Aurora Theatre spotlights fall fun with September programming

Speakeysie News Desk 9/7/2019

Theatergoers of all ages invited to Lawrenceville for ghost tours, children’s playhouse, comedy nights and more!

Friends and families are encouraged to experience a cornucopia of fall festivities at Aurora Theatre this September!  Guests can enjoy belly-aching laughs as comedian Mike Albaneseentertains during Aurora Comedy Night or embark on an adventure during the Full Moon Haunted Cemetery Tour, filled with spooky paranormal fun. For young theatergoers, Aurora Children’s Playhouse will host the very special princesses of Second Star Events for stories, songs and a meet-and-greet. In addition, Rock the Presidents transports kiddos from past to present through toe-tapping songs in under an hour! With so much fun for everyone, there’s certainly something to “fall” in love with at Lawrenceville’s favorite theater this season!

September Programming

Brews and Boos

Saturday, September 7 at 9 p.m.
Indulge in spooky tall tales on this haunted history walk through Lawrenceville. Grab a cold one and get ready to toe-tap to entertainment at Exhibit A(le), Universal Joint and McCray’s Tavern on the Square. This tour is for ages 21+ only. Tours begin at the Aurora Theatre and end at a nearby pub.For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Full Moon Haunted Cemetery Tour
Saturday, September 14 at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets $25

As the oldest city in the Atlanta area, it’s no surprise that Lawrenceville is home to unrested ghouls. Brave souls are invited to visit the most frightening of places to hear terrifying tales of the occupants of the Historic Lawrenceville Cemetery. As tickets are limited; reservations are highly recommended.For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Teatro Aurora

The Practical Guide of How to Live as a Couple and Not to Die in the Attempt (Guía practica de como virir en pareja y no morir en el intento)
Saturday, September 7
7 p.m.
Tickets $25 in advance/ $30 at the door 

Get ready to laugh! This stand-up comedy show is performed in Spanish by a couple for couples – or anyone who intends to live as a couple and survive. Based on humor from the comics’ personal experiences, this imperfect couple will try to solve their problems with help from a live audience. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Aurora Comedy Nights
Hearty laughs and great jokes are guaranteed at Aurora Theatre’s Comedy Nights! On select weekends in September, some of the state’s top comedians will take the stage while Aurora pours cold brews and cocktails for a truly memorable night out without the standard two-drink minimum. For more information and to purchase tickets, please

Headliner Mike Albanese
Friday and Saturday, September 13 and 14
7:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. 

Tickets from $15
New York-based comedian Mike Albanese has put on comedy performances worldwide, writing skits for some of the biggest brands in the world and highest paid comedians of all time. This September, Mike will bring his jokes and laughs center stage at Aurora Theatre! Along with feature appearances from Katherine Blanford and Zachary Wright, attendees can indulge and relate to the humor of Mike’s personal experiences, touching on his struggle with health, paranoia and blowing it with the perfect girl. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Dad’s Garage
Friday and Saturday September 27 and 28
7:15 p.m. and 9:15 p.m.
Tickets from $10

Atlanta’s award-winning improvisation group returns to Lawrenceville with an off-the-cuff night of comedy. Since 1995, Dad’s Garage Theatre Company has given guests a fast-paced comedy show featuring games made up on the spot from audience suggestions and has repeatedly been named Creative Loafing’s “Best Improv Group in Atlanta.” For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Aurora Children’s Playhouse
Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Tickets $7

Showcasing regional children’s performers, Aurora Children’s Playhouse invites children and parents to enjoy featured puppeteers, magicians, storytellers and musicians! These 45-minute shows are the best way to introduce children into the wondrous world of theater. By boasting great characters and upbeat productions, little ones are sure to be mesmerized and entertained! For more information, please visit

Sing, Dream, Lead like a Princess 
Saturday, September 21
Young theatergoers are invited to enjoy stories of friendship, love and bravery, while singing along to the most beloved songs from some of their favorite heroines! Princesses-in-training are invited to stay afterwards to take pictures with the cast.

For entry to the meet-and-greet, please make a $5 minimum donation to the Atlanta’s Women’s Foundation before or after the show. Meet-and-greet tickets are limited and available at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Rock the Presidents 
Saturday, September 28
Young audiences can learn about the history of the most treasured American presidents while rocking out to sweet solos and great beats during this informative performance! Just like in Hamilton and Schoolhouse Rock!, the performance showcases catchy lyrics along with great tunes tohelp reinforce America’s history and inspire children to want to know more about their country. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

The Roommate 
September 19- October 20, 2019
Tuesday- Saturday at 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
Tickets starting at $20

A surprising and touching story of starting over, overcoming consequences and forming friendships will sweep audiences away on Aurora Theatre’s mainstage. This one-act dark comedy by Jen Silverman follows two mature women taking on a newly found chapter in their lives while coming to terms with transformation, themselves and each other. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit

Continuing in September…

Lawrenceville Ghost Tours 
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30 p.m.
Adults $12, Children $9
Aurora Theatre actors will give thrill seekers a chill-down-their-spine with this spooky tour around Lawrenceville, featuring real stories and places. The tour begins and ends at Aurora Theatre and runs May through September, with tours continuing every night in October. To purchase tickets, please visit or call 678.226.6222.

For more information or to purchase tickets for events, call the Box Office at 678.226.6222 or visit

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