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JOIN THE KING CENTER TEAM! The King Center ticket office is now hiring!

Posted on: Thursday, May 5, 2016

Melbourne, FL – The King Center is currently seeking applicants for two positions in the ticket office. As a customer service representative, duties will include ticket...

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EFSC Juried Student Art Show - exhibit on display at the King Center Harris Corporation Art Gallery

Posted on: Thursday, April 14, 2016

Only a few days remaining for an opportunity to experience EFSC students art work, currently on display in the Harris Gallery at the King Center. The exhibit includes...

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A special message from George Thorogood!

Posted on: Monday, March 7, 2016

George Thorogood & The Destroyers Friday, March 18, 2016 at 8:00 PM CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

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Cameron Carpenter Lecture & Demonstration with students

Posted on: Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Cameron Carpenter captivated an avid group of music fans before his show on Thursday afternoon! Students were awed by his International Touring Organ – a monumental digital...

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JEANNE ROBERTSON POSTPONED

Posted on: Monday, February 22, 2016

NEW DATE - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 7:30 PM Jeanne Robertson has decided to postpone her spring tour due to continuing rehabilitation from her leg injury over the holidays....

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John Stamos Announced as Beach Boys’ Special Guest

Posted on: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

This just in: Emmy Award nominated actor and producer, JOHN STAMOS, will perform with The Beach Boys at the King Center on Feb 26! With a career spanning 30 years, Stamos...

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Central Brevard Art Association (CBAA) “Celebrating Diversity”

Posted on: Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Central Brevard Art Association (CBAA) “Celebrating Diversity” is currently on display in the King Center Harris Gallery from February 1 through February 28th. A FREE open...

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Buds & Bows Gift Certificate winners at Peter Rabbit Tales show

Posted on: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Melissa Laufer of Odyssey Charter school (pictured on right) along with two other teachers were the lucky winners of a Floral arrangement compliments of our good friends at...

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Peter Rabbit Tales live at the King Center!

Posted on: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The King Center Theatre for Youth & Outreach presented Peter Rabbit Tales to a packed house Tuesday morning. After the performance, children and adults gathered round to...

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EFSC Dance Club Meets Shen Yun Dancers!

Posted on: Thursday, January 21, 2016

On Wednesday afternoon the Eastern Florida State College dance club had an exclusive Q&A session with principal dancers from Shen Yun Performing Arts in between shows at...

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Thank you to our supporters!

Posted on: Thursday, January 14, 2016

2015-2016 Board of Directors “Director’s Circle” Contributions David Brock Michael & Mary Louise Coleman Carol Craig Myra Igo Haley Joe & Pennie DiPrima Phil & Jeanne...

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Jazz is Dead CANCELLED

Posted on: Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Jazz is Dead concert originally scheduled for Feb. 24 has been cancelled. Ticket holders may call the ticket office at 321-242-2219 to...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Posted on: Monday, January 4, 2016

Thanks to everyone who came our 2016 Classic Albums Live Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Party! Here is a fun video of everyone ringing in the 2016 at the King Center!

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Individual Classic Albums Live Concerts On Sale Today!

Posted on: Monday, January 4, 2016

Individual Classic Albums Live Tickets On Sale Today DAVID BOWIE: ZIGGY STARDUST - MAY 7, 2016 BEATLES: REVOLVER (50TH ANNIVERSARY) - JUNE 18, 2016 ALLMAN BROTHERS: A...

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Thank you to our 2015-2016 King Center members!

Posted on: Thursday, December 17, 2015

We appreciate your generous support. (List current as of 12/17/2015. If your name is not listed or listed incorrectly, please call 321-433-5720) Funded Five Platinum...

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Ticket Office Holiday Hours

Posted on: Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Please be advised the King Center ticket office will be closing early at 3 p.m. on December 24. We will also be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Happy holidays...

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King Center featured in Florida State Homes!

Posted on: Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Special thanks to real estate web site Florida State Homes for featuring the King Center on FloridaStateHomes.com. Check out the article here:...

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Mayhem Poets! Great Seats Available!

Posted on: Wednesday, November 4, 2015

On a mission to make changes, The Mayhem Poets are described as comedically gifted, lyrical virtuosos blending elements of theatre, improvisation, and comedy by engaging...

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Just announced: Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath will open for Bret Michaels on Nov. 14!

Posted on: Monday, October 26, 2015

When Sugar Ray’s breakthrough hit song “Fly” put them on the map in 1997, lead vocalist Mark McGrath was thrust into the public eye. McGrath will perform at the King Center...

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Bret Michaels Video

Posted on: Monday, October 26, 2015

Bret Michaels is coming to The King Center on Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 8:00 PM Click HERE to purchase tickets!

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Theatre for Youth & Outreach Harvest Festival "Beauty" at Avenues Viera Scarecrow Stroll

Posted on: Thursday, October 22, 2015

The King Center scarecrow “Beauty” represented the Theatre for Youth & Outreach Program at the Viera Avenues 4th Annual Scarecrow Stroll Fall Festival this past weekend....

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Ms. Pahl, from West Melbourne School for Science, wins Theatre for Youth teacher participation promotion.

Posted on: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Ms. Pahl’s class represented the most group participation at our recent stage production of The Main Street Kids: A Math Start Musical. Karen Wilson (on right in photo),...

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STRAIGHT NO CHASER SERVE UP “THE NEW OLD FASHIONED”

Posted on: Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Straight No Chaser has announced details of their new album "The New Old Fashioned", which arrives everywhere on October 30th. "The New Old Fashioned" is available now for...

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EFSC Faculty Art Exhibit now in the Harris Gallery!

Posted on: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

EFSC Faculty Art Exhibit will be on display September 28th through October 25th in the King Center Harris Corporation Art Gallery before main stage performances for...

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A message from Bret Michaels

Posted on: Monday, September 28, 2015

Check out this video message from Bret Michaels, who will perform at the King Center on Saturday Nov. 14! Tickets now on sale. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

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HERB ALPERT’S ‘COME FLY WITH ME’; GROUNDBREAKING MIX OF BRAND NEW MUSIC AND BELOVED CLASSICS OUT SEPTEMBER 25 SEE HIM IN CONCERT AT THE KING CENTER ON MARCH 3

Posted on: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Herb Alpert’s legendary career includes five decades of unprecedented breakthroughs as an artist, record executive and philanthropist. In the past two years alone, he won...

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BUDDY GUY ALONG WITH DEREK TRUCKS, SUSAN TEDESCHI AND OTHERS CLOSES THE INAUGURAL EPISODE OF THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT

Posted on: Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The inaugural episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert closed with a performance from an all-star lineup fronted by Mavis Staples, who joined Colbert’s house band to...

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This Friday & Saturday evening – a rare opportunity with artist Robert Varley!

Posted on: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Mr. Varley will be on hand sharing a demonstration of his photographic work process in the King Center Harris Corporation Art Gallery before main stage performances....

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Varley’s Views, a photographic exhibit by Robert Varley is currently on display at the King Center.

Posted on: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The stunning photography of Robert Varley is currently on exhibit in our Harris Corporation Art Gallery. The exhibit will be on display for ticketed patrons attending main...

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The King Center Harris Corporation Art Gallery opens Varley’s Views, a photographic exhibit by Robert Varley.

Posted on: Wednesday, September 2, 2015

There will be a public viewing event of Robert Varley’s photography in our Harris Corporation Art Gallery on Thursday, Sept 3, from 6 – 8 pm. Admission is free. The exhibit...

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EFSC Melbourne Campus Welcome Back Student Luau - King Center Table

Posted on: Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Amid Reggae music, Hawaiian dancers and steel drums the students of Eastern Florida State College were welcomed back for the start of a new term at the Melbourne campus....

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Buddy Guy Scores Fifth #1 Blues Album In The Country With 'Born To Play Guitar'

Posted on: Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Legendary blues icon and six-time Grammy Award winning artist Buddy Guy claimed the #1 spot last week onBillboard's Top Blues Album charts with his latest masterpiece Born...

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2015-16 Harris Corporation Art Gallery Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard presents: “All That Art”

Posted on: Monday, August 3, 2015

The Creative Arts Foundation of Brevard is hanging art in our Harris Corporation Art Gallery this morning. If you are coming to an upcoming show at the King Center, please...

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SWING! Rehearsal Photos

Posted on: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

A special thanks goes out to Florida Today for taking wonderful rehearsal photos of the cast from SWING! The Broadway Musical. See the full gallery here:...

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Behind the Scenes video from American Idol Live!

Posted on: Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Check out this video from the American Idol Live! tour photo shoot. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE VIDEO!CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

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AUDITIONS- Monday, June 22 @ 12:30 PM for the Summer Musical Theatre Project: Swing!

Posted on: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Calling aspiring singers, dancers, and musicians to participate in this awesome opportunity: The Summer Musical Theatre Project! presented through special arrangements with...

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PAUL KANTNER OF JEFFERSON STARSHIP SET TO PLAY IN KING CENTER CONCERT

Posted on: Thursday, April 9, 2015

Despite being hospitalized after suffering a heart attack on March 25th, Jefferson Airplane/Jefferson Starship co-founder, Paul Kantner will be here in concert on April...

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STEVE OLIVER STEPS IN TO PLAY WITH ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY

Posted on: Monday, April 6, 2015

Creative guitarist/vocalist, Steve Oliver, has agreed to join Acoustic Alchemy on stage in the Studio Theatre on April 26th. Due to a family emergency, we regret to inform...

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ELIJAH WOLF JUST ANNOUNCED AS THE GIPSY KINGS SPECIAL GUEST

Posted on: Thursday, March 19, 2015

Singer-songwriter, Elijah Wolf will be the supporting act on the evening of The Gipsy Kings on June 12th. The twenty-one-year-old singer has songs brimming with adventure,...

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KRISTINA TRAIN JOINS TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND AS SPECIAL GUEST!

Posted on: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Singer, songwriter and musician, Kristina Train has been confirmed as a special guest when the Tedeschi Trucks Band hits the King Center stage on April 21st. After signing...

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"Weird Al" Yankovic Comedy Central Video!

Posted on: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

We are so excited to have such a talented artist AND wonderful person coming to the King Center on August 14! Watch this video of Weird Al performing with autistic children...

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Local Group, Vox Audio Just Added to the Sing-Off Live King Center concert! Also featuring Voice Play, Street Corner Symphony & The Exchange

Posted on: Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Hailing from Orlando, Florida, Vox Audio is a Drama Desk award winning vocal group. Born as “Toxic Audio,” they were hired to perform daily at Disney World’s MGM Studios....

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THE GIPSY KINGS WIN GRAMMY IN THE BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM CATEGORY TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR THEIR JUNE 12TH KING CENTER PERFORMANCE

Posted on: Monday, March 2, 2015

At the 6th time at bat, the Gipsy Kings have won the GRAMMY for Best World Music Album, SAVOR FLAMENCO at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. This is the group’s 6th Nomination,...

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Congratulations to Weird Al Yankovic for winning a Grammy for Best Comedy Album!

Posted on: Monday, February 9, 2015

“WEIRD AL” YANKOVIC THE MANDATORY WORLD TOUR Coming to the King Center Friday, August 14, 2015 at 8:00 PM CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

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The Sing-Off Live! Tour Adds Season Five’s The Exchange To National Tour Lineup

Posted on: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Exchange, who met on Season 3 of The Sing-Off, will join previously announced VoicePlay and Street Corner Symphony at the King Center on March 10th. The Exchange are...

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The Piano Guys have just released a new video!

Posted on: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Enjoy this mash-up of Ants Marching and Ode to Joy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17GLE-16_3g

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The Viera High School choir performed on the King Center stage Sunday night with the one and only Susan Boyle!

Posted on: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The students did an amazing job and received a standing ovation from the audience! Warm congratulations to all who participated.

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LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS STARRING DARLENE LOVE

Posted on: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The New York Times raves “Darlene Love’s thunderbolt voice is as embedded in the history of rock and roll as Eric Clapton’s guitar or Bob Dylan’s lyrics.” You’ve seen her...

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2nd SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK SHOW JUST ADDED!

Posted on: Monday, October 13, 2014

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! The Emmy Award - winning 1970's pop culture phenomenon comes to the stage in this high energy show. Through a series of classic songs like "Unpack...

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SUSAN BOYLE’S UPCOMING TV APPEARANCES

Posted on: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

TUNE IN to see two-time Grammy nominated singing sensation, Susan Boyle perform live on The Today Show this Thursday morning, October 2nd and on The Talk on Monday, October...

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ANNOUNCING THE THEATRE FOR YOUTH AND OUTREACH PROGRAM AND THE 2014-2015 PERFORMING ARTS SEASON!

Posted on: Thursday, September 4, 2014

Individual Tickets On Sale Friday, September 5th at Noon CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS!

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HOTEL CALIFORNIA A SALUTE TO THE EAGLES 3rd SHOW JUST ADDED – THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16TH AT 8PM

Posted on: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

HOTEL CALIFORNIA A SALUTE TO THE EAGLES Tickets go on sale Friday, August 29TH at Noon Due to the overwhelming popularity of HOTEL CALIFORNIA “A Salute to the Eagles” in...

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Click HERE to view Studio Theatre Performances

Posted on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Studio Theatre Performances! We are adding new shows all the time! Please check back with us to see new and upcoming Studio Theatre shows! Tim Reynolds & TR3 Wednesday,...

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ROCK’N’BLUES FEST BECOMES A TRIBUTE

Posted on: Monday, July 21, 2014

The music world lost a legend last week with the passing of Johnny Winter, one of the best Blues guitarists the world has ever known. What was originally slated as...

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Check out these pictures of our talented Summer Musical Theatre Project students rehearsing for Thoroughly Modern Millie!

Posted on: Monday, July 14, 2014

Three shows only! July 18—7:30 p.m. and July 19—2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss Thoroughly Modern Millie performed by students of the 3rd Annual Summer Musical Theatre...

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SUSAN BOYLE ON LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL JUNE 25th

Posted on: Monday, June 23, 2014

Be sure to catch Susan Boyle as she performs on Live with Kelly and Michael on Wednesday, June 25th. After earning rave reviews for her sell out Scottish and UK Tours in...

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Congratulations to the winners of the King Center Theatre For Youth & Outreach Program Cover Design Contest

Posted on: Tuesday, June 10, 2014

King Center Theatre For Youth & Outreach Program Cover Design Contest In celebration of The Theatre For Youth & Outreach Program 20th Anniversary Winners of the Cover...

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Our It's A Wrap Celebration has been postponed until the Fall.

Posted on: Friday, May 9, 2014

Further details will be provided at a later date.

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BILL COSBY HONORED AT AMERICAN COMEDY AWARDS

Posted on: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

America’s favorite dad, Bill Cosby, was recently honored with the prestigious Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the 2014 "American Comedy Awards" which airs on...

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The King Center, Theatre For Youth & Outreach Program 2014-2015 season

Posted on: Thursday, April 3, 2014

20th Anniversary Celebration Starts now! Cover design contest deadline: Thursday, May 8th, 2014  Calling All Aspiring Artists!   Eligibility Contest is open to all...

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FORMER CAST MEMBERS OF THE JERSEY BOYS AND STRAIGHT NO CHASER! Tuesday, April 22nd at 7:30 pm

Posted on: Monday, March 31, 2014

UNDER THE STREETLAMP brings the American Radio Songbook to a whole new level.  Four extremely talented and charismatic former cast members of the Tony® Award-winning...

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THE STUDIO THEATRE INTIMATE CONCERT SERIES!

Posted on: Monday, March 31, 2014

The King Center and Brevard Music Group will soon be announcing more shows in our Studio Theatre Intimate Concert Series. On April 28th, join us in the intimate setting of...

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UNDER THE STREETLAMP: LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL” PBS Special

Posted on: Monday, March 17, 2014

The “UNDER THE STREETLAMP: LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL” PBS Special will air on WUCF TV – Central Florida’s PBS TV channel, Tuesday, March 18 at 10:30 pm EST. Enjoy this...

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FAMILY FUN PERFORMANCE! CHILDREN’S DISCOUNT TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PEKING ACROBATS!

Posted on: Monday, February 24, 2014

The Peking Acrobats set the world record for the Human Chair Stack on Fox's GUINNESS BOOK PRIMETIME TV show where they astounded audiences with their bravery and dexterity...

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JOHN LEGEND – BECOME A MEMBER AND GET TICKETS BEFORE THE PUBLIC!

Posted on: Tuesday, January 28, 2014

John Legend is coming on April 28th for the "All Of Me Tour".  Intimate, raw, and unplugged.  Members can purchase tickets January 28th – 30th before they go on sale to the...

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Friends of The King Center 2013-2014

Posted on: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Friends of the King Center help play the crucial role of providing financial support for King Center programming. For more information,call 321-433-5720. Chairman’s...

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MembersFirst 2013-2014

Posted on: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

King Center members make generous contributions to the King Center, and receive priority seating and exclusive benefits. For more information, call 321-433-5720.   Funded...

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MERLE HAGGARD TO APPEAR ON THE GRAMMYS

Posted on: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Merle Haggard will be making his first time appearance at the upcoming Grammy Awards as he shares the stage with Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton....

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RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES CELEBRATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF BEATLES MUSIC IN AMERICA

Posted on: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

With new sets and new music, Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles coming to the US and their appearance on the Ed Sullivan...

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Congratulations to Thomas and Tina Drago!!

Posted on: Saturday, December 21, 2013

Congratulations to Thomas and Tina Drago, the lucky winners of our 2nd annual Ticket Raffle! The Dragos have won two tickets to EVERY show in 2014!  

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Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts General Contest Rules

Posted on: Friday, November 1, 2013

Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts General Contest Rules (Contest rules current as of January 30, 2014)   These are the General Contest Rules for the Maxwell C....

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The Moody Blues ‘Timeless Flight Tour 2014’ Is coming on March 28, 2014

Posted on: Thursday, September 12, 2013

Tickets for The Moody Blues concert will be going on sale to the public on December 13th. If you would like to purchase your tickets early, you might like to join our...

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HAIRSPRAY Review!

Posted on: Thursday, July 25, 2013

An Epic Space Coast Production! The Summer Musical Theatre Project presents aspiring Space Coast actors and actresses (ages ranging from fifteen to eighteen) with an...

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The King Center is getting a New Look!

Posted on: Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The college has a new name: Eastern Florida State College and the King Center is getting a new look! Collins Custom Painting Inc. is working hard painting the exterior of...

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DREAMGIRLS

Posted on: Thursday, May 9, 2013

The sparkling new high-tech production of the Tony and Academy Award winning musical DREAMGIRLS will electrify audiences in  Melbourne as Big League Productions, Inc....

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Crosby, Stills, & Nash

Posted on: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Tickets for this event will go on sale to the public on Friday, January 18th at Noon. More than four decades since CSN first harmonized in Laurel Canyon, and played its...

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The national tour of Dreamgirls, is "exceptionally well produced and performed" - Broadwayworld.com

Posted on: Monday, April 29, 2013

The national tour of Dreamgirls, is exceptionally well produced and performed. It is an experience that is not to be missed. The stage musical has some key differences from...

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Jillian Michaels, Coming to the King Center!

JILLIAN MICHAELS ‘MAXIMIZE YOUR LIFE’  TOUR LIVE

Posted on: Saturday, April 13, 2013

Tickets starting at .50 (ticket prices inclusive of ticketing fees) Imagine. Believe. Achieve. In this live, intimate and uniquely personal evening, America’s health and...

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King Center Vol Login

Posted on: Tuesday, April 2, 2013

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"Strings of Fire" : LORD OF THE DANCE, coming to the King Center

Posted on: Wednesday, March 6, 2013

"Strings of Fire" from the new DVD and Blu-ray "Michael Flatley returns as Lord of the Dance"  LORD OF THE DANCE at the King Center Melbourne Florida Sunday, March 17,...

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Summer Musical Theatre Project - Hairspray the Musical

Posted on: Sunday, October 16, 2011

The awesome talent of the young people participating in our Summer Musical Theatre Project will be showcased as they present Broadway’s musical comedy hit, HAIRSPRAY on...

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View The KING CENTER Seating Chart

Posted on: Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Click below to download a King Center seating chart.

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The King Center's efforts to meet special needs of patrons with disabilities

Posted on: Sunday, March 6, 2011

The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts, located on the Melbourne campus of Eastern Florida State College (formerly Brevard Community College), was established...

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