Music and Magic in Savanna returns!
Alan St. George will be presenting a new show with a cast of world class performersMay 4, 5, and 6th at The Alan and Adrianne St. George Center for the Arts at 800 Chicago Avenue in Savanna. As with previous Music and Magic in Savanna shows, St. George is donating proceeds from the event to charitable groups. The two non-profit groups chosen this year are The Savanna Historical Society and Timber Lake Playhouse.
Always seeking to bring new and exciting talent to Savanna, Alan St. George has booked this group of performers for a spectacular, lively, fun filled show. It has taken well over a year to coordinate schedules of the popular performers for this May event.
The evening and matinee performances will feature professional national and international talent arriving from around the country to present a full program of music and magic at the theatre:
Joel Ward will be returning for another visit to Savanna. Joel’s high energy, original magic has astonished people throughout the world. Born and raised in Cardiff by the Sea, California, Joel started his own business at age 10 and started to perform at children’s birthday parties. By age 15, Joel became a World Champion Teen Magician after placing 1st at the International Brotherhood of Magicians annual competition, the World’s Largest Magic Organization. That same year Joel was picked out of hundreds of magicians to appear on television with Master Magician, Lance Burton. The show, "Lance Burton-Young Magicians Showcase," was filmed at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2009 Joel performed on NBC’s "The Bonnie Hunt Show," and was part of the series called, "Masters of Illusion," on My Network TV. Joel just finished headlining the Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus show, "Boom A Ring," which toured the East Coast and Puerto Rico. In January of 2011, Joel made his first appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and on Comedy Central’s Tosh.0.
David Sandy, who recently served as International President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians. Sandy produced all the magical entertainment for the Presidential Inaugural Banquets in January 2001 in Washington, D.C.
Lance Rich has been performing since he was five! With performing credits as a singer, dancer, magician and escape artist, he has entertained audiences at venues all over the country for more than two decades.
Jessica Peterson will return to Savanna, having previously performed at Music and Magic as the Tsarina for The Magyk Tsar. She will perform her unique style of magic and illusions.
Michael Dunavant, singer/actor, currently stars in the Boston production of The Fantasticks and was nominated as the "Best Actor in a Musical" by the Independent Reviewers of New England.
Talia Marie Aull, vocalist/actor, who sang in a world premier at the John F. Kennedy Center and has performed as Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Meg in Little Women and various other leading roles.
Guests will have a ‘sneak preview’ from Timber Lake Playhouse’s upcoming season with special performances from TLP talent including:
Ben Isabel, actor/singer, will be joining Timber Lake Playhouse a second time for its production of The Sword and the Stone in May. He previously performed at Timber Lake in a production of Beauty and the Beast. An Atlanta based actor, he has recently worked for the regional Tony winning Alliance Theatre in their productions of The Wizard of Ozand Pangs of the Messiah.
Christopher Lewis, actor/singer, will be returning to Timber Lake for his 3rd show with the Magic Owl Series. Chris is an Atlanta based actor and a recent graduate of Shorter University where he received his BFA in Musical Theatre. Most recent credits include:Titanic (Frederick Fleet)-Fabrefaction Theatre; Annie with Sally Struthers (Various Ensemble)-Theater of the Stars; And Then They Came for Me (Young Edward);Thoroughly Modern Millie (Rodney)-Atlanta Lyric Theatre; Dames at Sea (Dick), Annie(Rooster), The 39 Steps (Clown 2), and The All Night Strut (Chris)-The Prizery Theatre. At TLP, Chris appeared in Beauty and the Beast (Rodin) and Hyronomous A. Frog(Arthur the Page).
Sarah Beth Moseley, actress/singer, grew up with a passion for the arts in Newnan, Georgia. Currently, she pursues a BFA Musical Theater degree at Shorter University. She recently returned from a semester abroad, studying theater in the heart of London at Regents College. Apart from Timber Lake Playhouse and Shorter's stages, Sarah Beth has performed for Peach State Summer Theater and various community productions. She will be appearing in TLP’s The Sword in the Stone this spring.
Music and Magic in Savanna promises non-stop excitement and entertainment for the whole family.
Tickets in preferred seating are $22. General admission is $17. Children 18 and under, $12. Adults must accompany all children.
Curtain time is 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday, 2:30 pm Sunday.
Free popcorn and beverages will be available at intermission.
Sorry, not handicapped accessible.
Tickets can be ordered online at www.magicinsavanna.com (click on show poster to order) or by calling Timber Lake Playhouse at 815-244-2035, Facemakers at 815-273-3900 or Jean Ferris at 815-273-7262.