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Fall Arts Preview: Performances 

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SEPTEMBER

Theatre: Big Love— Join The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble for the first show in the 2018/2019 season. A modern remake of one of the oldest Greek tragedies, The Danaids by Aeschylus, fifty sisters arrive at an Italian anor, having fled Greece to avoid marrying their fifty cousins. Mayhem ensues, complete with grooms in flight suits, women throwing themselves to the ground, occasional pop songs and romantic dances - even a bride falling in love. $25/$20/$5 Shows Sep. 14-15, 22-23 at 8 p.m., and 3 p.m. Sun. matinees on Sep. 16, and 23. Kennedy Fine Arts Building, Savannah State University, 3219 College St.

Theatre: Sex Please, We’re Sixty— It’s a hilarious musical farce from Coastal Stage Productions. Tickets $20. Sept. 14-15 7:30 pm., Sept. 16 3 p.m. Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne.

Theatre: Mark Twain and Mr. Clemens, Tonight!— See the man and the myth, by portraying Mark Twain and Samuel L. Clemens on stage at the same time. Kurt Sutton’s play features tall tales, stories and music from Mark Twain the way Clemens would have played him today. $20 Sat., Sep. 15, 7 p.m. Mars Theatre, 109 S. Laurel Street.

Theatre: The Cat in the Hat— The Savannah Children’s Theatre presents this adaptation of the classic book by Dr. Seuss. $15 adults, $12 seniors, military and kids September 15 & 16 @ 10 A.M. September 15, 16, 22, 23 @ 3 P.M. savannahchildrenstheatre.org.

National Theatre Live: Curious Incident of a Dog in the Nighttime— See the live broadcast of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” a critically acclaimed production directed by Marianne Elliott. $5 SCAD Card holders, $10 general admission Tue., Sep. 18, 7 p.m. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Odd Lot Improv: Monday Night Madness— Built around a series of improv games, the show relies on audience suggestions to put the players into hilarious characters and scenes to drive the show forward. $5 Mondays, 7:30 p.m. The Loft on Liberty, 215 W. Liberty St.

Theatre: The Diary of Anne Frank— In this transcendently powerful new adaptation by Wendy Kesselman, Anne Frank emerges from history a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl. Presented by the Savannah Repertory Theatre. $25 Sept. 27-Oct. 7, Savannah Rep’s PLAYShop, 980 Industry Drive.

Odd Lot Improv: On The Spot Mysteries Dinner Theatre— Odd Lot is teaming up with the brilliant Chefs of Savannah Coffee Roasters to bring you a whole new dining experience. The always surprising talent of Odd Lot will perform a fully interactive Friday night Murder Mystery while you dine on a delicious three course meal. Seating is at 6:30pm Friday nights. Reservations are strongly recommended. Four actors and three courses all for $40. $40 Fridays, 6:30 p.m. The Loft on Liberty, 215 W. Liberty St.

National Theatre Live: King Lear— Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s ‘moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear. $5 SCAD Card holders, $10 general admission Fri., Sep. 28, 6 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

OCTOBER

Odd Lot Improv: Monday Night Madness— Built around a series of improv games, the show relies on audience suggestions to put the players into hilarious characters and scenes to drive the show forward. $5 Mondays, 7:30 p.m. The Loft on Liberty, 215 W. Liberty St.

Theatre: God of Carnage— God of Carnage relates an evening in the lives of two couples, residents of a tony Brooklyn neighborhood, who meet to discuss a playground incident. Oct. 4-6 7:30 p.m., Oct. 7 3 p.m. Armstrong Campus Fine Arts Center, 11935 Abercorn St.

Yellow Fever in Savannah 1820— This October see a historical recreation of Savannah’s dreadful Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1820 with particular emphasis on the destination of the soul and medical techniques of the period. A highlight is moving though the candlelit rooms witnessing enactments by costumed performers. Not suitable for children under 12 years of age. Reservations recommended. Limited attendance. $16 in advance; $19 at the door. Plus tax. Fri/Sat nights in Oct. Davenport House, 324 East State St.

Theatre: Tuck Everlasting— Doomed to, or blessed with, eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. Presented by the Savannah Stage Company. Fri. Oct. 12, 8 p.m. $15 The Pop Up Playhouse, 115 E. Lathrop Ave.

Savannah Ballet Theatre: Sleepy Hollow— Washington Irving’s bone-chilling tale. $25 Sat., Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Disney On Ice: World of Enchantment— Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories at Disney On Ice. $20-$65 Oct. 24-27, 7 p.m. savannahcivic.com.Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

NOVEMBER

Odd Lot Improv: Monday Night Madness— Built around a series of improv games, the show relies on audience suggestions to put the players into hilarious characters and scenes to drive the show forward. $5 Mondays, 7:30 p.m. The Loft on Liberty, 215 W. Liberty St.

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare— Viola is shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria and she comes ashore with the help of a Captain. She has lost contact with her twin brother, Sebastian, who she believes to be drowned. With the aid of the Captain, she disguises herself as a young man under the name Cesario, and enters the service of Duke Orsino. Located in Jenkins Hall. $12 Nov. 8-10 7:30 p.m., Sun. Nov. 11 3 p.m. Armstrong Campus, Georgia Southern University, 11935 Abercorn St.

Comedy: Jon Crist— The Human Being Tour comes to town, focusing on the Christian subculture. Nov. 10, 7 p.m. savannahcivic.com. Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

Theatre: King Lear— The Savannah Shakes present this one-of-a-kind production of Shakespeare’s King Lear, drawing inspiration from the tragic doomsday cults of the 1990s. Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18. Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 West Liberty Street.

South Carolina Ballet’s Nutcracker -- Annual tradition returns on Thanksgiving weekend. Nov. 24, 5:30 p.m. , $20-$45 Savannah Civic Center

The Harlem Globetrotters— Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball – they are the ultimate in family entertainment that will bring smiles and fan interaction to people of all ages. Wed., Nov. 28, 7 p.m. The Savannah Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

Theatre: A Midwinter Night’s Dream— Collective Face Theatre Ensemble presents this whirl of wintry revels. Mortals, fairies and rustics collide as they slip, slide and skate through Shakespeare’s fantastical and hilarious ode to love, beauty and poetry. $25 Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, collectiveface.org. Kennedy Fine Arts Building, Savannah State University, 3219 College St.

DECEMBER

Savannah Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker— The legendary Tchaikovsky score will fuel the performance of this classic holiday ballet, from a fabulous holiday party set in 1940’s Savannah to a dream unlike any other. $25 Sat., Dec. 1, 2 & 8 p.m. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Odd Lot Improv: Monday Night Madness— Built around a series of improv games, the show relies on audience suggestions to put the players into hilarious characters and scenes to drive the show forward. $5 Mondays, 7:30 p.m. The Loft on Liberty, 215 W. Liberty St.

Theatre: Little Women the Musical— Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women follows the adventures of sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Presented by Savannah Repertory Theatre. $25 Dec. 13-22, 8 p.m. Savannah Rep’s PLAYShop, 980 Industry Drive.

The King and I from the London Palladium— This simulcast musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher. $15 Tue., Dec. 4, 7 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

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