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 week's best bets: Oct. 23

This weekend’s your last chance for Aurora’s “Clybourne Park” and “The Doctor, the Devil & My Dad” at 7 Stages and your first look at the Alliance’s “Steel Magnolias.” Don’t-misses include “How I Learned What I Learned” at True Colors and Theatrical Outfit’s “My Children! My Africa”

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This weekend's best bets: March 20

Opening this weekend: Susan Shalhoub-Larkin and son Tony Larkin in “Miracle on South Division Street” at Stage Door Players and “Maple and Vine” at Actor’s Express. Last call for “Red Badge of Courage” (7 Stages). This weekend only: Atlanta Ballet’s “Modern Choreographic Voices.”

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This weekend's best bets: March 6

Topping our list this weekend: “Great Gatsby” at GET, True Colors’ “Race,” Audra McDonald with the ASO, Atlanta Opera’s “Faust” and your last chance to see Synchronicity’s “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon.” If you make Sunday plans, don’t forget we spring forward this weekend and lose an hour of sleep to gain an hour of sunlight.

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This weekend's best bets: Feb. 13

Our most intriguing best bets this weekend: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Fox, “Shakespeare’s R&J” at Fabrefaction, “Where the Mountain Meets the Moon” at Synchronicity Theatre, the new “Whistling Psyche” and a double bill of heartbreak by Atlanta playwright Theroun D’arcy Patterson.

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