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Jan 31, 2023-Mar 31, 2023

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL

Words and Music by Gerry Goffin Carole King Barry Mann Cynthia Weil Book by Douglas McGrath
Music by Arrangement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Directed and Choreographed by David Rossetti
Music Direction by Ann-Carol Pence
Starring Bethany Irby as Carole King

August 17- September 10, 2023
Clyde & Sandra Stickland Grand Stage

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

An Aurora Original

November 24 – December 23, 2023
Clyde & Sandra Stickland Grand Stage

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!


KNEAD

Written and Performed by Mary Lynn Owen

January 25 – February 18, 2024
Metro Waterproofing Main Stage

What can you do when life doesn’t go according to the recipe? 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 –in real time– becomes a deeper journey. On the eve of a significant birthday, the granddaughter of Cuban immigrants mixes the ingredients of her past into a spectacular night that rises and falls with loaves that somehow end up in the oven. Starring Mary Lynn Owen, Suzi Bass Award-winner for her performance in Aurora’s Wit.


GREENER PASTURES

By Lori Fischer

March 21 – April 7, 2024
Clyde & Sandra Stickland Grand Stage

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

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Book by Cheri Steinkellner & Bill Steinkellner
Additional Book Material by Douglas Carter Beane
Based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture, Sister Act, written by Joseph Howard.
Starring Jasmine Reneè Ellis as Deloris Van Cartier

May 23 – June 16, 2024
Clyde & Sandra Stickland Grand Stage

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!

Season Ticket Subscription

It’s more than just 5 great shows! All subscribers receive…

  • 2 FREE Exchanges – additional exchanges available for $5 each
  • 1 FREE Switch Pass – switch a subscription ticket to another Aurora Theatre or LAC event (excludes rental events).
  • Lock in your seat in the Clyde & Sandra Strickland Grand Stage Theatre
  • Right of first refusal for your seats in Season 28 (2023-2024) 

Star Pass Membership

In addition to 5 amazing shows and all the perks other subscribers receive, if you add a $100+ tax-deductible contribution per package, you’ll unlock these stellar benefits:

  • 2 Guest Passes – Bring a Guest for only $20
  • 1 additional FREE Exchange (for a total of 3)
  • Priority Seating Star Pass Members are assigned seats before other Season Ticket Holders
  • Recognition in show programs