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The King And I Sep 26 - Oct 1, 2017  
Fox Theatre The King And I
 
Bartlett Sher is reunited with the award-winning creative team from South Pacific and The Light in the Piazza. The King and I features sets by Michael Yeargan; costumes by Catherine Zuber; lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Scott Lehrer and choreography by Christopher Gattelli based on the original choreography by Jerome Robbins. One of Rodgers & Hammerstein's finest works, The King and I boasts a score which features such beloved classics as "Getting To Know You," "I Whistle a Happy Tune," "Hello Young Lovers," "Shall We Dance" and "Something Wonderful."
 
   
Lend Me a Tenor Sep 29 - Oct 22, 2017  
Legacy Theatre Lend Me a Tenor
 
Loaded with innuendos, mistaken identities and slamming doors, Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor opens on a historic 1930's night at the Cleveland Opera Company. When the world-famous and fiery-tempered Italian superstar set to star as Otello suddenly becomes, um ... unavailable, the show's manager must scramble for a replacement. The ensuing confusion quickly turns into a hilarious screwball comedy that was a smash hit on Broadway and in London's West End. With three Tony Awards and subsequent productions in 25 countries, Lend Me a Tenor now comes to the Legacy Theatre in Tyrone.
 
   
Love Is All It Takes Sep 30  
The Art Place - Mountain View Love Is All It Takes
 
Heart wrenching and gut busting, this gospel stage play follows the life of Pastor James Donaldson as he strives to bring his family back together after years of strife. Working through lies, pain, tears and fears, Pastor Donaldson and his siblings discover that a little more love is all it takes. Love Is All It Takes is a powerful dramedy that promotes the power of prayer, forgiveness and laughter to overcome adversity at The Art Place Mountain View in Marietta.
 
   
Smokey Joe's Cafe Oct 5 - Oct 22, 2017  
Theatre in the Square Smokey Joe's Cafe
 
"Hound Dog," "Stand by Me," "Love Potion #9" -- the list of rock 'n' roll classics penned by the songwriting duo of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller is jam-packed with legendary hits. A high-energy celebration of this chart-topping body of work from "the Rodgers and Hammerstein of rock 'n' roll," Smokey Joe's Cafe is built around a series of comic and romantic vignettes set in the 1950s, and boasts nearly 40 landmark tunes, like "Yakety Yak," "Jailhouse Rock," "Spanish Harlem," "On Broadway," "Kansas City" and "Fools Fall in Love." This all-singing, all-dancing spectacular holds the record for the longest-running musical revue ever on Broadway, and the show's music won the 1996 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album. Don't miss Smokey Joe's Cafe when it hits Marietta's New Theatre in the Square.
 
   
Evil Dead: The Musical Oct 6 - Nov 4, 2017  
Artisan Resource Center Evil Dead: The Musical
 
This hilarious live stage show based on the cult series of Evil Dead films has all the campy fun of the movies and the added bonus of being set to music. This mashup of all three films tells the story of five college students who go to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash evil forces that turn them all into demons. This is a 4D experience, which means the front seats are the designated "Splatter Zone" and the name is not just for show. Even though general admission tickets are outside the zone, the guts and gore will be flying unpredictably, so keep that in mind when choosing your attire. The wild and gory theatrical experience comes to Marietta's Out of Box Theatre at Artisan Resource Center.
 
   
Steel Magnolias Oct 6 - Oct 22, 2017  
Hapeville Performing Arts Center Steel Magnolias
 
The bittersweet Southern comedy Steel Magnolias takes place in Truvy Jones' beauty salon, where three generations of outspoken Southern women regularly gather to laugh, cry and celebrate the events of their lives. But their world is rocked when M'Lynn's diabetic daughter gets pregnant, which could prove fatal -- and the ladies' inner strength and love for one another is put to the ultimate test. Based on the playwright's own upbringing, the touching and funny play was adapted into a popular film starring Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine and Julia Roberts. Now experience the camaraderie, humor and poignancy of Steel Magnolias at Atlanta's Hapeville Performing Arts Center.
 
   
Shopkins Live! Oct 7  
Fox Theatre Shopkins Live!
 
Shopkins Live! lights up the stage in this premiere live production packed with show-stopping performances featuring the Shoppies. Join Jessicake, Bubbleisha, Peppa-Mint, Rainbow Kate, Cocolette and Polli Polish as they perform the coolest dance moves, sing the latest pop songs, and show off the trendiest fashions. All of Shopville is in a tizzy as preparations get underway for the annual "Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair." Shady Diva showcases her latest fashion designs; Lippy Lips gives colorful advice at the nail salon; Kooky Cookie tries to get in a beauty nap! But wait! No event is complete without a few hiccups! Who has high-jinxed the fashion pageant? Where is the super-secret celebrity guest? Will Slick Breadstick ever find a dance partner? The Shopkins and Shoppies need your help -- the show must go on! Featuring innovative set design, creative costuming and state of the art projections, this is one family theatrical event you don't want to miss when it comes to the stage of Atlanta's Fox Theatre!
 
   
The Girl Who Needed Watching Oct 7 - Oct 8, 2017  
Marietta Performing Arts Center The Girl Who Needed Watching
 
The Girl Who Needed Watching, or in French La Fille Mal Gardee, is known as one of the most important classical ballets by critics and dance professionals around the world. The comedic storyline focuses on a young girl, Lise, who falls in love with local farm boy, but her mother has arranged an engagement to a rich, but clumsy and slow-witted son of a vineyard farmer. The playful story about a mother keeping an eye on her young love-struck daughter fills the stage with character and even a few dancing chickens. See it now at the Marietta Performing Arts Center.
 
   
Artrageous Oct 10  
Infinite Energy Center (formerly Gwinnett Center) Artrageous
 
Artrageous is a one-of-a-kind crossover experience that blends captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting audience participation. In this performance at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, a troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers creates a whole gallery of colorful and spontaneous paintings on the stage before your very eyes. Paying tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres, Artrageous is an unforgettable celebration of the creative process that will have you on your feet by the end of the show.
 
   
Vivian: A Musical Ghost Story Oct 11 - Oct 14, 2017  
Lyric Studio Theatre in the Square Vivian: A Musical Ghost Story
 
With its supernatural storyline, all-original score and creepy-cool special effects, the contemporary musical Vivian: A Ghost Story is ready to provide plenty of Halloween thrills and chills when it makes its debut at the Lyric Studio in the Square, complete with a live band. In Vivian, a recently widowed doctor and his two daughters try to start a new life by moving to an old house, which turns out to be hiding quite a few more issues than your average fixer-upper. Atlanta-based creators Chase Peacock and Jessica De Maria met during a production of Damn Yankees, and teamed up to write musicals after discovering that they were born under the same zodiac sign and sported matching hand tattoos. Be among the first to discover what these exciting new talents have up their sleeves in downtown Marietta.
 
   
The World Goes Round Oct 20 - Nov 5, 2017  
Jennie T. Anderson Theatre - Cobb Civic Center The World Goes Round
 
The World Goes 'Round is a stunning revue of the multi-Tony award-winning team of Kander and Ebb. Filled with humor, romance, drama and nonstop melody, this production is a thrilling celebration of life and the fighting spirit that keeps us all going. From Cabaret to Chicago, the nonstop hit-parade features unforgettable gems, including "Mr. Cellophane," "Maybe This Time" and "New York, New York," seamlessly interwoven into a passionate, harmonious, up-tempo evening of musical theater at Marietta's Jennie T. Anderson Theatre.
 
   
In All My Haze Oct 22  
Earl Smith Strand Theatre In All My Haze
 
Relive the music of Billie Holiday when the Earl Smith Strand Theatre brings her greatest hits to the Atlanta area. In a theatrical presentation, you'll be transported back to the era of this jazz songstress's peak, with '30s and '40s classics like "Gloomy Sunday," "God Bless The Child," "Summertime," "All of Me" and plenty others. A career spanning nearly 30 years, Holiday's voice and music remains timelessly relevant to this day.
 
   
The Color Purple Oct 24 - Oct 29, 2017  
Fox Theatre The Color Purple
 
Don't miss this stunning re-imagining of an epic story about a young woman's journey to love and triumph in the American South. the musical sensation that New York Magazine calls "one of the greatest revivals ever." Experience the exhilarating power of this Tony-winning triumph!
 
   
The Book of Moron Nov 3  
Infinite Energy Center (formerly Gwinnett Center) The Book of Moron
 
In The Book of Moron, the latest solo show from actor-comedian Robert Dubac (The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron?), we meet a man who can't remember who he is or what he believes in because he's been bombarded by so much propaganda and hype. While he's racking his brain for answers, his inner voices take turns trying to talk sense into him. Go on a head trip in Robert Dubac's one-man show as he portrays his voice of reason, his common sense, his inner idiot, his inner child and his inner a$$hole -- all of which try to wake him up from the coma of modern-day life. Don't miss The Book of Moron at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth.
 
   
The Flying Dutchman Nov 4 - Nov 12, 2017  
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre The Flying Dutchman
 
Wagner's sweeping orchestrations, reminiscent of a blockbuster film score, evoke the power of the sea in his opera The Flying Dutchman. A ghostly sailor condemned to wander for all eternity, the Dutchman sets foot on land every seven years to search for a bride who can bring him peace. Can the power of a young woman's love end his suffering? The dramatic music and soaring arias of The Flying Dutchman make this a perfect introduction to the world of opera, as well as a must-see for aficionados. Music Director Arthur Fagen conducts this grand Atlanta Opera production at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.
 
   
Shut Your Mouth! Nov 9  
Earl Smith Strand Theatre Shut Your Mouth!
 
Take a trip down memory lane and learn things you never knew about "The Architect of Rock and Roll" in this fun-filled musical journey through Little Richard's life and music. Honoring the living legend, this stage play explores everything from Richard Wayne Penniman's humble beginnings in Georgia to his rise to stardom in the 1950s and beyond. Presented by Blake Vision Entertainment, enjoy Shut Your Mouth! It's My Story and I'm Sticking With It at Marietta's Earl Smith Strand Theatre.
 
   
Love Never Dies Nov 28 - Dec 3, 2017  
Fox Theatre Love Never Dies
 
This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time, which has now been seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and is the winner of over 50 international awards. The ultimate love story continues in LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber's spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. LOVE NEVER DIES is a dazzling new production, which takes audiences on a thrilling rollercoaster ride of intrigue, obsession and romance. Be seduced by the beautiful; sometimes magical and poetic; sometimes joyful; and occasionally melancholic score
 
   
The Lion King Jan 10 - Jan 28, 2018  
Fox Theatre The Lion King
 
Giraffes strut, birds swoop, gazelles leap. The entire savannah comes to life and as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. See the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation that Newsweek calls "a landmark event in entertainment." The New York Times says, "There is simply nothing else like it." Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by a cast of more than 40 actors. Wonder at the inspiration of award-winning director Julie Taymor, who created visual images for this show that you'll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life."
 
   
Rent Feb 20 - Feb 28, 2018  
Fox Theatre Rent
 
A re-imagining of Puccini's La Boheme, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters-love.
 
   
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder Mar 13 - Mar 18, 2018  
Fox Theatre A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
 
Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he'd "never laughed so hard at a Broadway musical," Gentleman's Guide tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession, by any means necessary. All the while, he's got to juggle his mistress (she's after more than just love), his fiancee (she's his cousin but who's keeping track?), and the constant threat of landing behind bars! Of course, it will all be worth it if he can slay his way to his inheritance... and be done in time for tea.
 
   
Stomp Apr 6 - Apr 7, 2018  
Fox Theatre Stomp
 
Stomp is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments-matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps-to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. As USA Today says, "Stomp finds beautiful noises in the strangest places." Stomp. See what all the noise is about.
 
   
Something Rotten! Apr 17 - Apr 22, 2018  
Fox Theatre Something Rotten!
 
Set in the '90s-the 1590s-this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play while the "rock star" Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL!
 
   
Hamilton May 22 - Jun 10, 2018  
Fox Theatre Hamilton
 
With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire, Hamilton is based on Ron Chernow's biography of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation's first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, Hamilton is the story of America then, as told by America now.