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Broadway Musical Brigadoon February 15

Mattie Kelly Arts Center


1/27/2012 - Come escape to a fairy tale world where love and magic are one when the national touring production of the Broadway musical Brigadoon, appears February 15 at 7:30 pm. at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center on the Niceville campus of Northwest Florida State College. A perfect treat for Valentine's, this timeless classic was a Tony-Award winner on Broadway and features a sweeping, romantic score by Lerner and Loewe with all the classic songs featured on Broadway and in the 1954 MGM movie hit starring Gene Kelly and Cyd Charisse, including "Waitin' for My Dearie," "I'll Go Home with Bonnie Jean," "The Heather on the Hill" and more. The sentimental adventure blurs the boundaries between love and loss, past and present, and fantasy and reality.

Tickets are on sale by phone, web or in-person from the Box Office for $45 each. A group discount of $5 off per ticket is available for group sales of 10 or more tickets. The Box Office is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m. and starting at 6:00 p.m. the night of the show. Call (850) 729-6000 or purchase online at

Brigadoon's fantastical story is that of a village that rises in the Scottish mists just one day every hundred years. Two American tourists lost in the hills of Scotland stumble upon the enchanted village, where the men are clad in tartan kilts, the lasses swish around in multicolored petticoats, and the bagpipes are blowing. Tommy soon falls in love with the village lass, Fiona, but if Tommy stays in Brigadoon, he must give up everything from the present. And, if Fiona leaves with Tommy, Brigadoon will vanish into the highland mist, never to be seen again.

All 1,650 seats in the mainstage theater at the Mattie Kelly Arts Center are no more than 90 feet from the stage - making every seat "the best seat in the house" at the performance venue which is located on the eastern edge of the college's Niceville campus of at 100 College Boulevard. The center is just minutes from Interstate 10 or the mid-Bay Bridge, and is easily accessible to patrons from surrounding communities.