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Disney’s Aladdin Jr.
What: Join Aladdin, Jasmine, and the genie for this musical stage adaptation of the well-known Arabian tale.
Why: Your wish is granted.
When: Thru Apr. 17. Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.
Where: Blackwell Playhouse, 3378 Canton Rd., Marietta (678-213-3311).
Georgia Shakespeare Company Storytime
What: Follow a young King Arthur and his magical pal Merlin in the Will Power Ensemble’s adaptation of The Legend of the Sword in the Stone.
Why: All the world’s their stage.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Where: Little Shop of Stories, 133a E. Court Sq., Decatur (404-373-6300).
What: Adults and kids try out the low trapeze, tightwire walking, juggling, and rope climbing for half the usual price.
Why: You’re their ringleader.
When: Sat., 1-2:30 p.m.
Where: Circus Arts Institute, 206 Rogers St., ste. 214, Candler Park (404-549-3000).
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