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AT­LANTA BAL­LET— The At­lanta Bal­let is led by Artis­tic Di­rec­tor Gen­nadi Ned­vi­gin and is in its 87th sea­son. Ex­pect eclec­tic per­for­mances, in­clud­ing tra­di­tional clas­sics and boldly modern pieces. Cur­rent per­for­mance: “Camino Real,” May 12-14. www.at­lanta­bal­let.com. Cobb En­ergy Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 2800 Cobb Gal­le­ria Pkwy., 404.873.5811. Map1/C5 FOX THE­ATRE— This 1929 the­ater is a lav­ish show­place of Moor­ish-Egyp­tian style. Up­com­ing shows: Hamp­ton 70, May 1; Soundgar­den, May 3; River­dance, May 5-7; Bastille, May 10; Ju­lianne and Derek Hough, May 11; Car­los Vives, May 12; Ku­mar Sanu & Alka Yag­nik, May 14; Find­ing Nev­er­land, May 16-21; Sigur Ros, May 23; Brit Floyd, May 25; Chris Rock, May 26-28. www.foxthe­atre.org. 660 Peachtree St., Mid­town, 404.881.2100. Map3/F5 HORI­ZON THE­ATRE— Known for its tal­ented en­sem­ble ac­tors, Hori­zon pro­duces new works that run the gamut from mu­si­cal come­dies to dra­mas. Cur­rent per­for­mance: “How to Use a Knife,” May 19-June 25. Check web­site for ticket prices and show­times. www.hor­i­zonthe­atre.com. 1083 Austin Ave., Lit­tle Five Points, 404.584.7450. Map1/D7 THE NEW AMER­I­CAN SHAKE­SPEARE TAV­ERN— This group per­forms the Bard’s plays and other clas­sics in a build­ing in­spired by the Globe The­atre. Each show fea­tures El­iz­a­bethan cos­tumes and live mu­sic played on pe­riod in­stru­ments. A din­ner menu is of­fered 75 min­utes be­fore cur­tain. Up­com­ing shows: “The Com­edy of Er­rors,” April 29-May 21; “The Two Gen­tle­men of Verona,” May 26-June 11. www. shake­speare­tav­ern.com. 499 Peachtree St. NE, Down­town, 404.874.5299. Map3/G5 7 STAGES— This lo­cal the­ater has per­formed a wide range of works by new and emerg­ing play­wrights since 1979, and is par­tic­u­larly known for its un­usual and ex­tra­or­di­nary pro­duc­tions. Cur­rent per­for­mance: “Cu­ri­ous Queer En­coun­ters,” May 4-14. www.7stages.org. 1105 Eu­clid Ave. NE, Lit­tle Five Points, 404.522.0913. Map1/D7 TRUE COL­ORS THE­ATRE— Tony Award-win­ning di­rec­tor Kenny Leon’s the­ater com­pany ex­plores the rich canon of African-Amer­i­can the­ater while also boldly in­ter­pret­ing global works. Up­com­ing event: Golf & Gala 2017, May 19-20. www.true­col­orsthe­atre.org. Southwest Arts Cen­ter, 915 New Hope Road SW, 877.725.8849. Map1/B8

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