"You'll shoot your eye out!" The classic line spews from TV sets nationwide every December as 1940s cherub Ralphie Parker -- oversized glasses, dapper sweater and meticulously-combed blond hair -- struggles to find compassion in a sea of dream-crushing adults. His Christmas wish is simple: to get a Red Ryder BB gun. Or, more specifically, a "Red Ryder carbine-action, 200-shot range model air rifle with a compass in the stock and this thing which tells time." But the grown-ups in his life are having none of it. Catch Ralphie's shenanigans live at OnStage Atlanta, featuring all your favorite characters and scenes from the film -- scary Macy's Santa, neighborhood bullies, tongue-frozen-to-the-flagpole, sexy leg lamp and of course Ralphie's eccentric, lovable family.
Experience a little Christmas magic in Frosty!, a musical re-telling of the classic Frosty the Snowman tale. When orphan Billy arrives in New York to build the best snowman ever, he meets a homeless man named Paddy, who tells him about his magical hat. When Billy steals the hat and places it atop his snowman, Frosty comes to life and leads him on an adventure throughout NYC. Paddy teams up with a social worker named Dot to find Billy and learn how special the holidays truly can be during this family friendly musical at Marietta's New Theatre in the Square.
From her small Alpine village to the majestic Alps and the bustling city of Frankfurt, Heidi finds a way to bring joy to the coldest of places and even the coldest of hearts -- and she's sure to melt even more hearts when she comes to the stage in this delightful musical retelling. Based on Johanna Spyri's cherished children's story, Heidi is a funny and poignant tale about one little Swiss orphan who ends up transforming the lives of all those around her, including her cantankerous grandfather, the neighbor goatherd boy Peter, and even the wealthy Sesemann family. Full of songs and inspiration -- along with a little yodeling -- the show celebrates the power of love to restore hope. Bundle up with this heartwarming musical when it makes its way to Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta.
Ho ho achoo! Uh-oh, Santa's sick and it's up to Mrs. Claus, the elves and you, the audience, to save Christmas as OnStage Atlanta returns with its seasonal favorite, A Miracle on Elf Street. Book a trip to the South Pole, where it's the day before Christmas and Santa's Workshop is in a tizzy. There are still so many toys to make and now the elves learn that Santa isn't feeling too jolly. Do you have enough holiday cheer to help save the day? This fun and funny interactive holiday adventure is sure to get the whole family in the spirit of the season.
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane is more than just the tale of a wayfaring toy rabbit -- it's a story about being loved and learning to love. Based on the award-winning book by beloved children's author Kate DiCamillo (Because of Winn-Dixie, The Tale of Despereaux), this moving stage adaptation follows Edward, an elegant porcelain rabbit who's snatched from the arms of the little girl who adores him. His easy existence becomes an epic, sometimes painful journey that touches the lives of everyone he meets -- from an old fisherman to a little boy protecting his sister. This poignant production of The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane will enchant audience members of all ages at Atlanta's Synchronicity Theatre.
Toss on your favorite feather boa, pour a spot of tea and get ready to enjoy the most elegant children's musical of the year. Fancy Nancy the Musical follows Nancy and her friends as they prepare for their very first school recital. Nancy is positive -- that's "fancy" for "100 percent sure" -- that she'll be selected to be a mermaid. But when another girl wins the coveted role, leaving Nancy stuck playing a dreary tree, she's determined to bring flair to the mundane role. Based on the best-selling children's picture books by Jane O'Connor and adapted for the stage by Susan DiLallo and Danny Abosch, this fun family musical features great songs, clever lyrics and valuable lessons. Experience the fanciness at Synchronicity Theatre in Atlanta.