By Howard Pousner
Theatrical Outfit has extended Tom Key’s adaptation of “A Confederacy of Dunces” a week, through Sept. 12.
For theater-goers, there’s a price for the show’s popularity: Tickets for the final Friday and Saturday performances will rise to $35, while admission will be $30 for shows Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday of the final week (678-528-1500, www.theatricaloutfit.org).
But Key, director Richard Garner and his cast also will give a free presentation about the play at the Decatur Book Festival, 1:45 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Decatur High School auditorium. Cast members will perform scenes from the play. www.ajcdecaturbookfestival.com.
In other theater news …
‘Cooke Story’ onstage
Windsong Music Group is presenting “A Change Gon’ Come: The Sam Cooke Story,” Friday through Sunday, Aug. 27-29, at 14th Street Playhouse in Midtown. The musical drama, being presented six times over three days, is described as a chronicle of Cooke’s life, from talented teen to musical star. 404.733.5000, www.woodruffcentertickets.org.