Theatre Review: ‘Grease’ at Serenbe Playhouse

Theatre Review: ‘Grease’ at Serenbe Playhouse

By Manning Harris Serenbe Playhouse is starting its 2017 season with the legendary musical “Grease,” which will run through April 16. It’s hard to believe that this show opened on Broadway in 1972—45 years ago; I believe that’s long enough to qualify as a legend. It became the longest running Broadway show, although its record […]

Festivals in Bloom: Art, music on the way in April

Festivals in Bloom: Art, music on the way in April

By Kathy Dean and Collin Kelley Festival on Ponce The spring version of the festival will be held April 1-2 in Olmsted Linear Park along Ponce de Leon Avenue. Visitors will enjoy fine art and crafts, folk and “outsider art” from more than 125 artisans, a children’s area and a line-up of some of Intown’s favorite […]

Grady High student’s play hits the right notes at Georgia theaters

Grady High student’s play hits the right notes at Georgia theaters

By Clare S. Richie A 15-year-old goes to the grocery store to pick up a few items for her mother and reluctantly interacts with a meddling adult store clerk. This outing would appear mundane on the surface, but was internally troubling to Clarissa Mullig – Grady High School’s STAR student and award-winning writer. Retelling the […]

Theatre Review: ‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’ at Actor’s Express

Theatre Review: ‘The Legend of Georgia McBride’ at Actor’s Express

By Manning Harris For a sheer rollicking great time, Actor’s Express’ brilliant comedy “The Legend of Georgia McBride” has set the gold standard for the year. I haven’t had such a fun time in a theatre in ages; it works on all cylinders; it runs through April 16 and is not to be missed. Express […]

Atlanta Film Festival kicks off March 24

Atlanta Film Festival kicks off March 24

The Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) kicks off Friday, March 24, and continues through April 2 with a line-up of 163 movies. Of the record-breaking 6,000+ film submissions for the 2017 festival, the final selections include 47 feature length films, 116 short films and 28 creative media presentations, which consist of music videos, virtual reality and […]

Theatre Review: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at Aurora

Theatre Review: ‘The Bridges of Madison County’ at Aurora

By Manning Harris Aurora Theatre is presenting the musical version of Robert James Waller’s novel “The Bridges of Madison County,” with a book by Marsha Norman; music, lyrics, and orchestration by Jason Robert Brown; directed by Justin Anderson. It will run through April 16. I’m sure most are aware there was a film version in […]

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