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Pearl Cleage’s new play is a comical ode to female artists—and activists—young or old

Giving women the opportunity to tell their own stories is what connects two generations of artists in Pearl Cleage’s new play, Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous, running March 20 to April 14 at Alliance Theatre.
Peter Smith in I Am My Own Wife Out Front Theatre Atlanta

For the first time, a trans performer will play all 35 roles in Out Front Theatre’s production of I Am My Own Wife

Out Front Theatre's latest production, I Am My Own Wife, marks the first time the Pulitzer- and Tony Award-winning show has been staged with a transgender performer, Peter Smith, playing all 35 roles.
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Get ready: Hamilton is coming back to Atlanta in 2020

Good news for fans who missed their initial shot at Hamilton tickets—the mega-hit musical will return to the Fox Theatre in spring 2020.
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5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: February 13-19

Watch an award-winning play, Goodnight, Tyler, at Alliance Theatre, celebrate Fat Tuesday early with a Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure, and enjoy Galentine's Day at Center for Puppetry Arts.
Frankenstein's Ball Found Stages Highland Ballroom Atlanta

Atlanta’s Found Stages rings in the new year with an immersive Frankenstein show

Want to spend New Year's Eve chatting with Mary Shelley and Victor Frankenstein? The author and her characters come to life in a new immersive theater experience from Atlanta's Found Stages, where the audience can mingle and interact with the actors rather than sit back and watch.
Knead Alliance Theatre

In Knead, Atlanta actress Mary Lynn Owen tells her story through baking bread—literally

One-woman show Knead, premiering on the Alliance Theatre’s Hertz Stage on November 13, follows a woman on the eve of a significant birthday as she contends with loss and makes bread in the middle of the night from her mother’s recipe—literally on stage.
Souper Jenny Levison I Loved I Lost I Made Spaghetti

Souper Jenny owner Jenny Levison takes on ‘Spaghetti’ for her return to the stage

Souper Jenny owner Jenny Levison will hang up her soup ladle—temporarily—to take on the art of pasta-making in the one-woman play, I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti, opening October 25 at the Georgia Ensemble Theatre. During the show, she makes an entire meal live on stage.
Center for Puppetry Arts Atlanta Vincent Anthony Jon Ludwig

Peace, Love, and Puppets: Why adults may need the Center for Puppetry Arts more than kids do

Atlanta's Center for Puppetry Arts, which turns 40 this month, is one of the only institutions of its caliber in the world. Meet the devoted staff behind it, who can remind all of us how important it is to stop and play.
Blackbird Jayson Warner Smith

Walking Dead alum Jayson Warner Smith brings the Tony Award-nominated play Blackbird back to Atlanta

Atlanta actor and The Walking Dead alum Jayson Warner Smith launched an Indiegogo campaign in May to stage Blackbird, David Harrower’s play about a man who had an affair with a 12-year-old girl and her confrontation of him years later, in Atlanta. The show runs at the Doraville's Robert Mello Studio from August 3-19.
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Get thee to the suburbs: Atlanta’s OTP theater scene is booming

The success of companies such as Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company and the Aurora Theatre debunk the myth that the suburbs are void of culture, and other artists are taking note. Here are a few new companies that are bringing theater to the suburbs.

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