From stunning magic tricks to love stories as classic as they are heart-wrenching, the 2016-2017 Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta season offers a little something for every live-theater lover. Preparing the season takes extensive planning explains Russ Belin, vice president of Broadway in Atlanta. “We’ll start 18-24 months [in advance] looking at titles that are pre-Broadway. We really do think about what Atlanta wants,” says Belin. “I think Atlantans have come a long way on educating themselves on what’s hot on Broadway, and letting us know what they want and then supporting it when it comes here.” The final selections are determined by the balance of tour schedule, Fox Theatre availability and seasonal timing. Each show only makes an appearance in Atlanta for a brief period, so check out the schedule and reserve your tickets soon!