Theatre

REVIEW:Too Heavy For Your Pocket

This is the last week to catch “Too Heavy for Your Pocket” at the Alliance Theatre, so don’t miss your chance to say that you saw it here before it heads to New York for a production at the Roundabout Theatre next season. This play is the winner of the annual Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Competition and playwright Jireh Breon...

REVIEW: Big Fish at Theatrical Outfit

Your December schedule may be packed, but Atlanta theater fans should make time to check out a performance of “Big Fish” at Theatrical Outfit. Running through December 18, this musical based on the 2003 movie (and the 1998 novel) is a funny, uplifting story delivered by a solid cast. If the man in your life is resistant to the appeal...

Watch: Tampa Bay Comedians Shine in the National Spotlight

Cigar City Comedy has been a leader in the Tampa Bay Comedy scene for years.  They’ve wrangled together some of the most talented local comedians the area has to offer.  Many of the crew has taken the stage of the main rooms of the Tampa Improv and Side Splitters and for two members, their hard-work and dedication has finally paid off in...

REVIEW: Evil Dead The Musical

Atlanta theater is full of surprises. Sometimes the big budget productions can fall flat, while a smaller scale musical can provide an awesome afternoon of laughs. The recent production of Evil Dead The Musical at Out of Box Theatre in Marietta was a goofy blast of fun backed up by some performers with killer pipes. For the unfamiliar, the Evil...

REVIEW: The Sleepy Hollow Experience

With Atlanta’s temperatures determined to stay in the 80s throughout October this year, you might find it difficult to get into the Halloween spirit, but there’s still time to check out The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Serenbe Playhouse.The performances run through November 6, with additional late shows added on Friday and Saturday...

REVIEW: A Chorus Line at Atlanta Lyric

For fans of classic Broadway-style dancing, A Chorus Line is at the top of the list of most iconic musicals. The Atlanta Lyric Theatre is the city’s only theater company that focuses exclusively on musical productions, and it has assembled a really solid cast with deep talent for this production. Nathan Lubeck does double-duty, as the...

REVIEW: Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Taking on the musical version of the film Priscilla Queen of the Desert as a brand new theater company is extremely ambitious. The production requires a large collection of outlandish costumes and wigs, the three main characters must be men who can stomp the stage convincingly in heels, and everyone has to step up to an Australian accent. The...