Theater

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 ...

“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....