What to do in Atlanta: Performing arts | March 25-April 1

DePoy watches a rehearsal of “Edward Foote.” Photo by Kathleen Sullivan
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DePoy watches a rehearsal of “Edward Foote.” Photo by Kathleen Sullivan

Credit: Kathleen Sullivan

Credit: Kathleen Sullivan

New shows are opening at the Alliance Theatre and Horizon Theatre this weekend. You can also catch the final days of the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival.

"Little Shop of Horrors." Through March 28. $10-$20. OnStage Atlanta, 2969 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur. www.onstageatlanta.com.

"Jerry Finnegan's Sister." Through March 29. $12-$15. Act1 Theater, Alpharetta Presbyterian Church, 180 Academy St., Alpharetta. $12-$39. Tickets: 770-663-8989. act1theater.com.

"House of Yes." Directed by Topher Payne. Through March 28. $17-$25. Out of Box Theatre, 585 Cobb Parkway S., Suite C1, Marietta. 678-653-4605, www.outofboxtheatre.com.

"James and the Giant Peach." Through March 29. $20-$35. Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.alliancetheatre.org.

"Rounding Third." Stage Door Players present an odd-couple comedy about two Little League coaches attempting to reconcile sharply contrasting approaches. Through April 12. $30, with discounts for seniors, students and youth. 5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-1726, www.stagedoorplayers.net.

6th Annual Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. Through March 29. $10-$30. At various venues, including the Improv Comedy Club (56 E. Andrews Drive N.W., Atlanta) and Laughing Skull Lounge. www.laughingskullcomedyfestival.com.

"Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet." Through April 26. $26-$45. Actor's Express at the King Plow Arts Center, 887 West Marietta Street Suite J-107, Atlanta. www.actors-express.com.

"The Explorers Club." Through April 19. $20-$40. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville. 678-226-6222, www.auroratheatre.com.

"Edward Foote." A stranger comes to town, looking terribly familiar to the residents of a tiny rugged Appalachian community in the 1930s. March 27-April 19. $33-$38. Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.alliancetheatre.org.

"Grand Concourse." A comic-drama with heart set in an urban soup kitchen. March 27-April 26. $20-$30. Horizon Theatre, 1083 Austin Ave. N.E., Atlanta. 404-584-7450, www.horizontheatre.com.

Laughing Matters. Celebrates Bill Kronick for The American Brain Tumor Association. 7 p.m. March 27. $12. Manuel's Tavern, 604 N. Highland Ave N.E., Atlanta. 404-225-5000, laughingmatters.com.

Atlanta Dance Theatre: "Alice in Wonderland" and "Chapters of Love." 7:30 p.m. March 27-28. $15.50-$23.50. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. www.atlantadancetheatre.org.

Demetri Martin. March 27-28. $35.  The Punchline, 280 Hilderbrand Drive, Sandy Springs. www.punchline.com.

Capitol City Opera: "The Abduction from the Seraglio." 8 p.m. March 27-28; 3 p.m. March 29. $30-$40. Conant Performing Arts Center, 4484 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. www.ccityopera.org.

Ron White. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. March 28. $51.75-$61.75. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. www.cobbenergycentre.com.

Southern Writers Onstage: Zora Neale Hurston & Alice Walker. Valerie Boyd, author of "Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston," explores the linked literary legacies of these two writers.  Noon March 31. Free. Theatrical Outfit, Balzer Theater at Herren's, 84 Luckie St., Atlanta. www.theatricaloutfit.org.

Brian Regan. 8 p.m. March 28. $42.50-$69.50. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. foxtheatre.org.

Kodo. 8 p.m. March 28. $67-$95. Rialto Center for the Arts, 80 Forsyth St., Atlanta. rialtocenter.org.

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre: "Journey." 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 28; 2:30 March 29. $15-$20. Gwinnett Center for Performing Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. www.gwinnettcenter.com.

Craig Robinson. 9 p.m. March 29. $40.  The Punchline, 280 Hilderbrand Drive, Sandy Springs. www.punchline.com.

Nate Bargatze. April 2-4. $15-$20.  Improv Comedy Club, 56 E. Andrews Drive N.W., Atlanta. www.theimprovatlanta.com.

"Marisol." Jose Rivera's play is set in post-apocalyptic New York. April 2-12. $16-$20. Theater Emory, Mary Gray Munroe Theater, 605 Asbury Circle, Atlanta. arts.emory.edu.

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