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MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR MAJOR EXPANSION

MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE
ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR MAJOR EXPANSION
Campaign is unveiled for a new and exciting phase of
the not-for-profit regional theatre

s future
,
including an expanded stage, second space and larger Con
servatory of Performing Arts
October 25, 2016

Want to see the next
Hamilton
or
Wicked
before it hits it big?
How about taking classes at a premiere professional Cons
ervatory, or seeing an avant-garde new play
performed in an intimate space?
You may get your chance within the next five years at the …more…

Brigadoon

A production of Brigadoon will be presented as a collaborative concert of the Lynn Philharmonia Orchestra and the Live at Lynn series.  Set in the highlands of Scotland, the musical features Book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, and music by Frederick Loewe.  Following last year’s highly successful production of Kismet, this anticipated production features a full cast of professional stage performers who bring this story to life.

Saturday, March 18: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, …more…

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

A spectacular new production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid kicks off at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 for a limited two week run. Featuring the critically acclaimed work of Director Glenn Casale, this beloved tale of a young mermaid’s coming-of-age adventure is told like never before. Previously announced casting includes Diana Huey as Ariel and Matthew Kacergis as Prince Eric, with Broadway’s Jennifer …more…

Beau Jest

The Concert and Theatre Arts Series at B’nai Torah and Producer/Director Shari Upbin will bring James Sherman’s ‘comedy with romance’, Beau Jest, to the B’nai Torah Stage for one performance only, on February 22nd at 7:30 pm. Now in its 21st season, The Concert Series at B’nai Torah has proven to be a popular program for congregational members and non-members alike.  The Theatre Series, spearheaded by Cantor Udi Spielman and …more…

Libby Dodson’s Live at Lynn Theatre Series

Lynn University and Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Libby Dodson’s Live at Lynn Theatre Series will present three fantastic shows in February and March.  Individual show tickets for the Live at Lynn Theatre Series are $70 for box, $55 for orchestra and $50 for mezzanine, and can be purchased by phone at 561-237-9000, online at events/lynn.edu, or at Lynn’s box office.

Feb. 18-19 The New Shanghai Circus …more…

BROADWAY IN MIAMI 2017 / 2018 Announcement Release

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is proud to announce its 12th season of showcasing Broadway’s greatest hits in the Ziff Ballet Opera House with a five-show subscription package that is power-packed with musical blockbusters. The 2017-2018 Broadway in Miami season includes two anticipated South Florida premieres – ON YOUR FEET! (October 5 – 15, 2017), kicking off its first national tour …more…

Shooting Porn!

Everything you wanted to know about porn but were afraid to ask!

The Back Story: ”When Making Porn was playing in LA the first time, I met a bunch of porn stars so I decided to make a documentary about their lives and the process of shooting porn movies. The movie was NOT a film adaptation of my play, Making Porn, it was an actual documentary. After the movie came out …more…

Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts continues its star-packed 25th anniversary season in March 2017 with amazing performances from Hollywood to Bollywood, several fascinating lectures, two of Broadway’s biggest hits, and the much-anticipated return of Michael Feinstein & the Kravis Center Pops Orchestra.

March 1 at 7:30 pm  (Wednesday)

In Mo Yang, Violin

Renana Gutman, Piano

A South Florida Debut

(Young Artists Series)

“One of the new generation’s most talented young string virtuosi”

(The …more…

Broward Stage Door Theatre

The Bris, The Bar Mitzvah, & Beyond

Stage Door Theatre will present David Jay Bernstein’s delightful comedy,The Bris, The Bar Mitzvah, & Beyond,beginning February 10th.  The production will run through March 26th in the popular Margate venue’s Theatre 2.

“And, verily, The Lord said unto Abraham: “Cut the off the foreskin of thy organ as a covenant of obedience.”  And Abraham did replieth: “You’re kidding, right?” Playwright David Jay Bernstein has long wondered what the ‘guest of …more…

ROCKET MAN: The Elton John Tribute Show

MusicWorks will continue its CLASSIC FOLK & ROCK SERIES next week at Old School Square’s Crest Theatre, which is located at 51 North Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach (one block north of Atlantic Avenue). Tickets for ROCKET MAN: The Elton John Tribute Show are $59 for premium seating (first five rows center orchestra), $39 for the rest of the main floor and $31 for balcony. They can be …more…

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is on sale now for the premiere West Palm Beach engagement at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.  With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. For more …more…

Thinking Cap Theatre

PULITZER READING SERIES
TAKES CENTER STAGE

Thinking Cap Theatre
at The Vanguard presents

GAP
Gender and the Pulitzer Prize
A Yearlong Play Reading Series

New Reading Series Examines 11 Pulitzer Plays by Women

Tickets $10

Purchase tickets online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2807777, 
or by phone at 954-610-7263.

On Sunday, February 12th at 1pm (doors at noon) join Thinking Cap Theatre at The Vanguard for the launch of a new play reading series in celebration of the Pulitzer’s Centenary.  GAP spotlights and examines 11 of the 15 Pulitzer plays …more…

Broadway in Ft. Lauderdale Announces its 2017/2018 Season

Broadway in Fort Lauderdale is proud to announce its 26th season of showcasing Broadway’s greatest hits with a six-show subscription package that is power-packed with musical blockbusters. The season will commence with the new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Oct 10 – 22, 2017), followed by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s LOVE NEVER DIES – The Phantom Returns (Nov 7 – 19, 2017), the sequel to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. A …more…

Broadway in Fort Lauderdale 2017/2018 Season Announced

Broadway in Fort Lauderdale is proud to announce its 26th season of showcasing Broadway’s greatest hits with a six-show subscription package that is power-packed with musical blockbusters. The season will commence with the new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Oct 10 – 22, 2017), followed by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s LOVE NEVER DIES – The Phantom Returns (Nov 7 – 19, 2017), the sequel to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. A …more…

Xanadu

The City of Aventura presents hilarity on wheels as the acclaimed Slow Burn Theatre Company stages the roller skating musical with ‘70s pop hits, Xanadu, at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center from Thursday, February 2 – Sunday, February 5.

Based on the 1980s cult movie classic, which starred Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly, this hilarious musical features the chart-topping songs from the film composed by pop-rock legends Jeff Lynne and …more…

Best of The Fest Short Plays

Vegas:  A Night on the Strip

Broward Stage Door Theatre, in association with Kevin Black Productions, will bring Black’s hit show, Vegas:  A Night on the Strip to Boca Raton’s Willow Theatre in Sugar Sand Park for a limited run from February 3rd to February 12th.   The production, which premiered at Stage Door on December 9th, played to packed houses through its run , and was so well received by audiences and critics alike that when …more…

The 41st Annual Carbonell Awards

The nominees of the 2016 Carbonell Awards have just been announced! South Florida’s answer to the Tony Awards, the Carbonell Awards, pays tribute to the very best theatrical productions on local stages. The Annual Carbonell Awards ceremony is designed to raise scholarships for students in the tri-county area to study at accredited colleges and universities for careers in the visual and performing arts, and in journalism. Along with New York’s …more…

JERKER or THE HELPING HAND and MR. CHARLES, CURRENTLY OF PALM BEACH

ANDREWS LIVING ARTS continues its “edgy” season with the presentation of a Double Bill with two 1-act plays; the first, Robert Chesley’s controversial and ground-breaking play JERKER or THE HELPING HAND and Paul Rudnick’s satirical comedy MR. CHARLES, CURRENTLY OF PALM BEACH.  These two short plays depict differing views of Gay culture, ranging from poking fun at Gay stereotypes to a frank exploration of love and sex.

JERKER or THE HELPING …more…

The First Step – Diary of a Sex Addict

Island City Stage continues it’s 2016-2017 season with the  blistering comedy/drama The First Step – Diary of a Sex Addict. This blistering comedy/drama graphically depicts the story of Joe, a gay sex addict, and his turbulent journey toward recovery.  Written and directed by Tony Award nominated Michael Leeds, “The First Step” reveals a life rarely seen on the stage in funny, poignant ways, full of flights of fantasy.  The New …more…

Cirque Dreams Entertainment Brand Joins VStar Entertainment Group

VStar Entertainment Group (VStar), a leading producer of family-friendly shows, events, experiential installations, mascots and costumes, today announced the acquisition of South Florida-based Cirque Productions, adding the critically acclaimed Cirque Dreams entertainment brand to its portfolio of touring shows and properties. Neil Goldberg, Broadway director and Cirque Productions founder, will continue leading the Cirque Dreams brand as its President, while supporting VStar’s rapid expansion in a creative capacity.

Cirque Productions has …more…

Driving Miss Daisy

The Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center’s Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center, in association with Chicken Coop Theatre, proudly present the well-known production, Driving Miss Daisy by American playwright Alfred Uhry, February 2-19, 2017 at the Levis JCC Sandler Center. Featured actors include Ellen Murray, Geoff Short and Tony Rein.

Driving Miss Daisy is set in mid-century Atlanta and is about an elderly Jewish widow Daisy Werthan, who is deemed …more…

PGA Arts Center to Open in January

Palm Beach Gardens will add live theatre to its ever-growing cultural landscape when the PGA Arts Center opens its doors in late January.  Veteran producers Philip Roger Roy and Dana Matthow have taken a multi-year lease on the PGA Cinemas, located at 4076 PGA Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens, and are in the process of converting two of the building’s six auditoria to accommodate live productions. The two theatres will …more…

The Most Happy Fella

Stage Door Theatre will follow their recent hit production of Sweet Charity with Frank Loesser’s award-winning musical The Most Happy Fella.  The production will open on December 30th, and run through February 5th in the theatre’s larger auditorium.

 
Loesser (Guys and Dolls, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) based this touching, dramatic, and intensely personal love story of a May-December romance between an aging Italian grape farmer and a …more…

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