Theater

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 ...

“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. ...

LGBTQ Plays and Musicals Nominated for Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing and Broadway League has announced the nominations for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards, with some LGBTQ-friendly shows snagging nominations, reported Gay Star News.The Prom, a musical a...

“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...

“I Love to Eat” Debuts in Atlanta

He’s regarded as one of the great names in the culinary world, with annual awards named after him, but not many people know the story of James Beard’s life. The just-opened “I Love to Eat,” being presented by T...

“I Am My Own Wife” Hits the Atlanta Theatre Stage

Out Front Theatre Company makes history this week with its production of Doug Wright’s award-winning play “I Am My Own Wife.” It stars Peter Smith, the first trans performer to ever tackle the central role....

Ghost Story-Themed Play Makes Magic

Launched during the company’s 2004-2005 season, the Alliance Theater’s Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition has showcased some major up and coming playwrights over the years. One of those was Tarel...

Watch: ‘Rent Live’ Brings Back OBC for Finale Song

Fox’s “Rent: Live” paid tribute to the 1996 original Broadway cast by bringing the group on stage to perform the musical’s iconic song “Seasons of Love” to close out the show.Ironically, “Rent: Live” aired ...

Spring 2019 Theatre Preview

Start with beloved musicals galore and a reimagined gay-themed comedy-drama, then add some high profile touring shows, and you’ll see why the winter and spring seasons are a surprisingly robust period for ATL t...