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Alliance Stage Series Presented by The Coca-Cola Company

Wed, Sep 2 to Sun, Sep 20

A powerful American drama exploring the beauty and danger of being a free spirit in a closed system.

World Premiere
Wed, Sep 30 to Sun, Oct 18

Star students and squabbling siblings Albert and Jennifer Chen used to represent the pinnacle of adolescent achievement. But when it comes to adulthood, they’re epic failures, and set out on a journey to discover their true heritage. Traveling from California to China, Tiger Style! embraces the inner slacker and the outer tiger parent in all of us.

Wed, Jan 27 to Sun, Feb 14

Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Disgraced tells the story of Amir Kapoor, a successful lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his Muslim roots. Cultures collide and a friendly dinner conversation quickly explodes into something far deeper and more dangerous. One of the most provocative conversation starters on religion and identity in American theater today.

World Premiere Musical
Wed, Apr 13 to Sun, May 15

From the director of Motown the Musical comes the heart-warming and hilarious story of BeBe and CeCe Winans, youngest siblings of the Winans family dynasty. After becoming stars on Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker’s Praise the Lord Network, BeBe must learn to balance his desire for success with his true calling. A new American musical starring a new generation of Winans singers.

Hertz Stage Series presented by Turner

Fri, Sep 18 to Sun, Oct 11

A Steady Rain is a harrowing and intimate story of two Chicago policemen pushing their moral boundaries to the breaking point. Sharing a squad car, Joey and Denny bond together against an increasingly violent and deeply troubling inner city. A scorching drama with haunting performances and edge-of-your-seat dramatic tension, directed by Jeff Perry of Scandal.

World Premiere Kendeda Winner
Sat, Feb 13 to Sun, Mar 6

A smart and funny look at work, love and get rich quick tech start-ups. This award-winning play questions how we live, how we educate our children, and our core values around technology.

Fri, Mar 25 to Sun, Apr 17

Ethel is a glimpse into the magnificent and very complicated life of legendary stage and film star Ethel Waters. Atlanta’s own Terry Burrell brings this amazing performer to life in a one woman play with music, band, and the larger than life wit of Ethel Waters.

Family Series presented by Delta

Wed, May 27 to Sun, Jun 28

Trixie, Daddy, and Knuffle Bunny take a trip to the Laundromat. But the adventure takes a dramatic turn when Trixie realizes somebunny was left behind. Using live actors and beautiful projections, this play tells a true-to-life tale about what happens when Daddy's in charge and things go terribly, hilariously wrong.

World Premiere
Fri, Oct 30 to Sun, Nov 8

Take a trip back to the time before Instagram and ear buds when friendship could build a bridge to freedom. This play was especially written for middle schoolers and their families by Alliance Playwright in Residence Pearl Cleage, in her first show for young audiences.

Sat, Mar 5 to Sun, Mar 20

Based on the beloved novel, this magical production portrays the adventures of four siblings through the wardrobe and into the land of Narnia. C.S. Lewis's classic of love, faith, courage, and giving, with its triumph of good over evil, is one of the most-enjoyed stories of our time.

Holiday

World Premiere
Fri, Nov 27 to Sat, Dec 19

When Santa destabilizes the world economy and global warming almost kills Frosty, Scrooge must team up with the unlikeliest Christmas hero...a lonely, single dad.

Thu, Nov 19 to Thu, Dec 24

Join the Alliance Theatre for one of Atlanta’s most treasured holiday traditions. On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by ghosts offering him a chance at a better future. With an all-Atlanta cast and beautiful live music, this Broadway-scale production will warm your heart whether you’re coming again or for the first time.

Theatre for the Very Young

Fri, May 29 to Sun, May 31

The Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and High Museum of Art are thrilled to present the second annual Toddler Takeover: an arts festival for the very young! The Takeover is May 29–31, 2015 at the Woodruff Arts Center. This one-of-a-kind experience for children from 0–5 years old will feature performances of six original productions from Alliance Theatre for the Very Young, the return of Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Music for the Very Young, stroller tours and art-making at the High Museum of Art.

Theatre for the Very Young
Sat, Jun 6 to Sun, Aug 2

An "underwater" playscape designed for children 0–2 years old. Join us for this one-of-a-kind experience as you and your toddler meet some friendly sea creatures, explore the textures of the coral reef, and discover the fun and adventure that awaits you under the sea. Interact with original music, join a playful school of fish, and come spash with us this summer. This safe, interactive, and creative environment will engage all of the senses and introduce babies to the joy of theatre and the wonder of the ocean.

Theatre for the Very Young
Wed, Oct 21 to Sun, Nov 15

Based on Mo Willems’ beloved CAT the CAT seriesthis play explores the often terrifying experience of making a new friend. Using the rhyming and simple language of the books, this theatrical experience will invite our young audience to identify Cat the Cat’s parade of animal friends, mimic their animal sounds, and even learn a new language! When Cat the Cat meets a newcomer on the scene, the audience shares in the nerves and the joy of the experience, and ultimately makes a room full of new friends themselves. Come play the play with Cat the Cat!

 

 

Theatre for the Very Young
Tue, Jan 12 to Sun, Feb 14

Near a majestic mountain in a vast jungle with many mango trees, it has not rained for weeks and weeks. The village well and pond are dry. Monkey and his friends look everywhere for water, but they have no luck. And then Monkey remembers a story his mama used to tell him, a story about how peacocks can make it rain by dancing. Join Monkey on his journey and together, we can discover if this magical story is true. Filled with traditional Indian music and dancing, this charming retelling of a classic Indian folktale promises to engage the senses and inspire the imagination. 

Theatre for the Very Young
Tue, Mar 8 to Sun, Apr 3

An interactive adventure based on a famous Mexican folktale about a time when El Sol, (the Sun), disappeared from the sky. Young ones and their caregivers will help the tenacious Lizard find the sleepy El Sol and finally coax him out of his hiding place. Colorful puppets and bright Mexican inspired music and dance will lead everyone along in this tropical tale that promises to culminate in a grand festival to celebrate sunshine and friendship and all the joy that life can bring!

Previously This Season

A Christmas Carol Family Series November 21, 2014 to December 24, 2014
Antigone, Presented by the Girls of St. Catherine's Education Performances April 30, 2015 to May 9, 2015
Blues for an Alabama Sky Alliance Stage Series April 15, 2015 to May 10, 2015
Bull Durham Alliance Stage Series September 3, 2014 to October 5, 2014
Courage Family Series November 3, 2014
Edward Foote Hertz Stage Series March 27, 2015 to April 19, 2015
It's a Wonderful Laugh Holiday November 28, 2014 to December 20, 2014
James and the Giant Peach Family Series March 14, 2015 to March 29, 2015
Little Raindrop Songs Theatre for the Very Young October 16, 2014 to November 8, 2014
Native Guard Hertz Stage Series September 26, 2014 to October 19, 2014
Roob and Noob Theatre for the Very Young March 9, 2015 to April 4, 2015
Steel Magnolias Alliance Stage Series October 22, 2014 to November 9, 2014
The C.A. Lyons Project Hertz Stage Series February 13, 2015 to March 8, 2015
The Lizard & El Sol Theatre for the Very Young January 12, 2015 to February 7, 2015
Tuck Everlasting Alliance Stage Series January 21, 2015 to February 22, 2015

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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

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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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