Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker

Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker returns to the Fox Theatre Dec. 11 – 28 with the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra and the Georgia Youth Choir live for all 20 performances. This unique production of the beloved Nutcracker tale takes 20 pounds of snow, eight tons of scenery, lighting and props, and a 38-foot-tall Christmas tree to make the magic of Marya’s unbelievable story come to life. Now in its 55th production, Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker continues to be a treasured holiday tradition shared by multiple generations. Each year, Atlanta Ballet invites more than 200 Atlanta area school children to perform alongside 23 professional company … Continue reading Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker

Lifetime To Feature 4 Broadway in Atlanta Shows

Broadway Balances America has announced that Dirty Dancing, Disney’sNewsies, Pippin and Motown the Musical will be featured on Lifetime® Television’s award-winning morning show “The Balancing Act®” as part of the six part series “Broadway Balances America.”  These four shows are being presented at the Fox Theatre as part of the 2014/2015 Broadway in Atlanta series.  Season tickets are available by visiting BroadwayinAtlanta.com or calling 1-800-278-4447 Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  The air dates for “Broadway Balances America” on “The Balancing Act®” are September 9 and 16 for Dirty Dancing, October 29 and November 5 for Pippin, November 6  and 13 for Disney’s Newsies and November 8 and 25 for Motown the Musical. “Broadway Balances America” will provide … Continue reading Lifetime To Feature 4 Broadway in Atlanta Shows

Bull Durham Rehearsals Begin: Opening Night Sept. 13

Rehearsals started last week for the Alliance Theatre’s upcoming world premiere BULL DURHAM, a new musical based on the beloved 1988 film, which Sports Illustrated proclaimed to be the “#1 Greatest Sports Movie of All-time.”  Directed by Kip Fagan(Off-Broadway: The Revisionist), BULL DURHAM has a book by Academy Award-nominee Ron Shelton (director and screenwriter of the Bull Durham movie) and music and lyrics by Susan Werner, whom the Chicago Tribune called, “one of the most innovative songwriters working today.” BULL DURHAM, loosely based on Ron Shelton’s experiences on and off the field with a Minor League Baseball team, tells the story of three lives brought together by America’s two favorite pastimes.  Veteran catcher “Crash” Davis has been brought to the Durham Bulls … Continue reading Bull Durham Rehearsals Begin: Opening Night Sept. 13

C.S. Lewis On Stage

  Let actor-director Tom Key lead you through the wardrobe in this one-man show acclaimed by C.S. Lewis scholars and cheered by audiences from Oxford University to the Kennedy Center to Harvard and Yale and across America. His words come straight from “Surprised by Joy,” “The Great Divorce,” “The Screwtape Letters,” “Mere Christianity,” “Letters to an American Lady,” “The Man Born Blind” and much more. There are Talkbacks June 20th and June 27th, led by Bill Smith (director of the C.S. Lewis Institute Atlanta). It almost feels like June is the unofficial month for C.S. Lewis eh? 😉 So many quality … Continue reading C.S. Lewis On Stage

Alliance Theatre’s 2014/2015 Season

Atlanta’s nationally acclaimed Alliance Theatre and Jennings Hertz Artistic Director Susan V. Booth are pleased to announce the 2014/15 Season for the Alliance Stage, Hertz Stage and Theatre for Youth and Families series.  The 46th season includes seven exciting world premieres, including two new American musicals. “The 2014/15 season is full of people, stories and human moments that are simply larger than life,” said Susan V. Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director.  “Because life lived large takes you all over the emotional map, we’ve got a season that does the same, spanning passion, epiphany, history, humor and mortality.” The 2014/15 Alliance … Continue reading Alliance Theatre’s 2014/2015 Season

“By The Way, Meet Vera Stark” at the Alliance Theatre

THE ALLIANCE THEATRE IS PLEASED TO PRESENT BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK BY PULITZER PRIZING-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT LYNN NOTTAGE DIRECTED BY OBIE AWARD-WINNER LEAH C. GARDINER CAST TO FEATURE TONI TRUCKS, COURTNEY PATTERSON, CHE AYENDE, ANDREW BENATOR, NIKIYA MATHIS, TIFFANY RACHELLE STEWART, AND DANIEL TRIANDIFLOU The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce its production of BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK, the Off-Broadway hit by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage.  Described by The New York Times as “a fitful comedy,” BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK tells the story of an aspiring actress trying to break the mold of stereotypical … Continue reading “By The Way, Meet Vera Stark” at the Alliance Theatre