Emerald Coast Theatre Company Presents The Jungle Book

This spring, Emerald Coast Theatre Company will be offering three children's musical theater programs centered on Disney's beloved classic The Jungle Book. Specially adapted from the classic film, this musical includes favorite Disney tunes, such as “The Bare Necessities,” “That’s What Friends Are For,” and “I Wan’na Be Like You.” Inspired by Rudyard Kipling's book of the same name, The Jungle Book tells the story of Mowgli, a child raised in the Indian jungle by wolves, as his friends Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear try to convince him into leaving the jungle before the evil tiger Shere Khan arrives. The children will bring this story to life! Performance dates, times, and locations ($5 suggested donation):

  • April 15th (6:30 PM) at Destin Elementary School
  • April 23rd (6:30 PM) at South Walton High School
  • May 9th (11:00 AM) at Destin Community Center

You're probably wondering what any of this has to do with Andy. Glad you asked! We are friends with Nathanael and Anna (see below), plus Andy has always liked the artistic side of The Jungle Book. It was no surprise that he happily agreed to paint the backdrops for them!

 Andy with Nathanael Fisher

Andy with Nathanael Fisher

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 Nathanael and Anna's daughter Bella 

Nathanael and Anna's daughter Bella 

 Andy's backdrop for  The Jungle Book

Andy's backdrop for The Jungle Book

For more information on Emerald Coast Theatre Company, call (850) 687-1637 or visit their web site.

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 family-oriented productions, festivals and collaborations as well as acting and improv workshops and classes for adults.

Lori