Atlanta Plays Halt to COVID-19 Fears

It was gearing up to be a grand season of theater in the ATL until – it wasn’t. Concern over the COVID-19 virus has forced all metro Atlanta theater companies to close temporarily and put a hold on their shows,...

Musical and Drama Hits Atlanta Scene

One is a musical that has seduced audiences since its debut. The other is a fairly new drama that is just starting to make its way around the country. Both “Miss Saigon” and “Warplay” are getting local producti...

aTVfest Impresses for Eighth Year

Atlanta’s only festival specifically celebrating television, SCAD aTVfest – staged by SCAD Atlanta – did itself proud with its eighth annual event Feb. 27-29. Over three days new episodes of series were screene...

Out on Television Premieres on Apple TV

Ryan White and Jessica Hargrave first met when they were 10 years old in Atlanta and immediately bonded. Two years later they had made their first film, and later they formed a production company together, Trip...

“And Then We Danced”

After taking the Cannes Film Festival by storm last year and winning awards all over the world, the acclaimed, gay-themed “And Then We Danced” is now starting its U.S. theatrical run. After a special screening ...

“Bull in a China Shop” Opens at Out Front

It’s a comedy, as well as a period piece of sorts, and a lesbian love story to boot. “Bull in a China Shop” has just opened at Out Front Theatre Company. Director Susan Reid read the play when she was lookin...

New Theatre for a New Year

As a new year is upon us, so are a slew of local theater productions, from musicals to iconic dramas. “Fun Home,” which just opened at Actor’s Express, is one of the highest-profile shows of the season. Lisa...

Under the Big Top with Director Ron Kellum

Ron Kellum has worked in all sorts of fields – including broadcasting, performing, producing and directing. Now, though, he has taken on what he calls the most daunting task of his life – serving as an artistic...

This Year in LGBTQ Cinema

As tends to be the case so often, LGBTQ fare wasn’t as plentiful as it should be this year in cinema but there were some bright spots in this year’s offerings. The best LGBTQ film of the year – by a country ...

Opera Singer Jamie Barton Returns to Spivey Hall

Growing up, Jamie Barton always loved music, but she didn’t realize she could make a living as a singer until later in life. Now she’s one of the most admired voices in opera. Barton performs at Spivey Hall thi...