This weekend's best bets: May 7

Last call for the Alliance’s “Blues for an Alabama Sky” and its Team Ensemble’s updated “Antigone,” 7 Stages’ experiential “The Breakers” at the Goat Farm and the national tour of “Pippin” at the Fox. Openings: Rising Sage’s “Crazyanity” and the musical “Hands on a Hardbody” at Aurora. Have fun!

Read More

This weekend's best bets: April 30

Our top picks this week: “Blues for an Alabama Sky” at the Alliance, “Storefront Church” at Theatrical Outfit and a Michael Gandolfi world premiere at the ASO. Also worth noting: A contemporary “Antigone” by the Alliance Teen Ensemble and the new musical “Rocket Boys” at the Legacy in Tyrone.

Read More

THIS WEEKEND'S BEST BETS: April 23

New this week: “Blues for an Alabama Sky” at the Alliance. This weekend only: The world premiere of “Creation/Creator” at the ASO. Last chance for “Marcus” at Actor’s Express, “Our Town” at the Shakespeare Tavern and “Grand Concourse” at Horizon Theatre.

Read More

This weekend's best bets: Feb. 6

If I could see one thing this weekend … it’d be a tough call. Topping the list: “The Geller Girls” and “In Love and Warcraft,” both at the Alliance, and “Six Degrees of Separation” at Actor’s Express. If you’re looking for something achingly romantic, choose from any number of “Romeo and Juliets” (ballet, stage, modern).

Read More

This weekend's best bets: Jan. 30

Because of this week’s weather “event,” please check with your venue before venturing out. When you do, you’ll find more great choices than you can squeeze into a week, let alone a weekend. A partial list: “The Geller Girls” and “In Love and War” at the Alliance; “Lombardi” at Aurora; “Six Degrees of Separation” at Actor’s Express; plus the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and Theater Emory’s Brave New Works. Oh, what fun!

Read More

Emory's Brave New Works bows Thursday

This year’s Brave New Works festival at Emory University explores the process of adapting Pulitzer prize-winning poetry, staging oral traditions from one of America’s most isolated communities, telling the life and times of Florence Nightingale and much more. It’s fun and it’s free.

Read More

Let the new-play fun begin!

The first week in February will see the world premiere staging of Madhuri Shekar’s “In Love and Warcraft,” a romantic comedy with World of Warcraft tactics, plus four free readings of new plays from Kendeda finalists. One features a large ensemble, full-contact choreography and a drumline, Doesn’t that pique your interest?

Read More

'I want to make people laugh'

As she does in “In Love and Warcraft,” playwright Madhuri Shekar writes about couplings. Love stories. Dysfunctional love stories. People who are figuring out how to make their relationships work. Performances begin Jan. 31 at the Alliance Theatre.

Read More