Open! Experience the drama on the Space Coast at one of the region’s six theaters

Titusville Historic Playhouse – Titusville

Located in downtown Titusville, a short walk from the Titusville Visitor Center, the Historic Titusville Playhouse delights audiences with modern, classical and musical performances. This building was originally built in 1905 as a lounge and hotel. In 1910 he began to entertain guests with silent films and vaudeville shows. Rumor has it that the theater is haunted! Today, the Titusville Playhouse offers a full program.

Check the Titusville Theater schedule here

Surfside Playhouse – Cocoa Beach

Surfside Playhouse is a hub of creative activity here on the Space Coast. Home to the Surfside Youth Players, an annual drama writing competition, the Playwrights Workshop of Brevard and the Fearless Improv Brigade, there is always some incredible work coming from this little playhouse.

Here you’ll see everything from jazz festivals, Barber Shop Quartets, historic and modern surf movies, celebrity auctions, and yard sales as a fundraiser. It is a unique place to stop to soak up the Space Coast Culture.

Check out the Surfside Playhouse schedule here

The Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse – Cocoa Village

Cocoa Village Indoor Playhouse

Broadway comes to life in the heart of Historic Cocoa Village. And what a story this theater house has. In August 1924, the Aladdin Theater opened its doors to the public and showed silent films. It evolved over time as Brevard County’s first ‘talkie’ cinema, known as the ‘Indian River Section Showcase’.

Eventually, the Aladdin Theater was purchased by City of Cocoa and renamed The Cocoa Village Playhouse. In 1991, Playhouse was accepted on the National Register of Historic Places. Known mostly for its Broadway on Brevard series, other programs include showing classic films from the Aladdin film series and short-term productions called the Spotlight series.

Check out the schedule for the historic Cocoa Village Gambling House here

Melbourne Civic Theater – Melbourne

Melbourne Civic Theater

The Melbourne Civic Theater has been a local scene since 1951 that presents a variety of classic and new plays in an intimate setting. Originally known as the Indian River Players, this group was formed in 1951 and is the oldest arts organization in Brevard County. The group changed their name to Melbourne Civic Theater in 1988 and have continued their legacy of entertainment and culture ever since.

Check out the Melbourne Civic Theater program here

Henegar Arts Center – Melbourne

Henegar Center

Located in downtown Melbourne, the Henegar Center is an arts center. This means that incredible and weird shows, performances, troupes and artists are still filming in the oldest public building in Brevard County. Built in 1919 as the Melbourne School Complex, the building was saved by the Melbourne Civic Theater and the Broadway set designer who renovated the theater and stage. Today you can only enjoy Space Coast Productions and other events at this performing arts center.

See the program of the Henegar Center for the Arts here.

Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts – Melbourne

The King Center is a direct support organization of Eastern Florida State College. There are a number of performance venues available, from a 2,016-seat main theater to an intimate 288-seat studio theater and VIP room. This is the place to go for performances of Classic Albums Live, the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, the Space Coast Ballet, national productions touring through Broadway At The King Center, and famous touring musicians and comedies like ZZ Top , Mannheim Steamroller, Alton Brown and Rick Springfield.

Check the King Center schedule here

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