In Theatre this month:
Under the Lights
What's Happening on Stage in Atlanta in September
September 13 - 22
Set in 1910 London, the Banks family is struggling to keep things in order and call on Mary Poppins for help. Using a combination of magic and common sense, the new nanny must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but even the grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it." Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, breathtaking dance numbers and astonishing stagecraft.
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT
Sept 20 - Oct 27
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brings Mark Haddon's best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage. Tenacious and intelligent, Christopher is an autistic teenager who's better at solving equations than navigating a world that's stubbornly out of sync with how his mind works. After being wrongly accused of murdering his neighbor's dog, he resolves to find the real culprit. But, when his investigation uncovers painful truths about his family, he dares to strike out on his own, embarking on a thrilling adventure that upturns his whole world.
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
September 24 - 29
Willy Wonka opens his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory to Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket." Experience the wonders of Wonka like never before with Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more at this everlasting showstopper.