Cathy Ang as Claire and Kenny Tran as Oliver in “Maybe Happy Ending” at the Alliance Theatre. Photo credit Greg Mooney
Photo: For the AJC
Photo: For the AJC

Alliance Theatre suspends remainder of 2019-2020 season due to coronavirus concerns

Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre, located in the Woodruff Arts Center, is suspending all of its performances for the rest of the 2019-20 season. Planned camps for spring break will continue but only with a maximum of 20 people per camp, and instructors “will be increasing its already stringent practices,” according to the Alliance.

In a release sent March 13 from the Alliance states, “In light of ongoing developments resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the national move to delay or cancel large group gatherings as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and World Health Organization, Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre will suspend all remaining performances in its 2019/20 season, as well as select programming and special events.”’

The Alliance is considering streaming options to distribute some programming that has been pre-recorded and says it will announce its 52nd season on March 25. 

Below is a list canceled performances, effective immediately. Check for a complete list of cancelations.


  • Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience (March 7-29, 2020). This will be reprogrammed into the Alliance’s 2020/21 season, January 16 – February 7, 2021. 
  • In My Granny’s Garden (March 17-April 19, 2020)
  • The Alliance’s Festival of New Works is now canceled 
  • All winter acting classes are now canceled 
  • Toddler Takeover at the Woodruff Arts Center has been canceled 
  • Toddler Takeover at the Woodruff Arts Center has been canceled 

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