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Taming of the Shrew at Grand Boulevard

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What: Taming of the Shrew at Grand Boulevard
When: Thursday, July 20, 2017
Time: 8:00 pm
Where: Grand Boulevard


Grand Boulevard’s Coastal Culture series continues its ongoing calendar of events with Theatre Thursdays, presented by Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC). ECTC presents “Taming of the Shrew,” a comedic adaptation and family friendly take on William Shakespeare’s play every Thursday, June 1 – Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. in Grand Park. The performances are free and open to the public. 

This fast-paced show has something for everyone - a hilarious Punch and Judy puppet show, a sassy leading lady, and a handsome nobleman who works to win her affection.

Bring a lawn chair, sit back, and enjoy a free night of entertainment provided by Grand Boulevard in the Grand Park between Tommy Bahama and Cantina Laredo. Abrakadoodle Art Education and Parties will offer free, preshow children's activities, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. In the event of rain the show will be performed in Emerald Coast Theatre Company's space at 560 Grand Boulevard, Upstairs.

 “Emerald Coast Theatre Company is honored to return for a third summer to Theatre Thursdays at Grand Boulevard,” said Nathanael Fisher, Co-Founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Theater now located at Grand Boulevard. “This adaptation of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ is a hilarious way to spend a summer evening with your family. The physical comedy and comedia' style appeals to all ages and there is just something special about watching Shakespeare under the stars.”

Another summer blockbuster will be presented in June with “Ballet at Twilight” as Northwest Florida Ballet presents an evening of classical ballet and contemporary dance featuring international guest artists in Grand Park, June 24, 7:30 p.m. This event is also free and open to the public.

Grand Boulevard’s Farmers’ Market is open year-round on Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Grand Park. This outdoor market features dozens of unique vendors offering mostly locally sourced food-based items such as produce, eggs, grass-fed beef and chicken, local honey, pickled vegetables, sweets, and gourmet jams. Specialty soaps and lotions are also sold.

Some of SoWal's biggest cultural events coming to Grand Boulevard: 30A Songwriters Festival, ArtsQuest Fine Arts Festival, Best of the Emerald Coast, Halloween on the BOOlevard, Festival of Trees and Emerald Coast Theater Company performances. 

These events are presented as part of the Coastal Culture Series made possible by the Grand Boulevard Arts & Entertainment Program. For more information about Coastal Culture, please visit our website at

Grand Boulevard is located near the entrance to Sandestin. The lifestyle center features exclusive shops, fine dining, lush green space, and contemporary accommodations. For a list of shops, restaurants, movie show times and events, please visit Stay up to date on the latest on Facebook.



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