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.
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.
Inspired by the best-selling novel and critically acclaimed film, the theatrical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County continues its legacy as one of the most romantic stories ever told. Set in a sleepy Iowa town, the musical follows a bored housewife who finds her life forever changed when she meets a traveling National Geographic photographer. What begins as a chance encounter evolves into an exhilarating whirlwind of passion, desire and everlasting love. Featuring a stunning soundtrack from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, this dazzling production of Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman's The Bridges of Madison County will sweep you off your feet at Aurora Theatre's Main Stage in Lawrenceville. Arrive early and you can enjoy free taco samples on Tuesdays before the show and free wine tasting in the lobby on Wednesdays before the show. This show contains mature content.
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.
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.
She was just a small-town girl living in a lonely world ... until she took a journey to the Sunset Strip in 1987 and met a boy from Detroit who shared her same dreams of making it big and falling in love. The Tony-nominated Broadway musical Rock of Ages comes to Mableton courtesy of the Lithia Springs High School Theatre, bringing its raucous mix of 28 eyebrow-scorching tunes from Journey, Night Ranger, Styx, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar and many more. This hilarious, high-energy production features a talented cast of teens that belts out classic '80s hits like "Every Rose Has Its Thorn," "I Wanna Know What Love Is," "Here I Go Again" and, of course, "Don't Stop Believing." Rock on at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre.
It's 1944 and a black sergeant has been murdered on a segregated Army base in Louisiana. Captain Davenport, a black officer, arrives at the base to investigate the crime. That's the set-up for A Soldier's Play, Charles Fuller's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama. The plot goes far beyond this premise, however, by exploring the racial divide existing in the country and the armed forces at that time, and by probing the torment of the murdered man and his efforts to purge his own demons. Check it out when it comes to the South Fulton Arts Center in the Atlanta area.