Imagination springs to life in colorful fashion near Brevard County homes. At the Maxwell C. King Center theater productions are in full swing. A six-story state of the art facility houses a large main theater, a spacious more intimate theater, space for art exhibits, and a rotunda for private functions.

A full calendar bursts with events ranging from musicals to tribute concerts and classical music to comedy events. Broadway shows featured in past seasons include Kinky Boots, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and A Christmas Carol. Tribute bands always draw in fans new and old. Music flows freely throughout the venue. Artists such as Alice Cooper, Celtic Woman, and Johnny Mathis have previously brought down the house. Regulars love the soft sounds of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and the Brevard Community Chorus.

The Magic of Theater Arts Calls to Those Living in Brevard County

Youngsters dreaming of stepping on stage can make their goals a reality. Talented kids living in Brevard County find themselves in the spotlight after attending enrichment programs. The Theatre for Youth and Outreach Program has exposed hundreds of young people from the area to the wonders of the stage. While many adore being center stage some also love to immerse themselves into a good story while not acting in it. These folks will find plenty to delve into during the Theater Youth season. Family friendly performances feature all age appropriate material with beloved shows such as Charlotte’s Web, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Peter Rabbit Tales and Chicken Little.

Close to Brevard County homes, the King Center is conveniently found on the Melbourne Campus of the Eastern Florida State College. Locals who love performing arts often choose to become members of the King Center. Perks include exclusive pre-sale ticket dates, backstage tours and access to the VIP lounge. Tickets can be purchased online or by visiting the onsite box office. Normal box office hours are weekdays from 12 to 6 p.m. and 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.