Performance Venues in Atlanta

Here’s our directory of Performing Arts Theaters in Atlanta. We are actively compiling information on virtual events and the occasional live performances. See the individual listings for information about what is happening at the venue or see our Atlanta events coverage.

Theater Coverage

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Performing Arts Theaters

Atlanta’s avant-garde playhouse enjoys a sterling national and international reputation for the persistent stylistic daring and moral urgency of its work. The venue frequently hosts performance troupes such as Dad’s Garage and Full Radius Dance. The intimate Back Stage space is home to smaller produ... | more...

Founded in 1956, Atlanta’s oldest theatrical organization that has nurtured such talent as the Tony Award-winning Kenny Leon has found a new life and location in Hapeville, where it emphasizes educational programs as well as performances. | more...

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

CL: The lavish sets and production values at times risk upstaging the actual shows at Atlanta’s biggest and most prestigious theater company, which features the 770-seat Alliance Stage and the more intimate 200-seat Hertz Stage. In 2021, the National Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) presented Trahan Architects with the 2021 Interior Architecture Award for the Alliance Theatre project for the dramatic interior space of the Coca-Cola Stage. The Alliance Theatre is part of the Woodruff Arts Center.
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A trolley barn and power station converted into an arts center housing a small theater; art galleries; a children’s gallery; dance, music and pottery studios; and a gift shop. In addition to regular performances and exhibits, ART Station has a full slate of workshops, activities and art camps. | more...

Aurora Theatre was established in 1996 and has become the anchor arts organization for the City of Lawrenceville. Aurora Theatre houses 2 performance spaces, has 5,000 season ticket holders and produces over 850 events annually. | more...

After a two-year restoration project, this longtime landmark (originally opened in 1931) reopened its doors as the Buckhead Theatre in 2010. The space hosts a wide variety of concerts, theatrical performances and other events. | more...

Take in a classic movie or concert at the beautiful 1930s art deco Strand Theatre. | more...

Located at the heart of the Georgia Tech campus, the Ferst Center is a state-of-the-art facility that hosts a diverse range of musical and cultural programs throughout the year. | more...

In the late ’70s, Atlanta almost allowed a telephone company to demolish one of the city’s architectural gems. Everybody thinks Gone with the Wind premiered here, but that happened at the Loew’s Grand down the street, which did get torn down. A 60-minute guided tour is available. The Fox Theatre hos... | more...

The vision of the West End Performing Arts Center is to enhance the quality of life of all Fulton County citizens through quality arts education and performing arts programs. In addition, the center aims to support local and community artists, develop new and maintain existing partnerships with comm... | more...

Classy productions of middle-of-the-road comedies, musical revues, and theatrical chestnuts mark this Roswell playhouse. | more...

An intimate 200-seat theater. A gift for sparkling comedy marks this scrappy Little Five Points playhouse, dedicated to finding intriguing new voices in Southern theater. | more...

The small theater company has had a long but turbulent life since its founding in 1971. It has undergone numerous changes in leadership and venue, but the 2001 debut of its permanent playhouse in Decatur offered one promising sign of stability. Another followed in 2008 with the addition of actress a... | more...

Previously known as the Black Box Theater. | more...

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