Enjoy a night of Exciting Performances at our Local Theaters

From McDonough, Griffin, and Jonesboro to Atlanta, Get Ready for Must See Local & Broadway Theater

By Jennifer Sheran, publisher Macaroni Kid McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton, Locust Grove January 22, 2023

There is something magical about live theater and it can introduce a whole new world of storytelling and imagination in kids, especially in this digital age. Luckily, there are numerous opportunities to experience a live performance this year.

Locally, there are several community theaters which offer first class performances including the Henry Players (McDonough) Main Street Players (Griffin), and the Front Porch Players (Jonesboro). If you or your child have the acting bug, there are also many opportunities to audition with these companies and the Henry Players even has a summer camp.

Local Theater Schedule

Henry Players:

  • February 9-19 - The Play That Goes Wrong
  • April 27 – May 7 - Once on this Island
  • June 15-25 - Dreamgirls

Main Street Players:

  • February 15-16 - The Tin Woman
  • Spring 2023 - Theatre for Young Audiences presents The Big Friendly Giant
  • April 12-23 - Murders of 1940 (musical comedy)
  • June 14-25 - Tintypes

Front Porch Players:

  • March 3-5 and 10-12  - Sound of Music
  • April 28-30 and May 5-7  - Puzzle in the Piazza
  • August 11-13 and 18-20  - Romeo and Juliet

Theater In Atlanta

Regions Bank Broadway in Atlanta brings a world-class roster of Broadway plays to the Fox Theatre. Heading into the city for a night on the town and a Broadway show is truly special.

Catch the remaining Shows of the "2022-2023 Regions Bank Broadway in Atlanta" Season:

  • January 27-29 - Riverdance
  • February 21-26 - Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
  • March 28-April 2 - A Soldier’s play

Looking Ahead to the "2023 - 2024 Regions Bank Broadway in Atlanta" Season in Atlanta

Regions Bank Broadway in Atlanta is proud to announce that the Atlanta premieres of the four-time Tony Award winning MJ, the Tony Award® winning and 2022 Grammy® nominated SIX THE MUSICAL and the Broadway smash-hit musical BEETLEJUICE will lead the 2023/2024 season at the Fox Theatre. The lineup is also set to featuring the return of HAMILTON, ANNIE, the Atlanta premiere of Harper Lee’s TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, the first U.S. national tour of FUNNY GIRL, the pre-Broadway revival of THE WIZ, the triumphant return of LES MISÉRABLES and Disney’s ALADDIN.

“The 2023/2024 season will be a particularly exciting one for Atlanta audiences,” said Russ Belin, vice president of Broadway in Atlanta. “This season includes long-awaited Atlanta debuts, returning favorites and an expansive variety of shows to suit every theatregoer’s taste. We’re very proud to host another fantastic season featuring the best Broadway has to offer!”

The 2023 - 2024 Regions Bank Broadway in Atlanta Schedule

  • October 24 – 29, 2023  - MJ

The music. The moves. The icon. Now, the unparalleled artistry of the greatest entertainer of all time comes to Atlanta as MJ, the Tony Award®-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own.

  • November 14 – 19, 2023 - THE WIZ

The highly anticipated Broadway revival of THE WIZ returns “home” to stages across America in an all-new Pre-Broadway tour, the first one in 40 years. ?

  • December 5 – 10, 2023 ANNIE

Holding onto hope when times are tough can take an awful lot of determination, and sometimes, an awful lot of determination comes in a surprisingly small package. Little Orphan Annie has reminded generations of theatergoers that sunshine is always right around the corner, and now the best-loved musical of all time is set to return in a new production– just as you remember it and just when we need it most.

  • January 9 – 14, 2024  - Disney’s ALADDIN (Season option)

Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical.

  • January 30 - February 25, 2024 - HAMILTON 

This “theatrical landmark has transformed theater and the way we think about history” (The New York Times).

  • March 19 – 24, 2024 BEETLEJUICE

It’s showtime! Based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film, this hilarious musical tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose whole life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and a demon with a thing for stripes.

  • April 16 – 21, 2024 SIX

From Tudor Queens to Pop Icons, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the microphone to remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a Euphoric Celebration of 21st century girl power! This new original musical is the global sensation that everyone is losing their head over!

  • May 7 – 12, 2024 Harper Lee’s TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

All rise for Academy Award® winner Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork. The New York Times Critic’s Pick TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is “the most successful American play in Broadway history” (60 Minutes).

  • June 4 – 9, 2024 LES MISÉRABLES (season option)

Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption–a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

  • July 30 – Aug. 4, 2024 FUNNY GIRL

Featuring one of the greatest musical scores of all time, including classic songs “Don’t Rain On My Parade,” “I’m the Greatest Star,” and “People,” this letter to the theatre is the story of the indomitable Fanny Brice, a girl from the Lower East Side who dreamed of a life on the stage.

The wait list for the Regions Bank in Atlanta’s 2023/2024 season is currently open. 

The seven-show subscription package includes:

  • Oct. 24 – 29, 2023 - MJ 
  • Nov. 14 – 19, 2023 - THE WIZ 
  • Dec. 5 – 10, 2023 - ANNIE 
  • March 19 – 24, 2024 - BEETLEJUICE 
  • April 16 – 21, 2024 - SIX 
  • May 7 – 12, 2024 - Harper Lee’s TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
  • July 30 – Aug. 4, 2024 - FUNNY GIRL

 The eight-show subscription package includes all shows listed above and: HAMILTON Jan. 30 – Feb. 25, 2024

The season options include:

  • Disney’s ALADDIN from Jan. 9 – 14, 2024
  • LES MISÉRABLES from June 4 – 9, 2024.

With a $49 deposit, new subscribers can guarantee their tickets for the 2023/2024 Season. A deposit will secure priority access to purchase 2023/2024 Season Tickets before general public on sale, subject to seat availability. This deposit will also grant access to the best payment plan options with no additional fee or interest and can then be applied to the package cost at checkout. The deposit also includes a full money-back guarantee if the customer chooses not to purchase.

New subscriptions are expected to go on sale in late March. Prices start at $260 for the seven-show package. Subscribers have the opportunity to add on HAMILTON to make an eight-show package. A season subscription is the only way to guarantee your seats for the Atlanta premiere of the hit musicals MJ and SIX. Subscriber prices will vary depending on the show time, day of the week and seating location. Subscriber benefits include access to the best seats available, priority access to additional tickets and ticket exchange privileges. Visit ? for more information on signing up for the wait list.

Current subscribers have until Feb. 13 to guarantee their same seats.

Individual tickets for each show are released separately.