MUSIC  THEATRE  FILM    2016-2017   MUSIC  THEATRE  FILM                       

We are pleased to bring the best music, theatre and film offerings to the Golden Isles.  

Outstanding performers, original productions and a feast of must-see movies are center stage at the Ritz this season: Grammy Award winning Turtle Island Quartet, Katie Deal in Wildflowers: The Women of Country Music and Dave Bennett takes us from Swing to Rock. Ritz Radio Theatre returns with It’s A Wonderful Life and a unique staged reading celebrates the 10th anniversary of The Big Read. And Cinema Gourmet returns with food, insight and a great film.   

Below are the live performances at the Historic Ritz Theatre (unless otherwise noted.)

Tickets can be purchased online or at the Ritz Theatre Tues-Fri 9 am to 5 pm or

call 912-262-6934

For the complete line up for Cinema Gourmet click here.


Katie Deal in Wildflowers: The Women of Country Music

Sunday, April 2, 2017 @ 3pm

Katie Deal in 'Wildflowers: The Women of Country Music'


Ritz Radio Theatre - It's a Wonderful Life

December 9-11 & 16-18, 2016

Fridays and Saturdays @ 8pm; Sundays @3pm

Ritz Radio Theatre: It's a Wonderful Life


Friday, January 20, 2017 @ 8pm

Atwater-Donnelly in Concert


Peach State Opera - Tosca

Sunday, January 29, 2017 @ 3pm

Peach State Opera - Tosca


A Wizard of Earthsea

February 26, 2017

Sunday at 3pm

 A Wizard of Earthsea Reading



Dave Bennett

Sunday, March 19, 2017 @ 3 pm

Dave Bennett

Roots of Pop: From Swing to Rock

Turtle Island Quartet


Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 8pm

Turtle Island Quartet

A LOVE SUPREME - The Music of John Coltrane


Annie, Jr.



Golden Isles Penguin Project - Annie, Jr.

June 15-18, 2017

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 pm

Sunday @ 3 pm


Music is in the air and by the sea as Golden Isles Arts & Humanities gets ready for a great summertime concert series – Sounds by the Sea. A variety of musical offerings will fill Neptune Park from May – September showcasing the best local and regional musicians. The concerts are held on select Sundays at high tide, for maximum breezes and bug-free comfort by the ocean. The concerts take place from 7-9 p.m. and guests are encouraged to bring a picnic supper and a lawn chair or blanket to relax on.

The season is sponsored by:
Atlantic National Bank (print media sponsor), Golden Isles Broadcasting (radio sponsor) and Fairfield Inn & Suites (hotel sponsor.) 




A season pass for Sounds by the Sea will be available through May 28 and are only $40 for five great concerts. Season passes are also available for ages 6-12 for only $15.  Passes are available for purchase in person at the Historic Ritz Theatre in Downtown Brunswick or by calling Golden Isles Arts & Humanities at (912) 262-6934. Admission to Sounds by the Sea, payable at the gate the night of each show, is only $10 for adults. Children ages 6 to 12 are $5, and children younger than 6 years old get in free.



May 28 

Phil Morrison-Ken Trimmins Quintet



June 25

Gwen Hughes & The Kats
Soul & Swing, Rock n’ Roll & Romance

July 23

Jamie Renee &  The Walkers
Soulful Southern Singer & Her Band


August 20

Maggie and Jackson

Jazz and Salsa



September 17

Michael Hulett
Captivating Vocals & Saxophone