The Fox Theatre
April 2022: Jesus Christ Superstar
Celebrating its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production of the iconic musical phenomenon returns to the stage. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and cutting-edge choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.
May/June 2022: Trading Places
Inspired by the beloved film, TRADING PLACES is a hilarious world-premiere musical pitting nature against nurture in a modern-day prince and the pauper story. When the lives of a poor street hustler and a privileged stockbroker are swapped as part of an elaborate bet between wealthy brothers, each is challenged in a way they never imagined. With the help of a charming and unlikely cast of characters, the pawns team up to take their revenge in a comedic and fitting turn that leaves them forever changed for the better. Set in the 80s decade of shoulder pads and big hair, and reimagined through today’s societal lens, audiences will walk out of the theater “looking good, feeling good.” TRADING PLACES is helmed by an exciting creative team including television and film writer Thomas Lennon (Night at the Museum, Reno 911), musical writing team Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner (First Date), and Tony Award-winning director, Kenny Leon (A Soldier’s Play, A Raisin in the Sun).
The Atlanta Opera
May 2022: The Revolution of Steve Jobs
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs is about one of the most influential people of the modern age, Apple Computer founder Steve Jobs. This opera plays through key moments in his lifelong–and futile–pursuit of perfection and control over everything that matters to him.
April 2022: Snow White
A production designed for younger audiences that will engage and delight audiences of all ages. The family ballet is the perfect way to introduce children to the joys of dance.
Mirror Mirror on the wall, which enchanting fairy tale ballet will be enjoyed by one and all? In this one-hour ballet version of Snow Whitechoreographed by Bruce Wells, audiences will enjoy following the young heroine and her prince as they outwit the schemes of the Evil Queen. Performed by Atlanta Ballet 2, this shortened family version may be designed for our youngest audience members (ages 12 and under), but this magnificent production can be enjoyed by children and adults alike.
Rialto Center for the Arts
Spring 2020: Rialto Center for the Arts
In this issue, the Rialto hosts Grammy and Tony Award winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, political comedy from Capitol Steps, the GSU Opera Theatre presenting Susannah, Tom Scott with the GSU Jazz Band, and the queen of Afro-Peruvian soul Eva Ayllón.
November 2020: GPB Encore
Tune in beginning November 4, as Nature: Primates travels to 17 countries to introduce these fascinating creatures and share more about the ground-breaking discoveries scientists are making to safeguard their future.