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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

One Year Later: A new ArtsATL series looks back at the era of the pandemic  by Scott Freeman

On March 7, 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic still seemed a faintly distant,... The post One Year Later: A new <em>ArtsATL </em>series looks back at the era of the pandemic  appeared…

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Monday, March 1, 2021

The Atlanta Opera goes home to Cobb Energy this spring, under the Big Tent by Scott Freeman

The Atlanta Opera will return home when it raises up its “Big... The post The Atlanta Opera goes home to Cobb Energy this spring, under the Big Tent appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Shuttered venues await federal relief money and wonder: Will it be enough? by Scott Freeman

The largest pool of federal arts funding in U.S. history sits untapped... The post Shuttered venues await federal relief money and wonder: Will it be enough? appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Review: The Atlanta Opera’s 2-show Big Tent Series holds bold, remarkable treats by Scott Freeman

Ah, the opera. Is there anything grander? The soul-stirring arias, the elaborate... The post Review: The Atlanta Opera’s 2-show Big Tent Series holds bold, remarkable treats appeared first…

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Atlanta dance community begins to stretch its legs, in the midst of COVID shutdowns by Scott Freeman

“It’s so wild to think back on it now, because it was... The post Atlanta dance community begins to stretch its legs, in the midst of COVID shutdowns appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Chamber opera inspired by jazz cornet legend Buddy Bolden premieres Friday by Scott Freeman

Buddy Bolden is one of the mythological figures of jazz, considered by... The post Chamber opera inspired by jazz cornet legend Buddy Bolden premieres Friday appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Atlanta Opera will do two outdoor shows “under the tent” in October-November by Scott Freeman

The Atlanta Opera will produce a fall season of two shows in... The post Atlanta Opera will do two outdoor shows “under the tent” in October-November appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Former Atlanta Ballet dancer Kiara Felder on systemic racism in the dance world by Scott Freeman

In 2012, at age 20, Kiara Felder joined Atlanta Ballet and became,... The post Former Atlanta Ballet dancer Kiara Felder on systemic racism in the dance world appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Atlanta Ballet called out on social media for not having black female dancers by Scott Freeman

Two of Atlanta Ballet’s three black board members and a top black... The post Atlanta Ballet called out on social media for not having black female dancers appeared first on ARTS ATL.

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Breaking news: Alliance, High, Atlanta Opera, ASO go dark from coronavirus by Scott Freeman

The unprecedented wave of postponements and cancellations of Atlanta arts events due... The post Breaking news: Alliance, High, Atlanta Opera, ASO go dark from coronavirus appeared first on …

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Actress Victoria Blade talks her musical aspirations, upcoming “secret” concert by Scott Freeman

Victoria Blade delivers music perfectly fit for the season. Her warm vocals... The post Actress Victoria Blade talks her musical aspirations, upcoming “secret” concert appeared first on …

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Friday, October 4, 2019

10 years of ArtsATL: The inside story of Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre by Scott Freeman

Editor’s note: In celebration of our 10th anniversary, each week we will republish... The post 10 years of <em>ArtsATL</em>: The inside story of Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre…

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Thursday, September 26, 2019

What’s ahead for The Atlanta Opera, Spivey Hall and universities for 2019–20 by Scott Freeman

Atlanta is a vibrant place for classical music, and the 2019–20 season... The post What’s ahead for The Atlanta Opera, Spivey Hall and universities for 2019–20 appeared first on ARTS A…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Review: “Out of Darkness” is a brilliant, haunting watershed for the Atlanta Opera by Scott Freeman and Jim Farmer

The bold Atlanta Opera world premiere of Out of Darkness: Two Remain debuted Thursday. The story of two Holocaust survivors — one Jewish and one gay — is told with powerful theat…

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Monday, March 26, 2018

News: Alliance announces 50th anniversary season back home in its renovated theater by Scott Freeman

The Alliance Theatre will celebrate its 50th season with a newly renovated theater space and five world premieres. The theater announced its 2018–19 season today. After a year of performi…

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

News: Atlanta Ballet announces 2018-19 season, featuring a new “Nutcracker” and a fall show by Scott Freeman

Atlanta Ballet’s 2018-19 season will feature four world premieres, including a new version of Nutcracker and pieces by choreographers Liam Scarlett and Ricardo Amarante. The company also a…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

News: The Work Room, a critical hub for indie Atlanta dance, will close next month by Scott Freeman

The Work Room, created in 2015 to provide a hub for experimental dance and housed in the Wagon Works building in East Point, will cease operations next month. The studio space, founded by Th…

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Friday, September 8, 2017

News: City of Lawrenceville to build new $26 million arts complex next to Aurora Theatre by Scott Freeman

The city of Lawrenceville has hired a design team for a $26 million arts complex in downtown that will expand the home of the Aurora Theatre with a new 500-seat theater, educational faciliti…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Preview: With “Camino Real,” Tara Lee and 12 others take their last dance for Atlanta Ballet by Scott Freeman

This weekend marks the symbolic end of the John McFall era at Atlanta Ballet. The company performs the ballet version of Tennessee Williams’ Camino Real, which the former artistic director…

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

News: The Alliance Theatre announces itinerary for its “on the road” 2017–18 season by Scott Freeman

As its performance spaces undergo a $22 million overhaul over the next year, the Alliance Theatre has announced its “take it on the road” schedule for the 2017–18 season, which inc…

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Friday, December 9, 2016

News: Emory’s William Ransom named one of Musical America’s 30 Innovators in classical music by Scott Freeman

William Ransom, artistic director of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta, has been selected this year as one of Musical America’s 30 Professionals of the Year: The Innovators. Ranso…

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

News: Atlanta Lyric Theatre artistic director Brandt Blocker resigns to move to Hong Kong by Scott Freeman

Brandt Blocker, the long-time Atlanta Lyric Theatre managing artistic director, has resigned his position and plans to move to Hong Kong in January.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

Preview: Project Love ATL benefit draws Atlanta’s best talent for a one-night-only show by Scott Freeman

Project Love ATL returns for its second annual benefit performance Monday night at Park Tavern, gathering together some of Atlanta’s premier dancers, musicians, actors and spoken word arti…

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

News: Dad’s Garage “Hart of America” web series selected for New York TV Fest by Scott Freeman

An original comedy/thriller conceived by Dad’s Garage is one of 63 projects selected for a national competition that will result in at least one development deal with a network or televisi…

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Preview: Broadway and film star Anthony Rapp does free Q&A session Thursday by Scott Freeman

Actor Anthony Rapp, star of both the film and stage versions of Rent, will do a free public question-and-answer session Thursday at noon at the Alliance Theatre’s Hertz Stage. Rapp’s app…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Preview: Atlanta Ballet’s Wabi Sabi returns with premiere of new work by Sean Hilton by Scott Freeman

Choreographing dance for an outdoor venue can present its own unique challenges, which Sean Hilton discovered as he created a piece that will make its world premiere Saturday when Atlanta Ba…

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Breaking news: The Atlanta Opera receives $600,000 Molly Blank Fund grant by Scott Freeman

The Atlanta Opera’s Tomer Zvulun has talked often about his mantra: increase the company’s artistic risk and lower the financial risk. One of Zvulun’s new initatives to lift the compan…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Changing of the Guard: Q&A with new Atlanta Ballet artistic director Gennadi Nedvigin by Scott Freeman

San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Gennadi Nedvigin begins his new job as Atlanta Ballet’s artistic director on August 1 as just the fourth leader the ballet has had since its inception…

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

News: Atlanta Ballet 2016-17 season introduces the vision of new artistic director Gennadi Nedvigin by Scott Freeman

Atlanta Ballet will have one foot in the past and one foot in the future for the 2016-17 season, the first under new artistic director Gennadi Nedvigin. Nedvigin, who fills the shoes of the…

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Preview: With “20/20,” Atlanta Ballet goes modern with one world premiere and two old favorites by Scott Freeman

Atlanta Ballet’s third show in the final season of artistic director John McFall, 20/20 will feature three contemporary works commissioned by the ballet — two

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

News: The Alliance releases design of its new home; plans to spend 2017-18 season on the go by Scott Freeman

The Alliance Theatre has released the final design specs for the $22 million renovation that will mark the first major work on the theater since

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2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
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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
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