THIS WEEKEND'S BEST BETS: April 2

Our top pick again this week is “Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet” by Tarell Alvin McCraney, onstage at Actor’s Express through April 26. Also of note: a world premiere at Fern Theatre by Atlanta playwright Theroun D’Arcy Patterson and Theater Emory’s “Marisol,” featuring a mix of students and Atlanta pros (Danielle Deadwyler, Veronika Duerr, Brandon Connor Partrick), directed by David Crowe.

Read More

This weekend's best bets: April 3

Say hello to “Dividing the Estate” (Theatrical Outfit), “Macbeth” with Veronika Duerr (Shakespeare Tavern), “Annie” (Atlanta Lyric) and “Maurice Hines Is Tappin’ Thru Life” (Alliance). Say goodbye to “Samantha Brown” (Aurora). If you’re in a classical mood, the ASO offers short and long programs.

Read More

This week's best bets: Thanksgiving 2012 edition

Happy Thanksgiving! If you have room for culture amid the turkey and stuffing, check out “The Summer of Daisy May” at the new Marietta Theatre (for laughs) or “Wolves” at Actor’s Express (for chill bumps). The holiday show season accelerates with “Aurora’s Christmas Canteen 2012,” the Alliance’s “A Christmas Carol,” “Nuncrackers” at OnStage Atlanta and “The Santaland Diaries” at Horizon.

Read More

This weekend's best bets: Nov. 15

If we could see one thing this weekend, it’d be “Wolves” at Actor’s Express. Also high on the list: the ASO and Beethoven’s Fifth, “Titus Clown!” by Out of Hand Theater and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” at the Center for Puppetry Arts. Last chance: “Two Drink Minimum” at Theatrical Outfit.

Read More