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What to do in Atlanta: Performing arts | Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Keep the Halloween spirit going with "The Sleepy Hollow Experience," "The Crucible," "The Ghastly Dreadfuls" and "Young Frankenstein."


“Informed Consent.” Deborah Zoe Laufer’s new play is about a genetic anthropologist whose research on a Native American tribe is motivated by personal issues. Through Nov. 8. $25-$30. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. N.E., Atlanta. Read our review of "Informed Consent" here.

The Sleepy Hollow Experience." Through Nov. 1. $25. Serenbe Playhouse, 10950 Hutchesons Ferry Road, Chattahoochee Hills. 770-463-1110,

"The Crucible." Through Nov. 1. $18-$39. Atlanta Shakespeare Company at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 

“The Ghastly Dreadfuls: Raising Spirits.” Through Oct. 31. $25. Ages 18 and up. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. Read our review of "The Ghastly Dreadfuls" here.

“Reefer Madness the Musical.” Through Nov. 1. $20. Oglethorpe University Theatre at Conant Performing Arts Center, 4484 Peachtree Road, Atlanta.

“Dracula.” Through Nov. 1. $10-$15. Newnan Theatre Company, 24 First Ave., Newnan.

“Grace and Glorie.” by Tom Ziegler. Through Nov. 1. $20; $17 in advance. Academy Theatre at Stockbridge Community Arts Center, 146 Burke St., Stockbridge.

Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein.” Musical based on the Mel Brooks comedy. Through Nov. 8. $38-$58. Atlanta Lyric Theatre at the Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway S.E., Marietta. Read our review of "Young Frankenstein" here.

“The 3 Little Pigs & More.” Through Nov. 8. $16.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta.

“Fetch Clay, Make Man.” Presented by True Colors Theatre Company. Through Nov. 2. $20-$50. Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road, Atlanta. 877-725-8849, Read about "Fetch Clay Make Man" director Eric Little here.

“The Thrush & the Woodpecker.” Through Nov. 15. $21.60- $43.20. Actor’s Express, 887 W. Marietta St., Atlanta.

Margaret Cho. 8 p.m. Oct. 29. $29.50-$49.50. Tabernacle, 152 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta. Read our interview with Margaret Cho here.

“De Cachetito Raspado (Cheek to Stubbled Cheek).” Presented by Bent Frequency & PromoMusica International. 8 p.m. Oct. 29. Free. Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St. N.W., Atlanta. 461-312-0371, Read more about Bent Frequency here.

“ThanksKilling the Musical.” Oct. 29-Nov. 28. $10.50-$22.50. 7 Stages Theatre, 1105 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta.

“Tell Me My Dream.” Written by Pearl Cleage especially for middle schoolers. Oct. 31-Nov. 8. $15-$25. Alliance Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta.

“Chattrapati Shivaji – Great Indian Hero.” 2:30 p.m. Oct. 31. $12- $27. Infinite Energy Theater, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth.

So You Think You Can Dance. 8 p.m. Oct. 31. $42-$62. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta.

"The Reluctant Dragon." Presented by Birmingham Children’s Theatre. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nov. 1. $10-$15. Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody.

“Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella.” Nov. 3-8. $30-$135. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta.

“Letters From The Front.” Nov. 4-Dec. 6. $20-$35. Theatre in the Square, 11 Whitlock Ave, Marietta.

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