Tonight, August 23 at 6:00 PM, the Ribbon Cutting and Official Relighting of the Marquee of the Historic North Theatre in Danville, VA, will take place. It is free and the public is invited. Directly afterwards at 8:00 PM the Preview Show - Magic of the Masters Close-Up Magic Show, starring celebrity magician and World Champion Illusionist, Wayne Alan, will take place in the Balcony Mini Theatre. Only 100 seats will be available for this intimate show of world class sleight of hand. Admission is $25.00-10.00.
Tickets can be purchased on the theatre’s new website: www.TheNorthTheatre.com or by calling the box office at 434-793-SHOW (7469). The theatre will be booking top celebrity touring concerts and shows to perform in this beautiful 500-seat venue. They will also host a number of other productions, festivals and special events. The goal is to provide top quality, wholesome and family friendly entertainment. Wayne Alan, the new owner, said, “We will strive to live up to the North’s first advertisement in the 1947 newspaper: 'Visit Danville’s new and finest theatre for the best in entertainment.'”
The schedule of other shows includes:
Sat., Aug. 25 - Gala Grand Reopening - this is 65th Anniversary of the opening of the North in 1947. The feature show will be celebrity magician and World Champion Illusionist Wayne Alan’s big stage show Magic of the Masters-the World’s Most Famous Illusions. This modern look at Magic's Golden Oldies will appear there once a month.
Friday, Sept. 7 - Country Boys Gone Too Soon - Branson superstar and master impersonator Dave Ehlert stars in his touring show. As the man of 1000 voices, Dave portrays Hank Williams, Roy Orbison and Elvis. A great tribute show not to be missed!
Sat., September 8 - Celebrity magician and World Champion Illusionist Wayne Alan’s big stage show Magic of the Masters - the World’s Most Famous Illusions. This modern look at Magic's Golden Oldies will appear there once a month.
Sat., Sept. 22 - It Was A Very Good Year starring Tony Sands - the top Frank Sinatra Tribute Show. Mr. Sands regularly appears at the world famous Tropicana Casino and Resort Hotel in Atlantic City and has been dazzling audiences throughout the United States for many years. His silky, mesmerizing and tantalizing renditions of the “Chairman of the Board’s” song stylings has caught the eye of the entertainment community and audiences from around the country.
Additional touring shows and concerts will be announced in the near future. Due to the nature of theatrical bookings, all shows, dates and times are subject to change.