Monday, December 3, 2018

The Florida Theatre’s December 2018 event list

Are you looking for something to do now and when school lets out for the Christmas holidays, well, consider a trip to the historic Florida Theatre in beautiful downtown JAX, Florida.  Just take a look at this months'  shows and get your tickets today.  Looking for those last-minute gifts or stocking stuffers?  Why not consider theater tickets?

December 2018:
07 & 08 -
The 27th Annual Community Nutcracker
09 - Home Free
11 - Michael W. Smith with very special guest Melinda Doolittle
11 - A Peter White Christmas with Rick Braun and Eugue Groove
13 - Kenny G - The Miracles Holidays and Hits Tour
16 - Chris Issak
19 - A Christmas with Rockapella
20 - Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer The Musical
21 - Horton's Holiday Hayride Feat. Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown,The Blasters and Big Sandy
22 -
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker: Matinee & Evening Shows
28 -
Terry Fator

Dec. 7 @ 8 p.m. & Dec. 8 @ 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The 27th Annual Community Nutcracker.  The beloved holiday tradition continues with this highly- sophisticated production of Tchaikovsky’s story- book ballet!  Community Nutcracker is the only nonprofit, volunteer-run organization that offers a portion of its proceeds to local charitable agencies with each performance and has donated over $600,000 in the past 26 years!  The performing company is made up of local talent with more than 200 dancers ranging in age from 9 to adult from Northeast Florida auditioning and performing in the production.  Groups of 10 or more receive a 10% discount on tickets purchased in P-2, 3, or 4 (discount not available for P-1).

Dec. 9 - 2:30 p.m.
Home Free.
 Winners of NBC’s The Sing Off, country vocal superstars, Home Free will perform music from their latest full-length release “Timeless” like: “When You Walk In,” “It Looks Good,” and “Good Ol’ Boy Good Time,” and holiday favorites like "O Holy Night," "Away In A Manager," and "Silent Night."

Dec. 11 - 7:30 p.m.
Michael W. Smith with very special guest Melinda Doolittle.  
Christian music superstar Michael W. Smith has topped the charts with his songs “Place In This World,” “Here I Am To Worship,” “Friends,” and “Heart of Worship.”  He will be joined by Melinda Doolittle (Season 3 American Idol) to perform his hits and Christmas favorites like: “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” “I’ll Be Home for Christmas,” “The Spirit of Christmas,” “Joy to the World,” “O Holy Night,” and more.

Dec. 11 - 8 p.m.
A Peter White Christmas with Rick Braun and Eugue Groove.  Florida Theatre on the Road at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall.  Jazz guitarist Peter White returns to perform in his fan- favorite holiday show- A Peter White Christmas.  Rick Braun and Euge Grove will join White to perform jazz, pop and classical interpretations of Christmas classics like: "Little Drummer Boy," "Sleigh Ride," "Greensleeves," "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" as well as their own hit songs.

Dec. 13 – 8 p.m.
Kenny G The Miracles Holidays and Hits Tour”. 
In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Grammy® Award-winning saxophonist Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop and Latin to a jazz foundation solidifying his reputation as the premiere artist in contemporary jazz.  For this special holiday tour, he will perform traditional Christmas songs like: "I"ll Be Home For Christmas," "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!," "White Christmas," and more.

Dec. 15 – 2 p.m.
FREE admission to the movie HOME ALONE, with a donation of canned or nonperishable food item. Benefits Feeding Northeast Florida.

Dec. 16 – 7:30 p.m.
Chris Isaak Holiday Tour 2018.  
Singer and songwriter Chris Isaak returns to perform hits “Wicked Game,” “Baby Did A Bad, Bad Thing,” “Somebody’s Crying” and his take on traditional holiday favorites.  Chris is renowned for his signature 1950’s rock-and-roll style and crooner sound. He’s often compared to Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley and Ricky Nelson.

Dec. 19 – 8 p.m.
A Christmas with Rockapella.
  For their new Christmas show, a cappella super group Rockapella will perform holiday classics like: "Silver Bells," "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" and "White Christmas," and their original holiday hits "The Hope We Hold," "Christmas Without You," and more.

Dec. 20 – 7 p.m.
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer The Musical
.  Based on the original TV special this family Broadway musical brings Santa, Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cornelius, the Misfit Toys and, of course, Rudolph to life.

Dec. 21 – 7 p.m.
Horton's Holiday Hayride
Feat. Reverend Horton Heat, Junior Brown, The Blasters and Big Sandy.  This Rockabilly, holiday extravaganza features Rev. Horton Heat performing his hits "Psychobilly Freakout," "Cowboy Love," Havana Moon," "Motorhead," and funky versions of George Jones' cover "New Baby For Christmas," and Gene Autry's classic "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer."  With guests country steel-guitarist Junior Brown, The Blasters and Big Sandy.

Dec. 22
@ 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. — Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker: Matinee and Evening Shows.  Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. Presenting world class Russian artists, hand-painted sets, Russian Snow Maidens, and jubilant Nesting Dolls – Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages. “Kids wide-eyed with delight!” says the New York Times. Experience the Dove of Peace Tour, spreading goodwill in over 100 cities across North America. Get seats now for the whole family and make memories for a lifetime at Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! 
With special guest Wunderkind Maxwell van Hoeij.  Groups of 10 or more receive special discounts.

Dec. 28
8 p.m. — Terry Fator.  Terry Fator burst onto the national scene after winning “America’s Got Talent” in 2007.  A native of Texas, Terry spent over 20 years on the road performing in every type of venue, from schools to county fairs, before becoming a Vegas headliner.  His success on the nationally televised competition in 2007 resulted in headlining his own act at The Mirage in Las Vegas one year later.

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“Florida Theatre December 2018 events”

LOCATION: Florida Theatre
      128 E. Forsyth St.
      Jacksonville, FL 32202
      (904) 355-2787

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