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Fall Arts Preview: Theatre, Dance, and Comedy

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Odd Lot Improv: On The Spot Mysteries Dinner Theatre— Odd Lot is teaming up with the 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. Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 West Liberty Street.

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. Savannah Coffee Roasters, 215 West Liberty Street.

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Theatre: Pippin— Part of the God on Broadway series, this performance tells the story of a young prince who longs to find passion and adventure in his life. Free Sun., Oct. 1, 11:15 a.m. Asbury Memorial Theatre, 1008 E. Henry Street.

Theatre: The Revolutionists— The Revolutionists is a brutal comedic quartet about four very real women who lived boldly in France during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. $12 Sep. 28-30, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 1, 3 p.m. Armstrong State University, 11935 Abercorn St.

Theatre: Carousel— Part of the God on Broadway series, this performance tells the story of a charming carnival barker and mill worker who fall in love. Free Sun., Oct. 8, 11:15 a.m. Asbury Memorial Theatre, 1008 E. Henry Street.

Theatre: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner— Based on the screenplay by William Rose. Directed by Ken Neil Hailey and performed by the Savannah Repertory Theatre. Thursdays-Saturdays. Oct. 12-21, 8 p.m., and Sundays, Oct. 15 & 22, 3 p.m., Savannah Rep’s PLAYShop, 980 Industry Drive.

Theatre: Peter and the Starcatcher— A fresh take on the beloved classic, Peter and the Starcatcher upends the story of how an orphan became the Boy Who Would Not Grow Up. $12-$15 Fri., Oct. 13, 7 p.m., Sat., Oct. 14, 3 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 15, 3 p.m. 912-238-9016. Savannah Children’s Theatre, 2160 East Victory Dr.

Contra Dance— Come early for a workshop at 7:15 p.m. if you’ve never contra danced before. Music by Glow in the Dark String Band. All dances called by Joyce and Bob. $6 members, $9 general Sat., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m.Garden City United Methodist Church, 62 Varnedoe Ave.

Theatre: Wicked— Part of the God on Broadway series, this performance tells the story of the Wizard of Oz before the Emerald City. Sun., Oct. 15, 11:15 a.m. Asbury Memorial Theatre, 1008 E. Henry Street.

Theatre: Aladdin— Part of the God on Broadway series, this performance tells the story of the lovable genie. Free Sun., Oct. 22, 11:15 a.m. Asbury Memorial Theatre, 1008 E. Henry Street.

Theatre: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat— Part of the God on Broadway series, this performance tells the story of a young dreamer, Joseph. Free Sun., Oct. 29, 11:15 a.m. Asbury Memorial Theatre, 1008 E. Henry Street.

Theatre: Rocky Horror Show— Celebrate Halloween with this cult classic that’ll make you shiver with antici...pation. Oct. 27-31, 8 p.m., Mon., Oct. 30, midnight.  Bay Street Theatre, 1 Jefferson St.

Theater: It's a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play— This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast. $15 or pay what you can Thursdays-Saturdays, Nov. 10-18, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 12, 2 p.m. savannahstagecompany.com. The Space Station at Starlandia, 2436 Bull St.

Theatre: It's a Wonderful Life: Live from WVL Radio— This clever stage adaptation breathes new life into the poignant story of George Bailey and Bedford Falls. A heartwarming, uplifting gift for audiences of all ages $20 adults, $10 children 12 and under Fri., Nov. 17, 8 p.m. 912-472-4790. The Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne Ave.

Dance: Nutcracker— South Carolina Ballet will bring the Land of Sweets to life with timeless choreography, intricate sets and beautiful costumes. $20-$45 Sat., Nov. 25, 5:30 p.m. Civic Center, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave.

Theatre: A Christmas Carol— FEFC Youth Ensemble Theater presents Charles Dickens’ timeless “A Christmas Carol” to welcome the holiday season. Dickens tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. $15 adults; $7 children 12 and under Thu., Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 1, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. 912-472-4790. The Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horne Ave.

Comedy: Ron White— The cigar smoking, Scotch drinking funnyman makes his return to Savannah with new stand-up. Dec. 2, 7 p.m., Johnny Mercer Theatre

Theatre: Harvey— The Collective Face Theatre Ensemble present Harvey. Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta’s social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. $25 Fridays, Saturdays, Dec. 1-16, 8 p.m. and Sundays, Dec. 3-17, 3 p.m. collectiveface.org. Kennedy Fine Arts Building, Savannah State University, 3219 College St.

Theatre: Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol— Directed by Nick Corley and performed by the Savannah Repertory Theatre. Thursdays-Saturdays. Dec. 14-16. 8 p.m., and Sundays, Dec. 17 & 23, 3 p.m.. Savannah Rep’s PLAYShop, 980 Industry Drive.

Savannah Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker— The legendary Tchaikovsky score will fuel the performance of this classic holiday ballet. $25 Sat., Dec. 2, 7 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 3, 1 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

Dance: Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker— Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world class artists. $32.50 Fri., Dec. 29, 3 & 7 p.m. lucastheatre.com. Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St.

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