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Opened in 1921, closed for 40 years... then a total renovation in 1999.


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Friends of the Rylander 2014 - 2015 Presenters Series


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The Friends of the Rylander Theatre
2014-2015 Presenters Series

Membership Levels and Benefits

Understudy          $50          Rylander Souvenir

Chorus                   $125        1 Ticket to Friends shows

Playwright            $250        2 Tickets to Friends shows

Director                 $500        4 Tickets to Friends shows

Producer               $1000+    8 Tickets to Friends shows


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Ramblin' and Rollin':
An Evening with Chuck Leavell 

Saturday, September 20 at 8pm 

Grammy winner Chuck Leavell is best known as the keyboard/piano player for The Allman Brothers Band, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, John Mayer, and many more. This concert event will feature the legendary piano man in a storytelling setting, sharing tales from the road, and singing the songs that highlight his many years as an entertainer. Check him out at chuckleavell.com



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Second City Improv: 

Second City Hits Home

Saturday, January 17th at 8pm 

John Belushi. Dan Aykroyd. Gilda Radner. John Candy. Bill Murray. Mike Meyers. Tina Fey. Steve Carrell. What do these comedians have in common with you? They got their start with the same historic theatre company that will take over the Rylander stage. Doing what they do best, the hilarious cast finds laughs in everything about Americus and what makes our city home, including musical numbers based on local history and headlines. Check them out at secondcity.com 

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Blind Boys of Alabama

Saturday, March 14 at 8pm

Put a spring in your step with five-time Grammy Award winning gospel group, Blind Boys of Alabama. After first singing together in 1944, the gropu has spanned seventy years of music and numerous albums. Renowned for their musicianship, Blind Boys have collaborated with popular artists such as Ben Harper, Randy Travis, Bonnie Raitt, and Lou Reed. Their transition from small town gospel group to high-profile mainstream act is evident with television appearances on 60 Minutes, Late Night with David Letterman, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Today Show, Austin City Limits, and more. Check them out at blindboys.com



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To make a donation contact the Rylander Theatre

P. O. Box 864

310 West Lamar Street

Americus, GA 31709

Phone:  229.931.0001