A roundup of spring theatre, arts and music
Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of Temptations
from March 8 to 13
The electrifying new Broadway hit musical follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an incredible 42 Top Ten Hits with 14 reaching number one.Buy your tickets at foxtheatre.org.
A chorus line
Springs City Theater
from March 11 to 27
A Chorus Line is a stunning musical concept capturing the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition. Exploring the inner lives and bittersweet ambitions of professional Broadway performers, the show features one powerful number after another. Buy your tickets at cityspringstheatre.com.
Bina’s 6 apples
from March 11 to 27
Bina’s family grows the best apples in all of Korea. But when war forces her to flee her home, Bina finds herself alone in the world with only six precious apples to her name. Can these meager possessions help him find his family? Buy your tickets at alliancetheatre.org.
The last time we flew
From March 17 to April 2
After stealing the only copy of “Angels in America” from his local library, teenage misfit Paul locks himself in the bathroom and begins reading the historical play. He soon discovers that his life and the lives of those around him in his small Kansas suburb are about to take off, and during one seemingly ordinary day, extraordinary things begin to happen. Buy your tickets at outfronttheatre.com.
The Legacy of Light
Theater of Synchronicity
From March 18 to April 10
Two female scientists from different worlds – France in the 1700s and New Jersey today – share the common bonds of motherhood, ambition, poise and love. This relevant and contemporary comedy takes us through the science of planets, dark matter, philosophy and fertility, while exploring what women bring to the worlds of science and family. Buy your tickets on synchrotheatre.com.
I AM ATL Woman
from March 25 to 27
“I AM ATL Woman” is Giwayen Mata’s first performance work dedicated to the lived experiences of our Atlanta native company members and audience members, who in addition to being southern women, also grew up in families with significant African diasporic identities.Buy your tickets on 7stages.org.
What is not said, love
From March 25 to August 14
This exhibition, featuring contemporary artwork from 1987 to 2021, addresses the various ways in which the most important thing in life – love – is expressed. Buy your tickets on high.org.
From March 26 to April 17
In 1905 New York, an independent woman creates beautiful lingerie for clients ranging from Upper East Side white society gurus to Tenderloin prostitutes. As she works towards her dream of opening a beauty salon for black women, she earns the trust, respect, and friendship of her various clients. And when she enters into a romantic correspondence with a mysterious pen pal, her quest for empowerment and self-realization takes unexpected turns. Buy your tickets on Actors-Express.com.
Bottom up! Drag Brunch with Roxxxy Andrews
Enjoy this boozy drag brunch with special guest Roxxxy Andrews from “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars,” hosted by Wussy Mag. Buy your tickets on citywinery.com.
Tribute concert to Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
The Grand Theater
In honor of the Booth Museum’s Kenny Rogers exhibit, they will host a Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers tribute concert featuring Legends in Concert Las Vegas member Dave Karl as Kenny and Karen Hester, who recently won ‘Clash of the Cover Bands’. like Dolly. Buy your tickets at boothmuseum.org and thegrandtheatre.org.
City Springs Byers Theater
This exciting Rubyversary show will feature some of the favorite songs the Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus have performed over the past 40 years. Buy your tickets at voicesoftnote.org.
White as snow
Atlanta Ballet 2 at Gas South Theater
from April 15 to 17
Magic Mirror on the wall, what enchanting magical ballet will delight everyone? In this hour-long ballet version of Snow White choreographed by Bruce Wells, audiences will delight in following the young heroine and her prince as they foil the plans of the Evil Queen. Buy your tickets at atlantaballet.com.
Todrick Hall: The Women’s Tour
Atlanta Symphony Hall
Multi-talented LGBTQ icon Todrick Hall is bringing his international tour to Atlanta.Buy your tickets at todrickhall.com.
BenDeLaCreme is… READY TO ENGAGE
Variety theater house
“RuPaul’s Drag Race” icon BenDeLaCreme comes to Atlanta on her spring tour with this queen-like extravaganza that blends slapstick, comedy and original music with her signature Terminally Delightful charm.Buy your tickets on bendelacreme.com.
AWC finds its home
Grace United Methodist Church
The Atlanta Women’s Chorus will perform songs that speak to the concept of home, whether it’s where you grew up, where you live now, the people who matter most to you, your hometown, your chosen family, your paradise home, or your country.Buy your tickets at voicesoftnote.org.
Homos, or everyone in America
from May 5 to 21
“Love is love” – but is navigation less complicated today? Told through intertwining glimpses into the lives of an everyday couple unexpectedly confronted with a vicious crime, this play is a fearless, funny, and heart-on-sleeve examination of the moments that can bring two people together — or both. to separate. Buy your tickets at outfronttheatre.com.
from May 6 to June 12
By turns shocking, humorous and poignant, Roe mirrors the fierce Roe vs. Wade debate through the personal journey of “Jane Roe” herself. This historically sweeping piece by award-winning author Lisa Loomer is making headlines for revealing the twists and turns of Roe’s incredible true story in the years since the fateful decision. Buy your tickets on horizontheatre.com.
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in concert
Atlanta Symphony Hall
May 6 to 7
Join the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for the ultimate cinematic experience as the film is projected onto a 40-foot screen as the symphony orchestra performs music from the film live. Buy your tickets on aso.org.
from May 12 to June 12
“Bootycandy” is a bold series of subversive vignettes that explore what it means to grow up gay and black in America. Buy your tickets on Actors-Express.com.
From May 25 to June 26
Inspired by the iconic and beloved 1983 Paramount Pictures film, “Trading Places” is a hilarious, contemporary musical reimagining of the fable of the prince and the pauper. Billie Rae Valentine, a savvy hustler, and Louis Winthorpe III, director of a commodities trading company, have their lives deliberately altered by the devious Duke brothers to settle a small bet in a scandalous debate between nature and nurture. Buy your tickets at alliancetheatre.org.
Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theater
From June 14 to July 10
Fannie Lou Hamer was the baby of her family, which was a sharecropper with 19 children before her. After working on plantations for most of her adult life, she joined the civil rights movement. Three years after participating in a rally, she co-founded a new political party to defend black voting rights. Buy your tickets at truecolorstheatre.org.