Savanna Times Movie Theater
A comfortable twin theater with current release movies each week for both adults and children. You deserve a break today to let your mind rest with the best in entertainment.
- $4.00 (Bargain Night)
- Sunday Matinee:
- $4.00 (2:00 PM)
Timber Lake Playhouse
The Timber Lake Playhouse has a well-deserved reputation as a great American theater. Established in 1961, TLP is Illinois’ oldest professional summer stock theatre. professional, non-profit summer theatre company.
In addition to frequent concerts and other art events, TLP stages a season of remarkable show each season. The 2020 season includes:
- Jesus Christ Superstar:
- Lend Me A Tenor:
- What a Wonderful World:
- Legally Blonde:The Musical:
- Ain’t Misbehavin’:
- The Buddy Holly Story:
- Heartache Tonight—An Eagles Tribute:
- 9/25, shows at 2pm and 7pm
- Timber Lake Terror - Haunted House and Trails: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30
- Horror Escape Room: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30
The current theatre building houses a 45′ wide semi-thrust revolving stage and 371 seats. The campus is also home to 14 other buildings used for costumes, scenic and paint shops, food service and housing for the theater company personnel. This unique layout of facilities allows the Playhouse to present work on a much larger scale than many summer theatre companies.
Since it’s first opening night on June 28, 1962, the Playhouse has presented more than 350 plays and musicals and nearly 4,000 performances. TLP presents a challenging combination of material each year: a mix of large-scale musicals, new plays, and contemporary classics. The theatre hosts annual educational workshops for children and teens in conjunction with the Magic Owl Children’s Theatre’s productions of plays and musicals for young people and their families. Every August, Timber Lake also hosts week-long developmental workshops of new plays and musicals as part of its commitment to the future of American theatre.
The Resident Company
The Resident Company consists of 35- 40 performers, technicians and musicians selected by interviews and auditions in cities across the country. Numerous guest performers, directors and choreographers supplement the resident company each season.
Reputation for Excellence
Timber Lake is proud of its national reputation for excellence as a professional summer stock theatre. The theatre has served as launch pad for theatre artists of all kinds who have gone on to excellence in film, television, on Broadway and stages all over the world.