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Grindr The Opera

TIM EVANICKI
PRODUCTIONS
Presents
(In association with  Empire Stage)
GRINDR
The Opera

Now’s the time to grab your tickets to the hilarious parody of the infamous hook-up app: GRINDR! With several different types of music ranging from pop to baroque, this show puts GRINDR square in the middle of the world of Opera!

We meet GRINDR, a mythical siren from remote antiquity who has been awoken from her millennial slumber by technology. Her power, which …more…

HOUSE OF GABOR

Tony Finstrom’s lates new play titled HOUSE OF GABOR, is soon to be unveiled for the first time on any stage Monday, October 30th, at 7:30 PM, as part of the ‘Jan McArt New Play Readings’ series at Boca Raton’s Lynn University, where Producer McArt continues to develop new work by South Florida playwrights.

Jan McArt will star as Jolie Gabor n this presentation, along with last season’s Carbonell Award-winning Best …more…

Tickling the Ivories

Stage Door Theatre presents the World Premiere production of Kevin Black’s Tickling the Ivories. The show will run through November 19th in the venue’s Theatre 2.

Featuring songs by famous pianists and songwriters from several centuries, Tickling the Ivories combines classical pieces with 20th Century pop classics by the likes of Billy Joel, Elton John, Carole King, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Ray Charles, Barry Manilow and many others.

Pianists Michael Friedman and …more…

HOOK UPS VOL 1

RONNIE LARSEN PRESENTS HOOK UPS VOL 1

Hook Ups Vol 1 is a collection of short scenes about strangers hooking up on Grindr, Growler, Scruff and Craigslist. It’s a 90 minute evening of theater with no intermission. We meet a variety of men in a variety of situations all looking for sexual connection. They all meet via their phones either thru Grindr, Growler, Scruff or …more…

Sol After Dark Celebrates “The Scottish Play”

Evening Star Productions will kick off their newest project, Sol After Dark, with a one-act adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The production, which will run for just three days – from October 26th to 28th – is the first of what Evening Star’s Artistic Director Rosalie Grant says will be “something a little off the beaten theatre path for those hungry for a different bite of theatre.”

“Our lineup of productions …more…

Forum Productions & Greenhouse Theater Center Launch 2017-2018 Season

FORUM PRODUCTIONS AND GREENHOUSE THEATER CENTER ANNOUNCE

2017-18 INAUGURAL SOUTH FLORIDA SEASON

Forum Productions, in conjunction with the Greenhouse Theater Center NFP, is proud to announce its inaugural 2017-18 South Florida Season bringing the best of Chicago to Mizner Park Cultural Center (201 Plaza Real in Boca Raton). From an intimate portrait of Rose Kennedy in Hyannis Port to a hair-raising suspense mystery in the streets of …more…

Tarzan: The Stage Musical

Slow Burn Theatre Company opens its 2017-18 season at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts with Tarzan The Stage Musical from Thursday, October 19th – Sunday, November 5th. Based on Disney’s epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough’s Tarzan of the Apes, the musical features heart-pumping music by rock legend Phil Collins and book by Tony Award®-winning playwright David Henry Hwang.

The musical was originally produced on Broadway by …more…

Scary Shorts

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Lizzie: The Musical

On a sweltering summer morning in 1892, in Fall River Massachusetts, a prominent business man and his wife were brutally axed to death in their home. Their daughter, Lizzie Borden, was the prime suspect. Lizzie’s trial was a coast-to-coast media sensation, and her story has become an integral part of American criminal mythology. Lizzie: The Musical – the vibrant, rollicking, rock musical telling of this legendary crime will open Thinking …more…

Too Jewish!

Avi Hoffman’s Award Winning Musical! Too Jewish is Too Good to Miss!

 

Broward -The Stage Door Footlight Series  : Only 2 more performances!

August 2nd at 8 PM and August 3rd at 2 PM

Box office: 954-344-7765
8036 W. Sample Rd., Margate, FL 33065

Miami Dade-Too Jewish Tuesdays at JCAT!

August 15th at 7:30pm

For Tickets: www.jcctheatre.com or call 1-866-811-4111
Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center/Sanford L. Zi Campus
18900 NE 25th Avenue, North Miami Beach • 305.932.4200 ext. 150

Coming …more…

50 Shades of Felt

 

It Never Felt Soooo Good!

Some puppet shows are wonderful family events — but Shaun McNamara’s 50 Shades of Felt is not one of them. This scandalous parody of the similarly titled bestselling novel features full puppet nudity, sexual themes and situations galore, and language that would make your grandmother blush, and most likely you as well! For all its naughtiness, however, 50 Shades of Felt is a riotously funny good time replete …more…

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, slices its way into West Palm Beach

 

Michael Mckenzie & Shane R. Tanner

The gruesome musical Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, slices its way into West Palm Beach at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. Set in the year 1846, the tale of Sweeney Todd is an adaptation of the 1973 Christopher Bond play based on a 19th century British penny dreadful in which a London barber is driven to murder after a malevolent judge …more…

A Map of Virtue

Thinking Cap Theatre at The Vanguard presents the Southeastern Premiere of A Map of Virtue  by Erin Courtney from October 1 – 18, 2015 at the Vanguard Sanctuary for the Arts in Ft. Lauderdale.  Theatre goers need look no further than Thinking Cap Theatre’s Southeastern premiere of Erin Courtney’s award-winning play (Special Citation Obie Award, 2012),  A Map of Virtue, for a thrilling way to kick off the month of …more…

Kismet

Live at Lynn and the Lynn Conservatory of Music present the staged concert version of Kismet September 26th & 27th at the Wold Performing Arts Center. This special concert version production opens Lynn’s arts, culture and ideas season with a magnificent evening featuring the full Lynn Philharmonia Orchestra accompanying a cast lead by Broadway veterans Jay Stewart and Jan McArt,  with John Lariviere as the Caliph, Rachel Klein as Marsinah, …more…

Killer Joe

Andrews Living Arts brings Tracy Lett’s award winning play, Killer Joe, to its black box stage in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Sept. 24th for a limited engagement.  This exciting first play by the author of August: Osage County, premiered in New York in 1993. Set in Dallas, Killer Joe revels in its “white trash” stereotypes with inherent intensity and violence. Hired by the dissolute Smith family to murder the matriarch for the insurance money, Killer Joe takes the …more…

Hustle

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center (AHCAC) proudly presents a return engagement of their production of Hustle, written and directed by Keith C. Wade to continue its celebration of its Sankofa 40th Anniversary. The play stars: Andre’ L. Gainey, Lorenzo Johnson, Jesus C. Mitchell, Keith C. Wade, Njie Sabik, Herman McGloun, Jamil Malik and Charita Joseph.                                                                           

Hustle is a theatrical play that speaks to the hearts of men of color. Wade’s …more…

The Dana Plays 2015

On Monday, August 31st, the South Florida Theatre League will proudly present The Dana Plays 2015 – a play reading fundraiser inspired by Dana Castellano – at The Vanguard (1501 S. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316) at 8 pm. The playwrights contributing to The Dana Plays 2015 are Andie Arthur, Christopher Demos-Brown, Jessica Farr, Tony Finstrom, Avi Hoffman, Michael McKeever, David Nail, Matt Stabile, and Paul Tei. 

The Dana Plays …more…

2015-16 Abdo New River Room Theater Series

Tickets for the 2015-16 Abdo New River Room Theater Series at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts go on sale September 1 for: Dogfight (November 12–29), It’s a Wonderful Life (November 4 and 5), Diva Diaries (January 6–31), Casablanca (February 5 and 6), Romance/Romance (February 11–March 6) and Diego & Drew Say I Do (March 31–April 10). 

Dogfight , staged by Slow Burn Theatre Company, starts off the …more…

The Sinatra Songbook To Close Out 2015 Cabaret Festival

Back by popular demand, The Sinatra Songbook, featuring singer John Lariviere, will close out the 2015 Cabaret Festival in Venice, FL.  Both previous performances on July 12th and 19th sold out almost immediately, so a final engagement has been added to the calendar to round out this years’ festival!

Cabaret Scene Magazine has called John Lariviere “a voice of the gods”.  Cabaret and jazz singer John Lariviere regularly headlines throughout South Florida performing …more…

Lazy Fair

Mad Cat Theatre and MTC present a world premiere of Lazy Fair, written and directed by company member Theo Reyna. The play features Mad Cat company member Ken Clement, Meredith Bartmon and Andy Quiroga.   Sound will be designed by Mad Cat company member Matt Corey, Lights by Mad Cat company member Melissa Santiago Keenan and costume and set design by Mad Cat’s founder Paul Tei.

Money! Money! Money! Now and forever! …more…

Stung and Wounded

Main Street Players presents a play reading of Stung and Wounded by Florida based playwright Patricia Wakely Wolf on August 3rd at the Main Street Playhouse.  The show will be directed by Ivan Lopez; and the cast will be as follows: Manny Catalino – Jordan Reams,  Michael Fernandez – Robbie Meeks, Peter Galman – Clive McFadden,  Robert Coppel – Tom Crawlston, Donna Warfield – Ali Williams, Paul Steinsland – Stage Directions.

A young …more…

Bug

Evening Star Productions, in partnership with Infinite Abyss, will present Tracy Letts’ Bug at the Abyss Stage from August 12th through August 29th.  Set in a seedy Oklahoma City motel room, Bug centers on the meeting between Agnes, a divorced waitress with a tragic history, and a fondness for cocaine and isolation, and Peter, a soft-spoken Gulf War veteran and drifter introduced to her by her lesbian friend, …more…

Shorts Gone Wild 3

City Theatre and Island City Stage are proud to present the return of Shorts Gone Wild 3, South Florida’s hottest short play festival that celebrates the LGBT and Progressive communities, from August 6 – September 6 at Empire Stage in Ft. Lauderdale and from September 10 – 13 at the Fillmore in Miami Beach.

City Theatre is a professional theatre company in Miami, FL that celebrates 20 years of dedication to …more…

The Prey

The Prey, an original work by South-Florida playwright Gina Montet, will be presented by Mangrove Creative Collective at its first public reading on July 27, 2015 at The Little Haiti Cultural Complex- 212 NE 59th Terrace in Miami, FL 33137. The reading is part of the South Florida Theatre League’s Summer Theatre Fest, which hosts a reading series of new works by local playwrights at member theatres.

Set deep within the …more…

Peter Pan

The beloved J.M. Barrie classic Peter Pan takes flight at The Wick Theatre as the final production of their inaugural summer series. The Tony Award-winning Broadway spectacular made its debut in 1954 and has been enchanting audiences ever since. Filled with classic tunes such as “I’m Flying”, “I’ve Gotta Crow” and “I Won’t Grow Up”, this musical fantasy is an experience the entire family will cherish.

Shanon Mari Mills will play …more…