Sunrise Theatre Sensational Lineup

Sunrise Theatre For The Performing Arts
Announces A Sensational 2016/17 Season Lineup

FORT PIERCE, FL (August 15, 2016)…Executive Director, John D. Wilkes is pleased to announce the Sunrise Theatre’s 2016/17 Season of dazzling shows that have been confirmed to date. The Sunrise Theatre is located in historic downtown Fort Pierce and is owned and operated by The City of Fort Pierce.

“We’re thrilled to offer an array of sizzling attractions this year!” said Wilkes. “The Sunrise Theatre continues to expand and enhance our programming with highly sought after and celebrated national touring artists and we will be continuing to add more throughout the season!”

This year’s, Broadway & Beyond On 2nd Street Series, includes The National Touring Companies of: Fame –The Musical; Cheers – Live on Stage; Sex Tips For Straight Women From A Gay Man; The Midtown Men – 4 stars from the original Broadway cast of Jersey Boys, and the world’s greatest live tribute show Legends In Concert featuring Prince, Cher, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Aretha Franklin & the Blues Brothers.

Other outstanding artists booked to date, include:

Johnny Mathis-Live In Concert; Kenny Rogers’ Final World Tour: The Gambler’s Last Deal; Arlo Guthrie Running Down The Road Tour 2016; Peter Frampton RAW An Acoustic Tour; An Evening With Paul Anka; Art Garfunkel: In Close Up Tour; Dave Koz Christmas Tour 2016 with special guests Jonathan Butler, Kenny Lattimore and Ashford and Simpson’s Valerie Simpson and more.

Blood, Sweat & Tears featuring Bo Bice; Chris MacDonalds’ Memories of Elvis “Rockin Birthday Bash”; The National Tour of: The McCartney Years; Kyman Entertainment – Let’s Bring Back The Memories featuring The Mystics, Ron Dante, Lou Christie and The Chiffon; The Original Stars of American Bandstand: Shirley Alston Reeves, Johnny Tillotson, Brian Hyland, Chris Montez and Merrilee Rush; and One Night of Queen.

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia’s The Nutcracker; The Shanghai Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China; The Aluminum Show; Masters of Illusion – Believe The Impossible and more.

Political satirist Mark Russell; Up, Up & Away! A Musical Fable starring Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.; Ye Olde English Christmas with Herman’s Hermits featuring Peter Noone; The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Celebration Tour 2016; Nitty Gritty Dirt Band 50th Anniversary Tour, The Duke Ellington Orchestra; Carrot Top and more.

Tickets for these and all 2016/17 Season Shows go on sale to Dedicated Seat Holders beginning August 10; August 15, $1,000+ level Members; August 18, $250 and $500 level Members; August 23, $75 and $125 Members and to the General Public on Tuesday, September 6 at 10am.  For Tickets and Membership Information, call the Box Office at 772-461-4775 or online at

The beautifully restored, intimate 1,200-seat Sunrise Theatre Mainstage and accompanying 210 seat Black Box Theatre, located in Historic Downtown Fort Pierce, presents national touring Broadway shows, musical and comedy acts, ballet and opera companies with full orchestras, country stars and classic rock icons.  In addition, The Sunrise, in concert with the Sunrise Foundation presents a series of Arts & Education Outreach programs to over 12,000 students each year at no cost to students in the four-county region, in conjunction with the Sunrise Theatre Foundation.

The Historic Sunrise Theatre, which opened in 1923, is owned and operated by The City of Fort Pierce.  The Sunrise Theatre is located at 117 South Second Street, Fort Pierce, Florida.  For Tickets and Membership Information, call the Box Office at 772-461-4775 or online at

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