This weekend's best bets: Nov. 14

The world premiere of “Pluto” at Actor’s Express is clearly among the best shows thus far this season. I wouldn’t miss it, and only two weeks remain. Worth checking out: Fern Theatre’s all-female “Macbeth”; “Phone Whore,” brought to you by the Atlanta Fringe Festival; and the final performance of Out of Hand’s “Salome.” And don’t look now, but here come the Christmas shows.

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This weekend's best bets: Nov. 7

This weekend’s best can be summed up in a single word: “Pluto.” Do yourself a favor and see this world premiere at Actor’s Express. Also recommended (and following the theme): “Harabel” at Theatrical Outfit and “Salome” by Out of Hand.

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This weekend's best bets: June 6

Make your weekend last with three don’t-miss offerings: Serenbe Playhouse’s “Velveteen Rabbit,” opening Friday; the second annual Atlanta Fringe Festival, making edgy art through Sunday; and “The One-Minute Play Festival,” hosted by Actor’s Express on Monday and Tuesday.

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Risky business

The five-day-long Atlanta Fringe Festival returns for a second season with the official — and FREE — Opening Preview Party at 8 p.m. Wednesday at 7 Stages. Expect 120 performances of 24 shows, but you don’t have to see them all.

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This weekend's best bets: May 30

If we could see anything this weekend (and we will) it’d be “Seminar” at Actor’s Express and the Collective Project opening of “The Great McAnigan. Just ahead: the Atlanta Fringe Festival, the One-Minute Play Festival and the opening of Serenbe Playhouse’s summer season. Get. Tickets. Now.

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This weekend's best bets: May 23

If you’re staying inside this weekend, check out “Seminar” at Actor’s Express. If you’re headed outside, perhaps to the Atlanta Jazz Festival or Decatur Arts Festival, check out the latter’s Saturday’s theater events. Here’s the best of what’s coming, going or staying for a bit.

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This weekend's best bets: May 10

It’s a big weekend in Atlanta: the inaugural Fringe Fest tucks itself into nooks and crannies around town with 100-plus performances, Georgia Shakespeare returns to Piedmont Park, “Xanadu” opens at Actor’s Express and “Waffle Palace” at Horizon Theatre. Check out our recommendations.

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