Sept. 21-Oct. 1 “Midnight Pillow,” staged Thurs.-Sun. Oct. 7 Alessio Bax & Chee-Yun Oct. 19-21 Staibdance: wishdust Oct. 22 Vienna Boys Choir Oct. 26-Nov. 5 “The Anointing of Dracula: A Grand Guignol,” staged Thurs.-Sun. (plus Oct. 31) at Mary Gray Munroe Theater, 605 Asbury Circle NE. Nov. 16 Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet Nov. 16-18 Emory Dance Company
Schwartz Center for Performing Arts, 1700 N. Decatur Road, Atl. 404/727-5050. For a complete list of events, visit arts.emory.edu
Sept. 29-Oct. 1 “Beauty & the Beast,” 1-hour production for children, Infinite Energy Theater, Duluth. Dec. 8-28 “Atlanta Ballet’s Nutcracker,” Fox Theatre, Atlanta.
ATLANTA BRAVES SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Aug. 19 MC Hammer Sept. 23 Fitz and the Tantrums
Postgame concert, free with paid game ticket. SunTrust Park. 800/745-3000. braves.com/concerts
ATLANTA LYRIC THEATRE
Aug. 18-Sept. 3 “My Fair Lady,” a cockney flower girl is transformed into an elegant lady in this beloved musical with one of theatre’s greatest scores. Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Cobb Civic Center, Marietta. 404/377-9948. atlantalyric.com
Nov. 4, 7, 10, 12 “The Flying Dutchman,” Wagner’s epic work based on the legendary ghost story of the cursed Dutchman. 8 PM Sat., 7:30 PM Tues., 8 PM Fri., 3 PM Sun. at Cobb Energy Centre.
Discoveries Series Sept. 28-30, Oct. 1, 3-6 “The Seven Deadly Sins,” Le Maison Rouge at Paris on Ponce.
Aug. 16 Donald Fagen & The Nightflyers Aug. 19 Lyle Lovett & His Large Band Sept. 15 The B-52s with ASO Sept. 16 UB40 Sept. 24 Tesla Sept. 27 Indigo Girls with ASO Sept. 29 Trey Anastasio with ASO Sept. 30 Rufus Wainwright with ASO Oct. 17 Herbie Hancock Oct. 20 Old Crow Medicine Show Oct. 22 Michael McDonald, Marc Cohn Nov. 3 Amos Lee with ASO Nov. 10 Tori Amos Nov. 12 John Cleese with screening of Monty Python & The Holy Grail Nov. 17 Randy Newman Nov. 19 Celtic Thunder with ASO Nov. 22 John McLaughlin & Jimmy Herring Nov. 25-26 Disney’s Broadway Hits with ASO Nov. 29 98° Dec. 5 Rick Springfield & Richard Marx Dec. 8 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis: “Big Band Holidays.” Jan. 26 The Music of Prince with ASO
Symphony Hall, Memorial Arts Building, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atl. 800/745-3000. ticketmaster.com
ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Sept. 21, 23-24 Bernstein, Michael Kurtha, Gershwin Oct. 7, 10 Shakespeare Meets Italian Opera in Verdi’s Otello Oct. 12, 14 Cutting Edge of Classical (plus Oct. 13 performance at KSU) Oct. 19, 21 Bernstein, Prokofiev, Ravel Nov. 2, 4 Falla’s Sexy Flamenco Gypsy Dance (plus Nov. 5 performance at Porter Performing Arts Center). Nov. 9, 11 Mahler’s Exuberant Seventh Symphony Nov. 16, 18 Opera Stars Light up Verdi’s Requiem
Movies in Concert Oct. 25-26 “La La Land” in concert Oct. 27-28 “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” Nov. 30-Dec. 1 “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”™ in concert
Family Oct. 29 Halloween Haunts with Harry, Hedwig, and Hexenritt!, 3 PM
Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Nov. 5 Overture Concert, 3 PM.
Atlanta Symphony Hall, Memorial Arts Bldg., Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. NE, Atl. 404/733-5000. aso.org
ATLANTA WIND SYMPHONY
May 29 “Roswell Remembers,” 10:15 AM, Roswell City Hall. June 23, 25 Roswell Patriotic Celebration, inspiring musical tribute with the 120-voice RUMC Sanctuary Choir at 7:30 PM Fri. & 3 PM Sun. at Roswell United Methodist Church. atlantawindsymphony.org
Through Aug. 27 “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” musical retelling of the medieval love story, set in 1482 Paris. Co-produced with Theatrical Outfit. Performances Tues.-Sun. Sept. 8-Oct. 1 “Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up,” witty one-woman show set in the deep South. Sept. 21-Oct. 15 “Abigail/1702.” Ten years after the Salem witch trials, notorious young accuser Abigail seeks salvation in Boston, only to find her new life haunted by terrors of the past. Oct. 19-22 “Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium, The Musical.” Nov. 16-Dec. 23 Christmas Canteen 2017, musical revue with sketch comedy, theatrics and nostalgia.
128 East Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678/226-6222. auroratheatre.com
BIG CHICKEN CHORUS
Sept. 9 Real Men Sing, 7 PM. Dec. 9-10 Christmas Shows, 3 PM.
Marietta Performing Arts Center, 1171 Whitlock Ave. 470/349-0550. bigchickenchorus.org