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Fall Arts Preview: Theatre, Comedy, and Performing Arts 

Oct. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 & 31

Dreadful Pestilence: Savannah's Yellow Fever in 1820

The Davenport House

The city’s 19th-century yellow fever epidemic gets careful treatment as actors portray the afflicted in different rooms of this grand house museum. This will be the last year that this living history experience will be staged, so don’t miss it. More at davenporthousemuseum.org.

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  • Dreadful Pestilence: Savannah’s Yellow Fever in 1820 @Davenport House

Oct. 7

Kevin James

Johnny Mercer Theatre

King of Queens and Paul Blart: Mall Cop star is in the upcoming release Here Comes the Boom.

www.savannahcivic.com

Oct. 13

The Commedia Play (working title)

Mondanaro Theatre, SCAD

The Collective Face Ensemble presents the magical play adapted from the novella by Antoine de Saint Exupery. A pilot stranded in the Sahara Desert meets an enigmatic, charismatic young prince fallen from the sky who transforms his heart forever in this holiday treat for the whole family.

Oct. 17-19, 24-26 and 30

The Rocky Horror Show

Bay Street Theater

Let’s do the Time Warp again with this saucy, strange cult classic presented by the sexy vixens of the Bay Street Theatre Company. We’re eagerly awaiting to see who will don Frank-N-Furter’s fishnet stockings this time around...Tickets at baystreettheatre.org.

Oct. 18-19

Savannah Stage Co. Open Auditions at Indigo Sky Gallery

Impulsive, brave men and women of all ages, shapes and sizes are encouraged to audition for the company’s upcoming season and Improv Troupe. Seeking technicians and designers too! Info at savannahstagecompany.com

Nov. 1

Spencer Dobson

The Wormhole

Comedian who’s worked with Louis C.K, Chris Rock, Mitch Hedberg, Doug Stanhope, and Brian Regan. 8 p.m., www.wormholebar.com

Nov. 6-9

Legally Blonde the Musical

Savannah Arts Academy

Sorority bimbo Elle Woods follows her self-centered beau to Harvard Law School and through studying, song and dance figures out she’s smarter than anyone imagined. Featuring the Broadway score and an ensemble cast of theatre, chorus and dance majors, this is bound to exceed expectations of the typical high school production.

Nov. 7-9 and 14-16

The Fantastiks

Asbury Memorial UMC

No one does classic musicals like Rev. Billy Hester and the Asbury Memorial Theatre Company. This fantastic tale of confused lovers and their lying but well-meaning fathers is directed by Ritchie Cook.

Nov. 20

Savannah Stage Co. 2015 season announcement party at the Andaz

Find out what productions are in store at this free, elegant event filled with cocktails and snack-sized segments from the upcoming season. savannahstagecompany.com.

Nov. 29

The Nutcracker

Civic Center

Columbia City Ballet presents its annual Thanksgiving weekend performance of the holiday classic.

5:30 p.m., savannahcivic.com

Dec. 4

SSC Improv Troupe Hosted Show at Indigo Sky Gallery

A merry band of fast-thinking characters dives into the unknown in Savannah Stage Co.’s audience-driven improv show. No scripts, no boundaries—just laughs. And possibly cupcakes. Info at savannahstagecompany.com

Dec. 4

Sister Act

Johnny Mercer Theatre

Jam Theatricals presents the toe-tapping, knee-slapping Broadway musical about a wanna-be diva who witnesses a crime and finds protection among the music-starved sisters at the local convent.

Dec. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21

The Little Prince

Muse Arts Warehouse

The Collective Face Ensemble presents the magical play adapted from the novella by Antoine de Saint Exupery. A pilot stranded in the Sahara Desert meets an enigmatic, charismatic young prince fallen from the sky who transforms his heart forever in this holiday treat for the whole family.

Dec. 5-6

The Nutcracker in Savannah

Lucas Theatre

Savannah Ballet Theatre presents its annual full-length locally-themed version of the holiday ballet classic.

Fri., Dec. 5, 10 am & 12:30 pm (school matinees) and Sat., Dec. 6, 2pm and 8 pm

912-525-5050 or savannahboxoffice.com

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