The Alliance Theatre’s first fully-staged, in-person performance of the year kicks off performances this weekend.

Quick Facts

Beautiful Blackbird makes its return to the Alliance stage as part of the Under the Tent series for the summer, presented this time around as “Beautiful Blackbird LIVE,” with a five-person company running now through April 18.

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About Beautiful Blackbird LIVE

Atlanta’s favorite feathered funk band is back! Featuring original music composed by Eugene H. Russell IV and inspired by Ashley Bryan’s children’s book BEAUTIFUL BLACKBIRD, this family friendly concert will have you on your feet celebrating the uniqueness of each and every one of us. Shake your tailfeathers and dance to the music!


About those tickets…

Tickets are sold as pods of two and four seats, from $20-$40. Click here to purchase.

Enhanced Safety Procedures

As part of their return to live theatre, this performance will be outside in an open-air setting with the following additional procedures:

Outdoors – Open air performances help reduce the chance of spread.
Social distancing – Seating pods are 6+ feet apart. Audience members will only be seated with people in their party/household.  
Reduced contact – Ticket scanning will be contactless, and staff will be equipped with masks and gloves.  
Face coverings – All patrons above 2 years old and staff will be required to wear a mask at all times.

Visit for more information about Beautiful Blackbird LIVE and Alliance’s upcoming season.

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