Monday, October 30, 2017

The Florida Theatre November schedule in JAX

November is the month when you think about Christmas, and you'll discover that theater tickets make wonderful stocking-stuffers.  Below you will find many shows that you and your family will be excited to attend.  So, make your list and check it twice, as you grab those tickets that will make you the favorite relative in the family.

November 2017 showcase:
1 Downtown Artwalk (First Wednesdays)
Gary Owen
4 John Cleese and the Holy Grail
5 Magic Men Live!
10 Ben Folds Paper Airplane Request Tour
12 Adam Trent: The Next Generation of Magic
14 All The Presidents Men
18 Celtic Thunder Symphony Tour
22 Rodrigo y Gabriela : Tenth Anniversary Tour with Marc Scibilia
24 John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring Meeting of the Spirits Tour
25 Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2017
26 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
29 The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 14th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tours
30 98Degrees and Christmas

Nov.1 - 5 pm — JAX Downtown Artwalk.  Free tours of the Theatre are available at 6pm and 7pm.  Register to win tickets to upcoming Florida Theatre Shows.  For a complete list of Art Walk events visit click
here.  Free admission.

Nov. 3 - 8 p.m.
Gary Owen. Comedian Gary Owen has starred in multiple movies; television series and his own BET network reality show The Gary Owen Show.  Comedian Nod Ross will open.  Music by DJ Swagg.

Nov. 4 - 7:30 pm — John Cleese and The Holy Grail.  Following a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, John Cleese will share stories from his life and career and answer audience members' questions.

Nov. 5 - 8 p.m. Magic Men Live!
The world’s premier ladies’ night experience that you’ve been waiting for is coming your way! Magic Men Live, a first-class ladies’ night experience is hitting the road and coming JAX.  All ticket holders must be 18 and older for entry. ID will be checked at entry.

Nov. 10
- 8 p.m. Ben Folds Paper Airplane Request Tour   In his solo tour, the Ben Folds Five front man will perform his hits “Rockin’ the Suburbs,” “Landed,” “One Angry Dwarf and 200 Solemn Faces,” "Brick," and more. Tall Heights will open.

Nov. 12 - 7p.m
Adam Trent: The Next Generation of Magic.  Magician Adam Trent has appeared on Ellen and The Today Show, and is the break- out star of the world’s best-selling magic show The Illusionists. His new show brings his signature brand of magic, comedy and music to this family-friendly Broadway show.

Nov. 14 - 7p.m.
All the Presidents Men.  The debut Civic Cinema screening on November 14 starts at 7:00 p.m. with All the President’s Men.  Civic Cinema, a project of the Florida Theatre, presents classic issue-oriented Hollywood films exploring topics of interest to our community, followed by a panel discussion of local experts.

Nov. 18 - 7:30 p.m.
Celtic Thunder Symphony Tour 2017.  Accompanied by a full symphony orchestra, Celtic Thunder’s five male soloists: Damian McGinty, Ryan Kelly, Emmet Cahill, Neil Byrne and Michael O’Dwyer, will perform solo and ensemble numbers from their PBS hit shows and chart-topping songs from their albums Christmas and Classic Christmas.

Nov. 22 - 8p.m
Rodrigo y Gabriela: Tenth Anniversary Tour with Marc Scibilia  The duo has released four studio albums since its debut, Re-Foc, in 2002 and has become a favorite at music festivals worldwide. In 2011, they collaborated with Hans Zimmer on the soundtrack of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and contributed to the soundtrack for Puss In Boots. Their fifth studio album, 9 Dead Alive, features the songs “The Soundmaker” and “Sunday Neurosis.”

Nov. 24 - 8p.m
John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring: The Meeting Of The Sprits Tour.  John McLaughlin and Widespread Panic guitarist Jimmy Herring will each play a set with their own bands before coming together for an expansive closing jam based on classic Mahavishnu Orchestra material.

Nov. 25 - 8p.m
Dave Koz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour with special guest Peter White, Rick Braun, David Benoit and Selina Albright. 
Grammy-nominated saxophonist Dave Koz reunites with jazz guitarist Peter White and pianist David Benoit for the 20th Anniversary of his annual Christmas Tour. Trumpet maestro Rick Braun and vocalist Selina Albright join this extra special holiday tour. Together, these five jazz musicians will perform fresh renditions of Christmas classics, a Chanukah medley and hits from their respective catalogs.

Nov. 26 - 2p.m.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!  
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE! is based on the #1 PBS KIDS TV series.  In this new family musical, the beloved TV characters come alive on stage with new songs, magical moments and surprise guests, while Daniel learns the valuable lessons of kindness, helping others and being a friend.

Nov. 29 - 8p.m.
The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 14th Annual Christmas Rocks Tour.
In this high-energy holiday show, Brian Setzer (“Rock This Town,” and “Jump Jive An’Wail”) and his 19-piece orchestra perform music from their Christmas albums, including their latest holiday release Rockin’ Rudolph.

Nov. 30 - 8p.m.
98Degrees at Christmas. 
Pop quartet, 98° (Nick Lachey, Drew Lachey, Jeff Timmons and Justin Jeffre) return to the stage to perform Christmas classics from their soon-to- be released holiday album Let it Snow and their biggest hits: “Because of You,” “I Do,” “The Hardest Thing” and “My Everything.”

“Florida Theatre November 2017
LOCATION: Florida Theatre

128 E. Forsyth St.

      Jacksonville, FL 32202

: Vary with each show and seat preference.  Order online or call the box office (904) 355-2787, Monday — Friday from 9 a.m. –5 p.m.

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