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The Atlanta Opera gained national attention when it purchased a circus tent and became the only major opera company in North America to stage live productions during the pandemic shutdown of 2020. Now, a look at the "transition year" ahead.
Will artsgoers—who have been through an awful lot since March 2020—venture out again? Leaders of Atlanta’s creative community hope so, but no one sounds sure.
The 25-year-old College Park native shares her journey from couch surfing in Manhattan to being in the room where it happens with an ensemble role in Hamilton's touring cast, which performs in Atlanta at the Fox Theatre this month.
Atlanta’s rising creative community—from film producers to choreographers to painters—is gaining new recognition on the national scene. Here, six of these artists discuss what's next.
A Christmas Carol: The Live Radio Play runs through December 24 in a lot next to Georgia State University's Center Parc Credit Union Stadium (formerly Turner Field). Here are a few ways the Alliance Theatre has gone the extra mile to make the experience special.
Just when it looked like it might be gone for good, Eyedrum announced a new headquarters on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, set to open in spring 2021.
Tom Key planned to exit on a note of fanfare this spring, ending his 25-year run as artistic director of Theatrical Outfit, one of Atlanta’s oldest professional theater companies. COVID-19 intervened, but Key’s vision for producing theater that enlightens and uplifts eventually will prevail under the direction of his replacement, Matt Torney.
Director Tinashe Kajese-Bolden will bring Jocelyn Bioh’s School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play to life at True Colors Theatre Company, February 11 to March 8, as part of its She Griots season, in which black women star in or have written all shows.
In October 2017, Willow Goldstein and her mother Olive Hagemeier opened the doors of the Bakery, what would become a constantly churning complex of spaces popular with young, queer, and creative Atlantans that have hosted large-scale puppet shows, space-rock operas, escape rooms, and so much more.