Perry Players Theatre is proud to announce their Christmas musical, ANNIE!
Annie tells the extraordinary story of a little orphan who spends Christmas in the lap of luxury with Depression-era billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Unlike most of the other children at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage, spunky Annie believes that her parents are still alive and will one day return to claim her. So when Mr. Warbucks offers to adopt her, she asks the most powerful man in America to help find her real mom and dad instead, and he agrees. Warbucks’ whopping reward for Annie’s parents attracts the attention of con artists Rooster, Lily and the wicked Miss Hannigan, who hatch a plot to kidnap Annie. But don’t fret: This classic family musical has a happy ending for Annie, Daddy Warbucks, and the whole gang. Don’t miss out on the musical everyone will be talking about this holiday season! See you there!

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including “Tomorrow.”

Tickets prices range from $12.00 – $20.00 and can be purchased online at www.perryplayers.org/purchase-tickets

Tickets go on sale Thursday, November 16th!

The return of fall means the return of one of Perry’s most beloved concerts – Big Band.

The Muse Foundation and Perry Arts Group present Big Band on September 16th at 6:30 p.m. at the Perry Arts Center.  Sit and listen or dance the night away. Casual dress and BYOB.

If you prefer, there will be a limited number of eight-person tables set in a prime location available for reservation ($30.00 per table).  All reserved tables receive a complimentary bottle of champagne!  Bring your friends and a picnic supper and enjoy the show!  Email joy.b.peterson56@gmail.com to reserve your table.

Get ready to experience a spectacular atmosphere of musical talent at the Georgia Big Band concert!

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The Perry Public Arts Commission and the City of Perry present the 8th annual Perry Music Festival.   This one-day music and lifestyle event takes place Saturday, Sept. 16th, from 12:00 noon until 12:00 midnight at Rotary Centennial Park.  In addition to 12 straight hours of incredible musical acts, there will be a Kids’ Village at the Jaycees parking lot (one block north on Carroll Street) open from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm.  Rock climbing walls, bounce houses, snack vendors and more will be available.  This event is about more than the bands on stage, it’s a celebration of the love of music and the unity of our community that makes Perry such a special place.  Everyone is invited to this fun, free family event in the heart of Perry.  Visit perrymusicalfestival.org for more info.

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Perry, Georgia has sent out the call for artists in all media to participate in the Perry Plein Air Invitational Paint Out & Art Sale September 7th – 9th.

Artists will create works of art “en plein air” – that means outdoors and on location!  Scenes from Perry’s historic downtown to rural farmland stretching to the horizon are waiting to be subjects.  Join other novice and professional artists and create your own portrayal of our incomparable Southern spirit!  Or just come watch the fun in the pleasant outdoors as the entire event allows everyone to observe the art in progress. You may even be inspired to purchase a favorite original.

There will be a Quick Paint competition on Saturday morning near the downtown farmer’s market.  Artists may enter their artwork for sale during the silent auction and awards reception on Saturday, Sept. 9th.  The artists’ works that most impress the judges will be given cash awards.

Visit perryga.com/events for more info.

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Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories and the classic Disney animated film,  The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including “Under the Sea,” “Kiss the Girl” and “Part of Your World.” The show runs July 20-August 5, 2017.  Visit the Perry CVB Event Calendar or the Perry Players Theatre website for more info.  

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You are invited to take part in this exciting new endeavor of the Perry Arts Group.  The show is open to everyone -all themes, ideas, methods, and styles.  Don’t miss seeing the different perspectives and visions of photographic creativity here in our community.

See the 2017 Photography Show at the Perry Arts Center on the following dates:

Friday, July 21st:  10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, July 22nd:  10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, July 23rd:  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

This family-friendly show is free; everyone is invited!

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