11 vie for playwriting honor

When Atlanta’s professional theater artists honor their own at Monday night’s Suzi Bass awards, 11 playwrights will be recognized for new work, with one earning the coveted Gene-Gabriel Moore Playwriting Award. Many of the nominees have had work produced around the country.

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This weekend's best bets: Aug. 7

If you have time for just one theater outing this weekend, we recommend any and all of the showcases that are part of the Alliance Theatre’s inaugural Atlanta Artists Lab — “The Projects Project,” “Moxie” and “Uprising.” New, exciting work and all are free.

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This week's best bets: July 31

Whether you desire a London fog, a trip to the Oklahoma Indian Territory or an Oz-ian escape, Atlanta theaters have your ticket. Dramatically recommended: “Ravens & Seagulls” and “Right On.” And be prepared to hear a lot about the Atlanta Artists Lab.

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This week's best bets: July 17

Wow! Where to begin? Must-sees in our book include “One Man, Two Guvnors” at Ga Shakes and “That Uganda Play” in the Essential festival. Openings include “Mary Poppins” at Aurora, “Right On” at Horizon and, on Monday, the Weird Sisters “Late: A Cowboy Song.” Just ahead: Serenbe’s “Oklahoma!” and Essential’s “Ravens & Seagulls.” Saddle up, playgoers.

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