Dinner and a show is one of the most classic date night combinations, and this fall Atlanta performing arts groups are ready to entertain couples out for a memorable night on the town.
Over the next six weeks Atlantans have opportunities to see a symphony, ballet, Broadway show, opera, musical and acrobatic show.
Choose one show, or be adventurous and follow our guide to see a different one each week.
Pair the performance with a delicious meal, and you have the perfect plans to celebrate an occasion, impress a first date, or fill an empty evening with someone you love.
Pick a day, find a date, and get your tickets today for these six romantic date night shows!
When: Oct. 25 and 26
Where: Atlanta Symphony Hall
Tickets: $39 to $89
Synopsis: Academy Award winning film “La La Land” will screen at Atlanta Symphony Hall, with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra playing the score along to the film. Winner of six Academy Awards® including Best Original Score and Best Original Song, “La La Land” tells the story of Mia (Emma Stone), an aspiring actress, and Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), a dedicated jazz musician, who are struggling to make ends meet in a city known for crushing hopes and breaking hearts.
If you miss this show, check Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s calendar for more fall options.
When: Oct. 20 through Nov. 5
Where: Jennie T. Anderson Theatre
Tickets: $26 to $58
Synopsis: Filled with humor, romance, drama and nonstop melody, “The World Goes ‘Round” is a thrilling celebration of life and the fighting spirit that keeps us all going. Five individuals find themselves careening through the world of love, babies and coffee. From “Cabaret” to “Chicago,” the nonstop hit-parade features unforgettable gems, including “Mr. Cellophane,” “Maybe This Time,” “Cabaret” and “New York, New York.”
When: Nov. 4 through 12
Where: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Tickets: $35 to $131
Synopsis: The Dutchman is doomed to wander the seas until he can find a faithful wife. A sailor’s daughter is doomed to an arranged marriage, but can’t shake her obsession with The Dutchman. Can true love change the course of their fates?
Specials: Opera’s Night Out: On Friday, Nov. 10 young professionals under age 40 can enjoy a pre-show cocktail hour and ticket to the show for $40.
Week 4: Cirque du Soleil: ‘LUZIA‘
When: Through Nov. 19
Where: Atlantic Station
Tickets: $35 to $265
Synopsis: LUZIA takes you to an imaginary Mexico, like in a waking dream, where light quenches the spirit and rain soothes the soul. Through a series of grand visual surprises and breathtaking acrobatic performances, LUZIA takes audiences on a surrealistic journey filled with wonders, playfulness and striking artistry.
When: Nov. 26
Where: Ferst Center for the Arts
Tickets: $30.76 to $190.84
Synopsis: Marking its 25th anniversary tour, Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” features over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life puppets, nesting dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life.
When: Nov. 28 through Dec. 3
Where: Fox Theatre
Tickets: $43.50 to $143.50
Synopsis: The ultimate love story continues in “Love Never Dies,” Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to “The Phantom of the Opera.” The year is 1907. It is 10 years after his disappearance from the Paris Opera House and the Phantom has escaped to a new life in New York where he lives among the screaming joy rides and freak shows of Coney Island. In a final bid to win back Christine’s love, the Phantom lures her, Raoul, and their young son Gustave, from Manhattan to the glittering and glorious world of Coney Island.