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Palm Beaches Theatre Announces New Season of Shows

The audience has spoken, and The Palm Beaches Theatre is listening, adding popularly demanded shows to its upcoming season line-up including the touring production of SEX WITH STRANGERS, and the return of LIFE! WHO KNEW? Songs of Broadway show. The encore performances join other scheduled hits including SARGE: THE CHANUKAH CHUTZPAH TOUR, YOU SHOULD BE DANCIN’, a special tribute to the Four Seasons and a special wine tasting with music from Gyorgy Lakatos. 

The new year starts off with The Pin Up Party featuring a screening of the film, Pin Up Girl featuring Betty Grable and will be followed by a live concert of the new musical Art of the Pin-Up Girl – a musical romp through the history of the American pin-up. Making its Palm Beach County debut, this original musical is a romantic history of the great American pin-up girl – her lives, her loves and her scandals! Written and composed here in Palm Beach County by Heather Storm and Gregory “Popeye” Alexander and produced by Alex J. Weir of Dreamhouse Studios.  Tickets are $35. The classic film wil be shown at 5:00 p.m., the VIP reception is from 7:00 -8:00 p.m. with the concert beginning at 8:00 p.m. 

Next up is Remember When – A Tribute to Pauly Cohen & the Count Basie Band on Sunday, January 10th at 4:00 p.m. The live jazz event features an 8-piece band playing the tunes you know and love from the Count Basie Band, in support of the Palm Beach international film festival. Travel back to a time when music was… musical! Tickets for the event are $20 for general admission and $30 for VIP premium seating (rows A-D).

Then comes the encore performance of LIFE! WHO KNEW? – Songs of Broadway, starring Lisa Rothauser with special guest comedian Frank Licari. Direct from Michael Feinstein’s “54 Below” Club, the audience acclaimed production the show proves that life doesn’t always go according to plan. Few people know it better than St. Louis native and Broadway actress and singer (The Producers, The Vote Orange) Lisa Rothauser. Now Ms. Rothauser brings her hilarious insight, along with her critically lauded voice, in this original production. Featuring musical direction from Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter Tor Hyams, Lisa Rothauser and an 8-piece band return to the stage January 14-17, 2016 following a week of sold-out shows in November. Show times are Thursday, January 14 at 7 pm; Friday, January 15 at 7 pm; Saturday, January 16 at 7 pm; and Sunday, January 17 at 7 pm. Tickets are $49. 

Winter heats up with the lively and passionate music of Gyorgy Lakatos in a special concert on January 18 at 2 pm and 7 pm. The Budapest-born, Hungarian guitar sensation is known around the world for weaving a sensual spell of delight through his agile finger work. Skilled on the cymbalom (a large, Hungarian dulcimer) since a small child, Lakatos brings the sounds of authentic “gypsy” music to the Theatre for two enthralling performances. Following the welcoming style of Hungary, these concerts include a special wine tasting with admission.  The matinee performance, at 2pm, is $18. The evening concert is $25 and includes a complimentary reception with champagne beginning at 6:30 p.m.


Rounding out the month is InterHarmony Palm Beach Series featuring Misha Quint on cello. InterHarmony® International Music Festival opens a new concert series in the most exciting location of Palm Beach, Florida area. The inaugural concert will feature Founder and Music Director Misha Quint in a cello recital on January 30, 2016 at 7PM at Palm Beaches Theatre. The pianist for the evening will be Irina Nuzova. They will present a program of music that pushes the limits of the cello repertoire, questioning the boundaries between instruments, genres and cultures. The InterHarmony Palm Beach Series continues on March 13th, with a chamber music concert featuring pearls of the piano trio repertoire with Misha Quint (cello), with special guests Andrzej Grabiec (violin) and Gerald Robbins (piano).

The Palm Beach International Film Festival was ranked by the international movie publication MovieMaker Magazine as one of the top 10 destination film festivals in the world as well as one of the Top 25 Independent Festivals in the world. The festival has also hosted more than 150 World Premieres and more than 1,100 films from 55 countries. PBIFF is located at The Palm Beaches Theatre at 262 South Ocean Boulevard in Manalapan, Florida. For information visit or call 561-362-0003.