Center Place Presents Practically Perfect This September

With Arts & Entertainment Editor Kathy L. Collins

Center Place of Brandon will host the national tour of a brand new theatrical event- Practically Perfect The Music of Julie Andrews and Her Leading Men, Robert Goulet and Dick Van Dyke. There will be only two performances of Practically Perfect. The performances will be held on Friday, September 22 at 8 p.m. and on Sunday, September 24 at 3 p.m.

Both performances will take place at Center Place located at 619 Vonderburg Dr. in Brandon.

Tickets range from $18 to $25. Group rates are available in advance. Call Center Place at 685-8888 to reserve your tickets today.

Practically Perfect is a magical show which the whole family will love. Practically Perfect will feature beloved and well-known songs from Camelot, Cinderella, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Julie Andrews made her film debut in Mary Poppins and won an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance. In addition, Julie Andrews won five Golden Globes, three Grammys, two Emmys and was awarded the Screen Actors Guild Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dawn Galia, Executive Director of Center Place said, “It is going to be a fantastic show. It is definitely a show for all ages. We are super excited to be able to have a show of this caliber at Center Place.”

Practically Perfect is a production of Matthews Entertainment and Event, a national touring entertainment company that brings the finest music and production values of Las Vegas, Broadway, and cruise ships to their tour venue partners. Matthews Entertainment and Event specializes in high energy theatrical concerts, vintage supper club entertainment and full-length Broadway musical productions.

Center Place Fine Arts and Civic Association was established in 1976. It is a non-profit organization whose members are dedicated to the promotion of fine arts and civic involvement. Center Place offers cultural enrichment opportunities for everyone in the community through a variety of programs including art exhibits, art education and the performing arts.

Center Place is located at 619 Vonderburg Dr. in Brandon. For more information, please visit www.centerplacebrandon.org.