A New Season Begins with Jersey Boys

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Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) has unveiled the Season 12 lineup of Professional Shows and Theatre for Young Audiences. Kicking off the season in spectacular fashion is the electrifying production of Jersey Boys, Sept. 20 to Oct. 13, 2024. This iconic show promises to captivate audiences with its timeless music and compelling storytelling.

2024 Shows:

Emerald Coast Theatre Co. Jersey BoysJersey Boys, Sept. 20 – Oct. 13
Jersey Boys takes you behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons to discover the secret of a 40-year friendship as the foursome work their way from the streets of New Jersey to the heights of stardom. Enjoy chart-topping hits like “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” This Tony Award-winning true-life musical phenomenon takes you from the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a musical that’s just too good to be true.

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Oct. 24 – Nov. 3
The play’s afoot in Ken Ludwig’s murderously funny twist on Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles. The male Baskerville heirs are being dispatched one by one. To find their ingenious killer, Holmes and Watson must brave the desolate moors before a family curse dooms the next heir. Our intrepid investigators try to escape a dizzying web of clues, silly accents, and disguises, as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters. Can our heroes discover the truth in time? Join the fun and see how far from elementary the truth can be. *Field Trip Thursday, Oct 24, 10am

All Is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914, Dec. 6 – 22
The Western Front: Christmas 1914. Out of the violence of World War I, a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man’s Land singing “Stille Nacht.” Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914 tells the true story of the first Christmas Eve of World War I, when soldiers across the Western Front laid down their weapons to celebrate Christmas together. Based on the first-hand accounts of soldiers who lived it, this beautifully staged play with music brings these stories to life with traditional carols and patriotic songs, sung a cappella by a cast of 12, celebrating the unique way that the holiday season can bring us all together.

Stay tuned for 2025 offerings which include Every Brilliant Thing Jan. 9-17, Little Shop Of Horrors Jan. 24-Feb. 9, Always A Bridesmaid Feb. 20-March 2, Go, Dog. Go! March 11-March 16, The Tortoise and the Hare: Fast Friends, Slow Foes March 27-29 and Legally Blonde The Musical May 2-18.

Nathanael Fisher, Producing Artistic Director and co-founder of ECTC says, “This year we go from Frankie Valli to Elle Woods in a matter of months. Bringing high quality entertainment of many genres to the area is what we love to do! We believe the community will be very pleased with this year’s lineup! There really is something for every audience and we hope to see YOU at the theatre.”

For information about ECTC, including details about upcoming shows and other programs, opportunity for VIP membership, ECTC educational programs and local school field trip opportunities, visit emeraldcoasttheatre.org or call (850) 684-0323. You can also make a tax-deductible donation, volunteer and engage with ECTC on Facebook, Instagram, X (Twitter) and YouTube.

See you at the theatre!