Aurora Theatre celebrates spring with packed programming this March
Audiences invited to enjoy comedy nights, performances and more fun happenings in Lawrenceville
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 — Spring is on the horizon, which means Aurora Theatre is abloom with a wide variety of programming for Atlanta audiences! Guests can get swept away in the whirlwind romance The Bridges of Madison County, explore a splintered world of strange imaginings during the world premiere production SWEEP, dance to the beat of Brazilian rhythms during Teatro Aurora’s presentation of Carnaval Brasileiro and enjoy a heavy dose of laughter during Aurora Comedy Nights courtesy of the city’s best comedians. No matter the happening, March at Aurora means fun for all!
The Bridges of Madison County
Thursday, March 9 – Sunday, April 16; varied times
Prepare to be swept away by one of the most endearing love stories of all time! Aurora Theatre will dazzle audiences with its production of the timeless tale The Bridges of Madison County, on stage March 9–April 16. Based on the best-selling novel by Robert James Waller, the now two-time Tony Award-winning musical tells the story of a lonely Iowa farmer’s wife Francesca and her unexpected, four-day love affair with traveling photographer Robert. Will the passionate romance fuel Francesca to leave her family and to continue along the fiery, amorous path with her newfound love? Audiences are invited to experience the whirlwind romance that has captivated 50 million readers worldwide. For more information, visit bit.ly/AuroraBridgesofMadisonCounty.
Special March Programming
Saturday, March 11 at 8 p.m.
Get ready to groove along to the Samba rhythms and beats during this one-of-a-kind dance sensation own Ritmo Brasil and the elite dance artists of Dance Brasil will come together to give audiences a night of spicy Brazilian flavor! Tickets are $20. For more information, visit bit.ly/AuroraCarnavalBrasileiro.
Aurora Children’s Playhouse
Select Saturdays during March at 10 and 11:30 a.m.
Aurora Theatre assembles the best children’s performers in the region, bringing them to Gwinnett County for a family-friendly series filled with an array of extraordinary performances. Playhouse tickets are $7; PlayhouseTix punch cards are $50 and good for 10 admissions to any Children’s Playhouse show. For more information, visit bit.ly/AuroraChildrensPlayhouse.
The Giant, The Beanstalk and Jack by That Puppet Guy
Saturday, March 18
This innovative one-man musical is based on the timeless tale of lazy boy Jack, who outwits the Giant, gets the gold and saves the farm. The laugh-out-loud production combines original songs with the use of rod, hand and shadow puppets.
Ocean of Discovery by Georgia Aquarium
Saturday, March 25
Kids of all ages can journey below the surface of the big blue sea through the use of puppets and music to explore what really goes on in high seas!
Aurora Comedy Nights
Laughing Skull’s Best of Atlanta Comedy
Friday, March 10 at 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.
Filled with laughter and good times, Laughing Skull’s Best of Atlanta Comedy night will feature 12-15 of Atlanta’s elite comedians all on one stage for a non-stop night of entertainment. Tickets are $18. For more information, visit bit.ly/AuroraComedyNights.
Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18; 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.
Atlanta’s best improv group returns to the Aurora stage for a night of off-the-cuff comedy featuring the most talented improvisers in the city. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit bit.ly/AuroraComedyNights.
Continuing in March
Now through Sunday, March 5; varied times
Step into a splintered world of strange imaginings as Aurora Theatre presents the world premiere of the femme fantasy story SWEEP, now through March 5! The magical quest, written by rising Latina playwright Georgina Escobar, follows two sisters’ attempt at resetting history’s imperfections by hunting both biblical and modern-day targets through a set of alternate realities called the “multiverse.” Imaginative and adventure-filled, this zany, time-traveling escapade is a can’t-miss production this year! For more information, visit bit.ly/AuroraSWEEP.
For more information or to purchase tickets for events, call the Box Office at 678.226.6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.