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Northwest Florida Theatre Festival At Ectc Stage Grand Boulevard May 12-21

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    Emerald Coast Theatre Company is launching the first ever Northwest Florida Theatre Festival, May 12-21, 2017. The theater festival will be staged over two weekends and feature 20 unique pieces of theater including one act plays, cabaret, magic, dance, comedy and storytelling. Producing groups come from Pensacola to Panama City. Most pieces will be staged twice for a total of 35 performances. Tickets available online or at the door.

    The Northwest Florida Theatre Festival is open to the public and will be held at ECTC’s performance space located at 560 Grand Boulevard, Upstairs, in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin in Miramar Beach, Florida.

    Performances are open to the public. For entry, participants are required to have a Festival Button ($5), show tickets are $10-$20. For more information, submission application, schedule, and ticket sales go to www.NWFTheatreFestival.com. #AStageForAll

    The mission of the Northwest Florida Theatre Festival is to unify the theatre and performing arts groups of Northwest Florida and showcase the talent, work, and productions of numerous organizations and people.

    Friday, May 12
    5:30pm
    Narrative Verse with an Attitude
    The Live Bard
    Is modern poetry too maudlin? Too obscure? Well, sit down and strap in because these tales in meter and rhyme, recited by the author, bluntly explore human foibles and celebrate bawdy revelry.

    7:30pm
    Sit a Spell with Sean of the South
    Sean of the South
    Sean of the South, Sean Dietrich, shares heartfelt sentiments on life, loss, and the Great American South.

    9:00pm
    Melissa and Michelle Make Music
    West 171 Productions
    Broadway’s Michelle Dowdy and Off-Off Broadway’s Melissa Oropesa are two New York City broads who deliver a night of sassy, funny, and soulful standards in cabaret commemorating their lifelong friendship.

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    11:00pm
    Awkward
    Choose Your Own Adventure Productions
    The story of friends, love, rivalry and rolling for attacks.

    Saturday, May 13
    9:00am
    Revenge of the Pigs
    30a Learning Academy Theatre Troupe
    30a Learning Academy is excited to present their rendition of, Revenge of the Pigs. Revenge of the Pigs is a comedic spin on the classic tale of the three little pigs.

    11:00am
    The Fisherman and His Wife and other Stories
    St. John Catholic School Theatre Artists
    “This Radio play is nothing to carp about…” Relax and enjoy a comedic retelling of the classic folk tale, The Magic Fish. What would you ask for if you knew your wish would be granted? The fisherman and his wife find out, and they don’t agree on what is important.

    1:00pm
    Made in the USA - A Celebration of American Music
    ECTC Jr. Thespian Troupe
    Experience the greatest songs that were Made in the USA! Join ECTC's Jr. Thespian Troupe as we celebrate this remarkable musical asset of ours by honoring our very own music: Dixieland Jazz, Rock 'n' Roll, Country, Broadway!

    2:30pm
    My Barista! A Musical Starring REDD
    Anne Hunter
    Starring Redd, the singing bartender from Redd’s Fueling Station, MY BARISTA! is a sketch comedy and variety show about a famous coffee-slinger and her summer job working as a beach barista.

    4:00pm
    Youth Village Improv Show
    Produced by Youth Village
    This show is like no other because this fun-filled comedy improv show will star KIDS! The kids will perform skits based on your suggestions! They will play different improv games that are fun and silly!

    5:30pm
    Curse of the Pearl
    Aerial Teen Performance Company
    The Curse of the Pearl is an inspired artistic musical representation of the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies.

    7:00pm
    An Iliad
    9 Muses Theatre
    The Iliad is a one man's retelling of the Trojan war and the clashing of its two greatest warriors, Achilles and Hector. Come see as one man relives that conflict over and over and illuminates the innate rage of mankind that drives him toward war.

    9:00pm
    Does Linguist Rhyme with English
    Harrison Baxley
    While Cathy and Rachel become experts in the art of language, they struggle with it’s most basic form: communicating with another human.

    10:30pm
    Melissa and Michelle Make Music
    West 171 Productions
    Broadway’s Michelle Dowdy and Off-Off Broadway’s Melissa Oropesa are two New York City broads who deliver a night of sassy, funny, and soulful standards in cabaret commemorating their lifelong friendship.

    Sunday, May 14
    2:00pm
    My Barista! A Musical Starring REDD
    Anne Hunter
    Starring Redd, the singing bartender from Redd’s Fueling Station, MY BARISTA! is a sketch comedy and variety show about a famous coffee-slinger and her summer job working as a beach barista.

    3:30pm
    Roadkill, New Mexico
    Liz Cain
    "Roadkill, New Mexico"... kooky cantina capers and maybe an alien or zombie thrown in there to spice up the roadkill... roadkill? Is it the furry kind or does it walk on 2 feet?

    5:30pm
    Pandora’s Revenge (Pat Cook)
    Wilboski Productions
    When an insurance agent, Marvin Hanover, gets a call for a quote, he gets more than he bargained for.

    6:30pm
    An Evening of Magic with Matthew Holtzclaw
    Gulf Coast State College Theatre
    GCSC Theatre presents alumnus, Matthew Holtzclaw, one of NYC’s most in-demand entertainers & magic consultants in an evening of original magic and comedy.

    8:00pm
    Half Full
    The Tiny Warriors: Written by Cana Sylvester and Justin Duncan
    On their last night living together, roommates Morty and Lisa air their dirty laundry.

    9:00pm
    Deliver Us Not! (or Birth, Where Is Thy Sting?)
    Gulf Coast State College Players
    GCSC Players presents a side splitting One-Act comedy about happiness, religion, life and death; and other things fetuses probably think about before birth.

    Thursday, May 18
    7:30pm
    An Evening of Magic with Matthew Holtzclaw
    Gulf Coast State College Theatre
    GCSC Theatre presents alumnus, Matthew Holtzclaw, one of NYC’s most in-demand entertainers & magic consultants in an evening of original magic and comedy.

    9:00pm
    Ramen Noodles and Champagne
    Franco
    Laugh your night away as Franco reflects on the pressures of being a fur parent and other stuff.

    Friday, May 19
    6:30pm
    Curse of the Pearl
    Aerial Teen Performance Company
    The Curse of the Pearl is an inspired artistic musical representation of the Pirates of the Caribbean Movies.

    8:00pm
    Narrative Verse with an Attitude
    The Live Bard
    Is modern poetry too maudlin? Too obscure? Well, sit down and strap in because these tales in meter and rhyme, recited by the author, bluntly explore human foibles and celebrate bawdy revelry.

    10:00pm
    Deliver Us Not! (or Birth, Where Is Thy Sting?)
    Gulf Coast State College Players
    GCSC Players presents a side splitting One-Act comedy about happiness, religion, life and death; and other things fetuses probably think about before birth.

    Saturday, May 20
    1:00pm
    Youth Village Improv Show
    Produced by Youth Village
    This show is like no other because this fun-filled comedy improv show will star KIDS! The kids will perform skits based on your suggestions! They will play different improv games that are fun and silly!

    3:00pm
    An Iliad
    9 Muses Theatre
    The Iliad is a one man's retelling of the Trojan war and the clashing of its two greatest warriors, Achilles and Hector. Come see as one man relives that conflict over and over and illuminates the innate rage of mankind that drives him toward war.

    5:30pm
    Does Linguist Rhyme with English
    Harrison Baxley
    While Cathy and Rachel become experts in the art of language, they struggle with it’s most basic form: communicating with another human.

    7:00pm
    Sit a Spell with Sean of the South
    Sean of the South
    Sean of the South, Sean Dietrich, shares heartfelt sentiments on life, loss, and the Great American South.

    8:30pm
    Awkward
    Choose Your Own Adventure Productions
    The story of friends, love, rivalry and rolling for attacks.

    10:00pm
    Half Full
    The Tiny Warriors: Written by Cana Sylvester and Justin Duncan
    On their last night living together, roommates Morty and Lisa air their dirty laundry.

    11:00pm
    Ramen Noodles and Champagne
    Franco
    Laugh your night away as Franco reflects on the pressures of being a fur parent and other stuff.

    Sunday, May 21
    2:00pm
    Made in the USA - A Celebration of American Music
    ECTC Jr. Thespian Troupe
    Experience the greatest songs that were Made in the USA! Join ECTC's Jr. Thespian Troupe as we celebrate this remarkable musical asset of ours by honoring our very own music: Dixieland Jazz, Rock 'n' Roll, Country, Broadway!

    3:30pm
    Roadkill, New Mexico
    Liz Cain
    "Roadkill, New Mexico"... kooky cantina capers and maybe an alien or zombie thrown in there to spice up the roadkill... roadkill? Is it the furry kind or does it walk on 2 feet?

    5:00pm
    Sweet Storm
    Treehouse Productions
    Like the best country music, SWEET STORM benefits from restraint. A love story… blends a fantastical setting with a longing for spiritual rapture.

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