actually does feature a plot -- the tale of a rebel musician who deserts his orchestra only to encounter a band of cavorting acrobats. But it's the high-flying dancers and gymnasts that get your attention, not the plot twists. Coming to town NOV. 24-25
, the circus is based in Montreal, birthplace of Cirque du Soleil. Musical accompaniment is provided by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, which, under the direction of conductor Jere Flint, tackle Stravinsky's the Firebird
, Saint Sa'ns' Samson and Delilah
, Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker
and other works. $21-$55. 8 p.m. Atlanta Symphony Hall, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. 404-733-4900. www.woodruffcenter.org.
-- Jerry Portwood
DAYROOM -- Dayroom's reunion shows last month at Smith's Olde Bar and the Georgia Theatre in their hometown of Athens sold out, so like 'N Sync or U2, they're coming back to town to milk a little more money out of their fanbase. This time, the show is an all-ages event, so those legions of teenagers who have posters of frontman Michael Winger on their walls can finally see their idol in person for one night only. Roxy (Smith)