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Atlanta Opera’s Tomer Zvulun proves he literally thinks outside the box
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.
This fall’s must-see Atlanta arts events
We asked our friends at ArtsATL to help us create a roundup of the theater performances, art exhibitions, concerts, and other art events you won't want to miss this fall.
The curtain rises on an anxious, yet hopeful arts season in Atlanta
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.
Atlanta native Quiantae Thomas’s Hamilton homecoming
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.
60 Voices: Atlanta’s rising creative class is gaining new recognition on the national scene
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.
Five ways the Alliance Theatre’s drive-in Christmas Carol uplifts the spirit
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.
Eyedrum endures: The grandmother of Atlanta’s DIY scene reboots, but the mission remains
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.
After 25 years of leading Theatrical Outfit, director Tom Key takes a final bow
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.
True Colors’ production of School Girls sparks conversation about colorism and pretty privilege
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.
The Bakery—an inclusive, experimental arts center—is but a moment in time. And that’s okay.
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.