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"EVITA" Set to Take Over the Fox Theatre This June

February 24th, 2014 -

When it comes to pure entertainment few Atlanta venues hold a candle to the Fox Theatre, as it is home to some of Broadway’s most celebrated and popular productions. This trend is set to continue this June when one of the most popular musicals touches down in Atlanta to wow the crowd. In case you don’t already know or haven’t guessed, said musical is the legendary EVITA and if the critical praise and numerous awards won are anything to go by, Atlanta residents are in for a real treat. To make this musical celebration even better, the early bird ticket prices have just gone on sale, so get yours now!


Atlanta Symphony Associates Announces Designers for 2014 Decorators' Show House & Gardens

February 21st, 2014 - Modern Southern design is something that truly envelops you and makes you feel at home while also adding a modern chic element to surroundings. This is something that this year’s list of designers for the 2014 Decorators’ Show House & Gardens know all to well. Presented by Atlanta Symphony Associates and benefiting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, this year’s project promises to bring an element of inspiring design that equally celebrates the city and the organization. Read on below to find out all about it as well as when the finished house will be open to the public for viewing. read more >>

"American Idiot" Musical Sets Atlanta Premiere Date

January 23rd, 2014 - When you combine one of the most successful and influential rock bands of all-time with the Broadway stage, you are bound to get an incredible experience as a result. That is exactly what’s in store for fans of the Green Day-inspired musical American Idiot as it finally sets its Atlanta premiere date for local residents to enjoy. One of the best things about this musical is that you don’t have to be familiar with Green Day’s music to enjoy American Idiot, but you’re definitely bound to be a converted fan once you leave the show. Get all the details below, including, dates and ticket information. Rock on! read more >>

"The Book of Mormon" Opens at the Fox Theatre

January 23rd, 2014 - When the winter temperatures are as brutal and unforgiving as the city of Atlanta has been experiencing as of late, it becomes quite easy to have the desire to tuck away comfortably in the place you call home, only leaving to go to work and not much else. Unfortunately, a bad case of cabin fever is bound to set in if you keep this practice up for longer than week. Why not brave the cold and take in a show at the Fox? The Book of Mormon, one of Broadway’s biggest hits is opening at the Fox Theatre next week and it’s definitely worth checking out. Besides, with all the singing and dancing you’ll be doing in the aisles, you’re bound to warm up in no time! read more >>

3rd Annual "Stars of Tomorrow" Competition to Crown Winner in February

January 22nd, 2014 - Andy Warhol once stated that “in the future everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.” With the increasing onslaught of television talent competitions, reality shows, viral videos and photo-dominated social sites, it appears as though he were quite right in his assessment. Our fair city of Atlanta is getting in on the phenomenon of discovering a star by announcing the 3rd annual Star of Tomorrow talent competition. If you are anxious to see a local spin on the fifteen minutes (or longer) of fame theory, be sure to read on and get all the details! read more >>

Broadway in Atlanta Unveils Full 2014-2015 Performance Schedule

January 20th, 2014 -

Just because Atlanta happens to be the heart of the upscale South doesn’t mean that there aren’t some luxuries that we envy from our northern counterparts, namely the musical theatre haven known as Broadway. However, if you are thoroughly engrossed in the local theatre scene you would know that Atlanta has a very worthy form of New York City’s Broadway in the form of Broadway in Atlanta, which has been entertaining residents for years. The Broadway in Atlanta performance line-up for the 2014-2015 season has just been announced and the productions gracing the Atlanta stage this year are definitely not to be missed. Find out what’s coming and where you can purchase your tickets below!


Fourth Annual Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Gala Announced

January 15th, 2014 - The City of Atlanta has many has many venues where you can see some of the best musicians around. However when it comes to classical music, nothing compares to the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. The musical contributions they have given the city through preserving music programs are endless, so when they announce the details of their annual fundraising gala, classical music lovers don’t hesitate to take notice, attend and dig into their pockets and give. Read on to find out about one of the biggest nights on the local classical music scene! read more >>

Just Announced: Janelle Monáe to Headline the 25th Annual Peach Drop

December 20th, 2013 -

What do you get when you combine one of Atlanta’s most popular and longest-running New Year’s Eve celebrations and one of the hottest artists in music today? Well, if you guessed a night filled with unforgettable performances courtesy of Janelle Monáe as she headlines the 25th annual Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta, then you’d be right! All you Atlanta residents who were on the fence about attending the Peach Drop this year just got an amazing reason to go because Ms. Monáe is one of the best live performers around. Find out who’s joining her on the main stage, as well as other acts for the evening. Happy New Year Atlanta!


The Best of Holiday Theatre in Atlanta

December 18th, 2013 -

Aside from the abundance of decorating, frantic shopping trips and loads of family and friends, one of the things that always signals that the holiday season is upon us are artistic presentations that celebrate the true meaning of the season. In this case, it happens to be local theatre and Atlanta has always been known to host a myriad of holiday presentations from local theatre outfits that are guaranteed to put even Ebenezer Scrooge himself in the holiday spirit. Whether you enjoy holiday plays for children, musicals to inspire sing-a-longs, comedies to tickle your holiday funny bone or those that offer an alternative take on classic stories, there is something playing in Atlanta for everyone. Take a look at the best bets for holiday entertainment, as well as where they are playing! Happy Holidays!


Holiday Season Events at Vinings Jubilee

November 19th, 2013 - As if planning for the influx of guests, menu decisions, shopping times and decoration landscapes weren’t enough, the holiday season also brings with it a plethora of local activities that are fun for the whole family. It may sound stressful, but that’s what the holidays are, stress-fueled fun! Well, Vinings Jubilee is at it again with their festive list of activities to make the season a memorable one. Be sure to check it out! read more >>
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