• Now showing

    Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Alliance Theatre world premiere of Blues for an Alabama Sky by Atlanta's own Pearl Cleage, on the Alliance Stage now–May 10.
  • Our next season is next level

    Five world premieres. BeBe Winans. Pearl Cleage. A Pulitzer winner. Dad's Garage. C.S. Lewis. Two Alliance/Kendeda competition winners. It's all happening in our 2015/16 Season, and it's all available right now as part of a Season Ticket package.
  • Teen Ensemble + Madhuri Shekar

    What happens when you combine the ArtsVibe Teen Ensemble with an Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition winner? You get a contemporary take on a classical work, told in a meaningful way for today's high schoolers. See it on the Hertz Stage April 30–May 9.
  • The party of the year

    Join us on May 16 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead as we honor Margaret and Bob Reiser and raise money for our educational and artistic programs. Plus, there will be a special performance by Broadway star Caissie Levy!

Celebrate Pearl Cleage

Join us this spring as we celebrate Pearl Cleage and the 20th anniversary of our world premiere staging of Blues for an Alabama Sky. The star in this sky? Crystal Fox (you definitely remember her from Pearl Cleage's What I Learned in Paris).

Blues for an Alabama Sky is on the Alliance Stage now–May 10.

Crystal Fox stars in Sky

Crystal Fox—who earned raves as Evie in What I Learned in Paris—returns to the Alliance Stage to play Angel in Pearl Cleage's Blues for an Alabama Sky. See her and the rest of the amazing cast now–May 10.

Mo Willems's Knuffle Bunny—on stage

Based on his beloved Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, six-time Emmy Award-winner Mo Willems joins Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Silversher to lovingly celebrate the heart and heartache of toddler drama.

The party of the year

On May 16, we honor Margaret and Bob Reiser and enjoy a performance by Broadway star Caissie Levy (Ghost the MusicalHairLes Misérables) as we raise money for our educational and artistic programs. It will be unmissable!

Classical theatre reimagined

Madhuri Shekar (In Love and Warcraft) reimagines Antigone for today's high schoolers—and it's being performed and produced by our ArtsVibe teen ensemble on the Hertz Stage. See this contemporary spin from April 30–May 9.

What's new?

Alliance Theatre announces the projects chosen for its 2nd annual Reiser Atlanta Artists Lab. Learn more.

The Woodruff Arts Center has received a $6.6 million grant from the Lettie Pate Evans Foundation to support family programming at the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art.  Learn more.

The Woodruff Arts Center has received a transformative $38 million grant from the Woodruff Foundation. Funds will support a complete renovation of the Alliance Stage. Learn more.

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The Woodruff Arts Center Launches $100 Million Transformation Campaign

Featuring new & developing work by Nichole Palmietto, Mark Kendall, and Haddon Kime

TVY Grant

The Woodruff Arts Center announced today that it has a received a $6.6 million grant to support ‘Art From The Start’, a new program designed to provide families and students greater access to the Arts Center’s art and arts education work.


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