This weekend's best bets: Jan. 30

Because of this week’s weather “event,” please check with your venue before venturing out. When you do, you’ll find more great choices than you can squeeze into a week, let alone a weekend. A partial list: “The Geller Girls” and “In Love and War” at the Alliance; “Lombardi” at Aurora; “Six Degrees of Separation” at Actor’s Express; plus the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and Theater Emory’s Brave New Works. Oh, what fun!

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This weekend's best bets: Jan. 9

It’s a big weekend for openings, with the world premiere of “The Only Light in Reno” at Georgia Ensemble Theatre and “Six Degrees of Separation” at Actor’s Express. Right around the corner: the world premiere of “The Geller Girls” at the Alliance Theatre and “Lombardi” at Aurora Theatre.

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This weekend's best bets: Dec. 24

With this week’s column, we say thank you and goodbye to Chris Kayser, for his 16 years as the Alliance Theatre’s Ebenezer Scrooge. If you’d like a non-holiday outing, try Synchronicity’s family-friendly “Peter Pan & Wendy.” Mark your January calendars for “The Only Light in Reno” at Georgia Ensemble Theatre and the TDP Legacy Concert, spotlighting talented instrumentalists developed through a forward-looking ASO initiative. Merry Christmas, everyone.

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NOTHING’S SACRED

“The Book of Mormon” is by no means the kind of mainstream musical guaranteed to please all audiences. Its creators built their reputations on irreverent, envelope-pushing satire. Just ask Samantha Marie Ware (Nabulungi), who shares what happened when her grandmother saw the show.

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This weekend's best bets: Dec. 12

If you’re not in the holiday spirit, hold on, 7 Stages “Krampus Xmas” is coming! Until then, give into the merriment of holiday shows and a few choices that are season neutral: Synchronicity’s “Peter Pan & Wendy” and Ballethnic’s “Elevate Remix.” Both will have you flying.

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