Culture: Theater

7 Stages Theatre

Atlanta's avant-garde playhouse enjoys a sterling national and international reputation for the persistent stylistic daring and moral u

Academy Theatre

Founded in 1956, Atlanta's oldest theatrical organization that has nurtured such talent as the Tony-award-winning Kenny Leon, has found

Actor's Express Theatre Company

Possibly Atlanta's most exciting theater company, Actor's Express specializes in finding bold new plays and rediscovering classics that

Alliance Theatre

The lavish sets and production values at times risk upstaging the actual shows at Atlanta's biggest and most prestigious theater compan

ART Station

A trolley barn and power station converted into an arts center housing a small theater; art galleries; a children's gallery; dance, mus

Atlanta Lyric Theatre

Founded under the name the Southeastern Savoyards in 1980, this company specializes in musicals, performing larger-scale shows at Ferst

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

A community arts center that also features a rotating schedule of exhibitions focused on local artists working in a variety of media.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre

Classy productions of middle-of-the-road comedies, musical revues, and theatrical chestnuts mark this Roswell playhouse.

Georgia Shakespeare

Formerly the Georgia Shakespeare Festival, this company goes beyond the bard to offer slick, reliable, and at times surprising producti

Horizon Theatre

An intimate 200-seat theater. A gift for sparkling comedy marks this scrappy Little Five Points playhouse, dedicated to finding intrigu

Lips Atlanta

A new drag dinner theater on Buford Highway. The place, one of four in the country (New York, San Diego, and Fort Lauderdale), is ripe

The New American Shakespeare Tavern

Enjoy beer and Americanized versions of English pub food along with boisterous, student-friendly productions of Shakespeare classics an

Onstage Atlanta

The small theater company has had a long but turbulent life since its founding in 1971. It has undergone numerous changes in leadership

Out of Hand Theater

A wildly creative theater founded by Emory grads brimming with youthful enthusiasm, located in East Atlanta Village.

The Process Theatre

Theater that shows new and already established works.

Synchronicity Theatre

Female-focused theater company founded in the ’90s. Synchronicity stages original productions at various locations around town.

Theatrical Outfit, The Balzer Theater at Herren's

Having moved into a 200-seat performance space Downtown, this long-running Atlanta theater has begun staging more risky shows alongside

The Village Theatre

Since 2008 this hole-in-the-wall comedy venue has hosted improv comedy multiple nights a week as well as stand-up and sketch comedy.


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