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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.
 
   
The Savannah Sipping Society Apr 14 - Apr 30, 2017  
OnStage Atlanta The Savannah Sipping Society
 
Inhabiting a similar Southern neighborhood as Steel Magnolias, Fried Green Tomatoes and Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, this new female-driven comedy centers around four women "of a certain age" who happen to meet at a Savannah-area happy hour. Though they each face their own career and relationship challenges, the quartet -- workaholic Randa, newly single Dot, revenge-filled divorcee Marlafaye and "life coach" Jinx -- become BFFs, meeting up once a week to drown their sorrows and/or toast their successes. And over the course of six months, they manage to start anew, with a little help from their new friends. The latest comedy from the prolific writing team of Jones-Hope-Wooten (The Dixie Swim Club, Always a Bridesmaid) comes to OnStage Atlanta in Decatur.
 
   
Urinetown Apr 14 - Apr 30, 2017  
Act 3 Productions Urinetown
 
When a 20-year drought leads to a government ban on private toilets, a greedy company profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs -- until a hero rises up against the system. Urinetown is a satirical, original and surprisingly clean tale of corruption, love and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. The show's irreverent score gives a nod to musicals from Broadway to Brecht and Weill, and playfully parodies shows like Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables and West Side Story. The winner of three Tonys and two Obie Awards during its original Broadway run, Urinetown can now be enjoyed at ACT3 Productions in Sandy Springs.
 
   
Church Basement Ladies Apr 14 - May 7, 2017  
Legacy Theatre Church Basement Ladies
 
A humorous celebration of the church kitchen and the women who work there, Church Basement Ladies is a musical comedy, set in 1965, about four ladies who cook meals for a Minnesota parish's functions. As the quartet cooks and interacts, they handle challenges like the funeral of a dear friend, a record-breaking Christmas dinner, a steaming hot July wedding and a Hawaiian Easter fundraiser. From the elderly matriarch to the young bride-to-be learning her way around the kitchen, the four friends share, via their memories, what is was like to grow up Lutheran in the Midwest. You can experience Church Basement Ladies, based on the best-selling book Growing Up Lutheran, at The Legacy Theatre.
 
   
Preacher's Kid Resurrection Apr 14 - Apr 15, 2017  
Fox Theatre Preacher's Kid Resurrection
 
Rejoice this Easter weekend with Preacher's Kid Resurrection, a theatrical extravaganza steeped in rich gospel tones. BeBe Winans, Shirley Caesar and Angie Stone head up an all-star cast of some of the biggest and brightest vocalists to ever lift their voices in praise. This powerful musical tells the story of a prodigal preacher's daughter who compromises everything and leaves both home and the church in pursuit of the lusts of the world. She soon learns that her dying marriage, career and life are in need of a resurrection. KeKe Wyatt, Q Parker of 112, Tasha Page Lockhart and J.D. Lawrence lend their talents to this rousing production at Atlanta's Fox Theatre.
 
   
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."
 
   
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Apr 21 - Apr 23, 2017  
Mable House Barnes Ampitheatre Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
 
The '50s are back in Chattahoochee Hills when the kids of Rydell High take the stage at Playhouse 1960 to teach good girl Sandy how to be cool and win the heart of bad boy Danny. It's senior year for the Pink Ladies and the T-Birds, and they are ready to rule the school. Their high-octane antics have made Grease an American classic on stage and screen, but get ready to see it in a whole new light as Serenbe Playhouse performs it in a beautiful Wildflower Meadow. With beloved songs like "You're the One That I Want," "Hopelessly Devoted to You" and the title tune, Grease filling the night air, this is a production you won't want to miss.
 
   
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.
 
   
Motherhood Out Loud May 5 - May 13, 2017  
The Art Place - Mountain View Motherhood Out Loud
 
Motherhood Out Loud dishes out everything they don't tell parents in the pages of What to Expect When You're Expecting. This theatrical production shatters traditional notions about parenthood, unveils its inherent comedy and celebrates the deeply personal truths that span and unite generations. It's filled with illuminating insight, humor and raw emotions, making for a joyous, moving, hilarious and altogether thrilling look at raising children. Authored by an array of writers from journalism, fiction, television and the theater, Motherhood Out Loud at The Art Place Mountain View in Marietta will leave you looking at child-rearing in a totally different light.
 
   
Spring Shorts May 5 - May 13, 2017  
OnStage Atlanta Spring Shorts
 
Spring is shorts weather in the ATL, so Decatur's OnStage Atlanta gets into the spirit of the season with its latest collection of one-act plays from both local and nationally-known playwrights. This annual tradition continues with the 2017 program, which includes eight offerings that focus on women and women's issues. You'll hear stories about an interesting blind date, an overzealous catalog salesperson, a runaway bride, the vagaries of dating via phone apps, adoption and more.
 
   
Cut May 12 - May 27, 2017  
Out Of Box Theatre at Artisan Resource Center Cut
 
In Cut, three reality television writers are every inch as desperate as the housewives at the center of their show, Ladies of Malibu. Danno, an editor well on his way to a belly full of ulcers, harbors a secret guilt for deserting his sick sister. Renee is in the midst of a divorce and at a significant turning point in her career. Colette has allowed her ceaseless ambition to land her in a world of trouble, as she guns for Renee's job and Danno's respect. As the show unfolds, all three of them will discover that it's infinitely easier to yell "Cut!' on set that it is in one's own life. Catch Crystal Skillman's Cut at Out of Box Theatre in Marietta.
 
   
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.
 
   
Beauty and the Beast Jun 9 - Jun 25, 2017  
Jennie T. Anderson Theatre - Cobb Civic 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 Marietta's Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. 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.
 
   
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!