Pop-Up Broadway Presents the Faraways, an Original LIVE Musical Theater Show Premiering at the Savan

By September 29, 2014Local NewsWIRE

Pop-Up Broadway Presents the Faraways, an Original LIVE Musical Theater Show Premiering at the Savannah Mall Thursday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.

(SAVANNAH, GA) The Faraways, a one-of-a-kind live theatrical musical show, will launch its national tour at the Savannah Mall on Thursday, Oct 9 and bring a new entertainment experience to mall-goers across the country. The captivating show will be performed in a unique mobile “pop-up” theater that seats 200 and is a perfect addition to the growing live entertainment offerings at malls across the country. The family-friendly show runs approximately one hour and fifteen minutes and has 6 cast members. The Savannah Mall Showings will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sunday, Oct 26. Tickets are $17.50 for adults, $15 for active military, $10 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for children ages 3 and under.

The show is created, written and directed by film producer and entrepreneur Marcus Ticotin. Music and lyrics are by Sahaj Ticotin (writer, performer and producer of over 100 songs including top 10 hits; founder and lead vocalist/writer/producer of the band RA on Universal Republic Records) with additional music and lyrics contributed by Marcus. Choreography is by Nancy Ticotin (featured on Broadway in Damn Yankees, Jerome’s Robbins Broadway, In The Heights, West Side Story and was an original member of Ballet Hispanico of NY.)

From the moment a ticket is purchased, the entertainment begins. Patrons are ushered through a zany pre-show “ride” that establishes the interactivity between cast and audience. When the show begins the audience will learn that The Faraways are not of this world. They are visitors, in human disguise, from another dimension, looking to find a new, better home and hoping not to be dragged back. And, while they figure this out, their new best friend asks them to come to the mall where he works and tell everyone about what they’ve experienced, so far. In a burst of song, dance, comedy, circus-like acts and audience participation, they invite the audience on their journey and relate their experiences in our world.

Unlike anything seen at malls in the past, The Faraways take their audience into a place beyond their imagination. It is a sensory overload of high-octane music, dance, laughter, and physical feats as The Faraways search for a place to call home. The journey starts with the explosive opening number, “Now It Begins,” where The Faraways sing “we’re gonna take you on a ride but we can’t do it all alone”, as they break into exciting, synchronized hip-hop dance. Their show moves right into a juggling number where they attempt to defy gravity, followed by a driving reggaeton rap about the wonders of human food, a country line dancing number with a Broadway flair and the wonders and thrills of great voices, twirling and whistling ropes, mesmerizing rhythmic gymnastics and non-stop comic audience interactivity. Audience members will find themselves participating in singing, dancing and laughter! The Faraways are a different and fun kind of live family fun show with something to entertain all ages.

A New York based, privately owned production company whose mission is to bring affordable, high-quality, family friendly entertainment to retail centers and other destinations throughout the country. The Faraways is the first in a series of unique theatrical experiences that will tour year round. 
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/popupbroadwayTheFaraways?ref=hl

Originated in 1990, the Savannah Mall, located at 14045 Abercorn St., features anchor stores Bass Pro Shops, Dillard’s, Target, Burlington Coat Factory and A.C. Moore. The 960,000-square-foot, two-level mall is also home to Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, Gymboree, Game Stop, Champs, Claire’s, Hibbet Sporting Goods, Kay Jewelers, Marks & Morgan Jewelers, Shoe Dept., Zales Jewelers, Rue 21, Cato, Savannah Piano, LiveOak Orchids, Fitness Emporium, Relentless Records and Vapors Smoke Shop. Virginia College offers a variety of classes in areas such as cosmetology, medical billing, culinary arts, business, healthcare and more. The Savannah Mall’s Food Court features Chick-fil-a, Savannah Gyro, Sbarro Italian Eatery, Saigon Flavors, China Max, Sakkio Japan, Que Rico, Cajun Café and Subway. Other dining options at the mall include Ruby Tuesdays and Texas Roadhouse, along with Savannah Candy Co., Cold Stone Creamery, the Nutty Bavarian and Pete’s Italian Ice. The Savannah Mall plans to soon open Toby Keith I love this Bar and Grill, Pole Position Raceway and Wing Shack. The Savannah Mall has a double-decker carousel in the Food Court and soft play area on the lower level for children. For leasing information, contact Becky Orsi-Faircloth, marketing/specialty leasing manager at 912.927.9663
 or orsib@urbanretail.com. For more information about the Savannah Mall, call 912.927.7467 or visit www.savannahmall.com

14045 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31419
Ticket Prices: 
Adult: $17.50
Active Military: $15
Kids: 3 to 12 years old: $10
Kids: 3 and under, on lap: Free
Savannah Dates + Times (THUR 10/9 – SUN 10/26) 
Premiere Show – Thursday, October 9th at 7PM
Fridays: 7PM
Saturdays: 12PM, 3:30PM and 7PM
Sundays: 1PM and 4PM


Savannah, GA
Savannah Mall
FRI 10/31 – SUN 11/16

Philadelphia, PA
Franklin Mills
FRI 11/21 – SUN 12/7

Greensboro, NC
Four Seasons Town Centre
FRI 2/6/15 – SAT 2/22/15

Richmond, VA
Regency Square

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