This weekend's best bets: April 30

Our top picks this week: “Blues for an Alabama Sky” at the Alliance, “Storefront Church” at Theatrical Outfit and a Michael Gandolfi world premiere at the ASO. Also worth noting: A contemporary “Antigone” by the Alliance Teen Ensemble and the new musical “Rocket Boys” at the Legacy in Tyrone.

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THIS WEEKEND'S BEST BETS: April 23

New this week: “Blues for an Alabama Sky” at the Alliance. This weekend only: The world premiere of “Creation/Creator” at the ASO. Last chance for “Marcus” at Actor’s Express, “Our Town” at the Shakespeare Tavern and “Grand Concourse” at Horizon Theatre.

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FULL CIRCLE

When the Alliance Theatre premiered “Blues for an Alabama Sky” in 1995, Phylicia Rashad played the leading role of Angel Allen, a down-on-her-luck singer. A relatively unknown Atlantan named Crystal Fox was her understudy. This go-round, Fox is front and center as Angel.

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Fairways to heaven

Mark Twain got it all wrong when he dismissed the game of golf as “a good walk spoiled.” Golf presents ideal opportunities for soaking in spectacular scenic views and spying on natural wildlife while you engage in the futile pursuit of the perfect swing. And, with Georgia’s weather, you can pretty much go swinging year-round.

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