Johnny Mercer on Tybee

Posted on March 30, 2017 by

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Broadway actor/writer/producer and part-time Tybee resident Jim Wann hosts an evening of music, storytelling, and images of songwriter Johnny Mercer, emphasizing his connections to Tybee and his fondness for “outdoor” songs on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Tybee Post Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Featured singers in this special program include Savannah’s own Claire Frazier and Patti Kelly, with guitarist Ryan Kelly, showing off various approaches to Mercer classics, with Tybee’s American Songbook keyboard ace Steven Bryan leading the onstage ensemble. In addition to the music and storytelling (from sources who knew Ol’ John back when), archival footage of Mercer on talk shows, variety shows, and interviews will be shown.

Tell all your huckleberry friends! Reserved seating. Tickets are $20 for adults, $25 for premium and $10 children. For more information about Johnny Mercer on Tybee at the Tybee Post Theatre, or to purchase tickets, go to or call the theatre Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at (912) 472-4790.