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Anyone who would like to volunteer time and be involved with Expect Excellence Community Theatre can reach out to Creative Director Jessica Langston.

For additional information, visit the Orange Beach Expect Excellence Community Theatre Facebook page.



The front box office at the Performing Arts Center, 23908 Canal Road, is now open from 3:30-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. The public can purchase tickets for community theatre or school plays there.

Visions of Christmas  - Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Visions of Christmas 2023

The City of Orange Beach Expect Excellence Music Department will present the 3rd annual Visions of Christmas on November 30th to December 2nd at the Orange Beach Performing Arts Center. 

Shows will be held:

  • Thursday, November 30th at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, December 1st at 7 p.m.; and 
  • Saturday, December 2nd at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Admission is free but tickets must be reserved. 

Reserve your tickets for Visions of Christmas 2023.

Please consider bringing a new, unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots.

For more information, email Caleb Pittman at

The Nutcracker - Dec. 8-9, 2023

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The Coastal Ballet Company, in cooperation with the City of Orange Beach, will present The Nutcracker on December 8-9, 2023 at the Orange Beach Performing Arts Center. 

The classical Christmas ballet will be performed at 6 p.m. Friday, December 8th and at 2 p.m. Saturday, December 9th. General admission tickets are $25 per adult, $10 for children ages 4-17, and free for children 3 and younger.  

Purchase your tickets for "The Nutcracker."

The Performing Arts Center is at 23908 Canal Road, adjacent to Orange Beach Middle/High School.  

The Wizard of Oz - Feb. 1-4, 2024

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Follow the yellow brick road in this delightful stage adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s beloved tale, featuring the iconic musical score from the MGM film. The timeless tale, in which young Dorothy Gale travels from Kansas over the rainbow to the magical Land of Oz, continues to thrill audiences worldwide.

Expect Excellence Community Theatre will present "The Wizard of Oz" on Feb. 1-3, 2024 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 4, 2024 at 2 p.m. on the main stage of the Orange Beach Performing Arts Center. General admission is $15. Doors open one hour before showtime. 

Purchase your tickets for The Wizard of Oz.

THE WIZARD OF OZ is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC. 


By L. Frank Baum 

With Music and Lyrics by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg 

Background Music by Herbert Stothart 

Dance and Vocal Arrangements by Peter Howard

Orchestration by Larry Wilcox 

Adapted by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company 

Based upon the Classic Motion Picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. and distributed in all media by Warner Bros.

Dream On: A Tribute to Classic Rock - Feb. 22-24, 2023

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The City of Orange Beach Expect Excellence Music Department will present a winter reprise of “Dream On: A Tribute to Classic Rock” on February 22-24, 2024 at the Orange Beach Performing Arts Center. 

"Dream On" is a classic rock tribute show dedicated to some of the greatest music of all time. From Elton John to Def Leppard, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Come and rock out to this City of Orange Beach original production! Showtimes will be 7 p.m. on February 22-23 and at 2 p.m. on February 24.  

General admission tickets are $15. Doors open one hour before show time.

Purchase your tickets for Dream On: A Tribute to Classic Rock

Please email Jessica Langston for questions about the shows, or Expect Excellence Community Theatre -

Orange Beach Middle/High School Theatre Department

Find information about the OBMHS Theatre Program, including upcoming performances, at the Orange Beach Middle/High School website

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