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Atlanta Civic Center Theater

395 Piedmont Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA, USA
Seats (approximate): 4591

For more than three decades, The Atlanta Civic Center has played host to some of the world's most highly anticipated productions. In 2001, the Atlanta Civic Center was renamed as a lasting tribute to one of Atlanta's most beloved philanthropists, Boisfeuillet Jones. Past Performances The Atlanta Civic Center boasts the largest performance stage in the Southeast, making it the venue of choice for major productions and exclusive special events. In 1996, we earned the privilege of serving as the official venue for the 1996 Olympic Games' Cultural Olympiad. We have also been the home of the Atlanta Opera since 2003. Our extraordinary and highly diverse productions have included celebrated blockbuster Broadway shows such as Riverdance, Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, The Wizard of Oz and Show Boat. We have also welcomed the young and the young at heart by offering the most popular productions for children such as Barney's Big Surprise, Sesame Street Live, Scooby Doo Stagefright-Live on Stage and Radio Disney's World Tour. We are delighted to accommodate great musical performers and comedians, and recent performers include Prince, Melissa Etheridge, The Black Crowes, Sarah Brightman and the late Ray Charles. Our comedy shows have included Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam, HBO's Chris Rock, Cedric the Entertainer and Steve Harvey. The Civic Center has also hosted an array of Gospel Plays and Concerts, including the Stellar Gospel Music Awards. Meeting Facilities In addition to our 4,600 seat theatre, we offer 5,800 square feet of meeting space to accommodate corporate meetings and private receptions. We have served as the meeting facility of choice for corporate giants such as General Electric, Home Depot, Fox Television, IBM, General Motors, Walt Disney Special Events Group, and Honda. Civic & Community Involvement Local Civic and Government organizations also count on us to accommodate special events. Our venue is the site of high school graduations for many Atlanta Public Schools and local colleges. We are also proud to provide performance space for school dance recitals and artistic presentations. Additionally, The Atlanta Civic Center is the venue chosen by Chamber Theatre and the National Theatre of the Performing Arts for Educational Outreach Productions for Adolescents.


Productions Production Dates
Fela!
Musical, Original
Additional music by Aaron Johnson, Jordan McLean; Music by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti; Book by Bill T. Jones, Jim Lewis; Additional lyrics by Jim Lewis; Lyrics by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti
Oct 11, 2011 - Oct 16, 2011
The Lion King - Gazelle
Musical, Original
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Apr 03, 2008 - May 04, 2008
The Lion King - Gazelle
Musical, Original
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Jan 27, 2003 - Mar 23, 2003
Les Misérables - Third National
Musical, Original, Drama
Feb 29, 2000 - Mar 05, 2000
Miss Saigon - Second National
Musical, Original, Drama
Feb 23, 1999 - Mar 07, 1999
Show Boat
Musical, Revival, Drama
Dec 16, 1997 - Jan 11, 1998
Miss Saigon - Second National
Musical, Original, Drama
Oct 20, 1995 - Nov 26, 1995
Grand Hotel
Musical, Original, Drama
Jan 22, 1991 - Jan 27, 1991
Big River
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Roger Miller; Book by William Hauptman; Lyrics by Roger Miller
Aug 04, 1987 - Aug 09, 1987
Sugar Babies
Musical, Original, Revue, Comedy, Burlesque
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Book based on traditional material written by Ralph G. Allen; Lyrics by Al Dubin, Dorothy Fields
Sep 09, 1980 - Sep 21, 1980