From virtual plays and streamed films to digital comedy and outdoor theater, a pandemic won’t stop Atlantans from enjoying all the arts the city has the offer.
The talented comedians of Dad’s Garage examine what life’s key moments and holidays look like in this strange new world. With a mix of ridiculous characters and hilarious situations, get some much-needed laughter with this brand-new original sketch comedy show.
$9.99 for six-episode series, available now through May 31, alliancetheatre.org
This original animated short celebrates the power of youth to change history. The 33-minute film follows three friends as they learn about the sit-ins of the Civil Rights era and powerfully apply those lessons to issues they face today.
Streamed by Alliance Theatre, available now through June 30, alliancetheatre.org
The Pink Unicorn
A comedy about gender identity and big hair, this virtual play tells the story about Trisha, a Christian widow living in a conservative Texas town. Her life is thrown in turmoil when her teenage daughter announces she’s genderqueer.
Streamed by Out Front Theatre,
March 5-7, outfronttheatre.com
Drag Jeopardy! A COVID Lockdown One Year Anniversary Show
Join the House of ALXNDR to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the first COVID-19 lockdown with virutal Drag Jeopardy. Watch contestants answer questions from categories like pandemic pop bops to memes, plus enjoy amazing drag performances.
Streaming on twitch.tv/tayloralxndr, March 11 at 8pm
The Spotlight Studio is dedicated to virtually spotlighting local Atlanta artists. Whatever their story, these eight artist curated shows serve as a platform for innovative creation.
Alliance Theatre Anywhere, March 17-May 31, alliancetheatre.org
Beautiful Blackbird Live – Under the Tent Series
Featuring original music composed by Eugene H. Russell IV and inspired by Ashley Bryan’s children’s book Beautiful Blackbird, this family-friendly concert will have you on your feet celebrating the uniqueness of each and every one of us.
Alliance Theatre, April 8-18, alliancetheatre.org
Never Turning Back
The Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus and Atlanta Women’s Chorus join forces to bring you songs of resilience and hope. Through music such as Rise from the Justice Choir Songbook to the premiere of the commission piece by Sarah Quartel, Refuge, Voices of Note continues the good fight for justice, freedom, and perseverance.
Streamed by Voices of Note, April 9 and 10 at 8pm, voicesofnote.org
Working: A Musical – Under the Tent Series
This show explores what makes our work meaningful across all walks of life. Whether it be in an office, a restaurant, your home, or you’ve retired, this musical reminds us to celebrate no only what we do, but how we do it.
Alliance Theater, April 22-May 30, alliancetheatre.org
Songs to Grow On – Under the Tent Series
This family-friendly concert features Rob Lawhon performing classic children’s songs from American folk music legend, Woody Guthrie. Join Woody and his dog Arlo as they serenade Atlanta families with songs that celebrate the human spirit.
Alliance Theatre, April 29-May 9, alliancetheatre.org
This streamed play follows Maneesh, a brilliant programmer at Athena Technologies. After learning the true nature of Athena’s confidential and highly controversial work, he is forced to come to terms with his own American identity and the personal and societal cost of his work.
Alliance Theatre Anywhere, May 1-31, alliancetheatre.org
An Evening with Eckhart Tolle
Guests will have the opportunity to sit with best-selling spiritual author Eckhart Tolle as he shares his teachings of spiritual awakening and the transformation of consciousness. The evening will connect you with the peace and serenity that arises from living in the moment.
The Fox Theatre, June 10 at 7pm, foxtheatre.org
This international film features ensemble members of the Youth Creates and Holland’s Bootcamp as they give audiences a bizarre glimpse into real scenarios that seem lost in the past and future realities of our interspaced dreams.
Complimentary stream by 7 Stages Theatre Company, July 25 at 2pm, 7stages.org