Programs and Productions
Children of Eden
Jul 18, 2019-Sep 01, 2019
Book by John Caird
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Based on a concept by Charles Lisanby
Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and Martin Erskine
This season Aurora Theatre is going Old Testament with their season opening musical CHILDREN OF EDEN. With music from the great American composer who brought us Wicked and Pippin comes the epic masterpiece that sets the Book of Genesis soaring. The musical encompasses the story of creation as well as the great flood, but also examines the complex love between parents and children. Don’t miss this tale of love, family, and the power of forgiveness.
Sep 19, 2019-Oct 20, 2019
By Jen Silverman
Directed by David Koté
Fifty-something Sharon is a recently divorced busybody. Financially she needs a roommate to share her expenses. Emotionally she needs a roommate to break the isolation of her Iowa home. Enter Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, who is looking for a calm quiet place to hide from her past and start over. As Sharon begins to pick at Robyn’s secrets, things spiral out of control like a cross between Thelma and Louise and Breaking Bad.
On Your Feet! Children’s Audition
Sep 20, 2019
Aurora Theatre would like to cast 2 children’s roles for ON YOUR FEET!, a musical about the lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
Teatro Aurora quiere elegir dos niños para el reparto de On Your Feet!, un musical sobre la vida de Gloria y Emilio Estefan.
Christmas Canteen 2019
Nov 14, 2019-Dec 23, 2019
Directed & Choreographed by David Rossetti
Musical Direction By Ann-Carol Pence
Written by Jimi Kocina
Gwinnett’s longest-running theatrical holiday tradition, Christmas Canteen 2019 returns for a 24th smash year! This stunning musical revue makes The Most Wonderful Time of the Year even more wonderful. Brimming with songs, comic sketches, trips down memory lane and a sprinkle of Christmas magic, it’s the holiday show with something for everyone
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Jan 09, 2020-Feb 09, 2020
A play by Simon Stephens
Based on the novel by Mark Haddon
A co-production between Aurora Theatre and Horizon Theatre
Winner of seven 2013 Olivier Awards and five 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Play, this thrilling production has been enjoyed by over three million people worldwide. Christopher John Francis Boone, a 15-year-old boy on the spectrum who likes math, outer space and looking after his pet rat Toby finds himself at the center of a mystery. Wrongfully accused of murdering his neighbor’s dog, Christopher’s investigation to find the real culprit uncovers a thrilling adventure that turns his whole world upside-down.
On Your Feet!
Mar 05, 2020-Apr 19, 2020
Music & Lyrics by Gloria & Emilio Estefan
Book by Alexander Dinelaris
From humble beginnings in Havana to international superstardom, Gloria & Emilio Estefan changed the music industry forever. Experience the inspiring true story of two people whose belief in their art and determination created a new crossover genre of music. This Broadway sensation is a dance party that features all of your favorite songs including: Rhythm is Gonna Get You, 1-2-3, Conga, Turn the Beat Around and many more.
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End
May 07, 2020-Jun 07, 2020
By Allison Engel and Margaret Engel
Directed by Megan Rose-Houchins
Atlanta favorite Lane Carlock brings to life the humor and unapologetic truth of a mother, housewife, and philosopher in this charming one-woman show.