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Fox Feature Archives

February 2015


50 years into career, John Davidson still trying to do best show ever

Each of us has a green girl somewhere inside of us, a green girl yearning for acceptance. So declares the Wizard of Oz, or, in this case, longtime entertainer John Davidson, who plays the Wizard on this national tour of “Wicked.”

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Broadway in Atlanta sets 10-show season

February 4, 2015

The 2015-16 Broadway in Atlanta series at the Fox Theatre begins Oct. 6 with a third visit from “Jersey Boys.” Season subscriptions go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday.


January 22, 2015

In keeping with a winter tradition in Atlanta, Alvin Ailey returns to the Fox Theatre with three programs. No matter which you see, you’ll catch husband-and-wife Glenn and Linda Sims in showcase moments.


December 30, 2014

“Newsies” and “Fansies” are one of those great intertwined pop cultural phenomena, in which a movie/book/TV series and a devoted, even obsessive fan base, help elevate each other to giddy new heights.

A new ‘Phantom’ for a new time

October 10, 2014

Although this updated staging has new costumes, sets and technical wizardry, it’s less about design elements than sensibility.

Happy (and you know it)

September 2, 2014

Sweden has a 40-year history of sunny pop music so infectiously happy, it would give Pharrell Williams a sugar high. And it all started with ABBA.

The bewitching Liz McCartney

June 11, 2014

Broadway regular Liz McCartney is often cast in juicy supporting roles — Ursula in “The Little Mermaid” being the latest, and she slurps them up with gusto.

Another suitcase in another town

May 21, 2014

Josh Young says he’s having the time of his life as Che in “Evita.”Critics have called his work “remarkable” and “mesmerizing.” One called him a “superstar in the making.” But the greatest honor, he says, was being compared to idol Mandy Patinkin, who created the role of Che in 1979 and won the best-actor Tony for doing so.

Concerts, comedy & companions

May 6, 2014

Comic Mike Epps and entertainers extraordinaire Garrison Keillor and Eddie Izzard are among the acts headed to the former movie palace on Peachtree Street.

2014 Fox film fest: ‘Poppins,’ King Kong populate 14-movie lineup

April 29, 2014

The summer film festival lineup at the Fox Theatre features 14 events, including a “Mary Poppins” sing-along, a Mel Brooks double bill and the classic “King Kong.”

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