Some shows of note in March!
A Catered Affair, March 4-28, Aurora Theatre
-A musical scripted by Harvey Fierstein has taken its short life on Broadway (in 2008) and transformed itself for Atlanta.
Doubt, February 26-March 14, Pumphouse Players
-The movie, while amazing, can’t do it justice. See it live.
Free to Be…You and Me, February 9-March 7, Synchronicity Performance Group
-Don’t miss this change to relive your childhood – catch this show in its last weekend.
The Graduate, February 19-March 20, Rosewater Theatre
-The Broadway show wasn’t particularly well done, but maybe this Roswell theater can put a new spin on the classic movie.
RENT, February 19-March 21, Kudzu Playhouse
-You’ve read about the Charleston, SC experience, now check out Roswell’s cast.
Scandal!, February 19-April 30, Dad’s Garage Theatre
-If you live in Atlanta and you’ve never been to Dad’s Garage, go. Now. This is non-negotiable. The fact that the amazingly talented Amber Nash is featured in the key art for Scandal! only makes it better.
Amber Nash in Scandal!, an improvised soap opera.
Spring Awakening, March 9-March 14, Fox Theatre
-The Broadway tour finally hits Atlanta over a year after the Broadway show closed, and this may be your last chance to see the groundbreaking (*MATURELY THEMED*) winner of 8 Tony Awards before it is gone forever. Earth-shattering score by Duncan Sheik.
DRINKSHOP LIVE! – acoustic musicians every Thursday evening at W Atlanta-Downtown.
Spring Break Forever Tour 2010 with Jenny Owen Youngs, March 4, The EARL
They Might Be Giants, March 5 and 6, Variety Playhouse
-My favorite song is “James K. Polk.” Catchy tune and a history lesson, all in one.
Xiu Xiu with Noveller, March 6, The Drunken Unicorn
-The Album 88 alums would be proud.
Ani DiFranco, March 7, Variety Playhouse
Shawn Mullins, March 12-14, Eddie’s Attic
-Gotta love that this guy sticks to his Atlanta roots.
Ben Folds, March 14, The Tabernacle
You don't want to be this man's piano at the end of a show.
Snowden, March 16, The EARL
John Mayer, March 17, Philips Arena
-If you’re into him. Not like he really needs this blog for publicity, though.
Spoon, March 20, The Tabernacle
Joanna Newsom, March 26, Variety Playhouse
Appetite for Destruction: Ultimate Tribute to GNR, March 27, Vinyl
-Come on. This just sounds awesome.
Bleu, March 30, Eddie’s Attic
-Believe me, it’s worth the trip to Decatur to see this guy harmonize… with himself.
COMEDY AND OTHER:
Tom Rhodes, March 4-7, The Punchline
This guy kind of looks like a tool in his picture, but maybe he's being ironic.
John Heffron, March 12-14, The Punchline
Jeff Garlin, March 12, 14th St Playhouse
-You might know him from “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Josh Sneed, March 19-21, The Punchline
Kevin Nealon, March 26-27, The Punchline
-People, it’s Kevin freakin’ Nealon.
Matisse Exhibition, Now-May 9, 2010, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art
-The Grey Goose-sponsored Martinis with Matisse Mondays are definitely worth the $15.
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