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Things to do in Atlanta this weekend: Performing arts | April 13-20


Get the gospel truth straight from the source when “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story” opens at the Alliance Theatre this week. Check out our preview of the gospel singer's musical life story.


“Into the Woods.” Through April 17. $30-$65. Aurora Theatre, 136 W. Pike St., Lawrenceville. www.auroratheatre.comRead our review of the show here.

“Hail Mary.” Through April 17. $15-$30. Stage Door Players, North DeKalb Cultural Arts Center, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-1726, www.stagedoorplayers.net.

“Carousel." Through April 10. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays; 2:30 p.m. April 3 and 10. $30-$35. The Inn Meadow at Serenbe, 10950 Hutcheson Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills. 770-463-1110, www.serenbeplayhouse.com. Read our review here.

“Ethel.” Through April 17. $20-$39. Alliance Theatre’s Hertz Stage, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. alliancetheatre.orgRead our review of the show here.

“Serial Black Face.” Previews March 31, April 1; opens April 2 and runs through April 24. $20-$43. Actor’s Express at the King Plow Arts Center, 887 West Marietta St. N.W., Suite J-107, Atlanta. www.actors-express.comRead our preview of the play, which is set against the backdrop of the Atlanta child murders of the late '70s and early '80s.

“Sex With Strangers.” Through May 1. $25-$35. Horizon Theatre Company, 1083 Austin Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.horizontheatre.com.

“Beyond Reasonable Doubt: The Troy Davis Project.” Through May 1. $20-$48. Synchronicity Theatre, 1545 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. synchrotheatre.comRead our preview of the show here.

“Beauty & the Beast." Through May 22. $20.50 Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. www.puppet.org.

“Nobody.” Through April 24. $17-$20. Academy Theatre at Hapeville Performing Arts Center, 599 North Central Ave., Atlanta. www.academytheatre.org.

“Hot L Baltimore.” Through April 23. $15-$18. Live Arts Theatre, Belfry Playhouse (inside Norcross Presbyterian Church), 3324 Medlock Bridge Road, Norcross. liveartstheatre.org.

“Dreamgirls.” Presented by Atlanta Lyric Theatre. Through April 24. $38-$58. Anderson Theatre, Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Parkway S.E., Marietta. atlantalyrictheatre.com.

“Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story.” April 13-May 15. $15-$75. Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.alliancetheatre.org. Read our preview of the show here.

Emory Dance Company. 8 p.m. April 14. $8-$10. Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 North Decatur Road N.E., Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

“The Light in the Piazza.” April 14-May 15. $10-$50. Theatrical Outfit, the Balzer Theater at Herren’s, 84 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. www.theatricaloutfit.org.

“Red-Eye to Havre de Grace.” Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental and musical duo Wilhelm Bros. & Co. present a musical that follows Edgar Allan Poe in his mysterious last days.  April 14-16. $22-$35. Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech, 350 Ferst Drive N.W., Atlanta. ferstcenter.org. Read our preview of the show here.

“Little Shop of Horrors.” Presented by Page One Studios of Roswell. April 14-17. $15. Canton Theatre, 171 E Main St., Canton. www.cantontheatre.com.

“A Walk in the Woods.” April 14-16. $20. Northside United Methodist Church, 2799 Northside Drive N.W., Atlanta. drama.northsideumc.org.

Emory Dance Company. April 14-16. $10. Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road N.E., Atlanta. arts.emory.edu. 

Kathy Griffin. 8 p.m. April 15. $50-$95.  Symphony Hall, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.atlantasymphony.org.

“Mary Poppins.” Presented by the Theatre Project at MHAC. April 15-17. $8. Mable House Amphitheatre, 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton. www.mablehouse.org.

“Our Town.” Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre classic. April 15-May 1. $15; $12 in advance; $10 children and senior citizens. New London Theatre, 2338 Henry Clower Blvd., Snellville. 770-559-1484, www.NewLondonTheatre.org.

“Moon Over Buffalo.” April 15-30. $15-$23. Act3 Playhouse, 6285 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 770-241-1905, act3productions.org.

“Into the Woods.” April 15-May 8. $15-$40. The Legacy Theatre, 1175 Senoia Road, Tyrone. www.thelegacytheatre.org.

Kennesaw State University Dance Festival. 5 p.m. April 16. $10. Kennesaw State University’s Stillwell Theatre, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw. arts.kennesaw.edu.

Neil deGrasse Tyson. 7:30 p.m. April 20. $50-$100. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 855-285-8499, www.FoxTheatre.org.

“Disney on Ice Presents ‘Frozen’.” April 20-24. $25-$95. Infinite Energy Arena, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. www.infiniteenergycenter.com.

 

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