Have your heart stolen by these rescued pups and their hilarious trainers in “MUTTS GONE NUTS” coming to the FSCJ Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts on January 23, 2022, for only two shows. The last time that they were in Jacksonville was supposed to happen on Feb. 1, 2020. You don’t want to miss them next month. Expect the unexpected, as canines and comedy collide in a smash hit performance, that’s leaving audiences everywhere howling for more. From shelters to showbiz, these amazing mutts unleash havoc and hilarity in a breathtaking, action-packed, comedy dog spectacular, featuring some of the world’s most talented 4-legged performers. Deemed ‘A Must See’ by the Washington Post, the dogs are sure to steal your heart, and then your socks!
"Great family show for all ages - the canines were fantastic and the humans were too!" - John Hunt, Ocean Reef Cultural Center, Key Largo, FL.
Since 1985, comedy duo Scott and Joan Houghton have brought their unique blend of physical comedy and circus arts to audiences from Las Vegas to Tokyo. They spent three years with country star Lee Greenwood at his theater in Tennessee and seven years as the featured comedy act at Dolly Parton’s Theaters in Branson, Orlando and Myrtle Beach.
In 2005, the duo turned their attention to a creating a comedy dog act. Their nine amazing canine partners are all adopted from animal shelters and rescues. Mutts Gone Nuts is sure to unleash havoc and hilarity as the Houghton’s attempt to match wits with their mischievous mutts in a family-friendly performance that is leaving audiences howling for more!
The canines of Mutts Gone Nuts were adopted from animal shelters or from rescue groups. ONLY all positive, reward-based training methods are used, which means: looking for what the dogs like to do naturally, and cultivating those talents, reward and reinforce the wanted behaviors (with treats, toys, praise) and ignore the unwanted behaviors.
“MUTTS GONE NUTS”
DATE: Sun Jan. 23, 2022
TIMES: 1:30 & 5:30 p.m.
TICKETS: can be purchased online 24/7 by phone, call FSCJ Artist Series Box Office: (904) 632-5000; M-Thurs. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Fri 10 am – 1 p.m. or email them. Group discounts for 10+ are also available. Please contact (904) 632-5050 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Parking is always free at the Wilson Center.
LOCATION: Wilson Center for the Arts:
Florida State College at JAX So. Campus
11901 Beach Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32099