Theatre Review: ‘Too Heavy for Your Pocket’ at The Alliance

Theatre Review: ‘Too Heavy for Your Pocket’ at The Alliance

By Manning Harris I always look forward to seeing the winner of the annual Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, and this year it’s “Too Heavy for Your Pocket,” by Jiréh Breon Holder. The show runs at Alliance Theatre’s Hertz Stage through Feb. 26. Celise Kalke, the theatre’s Director of New Projects, coordinates the Kendeda Competition […]

Broadway blockbuster ‘Hamilton’ coming to Atlanta in 2018

Broadway blockbuster ‘Hamilton’ coming to Atlanta in 2018

The award-winning, Broadway blockbuster “Hamilton” is coming to the Fox Theatre from May 22 through June 10, 2018 as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta series. To guarantee a ticket to the musical, you’ll need to buy a 2017/2018 subscription package, which went on sale this morning, starting at $249 for seven shows […]

Andy Warhol exhibition coming to the High this summer

Andy Warhol exhibition coming to the High this summer

The High Museum of Art will mount the exclusive exhibition  “Andy Warhol: Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation”  from June 11 through Sept. 3. According to the High, the comprehensive retrospective is the largest exhibition of its kind presented and features more than 250 prints and ephemera by Andy […]

Theatre Review: ‘Constellations’ at Horizon

Theatre Review: ‘Constellations’ at Horizon

By Manning Harris Horizon Theatre is presenting British playwright Nick Payne’s “Constellations,” a two-character 85 minute play, directed by Justin Anderson, running through Feb. 26. Mr. Anderson is one of Atlanta’s finest and most versatile directors, equally at home with smash musicals (Aurora and Theatrical Outfit’s “In the Heights”) and comedy/dramas such as Horizon’s “The […]

Battle of Atlanta painting moves to new Cyclorama

Battle of Atlanta painting moves to new Cyclorama

The historic Battle of Atlanta painting has been moved from its home in Grant Park to the new custom-built 23,000-square-foot Lloyd and Mary Ann Whitaker Cyclorama Building at the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. The transfer of one of the city’s rarest historic treasures, which debuted in 1886 and called the Grant Park facility home […]

Theatre Review: ‘Troubadour’ at The Alliance

Theatre Review: ‘Troubadour’ at The Alliance

By Manning Harris The Alliance Theatre’s world premiere musical “Troubadour” features a happy collaboration between Atlanta playwright Janece Shaffer (“The Geller Girls”) and composer and lyricist Kristian Bush, who partners with Jennifer Nettles as the country music duo Sugarland. Directed by Alliance artistic director Susan V. Booth, the show runs through Feb. 12. We’re in […]

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