Dragon Con Brings Fantasy to Life in the ATL

Even in a period as packed as Labor Day weekend, with Atlanta Black Pride and the Decatur Book Festival, Dragon Con – America’s largest annual convention for fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror, comics a...

Queer Theatre on Tap

Music from The Go-Go’s, feline creatures from T.S. Eliot and queer short plays are some of the treats on tap now or on the horizon in local theater.At Actors’ Express, Trevor Perry is starring as Pythio in ...

All About Hair

It was the show that Brian Clowdus, the openly gay artistic director of Serenbe Playhouse, credits for really putting his theater company on the national map. His 2013 version of “Hair” was a smashing success -...

Fox Theatre Welcomes “Come From Away”

It was a day most people will never forget – the morning of September 11, 2001, when two planes were flown into the World Trade Center. The extraordinary musical “Come From Away” – opening next week at the Fox ...

Rocketman: The Elton John Story

In the new film “Rocketman,” which opened last week and is now playing in metro Atlanta area theaters, Taron Egerton plays legendary musician Elton John. The film covers John’s life as he grows up and becomes a...

“The Cake” Takes the Atlanta Stage

Little did playwright Bekah Brunstetter know that when she penned the first draft of her play “The Cake” that — years later — its themes would feel like front page news. Currently running at Horizon Theatre, th...

“Cruel Intentions” Musical Hits Atlanta Stage

It was a notable hit when it came out — and now “Cruel Intentions,” celebrating its 20th anniversary, comes to town next week in a new guise of a stage musical with all its campiness and sexual hijinks intact. ...

“La Traviata” Returns to ATL for Final Performance

He’s performed across the country, but Atlanta has always been a significant city for him. Alan Higgs returns to Atlanta Opera this week as the company closes its 2018-2019 season with the universally adored “L...