Atlanta Lyric’s “Peter Pan” features Alan Kilpatrick (center) as the villainous pirate Captain Hook. CONTRIBUTED BY CAYCE CALLAWAY

What to do in Atlanta: Performing arts | Aug. 26-Sept. 2

Catch a local story with a staging of "Driving Miss Daisy," and get in touch with your inner child at "Peter Pan."


"Memphis." The Tony-winning musical is a co-production with Theatrical Outfit. Through Aug. 30. $30-$65. Aurora Theatre, 128 East Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, www.auroratheatre.comRead our review.

“The Tortoise, the Hare, & Other Aesop’s Fables.” Through Sept. 20. $16.50 Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta.

“Peter Pan.” Presented by Atlanta Lyric Theatre. Through Aug. 30. $38-$58. Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta. Read our review.

Gallagher with Artie Fletcher and Bob Nelson. 8 p.m. Aug. 28. $35-$40. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta.

“Driving Miss Daisy.” OnStage Atlanta presents Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, Atlanta-set play. Aug. 28-Sept. 5. $15-$20. 2969 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur.

“Sharpstone’s Treasure.” 10 and 11:30 a.m. Aug. 29. $7. Aurora Theatre, 136 W. Pike St., Lawrenceville.

Step Afrika: “Symphony in Step.” 6 p.m. Aug. 29. $20-$45. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta.

"Pericles, Prince of Tyre." Aug. 28-Sept. 6. $15-$39. Atlanta Shakespeare Company at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, 499 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta.

“Previously Blue: A Poetic Summit on the Mystery of Disaster, Resilience & Beauty.” 8 p.m. Aug. 28-29; 5 p.m. Aug. 30. $22.50. 7 Stages Theatre, 1105 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta.

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” Sept. 2-20. Tickets start at $20-$55. Alliance Theatre, Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta.

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