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Actor's Express Theatre Company

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Possibly Atlanta's most exciting theater company, Actor's Express specializes in finding bold new plays and rediscovering classics that are still kicking.

Fun Home

Wednesday January 8, 2020 08:00 pm EST
Join us for the third show in Season 32, Fun Home!

A wholly original Tony Award-winning musical about what happens when you finally see your parents through grown-up eyes.

Fun Home by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron Directed by Freddie Ashley JANUARY 8 - FEBRUARY 16, 2019

“Welcome to our house on M...
Cost: $20

Downstairs

Saturday November 16, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Irene is content, slow to anger and quick to forgive — that is, until her brother Teddy comes to live in her basement. She must split her loyalty between her controlling, volatile husband and the unstable kid brother who needs her. When Teddy tries to convince Irene to stand up to her husband once a...
Cost: $20

Downstairs

Sunday November 10, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Irene is content, slow to anger and quick to forgive — that is, until her brother Teddy comes to live in her basement. She must split her loyalty between her controlling, volatile husband and the unstable kid brother who needs her. When Teddy tries to convince Irene to stand up to her husband once a...
Cost: $20

Downstairs

Saturday November 9, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Irene is content, slow to anger and quick to forgive — that is, until her brother Teddy comes to live in her basement. She must split her loyalty between her controlling, volatile husband and the unstable kid brother who needs her. When Teddy tries to convince Irene to stand up to her husband once a...
Cost: $20

Downstairs

Friday November 8, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Irene is content, slow to anger and quick to forgive — that is, until her brother Teddy comes to live in her basement. She must split her loyalty between her controlling, volatile husband and the unstable kid brother who needs her. When Teddy tries to convince Irene to stand up to her husband once a...
Cost: $20

Downstairs

Thursday November 7, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Irene is content, slow to anger and quick to forgive — that is, until her brother Teddy comes to live in her basement. She must split her loyalty between her controlling, volatile husband and the unstable kid brother who needs her. When Teddy tries to convince Irene to stand up to her husband once a...
Cost: $20

Downstairs

Wednesday November 6, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Irene is content, slow to anger and quick to forgive — that is, until her brother Teddy comes to live in her basement. She must split her loyalty between her controlling, volatile husband and the unstable kid brother who needs her. When Teddy tries to convince Irene to stand up to her husband once a...
Cost: $20

Skintight

Friday September 27, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) ...
Cost: $20-$25

Skintight

Thursday September 26, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) ...
Cost: $20-$25

Skintight

Wednesday September 25, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) ...
Cost: $20-$25

Skintight

Sunday September 22, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) ...
Cost: $20-$25

Skintight

Saturday September 21, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) ...
Cost: $20-$25

Skintight

Friday September 20, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) ...
Cost: $20

Skintight

Thursday September 19, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) ...
Cost: $20

Skintight

Wednesday September 18, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) ...
Cost: $20

Head Over Heels

Sunday August 18, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
A funny, sexy, entertaining romp featuring the songs of The Go-Go's. 
Cost: $20-$35

Head Over Heels

Wednesday August 7, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A funny, sexy, entertaining romp featuring the songs of The Go-Go's.
Cost: $20-$35

The Annual Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival

Monday July 29, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival returns to Actor's Express! The marathon evening of one-minute plays by over 50 of Atlanta's established and emerging playwrights and directors plays. The event is TWO NIGHTS only! Tickets will be $20 dollars and can be purchased online or by calling 404-607-74...
Cost: $20

The Annual Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival

Sunday July 28, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
The Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival returns to Actor's Express! The marathon evening of one-minute plays by over 50 of Atlanta's established and emerging playwrights and directors plays. The event is TWO NIGHTS only! Tickets will be $20 dollars and can be purchased online or by calling 404-607-74...
Cost: $20

Skintight

Sunday July 21, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
A funny, sexy, entertaining romp featuring the songs of The Go-Go's. Direct from Broadway! If you want to be part of THE party of the summer, get thee to Actor’s Express for the hilarious, sexy Broadway hit Head Over Heels, featuring the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go’s! Full of campy fun an...
Cost: $20+

Skintight

Saturday July 20, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A funny, sexy, entertaining romp featuring the songs of The Go-Go's. Direct from Broadway! If you want to be part of THE party of the summer, get thee to Actor’s Express for the hilarious, sexy Broadway hit Head Over Heels, featuring the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go’s! Full of campy fun an...
Cost: $20+

Skintight

Friday July 19, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A funny, sexy, entertaining romp featuring the songs of The Go-Go's. Direct from Broadway! If you want to be part of THE party of the summer, get thee to Actor’s Express for the hilarious, sexy Broadway hit Head Over Heels, featuring the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go’s! Full of campy fun an...
Cost: $20+

Skintight

Thursday July 18, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A funny, sexy, entertaining romp featuring the songs of The Go-Go's. Direct from Broadway! If you want to be part of THE party of the summer, get thee to Actor’s Express for the hilarious, sexy Broadway hit Head Over Heels, featuring the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go’s! Full of campy fun an...
Cost: $20+

Skintight

Wednesday July 17, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A funny, sexy, entertaining romp featuring the songs of The Go-Go's. Direct from Broadway! If you want to be part of THE party of the summer, get thee to Actor’s Express for the hilarious, sexy Broadway hit Head Over Heels, featuring the music of the iconic 80s band The Go-Go’s! Full of campy fun an...
Cost: $20+

Jump - June 2, 2019

Sunday June 2, 2019 02:00 pm EDT
A bridge that spans a deep gorge draws tourists, joggers, and more than a few wandering souls. Still reeling from the death of her mother, twentysomething Fay comes to the bridge looking for solace and a good place to vape, but what she finds is a journey of self-discovery and healing. In the whimsi...
Cost: $20.00

Jump - June 1, 2019

Saturday June 1, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A bridge that spans a deep gorge draws tourists, joggers, and more than a few wandering souls. Still reeling from the death of her mother, twentysomething Fay comes to the bridge looking for solace and a good place to vape, but what she finds is a journey of self-discovery and healing. In the whimsi...
Cost: $20.00

Jump - May 31, 2019

Friday May 31, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A bridge that spans a deep gorge draws tourists, joggers, and more than a few wandering souls. Still reeling from the death of her mother, twentysomething Fay comes to the bridge looking for solace and a good place to vape, but what she finds is a journey of self-discovery and healing. In the whimsi...
Cost: $20.00

Jump - May 30, 2019

Thursday May 30, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A bridge that spans a deep gorge draws tourists, joggers, and more than a few wandering souls. Still reeling from the death of her mother, twentysomething Fay comes to the bridge looking for solace and a good place to vape, but what she finds is a journey of self-discovery and healing. In the whimsi...
Cost: $20.00

Jump - May 29, 2019

Wednesday May 29, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
A bridge that spans a deep gorge draws tourists, joggers, and more than a few wandering souls. Still reeling from the death of her mother, twentysomething Fay comes to the bridge looking for solace and a good place to vape, but what she finds is a journey of self-discovery and healing. In the whimsi...
Cost: $20.00

Falsettos

Wednesday March 20, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
When Marvin leaves his wife Trina for a guy named Whizzer, they all determine to salvage something from the resulting fallout to form a new kind of family. Throw in a lovesick psychiatrist, a precocious thirteen-year-old and two lesbians from next door and you get the story of a modern family learni...
Cost: $20 - $40

An Octoroon - January 29, 2019

Tuesday January 29, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Trouble has been a-brewin’ at the Terrebonne Plantation since Judge Peyton died. Money is running out, an evil overseer is up to no good, and the heir to the estate is in love with someone he shouldn’t be. MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (author of the AE hit Appropriate) tur...
Cost: $20.00

An Octoroon - January 28, 2019

Monday January 28, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Trouble has been a-brewin’ at the Terrebonne Plantation since Judge Peyton died. Money is running out, an evil overseer is up to no good, and the heir to the estate is in love with someone he shouldn’t be. MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (author of the AE hit Appropriate) tur...
Cost: $20.00

An Octoroon - January 27, 2019

Sunday January 27, 2019 02:00 pm EST
Trouble has been a-brewin’ at the Terrebonne Plantation since Judge Peyton died. Money is running out, an evil overseer is up to no good, and the heir to the estate is in love with someone he shouldn’t be. MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (author of the AE hit Appropriate) tur...
Cost: $20.00

An Octoroon - January 26, 2019

Saturday January 26, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Trouble has been a-brewin’ at the Terrebonne Plantation since Judge Peyton died. Money is running out, an evil overseer is up to no good, and the heir to the estate is in love with someone he shouldn’t be. MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (author of the AE hit Appropriate) tur...
Cost: $20.00

An Octoroon - January 25, 2019

Friday January 25, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Trouble has been a-brewin’ at the Terrebonne Plantation since Judge Peyton died. Money is running out, an evil overseer is up to no good, and the heir to the estate is in love with someone he shouldn’t be. MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (author of the AE hit Appropriate) tur...
Cost: $20.00

An Octoroon - January 24, 2019

Thursday January 24, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Trouble has been a-brewin’ at the Terrebonne Plantation since Judge Peyton died. Money is running out, an evil overseer is up to no good, and the heir to the estate is in love with someone he shouldn’t be. MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (author of the AE hit Appropriate) tur...
Cost: $20.00

An Octoroon - January 23, 2019

Wednesday January 23, 2019 08:00 pm EST
Trouble has been a-brewin’ at the Terrebonne Plantation since Judge Peyton died. Money is running out, an evil overseer is up to no good, and the heir to the estate is in love with someone he shouldn’t be. MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (author of the AE hit Appropriate) tur...
Cost: $20.00

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays - December 23, 2018

Sunday December 23, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Back for her tenth smash year, Atlanta cabaret legend Libby Whittemore reprises her annual holiday show "Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas" at Actor's Express this December.
Cost: $40.00

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays - December 22, 2018

Saturday December 22, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Back for her tenth smash year, Atlanta cabaret legend Libby Whittemore reprises her annual holiday show "Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas" at Actor's Express this December.
Cost: $40.00

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays - December 21, 2018

Friday December 21, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Back for her tenth smash year, Atlanta cabaret legend Libby Whittemore reprises her annual holiday show "Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas" at Actor's Express this December.
Cost: $40.00

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays - December 15, 2018

Saturday December 15, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Back for her tenth smash year, Atlanta cabaret legend Libby Whittemore reprises her annual holiday show "Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas" at Actor's Express this December.
Cost: $40.00

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays - December 14, 2018

Friday December 14, 2018 07:30 pm EST
Back for her tenth smash year, Atlanta cabaret legend Libby Whittemore reprises her annual holiday show "Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas" at Actor's Express this December.
Cost: $40.00

Reykjavik

Saturday October 27, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
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Cost: $20

A Doll's House Part 2

Saturday August 25, 2018 04:00 pm EDT
Fifteen years ago, Nora Helmer made the shocking decision to leave her family, setting out on a new life. Now she has come home, knocking on the same door she slammed shut a decade and a half earlier. This Tony-winning comedy was one of the most talked-about hits of the 2017 Broadway season.
Cost: $65

The Color Purple

Saturday June 16, 2018 08:00 pm EDT
A great American novel becomes a great American musical. Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning triumph bolts joyously to life with soaring music and unforgettable characters. Celebrating the very best of the human spirit, The Color Purple tells the uplifting story of Celie, a woman who struggles thr...
Cost: $21 - $38

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas

Sunday December 17, 2017 07:30 pm EST
Libby Whittemore kicks off her ninth season of Libby’s at the Express with her annual holiday show Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and A Connie Sue Day Christmas. She is joined by the hilarious Connie Sue Day (the 31st Lady of Country Music) for one of Atlanta’s favorite holiday traditions.

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Cost: $40

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas

Saturday December 16, 2017 07:30 pm EST
Libby Whittemore kicks off her ninth season of Libby’s at the Express with her annual holiday show Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and A Connie Sue Day Christmas. She is joined by the hilarious Connie Sue Day (the 31st Lady of Country Music) for one of Atlanta’s favorite holiday traditions.

Tickets

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Cost: $40

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas

Friday December 15, 2017 07:30 pm EST
Libby Whittemore kicks off her ninth season of Libby’s at the Express with her annual holiday show Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and A Connie Sue Day Christmas. She is joined by the hilarious Connie Sue Day (the 31st Lady of Country Music) for one of Atlanta’s favorite holiday traditions.

Tickets

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Cost: $40

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas

Sunday December 10, 2017 07:30 pm EST
Libby Whittemore kicks off her ninth season of Libby’s at the Express with her annual holiday show Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and A Connie Sue Day Christmas. She is joined by the hilarious Connie Sue Day (the 31st Lady of Country Music) for one of Atlanta’s favorite holiday traditions.

Tickets

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Cost: $40

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas

Saturday December 9, 2017 07:30 pm EST
Libby Whittemore kicks off her ninth season of Libby’s at the Express with her annual holiday show Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and A Connie Sue Day Christmas. She is joined by the hilarious Connie Sue Day (the 31st Lady of Country Music) for one of Atlanta’s favorite holiday traditions.

Tickets

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Cost: $40

Little Shop of Horrors

Thursday August 3, 2017 07:30 pm EDT
Actor's Express will put on a production of the cult-classic Little Shop of Horrors, the play about a woman, a man and his man-eating plant. A limited number of $20 tickets are available thanks to a collaboration with Rainbros and their Gays for Plays program.

Tickets

Cost: $21.60-$37.80

Little Shop of Horrors

Saturday July 15, 2017 12:00 am EDT
What happens when a household plant is actually carnivorous and bloodthirsty? See in Actor's Express' performance of Little Shop of Horrors. This popular play follows botanist Seymour Krelbourn, his crush on co-worker Audrey and the plant he thinks will change his life. Performances are Wednesdays t...
Cost: $28-$40

Race and Our Police Force: a community conversation

Saturday June 17, 2017 02:00 pm EDT
Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre Company presents an open dialogue on the effects of race on both the internal operations of the police force as well as the external racial perceptions of police officers. A panel discussion will discuss the roots of the issue, community perceptions, and methods of b...
Cost: Free

Actor's Express 29th Season

Friday February 3, 2017 07:00 pm EST
The season opens with a modern take on Stephen Sondheim’s musical Company directed by Actor’s Express Artistic Director Freddie Ashley. In the fall, Actor’s Express will produce Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ Appropriate. A new production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible kicks off in 2017 followed...
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A Very Merry (All-Inclusive) 1MPF Holiday Spectacular!

Monday December 19, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Local and national playwrights, including Topher Payne, Marki Shalloe, Edith Freni, Steve Yockey, Amy E. Witting, Christina Quintana, Hank Kimmel,Suehyla El-Attar, Nicole Kemper, Johnny Drago, Neeley Gossett, Daryl Fazio, Steve Yockey, and many more, will present brand new one-act plays in a special...
Cost: $20

Libby's at the Express

Saturday December 17, 2016 07:00 pm EST
It must be Christmastime because you can find Libby Whittemore at Actor’s Express. Either that or the theater is remounting their summer production of Company, where the actress played Joanne. Libby Whittemore — known for films like The Blind Sky and Blue Sky as well as frequent appearances in A...
Cost: $40

Company

Saturday September 3, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical gets a modern makeover in Actor's Express' Season 29 opener with unforgettable renditions of some of Sondheim’s best-known songs, including “The Ladies Who Lunch” and “Being Alive.”
Cost: $20-$50

Company

Saturday September 3, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The 29th season at Actor's Express opens with a modern take on Stephen Sondheim’s musical Company directed by Actor’s Express Artistic Director Freddie Ashley. Company follows a guy from New York City who is still single as all of his friends couple up. He must deal with his bachelorhood as his ...
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Libby's at the Express: The 70s part 3

Saturday June 25, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cabaret legend Libby Whittemore will finish her seventh year at the Express with a 70s themed show. The 1970s are considered one of the most musically varied decades is history. Whittemore an also be seen in the theater's show Company.
Cost: $40

Significant Other

Saturday June 18, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Jordan Berman is looking for Mr. Right. As each of his close-knit girlfriends begin coupling off, he navigates the uneasy transition from gay best friend to bridesman. Through it all, he wades through a string of workplace crushes, awkward first dates and romantic misadventures of his own, wondering...
Cost: $26

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Saturday February 27, 2016 07:00 pm EST
A wronged barber escapes from prison, returning to his native London to exact revenge on the corrupt judge who unjustly imprisoned him and stole his wife and child. When he joins forces with the lonely piemaker Mrs. Lovett, he sets into motion a tale of lust, murder, revenge and some really twisted ...
Cost: Starting at $26

Libby's at the Express: Ho, Ho, Home For The Holidays and A Connie Sue Day Christmas

Saturday December 19, 2015 07:00 pm EST
The legendary Libby Whittemore kicks off her seventh season of Libby's at the Express with her annual holiday show Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and A Connie Sue Day Christmas. She is joined by the hilarious Connie Sue Day (the 31st Lady of Country Music) for one of Atlanta's favorite holiday tradit...
Cost: $40

Ho, Ho, Home for the Holidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas

Saturday December 19, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Local cabaret heavyweight Libby Whittemore brings back her beloved holiday show — this time with the 31st Lady of Country Music herself, Connie Sue Day.
Cost: $40

Threshold

Saturday December 5, 2015 07:00 pm EST
This new festival presents new play readings including Trick Church (Sat., 2 p.m.), I Love My Brother (Sat., 8 p.m.), and Obsession (Sun., 2 p.m.). There is also a playwrights panel discussion (Sat., 4 p.m.).
Cost: Free-$20

Blackberry Winter

Saturday November 21, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Vivienne struggles with caring for her mother, an Alzheimer’s patient whose condition is showing signs of deterioration. In some of Yockey’s most poignant writing to date, she confesses and confronts the myriad challenges of caring for someone who is vanishing slowly before her very eyes.
Cost: Starting at $26

The Thrush & the Woodpecker

Saturday November 14, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Brenda Hendricks tries to repair a fractured relationship with her son Noah, who has hastily returned home from college following an act of vandalism. When a mysterious visitor arrives at their remote Northern California home bearing dangerous secrets from Brenda’s past, the three find themselves ...
Cost: Starting at $26

Stupid F*cking Bird

Saturday October 10, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Love! Art! Revolution! A passionate young director fights for the future of his art while competing with a famous novelist for the affections of a beautiful young actress. His mother, an aging Hollywood star, struggles with fading youth and her lover’s wandering eye. And through it all, everyone d...
Cost: Starting at $26

Beers for Cheers: Celebrate the Craft

Sunday September 20, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
This weekend, the realms of beer and theatre will collide, resulting in a happy hour event of hilarious proportions. On Mon., Sept. 21 from 7 to 11 p.m., Wild Heaven Craft Beers and Actor’s Express are teaming up for Beers for Cheers: Celebrate the Craft. The dynamic shindig will feature brewery t...
Cost: $25

Libby Whittemore

Saturday June 20, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta cabaret legend Libby Whittemore comes to Actor's Express with her final concert of the 2015 season, and a grand salute to the rock and disco genre of the 1970s.
Cost: $40

The Whale

Saturday June 13, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
At six hundred pounds, Charlie has hidden himself away in his small apartment. Isolated and hungering for redemption, he desperately tries to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter before it’s too late. As he eats his way into oblivion, his life intersects with a lonely nurse and a mysterio...
Cost: $26-$45

4th Atlanta One Minute Play Festival

Monday June 8, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
The annual event will feature works by various artists representing all races, gender, culture, and age. The festival, founded by Producing Artistic Director Dominic D'Andrea, demonstrates different community issues in a short play form. Proceeds go to the communities featured in each work.
Cost: $20

Under the Covers: A Cabaret Event

Friday May 1, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A fundraiser party featuring covers of covers covered by the fine folks at Actor's Express, including Kevin Harry, Kristen Browne, Galen Crawley, Jessica De Maria, Stephanie Friedman, Jeremiah Parker Hobbs, and others. Also features a live auction.
Cost: $40

Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet

Saturday April 25, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
As an epic storm gathers in the distance, the currents of young Marcus’ life swirl toward a passage of self-discovery. As he comes to grips with his own burgeoning sexual identity, Marcus must look to the secrets of his family’s past to understand his future. From Tarell Alvin McCraney, playwrig...
Cost: $26-$45

Libby's at the Express

Saturday December 20, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Back for her sixth smash year, the incomparable Libby Whittemore enchants audiences with her beautiful voice and one-of-a-kind showmanship. This Decemeber, Libby is joined by the hilarious Connie Sue Day (31st Lady of Country Music) in one of Atlanta's favorite holiday shows.
Cost: $40

Libby Whittemore

Friday December 19, 2014 07:00 pm EST
Atlanta cabaretlegend Libby Whittemorereprises herannualholidayshow“Ho, Ho,HomefortheHolidays and a Connie Sue Day Christmas” atActor’sExpress thisDecember.
Cost: $40

Murder Ballad

Saturday December 6, 2014 07:00 pm EST
A sultry singer takes the stage in a seedy downtown bar, singing a story of “true love gone awry.” Against the backdrop of an unforgettable rock 'n' roll score, she spins a lurid tale of lust and murder that unfolds when a New York love triangle goes wrong. Full of pulse-pounding plot twists and...
Cost: $26-$45

Simply Barbra

Friday October 10, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Spend an evening at Actor's Express with the one and only Barbra. Steven Brinberg brings his acclaimed vocal performance of Barbra Streisand in Simply Barbra to Atlanta as part of 2014 Pride Weekend.
Cost: $35

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Saturday October 4, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Two rivals and ex-lovers play a dangerous game of sexual conquest in pre-revolution France. The intrigue mounts as they trample innocent hearts in their wake. Based on the scandalous 1782 novel and later adapted into an Oscar-winning film, Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a stunning slow burn of carnal s...
Cost: $26-$45

The Rocky Horror Show

Saturday August 9, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Innocent young Brad and Janet seek refuge in a mysterious castle on a rainy night. Inside, they encounter the lab of Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter and his madcap gaggle of aliens and misfits, who lead the young couple on an intergalactic adventure of sexual discovery and rock-and-roll. Audience Advisory:...
Cost: $26-$47

Late: A Cowboy Song

Monday August 4, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
The play is an early work of the award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl about perpetually late Mary, a woman who is desperately searching to find herself. Marrying her childhood sweetheart, Crick, has come with a sense of security yet tons of baggage. They seem to be happy. Enough. Until Mary reunites ...
Cost: $20

End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter

Saturday June 14, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
It’s December of 1968, and Judy Garland makes one last stab at a comeback. In a London hotel room with her young new fiance, pills and a cocktail at her side, Garland prepares for a series of high profile concerts. Directed by Freddie Ashley, featuring Natasha Drena as Judy Garland.
Cost: $26-40

Maple and Vine

Saturday April 19, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
When the fast-paced demands of modern society become unbearable, successful couple Katha and Ryu escape to a community of 1950s re-enactors, where life is slower, boys are boys and girls are girls, and what happens behind closed doors does not get discussed at Tupperware parties. Will replacing Wi-F...
Cost: $26-$40

Cult Classic Cabaret

Sunday April 6, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Featuring music from the best loved Cult Classic musicals, enjoy desserts, cash bar, wine raffle, and a live auction for several one-of-kind experiences. Performances by Bryant Smith, Kevin Harry, Kylie Brown, Jill Hames, Jeremiah Hobbs, Jordan Harris, Tara Chiusano, and more.
Cost: $50

Pluto

Saturday November 23, 2013 07:00 pm EST
In the wake of a local tragedy, single mother Elizabeth and her son Bailey try to jump-start their relationship across the breakfast table. But with berserker appliances, shifting astronomy, and the talkative new family dog Elizabeth might not be able to really see" the person she needs to see most....
Cost: $26-$45

Venus in Fur

Saturday October 5, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
David Ives' sexy comedy features erotic, kinky fun. Vanda is a talented young actress who, despite arriving late for her audition, is determined to land the lead in a play based on a classic erotic novel. Her emotionally charged audition for the play's director becomes an electrifying game of cat an...
Cost: $26-$45

Seminar

Saturday June 15, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Four aspiring writers get the education of a lifetime when they sign up for a writing class under a brilliant, egomaniacal, world-famous author.
Cost: $22-$45

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Saturday February 16, 2013 07:00 pm EST
A provocative, funny, sexy, rock 'n' roll musical that reimagines our nation's seventh president as a rock god badass who fights for the common man and wrestles the country away from Native Americans. Featuring music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, and starring Maxim Gukhman as Andrew Jackson. Direc...
Cost: $15-$47

Wolves

Saturday December 1, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Ben freaks out when his roommate Jack brings home a wolf for a one-night stand. When he tries to rescue Jack, Ben sets into motion a dangerous chain of events that will alter the world as they know it. From the wild imagination of Steve Yockey, an Atlanta native and author of the Actor's Express hit...
Cost: $22-$45

Wolves Benefits AID Atlanta on Thursday, November 15, 2012

Wednesday November 14, 2012 07:00 pm EST
On Thursday, November 15, Actor’s Express will donate a percentage of ticket sales from Playwright Steve Yockey National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Wolves to AID Atlanta. The play finds Ben, a timid young city-dweller, freaking out when his roommate Jack brings home a big bad wolf ...
Cost: $23.00

Kiss of the Spider Woman

Friday October 5, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Based on the novel by Manuel Puig, Kiss of the Spider Woman follows Valentin, A Marxist revolutionary, and Molina, a gay window dresser, as they develop an uneasy friendship rooted in surviving life in a Latin American prison. As their bond deepens, Molina escapes to a fantasy world and dreams up an...
Cost: $15-$40

The First Atlanta One-Minute Play Festival

Sunday June 10, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
After touring the nation, The One-Minute Play Festival is coming to Atlanta. Over 30 artist, including Steve Murray, Topher Payne, and Margaret Baldwin, were commissioned for this festival. Each play uses a special process to promote the spirit of radical inclusion.
Cost: $20

The Motherfucker With The Hat

Friday April 13, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
A recovering alcoholic ex-con suspects his girlfriend of having an affair when he discovers a man’s hat in her apartment in The Motherfucker With The Hat. This confrontational tragicomedy starred Chris Rock in its Broadway debut and was written by playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis, who also penned the...
Cost: $15-$42

The Life Monologues-It's A Thin Line

Saturday April 7, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
LJEG is dedicated to opening minds and healing souls through words; music and theatre. We believe through every pain, joy comes in the form of lyrical expression.
Cost: $10.00/advance- $12.00/door

Next Fall

Friday February 10, 2012 07:00 pm EST
The Fall's premiere is the 12th and Opening Reception on Jan. 14, 8 p.m., and runs until Feb. 11. Playwright: Geoffrey Nauffts tells the story how 20-something, Luke who believes in God, is deeply in love with the slightly older, Adam who doesn't share his beliefs.
Cost: $25-$30

Ho Ho Home for the Holidays...and a Connie Sue Day Christmas

Thursday December 22, 2011 07:00 pm EST
Libby Whittemore presents her holiday installment of Libby's at the Express!
Cost: $40

Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them

Friday November 25, 2011 07:00 pm EST
In this bittersweet comedy by A. Rey Pamatmat, a 16-year-old boy (Ralph Del Rosario) struggles to care for his gun-toting young sister Edith (Rose Le Tran, replacing Leslie Bellair) while discovering his feelings for his friend (Tucker Weinmann). Freddie Ashley directs. Part of the National New Play...
Cost: $25-$30

A Sleeping Country

Sunday July 31, 2011 12:00 am EDT
By Melanie Marnich, directed by Peter Hardy. A magical romantic comedy about a woman who travels to Italy looking for help with her terrible insomnia. In trying to find a way to fall asleep, she learns how to become truly awake. In repertory as part of the Essential Theatre Plays Festival.
Cost: $18-$23

Great Falls

Sunday July 31, 2011 12:00 am EDT
By Lee Blessing, directed by Ellen McQueen. A girl and her stepfather take a road trip, going on a journey that takes them across the map of America and deep into their own troubled hearts. In repertory as part of the Essential Theatre Plays Festival.
Cost: $18-$23

Great Falls

Sunday July 31, 2011 12:00 am EDT
By Lee Blessing, directed by Ellen McQueen. A girl and her stepfather take a road trip, going on a journey that takes them across the map of America and deep into their own troubled hearts. In repertory as part of the Essential Theatre Plays Festival.
Cost: $18-$23

A Sleeping Country

Sunday July 31, 2011 12:00 am EDT
By Melanie Marnich, directed by Peter Hardy. A magical romantic comedy about a woman who travels to Italy looking for help with her terrible insomnia. In trying to find a way to fall asleep, she learns how to become truly awake. In repertory as part of the Essential Theatre Plays Festival.
Cost: $18-$23
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