Play On: Top Theatre Productions
Atlanta has a lot to offer in the drama department. Don’t miss these special performances.
A Year with Frog and Toad at Woodstock Arts
Frog and Toad’s friendship endures throughout the season as they plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding and learn life lessons along the way. June 7-21.
Midsummer Jr! at Aurora Theatre
From the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, this adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic includes puppets, live music and silly props. June 14.
Captain Healthy and Safety Dog at Center for Puppetry Arts
Captain Healthy and Safety Dog are on an intergalactic voyage to learn how to be healthy and stay safe as they meet a cast of whacky characters. June 14-25.
Roswell Summer Puppet Series at Roswell Cultural Arts Center
These exciting puppet shows will feature five performances: Tanglewood Marionettes’ “Cinderella,” Frisch Marionettes’ “Wizard of Oz,” That Puppet Guy’s “The Giant, The Beanstalk, and Jack” and “Big Bad, Little Red Pig Show” and Barefoot Puppets’ “Galapagos George.” June 20-July 22.
Cherokee Tales at Aurora Theatre
Children will hear about Cherokee culture, history and Sequoyah, one of the most influential figures in Cherokee history, with this puppet show. June 28.
Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Legacy Theatre
Based on the animated classic film, this fishy fable will capture your heart as you follow the story of Ariel and listen to irresistible songs. June 30-July 30.
The Incredible Book Eating Boy at Stillwell Theater at Kennesaw State University
From Alliance Theatre and inspired by the children’s book from Oliver Jeffers, watch the story of Henry, who loves books – not reading them, but eating them! July 1-23.
Wicked at Fox Theatre
Discover the true story of the witches from the “Wizard of Oz” with this Broadway musical. July 5-30.
Blacktop Playground: Improv for Kids at Aurora Theatre
Using suggestions from kids in the audience, Blacktop creates funny scenes for a hilarious improv show. July 12.
Matilda at Woodstock Arts Theatre
Matilda has impressive psychokinetic powers, and although she’s unloved by her cruel parents, she creates a bond with her loveable teacher, Miss Honey, to take down the school’s mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. July 12-30.
Freeze Frame at Aurora Theatre
Discover dry ice and learn more about how it behaves with this show from Big Thinkers Science Exploration. July 26.