Saturday, January 29, 2022

JW Marriott presents World Premiere of American Jukebox

A Paradise Production, which brought their show “Broadway on the Beach” to the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort last December, is thrilled to announce their return with the new concert, “American Jukebox.”

The show will premiere at the resort’s stunning 17,000 square foot Banyan Ballroom. This limited run takes place November 21-24 and celebrates contemporary American classics like “Natural Woman,” “Fire and Rain,” “Great Balls of Fire,” and more.

The original cast from Broadway on the Beach returns, which includes Billy Elliot’s Patrick Mulvey, Chicago’s Rachel Meinhart, and First Date the Musical’s Conner Meinhart. Million Dollar Quartet’s Colte Julian will also be back on piano along with Jeremy Gentry (NBC’s “The Voice”) on drums. Joining the American Jukebox team and rounding out the band will be Michael McCracken (The Winchesters, Chicago Med) on bass and Nicholas Davio (Million Dollar Quartet) on guitar.

Executive Producer Marika Engelhardt stated, “We are thrilled to be returning with another show, this time bringing different classics and genres to the Marco Island audience for the Thanksgiving Holiday, paired with a gourmet dining experience.”

Amanda Cox, Director of Sales and Marketing at the JW Marriott Marco Island, stated, “We are thrilled that A Paradise Production is returning with yet another opportunity to delight our guests and visitors with a sensational show in American Jukebox. Paired with a gourmet dining experience created by our award-winning culinary team, we know this event series will provide unforgettable memories for all attendees.”

Performances are November 21, 23, and 24, with a matinee show on November 24. All evening shows begin with doors open at 6:15 PM for dinner and musical performance beginning at 7 PM. Matinee shows begin with doors open at 1:15 PM for buffet, with musical performance beginning at 2 PM. The show will take place at the JW Marriott Marco Island’s Banyan Ballroom located in the Lanai Tower, 400 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. Dining packages and VIP seating will be offered.

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