Atlanta is packed with theater, comedy and more this fall

Can’t-miss performing arts events are sprinkled throughout the city this fall. Here is a list of some of the most prominent.

If you’ve somehow missed it, the Alliance Theatre’s “The Prom” runs through September 25th – and it’s one of the gayest shows you’re likely to see, with an out director and several out cast members, 1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309,

In a decades-old but still topical musical about sex and evil, 7 Stages presents “The Threepenny Opera” as the first production in its 38th season, through September 25, 1105 Euclid Ave,
Atlanta, GA 30307,

Brian Clowdus brings back his spooky, outdoor theatrical event “The Sleepy Hollow Experience,” September 29 – November 6, Serenbe Playhouse, 9110 Selborne Lane, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268,

Fresh off his dazzling version of “Romeo and Juliet” this spring, the Atlanta Opera’s Tomer Zvulun presents “The Abduction From The Seraglio,” October 8 – 16, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Marietta, GA 30339,

The High Museum of Art’s “Fever Within: The Art of Ronald Lockett” is the first retrospective of the Southern artist’s work, October 9 – January 8, 2017, 1280 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309,

As part of her world tour, funny lady Amy Schumer cracks one liners at Philips Arena on October 15th, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303,

Tick, Adam and Bernadette live! Out Front Theatre opens its doors with the Georgia premiere of the crowd pleasing “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical,” October 20 – November 6, 999 Brady Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30318,

Its cast and crew hope it’s a singular sensation. “A Chorus Line” bows at Atlanta Lyric Theatre, October 21 – November 6, Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060,

The comedy queen is in town. Enjoy “Carol Burnett – An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks Questions” on Oct 24 and 25, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Marietta, GA 30339,

She’s simply fabulous – with comic timing you could set a watch to. “RuPaul’s Drag Race” sensation Bianca Del Rio comes to the Variety Playhouse October 25 as part of her Not Today Satan tour, 1099 Euclid Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30307,

“Queer as Folk” actor Randy Harrison is part of the cast of the new national tour of the classic musical “Cabaret,” Nov 1 – 6, Fox Theatre, 600 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30308

In gay dancers Niv Sheinfeld & Oren Laor’s “Cowboy,” a country line dance turns into something darker and more erotic, November 3 – 6, 7 Stages, 1105 Euclid Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307,

“Becoming Dr. Ruth: An Unexpected Journey” follows the iconic sexpert, November 11 – 20, ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Historic Stone Mountain Village, GA 30083,

It’s become a must for the LGBT community each season. Harold Leaver – in his signature role – will once again don the elf suit for David Sedaris’ wickedly funny “The Santaland Diaries,” TBD dates, Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30307,

After a record-breaking run last season, Stage Door Players brings back the Topher Payne-penned comedy “Let Nothing You Dismay,” in which a couple awaiting the birth of a child ask their families to stay home – unsuccessfully, Dec 2 – 18, 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338,