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September 8, 8pm
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Brilliant, hilarious and often bizarre, the one and only Eddie Izzard is back in North America for the first time in four years with a brand-new comedy tour. The Remix Tour Live promises to be an unforgettable night of thought provoking, intelligent and surreal stand-up comedy. As always with Eddie, expect the unexpected. Actor, comedian, multi-marathon runner and political activist Eddie Izzard’s boundary-pushing career spans 35 years of record-breaking comedy tours and critically acclaimed film, TV, and theatre performances.
September 9, 7:30pm through September 17
Playing out in awkward lessons of word games and mistranslations, The Alliance Theatre’s “English” is both a comedy of miscommunication and a look at the ways speaking a new language can expand your world and limit your identity. A hit in its 2021 New York premiere, the show was described as “a rich new play, both contemplative and comic” by The New York Times and was awarded the 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
A Very Spice Girls Drag Brunch
September 10, 2pm
ATL Comedy Theater Underground
If you wanna be my lover, you gotta come to A Very Spice Girls Drag Brunch. Hear the best hits from the fabulous five pop divas who brought fashion, fun and girl power to the ‘90s.
September 12, 7:30pm
Hostesses Bubba D. Licious and Erica Lee and special guest performers will delight, amaze, and shock you as they call bingo, put on a show, and help raise money for Pets Are Loving Support (PALS). Tonight’s theme is “Lights Out Bingo.”
September 14, sunset
10th and Peachtree
Midtown Atlanta Alliance and Out On Film present a free screening of the classic musical “The Wiz.”
The Lost Art of Dreaming
September 15 and 16, 8pm; September 17, 4pm
Trailblazing transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey (San Francisco) comes to 7 Stages with the Atlanta premiere of Sean Dorsey Dance’s new work. “The Lost Art Of Dreaming” invites us to reconnect with longing, embrace expansive imagination, connect with joy and pleasure, and propel ourselves toward loving Futures. This powerful new work features full-throttle dance, intimate storytelling, intricate costuming, and exquisite queer partnering… all performed with Sean Dorsey Dance’s signature technical precision, guts and deep humanity.
September 15 through 17
Music Midtown is back, with a great line-up!
The Other Show
September 15, 9pm
Out Front Theatre Company
They’re baaaaaaack! Edie Cheezburger and her cast of the popular drag series The Other Show moves to their new home at Out Front Theatre Company. Edie Cheezburger, Edna Allan Hoe, Dotte Comm, Miss He and Orchid are the performers.
September 16, 8pm, through October 8
Onstage Atlanta presents Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap.”
LETS EAT Community Potluck Dinner
September 17, 2pm
The next LET’S EAT Community Potluck Dinner is today. Come enjoy food, community and socializing.
PFLAG Support Group
September 17, 2:30pm
The PFLAG support group for parents and families of LGBTQ children meets in person.
Trans and Friends
September 18, 7pm for youth, 8pm for adults
Charis Books and More
Trans and Friends is a youth-focused group for trans people, people questioning their own gender and aspiring allies, providing a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources and activism around social issues.
Out On Film Opening Night
September 21, 7pm, through October 1
Landmark Midtown Art Cinema
Out On Film, Atlanta’s LGBTQIA film festival, kicks off its 36th anniversary festival with the Southeastern premiere of Bill Oliver’s “Our Son,” starring Billy Porter and Luke Evans as a couple going through a divorce and fighting for custody of their eight-year-old son.
September 22, 8pm
My Sister’s Room
Don’t miss Femme Fridays hosted by Kia Comedy!
LGBTQ Book Club
September 23, 10am
The LGBTQ Book Club, sponsored by Charis Books and More, is a group for LGBTQ folks and allies to read queer-themed books and books by queer authors. The goal is to have diverse thought-provoking discussions about queer identity, history and topical issues. All are welcome to join. This month’s book is High Risk Homosexual: A Memoir by Edgar Gomez. RSVP here.
September 23, 7:30pm, through October 22
A soulful and electrifying Broadway musical, “Passing Strange” takes us on an odyssey in search of identity, acceptance, and the “Real.” A young man discovers his musical calling and sets off for Europe, leaving behind his mother and comfortable suburban life. In his rebellion filled with sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll, he yearns for something in life that he thinks can only be found in art. Bursting with energizing punk, blues, gospel, and jazz music, this Tony Award-winning musical radiates with humor and heart.
Together We Rise
September 28, TBD
Nelson Mullins Rooftop Patio
The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence hosts its annual Fall Event – Together We Rise – in person for members, partners, allies, and community members to celebrate advocates who have made a tremendous impact in the movement to end domestic violence in Georgia.