The Fox Theatre
January 2023: Riverdance
RIVERDANCE as you’ve never seen it before! A powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved favorite, celebrated the world over for its Grammy award-winning score and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance. Twenty-five years on, composer Bill Whelan has rerecorded his mesmerizing soundtrack while producer Moya Doherty and director John McColgan have completely reimagined the ground-breaking show with innovative and spectacular lighting, projection, stage, and costume designs.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
The month, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform William Dawson’s most influential work, his Negro Folk Symphony. At its premiere in 1934 in Carnegie Hall by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by the legendary Leopold Stokowski, the work was a success both with critics and with the audience.
December 2022: A Gift of Love with Adam L. McKnight
Spend an evening with acclaimed musician Adam L. McKnight on a musical journey through uplifting original songs, R&B classics, and holiday favorites. Drawing from his experiences as a back-up vocalist and studio musician for the likes of Elton John, CeeLo Green, Train, Stevie Wonder, B.B. King, Diana Ross, Gloria Estefan, Bonnie Raitt, Zac Brown Band, and many more, Adam is an entertainer and storyteller who puts his heart and soul into every song he performs. From R&B to Gospel to Pop, Adam will delight audiences with a selection of hits for all musical tastes.
The Atlanta Opera
January 2023: Don Giovanni
The murderous Don Giovanni deceives women with impunity, leaving destruction in his wake. This Don Juan is not just a rakish cad but someone much more sinister. Mozart and Da Ponte’s masterwork explores vengeance and insatiable desire. Glamour, grit, and the glow of neon infuse this film noir production in which Kristine McIntyre directs the action on the stage. This production includes depictions of sexual assault and murder. Live gunshots will be used in this production.
February 2023: Midwinter Dreams
Let Atlanta Ballet take you into a world of dreams with four ballets to stir your soul, from passion to loss, longing to joy.
Love Fear Loss: Choreography by Ricardo Amarante, Music to the songs of Édith Piaf.
Concerto Grosso: Choreography by Helgi Tomasson, Music by Francesco Geminiani on a theme by Arcangelo Corelli.
Snowblind: Choreography by Cathy Marston. Music by Arvo Part, Arthur Foote, Amy Beach and Philip Feeney.
Classical Symphony: Choreography by Yuri Possokhov.
Music by Sergei Prokofiev.
Blumenthal Performing Arts
January/February, 2023: Les Miserables
Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables. This brilliant staging has taken the world by storm and has been hailed as “a reborn dream of a production” (Daily Telegraph). Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score of Les Misérables includes the songs “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More” and many more.
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
The fall season brings the return of our resident companies and a strong lineup of concerts, awards shows and comedians. September and October bring Chris D’Elia, Jim Jefferies, Atlanta Ballet, music legends Ringo Starr & Smokey Robinson, Ebi, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Rickey Smiley and tribute bands for The Eagles and Fleetwood Mac.