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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EnCORE Open Floor
Today - 11/22/2013

This event is a social gathering for the arts, including featured artist performances, an open floor sign up for additional performing acts and an after-performance party. Open sign up for all performing styles begins at 8:45 p.m. with the performances starting at 9 p.m.
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National Black Arts Festival
Today - 9/14/2013

The National Black Arts Festival allows visitors chances to celebrate and explore the arts through music, dance, visual arts, humanities and children's programming. The festival consists of conversations and panels, theatre performances, the NBAF Gala, an art competition, a book fair, concerts and art exhibitions all throughout Atl...
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B*ATL
Today - 7/21/2013

This festival marks the 149th anniversary of the historic Civil War Battle of Atlanta. To commemorate the important event, the neighborhoods in Atlanta's fifth council district have teamed up to organize "B*ATL" with a variety of events in and among the neighborhoods where the battle took place. The festival includes a gala dinner, 5K run, van and walking tours, a re-creation of the frontlines ...
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Decatur Book Festival: Children's Stage
Today - 9/1/2013

The Children's Stage is one of 18 stages at the 2013 Decatur Book Festival featuring activities and authors just for kids. Read the ArtsATL feature on Decatur Book Festival author Jerry Pinkney » Schedule of events: Free!]]>
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Decatur Book Festival: Decatur Library Stage
Today - 9/1/2013

The Decatur Library Stage is one of 18 stages at the 2013 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:
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Decatur Book Festival: art|DBF
Today - 9/1/2013

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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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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CORE Salon
10/23/2013

See an exclusive sneak peek at CORE's newest works, including 
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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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Dice of Destiny
Today - 2/15/2014

No shows January 10, January 11, January 23 through 25, and Friday, February 14.

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 th...
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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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TheatreSports
Today - 6/21/2014

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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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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Carapace
Today - 3/25/2014

"Carapace" is all about true personal stories told live by ordinary people, without notes, to a new theme every month. Volunteer names from the audience are drawn from a hat, and then they tell their five-minute story. "Carapace" is a unique event where the audience can suddenly become the performer and then become the audience again. Past topics have included "Scars" and "Feuds & Rivalries...
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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