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Season 29 At a Glance

Aug 15, 2024-Jun 22, 2025

Season Ticket Holders get the best seats at the lowest prices and whole host of EXCLUSIVE perks. It’s not just 5 phenomenal shows, it’s also Guest Passes, Free Exchanges, Flexibility, and Personal Service.

Summer Children’s Playhouse Lineup 2024

Jun 14, 2024-Jul 26, 2024

Summer fun is guaranteed at Aurora Children’s Playhouse! 

 

Joe Gransden and His Big Band Holiday Concert

Dec 16, 2024

Join us for a spectacular holiday concert featuring Joe Gransden and his Big Band on the Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage at LAC! Prepare for an unforgettable evening that will transport you through the golden age of jazz, now wrapped in the warmth and joy of the holiday season.

I Feel Good: A Tribute to James Brown & Friends

Jul 12, 2024

The night opens with real 70’s soul and the sultry sounds of Bill Withers, Al Green, Nat King Cole, Barry White and more. Hits like Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe, How Can You Mend a Broken Heart and Just the Two of Us. Then after intermission make way for Soul Brother Number One, as we pay tribute to The Hardest Working Man in Show Business. There is no doubt James Brown is a beloved American music superstar. The Godfather of Soul began his career as a gospel singer in Toccoa, Georgia and went on to record iconic songs like “I Got You (I Feel Good)”, “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag” and “Living in America” among his 17 number one hits. So, get up offa that thing and join us for a smooth night of music  

Bingo Fabulous: Drag Bingo

Jul 13, 2024

Join us for Bingo Fabulous- Drag Bingo is classic bingo with a fun twist! Hosted by the one and only Brent Star with a special guest will add exciting performances and unexpected surprises along the way. This delightfully entertaining evening is way more than just a game of bingo.

The Art of Lucha Libre

Jul 14, 2024

For the first time at Aurora Theatre, come enjoy the best local and international Lucha Libre talent. This family and sports entertainment event will feature talents like Vary Morales , Mark Davidson, Hyera Hena, Richard Ramos, El Lobo Syler Andrews, Dave Stage, among others. Buy your ticket today so you don’t miss out! 

 

Celebrity Comedian: Brian Moote

Jul 19, 2024

The Failarious Comedy Tour is a different type of comedy show which celebrates and laughs at all the hilarious failures in life that we all have… Nothing perfect is ever funny. Come out for a night of brand new stand up from Brian Moote and special guest comedians. 

LAC Movie Night: The Color Purple

Jul 20, 2024

Join us at the Aurora Theatre for a special free screening of the 2023 movie The Color Purple! In celebration of our upcoming season opener, The Color Purple musical, we invite you to experience the powerful story that has captivated audiences for generations. Don’t miss this chance to see the stunning film adaptation before we bring the musical to life on stage.

Sweet Baby James: James Taylor Tribute

Aug 03, 2024

Don’t miss America’s #1 James Taylor tribute Sweet Baby James, as Nashville musician Bill Griese performs the songs of the legendary JT. Not your typical tribute band fare, and not a “look-alike” act, Griese delights audiences using only his uncanny Taylor-like  vocals & guitar playing, and a refreshingly real stage presence.  Enjoy the ultimate James Taylor experience with favorites like Fire and Rain, You’ve Got a Friend, Shower the People, How Sweet It Is, and Steamroller, celebrating one of our greatest troubadours. Get your tickets today!

Club Babalú: Parranda Vallenata

Aug 03, 2024

Join Club Babalú at the Lawrenceville Arts Center as we present Parranda Vallenata. A night of live music and dancing that pays tribute to one of Colombia’s most beloved genres of music; Vallenato!

 Acompáñamos a Club Babalú en el Lawrenceville Arts Center mientras presentamos Parranda Vallenata. Una noche de baile y música en vivo que rinde homenaje a uno de los géneros musicales más queridos de Colombia; ¡el Vallenato!

Headliner: Mia Jackson

Aug 09, 2024-Aug 10, 2024

Get ready for a night of non-stop laughs with the hilarious Mia Jackson at the Aurora Theatre! This Georgia peach has been cracking up audiences nationwide and she’s bringing her sharp wit and infectious humor to our stage. From touring with Amy Schumer to her Comedy Central special, Mia’s comedy chops are top-notch. Don’t miss out on this comedic powerhouse who’s guaranteed to leave you rolling with laughter.

The Color Purple

Aug 15, 2024-Sep 15, 2024

This Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will kick off Aurora’s Season 29 — A Feast for the Soul. Follow the unforgettable journey of Celie as she discovers her own strength and resilience in the face of extreme adversity. The joyous musical features an enthralling score that blends gospel, jazz, and blues. Originally developed in Atlanta at the Alliance Theatre in 2004, and most recently a 2023 smash-hit movie, Aurora welcomes home this epic story that is a testament to the healing power of love.

Drag Cabaret, Cocktails & Comedy: Disney Edition

Aug 17, 2024

Experience a magical night of entertainment with Drag Cocktails, Comedy, and Cabaret: Disney Edition! Blend beloved characters with fabulous performances, comedy and creatively crafted cocktails for an unforgettable evening of laughter and enchantment! Perfect for Disney fans and drag enthusiasts alike, this show promises a night of laughter, music, and a sprinkle of pixie dust. Get ready to be spellbound!

 

Celebrity Comedian: Henry Cho

Oct 10, 2024-Oct 10, 2024

Aurora Theatre welcomes back nationally renowned comedian, television and film star Henry Cho. A national treasure, this February he was inducted into The Grand Ole Opry – the first comedy to receive this honor since 1973.  This comedy superstar has made Lawrenceville his Atlanta-area stop on his From Here to There Comedy tour. Good. Clean. Fun.

Christmas Canteen 2024

Nov 29, 2024-Dec 22, 2024

Atlanta’s favorite tradition, Christmas Canteen returns for a 29th year to illuminate the holidays. Canteen is a stocking stuffed with a dazzling array of musical numbers, riotous bursts of comedy, a star-studded cast and the perfect sprinkle of nostalgia that delights every generation. This year, we add a new interactive twist that will “light up” your holiday season and have audiences “raving.”

King of Pangea

Jan 23, 2025-Feb 16, 2025

As part of Aurora’s New Musical Initiative, this heartfelt folk-rock musical is inspired by the real- life story of its creator, Martin Storrow. When a sudden loss shatters the world of college student Christopher Crow, he travels back to his imaginary childhood island of Pangea, in hopes of finding answers that will put the broken pieces back together. Like the whimsy and suspense of The Wizard of Oz, Chris’ family transforms into the fantastical characters on his island. A breakout hit with audiences at the National Alliance for Musical Theatre New Musical Festival.