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when you select 6 or more Broadway performances, artist shows or Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra concerts.

MATTIE KELLY Northwest Florida State College


25th anniversary season

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he lights are back on Broadway! We have missed our patrons and this season we have big things to celebrate! Not only have we cultivated an exceptional season, but this year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Mattie Kelly Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College. From Broadway and gallery events to concerts, artist series and speakers, we have something for everyone! Let’s not forget the region’s premier professional orchestra, the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of our new conductor, Todd Craven. The NFSO is celebrating its 35th Anniversary! Over 2 million patrons have enjoyed our beautiful venues over the past 24 years and we hope this year you will join us. We look forward to seeing you all!

SEASON PACKAGE & GROUP DISCOUNTS Season Packages available online, by phone & in person! 10% Discount - Select 6 or more of 10 Broadway/Artist Shows or Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra Concerts. Show dates and titles subject to change.

October 20, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Master Chef Live! The family-friendly show will feature head-to-head cooking demonstrations and fun (sometimes messy!) challenges with past MasterChef & MasterChef Junior contestants, and an overall immersive audience experience fun for all ages. Celebrate all things MasterChef with a VIP Package. Limited packages are available that include a premium seat, meet and greet experience, signed show poster, photo opportunities, and more. It’s a recipe for a guaranteed good time! Bring the whole family to see MasterChef Live! Get your tickets today!

Tickets: $35

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January 7, 2022 | 7:30 PM

The Lords of 52nd St They are New York’s favorite band, they sold more than 150 million records, they helped establish Billy Joel’s formidable sound, and they continue to perform their legendary hits still to this day. The Piano Man’s original band mates; Doug Stegmeyer, Liberty DeVitto, Russell Javors and Richie Cannata are The Lords of 52nd Street!

Tickets: $35

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Note: A portion of all ticket sales support NWF State College scholarships. There is a $3 per ticket Box Office processing fee in addition to the published ticket price. Accommodations for those with special needs, call 850-729-6004 OR Box Office.

Box Office: 850.729.6000 January 27, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Scooby Doo! and the Lost City of Gold In Scooby-Doo! and The Lost City of Gold, fans of music, discovery, and gh-gh-ghosts! won’t need a passport to travel with Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Daphne, Fred, and Velma to Alta Luz, a fictitious South American town where ghostly sightings of La Dama de Oro (The Lady In Gold) threaten to scare attendees away from the annual music festival and Incan sun god celebration.

Tickets: $40

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February 7, 2022 | 7:30 PM

The Simon & Garfunkel Story The Simon & Garfunkel Story is touring North America again this year! Using huge projection photos and original film footage, featuring a full live band performing all the hits including ‘Mrs. Robinson’, ‘Cecilia’, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’, ‘Homeward Bound’ and many more. The immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It tells the story from their humble beginnings as Tom & Jerry to their incredible success as one of the best-selling music groups of the ‘60’s to their dramatic split in 1970. It culminates with the famous “The Concert in Central Park” reunion in 1981 with more than half a million fans in attendance.

Tickets: $50

Simon & Garfunkel Story VIP packages available including exclusive meet & greet with the cast members and specially designed commemorative merchandise! ($150 & $100).

CALL OR CLICK FOR TICKETS! Note: A portion of all ticket sales support NWF State College scholarships. There is a $3 per ticket Box Office processing fee in addition to the published ticket price. Accommodations for those with special needs, call 850-729-6004 OR Box Office.

March 5, 2022 | 7:30 PM

That Golden Girls Show! ‘That Golden Girls Show!’ is a brand-new show that parodies classic Golden Girls moments - with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake, laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. From Sophia’s get-rich-quick schemes, to Rose’s tales from St. Olaf, Blanche’s insatiable hunt for men and the Fountain of Youth, and Dorothy’s daily struggle to make sense of her life. Devoted fans will fondly remember our four girls from Miami, and for the first-timers, this will be a joyful introduction to the brilliance of that television series.

Tickets: $25

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March 19, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Menopause The Musical Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what more than 17 million women and fans worldwide have been laughing about for 19 years! It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!®

Tickets: $50

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April 1, 2022 | 7:30 PM

The Price is Right Live™ The Price Is Right Live™ is a sellout interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” and play classic games made famous by the iconic network television show, The Price is Right™. Contestants can win cash, sought-after appliances, epic vacations and, of course, a brandnew car by playing favorites like Plinko™, Cliffhangers™, The Big Wheel™ and the fantastic Showcase! Showing to sold-out audiences for more a decade and counting, The Price Is Right Live™ has given away over 12 million dollars in cash and prizes to lucky audience members all across North America.

Tickets: $35

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April 10, 2022 | 7:30 PM

An Officer and a Gentleman AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere and Debra Winger, is a breathtaking production that celebrates triumph over adversity and includes one of the most iconic and romantic endings ever portrayed on screen. Featuring the Grammy Award winning, #1 hit single ‘Up Where We Belong’, and a score based on the 1980’s catalogue of music that gave voice to a generation, the live stage production is a new adaptation by multiple Tony Awards nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), based on the original screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart. The musical is directed by Scanlan with choreography by Patricia Wilcox (Motown, A Night with Janis Joplin).

Tickets: $50

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Box Office: 850.729.6000 April 30, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Waitress Inspired by the beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town. A baking contest and the town’s new doctor may offer her a fresh start, but Jenna must summon the strength to rebuild her own life. Don’t miss this uplifting celebration of friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.

Tickets: $50

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President’s Speaker Series:

Deborah Norville - October 8, 2021 Two-time Emmy© Award winner Deborah Norville brings the “take-home” value audiences love. Norville does it every day for nearly 5 million viewers as the anchor of Inside Edition. Norville is an advocate for self-care. While she advocates for others, she has turned that same focus inward losing over 30 pounds by cutting sugar out of her diet and undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous thyroid nodule. On the other side of both of those health issues, Norville speaks candidly about her health struggles and how she continues to better herself on a daily basis.

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PRESIDENT’S SPEAKER SERIES

Tickets: FREE limited seating available

Trey Gowdy - February 4, 2022 Trey Gowdy was a federal and state prosecutor for 16 years prosecuting the full range of crime including murder, homicide by child abuse, armed robbery, kidnapping, carjacking and the murder of a federal witness. He was recognized statewide for excellence in domestic violence and drunk driving prosecutions, nationally for excellence in death penalty litigation, and by victim groups for his unfailing commitment to victim rights. As a prosecutor he also ran diversion programs, expanded Drug Court, and implemented a protocol for expectant mothers addicted to controlled substances.

Tickets: FREE limited seating available

Charles Payne - April 8, 2022 Charles’ passion for the stock market began when he was 14 years old. He told his mother then that one day, he would work on Wall Street. Charles got his start in the industry in research at EF Hutton in 1985. After two years, he switched gears and accepted a position with boutique brokerage firm, Greentree Securities. It was there that he first saw a niche for independent and timely equity advice, which led to the creation of Wall Street Strategies. Charles has become well sought after by many highly respected finance-oriented radio, web and television programs. On June 2, 2014, Fox Business Network launched Charles’ new show Making Money with Charles Payne which is featured daily at 2pm EST.

Tickets: FREE limited seating available

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NFSO Music Director & Conductor Todd

Craven

Greetings Northwest Florida Symphony and Mattie Kelly Arts Center supporters! We are excited to celebrate our 35th Anniversary with concerts that will touch on a diverse array of music, highlighting our wonderful orchestra, fantastic guest soloists and the rich talent of Northwest Florida State College and our community. From our exhilarating opening concert entitled Festive Celebration, to our new October family-friendly Spooktacular, we will present a balance of classics and pops this season that will appeal to all members of the family. I’m excited to be here on the Emerald Coast and look forward to meeting you at the beautiful Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center this season. See you soon! Yours in music, Todd

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September 18, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Festive Celebration: Soaring to New Heights Our 35th anniversary season launches on September 18, featuring Peter Boyer’s sparkling Celebration Overture, Tchaikovsky’s beloved Concerto for Violin in D Major, Patrick Harlin’s The Art of Flight for string orchestra, and concluding with Respighi’s bold and brassy tone poem, Pines of Rome. NFSO welcomes our newly-appointed Music Director and Conductor, Todd Craven, to the podium! Please join us for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm with Maestro Todd Craven.

NFSO: $25 adult, $16 Student

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October 23, 2021 | 7 PM

Halloween Spooktacular This family-friendly concert will be a treat for everyone! Come dressed in costume and enjoy food trucks at Mattie Kelly Arts Center before the concert. You’ll recognize familiar symphonic music celebrating the season with pieces from such movies as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Fantasia to many well-known excerpts from works such as Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite and Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. “Give ‘em pumpkin to talk about” by showing off your costume in a parade along with other fun surprises for the entire family.

NFSO: $25 adult, $16 Student

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Holiday Pops: Around the World with the NFSO Maestro Todd Craven leads the NFSO’s annual Holiday Pops concert featuring the Northwest Florida Symphony Chorale, Voices of Northwest Florida, guest soloists and more. Take a sleigh ride with the symphony through familiar holiday works that will fill you with the spirit of the season.

NFSO: $25 adult, $16 Student

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january 22, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Serpentine Fire: Music of Earth, Wind & Fire Let’s groove! The power of Earth, Wind and Fire tribute band Serpentine Fire meets the power of a live symphony for an unforgettable evening of hits such as September, Boogie Wonderland, Shining Star, and other favorites. Join us for complimentary champagne and dessert to toast Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra’s 35th anniversary as the region’s premier professional orchestra!

Tickets: $45

February 26, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Stars of Tomorrow: An Evening of Magic by the Sea Our first act highlights performances from the winners of our 34th annual NFSO-John Leatherwood Concerto Competition (TBA). The evening’s program also celebrates the magic and strength of the sea with some of the most robust works written for orchestra including the “Storm” movement of Benjamin Britten’s “Four Sea Interludes” from Peter Grimes and the epic La Mer by French composer Claude Debussy.

NFSO: $25 adult, $16 Student

March 18, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Classics Finale: The Great Gate NFSO’s celebratory season ends with a grand finale of works from the Russian masters: Glinka’s Ruslan and Overture, Polovtsian Dances by Borodin (Northwest Florida Symphony Chorale joins the orchestra), Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, and Mussorgsky’s monumental Pictures at an Exhibition. Please join us for a pre-concert talk at 6:30 pm with Maestro Todd Craven.

NFSO: $25 adult, $16 Student

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MATTIE KELLY Northwest Florida State College

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MATTIE KELLY Signature Seat Sales: Aug 16 Northwest Florida State College General Public Package: Aug 23

General Public Singles: Aug 30 Go to www.MattieKellyArtsCenter.org or call the Box Office at 850.729.6000 for tickets.

10% Discount When you select 6 or more Broadway performances, Artist shows, or Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra concerts.

2021-2022 Northwest Florida State College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404679-4500  for questions about the accreditation of Northwest Florida State College. Northwest Florida State College is committed to equal access/ equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment. Materiales de la Universidad son disponibles en Española llamando a la Oficina de Admisiones de Northwest Florida State College al 850-678-5111.

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2021-2022 Mattie Kelly Arts Center 25th Anniversary Season Brochure  

2021-2022 Mattie Kelly Arts Center 25th Anniversary Season Brochure

2021-2022 Mattie Kelly Arts Center 25th Anniversary Season Brochure  

2021-2022 Mattie Kelly Arts Center 25th Anniversary Season Brochure

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