SAVANNAH, GA – March 21, 2022 – The Savannah Ballet Theatre (SBT) will present its original ballet adaptation of The Wizard of Oz for two performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 23 at the Lucas Theatre for the Performing Arts, located at 32 Abercorn St. in downtown Savannah. Featuring performances by SBT’s world-renowned professional dancers, this one-of-a-kind ballet is perfect for all ages.
SBT’s production will feature multimedia projections, spectacular sets, and colorful costumes sure to capture the magic that fans have treasured over the years. There will be a character meet and greet and photo opportunity following the performance in the lobby.
“We are very excited to bring back one of our favorite performances to Savannah. I always look forward to seeing the children who came to the show dressed in their Wizard of Oz costumes to meet the cast after the performance,” said SBT Artistic and Studio Director Suzanne Braddy. “Savannah Ballet Theatre is looking forward to presenting The Wizard of Oz to the community and hope that all will come out and see our beautiful adaptation of a classic.”
Tickets for The Wizard of Oz can be purchased for $25 for tier two seats and $30 for tier one seats from the Savannah Box Office by calling 912-525-5050 or visiting www.savannahboxoffice.com. The Lucas Theatre is only handicap accessible on the first floor. Please take this into consideration when purchasing tickets.
SBT was established in 1998 under the artistic direction of Suzanne Braddy. Recognized as the premiere dance company in Southeast Georgia, SBT is best known locally for its annual production of the perennial holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. SBT presents a full season of classical and contemporary dance and has staged productions of Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Peter Pan, The Little Mermaid, an original adaptation based on CS Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe and many more.
SBT is Savannah and southeast Georgia’s only professional dance company. It is their mission to develop and showcase the talent of dedicated Savannah dancers alongside top professional dancers from all over who train in the studio, and to engage in educational outreach and promotion of the art of dance within the community. For more information about this performance or the SBT, please visit www.savannahballettheatre.org.
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