Celebrate the holidays with Gulf Coast Symphony

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Gulf Coast Symphony presents a series of holiday celebrations in Fort Myers.
The celebrations begin at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW with back-to-back performances of Highlights from the Nutcracker on Dec. 5 and 6, then continue with Deck the Halls on Dec. 12, and A Sinatra Christmas on Dec. 19.
Additionally, the symphony will present four holiday-themed Cabaret Nights at its new Music & Arts Community Center (13411 Shire Lane, Fort Myers) in its screened, outdoor pavilion. All events are socially distanced with face coverings required. Tickets are extremely limited, so early reservation is encouraged.

Highlights from the Nutcracker
Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.
Dec. 6 at 3 p.m.
Barbara B. Mann Performing
Arts Hall at FSW
The music soars, snowflakes swirl, flowers dance, and a little girl dreams about Sugar Plum Fairies and handsome princes, coming to life in an enchanted world. The Gulfshore Ballet and the Gulf Coast Symphony partner to present your favorite highlights from Tchaikovsky’s holiday classic, with new choreography by Iliana Lopez & Franklin Gamero. Produced in partnership with Gulfshore Ballet.

Cabaret Nights:
Holly Jolly Christmas

Dec. 9 & 10 at 7 p.m.
Music & Arts Community Center, 13411 Shire Lane, Fort Myers
Come home for the holidays at the Gulf Coast Symphony Music & Arts Community Center! Celebrate the joyful season with all of your holiday favorites.

Deck the Halls
Dec. 12 at 7 p.m.
Barbara B. Mann Performing
Arts Hall at FSW
The festive sounds of the season ring through the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall, as the Gulf Coast Symphony presents your most favorite symphonic pops holiday medleys. From Leroy Anderson’s endearing Sleigh Ride, a medley of music from Christmas movie classics, to the Mannheim Steamroller Silent Night, and much, much more! A show perfect for the whole family to celebrate this time of giving and joy.

Cabaret Nights:
Sinatra, Up Close

Dec. 16 & 17 at 7 p.m.
Music & Arts Community Center, 13411 Shire Lane, Fort Myers
Frank Sinatra himself will be singing carols, or at least that’s what you’ll believe! Famed Sinatra tribute artist Brian Duprey presents an intimate performance of Sinatra’s classic hits and Christmas songs that became Gold record hits.

A Sinatra Christmas
Dec. 19 at 7 p.m.
Barbara B. Mann Performing
Arts Hall at FSW
Celebrate the holidays with legendary Sinatra tribute artist Brian Duprey, as he recreates the Christmas songs that became Gold record hits. When Brian Duprey sings, those listening might swear they were hearing Ol’ Blue Eyes himself, as Frank’s own daughter, Nancy Sinatra has said. As the lead actor in the hit musical, “The Rat Pack is Back,” Brian spent 10 years perfecting his craft in Las Vegas, and in over 200 performing arts centers across the country. This show was named Best Tribute Show of Las Vegas in 2014.

Tickets for all shows are on sale and can be purchased online at www.GulfCoastSymphony.org or by calling the 239-277-1700.

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