Our spring/summer summary of Atlanta theater’s best begins with a banjo, ends with a Shakespeare reunion and visits civil wars, civil rights and a Skid Row flower shop.
Performing arts grantees include the Alliance Theatre’s Kendeda program, True Colors Theatre Company, Atlanta Ballet, Atlanta Opera and 7 Stages.
The best of the best: “Appropriate” (Actor’s Express), “Proof” (True Colors), ASO’s journeys to the sea, Atlanta Opera’s “Silent Night.”
The inaugural Atlanta Musical Theatre Festival opens Monday, Essential Theatre Fest opens Friday & Actor’s Express’ “Company” arrives Saturday.
Now open: “In the Heights” (Aurora) and “Miss Saigon” (Serenbe). “Company” (Actor’s Express) is just ahead. Check out “Smart People” (True Colors), too.