MIRAMAR BEACH — Emerald Coast Theatre Firm (ECTC) is placing the “m” in musical comedy by staging two academic musical comedy performances in April.
“Madagascar: A Musical Journey Jr.” will likely be staged in two areas. Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10 at midday, 2:30 p.m. and seven p.m. at ECTC’s efficiency area at 560 Grand Boulevard in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin in Miramar Seashore. and Saturday, April 24, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 25, at 2 p.m. at Florida Chautauqua Theater in DeFuniak Springs.
Be part of Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip Hippo and, after all, these hilarious, plotting penguins as they certain onto your stage within the musical journey of a lifetime.
With e-book by Kevin Del Aguila, unique music and lyrics by George Noriega and Joel Someillan, this adventurous musical comedy manufacturing is carried out by our improbable schooling program college students. The “huge participant” forged consists of Mary-Louise McGhee (Alex), Gabriella Hawk (Marty), Zetta Skiles (Gloria) and Bernadette Franklin (Melman). The “little” forged consists of Archer Hale (Alex), John Kerrigan (Marty), Piper Dobbins (Gloria) and Maggie Kerrigan (Melman).
“Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr.” will likely be staged Friday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 17, at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and seven:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 18 at 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks household. Younger Jane and Michael have despatched many a nanny packing earlier than Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. “Disney’s Mary Poppins Jr.” is a fascinating combination of irresistible story, unforgettable songs and eye-catching dance numbers all carried out by our proficient ECTC thespian teenagers.
With e-book by Julian Fellowes, unique music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, this present is directed by Phillip Padgett.
The forged options greater than 50 ECTC thespians divided into two firms. Among the many forged members are Claire Taylor and Ava Moreland as Mary Poppins and Will Mustain and Rylan Shaffer as Bert. The Banks kids are carried out by Duncan Rivard and Sean Rushford (Michael), Tabitha Sheldon and Selah Metzger (Jane), Beckett Rhea and Tate Bailey (George) and Ryhan Heller and Julianna Tempo (Winifred).
“Watching their confidence and ability degree develop as they take the stage and make it their very own is a magical expertise as an educator,” says Anna Fisher ECTC co-founder/affiliate creative and schooling director. “They’re studying a lot greater than singing and dancing — they’re studying teamwork, management, communication abilities, and perseverance.”
Tickets for ECTC Children Program are $12 upfront and $15 on the door; ECTC Teen Program tickets are $15 upfront and $18 on the door. Ages 4 and beneath are free, should sit on an grownup’s lap.