Friday, February 15, 2013
Take a look at this roundup of events in Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Counties, Feb. 15 through Feb. 17.
Douglasville Arbor Day Event What: Keep Douglasville Beautiful invites you to celebrate Arbor Day with tree plantings at Jessie Davis Park. The event will include an educational workshop led by a certified arborist, a tree planting demonstration and free pecan seedlings. Where: Davis Park, 7775 Malone St, Douglasville When: Friday, Feb. 15, 9 a.m. "Beehive: The 60's Musical" What: Beehive is a rockin’ musical celebration of the girl groups who left their mark on 60’s music and on many of our lives. Relive music’s golden era and an empowering time in history with "The Name Game," "The Beat Goes On," "Respect," "Natural Woman," "My Boyfriend’s Back," "One Fine Day," "To Sir With Love," "It’s My Party," "Proud Mary," "Downtown" and more. …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The Atlanta Lyric fostered and trained Buster, a Chihuahua mix in need of a home, for "Legally Blonde" in the hopes of helping him find a new home; what they didn't expect was for Buster to be adopted before the show opened.
When Atlanta Lyric Theatre needed a small dog to play the role of Brusier in the musical adaptation of Legally Blonde, the organization turned to Furkids. The role of Bruiser calls for a small, lively dog that goes off to Harvard Law School with Elle Woods, the blonde who’s not so dumb. “The dog has to be charming, affectionate and smart enough to act during his scenes and stay quiet when the action of the play wasn’t on him,” said Brandt Blocker, Artistic Director and General Manager of Atlanta Lyric Theatre, who served as Stage Director. Instead of choosing an animal trained as an actor, Atlanta Lyric Theatre management thought a homeless dog might fit the role while providing a good audience for Furkids and its homeless animals. …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The award-winning Broadway senstation is coming to stage at The Cobb Civic Center’s Jennie T. Anderson Theatre starting Friday. Are you going to see it?
Legally Blonde the Musical is coming to stage at The Cobb Civic Center’s Jennie T. Anderson Theatre August 10 through 26. Get your pink on and join Atlanta Lyric Theatre for this all-singing, all-dancing, feel-good musical comedy. This award-winning Broadway musical sensation is based on the hit movie starring Reese Witherspoon. Legally Blonde the Musical follows college sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods, played by The Lyric’s Alison Brannon Wilhoit, as she puts down the credit card, hits the books and heads for Harvard Law School in pursuit of her boyfriend Warner Huntington III, played by Matthew Ragas. There she encounters Professor Callahan, played by award-winning Atlanta actor Alan Kilpatrick, and proves that being true to …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Out of Box Theatre and Next Stage Theatre Company have leased the smaller space known as Alley Stage in downtown Marietta.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Hundreds will attend the evening of song, testimonies and presentations to raise awareness for our troops and let them know we support them. See how you can enter to win a pair of tickets to the event!
The Marietta Museum of History and Patch want to offer you and a friend a special night out. We are giving away a pair of VIP tickets to May 10's Hearts for Heroes III. Entering this contest is easy. Just post a comment at the bottom of this article and tell us what your favorite thing to do in Marietta is or share your thanks to our servicemen. Just a sentence or two will be fine. For the third year, Marietta will celebrate, honor and remember local servicemen and wounded warriors with the Hearts for Heroes event at the Strand Theatre. "We are putting this event together to honor the servicemen and women. Marietta gives a big city feel in a small town; it's like a big family, and this gives us a chance to honor those who help and protect…
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Strand stage will be transformed into a Vegas variety show with showstoppers and impersonators highlighting the talents of Elvis, Liberace, Dolly Parton, the Rat Pack, the Four Tops and more.
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Earl Smith Strand Theatre and Patch want to offer you and a friend a special night out. We are giving away a pair of tickets to Thursday's opening night of The Vegas Show. Entering this contest is easy. Just post a comment at the bottom of this article to tell us how many times you've gone to the Strand and what your favorite event was. Just a sentence or two will be fine. You must get your entry in by 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 14. We’ll conduct a random drawing from these entries for The Vegas Show performance March 15. Boarding MARI-GA (as in Marietta, GA) Airlines, audience members will enjoy two fun-filled acts of sensory overload and over-the-top glitz as they “fly” into Sin City. Featuring showgirls, singers, dancers and musical …