Programs and Productions


Season 28 At a Glance

Aug 17, 2023-Jun 16, 2024

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.

The Play That Goes Wrong

May 25, 2023-Jun 18, 2023

Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. You’ll see an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines); this Olivier Award-winning comedy is a hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes.

Duende: A Cirque Show

Jun 09, 2023-Jun 11, 2023

An AKmē instant circus presentation from Akrosphere Aerial & Circus Arts
This summer experience a show that will take you on an artist’s journey from inspiration to realization of a completed work. Duende refers to the mystical or powerful force given off by a performer to draw in the audience. This company of acrobats will beguile you with their amazing skill on the different apparatus portraying personal stories told through movement to music in a thrilling one-hour contemporary circus performance that will delight the entire family.

Drag Cabaret, Cocktails & Comedy

Jun 10, 2023

Brent Star and a bevy of Atlanta’s most fabulous Queens are coming to Lawrenceville to celebrate Pride month in cabaret style. Get ready for a fun night of music, dancing, fashion and irreverent comedy. The drinks will be cold, the ladies will be hot and the show will be off-the-charts fun!


Bingo Fabulous: Drag Bingo

Jun 10, 2023

Join us for our first ever bingo event. Bingo Fabulous is a drag event to commemorate Pride month this June.  Hosted by the one and only Brent Star with special guest Stiletto and her puppet pals. This delightfully entertaining afternoon is way more than just a game of bingo.

Summer Children’s Playhouse Lineup 2023

Jun 14, 2023-Jul 26, 2023

Summer fun is guaranteed at Aurora Children’s Playhouse! 


Return to Innocence

Jun 24, 2023

Magic Eastern Ensemble returns with their unique sound that bridges Asian traditional instruments with a modern style of music. Living in a post-pandemic world, people have gradually learned to slow down the pace of life. They are spending more time with family and taking opportunities to reflect. Return to Innocence will allow the music from traditional East Asian instruments, as well as piano and MIDI, to discover the beauty of life everywhere. The concert will bathe the listener in a sense of calm evoking nature to exhibit the innocence of awakening the inner heart.


Midsummer Jr!

Jun 14, 2023

Atlanta Shakespeare Company

Enjoy a high-energy adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream  using puppets, live music, and silly props to bring the story  to life for even the youngest of theatergoers. At about forty-five minutes in length, this hilarious show is sure to ignite the imagination of children as they experience Shakespeare’s magic. 

Sistas of Soul

Jun 16, 2023

These Sistas of Soul shaped the music industry and recorded some of the most memorable music of all time. Join us for a look back at the greatness of Etta, Gladys, Patti, Roberta, The Voice, The Queen of Soul, and so many more. Hop on that Midnight Train to Georgia and bring a New Attitude and Respect for these legends. Our powerhouse vocalists will take this One Moment in Time to be Killing You Softly with these songs. 


Headliner: Katherine Blanford

Jun 16, 2023-Jun 17, 2023

Katherine Blanford has brought her human Golden Retriever presence to stages across the country. The Atlanta-based comedian recently made her television debut on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. She has opened for many top-notchers including Jeff Foxworthy, David Spade, and Ron White. 

Cherokee Tales

Jun 28, 2023

This puppet show was written by playwright Kara Morrison, an enrolled member of the Waccamaw Siouan tribe and a descendant of the Cherokee Nation. Join Sequoyah one of the most influential figures in Cherokee history, as children hear about Cherokee culture and history, including Sequoyah’s famous syllabary. With the help of puppets and audience volunteers, this exciting puppet show recounts Cherokee myths about the creation of Cherokee land, how the brave Spider brought fire to the animals, the Trail of Tears and more.

Headliner: Baron Vaughn

Jul 08, 2023-Jul 08, 2023

Audiences will know him best as “Bud” from the longest running Netflix series Grace & Frankie starring alongside Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. He’s also a creative force behind the scenes, co-creating and co-hosting the groundbreaking Comedy Central showcase variety series The New Negroes with Open Mike Eagle. Baron has been touring top clubs and comedy festivals for 20 years with numerous television appearances as both an actor and comic. Like Henry Cho and Dulcé Sloan, Aurora Comedy Nights proudly presents this celebrity comedian.

Blacktop Playground: Improv for Kids

Jul 12, 2023

What happens when a T-Rex tries to fly an airplane? If you skip dessert, does your cupcake cry because it misses you? Using quick wit and imagination, Blacktop instantly creates funny scenes using suggestions from the crowd, and when those suggestions come from kids, you get a hilariously creative comedy show with tons of audience interaction. 

Freebird: The Ultimate Lynyrd Skynyrd Experience

Jul 14, 2023

Lynyrd Skynyrd is the iconic soul of Southern rock that has endured for over 50 years. Known for anthems like Sweet Home Alabama, Gimme Three Steps and the ultimate power ballad Freebird. As a band Freebirds’s members have been in love with the music since childhood, and they play these songs with the same passion and intensity of Lynyrd Skynyrd themselves. Get ready for a heaping helping of Southern Fried Rock N Roll by the best Skynyrd tribute band around – Fly High Freebird this July!


Freeze Frame

Jul 26, 2023

Freeze Frame
Big Thinkers Science Exploration

“Freeze Frame!” is the Big Thinkers’ chilling look into the world of dry ice!  Discover what dry ice is and how it behaves.  Create huge plumes of foggy carbon dioxide!  Explore effects of carbonation with the Big Thinker Soda Pop!  Catch dry ice bubbles in your hands… or on your head!

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Aug 17, 2023-Sep 10, 2023

This musical chronicles the inspiring true story of Carole King’s journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This Tony and Grammy Award-winning show is Some Kind of Wonderful and sure to make you Feel the Earth Move under your seat. Beautiful features hits like You’ve Got a Friend, One Fine Day, Up on the Roof, On Broadway and Natural Woman. A show-stopping season opener filled with the songs you remember—and the story you’ll never forget. 

Christmas Canteen 2023

Nov 24, 2023-Dec 23, 2023

Now in its 28th year, Christmas Canteen continues to infuse undeniable holiday magic over all of Metro Atlanta. Thousands flock to the sumptuous Lawrenceville Arts Center each season to experience the joy of this unique theatrical tradition. This magnificent revue overflows with spectacular musical numbers, riotous bursts of comedy and the perfect touch of nostalgia. All ages love to indulge in this holiday treat that promises to be the highlight of the festive season!


Jan 25, 2024-Feb 18, 2024

What can you do when life doesn’t go according to the recipe? It’s the middle of the night, a woman plagued by insomnia is determined that her mother’s bread recipe will finally work. The ingredients of time and memory keep interfering. The bread-baking process – the kneading, rising, shaping, and baking, all in real time – becomes a journey into the unpredictability of the world. On the eve of a significant birthday, the granddaughter of Cuban immigrants mixes the ingredients of her past – love, loss, and Cuban food – into a spectacular night that rises and falls with loaves that somehow end up in the oven. Aurora audiences will remember Marly Lynn Owen from her powerful performance in Wit, which earned her the Suzi Bass Award.

Greener Pastures

Mar 21, 2024-Apr 07, 2024

Forty-eight-year-old Dorothy, a two-bit actor with performance anxiety, has reached her breaking point portraying a singing sandwich on the local children’s show Lunchtime with Munchkins. When she finds a technicality in the contract, she chucks it all to live the good life at the Greener Pastures Retirement Center. Her new roommate, the wisecracking curmudgeon Maxine, wants the attention-grabbing whippersnapper gone. This battle of wills and wits is a Golden Girls meets The Odd Couple crowd-pleaser that makes a perfect date with grandma.  

Sister Act

May 23, 2024-Jun 16, 2024

Lounge singer Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder and is in fear for her life. The cops answer her prayers, sort of… They put her in protective custody in the one place the police are sure she won’t be found — a convent! Disguised as a nun but not in the habit of attending church, Diva Deloris is at odds with the rigid lifestyle of the sisters. She finds her place turning the stoic choir into a heavenly chorus, but her joyful noise could prove deadly. Based on the hit 1992 film, this uplifting musical is reason to REJOICE!