Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) announces its seventh annual season on the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast.
ECTC is a nonprofit professional theater company founded by Anna and Nathanael Fisher, MFA, in 2012 with a mission to “enrich and entertain the Emerald Coast community through professional and educational theater.”
After seven years, ECTC has clearly established itself as a professional theater company focused on staging thought-provoking productions and creative collaborations as well as a valued community resource for educational theater, professional acting, and creative corporate team building.
ECTC’s professional main stage productions include five offerings for the 2019-20 season. All professional productions are staged at ECTC’s space located upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, located in Miramar Beach.
Sept. 26-28 and Oct. 3-5 at 7:30 PM
Sept. 29 and Oct. 6 at 2 PM
The longest running musical in the world is a funny and romantic story about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audiences to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. Book and lyrics by Tom Jones, music by Harvey Schmidt. For ages 13 and older.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
December 12-14 and 19-21 at 7:30 PM
Dec. 15 and 22 at 2 PM
This holiday tale, adapted for the stage by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, is a charming celebration of fan favorite characters from Pride and Prejudice, honoring the legacy of Jane Austen’s humor, playfulness and wit in a warm-spirited family holiday theatrical production. For all ages.
Buyer & Cellar
Jan. 23-25, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Jan. 26, 2020 at 2 PM
Jonathan Tolins’ one-man comedy is about the price of fame and the oddest of all odd jobs. Winner of the 2014–15 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show. For ages 13 and older.
Feb. 20-22 and 27-29, 2020 at 7:30 PM
March 1, 2020 at 2 PM
Set in the small fictional town of Lenoraville, Alabama, Audrey Cefaly’s Maytag Virgin tells the story of recently widowed Elizabeth Nash and her new next door neighbor, Jack Key. Lizzy grieves outwardly over the recent death of her husband, but her inner world is filled with deep regret and secret longing. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll applaud. For mature audiences.
May 14-16, 2020 at 7:30 PM
May 17, 2020 at 2 PM
The feared black spot, a dead Billy Bones, and a treasure map to Captain Flint’s gold… Stow away on the Hispaniola with Long John Silver and the crew as they hunt for hidden treasure on a remote island. Young hero Emily finds mutiny, treason and double dealings around every corner in this reinvented classic tale that promises twists at every turn.
Tickets for musicals are $36 per person for adults, $34 for seniors (55 years old and up) and military, and $30 for students (must show ID). Professional production non-musicals are $32 per person for adults, $30 for seniors (55 years old and up) and military, and $28 for students.
ECTC VIP memberships are on sale now for $300 per person and include VIP badge of honor, one ticket to all professional and Theatre for Young Audiences productions, VIP reserved seating (advanced reservations required), access to the ECTC VIP lounge, and one complimentary beverage (per person per production). Purchase VIP memberships online at www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org/tickets.
– Zandra Wolfgram