stories at Callanwolde.
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Elevate Atlanta
Today - 10/23/2014

Hosted annually in downtown Atlanta, Elevate exhibits large scale public artwork and offers performance, educational opportunities and cultural experiences free to the public with the mission of instigating positive urban growth. This year's theme is "Social City," and, with the help of more than 100 artists, the environment is ripe for exploration, discovery and conversation. Buy Now]]>
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Metropolitan Ballet Theatre Fall Performance
Today - 10/18/2014

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre presents the classic "White Act" from "Giselle" and invigorating contemporary ballet favorites in its annual "Fall Performance." The company revives a ballet classic with the second act of "Giselle," complete with passionate romance, betrayal and a host of ghostly dancers. Following this legendary ballet is the show's second half, which is full of energy and surprise...
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BattleActs
Today - 12/20/2014

Eight improvisors compete at Academy Theatre to claim the title of Champion of Battle Acts, and the audience gets to decide!
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1 a.m. Secret Comedy Show
Today - 12/27/2014

For the last few years the 1 a.m. Secret Comedy Show has been a destination for Atlanta's exploding comedy scene. Featuring a line-up of the city's best comedians alongside top secret national headliners, the show has hosted greats like Marc Maron, Maria Bamford, Rory Scovel, Kyle Kinane and Dave Folly. It's a rare chance to see your favorite comedian work out before anyone else has a chance to...
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Pinter Staged Reading Series
Today - 11/8/2014

Theater Emory presents a series of free staged readings as part of the semester-long PinterFest celebration. All readings are free, but reservations requested. Schedule of events:
Saturday, October 18 at 7 p.m.: "The Homecoming" directed by John Ammerman
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Vertigo
10/18/2014

Israel's Vertigo brings audiences closer through the universal language of movement.
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Point of View on the Corner: The American Corner
Today - 10/19/2014

"Point of View on the Corner: The American Corner" explores the differences and similarities among people of different cultures as well as the meeting points that transcend cultural barriers to bind and connect people. Created and performed by Association Manifeste with CORE Performance Company’s Anna Bracewell, the piece is an evolution of previous Manifeste works performed in Toulouse, ...
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Storytelling Festival
10/18/2014

Enjoy a day of stories and activities for families at this annual storytelling festival. In addition to storytelling, there will be hayrides, music, craft projects, puppet shows, blacksmithing demonstrations, a petting zoo, pony rides and more. Featured storytellers include Josie Bailey, Cathy Kaemmerlen, Joanna Maddox, Piccadilly Puppets and Pam Johnson as Mother Goose.
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The Second Annual Burlesque for Breasts Under the Big Top
10/18/2014

In honor of breast cancer awareness month, LiviRae Lingerie is partnering with Empreinte and I Will Survive, Inc, to bring "The Second Annual Burlesque for Breasts Under the Big Top." Entertainment will include fire breathers, stilt walkers, live music, a lingerie fashion show and more! Portions of the proceeds will go to I Will Survive, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to assisti...
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Legendary Children Freakshow
10/18/2014

In Hell. Legendary Children Atlanta presents a cabinet of curiosities - a feast for the senses! Nicole Paige Brooks is back to be your twisted ringleader for the evening. Featuring a menagerie of living performers, oddities from antiquity, kings and queens of drag, fortune tellers, sword swallowers, aerialists, dancing go-go clowns and other freaks of nature!
*18 and over show...
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Apache Cafe - October 21st through 26th
Today - 10/26/2014

Monday, 10/20:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 10/21:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Steel Magnolias
Today - 11/9/2014

The celebrated Southern classic of family and friendship, this is the story of a group of strong and beautiful women who cluster around Truvy’s Beauty Parlor in a small Louisiana parish. The story centers on Shelby, who moves from wedding to childbirth to medical complications with a love of life and a willingness to face its possibilities bravely. Popularly adapted for the screen, see th...
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The Phantom of the Opera
Today - 11/2/2014

Following a sold-out tour in the U.K., Cameron Mackintosh’s new production returns to North America!
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Scene Missing Presents: There is No Atlanta, Only Zuul
10/22/2014

Troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night? Ever experience feelings of dread in the basement or attic? Has anyone in family ever seen a spook, spectre or ghost? Then strap on the proton pack, say "Beetlejuice" three times, fire up the pottery wheel to the sounds of "Unchained Melody," pop a cursed VHS tape in the VCR and get ready for "Scene Missing Presents "There is No Atlan...
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Ghost Tales and Trails – POE Project
Today - 10/25/2014

Take a comic romp through the works of Edgar Allen Poe while on a spooky outside walk.
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This Darker Life
Today - 10/26/2014

"This Darker Life" is a performance emersion devised from five original stories. Told by accentuating the tension between light vs. dark and radio drama vs. theater, it becomes similar to listening to a favorite public radio program while being shown captured glimpses from your own imagination. This multi-media theatrical experience features stories by Raymond Carr, Bill Taft, ...
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Chicago
Today - 11/9/2014

Additional show time: Saturday, November 8 at 2 p.m.

Murder. Greed. Corruption. Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, "Chicago" is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her ri...
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Three Viewings
Today - 10/25/2014

"Three Viewings" by Jeffrey Hatcher is an award-winning, darkly comic series of three monologues set in a funeral parlor. This production will be produced "cabaret style" with small tables and a dessert bar in the main exhibit room at Gallery 4463.
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Jim Gaffigan
10/24/2014

Following a regular theater show of his all new stand-up material, Jim Gaffigan will be doing a special book signing of his new book "FOOD: A Love Story" for all audience members.
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Jason Alexander with the ASO - CANCELED
Today - 10/25/2014

Kick off the POPS! season with style! He's known best as George Costanza from the hit TV series "Seinfeld," but actor-director-writer Jason Alexander is also a Tony Award-winning actor who has appeared in multiple musicals on Broadway. Alexander joins the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Principal Pops Conductor Michael Krajewski for an evening of songs and comedy not to be missed …&...
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Twilight Salon - Three versions of Warrior Woman Pantoum
10/24/2014

Looking to create a relaxed environment in which to discuss dance making, choreographer Anna Leo turns to the idea of the salon as a framework in which to present her work. This "Twilight Salon" presents three distinct versions of Leo's seven-minute solo work "Warrior Woman Pantoum." Featured solo performers are Agnes Scott dance professo...
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Beasties at Barrington
Today - 10/25/2014

Come on out to get scary with the North Fulton Drama Club at Barrington Hall! Guests will take a walking tour of the grounds, including a peek inside the house to chat with a resident poltergeist! Attendees are welcome to bring the little ones for kid-friendly stories and strolls, too.
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Top Drawer II: A Black Tie Comedy Affair
10/24/2014

Atlanta's first formal, black tie stand-up show is coming back to the prestigious Hangar located in Old 4th Ward. Grab your best formal attire and settle in for the hilarious stylings of some of Atlanta's greatest, fanciest and best dressed comedians.

This event takes place at:
The Hangar
151 Sampson St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
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gestures that soon will disappear: THE ROMANTIC BODY
Today - 12/20/2014

No performances scheduled November 17 through November 22 In dialogue with the entire MOCA museum, Lauri Stallings, gloATL and the creative team mix the outside/inside spaces and galleries with phase II of "gestures that soon will disappear," originally a roaming public work performed in July 2014, that wrestles with the poles of Stallings' practice: participation and choreographic. The...
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The Pillowman
Today - 11/8/2014

With echoes of the series "American Horror Story," the ghoulish pleasure of a well-told "scary story" reaches its pinnacle in "The Pillowman," Martin McDonagh's shocking, disconcerting and altogether memorable play. Set largely in an interrogation room in an unnamed totalitarian state, this black comedy follows fiction writer Katurian as he is questioned by police. The authorities suspect him o...
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Improv Comedy Night
Today - 12/21/2014

Sleepy Eyes Improv is the brainchild of writer/director/founder of Sleepy Eyes Filmworks Chaka Idris. Once a month seasoned performers from all over the metro Atlanta area gather to create a night of laughs no one will forget! For a twist, audience members are encouraged to join the actors live on stage during the show!

This event takes place at:
My Sister's Room
1271 Glen...
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Apache Cafe - October 27th through November 2nd
Today - 11/2/2014

Monday, 10/27:
Bohemian Circus
Doors open at 7 p.m.
General Admission: $5 adv Tuesday, 10/28:
Sound&Lyrics
Doors open at 9 p.m.
General Admission: $7 adv

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Lend Me an Ear: The Eleventh Hour
10/27/2014

City Café’s John Lemley hosts "Lend Me an Ear," a program benefitting
the Atlanta Community Food Bank featuring local SAG-AFTRA and Equity
performers. In honor of their 11th year of recreating Old Time Radio shows, the Atlanta Union Radio Players are calling this event "The Eleventh Hour," when anything can happen in the final moment!
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The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Silly Hollow
Today - 11/9/2014

An audience favorite, the Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers bring their unique brand of hip humor to the famous Washington Irving short story. In this comedic version, schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and a spookier image. 
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Zoetic Freakshow
10/29/2014

Celebrate Halloween with freaks and artists at The Mammal Gallery hosted by Zoetic. The evening includes performances, photography, music, film and freakery all night long.
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Dice of Destiny
10/30/2014 - 1/22/2015

An improv format created by PROJECTProject in Toronto, Canada, "Dice Of Destiny" is a fast-paced and fierce show that has the energy and speed of a short-form show, the sensibility of a long-form show, and the unpredictability of a roll of the die. Six stories begin, but after a few rolls of the die only one is left standing.
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The Elephant Man
10/30/2014 - 11/16/2014

No 4 p.m. show on Saturday, November 1.

This moving and beautiful powerhouse drama is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man, a victim of rare skin and bone diseases, Merrick has become the star freak attraction in traveling side shows. Found abandoned and helpless, he is admitted to...
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A Pinter Kaleidoscope
10/30/2014 - 11/9/2014

"A Pinter Kaleidoscope" is an immersive confrontation with the comedic menace of Harold Pinter. The audience encounters Pinter’s dystopian nirvana by moving through various locations within the theater space. From his first play, "The Room," to the totalitarian nightmare "One for the Road," this devised theater event also features portions of "The Birthday Party," "The Hothouse," "Th...
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Film: Maramaso
Today

Man Raise Man Society is the philosophy of Nelson Mandela, a young artist from Nairobi, Kenya.  To live the Maramaso lifestyle is to dedicate oneself to supporting others, helping them rise to greatness.  By playing music to underserved children, at risk youth, and commuters on public transportation, Mandela lives and breathes Maramaso. Given the current political climate, Mandela str...
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Courage
11/3/2014

Inspired by the American Civil War drama "The Red Badge of Courage" by Stephen Crane, "Courage" delves into middle school life through media, metaphor and storytelling. An experience tailor-made for middle school students, "Courage" collides the contemporary experience of today with Crane’s classic tale to re-examine the classic story through the lens of the courageous tales of grown-up c...
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Murder Ballad
11/5/2014 - 12/7/2014

No show on Thursday, November 27.

In this musical, a sultry singer takes the stage in a seedy downtown bar, singing a story of "true love gone awry." Against the backdrop of an unforgettable rock-and-roll score, she spins a lurid tale of lust and murder that unfolds when a New York love triangle goes wrong. Full of pulse-pounding plot twists and powerhouse vocals, "Murder Balla...
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Twelfth Night
11/6/2014 - 11/30/2014

No 7:30 p.m. performance on Thursday, November 27. A shipwreck, separated identical twins, mistaken identities, romance and one pair of yellow stockings … welcome to Orsino’s court and the zany world of "Twelfth Night." Featuring Artistic Director Jeff Watkins as Malvolio.
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Craigslist Chronicles: An #AllNew Cabaret
11/6/2014 - 11/8/2014

Candler and Emily Budd return to Serenbe Playhouse this fall with "Craigslist Chronicles: An #AllNew Cabaret!" This husband and wife comedic cabaret team bring an #AllNew show featuring the hilarious and ridiculous stories from actual craigslist ads. Meet characters looking for love, roomates and someone to buy their used crap. Featuring music inspired by the characters themselves, "Craigslist ...
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Barry McGovern Reads Samuel Beckett
11/6/2014

Noted Irish actor Barry McGovern performs readings from the poetry and prose of prolific 20th century novelist, playwright and poet Samuel Beckett. McGovern has had a long career in theater, film, television and radio and is regarded by many as one of the leading exponents of the work of Beckett. This event takes place at:
The Balzer Theater at Herren's
84 Luckie St. NW
A...
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Side Show
11/7/2014 - 11/23/2014

See this musical of the moving story of two women joined at the hip whose extraordinary bondage brings them fame but denies them love. Based on the true story of siamese twins Violet and Daisy Hilton who became stars during the Depression. 
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Shrek the Musical
11/7/2014 - 11/9/2014

Presented by The Theatre Project, you won't want to miss this amazing musical starring Jeffrey Bigger as Shrek, accompanied by a fatastically talented cast of 9- to 18-year-olds in other roles. 
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Year of Arabian Peninsula: Oud Hobbyist Association and Al Najoom Dance Troupe
11/7/2014

This performance is part of Kennesaw State University's Year of the Arabian Peninsula program presented by the KSU Division of Global Affairs. The performance by members of the Oud Hobbyist Association will showcase the music of the oud, or Arabic lute, which is one of the oldest stringed instruments in the world. Also performing is the Al Najoom dance troop from Oman.
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Il barbiere di Siviglia
11/7/2014 - 11/9/2014

GSU's Opera Theater stages a production of Rossini's treasured opera "The Barber of Seville."
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Madama Butterfly
11/8/2014 - 11/16/2014

Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" is a timeless tragedy of innocence lost in Nagasaki, Japan. This new co-production with the New Orleans Opera presents a fresh look at the story and is directed by Tomer Zvulun, with sets and projections by Erhard Rom and lighting by Robert Wierzel. Music Director Arthur Fagen conducts soprano Dina Kuznetsova in her North American role debut as the trusting Cio...
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Little Red and Peter and the Wolf
11/8/2014 - 11/16/2014

Two great stories make their way to the Elm Street stage in this children's series. In a newly written adaptation, Little Red, Granny and the Wolf have to learn to get along so nobody gets eaten or goes hungry. The Wolf then makes a detour where he meets up with Peter, the Cat, the Duck and everyone around Grandfather’s farm, using the well known story and music by Sergei Prokofiev. The t...
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Reginald Batiste Presents: Mama's Prayer
11/8/2014

"Mama's Prayer" is the story of a mother's faith that is tested as she tries to hold her family together through the challenges of a materialistic world. It forces her to call upon the power of her belief that all things are possible through God.

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The Balzer Theater at Herren's 
84 Luckie St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Shanti: A Journey of Peace
11/8/2014

"Shanti: A Journey of Peace" is a multimedia musical presentation production by Kanniks Kannikeswaran featuring an Indian and Western choir, Indian orchestra, Western chamber orchestra, multi-genre Indian classical dance, and stunning imagery.
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TranscenDANCE
11/9/2014

This benefit party includes a preview of new choreography, music and multi-media performed by Proia Dance Project in one of Marietta's most historic estates. This event takes place at:
Ivy Grove
473 Cherokee St.
Marietta, GA 30060
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
11/11/2014 - 12/28/2014

Start the holiday season with one of Atlanta's favorite traditions — a puppet adaptation of 1964's "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and its beloved songs.
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Lunchtime in the Studio
11/13/2014

Re-envision your lunch break with dance by CORE and free lunch at their Decatur Square studio! Watch the Atlanta PlanIt feature on "Lunchtime in the Studio" >
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Morgan Freeman Presents The Magic Negro and Other Blackness
11/13/2014 - 12/6/2014

Have you ever pondered the idea that Dr. Seuss’ "Green Eggs and Ham" might be racially charged? And just whose uncle is Uncle Ben? Well, maybe it’s time to take a closer look – a look narrated by none other than the iconic Morgan Freeman! No, not really. Using comedic sketches, improv and character pieces, this one-man show from the mind of Dad’s Garage’s own Mark ...
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Dogfight The Musical
11/13/2014 - 11/22/2014

It's November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys' night of debauchery, partying, and maybe a little trouble. But when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress he enlists to win a cruel bet with his fellow recruits, she rewrites the rules of the game and teaches h...
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Kyle Abraham: Abraham.In.Motion
11/14/2014

MacArthur Fellow and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Kyle Abraham makes his Ferst Center debut with his new work "Pavement." The stage transforms into the abstract metaphor of a basketball court suspended in time and place in this penetrating look at African-American history and culture.
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A Christmas Carol
11/21/2014 - 12/24/2014

Celebrate the Alliance’s 25th anniversary staging of the beloved Dickens classic and the all-Atlanta cast audiences have come to treasure. On Christmas Eve, miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts —the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future — who help him see his life more clearly and teach him that it is never too late to change. "A Christmas Carol" is a ma...
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ART HOUSE
11/21/2014

From soft, subtle spectacle to the churning forces of a band of gypsy-like dancers, Gathering Wild presents "ART HOUSE," an enlivened evening of dance, music and sensory installations. The performers inhabit the lower level of the Callanwolde mansion. Audiences will be immersed in an atmospheric "love letter" to Callanwolde's natural beauty enhanced by visual artists Larry Holland, Rachel Jacks...
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An Evening of Music, Dance and Song from Slavic Lands
11/22/2014

The concert will feature the dance duo of Larissa Nazarenko and Tyler Worth, and vocalist Zhanna Ketslakh. The Atlanta Balalaika Society will perform with domra virtuoso Angelina Galashenkova-Reed, bayan soloist Alla Melnik, John Huston on guitar and balalaika soloist David C. Cooper.
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Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story on Stage
11/25/2014 - 11/30/2014

"Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story on Stage" is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit tells the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds who come together in what will be the most challenging and tri...
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Lyle the Crocodile
11/26/2014 - 12/28/2014

Additional show times:
Monday, December 22 at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, December 23 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, December 24 at at 11 a.m.
Friday, December 26 at 2 p.m.

In this family musical, the Primms and their son Joshua are in for a shock when Lyle the Crocodile turns up in the bathtub of their new apartment! Lyle quickly wins them over with his helpful manners...
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It's a Wonderful Laugh
11/28/2014 - 12/20/2014

The award-winning Dad's Garage Ensemble will be parodying the quintessential Christmas story "It's a Wonderful Life." You'll see your favorite characters acting in ways that might not be so familiar as Dad's Garage improvisers create a whole new holiday experience right before your very eyes. Every evening the audience will choose a new "invader" (who is a complete surprise to the cast and can ...
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Ralphie May
11/29/2014

It will be an amazing night of history as comedian Ralphie May films his next comedy special, live at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre! As lovable as he is outrageous, May is one of the most popular comedians in the country. Since his debut on season one of "Last Comic Standing," audiences can't get enough of the larger than life comedian. Now, May proves he's "TOO BIG TO IGNORE" with his...
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John Oliver
12/4/2014

John Oliver is an Emmy and Writer’s Guild Award-winning writer. His new HBO show "Last Week Tonight" debuted in 2014, presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events. Since 2006 Oliver has been a correspondent and guest host on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." He first came to prominence as a cutting-edge political stand up in the U.K., with a string of tele...
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The Gifts of the Magi
12/4/2014 - 12/23/2014

Back for a third season by popular demand, this musical about a penniless husband and wife in 19th century New York City is based on two of O. Henry's timeless stories. "The Gifts of the Magi" recall the love, charity and humanity that underpin every holiday season. 
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Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
12/4/2014 - 12/23/2014

Additional show times:
Sunday, December 14 at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 20 at 2 p.m.
Monday, December 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 23 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. A holiday tradition at the Tavern, Atlanta Shakespeare Company is proud of this very special adaptation of a timeless classic. A ha...
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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
12/4/2014 - 12/14/2014

Alexander can already tell — it's going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day! Laugh and sing along with Alexander's misadventures in this hilarious musical with lyrics by Judith Viorst, author of the best-selling classic book.
*Recommended for children ages 5 through 10
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The Georgia Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker
12/5/2014 - 12/7/2014

Join The Georgia Ballet for its annual production of the holiday classic ballet "The Nutcracker." This enchanting production features dancing snowflakes, giant toy soldiers, a growing Christmas tree and a delectable land of sweets This historic production, now over 40 years old, features new choreography this season. American Ballet Theatre dancers Sarah Lane and Luis Ribagorda join the company...
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Sanders Family Christmas
12/5/2014 - 12/14/2014

The Sanctified Sanders Family Singers return to the Marietta Square to celebrate the holidays with faith, family and old-fashioned fun. "Sanders Family Christmas" stars the beloved original Theatre in the Square cast! World War II provides the dramatic underpinning to the story of a family living in the rural town of Mount Pleasant, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. They ar...
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Madeline’s Christmas
12/6/2014 - 12/31/2014

"In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived 12 little girls in two straight lines,” begins the story of Madeline. This holiday season will be unlike any other for Madeline and her friends. While on their morning walk with Miss Clavel, the girls come down with the flu, and as they take to their bed, many wonder if they will be able to go home for Christmas. With the arrival...
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Fieldwork Showcase
12/7/2014

For this performance independent artists showcase works-in-progress that they have developed through the fall fieldwork workshop at CORE. The workshop offers artists, no matter what art form, support to grow their works by providing feedback, offering solid goals, helping to find language to describe the works, and supplying a venue to showcase what has been created.
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Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker
12/11/2014 - 12/28/2014

Additional show times:
Tuesday, December 23 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, December 24 at 1 p.m. No 7:30 p.m. show on Thursday, December 25. Let Atlanta Ballet transport you and your family into a magical world of dancing dolls, mischievous mice, and sparkling snowflakes with the time-honored classic, Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker. This larger than life production has become...
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A Christmas Carol
12/12/2014 - 12/24/2014

Additional show time: Wednesday, December 24 at 2 p.m. This musical adaptation of the beloved Dickens story features your favorite carols and original songs. Heartless and shrewd Ebeneezer Scrooge, who spends his days saving shillings and scorning joy in grimy Victorian London, is visited by a series of ghostly spirits who teach him the true meaning of Christmas, see his life more clear...
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Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure
12/13/2014 - 12/14/2014

Tis never-before-seen live show features favorite characters from Disney Junior's, Sofia the First and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. Join Sofia as she prepares for a royal celebration that helps teach the meaning of being a true princess with a special appearance by Cinderella. Then it's off to Never Land where Jake, Izzy and Cubby, with a little help from Peter Pan, battle Captain Hook to f...
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Marvel Universe LIVE!
12/19/2014 - 12/22/2014

"Marvel Universe LIVE!" will captivate audiences with an authentic and original story that brings more than 25 Marvel characters together on one epic quest. The story is framed around the battle over the Cosmic Cube, the source of ultimate power and one of the most feared and coveted treasures in the Marvel Universe, that has been shattered into pieces by the Mighty Thor in order to prevent it ...
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Irish Christmas in America LIVE! in Roswell
12/20/2014

Produced by Oisín Mac Diarmada of award-winning lrish group Téada, this hugely popular "Irish Christmas in America" show, now in its 10th season, features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in history, humour and boundless energy. This family-friendly performance features evocatively-sung Irish ballads, lively instrumental tunes and thrilling Irish dan...
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Atlanta Celtic Christmas
12/20/2014 - 12/21/2014

Celebrate the solstice season with the music and dance of the ages! Fiddlers, dancers, harpers, singers, Highland pipers and bards from the Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Appalachian traditions have enchanted Atlanta audiences for years in this family friendly event from The Celtic Company.
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The Stinky Cheese Man
12/30/2014 - 1/11/2015

No shows on Thursday, January 1 or Tuesday, January 6.

Based on the wildly popular book by Jon Scieszka, Jack (of Beanstalk fame) guides the audience through this hilarious collection of fairy tale parodies, including a a duckling who really is just ugly and a man made of stinky cheese instead of gingerbread!
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Bad Jews
1/21/2015 - 2/22/2015

Written and developed by Joshua Harmon during his playwriting residency at Actor's Express, "Bad Jews" returns to Atlanta following a run as the most acclaimed comedy of the past New York theatre season. In this play, Daphna Feygenbaum is a "real Jew." Her cousin Liam is a self-described "bad Jew," complete with a shiksa girlfriend. When the two arrive in...
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Wendy Whelan: Restless Creature
1/27/2015

In her 25 years with New York City Ballet, Wendy Whelan has built an impressive repertory that spans classical and contemporary. But for Whelan, this simply would not suffice. With "Restless Creature," Whelan has called on four distinct young choreographic voices to produce and perform a signature work in duet with her. It’s a challenging experiment, Wendy continuing to amplify her voice ...
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Urban Bush Women
1/31/2015

Bold. Demanding. Unapologetically raw. These are just a few of the terms used to describe Urban Bush Women, who since 1984 have used movement as a movement, their art confronting social issues and imploring civic action. The company, founded by acclaimed director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, exists to challenge identity politics and freedom of expression. Their tapestry weaves contemporary sounds an...
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Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
2/5/2015 - 2/7/2015

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company has performed worldwide in more than 200 cities in 40 countries on every major continent. The company’s repertory is widely varied in its subject matter, visual imagery and stylistic approach, and its performances include collaborations with visual artist Keith Haring, The Orion String Quartet, Daniel Roumain and others.
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Jerry Seinfeld
2/6/2015

America's premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing
his signature stand-up routine at the Fox Theatre. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. 
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Detroit '67
2/10/2015 - 3/8/2015

It's 1967 in Detroit and Motown music is getting the party started. Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning the basement of their late parents house into a cool, after-hours club. But when a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings begin to clash over more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does the city around them, and ...
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Catch Me If You Can
2/13/2015 - 3/1/2015

Additonal show time: Saturday, February 28 at 2 p.m.

Based on the hit DreamWorks film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks and the incredible true story that inspired it, "Catch Me If You Can" is the high-flying, splashy musical that tells the story of Frank W. Abagnale Jr., a teenager who runs away from home in search of the glamorous life. With nothing m...
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Mummenschanz
2/15/2015

Inspiring, captivating and playful, the performers of Mummenschanz create a magical world of possibilities, all without uttering a word. The troupe's inventive use of forms, shadow, light and the creative manipulation of sculptural, expressive masks result in a visually stunning spectacle of visual theatre that has entertained audiences of all ages for more than 40 years.
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Jonah Bokaer Performance
2/20/2015

Jonah Bokaer has cultivated a new form of choreography whose structural supports rely on visual art and design to transform public viewing and understanding of dance. His dance company returns to the Ferst Center in this full evening of performance featuring the pieces “Why Patterns” and “Recess.”
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Rigoletto
2/28/2015 - 3/8/2015

Verdi's story of lust, vengeance and sacrifice returns to Atlanta in a new co-production with Boston Lyric Opera and Omaha Opera. Directed by Tomer Zvulun and conducted by Joseph Rescigno, the production features sets by John Conklin, costumes by Vita Tzykun and lighting by Robert Wierzel. Todd Thomas joins the cast as Rigoletto, one of his signature roles. On...
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I Love Lucy Live on Stage
3/13/2015 - 3/15/2015

An "out-of-body experience for 'Lucy' fans" according to Showbiz Chicago, "I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE" takes audience members back to 1952 as members of the Desilu Playhouse studio audience where they await the filming of two hilarious and oh-so-familiar I LOVE LUCY® episodes, "The Benefit" and "Lucy Has Her Eyes Examined." A charming host entertains and enlightens the crowd to the behi...
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Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet
3/25/2015 - 4/26/2015

From the staggeringly talented playwright of "Choir Boy" and "In the Red and Brown Water," this uncommonly magical play will draw audiences into a world like nothing ever seen on the Actor's Express stage. As an epic storm gathers in the distance, the currents of young Marcus' life swirl toward a passage of self-discovery. As he comes to grips with his own burgeoning sexual iden...
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The Marriage of Figaro
4/4/2015 - 4/12/2015

Exciting young stage director Tara Faircloth makes her Atlanta Opera debut with Mozart's infamous upstairs-downstairs comedy of love, infidelity and redemption. With sets designed by Susan Benson, this production from Banff Festival features a young and energetic cast of rising stars, all making their Atlanta Opera debuts. Music Director Arthur Fagen conducts bass-barit...
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Damn Yankees
4/10/2015 - 4/26/2015

Additional show time: Saturday, April 25 at 2 p.m.

The Lyric welcomes the Atlanta Braves to Cobb County with the classic baseball musical "Damn Yankees!" Winner of 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Choreography, "Damn Yankees" is sure to be a homerun hit. Based on Douglas Wallop's "The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant," this musical<...
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La Bohème
4/10/2015 - 4/12/2015

Georgia State University School of Music's Opera Theatre program and the GSU Symphony Orchestra present this student-driven production of Puccini's grand opera. 
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Capitol Steps
4/18/2015

That the Capitol Steps have amassed 37 albums' strong worth of side-splitting political satire is a testament to both the powerful depth of their wit and to the bottomless well of material that both sides of the aisle keep handing them year after year. Returning with side splitting comedy, the perennial political powerhouse so expertly put the "mock" in democracy that you'll be sore from ...
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The Whale
5/13/2015 - 6/14/2015

Marking Artistic Director Freddie Ashley's return to the stage after a four-year absence, Actor's Express will close the season with what is certain to be the most talked-about theatrical event of the spring. At 600 pounds, Charlie has hidden himself away in his small apartment. Isolated and hungering for redemption, he desperately tries to reconnect with his estranged teenage daught...
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Three Decembers
5/29/2015 - 5/31/2015

The Atlanta Opera returns to Midtown in collaboration with the Alliance Theatre, with a new production by contemporary composer Jake Heggie (best known for "Moby Dick" and "Dead Men Walking"). This chamber opera is a beautifully orchestrated piece for three artists and chamber orchestra, on stage with the performers. An intense drama between stage actress Madeline Mitchell and her t...
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6/12/2015 - 6/28/2015

Additional show time: Saturday, June 27 at 2 p.m.

The Lyric proudly presents this exhilarating musical following the irrepressible imagination and dreams of Phineas T. Barnum, America's greatest showman. The story of his life and his marriage to Chairy reveals a couple who looked at the world from opposite sides of the spectrum, and also reveals that she was the practical one w...
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Chasin' dem Blues
7/7/2015 - 8/2/2015

"Blues is the roots, everything else is the fruits." So proclaimed Willie Dixon, blues composer, famed recording-session maestro, bass man and an early bridge between the blues and rock 'n' roll. This thought is brought to life in the untold story of Paramount Records, "Chasin' dem Blues." This roof-raising show is a foot-stomping, multi-media musical celebration, which thrills audiences with s...
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