BWW Review: TARZAN:  THE STAGE MUSICAL at Atlanta Lyric TheatreBWW Review: TARZAN: THE STAGE MUSICAL at Atlanta Lyric Theatre
by Amy Zipperer - Jun 9, 2018

When Tarzan swung into Atlanta Lyric Theatre on Friday evening, it carried a lot of heavy baggage with it. At its opening on Broadway in 2006, the seldom-produced tuner, with songs by Phil Collins and a book by David Henry Hwang, was decidedly unpopular with the critics. The New York Times called it "restless," "fidgety," and "a giant green blob with music." New York Magazine said, "You are going to be bored." I could go on, but why bother? You get the picture. Neither the musical nor the production was favored, and, unsurprisingly, the musical lasted only 486 performances on Broadway, which, in the world of the Disney musical, is like dying while you're still a tadpole. But Robert Adams' production of Tarzan, owing much debt to the extraordinary lighting design by Mary Parker, the efficient scenic design by Daniel Pattillo, and the vigor of the acrobatic cast, sheds all of that baggage and finds a way to soar. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents TARZAN, the Stage Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this high flying, family musical June 8-24, 2018. Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, TARZAN features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins, and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. TARZAN, the stage musical, performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit www.AtlantaLyric.com or call 404-377-9948. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents TARZAN, the Stage Musical
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this high flying, family musical June 8-24, 2018. Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, TARZAN features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins, and a book by Tony Award-winning playwright, David Henry Hwang. TARZAN, the stage musical, performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit www.AtlantaLyric.com or call 404-377-9948. (more...)

Take a Trip to Neverland with Atlanta Lyric Theatre's PETER PAN This December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Celebrate the holidays as Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates, and, of course, the villainous Captain Hook. This high-flying fantasy will delight audiences of all ages when Atlanta Lyric Theatre's new production of PETER PAN plays the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on December 9 & 10. (more...)

Take a Trip to Neverland with Atlanta Lyric Theatre's PETER PAN This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Celebrate the holidays as Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of the Darling children and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates, and, of course, the villainous Captain Hook. This high-flying fantasy will delight audiences of all ages when Atlanta Lyric Theatre's new production of PETER PAN plays the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on December 9 & 10. (more...)

Winners Announced for Atlanta's 2016 Suzi Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. announced winners for the 2015-2016 Atlanta professional theatrical season last night, November 7, 2016, at the 12th annual awards ceremony held at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE TOXIC AVENGER at Horizon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Kicking off Horizon's 2016 season, THE TOXIC AVENGER, winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, is a hot toxic love story and laugh-out-loud musical that has it all -- an unlikely hero, his beautiful girlfriend, a corrupt New Jersey mayor and two guys who play... well, everyone else ... bullies, mobsters, old ladies, and stiletto-wearing back-up singers. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre to Present PETER PAN This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Atlanta Lyric Theatre, the metro area's only professional musical theatre company, presents Broadway's timeless musical PETER PAN August 14 - 30, 2015 at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta).  (more...)

BWW Reviews: Aurora's Record-Breaking LES MISERABLES Is a Powerful, Breath-Taking Hit
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 12, 2013

There is something special happening on stage at the Aurora Theatre. The Aurora Theatre production is the most flawless version of 'Les Miserables' that I have ever seen, and I've seen my share. I filled pages upon pages with notes about the exciting and insightful choices made by the always genius director Justin Anderson and his near-perfect cast. (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW Atlanta's Summer Best Bet Six-Pack
by Matthew Allen - Jun 14, 2013

Anyone familiar with the Atlanta theatre scene knows that there is as much talent here as in nearly anywhere else in the country, and this summer, Atlanta's 30+ professional theatre companies are putting that talent to use. While there are countless other great productions going on around the city this summer, BWW Atlanta has narrowed it down to six that will surely leave Hotlanta talking well into the winter months. (more...)

PushPush to Present World Premiere Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2011

PushPush Presents Borderline, a world premiere play by Murray Mednick. (more...)

PushPush to Present World Premiere Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2011

PushPush Presents Borderline, a world premiere play by Murray Mednick. (more...)