Emerald Coast Theatre Company Presents Holiday Productions Sure to get you in the Mood! 

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Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) continues its 9th mainstage season with three inspired December offerings sure to chase those winter blues and put your entire family in the spirit this holiday season.

All performances are staged at ECTC’s performance space located at 560 Grand Boulevard (upstairs) in Grand Boulevard Town Center in Miramar Beach.

“The Snow Queen” (Theatre for Young Audiences)

ECTC’S Junior Company to perform four performances of “The Snow Queen” on Friday and Saturday at 9 a.m. (Dec. 10 and 11).

Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fantastical coming-of-age adventure that inspired the Disney hit movie Frozen. Join Gerda on a dangerous and whimsical quest to save her best friend, Kai, before he is trapped forever in the Snow Queen’s palace. With an original pop-rock score, alluring ballads, urban steampunk flair, the enigmatic “Snow Queen,” is not your average bedtime story. This Theatre of Young Audiences production is designed for young audiences from age 6 and up and is performed on ECTC’s Second Stage. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors/military and $14 for students (with ID).

Snow Queen Back Clara Taylor, Front Caleb Vantassell, Lainey Whitten, And Sean Rushford Sm

“Miracle on 34th Street”

Do you believe? Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) continues its 9th mainstage season with one of most beloved holiday classics of all time with, “Miracle on 34th Street.”

The show opens Friday, Dec. 9, and runs three weekends through Sunday, Dec. 19. Performances are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. with 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinees Dec. 12 and 19.

In this classic heartwarming story, a department store Santa claims he’s the real Kris Kringle and his case goes all the way to the Supreme Court. Audiences watch the miracle unfold as the belief of a little girl (Susan) makes all the difference in many ways. Adapted from the 1947 Lux Radio Hour Broadcast this entertaining version of Lance Arthur Smith’s play is staged with live Foley effects and a score of holiday carols.

A part of the Professional Theatre Mainstage series, “Miracle on 34th Street” will be staged in ECTC’s performance space located on the second floor of 560 Grand Boulevard in Grand Boulevard Town Center in Miramar Beach. Arrive at the theater early to enjoy the display of original artwork in the ECTC Lobby Gallery sponsored by the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County. The exhibit features artwork by local artists. All of the artwork is available for purchase. Proceeds benefit ECTC and its theater education programs.

Tickets to “Miracle on 34th Street” are $36 per person for adults, $34 for seniors (55 years old and up)/military and $30 for students (must show ID). Purchase tickets online at www.emeraldcoasttheatre.org.

1 Miracle Bruce Collier, Hillary Marshall, Zoe Fisher, And Truman Griffin Sm

Christmas Cabaret on the Boulevard 

ECTC adds even more spirit to the season with Christmas Cabaret on the Boulevard set for December 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and December 18 at 2:30 p.m. Cast members of “Miracle” will perform holiday-inspired songs and Christmas carols in a cabaret-style revue. Mix and mingle with the performers, enjoy a warm beverage or drink from the cash bar, and enjoy a festive, family-friendly evening out filled with live entertainment. Tickets to Cabaret are $25 for adults, $23 for seniors/military and $20 for students (with ID).

Save the date for ECTC’s upcoming mainstage offerings: “The Marvelous Wonderettes” (Jan. 21-23, Feb. 10-13, Mar. 3-6); “Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage” (Jan. 28-Feb. 6); “2 Across” (Feb. 18-27) and “Xanadu” (May 13-22).

StoryTeller Series: “The Fall of April” (Jan. 11); “Katharine Hepburn” starring Shirley Simpson (March 1), and “Give ‘Em Hell Harry” (Feb. 8).

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