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This summer, the Dark Dane rises... again! Bat-Hamlet tells the epic story of a Dark Knight who emerges from betwixt the pages of Shakespeare to exact revenge on his murderous uncle, King Jester. Once resolved to avenge beloved King Police Commissioner Gordrick's death, Hamlet dons the fighting persona of Bat-Hamlet: a flashier and much cooler version of his brooding youth. The universes of Shakespeare and Batman collide at Out of Box Theatre in Marietta as Songbird Boy, Lord Riddles, O-Feline, Bat-Hamlet-Girl and many others unfold this dastardly plot. Fans of Shakespeare and Batman, alike, will enjoy watching the maddening spiral of these iconic characters. After all, madness in great ones must not unwatched go.
Well ahead of its time for its depiction of Nora, a wife and mother whose search for self-worth leads her to leave her unhappy marriage, Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House signaled a move toward realism and feminism in theater. Now in Part 2, we'll witness what happens 15 years later when Nora shows up on that same doorstep, courtesy of up-and-coming playwright Lucas Hnath (Obie-winning The Christians, Red Speedo). Called "explosively funny" by the Hollywood Reporter, the play earned eight 2017 Tony nominations, along with raves from The New York Times as "the best play of the year." See the hit Broadway sequel to Ibsen's groundbreaking 19th-century drama at Actor's Express in Atlanta.
The Little Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook, Sister Julia, has accidentally poisoned 52 of the sisters. While the deceased are delicately stored in the convent's deep-freeze, the remaining sisters decide that the best way to raise the money to pay for their burials is to put on a variety show. It quickly becomes obvious that habits aren't the only things these sassy sisters have worn. The convent features a former circus performer, a wannabe ballerina, a streetwise sista' from Brooklyn, and a spacey sister who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head. They all join forces and voices to entertain their way into the hearts of audiences of all ages. Don't miss this divine musical comedy of superior proportions when Marietta Theatre Company brings it to the stage of Lyric Studio on the Square.
The grandest of grand operas, Giuseppe Verdi's Aida strikes a brilliant balance of spectacular pageantry and emotional intimacy, all of which is amplified by Elton John's killer pop-rock score and Tim Rice's powerful lyrics. This massively crowd-pleasing musical delivers a contemporary spin on the classic tale of forbidden love between an enslaved Nubian princess and an Egyptian soldier. As their taboo love grows in the face of cultural differences and the pressures of their warring nations, these lovers must face death itself in order to be together. Winner of four Tony Awards, including Best Original Score, Aida is filled with passionate storytelling, exuberant dancing and world-class staging and singing. See it when it takes the stage of the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre in Marietta.
From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
Rising to fame at the age of 15, with the help of music luminaries like Johnny Otis, Jackie Wilson, and B.B. King, the story of Etta James is one of highs and lows. At Last takes you on a "bluesical" journey through one of the most iconic voices of our time at Marietta's Earl Smith Strand Theatre.
Time always has a way of testing the strongest of bonds -- just take a look at The Bow Wow Club. Back in the '70s and '80s, this tight-knit Harlem gang ruled the streets and the hearts of ladies. After twenty years of being apart, fun-loving Kirk Bright and his wife Dee make plans to reunite all five members of the group. The two expect a 4th of July weekend filled with nostalgia and reminiscing about the good old days. But when the past meets the present, they discover that it's more explosive than fireworks. Written and directed by Levy Lee Simon, this poignant dramedy about friendship will make you laugh and cry at Marietta's New Theatre in the Square.
In the comedic drama Cu4tro Mujeres, three women -- all searching for answers in their lives -- meet in a psychologist's waiting room -- not realizing that the doctor is just as lost as they are. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, this play, performed in Spanish with English subtitles, sheds light on the passing of youth, regrets, loneliness, love and careers, as these women of different ages confront their various personal demons. Don't miss it at Marietta's New Theatre in the Square.
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 returns to Marietta's Out of Box Theatre at Artisan Resource Center.
Retired burlesque queen Beatrice Shelton desperately needs a vacation -- and not another trip up to Helen, Georgia, to see that "precious little German village for the umpteenth time." A Sassy Seniors Cruise through the Caribbean may be just the ticket if she can just convince her best friend Eaddy Mae Clayton to stop praying and go with her. Unfortunately, things have not been very pleasant at Magnolia Place Assisted Living since evil Nurse Pat Jones began working there. Beatrice teams up with newest resident Imogene Fletcher and soap opera-obsessed Maude Jenkins to put a plan in motion. A mystery unfolds with laughter as the gals try to outsmart Nurse Jones and figure out why so many residents have been moved to "the dark side," what exactly is that mysterious pill and what happened to Doctor Head? If they can solve the mystery, they may make it to the cruise ship after all. Watch these sassy sleuths dig for clues when Leslie Kimball's play Four Old Broads hits the stage at Marietta's New Theatre in the Square.
A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as the story of Jesus' life dances across the stage. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Jesus' messages of kindness, tolerance and love come vibrantly to life. The first major musical theatre offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden), Godspell features a parade of beloved songs, including "Day by Day," "Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord," "Learn Your Lessons Well," "All for the Best," "All Good Gifts," "Turn Back, O Man" and "By My Side." This 2012 revival of Godspell, playing at ACT3 Productions in Sandy Springs, is a masterful retelling of the original sensation, injected with contemporary references and dazzling new arrangements.
Holy Intervention is a story about love, loss, faith, hope and redemption. What starts out as a routine night of just sex quickly turns into an evening that neither Bobby nor CC is prepared for. But who will be left standing: The Pastor or The Prostitute? Find out when Holy Intervention comes to the stage of the South Fulton Arts Center in College Park.
A Jamaican immigrant to the United States finds her hard-fought life crumbling when her business fails, and her sons turn against her and the old ways. She must decide whether to fight for what she has established or to return home. Has her life been in vain? Barbara Washington stars in the timely How To Be an Immigrant at Hapeville Performing Arts Center near Atlanta.
Sometimes the end of a relationship can feel like a mystery to solve. How did you go from that first spark of love to here? That journey in all its joy and pain comes to brilliant life in The Last Five Years. This intimate, inventive musical from Tony-winning composer Jason Robert Brown (Parade) traces the rise and fall of one five-year relationship. The twist? The man relives their history from their first moments together to the end, while the woman relates their story in reverse. The two characters' emotional timelines converge only once -- at their wedding. This hit show was named one of the 10 best of 2001 by TIME magazine, and was later made into a movie starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan. Experience this poignant look at lost loved from Performer's Warehouse and Marietta's New Theatre in the Square.
From her roots in Coal Yard Alley to her success as Britain's most celebrated actress, and her hard-won place in the heart of King Charles II, Nell Gwynn charts the rise of an unlikely heroine. At a time when women are second-class citizens, can her charm and spirit protect her from the dangers of the court? Find out when Olivier Award-winning British playwright Jessica Swale's period piece graces the stage at Atlanta's Synchronicity Theatre.
They delivered the papers, until they themselves made the headlines! Disney's Newsies is leaping over to the Cobb Civic Center -- and now you can "Seize the Day" and score tickets to this crowd-pleasing favorite that The New York Times calls "a musical worth singing about!" Featuring a heart-pounding score by Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Sister Act: The Musical) and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles, Torch Song Trilogy), Newsies tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. Full of high-energy dancing and catchy tunes, it's a rousing tale about fighting for what's right and staying true to who you are.
"Four Women" is one of the most blistering works by artist-activist Nina Simone -- a musical indictment of racial prejudice and attitudes as explored through the experiences of four black women. In Christina Ham's play with music Nina Simone: Four Women, the subjects of Simone's song -- Aunt Sarah, Saffronia, Sweet Thing and Peaches -- are introduced as women Simone met at the site of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, prompting conversations about how their lives have been changed by the hue of their skin. Featuring some of Simone's most popular Civil Rights-era anthems such as "Mississippi Goddam," "Go Limp," and "Young, Gifted, and Black," this production at Atlanta's Southwest Arts Center is a portrait of an artist striving to enact change through her work.
On Golden Pond is a humorous and heartwarming play about a long-married elderly couple, Norman and Ethel, spending yet another summer at their beloved lake cottage in Maine. When their estranged daughter arrives with her fiance and his son in tow, Norman and Ethel agree to host the young boy for the duration of the summer. As they come to terms with the realities of life's twilight years, reexamining the past and worrying over the fleeting future, they discover how precious time really is. On Golden Pond won three Tony Awards in its original Broadway run, and the 1981 film adaptation received 10 Oscar nominations, with wins for its stars Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, as well as writer Ernest Thompson. Now you can enjoy On Golden Pond at The Art Place Mountain View in Marietta.
Picking up a year after the ending of Arlene Hutton's critically acclaimed Last Train to Nibroc, this tender and funny sequel follows May and Raleigh through the end of World War II and introduces the characters of their two mothers-in-law. A medical condition keeps Raleigh from military service, and he is forced to sit idly on the porch, watching the cars drive by, as May supports them both as a high-school principal. Faced with daily rejection letters for his writing, constant criticism from his mother and taunts of cowardice from townspeople, Raleigh fights to find meaning in his new life. When tragedy strikes the family and May loses her job to returning soldiers, she discovers she must make an unimaginable sacrifice to save her relationship with Raleigh. This tender portrayal of married life, set against the backdrop of World War II, shows the best of the human spirit and its ability to overcome any and all obstacles. Enjoy the touching and funny See Rock City at Buford's Sylvia Beard Theatre.
Melvin Ferd the Third wants to clean up Tromaville, the most polluted town in New Jersey. Foiled by the mayor's bullies, Melvin is dumped into a vat of radioactive toxic waste, only to reemerge as The Toxic Avenger -- New Jersey's first superhero. Affectionately known as Toxie, our new hero is a seven-foot mutant with superhuman strength and a heart as big as Newark. He's out to save New Jersey, end global warming and woo the blind librarian in town. It's a toxic love story with an environmental twist. This comical musical with a wailin' rock score will leave audiences laughing in the aisles as it rocks the house at Marietta's Lyric Studio on the Square.
Literary scholar Javier Ávila has emerged as a powerful voice for Latinos in the U.S. The Trouble With My Name is a 70-minute piece that sheds light on the American Latino experience, as well as the state of diversity and inclusion in this changing political climate. The production draws from the arts, education and entertainment to deliver a powerful message about who we are as a society. Through his poetry, autobiography and humor, Ávila examines the complexities of identity as a cultural construct. His one man-show now comes to Marietta's New Theatre in the Square in Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Chronicling the life and musical legacy of Capital Records founder Nat King Cole, as well as his daughter, Natalie, Unforgettable traces a musical dynasty. Natalie Cole's voice was silenced much too soon, but now the incredible music of the nine-time Grammy-winning vocalist returns to the stage. Follow Cole's musical journey, from growing up the daughter of an icon to becoming a legend with her own catalog of hits ("This Will Be," "Pink Cadillac," "I've Got Love on My Mind," and, of course, the platinum-plated mega-hit "Unforgettable"). Cole comes to life on stage at Decatur's Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center.