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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

In Our Own Words: Rachel Van Buskirk, dancer and cofounder at Terminus Ballet by Gail O'Neill

Rachel Van Buskirk performed with Atlanta Ballet for 13 years before cofounding... The post In Our Own Words: Rachel Van Buskirk, dancer and cofounder at Terminus Ballet appeared first on AR…

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Friday, April 2, 2021

One Year Later: For some artists, the quarantine has brought unexpected gifts by Gail O'Neill

For all the perks of being a wallflower during a pandemic, there’s... The post One Year Later: For some artists, the quarantine has brought unexpected gifts appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

In Our Own Words: Lee Osorio, actor and playwright and director by Gail O'Neill

Lee Osorio is a five-time Suzi Bass Award nominee, winning best lead actor/play... The post In Our Own Words: Lee Osorio, actor and playwright and director appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

In Our Own Words: Tom Key, theater artist and runner by Gail O'Neill

Tom Key was artistic director of Theatrical Outfit from 1995 to 2020.... The post In Our Own Words: Tom Key, theater artist and runner appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Friday, February 5, 2021

In Our Own Words: Suehyla El-Attar, actor-writer-director by Gail O'Neill

Suehyla El-Attar was born in Mississippi to Muslim parents who migrated from... The post In Our Own Words: Suehyla El-Attar, actor-writer-director appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

In Our Own Words: Brian Wallenberg, retired ballet dancer and digital creator by Gail O'Neill

Brian Wallenberg was a company dancer with Atlanta Ballet when he developed... The post In Our Own Words: Brian Wallenberg, retired ballet dancer and digital creator appeared first on ARTS A…

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Friday, January 8, 2021

In Our Own Words: lark hackshaw, stage manager at the Alliance by Gail O'Neill

lark hackshaw is a stage manager who has worked with the Alliance... The post In Our Own Words: lark hackshaw, stage manager at the Alliance appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

In Our Own Words: Tomer Zvulun, general and artistic director of The Atlanta Opera by Gail O'Neill

Tomer Zvulun is the general and artistic director of The Atlanta Opera.... The post In Our Own Words: Tomer Zvulun, general and artistic director of The Atlanta Opera appeared first on ARTS …

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In Our Own Words: Jamil Jude, artistic director of True Colors Theatre Company by Gail O'Neill

Jamil Jude is a director and producer and the artistic director of True Colors... The post In Our Own Words: Jamil Jude, artistic director of True Colors Theatre Company appeared first on …

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Thursday, August 20, 2020

In Our Own Words: John Welker, Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre by Gail O'Neill

John Welker became a professional dancer at age 16, and performed with... The post In Our Own Words: John Welker, Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

In Our Own Words: Jon Carr, artistic director of Dad’s Garage Theatre Company by Gail O'Neill

Artists often turn their firsthand experiences into pieces of beauty that turn... The post In Our Own Words: Jon Carr, artistic director of Dad’s Garage Theatre Company appeared first on A…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Q&A: Tiny Tim is a girl! Karah Adams, 12, plays the iconic role in Alliance’s “Carol” by Gail O'Neill

When Karah Adams auditioned for the Alliance Theatre’s 30th staging of A... The post Q&A: Tiny Tim is a girl! Karah Adams, 12, plays the iconic role in Alliance’s “Carol” appeare…

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

B Complex cooperative invites you to celebrate its 20 years at two-week art party by Gail O'Neill

Twenty years after­ cofounding The B Complex, an artists’ cooperative in Atlanta’s... The post B Complex cooperative invites you to celebrate its 20 years at two-week art party appeared…

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Tiny dancer, prima ballerina and pioneer: Maniya Barredo is every woman by Gail O'Neill

Give me a child until he is seven and I will show... The post Tiny dancer, prima ballerina and pioneer: Maniya Barredo is every woman appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Luminary Awards: The Atlanta Opera’s Veteran’s Program opens the door by Gail O'Neill

Of all the performing arts, opera arguably has the biggest PR problem. The artifice, high drama, singing protagonists, librettos (most of which are indecipherable for anyone not conversant i…

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Legacy Series: Theatrical Outfit artistic director Tom Key seeks to bring the truth of the human spirit to the stage by Gail O'Neill

Tom Key’s instincts for summoning the right words at the right time have served him well for over 40 years as an actor, playwright and director. Theater critic Curt Holman has described Ke…

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Alliance Theatre and Atlanta Symphony join forces for an epic version of “Candide” by Gail O'Neill

When a concert staging of the Tony Award-winning musical Candide opens tonight in Symphony Hall, actors, singers, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Atlanta Symphony Chorus will share t…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

Remembrance: Award-winning journalist and arts lover Heather Vincent Holley by Gail O'Neill

There is a proverb in Latin American culture which posits that we die three deaths. First, when our heart stops beating. Second, when our body is placed in the ground. And third, when our na…

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Profile: For Atlanta’s Layla Felder, opera’s youngest ambassador and devotee, the future is now by Gail O'Neill

When mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves sang a parody of "La Habanera" from Bizet's Carmen to one of Sesame Street’s most beloved residents, it was light’s out for Elmo in three minutes flat. …

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Preview: Danielle Deadwyler “Busts It Open” with Auburn Avenue Living Walls piece by Gail O'Neill

Danielle Deadwyler is an Atlanta-bred actress, dancer, poet and experimental filmmaker whose hip-hop alter-ego, didi xio, bears zero resemblance to the sunny, bubbly, quick-to-giggle woman s…

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Monday, April 10, 2017

The Legacy Series: Kenny Leon by Gail O'Neill

The distance Kenny Leon has traveled from his childhood home in rural Florida to Southwest Atlanta, where he is cofounder and artistic director of the True Colors Theatre Company, can be mea…

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Kathy & Ken Bernhardt, the 2017 Luminary Awards Amaranth Award Winners by Gail O'Neill

Ken and Kathy Bernhardt have been named the inaugural recipients of ArtsATL’s Amaranth Award for Philanthropic Legacy. One of four multidisciplinary prizes -- including the Beacon Award fo…

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Art at the office: how Atlanta’s theater companies are transforming the workforce by Gail O'Neill

Madison Cario, Georgia Tech’s Office of the Arts director, was walking across campus in the Spring of 2015 when she passed a career fair in progress. After noticing how uncomfortable the s…

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Photographer BreeAnne Clowdus uses her art to capture the person behind the facade by Gail O'Neill

Though the name BreeAnne Clowdus might not ring a bell among theatre-goers in Atlanta, chances are they’d recognize her publicity stills and posters for productions like Assassins, Clybour…

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Preview: Serenbe’s “Miss Saigon” goes for the big special effects with Huey helicopter by Gail O'Neill

Life as an actor trained Brian Clowdus not to be discouraged when hearing the word no. In his mind, refusing to express himself wholeheartedly for fear of rejection was akin to depriving him…

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Appreciation: Atlanta’s grand old theater loses its greatest love, Joe Patten, the “Phantom of the Fox” by Gail O'Neill

When the Fox Theatre announced the death of Joe Patten via Facebook last week, one of the first people to respond on the social media

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Preview: “Catching Fire” actress Megan Hayes comes home for “Sex With Strangers” by Gail O'Neill

When Megan Hayes returns to the Horizon Theatre to star in Sex With Strangers (through May 1), the career milestone will mark her homecoming as an

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Preview: “Woman of the Year” accepts the challenge of role reversal and gender tom-foolery by Gail O'Neill

When Woman of the Year opens at Dad’s Garage Theatre Company tonight (through March 12), the scripted comedy will challenge some deeply entrenched notions of

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Preview: “Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” Returns to the Fox Theatre by Gail O'Neill

Peter Sagal cuts to the chase when asked what he might be doing if not hosting Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, NPR’s weekly hour-long quiz

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Friday, February 5, 2016

The Alliance hosts talkbacks to discuss (and maybe cuss) the dimensions of “Disgraced” by Gail O'Neill

By the time Andrew Ramcharan Guilarte took a bow following his performance in the Alliance Theatre’s first preview performance of Disgraced last week, the leading man

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre