UNA Summer Theatre Presents

"I'll Take You There"

The Music of


A 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, and more.

During the W.C. Handy Festival at the UNA Mane Room

310 North Pine Street, Florence, AL


July 28, 29, 30 • 7:30 pm • Tickets $25

July 31 • 2:00 pm • Tickets $25

VIP Event

(Details To Be Announced)

Saturday, July 23 • 7:30 pm • Tickets $100

Purchase tickets:
• UNA Entertainment Industry, 122 W Tombigbee St., Florence, AL
• At the Door

George Wendy
George Wendt*

Mike Watford
Myk Watford*

Felicia Fields
Felicia Fields*

*The Actor appears through the courtest of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.