UNA Summer Theatre Presents

"I'll Take You There"


UNA Summer Theatre’s “I’ll Take You There”: The Music of Muscle Shoals is an historical musical revue that tells the inspiring story of the indigenous music culture and history that has developed along the Natchez Trace Parkway in northwest Alabama. Audience members will experience the history of recorded music in the Shoals area and hear the “Muscle Shoals Sound” that revolutionized popular music worldwide. The production will include songs that were produced at local studios and recordings by such varied artists as Etta James, Aretha Franklin, Bob Seger, The Rolling Stones, Paul Simon, Wilson Picket, Bob Dylan, and The Staple Singers. Starring George Wendt (known for his portrayal of Norm on the hit TV series Cheers), Broadway actress/singer Felicia Fields (Tony nominated for her portrayal of Sofia in The Color Purple), Myk Watford, Jason Petty, Mississippi Charles Bevel, Kenita Miller (beloved in the Broadway community), Dan Wheetman, David Keenan, Will Barrow, and more! Performances held at The Mane Room, 310 N Pine St., Florence, AL.

Tickets $25

  • Thursday, July 28 @ 7:30 pm (Doors Open at 6:30 pm)
  • Friday, July 29 @ 7:30 pm (Doors Open at 6:30 pm)
  • Saturday, July 30 @ 7:30 pm (Doors Open at 6:30 pm)
  • Sunday, July 31 @ 2:00 pm (Doors Open at 1:00 pm)

VIP Event: Tickets $100

  • Saturday, July 23 @ 7:30 pm (Doors Open at 6:30 pm)

Join the cast and crew at the opening night after party (package includes a ticket to the performance and a ticket to the opening night after party). Meet the cast, enjoy food and drink, and celebrate the "Muscle Shoals Sound"!