Aurora Comedy Nights Present

Mother’s Day Weekend Comedy Spectacular

May 07, 2021-May 08, 2021

All-Star Comedy Lineup: Kiana Dancie, Debra Cole, Tiffany Anderson and Gilbert Lawand with host Katie Causey

Mother’s Day Weekend is fast approaching. Think outside the brunch and feast on some hilarious hijinks on Friday or Saturday Night! In honor of Mother’s everywhere we have booked a trio of Atlanta’s brightest female comedy stars and a special guest. Take a break from the kids and enjoy some humor with just the adults at the fabulous Aurora Mainstage. This is an event for anyone who loves to laugh and is a mother…. or has one. Bring your mask but leave your worries at home, Aurora Theatre is keeping it safe with reduced capacity, socially distanced seating and a full-slate of safety protocols. Mom would be proud.


  • A mask and temperature check is required to enter the building.
  • Touchless transaction – advanced ticket purchase only.
  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available.
  • Theatre will be disinfected before patrons are seated and immediately after each performance.
  • Holtkamp Heating & Air Conditioner has adjusted air intakes on the HVAC system to continuously circulate fresh air.
  • Bathrooms have been upgraded to include automatic faucets and hand soap dispensers.

May 7 & 8, 2021
Friday & Saturday at 7:15 & 9:15 PM
Tickets: from $40 (2-person pod) & $80 (4-person pod)/Subscribers

If you purchase 2 tickets in a 4-person pod, you will be charged for all 4 tickets. The additional tickets will show up as a charge within 2-3 business days after you place your order. To avoid additional charges, please do not select less than 4 tickets in a 4 person pod.

With a glowing smile and a dynamic personality, Kiana Dancie has always been the life of the party —  and destined for success. This multi-hyphenate is a powerhouse comedian, speaker, media personality, actress, and entrepreneur, both on and off stage.

Kiana is a former co-host of TV ONE’s nationally-syndicated talk show, “Sister Circle Live,” and was also a featured comedian on the hit TV ONE show, “Whose Got Jokes?” with Bill Bellamy, where she destroyed the stage. She starred on Bounce TV’s “Off the Chain,” where host Rodney Perry introduced her as a beast!

She continues to surprise and delight audiences across the country with her dynamic personality and colorful life experiences in her sold-out “Single in the City” comedy tour.

Kiana was recently hand-picked by Kevin Hart to perform on his LOL Stage at the Montreal Comedy Festival. After delivering a fantastic set, she was promptly cast in two movies: “SEXTUPLETS,” with Marlon Wayans for Netflix, and “One Crazy Christmas,” a BET & SHOWTIME feature.


Comic, blogger, musician, and mama, Debra Cole has a long performance history with the Aurora Theatre. Presenting well-crafted jokes with smiling southern sarcasm, Debra Cole is like a glass of sweet tea thrown in your face. Charming and full of surprises, she does not let the audience know where things are headed as she meanders through topics such as current events, life as a performer, friendships, regrets, parenting, and observations of metro Atlanta. Debra has many hats. She has performed hundreds of times since a fateful night at a comedy show at Eddie’s Attic in 2006. She was the host of Aurora’s Funny Fridays Series from 2012-2013. Before that, she performed with an all-female group called the Mixed Nuts. She has been at all the spots including the Star Bar, Girls Night Out at the Highland Inn, The Laughing Skull, and even a story-telling gathering called Carapace.

Debra also performs regularly as a flutist with her trio called Mary Flannery’s Ghost. The group plays for young audiences and families primarily. Debra also writes essays and has a political blog called Book Learnin.’ Well-respectedin the comedy community, Debra always puts on a great show with her energy, great delivery, warm smile, and biting humor. You can learn more about her music at www.maryflannerysghost.come and her blog at

Tiffany is a comedian, actor, improviser, and writer based in Atlanta, GA. She is originally from Decatur, GA.  

She performs improv with Red Pill Players and Other Side of the Wall. She can be seen regularly performing at Dad’s Garage, Village Theatre, and all over the country.

Tiffany is an American job creator, mother of two, and lover of crystal healing who uses her unusual life experiences and interests in her hilarious stories and comedy.

Gilbert Lawand is an Atlanta-based comedian whose style is a mix of social commentary, satire, and silliness drawn from a unique background born in Baghdad to Catholic parents before moving to a town called Warm Springs, Georgia where he grew up on a farm. Gilbert has opened up large theater shows for both Dave Chappelle and Aziz Ansari. He’s performed in several festivals including the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, High Plains Comedy Festival, and the Laughing Skull Festival (where he was a finalist). Gilbert also produces the annual Red Clay Comedy Festival in Atlanta.

Aurora Theatre offers a Full Bar and there is no two-drink minimum.





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