Category Archives: Theater

Comedy this Month

 

estensione del pene Silence! The Musical  is a parody of the book and film “The Silence of the Lambs”. This show in no way takes itself or the original content seriously. It is a dark comedy which does not shy away from anything. A great deal of adult language and content makes this show R-rated. Directed by Zip Rampy  Music Directed by Nick Silvestri  Choreographed by Zac Phelps   January 13th –  at  la grandezza del pene OnStage Atlanta in Decatur

operazione allungamento del pene Dearly Beloved is about the silly shenanigans of a Texas family trying to cope when the bride runs off on her wedding day, Jan. 19th – Feb. 4th at come allungare il pene..esercizi manuali Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square.

8 Great Ways to Enjoy Theater for the Holidays!

  1.   pene piccolo in erezione The Snow Queen, (December 19 – 30) Gerda must save her brother Kai from the icy clutches of a cold-hearted queen based on a story by Hans Christian Andersen. You see different scenes of the play as you walk the grounds at Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hills.
  2. Heidi (December 19 – 31) is the classic story of a Swiss girl who lives in the Alps with her grandfather and must travel to the big city, at Synchronicity Theatre.
  3. Frosty! (Dec. 19 to 30)  at Marietta Theatre in the Square.   Billy builds a snowman and places the hat on its head, christening his new friend “Frosty.” Magically, Frosty comes to life and leads Billy on an adventure through the streets of New York. .
  4. The Santaland Diaries (Dec. 19 to 31) is a comedy for adults at Horizon Theatre.  The outrageous holiday comedy, written by NPR comic genius David Sedaris, stars Crumpet, a rebel without a Clause who recounts the true-life tale of an out-of-work writer’s stint as a Macy’s Department Store elf.
  5. A Miracle on Elf Street (Dec. 21 to 23) is in Decatur on the Webber Stage of OnStage Atlanta. Santa’s Workshop the day before Christmas is buzzing with activity — desperate activity. So many toys yet to make and Santa’s sneezy announcements forebode that it will be the elves delivering presents tonight. Mrs. Claus tries to keep the elves updated and motivated as she cares for sniffly Santa.
  6. 12 Dates of Christmas (Dec. 22 ) is an adult drama at Aurora Theatre.  While watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Mary sees her fiancé kiss another woman on national TV! Over the next year, Mary is set up, hooked up, strung up, and fed up as she stumbles back into the dating scene! Renita James stars in this delicious one-woman show!
  7. A Christmas Story (Dec. 23)at OnStage Atlanta.  For Ralphie Parker, there is no greater Christmas gift than a genuine Red Ryder 200 Shot Carbine Action Air Rifle. Unfortunately his mom, his teacher, and even the Santa Claus toiling away at Higbee’s Department Store share the same reaction to his Christmas wish: “You’ll shoot your eye out!”
  8. Madeline’s Christmas (Dec. 24 to 31) at Horizon Theatre.  “In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines,”begins the story of Madeline. This holiday season will be unlike any other for Madeline and her friends. While on their morning walk with Miss Clavel, the girls come down with the flu, and as they take to their bed, many wonder if they will be able to go home for Christmas. With the arrival of a mysterious stranger, Madeline and the other girls get a holiday adventure beyond their wildest dreams.

6 Great Ways to Gear Up for Christmas!

  1. Jingle Ball concert  December 15 (7:30 p.m.)  Power 96.1 radio brings big-name music artists to Jingle Ball at Philips Arena. Power 96.1’s morning show hosts, PK, Denise, and Terry J, officially announced the all-star performers for Power 96.1’s Jingle Ball 2017 which will include: Demi Lovato, Logic, Zedd, Fifth Harmony, Nick Jonas, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels and Why Don’t We.
  2. Holiday Variety Show December 15th (8p.m.) & 16th (2 and 8 p.m.)  A Very Merry Holiday Pops  at Atlanta Symphony Hall. Celebrate the music of the holiday season in extravagant style as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra pulls out all the stops to make spirits bright. One of the best Big Bands in the nation is right here in Atlanta – The Joe Gransden Big Band. Joe and his merry men and ladies join us to help the holidays swing. Broadway star Allison Blackwell lends her superb vocalism to the festivities joined by TWO choirs, the Atlanta All-City Choir and new this year, choirs from the Greenforest Community Baptist Church of Atlanta. Santa will be there for sure with two very special helpers, giving out presents and a musical surprise! David Charles Abell, the newly appointed Principal Guest conductor of the Philly Pops, returns for a second year to lead the concerts, sure to warm your heart and put you in a Very Merry Holiday mood.
  3. Children singing  December 15 (7 p.m.)  Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir      Their biggest event of the year! Come hear all five levels of the Georgia Boy Choir as they offer an unforgettable holiday concert. You’ll be mesmerized by the transcendent Georgia Boy Choir sound as they perform sacred classics, Christmas carols, and all your holiday favorites in the magnificent sanctuary of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Buckhead. Accompanied by a full orchestra and The Mighty Mander Organ of PRUMC, this concert is not to be missed!
  4. Christmas show  December 15 – 17  (8 p.m.)     A Christmas Tradition  at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre.  This December, The Strand will return with its most elaborate and well-loved show of the year, A Christmas Tradition. This song and dance revue will show off The Strand’s awe inspiring sets and effects like has never been seen before, as well as the diva voices and high energy dances that Strand patrons have come to know and love.  Songs spotlighted include Christmas and holiday classics as well as funky favorites.   A Christmas Tradition is guaranteed to make the entire family dance, clap, and enjoy the spirit of the holidays – from Santa-loving six year olds to out of town in-laws!
  5. Children’s theater  December 15 – 31  Heidi is the classic story of a Swiss girl who lives in the Alps with her grandfather and must travel to the big city, at Synchronicity Theatre.
  6. Celtic concert December 16 at 8:00 & December 17 at 3:00    Celtic Christmas features fiddlers, dancers, singers, and a harpist from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Appalachia at Rialto Center for the Arts.  “Celtic Christmas enchants with its powerful combination of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Appalachian music, dance and poetry.”

 

 

Holiday Theater Coming Your Way!

So many plays – so little time!

  Get out and enjoy the theater this holiday season. 

There is truly something for all ages!

  1.  The Snow Queen, Gerda must save her brother Kai from the icy clutches of a cold-hearted queen based on a story by Hans Christian Andersen. You see different scenes of the play as you walk the grounds at Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hills. November 30 – Dec. 30.
  2.  A Christmas Carol is Charles Dickens’ holiday classic about Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and three Christmas ghosts.Dec. 1 – 23 : Shakespeare Tavern downtown.  Dec. 2 – 23: One man plays all of the characters at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville. Dec. 8 – 24: Alliance Theatre, Cobb Energy Centre.
  3. A Christmas Story at OnStage Atlanta Dec. 1 to 8 – A boy dreams about a BB gun.
  4. Santa After Hours is for adults at Out of Box Theatre, Marietta Dec. 1 to 16 .
  5. The Santaland Diaries is a comedy for adults at Horizon Theatre Dec. 1 to 31.
  6.  Madeline’s Christmas is a musical play about 12 girls in Paris at Horizon Theatre Dec. 2 to 31.
  7. The 12 Dates of Christmas is for adults at Aurora Theatre  Dec. 7 to 23.
  8. Frosty! the snowman is in Maretta  Dec. 7 to 30.
  9. A Miracle on Elf Street is in Decatur Dec. 16 to 23.

Visit the Fox Theatre This Week!

The historic Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premiere venues for live entertainment. The Fox’s 4,665 seat theatre hosts more than 150 performances a year ranging from Broadway to rock to comedy to movies. In December 2009, Billboard Magazine ranked the Fox Theatre in Atlanta as “The #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade (5,000 seats or less).”

The Hip Hop Nutcracker  November 26th (6:30 p.m.) A holiday mash-up for the whole family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker re-imagines Tchaikovsky’s classic score through explosive hip hop choreography. A dozen all-star dancers, on-stage DJ and an electric violinist bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in contemporary New York City. This evening-length show celebrates love, community and the magic of the holiday season.

 

Love Never Dies   The Phantom Returns – performances start November 28th.  The ultimate love story continues in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. This story of boundless love, passion and drama, follows Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera.  The year is 1907. It is 10 years after his disappearance from the Paris Opera House and the Phantom has escaped to a new life in New York where he lives amongst the screaming joy rides and freak shows of Coney Island. In this new, electrically charged world, he has finally found a place for his music to soar, but he has never stopped yearning for his one true love and musical protégée, Christine Daaé.

Theater This Week

  1. Baby When I Used To Love You Stage Play Mark SQuared Studios 1804 Montreal Court Tucker  (Fri, Nov 17  8:00 PM –Sat, Nov 18  10:00 PM)   M.C. Walker presents…  A coming of age love story for a rebellious spirited young woman. Healing from her past, chasing her future, and looking towards tomorrow with her beloved.
  2. Two Gentlemen of Verona  Artios Academies of Sugar Hill  shows start Friday, November 17 at 11:00 am   Two Gentlemen of Verona” is one of Shakespeare’s classic love comedies. Lots of fools, bandits, mistaken identities, spurned love, unrequited love, and even a dog! Adapted by Jeff Stegall, this production is about an hour in length and brilliantly demonstrates the zany side of Shakespeare.
  3. The Gift of the Magi (November 16 – Dec. 3) Based on a classic novel, and set in 1950s Atlanta is about a young couple that despite poverty demonstrates true love and sacrifice, at Theatre in the Square, Marietta.
  4. Christmas Canteen  (November 16 – Dec. 23) is a variety show with sketch comedy, theatrical numbers, and singing galore at Aurora Theatre.

 

New Theater Starting This Week!

 

  1. Twelfth Night   (November 9 – 26, 2017)   A shipwreck, separated identical twins, mistaken identities, romance, revenge and one pair of yellow stockings…welcome to Orsino’s court and the zany world of Twelfth Night. a gender-bending comedy  at Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse.
  2.  A Christmas Story: The Musical  (November 10 – 12, 2017)  Based on the popular film the production follows the adventures of Ralphie, a boy who only wants a BB gun to make his life complete at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre.
  3. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer  (November 7 – Dec. 31, 2017)  is a puppet version of the classic TV show at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

 

Tonight Only! “Things that Go Bump”

Things that Go Bump  October 30, 2017 (7:30 to 10 p.m.) at OnStage Atlanta in Decatur.

 

Come and get your spooky on. A collection of spine-tingling short plays, monologues, and songs to tickle your funny bone and quicken your pulse.  Atlanta’s best local actors and singers are celebrating the spooky fall season, under the leadership of local playwright Daniel Guyton.  As well as musical performances by Alice Reed, Kathy Buraczynski, Jana Cummiskey, Courtney Loner, Bennett Walton, Dan Bauman, Alli Lingenfelter.

Features the following plays:

“Liquid Courage” by Laura King
Directed by Barbara Hawkins-Scott

“Another Use For Toilet Paper” by Nick Boretz
Directed by Nick Boretz

“Blood Doll” by Kate Guyton
Directed by Stephen Banks

“Devil’s Due” by GM Lupo
Directed by Brian Jones

“Spells 1,0” by Daphne Mintz
Directed by William Warren

“Ground Chuck by Benjamin Carr
Directed by Melissa Simmons

“Bedford’s Sty” by Daniel Guyton
Directed by Daniel Guyton

Please come join the fun!!!

Halloween’s Darker Side of Theatre

  1. Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse presents Macbeth   on  October 27th.   Shakespeare’s tragic story of a Scottish King, witch’s curses, and evil acts.
  2. Dracula: The Haunting in Lawrenceville on October 27 – 28.  Creatures dance and perform onstage and around you, with music and special effects at 30-minute
  3. Alliance Theatre’s Hand To God at Dad’s Garage Theatre  569 Ezzard St  Atlanta Described as “darkly delightful” (The New York Times), Hand to God – the irreverent puppet comedy, Tony Award® nominee, and the most produced play in American regional theater last season – makes its Atlanta debut. After the death of his father, meek Jason finds an outlet for his anxiety at the Christian Puppet Ministry. Jason’s complicated relationships with the town pastor, the school bully, the girl next door, and—most especially—his mother are thrown into upheaval when Jason’s puppet, Tyrone, takes on a shocking personality all its own.
  4. Campfire at the the Oak Theatre in Avondale Estates (through 10/28)  This entirely improvised show takes the audience’s true experiences with the unexplained or paranormal and weaves them into funny and spooky stories told ’round a campfire, bringing them to life. Perfect prep for Halloween!
  5. The Anointing Of Dracula:A Grand Guignol at Mary Gray Munroe Theater, Alumni Memorial University Center on 10/31   A blood-drenched rock n’ roll nightmare based on the original Dracula arriving just in time for Hallows’ Eve. Not the vampire you remember, but one you’ll never forget.