Savannah Arts Academy’s Theatre Department presents The Katrina Project

The Savannah Arts Academy’s Theatre Department under the direction of Andrea Verdis, Theatre Department Chair, presents their fall play, The Katrina Project: Hell and High Water as dinner theatre on Friday and Saturday, November 6 & 7, with dinner at 6:00 PM and the show at 7:00 PM and Sunday, November 8 with dinner at 1:30 PM and the show at 2:30 PM.

Dinner Theatre tickets are $25 and must be reserved by October 30th. Show only tickets are available by reservation or at the door. General admission is $10 and Students and senior citizens are $6. Tickets can be reserved by calling (912) 201-5528.

The Katrina Project: Hell and High Water is an emotional journey into the hearts and souls of Hurricane Katrina survivors and is based on actual interviews, collected stories and found texts.

The play follows a diverse group of characters as they reflect on and experience the devastation, heartbreak, anger, and ultimately, the hope of thousands affected by this Category 5 storm.

This production is the play that Savannah Arts Academy will be taking to the American High School Theatre Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland in August of 2010 and is part of the international Edinburgh Fringe Festival held every year.

Savannah Arts Academy is one of 43 high schools from across the country selected for this honor. Proceeds from this production will help to send the 25 students who are participating in this prestigious event to Scotland.

For more information, tickets or to make a donation, please contact Andrea Verdis, Theatre Department Chair at (912) 201-5528 or

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