Actor Bill Oberst, Jr. makes his Toccoa debut to perform his celebrated production of Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words, a loving tribute to the Southern writer and humorist. Oberst performs selections of Grizzard's best- loved stories and jokes in show that Grizzard's family says is the closest thing to seeing the late great spokesman of the south onstage again. Lewis Grizzard was the most widely syndicated columnist in until his death at age
47, appearing in 450 daily newspapers.
Grizzard's best-selling books include five number one bestsellers on the New York Times bestseller list: Elvis Is Dead And I Don't Feel So Good Myself,
Shoot Low Boys - They're Riding Shetland Ponies, When My Love Returns From The Ladies Room Will I Be Too Old To Care? and Don't Bend Over In The Garden Granny - You Know Them Taters Got Eyes.
Tickets are $10 for Friends of the Ritz members and $12 for the general public. Thanks to a generous donation, tickets for students with ID are only $5. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the Toccoa-Stephens County Welcome Center later this summer.
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