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September 2019

Tybee Island Songwriters Festival/Friday night

September 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The first annual Tybee Island Songwriters Festival features three days of performances by some of the country's top songwriters performing songs from their collections of No. 1 hits. The famed songwriters appearing at this second evening are Hall of Fame songwriter Byron Hill, Broken Bow Records/BMG recording artist Elvie Shane, and Fender’s “The Guitar Goddess” Hayley McLean. Hill’s songs have been recorded more than 700 times and he has 91 certified Gold and Platinum albums and singles to his name,…

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Tybee Island Songwriters Festival/Sat. Matinee

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The first annual Tybee Island Songwriters Festival features three days of performances by some of the country's top songwriters performing songs from their collections of No. 1 hits. The famed songwriters appearing this afternoon are Hall of Fame songwriter Doug Johnson, Grammy nominee John Condrone and award-winning Canadian recording artist Tara Shannon. Johnson won ACM and CMA awards for Song of the Year for “Three Wooden Crosses.” President of Giant Records, he’s had more than 40 songs recorded and has…

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Tybee Island Songwriters Festival Finale

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The first annual Tybee Island Songwriters Festival features three days of performances by some of the country's top songwriters performing songs from their collection of No. 1 hits. The songwriters appearing at this final signature evening at the Tybee Post Theater include Hall of Fame songwriters Tony Arata ("The Dance") and Thom Schuyer ("Point of Light"), as well as newcomer Kelsey Lamb, who opened for Kenny Rogers (“Girl at the Bar”). Tybee Island-native Arata has won coveted Country Music Association…

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Girls’ Night Out: “Doctor Zhivago”

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Director David Lean’s cinematic masterpiece, it’s the epic tale of a sensitive Russian physician, who is torn between his loyal, long-suffering wife and the great love of his life. Set during the Russian Revolution, Dr. Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif) is a young doctor who has been raised by his aunt and uncle following his father's suicide. Yuri falls in love with beautiful Lara Guishar (Julie Christie), who has been having an affair with her mother's lover, Victor Komarovsky (Rod Steiger),…

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Katie Deal in Crazy for Patsy Cline

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Having sold out two national tours of “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline,” including a performance at the Post, Katie Deal takes the stage with her own story of how the music and style of Patsy Cline have changed her life forever. With a new take on nostalgia, Katie’s one-woman show, “Katie Deal in: Crazy for Patsy Cline” features a live band, tight harmonies and a powerhouse singer. In this evening of “pure Patsy”, you will learn a little bit…

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“Where’d You Go, Bernadette?”

September 21 - September 22

Based on the runaway bestseller, “Where'd You Go, Bernadette” is an inspiring comedy starring Oscar winner Cate Blanchett, who plays Bernadette Fox, a Seattle architect, who seems to have it all -- a beautiful home, a loving husband and a brilliant teenage daughter. However, Bernadette, clearly dissatisfied with her life, becomes compelled to reconnect with her creative passions after years of sacrificing herself for her family. When she suddenly goes on the lam, her concerned family sets off on an…

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“The Peanut Butter Falcon”

September 27 - September 29

An award-winning modern Mark Twain style adventure story filmed in Savannah and Tybee Island, "The Peanut Butter Falcon," tells the story of Zak (Zack Gottsagen), a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school of his idol, The Salt Water Redneck (Thomas Haden Church). A strange turn of events pairs him on the road with Tyler (Shia LaBeouf), a small-time outlaw on the run, who…

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October 2019

Date Night: “Gone With the Wind”

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Gather your gal pals and make plans for a long night swooning over the greatest romance ever told. “Gone with the Wind,” winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress, has been declared the fourth Best Film of all time by the American Film Institute, so we're showing it again in this year's countdown of the top 12. is the 1939 epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret Mitchell's 1936 novel of the same name. Set in the  South against the backdrop…

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TRIBUTE – A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This powerful eight-piece group faithfully recreates the music of one of the finest bands of all time. Since its founding in 2013, Atlanta-based TRIBUTE has earned a reputation as the source for the authentic Allman Brothers Band sound around Atlanta and throughout the Southeast. Rigged with vintage equipment, they interpret the Allman catalog in such a way that these songs written in the ‘60s and ‘70s come alive again. TRIBUTE recalls that unique period in American rock, when psychedelia ebbed…

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Date Night: “The Godfather”

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

So where were you in 1972 when this masterpiece was winning the Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Screenplay Oscars and ended up being proclaimed the Third Best Movie of all Time? This is the epic tale of a 1940's New York Mafia family, led by patriarch Don Vito Corleone, and their struggle to protect their empire from rival families as the leadership switches from the father to his youngest son. It was nominated for 11 Oscars, winning Marlon Brando…

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“The Farewell”

October 11 - October 13

As we enter fall, we start bringing you the Oscar-worthy flicks, and  "The Farewell" shows up on many a critic's list. In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, U.S.-raised Billi (Awkwafina) reluctantly returns to Changchun to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself. To assure her happiness, they gather under the joyful guise of an expedited wedding, uniting…

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Dr.Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

October 18 - October 27

The Tybee Arts Association presents a new and shocking version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of depravity, lust, love and horror in this new thrilling theatrical production staged at the Tybee Post Theater. On the fog-bound streets of Victorian-era London, Henry Jekyll’s experiments with exotic “powders and tinctures” have brought forth his other self - Edward Hyde, a sensualist and villain free to commit the sins Jekyll is too civilized to comprehend. When Hyde meets a woman who stirs…

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“Downton Abbey”

October 30 - November 3

The worldwide phenomenon, “Downton Abbey” arrives at the Post! It’s the continuing story of the beloved Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century. Although the plot of this enduring saga isn’t particularly important, this is a good one. Excitement is high at Downton Abbey when the Crawley family learns that King George V and Queen Mary are coming to visit.  But as the Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for…

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November 2019

The Allman Betts Band – Rescheduled

November 2

The sons of Gregg Allman (Devon Allman) and Dickey Betts (Duane Betts) have joined forces to form The Allman Betts Band. They kicked off their World Tour in March and are selling out shows across the country. One of their stops -- a return visit to the Tybee Post Theater, which Allman has sold out two years in a row! The show features new music, songs from their solo projects and classic Allman Brothers and Gregg Allman tunes in honor of the…

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Date Night: “Casablanca”

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Gather your gal pals, and guys with a heart, for this legendary love story starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. This classic romantic melodrama is set in Casablanca, of course, in December 1941. It focuses on an American expatriate who must choose between his love for a woman and helping her Czech Resistance leader husband escape the city to continue his fight against the Nazis. One of the most celebrated films of all time, "Casablanca" won three Academy Awards, including…

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“The Gemini Man”

November 8 - November 9

You may remember when this sci-fi thriller was filmed in Savannah’s squares and coastal marshes last year. It was all the buzz in the Hostess City. Now, it’s finally on the big screen at the Post. You certainly know the storyline: “Gemini Man” is an innovative action-thriller starring Will Smith as Henry Brogan, an elite assassin, who is suddenly targeted and pursued by a mysterious young operative that seemingly can predict his every move. To his horror, he soon learns…

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Piano Cannibals — An Evening of Elegant Piano Music

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Savannah Arts Academy presents an evening of piano music featuring performances by Dr. Geoff Haydon, director of piano studies at Georgia State University, Chris Chandler, director of piano studies at the Arts Academy; and Gary Swindell, a Savannah gospel artist. Advanced piano students from the Arts Academy will also perform. Haydon will perform selections from the George Gershwin Catalogue including: “S’ Wonderful, Stairway to Paradise and I Got Rhythm., as well as pieces by Billy Strayhorn, Chick Corea and …

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Still Standing – A Tribute to Elton John

November 15 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

You loved the movie “Rocketman” on our big screen! Now come see a live concert tribute to Sir Elton John on the stage of the coolest little music hall in the Coastal Empire! Still Standing stars Ben Frey as Elton John and features top-shelf musicians from Florida’s Gulf Coast, playing all the hits with all the panache and flair of an actual concert from the Rocketman himself! Close your eyes and you won’t believe your ears, open your eyes and…

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Colllin”s Barefoot Comedy Club w/Michal Palascak

November 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

National headline comedian Collin Moulton''s monthly stand-up comedy show always features his own brand of hilarious and family-friendly comedy, a guest headliner and his one one-of-a-kind live interactive comedy podcast as part of the performance. This month’s guest headliner is Michael Palascak,  was named the 2018 Stand-up of the Year by the Late Nite Last Week podcast for his performance on The Late Late Show with James Corden.  He’s also done stand-up on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, CONAN, The Tonight Show with Jay…

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Girls’ Night Out: “Judy”

November 21 - November 24

What better offering for Girls’ Night Out than one of the most stunning performances this year -- Renée Zellweger capturing the waning days of a beloved performer with clear-eyed compassion. It’s Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global stardom in The Wizard of Oz, but if her voice has weakened, its dramatic intensity has only grown.…

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Southern Songbirds

November 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Three beautiful singer-songwriters from opposite coasts come together on the Tybee Post Theater stage for an incredible night of music. Our annual headliner, Jill Knight's soulful sound is unmistakable. A native of Savannah now living in California, her music delivers a southern texture blending Americana, blues and weaving in a little  R&B that will take the listener on an unforgettable journey. Voted Best Songwriter on the Central Coast of California, 2018 New Times Music Awards; a finalist at the Telluride…

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Girls Just Wanna’ Have Fun!

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Kick off your holidays with music, dance and laughs at Girls Just Wanna’ Have Fun at Tybee’s Historic Post Theater. Start the evening with complimentary wine and yummy hors d'oeuvres at 6:00 pm before the entertainment begins at 7 PM with music from Savannah’s favorite all-girl doo-wop singing trio, Girlfriends; sensational Savannah vocalists Kim Pelote and JJ Collins; Island Harmony, Tybee’s acapella songstresses; and Free Spirits Orchestra, an amazing fiddling duo from Ukraine. We’ll also have dance from Savannah’s popular…

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“The Irishman”

November 27 - November 30

An absolute must-see on the big screen, “The Irishman,” reunites acclaimed director Martin Scorsese with Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, while bringing Al Pacino into his mix for the first time. Set over multiple decades, “The Irishman” follows Frank Sheeran (De Niro), a mob enforcer in New York and Chicago with ties to countless hits and the mysterious disappearance of his good friend, union boss Jimmy Hoffa (Pacino). Far quieter than Goodfellas or Casino, this is still a thrilling…

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December 2019

The Boys Next Door

December 6 - December 7

In a new dramatic theatrical production from the Savannah Arts Academy, The Boys Next Door follows four men, each with a different mental disability, who live under the care of a young social worker in a group home. The play follows each of the four men’s lives as they deal with day-to-day activities, a surprise visit from one of the fathers, and the shift they each undergo when their caretaker accepts a new job. The Boys Next Door works to…

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Whale Week”s “Follow the Journey” premiere

December 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

It’s Whale Week, and of course, your Tybee Post Theater is getting involved. Award-winning filmmakers Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth are currently producing a documentary about the endangered North Atlantic right whale. They will give a multi-media presentation about this iconic species, show select scenes from their upcoming film and talk about what it was like to work with the leading scientists as they followed seven calves over 2,000 miles for one year, from their calving grounds in Florida and…

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