BEST BETS | Nov. 15-21, 2018

“Knead,” an Alliance Theatre world premiere, and Aurora Theatre’s festive “Christmas Canteen” run on; Steve Yockey’s “Reykjavik” (Actor’s Express) and “Dry Land” (Atlanta Theatre Club) close; and the ASO plays Tchaikovsky. Details on these and more in this week’s curated column.

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A PLAYWRIGHT RISES

“Knead,” says playwright-actor Mary Lynn Owen, has gone through a “gazillion trillion” rewrites. “At one time it was a cooking show gone wrong. Finding the immediacy of the play has been a firsthand education in ‘why plays are plays.’ You’d think I’d have picked this up by now!”

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OUT ON FILM 2018

Atlanta’s annual film fest screens 128 features, biopics, documentaries and shorts at one of three locations. New this year: A staged reading of the play “The Laramie Project,” about the gay-bashing death of Wyoming college student Matthew Shepard.

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