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Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue Feb 26  
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue
 
India's film industry -- known as Bollywood -- is renowned the world over for its epic stories, colorful costumes and massive song-and-dance numbers. Through a fusion of film, dance and music, Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue takes audiences on a live cinematic journey through modern Indian culture and society. This production at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta is a high-energy celebration of the pop music, Bollywood culture and deep traditions that define India, illustrated with intricate costumes, joyful dancing and thrilling live music.
 
   
Smoke on the Mountain Mar 2 - Mar 19, 2017  
Theatre in the Square Smoke on the Mountain
 
Smoke on the Mountain takes you back to the end of the Great Depression, where the Sanders Family Singers have stopped at the Mount Pleasant Baptist Church to perform their traveling gospel show. During the show, the audience will serve as the church congregation as the family "witnesses" by telling stories about their lives. Thought they at first try to appear perfect, one thing after another goes awry and reveals their true -- and hilariously imperfect -- natures. With more than 30 bluegrass gospel tunes, from the popular ("Amazing Grace," "I'll Fly Away") to the obscure ("Filling Station," "Christian Cowboy"), this show is sure to set your spirit soaring. Get ready to be transported to a simpler time and place when Smoke on the Mountain comes to Marietta's Theatre in the Square - Main Stage.
 
   
9 to 5: The Musical Mar 3 - Apr 2, 2017  
OnStage Atlanta 9 to 5: The Musical
 
The outrageously entertaining and always timely 9 to 5: The Musical follows the hilarious adventures of three female office workers who turn the tables on their sexist boss. When his abusive behavior becomes too much for them, the three take matters into their own hands, kidnapping him and running the office themselves. As they take charge, they find out there's nothing they can't do ... even in a man's world. Coming to OnStage Atlanta, this crowd-pleasing musical comedy -- based on the hit 1980 film starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton -- boasts music and lyrics by Parton and a book by Patricia Resnick, who also wrote the film. Parton's score was nominated for a Tony, and the titular theme song won two Grammys and was nominated for an Oscar.
 
   
The Velocity of Autumn Mar 3 - Mar 18, 2017  
Artisan Resource Center The Velocity of Autumn
 
In The Velocity of Autumn, Alexandra, an aging but still feisty artist, is in the midst of a showdown with her family over where she'll spend her remaining years. She's barricaded herself in her Brooklyn brownstone with her fleeting memories... and a pile of Molotov cocktails. Alexandra's defenses begin to crack when her long-absent son crawls in through her window to try and save her life as much as his own. Eric Coble's Tony-nominated Broadway sensation is coming to Marietta's Out of Box Theatre.
 
   
Annie Mar 17 - Mar 19, 2017  
Fox Theatre Annie
 
The world's best-loved musical returns in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of Annie will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original.
 
   
The Legend of Georgia McBride Mar 18 - Apr 16, 2017  
Actor's Express The Legend of Georgia McBride
 
What do you do when your Elvis act gets the axe? With a pregnant wife, an empty bank account and an eviction notice coming his way, Casey has no choice but to trade his jumpsuit for sequins and strut his stuff as the Florida panhandle's newest drag queen. This music-filled comedy about finding your true voice will leave you laughing and rooting for the underdog.
 
   
Beauty and the Beast Mar 24 - Mar 25, 2017  
Roswell Cultural Arts Center Beauty and the Beast
 
Step into the magical world of Disney with Beauty and the Beast when the animated favorite comes to life on the stage of Roswell Cultural Arts Center. You and your family will be transported to the heart of a quaint French town, where the beautiful and intelligent Belle yearns for something more than her provincial life. When her father gets lost in the woods, he seeks shelter in an old castle but is soon taken captive by the master of the house -- a horrible Beast with a haunting secret. Belle surrenders her freedom to save her father's life and helps teach Beast the meaning of love. The enchanting Beauty and the Beast is for the young and young-at-heart alike.
 
   
Don Pasquale Mar 25 - Apr 2, 2017  
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Don Pasquale
 
The Atlanta Opera presents its first-ever staging of Donizetti's bel canto jewel Don Pasquale. In this unique interpretation of the classic comic opera, the setting has been updated to the glitz and glam of 1950s Hollywood. Don Pasquale, a one-time silent-era movie star who's now elderly and washed up, becomes fed up with his rebellious nephew Ernesto and decides to marry and produce an heir so he can disinherit Ernesto. Complicated schemes and shenanigans ensue, with multiple lies, a fake wedding and a rendezvous at the famed Hollywood Bowl taking center stage. Bass-baritone Burak Bilgili, last seen in Atlanta in 2013's The Italian Girl in Algiers, returns in the title role. Presented at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, this exciting new production is sung in Italian with English supertitles.
 
   
The Bodyguard - The Musical Mar 28 - Apr 2, 2017  
Fox Theatre The Bodyguard - The Musical
 
Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don't expect is to fall in love. A breathtakingly romantic thriller, The Bodyguard features a host of irresistible classics including "Queen of the Night," "So Emotional," "One Moment in Time," "Saving All My Love," "Run to You," "I Have Nothing," "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" and one of the biggest selling songs of all time - "I Will Always Love You."
 
   
Assassins Mar 31 - Apr 22, 2017  
Artisan Resource Center Assassins
 
The great genius of contemporary musical theater, creator of Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods and Company, Stephen Sondheim leads audiences on a tuneful revue of presidential assassins and would-be killers from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley. This darkly comic journey takes the form of a carnival game, where the sounds of each era accompany riveting portrayals of history's most impassioned and deranged. Thought-provoking and darkly delightful, Assassins won five Tony Awards in its first revival on Broadway. See the theatrical tour-de-force at Marietta's Out of Box Theatre at the Artisan Resource Center.
 
   
State Fair Apr 1 - Apr 2, 2017  
Infinite Energy Center (formerly Gwinnett Center) State Fair
 
No one can do an uplifting musical quite like the legendary duo of Rodgers and Hammerstein. While it's not as widely known as Oklahoma! or The Sound of Music, State Fair contains some of their catchiest tunes, including the rousing "Our State Fair" and the Oscar-winning "It Might as Well Be Spring." State Fair travels with the Frake family as they leave behind the routine of their Iowa farm for three days of adventure. Mom and Pop have their hearts set on blue ribbons while their daughter and son find romance and heartbreak on the midway. It'll be a "grand night for singing" when this film-turned-musical rides into the Infinite Energy Center - Theater in Duluth.
 
   
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Apr 4 - Apr 5, 2017  
Fox Theatre Hedwig and the Angry Inch
 
Brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is the landmark American musical by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask that is "groundbreaking and undoubtedly ahead of its time" (Entertainment Weekly). This genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation, with a pulsing score and electrifying performances, tells the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage. "Internationally ignored song stylist" Hedwig Robinson is out to set the record straight about her life, her loves, and the botched operation that left her with that "angry inch."
 
   
Jesus Christ Superstar Apr 7 - Apr 23, 2017  
Jennie T. Anderson Theatre - Cobb Civic Center Jesus Christ Superstar
 
Before the Phantom lurked, or Evita encouraged Argentina not to cry, or Cats prowled the stage, it was Jesus Christ Superstar that got the world humming the unforgettable songs of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice. Jesus Christ Superstar, the first rock opera, retells the last seven days in the life of the social and political rebel Jesus of Nazareth through the eyes of his betrayer, Judas Iscariot. Chart-topping songs such as "Everything's Alright," "I Don't Know How to Love Him" and the high-octane title number dramatically highlight the struggles of Jesus' final days before his crucifixion and ultimate redemption. Don't miss this righteous and explosive rock musical on stage at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta.
 
   
Matilda The Musical Apr 18 - Apr 23, 2017  
Fox Theatre Matilda The Musical
 
Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, Matilda continues to thrill soldout audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London's West End. The Wall Street Journal says, "The makers of Matilda have done the impossible-triumphantly! It is smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun."
 
   
Riverdance May 5 - May 7, 2017  
Fox Theatre Riverdance
 
The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance-The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Of all the performances to emerge from Ireland - in rock, music, theatre and film-nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance. Riverdance-The 20th Anniversary World Tour is composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, and comes directly to North America from a sold out run across Europe and Asia.
 
   
Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 and 3) May 13 - Jun 11, 2017  
Actor's Express Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 and 3)
 
Offered his freedom in exchange for fighting for the Confederacy, a slave named Hero follows his master into the Civil War. His epic journey takes him through the battles of war, and he comes to discover the cost of freedom, the heartbreak of love and the enduring power of home. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' (Topdog/Underdog) acclaimed trilogy is one of the most celebrated American plays of the past decade.
 
   
Finding Neverland May 16 - May 21, 2017  
Fox Theatre Finding Neverland
 
Finding Neverland is Broadway's biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for Best Musical! This breathtaking smash "captures the kid-at-heart" (Time Magazine). Vogue cheers, "it's a must-see you'll remember for years to come!" Directed by visionary Tony winner Diane Paulus, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys' enchanting make-believe adventures, he sets out to write a play that will astound London theatergoers. With a little bit of pixie dust and a lot of faith, Barrie takes this monumental leap, leaving his old world behind for Neverland where nothing is impossible and the wonder of childhood lasts forever. The magic of Barrie's classic tale springs spectacularly to life in this heartwarming theatrical event. Finding Neverland is "far and away the best musical of the year!" (NPR).
 
   
Eclipsed Jun 1 - Jun 25, 2017  
Synchronicity Theatre Eclipsed
 
Actress-playwright Danai Gurira (The Walking Dead) made history with her play Eclipsed, the first production to premiere on Broadway starring an all-black female creative team and cast. Now, the Obie-winning drama comes to Atlanta's Synchronicity Theatre. The stunning tale of hope and resilience is set in the midst of a civil war, centering around five Liberian women who struggle to negotiate power, protection and peace. Nominated for six Tony awards, including Best Play, Eclipsed has been called "rare and powerful" by The New York Times and "a must-see production" by New York Magazine.
 
   
Mamma Mia! Jun 13 - Jun 18, 2017  
Fox Theatre Mamma Mia!
 
A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! Over 45 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show! Writer Catherine Johnson's sunny, funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings 3 men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone's having the time of their lives!
 
   
An American In Paris Aug 15 - Aug 20, 2017  
Fox Theatre An American In Paris
 
An American in Paris is the new hit musical about an American solider, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Acclaimed director-choreographer and 2015 Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into perfect harmony with Tony Award-winning orchestrations of unforgettable works from George and Ira Gershwin in the four-time Tony Award-winning production that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2014-2015 season!