Dinner and a show is one of the most classic date night combinations, and this winter 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, tango dancing, a 1940s musical revue, a live music tribute to The Beatles and two of the most classic love stories.
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!
Week 1: Sleeping Beauty
When: Jan. 7
Where: Fox Theatre
Tickets: $45 to $75
Synopsis: The Fox Theatre presents the return of The State Ballet Theatre of Russia with a timeless production of “Sleeping Beauty.”
Week 2: Leonard Bernstein and the Beethoven Seventh
When: Jan. 11 and 13
Where: Woodruff Arts Center, Symphony Hall
Tickets: $22 to $107
Synopsis: Join Atlanta Symphony Orchestra guest conductor Peter Oundjian for the toe-tapping ballet Fancy Free by the 25-year-old Leonard Bernstein, and for the last piece Bernstein conducted before his death at 72, Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. Also be amazed by ASO Concertmaster David Coucheron’s performance of the Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto.
Week 3: Tango Fire
When: Jan. 20
Where: Rialto Center for the Arts
Tickets: $34.85 to $69
Synopsis: The Tango Fire Dance Company of Buenos Aires features five couples, a stellar musical quartet, and singer Jesus Hidalgo. Sizzling with sensuality, irresistibly brazen and deliciously sophisticated, “Tango Fire” evokes the passion of late night Buenos Aires.
Week 4: In the Mood
When: Jan. 26
Where: Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Tickets: $32 to $62
Synopsis: “In The Mood,” a 1940s musical revue, creates a nostalgic atmosphere that transports the audience back in time. The show features the String of Pearls Orchestra and the In The Mood Singers & Dancers.
Week 5: Romeo and Juliet
When: Feb. 3 to March 3
Where: New American Shakespeare Tavern
Tickets: $23 to $42
Synopsis: Atlanta Shakespeare Company invites you to join them for the 18th anniversary of performing “Romeo and Juliet” about young lovers, feuding families and one Friar with good intentions.
Week 6: Rain – A Tribute To The Beatles
When: Feb. 11
Where: Fox Theatre
Tickets: $31.50 to $81.50
Synopsis: “Rain – A Tribute to the Beatles” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the release of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” For the first time ever, Rain brings the historic album to life in its entirety for this psychedelic multimedia spectacular!