BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

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BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Atlanta in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from MEMPHIS National Tour!


Critically acclaimed MEMPHIS won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro), Best Book (Joe DiPietro), and Best Orchestrations (David Bryan and D... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Atlanta Ballet Receives $2 Million Gift from The Goizueta Foundation


The Goizueta Foundation has awarded a $2 million grant to Atlanta Ballet, making this the second largest, single gift the company has received in its 82-year history.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

SMASH to Sponsor 2012 Junior Theatre Festival, 1/13-15


A thundering chorus of 3,000+ Broadway stars, students and teachers will lock step and raise their voices and hearts in song during the 2012 Junior Theater Festival, a monumental celebration of on-sta... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Kristin Chenoweth Announces 19-Date North American Tour; Kicks Off in May!


Emmy and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will launch her debut world tour in May. The 19-date North American leg of the tour kicks off May 9th in Seattle and concludes in Chenoweth's hometown of B... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Tosh Tour Twenty Twelve Kicks Off April 5


On last night's fourth season premiere episode of 'Tosh.0,' Daniel Tosh announced that he will be going out on tour this spring.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

44 Plays for 44 Presidents Aims To Break A World Record Across The US


4 Plays for 44 Presidents aims to break a world record with 20 productions planned across the USA in 2012, including these major cities: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Boulder, Provi... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Hunter Foster and Rick Crom's CLYDE 'N BONNIE in Atlanta!


After years of development, Clyde 'n Bonnie: A Folktale premiered in suburban Atlanta at Aurora Theatre on March 15. Aurora Theatre first encountered the show in 2009 at the New York Musical Theatre F... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Hunter Foster's CLYDE 'N BONNIE Readies for Atlanta Premiere


After years of development, Clyde 'n Bonnie: A Folktale is set to premiere in suburban Atlanta at Aurora Theatre on March 15, 2012. Aurora Theatre first encountered the show in 2009 at the prestigious... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Broadway Dreams Foundation Hoping to Get Reality Show


Tigerlily Media and Freestyle Picture Company will begin test shooting this week for a new reality show that will go behind the scenes of The Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF), America's premier perfor... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW TV: First Look at Stephen King & John Mellencamp's New Thriller, GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY!


Atlanta's ALLIANCE THEATRE launched its world premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's new blues and rock musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County on April 11, 2012. Directed by Susan V. Booth... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Check Out Stephen King & John Mellencamp's GHOST BROTHERS OF DARKLAND COUNTY - Justin Guarini & More!


Atlanta's ALLIANCE THEATRE launched its world premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's new blues and rock musical, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County on April 11, 2012. Directed by Susan V. Booth... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

APASSIONATA Horse Entertainment Show Kicks Off North American Tour, 4/27


Now in its ninth year, APASSIONATA Europe's most successful live entertainment show, featuring more than 40 horses and seen by more than five million fans in over forty cities, will make its North Ame... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW TV Seattle Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of Kristin Chenoweth on Tour!


BroadwayWorld Seattle was granted EXCLUSIVE access to Kristin Chenoweth's debut performance of her new (and first ever) tour, which opened in Seattle on Wednesday night ... and received a whopping NIN... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Savannah Music Festival Extends Violinist Daniel Hope's Contract


After nine years of serving as Associate Artistic Director at the Savannah Music Festival (SMF), violinist Daniel Hope's contract has been extended for three more years beginning in FY 2013. Mr. Hope'... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Announces David Coucheron as Recipient of The Mabel Dorn Reeder Honorary Chair


The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra has announced Concertmaster David Coucheron is the new recipient of The Mabel Dorn Reeder Honorary Chair. The chair, which was first announced in January 2011, was estab... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW TV Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth WOWS in Concert at NY's City Center!


BroadwayWorld TV is proud to be the first to present to you LIVE CONCERT FOOTAGE of Kristin Chenoweth's new tour, which has about 12 cities to go. If you don't have tickets yet, GET THEM NOW! ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW's Super-Deluxe Photo Coverage Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth World Tour Hits NY's City Center


BroadwayWorld has seen and covered many concerts over the years, but never have we witnessed anything like what we saw on stage at City Center on Saturday night, June 2nd. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

SHEDDIN' World Premiere Plays Horizon Theatre, July 13-Aug 19


Bebop meets hip hop as generations collide in Horizon Theatre's second world premiere of the season, Sheddin' by Thomas W. Jones II. The raucous comedy set in an Atlanta backyard follows up on Jones' ... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: ALLIANCE THEATRE Wishes Luck to BRING IT ON Cast!


Direct from a 13-city National Tour, Bring It On: The Musical opens on Broadway tomorrow, Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at The St. James Theatre for a 12-week limited engagement through Sunday, October 7,... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

ALLIANCE THEATRE Presents WHAT I LEARNED IN PARIS, Opening 9/12


Atlanta's ALLIANCE THEATRE will open its 2012/13 season with the world premiere of WHAT I LEARNED IN PARIS, a play written by author and playwright Pearl Cleage and directed by ALLIANCE THEATRE Artist... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Elton John Tribute Artist Craig A Meyer Plays Mable House Barnes Theater, 9/7


Atlanta-based, nationally acclaimed Elton John tribute artist Craig A Meyer, returning home from a ten-month, nationwide tour in locales from Niagara Falls to Honolulu, announces his ultimate concert ... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Play Live At Delta Classic Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 8/17


ASO Presents is proud to welcome Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to Delta Classic Chastain Park Amphitheater on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 8:00PM. The southern California-based contemporary swing group will per... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON Joins 2013-14 Broadway in Atlanta Season


The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play in Atlanta as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2013-2014 season. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

THE BOOK OF MORMON to Play Atlanta in 2013/2014!


Nine 2011 Tony Awards say it's the Best Musical of the Year. Vogue says, "It's the funniest musical of all time." And The New York Times says "It's the best musical of this century." It's THE BOOK OF... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

New Block of Seats Just Released for War Horse at The Fox Theater in Atlanta, 9/25-9/30


Fifth Third Bank Broadway In Atlanta presents War Horse at the Fox Theatre from September 25-30. A new block of seats has just been released so get your ticket today!... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatrical Outfit Presents TWO DRINK MINIMUM World Premiere, 10/25-11/18


Theatrical Outfit has announced Two Drink Minimum, a world premiere comedy by William Balzer about families and the phone lines that bind them. October 25 - November 18, 2012 at the Balzer Theater at ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

SLEEPING BEAUTY Plays Center for Puppetry Arts, Sept 26-Oct 7


Sleeping Beauty, presented by NationAl Marionette Theatre, will play at the Center for Puppetry Arts, September 26-October 7, 2012. Join hero Prince Stefan as he sets out to rescue the princess Aurora... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Dad's Garage's Kevin Gillese and ARCHER's Amber Nash Host Pre-Wedding Event WILL KISS FOR LAUGHS, 11/4


Yep, that's right! Atlanta's funniest couple, Kevin Gillese (Artistic Director of Dad's Garage) and Amber Nash (voice of Pam on Archer) are getting hitched and they're celebrating it the only way they... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: First Look at NEXT TO NORMAL at the ALLIANCE THEATRE!


As previously announced, the Tony Award Winning electrifying musical, Next to Normal, is currently playing at the Tony Award Winning ALLIANCE THEATRE in Atlanta. This production stars Broadway actors ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Atlanta Symphony Announces October Concerts


Music Director Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will open the 2012-13 season this weekend, October 4 and 6, 2012, at 8:00 p.m., and October 7, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. Acclaimed violinist Mid... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

ArtsVibe Teen Program Announces Inaugural Teen Council; Holiday Party Set for 12/21


The Wells Fargo ArtsVibe Teen Program - a new initiative to engage metropolitan Atlanta teenagers as active participants in the arts - has announced the inaugural ArtsVibe Teen Council. Forty-nine tee... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Atlanta Symphony To Perform Soundtrack to 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' 11/23-24


The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will bring the soundtrack of Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl to life in Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center November 23-24,... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Helen Pickett Named Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet


Impressive. Beautifully lyrical. Stunning. Strange and wonderful concoction. Unconventional. Clever. Whether describing one of her avant-garde works or simply summing up her unique movement style, wor... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

I AM ECO WARRIOR's Roger Moenks to Appear at Ralph Lauren Store in Atlanta, 12/6


On Thursday, December 6, Ted Turner, Laura Turner Seydel, Carter Roberts, Sylvia Earle and Costas Christ will host an elegant evening of cocktails in honor of Roger Moenks at the Ralph Lauren store at... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

FELA! Returns to Atlanta at the Fox Theatre, 2/28-3/3


FELA! has announced its return to Atlanta for six performances only on February 28, 2013 - March 3, 2013 at the Fox Theater, 660 Peachtree Street, NE in downtown Atlanta, Georgia... (read more...)
BWW's Top Atlanta Theatre Stories of 2012

Atlanta Lyric Adds Performance of WHITE CHRISTMAS, 12/23


Due to the overwhelming box office success of Atlanta Lyric Theatre's December production of WHITE CHRITMAS, the musical theatre company has added a performance on Sunday, December 23 at 7PM. Tickets ... (read more...)

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