Play On: Summer Theatre Productions
Atlanta has a lot to offer in the drama department. Don’t miss these exciting theatre productions.
Follow beat-poet dog Max on an artistic quest in this adaptation of Maira Kalman’s book. Through July 21.
Trash is turned into treasure and true love prevails when this classic tale hip-hops its way into a modern day city. Through July 28.
Based on Roald Dahl’s “Matilda,” this musical follows a girl with psychokinetic powers, celebrating the power of imagination with song and dance. Through Aug. 4.
Pocahontas shares the authentic tale of her beautiful homeland in this adaptation by Native American playwright Kara Morrison. Through Aug. 4.
Watch puppets retell this classic fairy tale. July 8-July 13.
Dorothy is swept away to a magical land, and she must find her way back home with the help of the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion. July 10-July 24.
The prince is searching for a woman to marry, but the queen devises a test only a true princess will be able to pass. July 10-14.
Tracy Turnblad’s wish is to dance on the Corny Collins Show in Baltimore in 1962. Watch her as she sets out to follow her dreams in this musical. July 12-21.
Catch up with your favorite spooky family in this live performance. July 12-July 14.
Follow the adventures of Simba as he grows from a cub to a king. July 14.
The fairy tailor takes a stand against a giant. July 15-July 20.
This musical tells the story of creation and the great flood, depicting themes of love and family. July 18-Sept. 1.
A group of disciples help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using games, storytelling and comedy. July 19-July 27.
See this Disney classic come to life with this performance. July 19-July 28.
The March sisters come to the stage with this adaptation. July 19-July 28.
Travel to the African savanna with Simba, Rafiki and your other favorite characters. July 19-July 20.
Inspired by Maira Kalman’s whimsical book, this theatrical adventure follows Willy’s sister, Lulu, as she tells him bedtime stories. July 20-21, 27-28.
In a high school strict about sticking to the status quo, two students pursue interests outside of their cliques. July 25, 27 and Aug. 1, 3.
A human boy named Mowgli and his panther friend, Bagheera, explore the deepest parts of the jungle. July 26-27 and Aug. 3.
James finds himself on a magical adventure of a lifetime. July 26-July 27.
This interactive show is full of rod puppets, music and farm fun. July 30-Sept 1.