SEE & DO: Atlanta Pride presents Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro
Comedic double-header Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro take the stage of the Fox Theatre on June 20
Photo credit: Roger Erickson
By Olivia Cathcart Sunday June 17, 2018 05:00 am EDT
It’s been 49 years since the Stonewall Riots in New York City. Now, the Atlanta Pride Committee and the LGBT Institute at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights are honoring them with a night of comedy and advocacy. Many iconic LGBT artists will converge at the Fox Theatre, including comedic double-header Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro with support from new wave legends Blondie. Emmy-winning Sykes has written for and acted in a plethora of shows, stand-up specials, and films. Grammy-nominated Notaro recently created and starred in her own Amazon series and released her latest special, Happy to Be Here, on Netflix. This is a rare opportunity to see two comedians of this caliber on the same stage, so don’t miss out.
$61.10-$146.95. 8 p.m. Wed., June 20. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E. 404-881-2100. www.foxtheatre.org.
A product of the Chicago stand-up scene, Beth Stelling seems destined for greatness. Her second album, “Simply the Beth,” and Comedy Central half hour special were lauded by Splitsider and The Interrobang as one of the best for 2015. Since then, Stelling has been regaling audiences with her Midwestern charm and wit on Netflix’s “The Stand-Ups,” “Conan,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” as well as writing...