March 28-April 14 “Angry Fags,” uncompromising Oscar Wilde-meets-Fight Club fantasia about how good ideas go bad in a world premiere by Topher Payne.
1105 Euclid Ave., Atl. 404/523-7647. 7stages.org
March 8-24 “Six Degrees of Separation,” a con man insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple with unexpected results. Shows at 8 PM Fri.-Sat., 2 PM Sun. at Alpharetta Presbyterian Church, 180 Academy St., Alpharetta. 770/663-8989. act1theater.com
April 12-28 “Big Fish,” charming musical about a father’s epic tales. Shows at 8 PM Thurs.-Sat., 3 PM Sun.
6285-R Roswell Road NE, Sandy Springs Plaza. 770/241-1905. act3productions.org
March 23-April 28 “Falsettos,” landmark musical about how we love, live and grow. Previews: March 21-22. June 1-23 “Jump,” journey of self-discovery. Previews: May 30-31.
Shows at 8 PM Wed.-Sat., 2 PM Sun. 887 W. Marietta St., Atl. 404/607-7469. actors-express.com
March 20-April 14 “Angry, Raucous and Shamelessly Gorgeous,” explores the political landscape with wry humor, and a true believer’s heart. 14+ May 1-26 “Ride the Cyclone,” original new musical that’s part comedy, part tragedy and wholly unexpected. 13+
Hertz Series Through March 10 “Goodnight, Tyler.” A young black man haunts his best friend as others quibble over his legacy, seeking common ground. 14+ April 5-28 “Approval Junkie,” witty and candid one-woman show by comedienne/journalist Faith Salie. 18+
Family March 9-April 14 “The Wizard of Oz,” magical production of the timeless story with iconic songs. Grades K-12th.
Theatre for the Very Young March 9-April 7 “Gimme Please!,” a play about friendship. Newborn-5.
April 24 Santana April 25 Jimmy Buffet May 11 Bryan Adams May 16 Chris Young June 6 Florence and the Machine July 10 Train, Goo Goo Dolls July 12 Luke Combs July 23 Dave Matthews Band
2200 Encore Pkwy., Alpharetta. livenation.com
ART STATION THEATRE
May 2-19 “Love & Money,” a wealthy widow’s plans to donate her worldly goods hits a snag in an incisive and hysterical portrait of the trials of class, family, legacy, race and the power of a good story.
5384 Manor Dr., Stone Mountain Village. 770/469-1105. artstation.org
Feb. 22-23 “La Sylphide,” magical story of forbidden love and heartbreak set in the ethereal Scottish Highlands, staged at Cobb Energy Centre, 8 PM Fri. & Sat. Feb. 23-24 Atlanta Ballet 2: “Beauty & The Beast,” enchanting tale staged in a one-hour production for ages 12 & under at Cobb Energy Centre, 2 PM Sat. & Sun. March 22-24 “Look / Don’t Touch,” the playful side of dance, at Cobb Energy Centre, 8 PM Fri.-Sat. & 2 PM Sat.-Sun. April 12-13 “Return to a Strange Land” & “The Premiere” at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center at City Springs, 8 PM Fri. & Sat. April 13-14 Atlanta Ballet 2: “Beauty & The Beast,” enchanting tale staged in a one-hour production for ages 12 & under at City Springs, 2 PM Sat. & Sun. May 10-12 Director’s Choice at Cobb Energy Centre, 8 PM Fri.-Sat. & 2 PM Sat.-Sun.
April 12-28 “Singin’ in the Rain,” hilarious situations, snappy dialogue and a hit-parade score.
Shows at 8 PM Thurs.-Sat, 2 PM Sat.-Sun. at Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Cobb Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta. 404/377-9948. atlantalyric.com
March 2, 5, 8, 10 “Eugene Onegin.” Beautiful Russian opera explores the theme of love lost when a brash young man makes bold mistakes. April 27 & 30, May 3 & 5 “La Traviata,” Verdi’s grand opera tells the story of Violetta, who trades in her coquettish lifestyle for love, but then must sacrifice that love for family.
Staged at Cobb Energy Centre at 8 PM Fri.-Sat., 7:30 PM Tues., 3 PM Sun. 2800 Cobb Galleria Pkwy., Atl. Mangia! pre-show dining offered before each mainstage performance on the Mezzanine level.
The Discoveries Series March 28-31 Astor Piazzolla’s tango opera “Maria de Buenos Aires,” staged at Le Maison Rouge at Paris on Ponce. 7:30 PM Thurs.-Sat., 3 PM Sun.