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Jack Hanna's Into The Wild Live Presented by Nationwide Insurance at The EPC

Effingham, IL –Effingham Performance Center welcomes Jungle Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild LIVE presented by Nationwide Insurance on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets may be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com/epc , by phone at 800-745-3000, at Ticketmaster outlets or at the Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt West, Effingham, IL, during box office hours, Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ticket prices range from $31 to $46.

Recognized around the country as America’s favorite zookeeper, Jack has made countless television appearances since 1983 on shows such as Good Morning America, CNN’s Larry King Live, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Fox News Programs, and the Late Show with David Letterman.

Jungle Jack took his infectious energy to the airwaves by creating two of his own nationally syndicated television programs Jack Hanna’s Animal Adventures and most recently Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild. Into the Wild is unscripted and action-packed as Jack and his family explore the corners of the globe and discover amazing animals and cultures. In its first season, Into the Wild won an Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Series.

Jungle Jack’s live show features many of his favorite animal friends, as well as fascinating and humorous stories and footage from his adventures around the world. Audiences give Jack rave reviews – everyone from the youngest child to the oldest adult is entertained and inspired.

The presentation is sponsored by McDonald’s and is part of the 2013-2014 Effingham Performance Center season sponsored by Heartland Dental Care.  All events are presented in the newly named Midland States Bank auditorium.


Effingham Performance Center is operated by Arts Connection of Central Illinois, a not-for-profit organization, that has been established for the citizens of Effingham County and beyond to showcase arts and entertainment, to encourage interaction with and appreciation of live performance, to endorse the educational process and to enhance the quality of life and cultural vitality of the region.


Conveniently located at the cross-section of Interstates 57 and 70, Exit 160, Effingham Performance Center presents events that appeal to all genres and generations.  More information about the Center and Arts Connection of Central Illinois may be found at www.theEPC.org or by phone at (217) 540-2788.

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