When you live in a city known for being number one for toxicity, the longest commutes and a reputation for botching the Olympics, well – you just gotta laugh.
Which is exactly what we did for two hours as the talented ensemble from The Second City skewered my beloved hometown in “Peach, Drop Stop and Roll” at the Alliance Theatre’s Hertz Stage.
Loosely centered around the “mildly popular” Peach Drop held each year on New Year’s Eve in Underground Atlanta, this series of sketches is primarily Atlanta-focused, with jabs at locals such as Matt Ryan, Tom Sullivan, Clark Howard and Shirley Franklin’s flower. References abound to institutions ranging from Rich’s to the Ping Pig and the Clermont Lounge, which warranted its own skit of a dancer using her assets to crush beer cans. Read the full post »