Thursday, August 23, 2012
The Glover Park Concert Series; martinis, music and art at the Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art; Brew with a View, "The Wizard of Oz" and "Mamma Mia!" at the Strand; "Legally Blonde" and more are on deck for Marietta this weekend.
1. The Cobb County Classic Rodeo is riding into Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta. Beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, August 24, and Saturday, August 25, the fun will last about two hours each night. Admission at the gate is $15 for adults and $12 for children. Ages five and under are admitted free. 2. The Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art is hosting Martinis & Music on Friday, August 24. Enjoy Martinis, hors d’oeuvres and musical entertainment along with access to all exhibitions from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 3. Friday, enjoy the sounds of Yacht Rock Schooner (Party Rock) under the stars and be sure to bring a picnic and blankets or set up your lawn chairs after 4 p.m. at the Glover Park Concert Series. Personal tables can be set up in the street on …
Wednesday, August 22, 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 16, 2012
If you missed one of last weekend's performances in Marietta, there is still time to catch it! "The Best of Broadway" at the Strand, "Legally Blonde" at the Civic Center, "Avenue Q" at the Alley Stage and "Sweeney Todd" are playing.
1. The bright lights of Broadway are coming to Marietta Square in a high-energy musical revue of fast paced fun with knockout voices and jaw-dropping dancers performing the very best songs from the heart of the American theatre industry. The Best of Broadway is the first of this year’s Strand produced revues to have a two weekend run through August 18. 2. Legally Blonde the Musical is coming to stage at The Cobb Civic Center’s Jennie T. Anderson Theatre through August 26. Get your pink on and join Atlanta Lyric Theatre for this all-singing, all-dancing, feel-good musical comedy. 3. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a 1979 musical thriller
with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and libretto by Hugh Wheeler. Catch the …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Legally Blonde the Musical is coming to stage at The Cobb Civic Center’s Jennie T. Anderson Theatre August 10. Are you going to see it?
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
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 …
Friday, June 22, 2012
The previously scheduled presentation of "Legally Blonde: The Musical" at the Strand Theatre will relocate to the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre at the Cobb Civic Center.
Friday, June 22, 2012
The previously scheduled presentation of Legally Blonde: The Musical at the Strand Theatre will relocate to the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre at the Cobb Civic Center and perform Aug. 10 through 26. In the musical's place, Smoke on the Mountain will be performed at the Strand Theatre from July 26 through Aug. 5. Patrons who have already purchased tickets to Legally Blonde will be contacted and are also encouraged to call The Lyric box office (404-377-9948) to exchange their tickets for the new dates and venue. Winner of seven major awards including the coveted Olivier Award for Best Musical 2011, this all-singing, all-dancing romantic comedy is about knowing who you are and showing what you’ve got! Based on the MGM film starring Reese …