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Kids Summer Activity in Atlanta - The Alliance Theater show The Dancing Granny

My son and I have seen numerous shows at the Alliance Theater and we have never been disappointed. The Alliance is currently undergoing a renovation and has taken the show on the road. The first show of the 2017-18 Alliance on the road season isThe Dancing Granny, based on the book by Newbury Honor winner, Ashley Bryan. We are excited about seeing this show because we’ve already visited the exhibit of Mr. Bryan’s work that is at the High Museum through January 2018. The Dancing Granny is a family friendly one act play that opened on June 11th at Olgethrope University. The Dancing Granny is the story of how Anase the spider, a character well known in African folklore, tries to trick Granny into dancing away from her grandson so that he can steal her vegetables. His plan is thwarted when he gets caught up in dancing himself!

This show will be especially fun for us because my mother is going to see it with us, so my son may very well have his own dancing granny before it is all said and …

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