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Public performances of “A Mark Twain Storybook” will be performed

at ECTC’s performance space at 10 a.m. on Jan. 27 & Feb. 3

Miramar Beach, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2017) — Emerald Coast Theatre Company (ECTC) presents “A Mark Twain Storybook,” the second Professional Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) production of its 5th anniversary season.

“A Mark Twain Storybook” will be staged on Fridays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. in ECTC’s performance space located upstairs at 560 Grand Boulevard in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin in Miramar Beach.

Public performances are Jan. 27 and Feb. 3. Tickets are $10 per person. Children age 3 and under are free. Proceeds benefit ECTC and its Theatre Education programs. (The Jan. 26 and Feb. 2 performances are reserved for Field Trips.)

A troupe of actors re-tell some of Mark Twain’s most popular stories in the quarto-centennial edition of America’s most loved traveling show. Audiences will “meet” Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, Legend of Sagenfeld, Adam and Eve and The Interviewer.

“Literature coming to life on stage, what could be more exciting, inspiration, and wonderful?” asks Emerald Coast Theatre Company Producing Artistic Director Nathanael Fisher.

ECTC’s TYA program showcases professional actors performing productions especially selected for young audience members. “A Mark Twain Storybook” is intended for ages 6 and up. The cast includes: Anastasia Dengerud (Panama City Beach), Dylan Garofalo (Santa Rosa Beach), Josh Birdsong (Niceville). The show is directed by Nathanael Fisher and stage managed by Teagan Faust.

ECTC’s TYA program for 2017-2018 continues with two additional productions. “Aesop’s Fables” (appropriate for all ages) will be staged Fridays and Saturdays at 10 a.m. from April 6 to 14.

ECTC is a non-profit professional theater company founded by Nathanael Fisher, MFA, and his wife, Anna, in 2012 with a mission to enrich and entertain the Emerald Coast community through professional and educational theater.

ECTC’s 5th anniversary season is made possible by generous support from the following title sponsors: Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, Isidro Dunbar Modern Interiors and Howard Hospitality. ECTC’s Theatre for Young Audiences 2017-2018 program is made possible with support from St. Joe Community Foundation, Inc. the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, and Silver Sands Premium Outlets.

To inquire or register for ECTC’s Professional Education programs,, call (850) 684-0323 or email questions

To make a tax-deductible donation, volunteer or learn more about Emerald Coast Theatre Company, find them on Facebook, call (850) 684-0323 and 


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Emerald Coast Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) founded in 2012 by Nathanael Fisher, MFA, and his wife, Anna Fisher. Based in Miramar Beach, Florida, ECTC’s mission is to enrich and entertain the Emerald Coast community through professional and educational theater. ECTC operates year-round with a two-fold mission to provide both educational and professional offerings to the Northwest Florida community. Educational outreach includes after school and home-school programs, touring and staged productions, summer camps, workshops and classes. The professional theater efforts are focused on thought provoking productions, festivals and collaborations as well as acting and improv workshops and classes for adults.

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