As fall approaches and Starbucks is just days from rolling out Pumpkin Spice Lattes, the summer of Atlanta theatre is officially coming to a close. But don’t worry – you still have a few more days to see the last of the season’s shows, including Spring Awakening, Children of Eden, Head Over Heels, and Sweet Water Taste.

(Cover photo: Cast of Sweet Water Taste at Horizon Theatre. Photo by Casey Gardner Photography.)

Spring Awakening
Onstage Atlanta
Closing August 24

Quick facts
With a modern Broadway rock score by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater, this musical dives into a community of late 19th-century German teens on a journey of self-discovery and sexuality. Spring Awakening features direction by Charlie Miller, music direction by Paul Tate, and choreography by Janie Young.

Headliners
Jacob Valleroy, Emily Winchell, Shane Murphy

About those tickets… 
$10-$13, Discounted tickets available on PoshDealz.com!

Spring Awakening at OnStage Atlanta. Photo by Jayson Crawford.

Children of Eden, closing Aug. 25
Aurora Theatre

Quick facts
Before Wicked and after Pippin, Stephen Schwartz wrote a musical based loosely on the first few chapters of Genesis. Join familiar biblical characters like Adam and Eve, Noah, and many new faces through a tale of the power of community. Justin Anderson directs Aurora’s production, with music direction by Ann-Carol Pence and choreography by Ricardo Aponte.

Headliners
Brad Raymond, Maxim Gukhman, Maima Carter Russell, Russell Alexander II, Haden Rider

About those tickets…
$15-$30, Discounted ticket available on PoshDealz.com!

Children of Eden at Aurora Theatre. Photo by Casey Gardner Photography.

Head Over Heels
Actors Express
Closing August 25

Quick facts
Fresh off its 2019 Broadway run, Head Over Heels depicts a fictitious royal family on, “a madcap journey to save their kingdom and follow their hearts.” Try to keep from singing along to familiar tunes by the Go-Gos like “We Got the Beat” and “Our Lips are Sealed,” and more ‘80s favorites. Under the direction of Freddie Ashley, Head Over Heels features music direction by Alli Lingenfelter and choreography by Kari Twyman.

Headliners
Danny Crowe, Emily Whitley, Abby Holland, Niki Badua, Kevin Harry, Jennifer Alice Acker, Jeff McKerley, Trevor Perry

About those tickets…
$10-$18.50, Discounted tickets available on PoshDealz.com!

Head Over Heels at Actor’s Express. Photo by Casey Gardner Photography.

Sweet Water Taste
Horizon Theatre
Closing August 25

Quick facts
A combination of comedy and topical issues, Sweet Water Taste puts a humorous spin on family disputes when “all hell and a little bit of heaven breaks loose.” Thomas W. Jones II directs Gloria Bond Clunie’s high-stakes southern comedy in its Atlanta premiere.

Headliners
LaParee Young, Jen Harper, Enoch King, Brittani Minnieweather, Chris Kayser, Lala Cochran, Justin Walker

About those tickets…
$32-$35, tickets available on HorizonTheatre.com.

Sweet Water Taste at Horizon Theatre. Photo by Casey Gardner Photography.