Atlanta Georgia


Theaters

 

From outdoor theatre and cutting edge productions to side splitting shows and Broadway-style musicals, Atlanta's theatre scene offers a diverse set of venues to choose from. Enjoy moonlit music and dinner performances at outdoor theatres like the Chastain Park Amphitheater or Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Get lost in the magic of a dinner and comedy show in Atlanta at Agatha's - A Taste of Mystery. Or enjoy the best of Broadway at Atlanta's very own Fox Theatre, presenting shows by Broadway in Atlanta and Theater of the Stars. There are so many Atlanta theatres to choose from... so many shows to see!

Explore some of Atlanta's best theatres and live venues by neighborhood below so you can be front row when Atlanta theatre comes alive!

Downtown Midtown Buckhead East Side Other

 

Downtown:

Agatha's - A Taste of Mystery
Agatha's is a comedy murder mystery dinner theater with audience participation. All shows are original comedy murder mystery plays that take place in the dining room between the courses of the meal. Agatha's serves a five course meal which is appetizers, soup, salad, choice of entree' and dessert

Atlanta Shakespeare Company
New American Shakespeare Tavern is a riveting rendition of dinner theatre. Performing comedic interpretations and long-loved favorites of Shakespeare's plays, the Tavern also offers full meals, snacks and an array of beverages.

Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center
Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center, with the largest stage in the Southeast, has played host to some of the world's most highly anticipated Broadway productions, concerts, stage plays, operas and other events and meetings.

Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University
Rialto Center for the Arts, located at Georgia State University, hosts world-renowned performers. An 833-seat venue, the Rialto presents jazz, international music and local talents. It is also home to many contemporary dance and cabaret shows.

Tabernacle
Opened in 1910 as The Broughton Tabernacle, Dr. Leonard Gaston Broughton started the Georgia Baptist Medical Center and Nursing School, which began as the Tabernacle Infirmary with three beds. Later, the Third Baptist Church took up residence before leaving in the mid-1980s and the building lay vacant until the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, when it was converted into a House of Blues club. After the Olympics, the building continues to operate as a music venue.

Theatrical Outfit
Atlanta's third oldest professional theatre company, Theatrical Outfit is a professional acting organization performing multi-genre plays.

Midtown:

Actor's Express King Plow Arts Center
Actor's Express Theatre, founded in 1988, is continually lauded for its cutting-edge productions. Dedicated to enhancing Atlanta's acting community, AE offers workshops and classes for all ability levels. Through its daring plays, AE has brought Atlanta into the spotlight of live performance.

Alliance Theatre
Part of the Woodruff Arts Center, the Alliance Theatre is one of the largest regional theaters in the nation. Serving a diverse audience, the Alliance has produced more than 50 world premieres bringing the world's best talents to Atlanta.

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Part of the Woodruff Arts Center, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and its recordings have earned international acclaim with 27 Grammy Awards. If you want to listen to the divinity of the ASO under the stars, visit the new Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, located just north of Atlanta.

Broadway in Atlanta
Broadway in Atlanta brings the best of Broadway to Atlanta. Broadway Across America season is presented at The Fox Theatre. Individual tickets and special group rates are available.

Center For Puppetry Arts
As the largest organization in North America dedicated to the art of puppetry, the Center for Puppetry Arts features the nation's largest interactive museum, Puppets: The Power of Wonder. Weekly performances include a fun family series and New Directions for adults.

Center Stage Theater
Situated in the heart of Midtown on 17th St. and West Peachtree Street, Center Stage Theater has become an icon in the Atlanta music and performing arts community. Center Stage is a multi-purpose venue where every seat is a winner with premier sound and lighting, cozy lounge area, and prime location in Midtown.

Fox Theatre, The
|Designed in the late 1920s, this opulent, historic landmark was originally the Yaarab temple Shrine Mosque. Today, The Fox Theatre presents shows by Broadway in Atlanta and Theater of the Stars, as well as a summer movie series. It is also home to the Atlanta Ballet's premier, annual performance of "The Nutcracker."

Buckhead:

The Buckhead Theatre
With a facade (and name) reminiscent of its early 20th century beginnings as a movie theater, combined with state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems and a 10 foot LED marquee, The Buckhead Theatre is the perfect combination of classic and hip.

Chastain Park Amphitheatre
For amazing music in the great outdoors, visit Chastain Park Amphitheatre, where the moonlit dinner performances featuring big music stars make for a great date night.

East Side:

7 Stages Theatre
7 Stages is a theatre company committed to educating and engaging audiences about current social topics. In addition to producing its own works, 7 Stages is also home to local dance and acting groups without a permanent facility.

Dad's Garage Theatre Company
Dad's Garage Theatre Co. is the cornerstone of Atlanta's improvisational comedy scene. Founded in 1994, Dad's Garage features both original scripted plays and musicals as well as multiple improvised shows. Customized workshops are also available for actors of all ability levels.

Other:

Atlanta Lyric Theatre
Atlanta Lyric Theatre is Atlanta's only local, professional theatre company exclusively producing a full season of big, Broadway-style musicals, featuring the best local talent. Now in our 31st anniversary season, all performances take place in the beautifully restored Earl Smith Strand Theatre ($4.5 M renovation) located on Marietta's Historic Square.

The Atlanta Opera
The Atlanta Opera offers four main stage productions seasonally, in addition to pre-opera lectures, student matinees and more. Atlanta Ballet is the oldest professional dance company in America. Performances combine contemporary and traditional with classic ballets and new choreography. Both companies perform at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is one of Atlanta's premier performing arts venues. The Centre is home to The Atlanta Opera, Atlanta Ballet and Atlanta Broadway Series, as well as many concerts and comedians.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre
A professional theatre that provides first class productions & educational opportunities to the community, Georgia Ensemble Theatre is located in the Roswell Cultural Arts Center.


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