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10th Anniversary of It’s A Fabulous Life

It’s A Fabulous Life celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a hilarious and heartwarming holiday homecoming from November 28 – December 2 at the Amaturo Theater of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. An instant smash in its first production at the Broward Center, the show has been produced around the country. In something of a holiday tradition, it returns to the Broward Center as part of the Broward Center 2012-13 Pride Series presented by Broward Center for the Performing Arts and Pride South Florida.

David Sexton originally wrote the gay musical take on It’s A Wonderful Life as a holiday show for the Miami Gay Men’s Chorus. That production, directed by Broadway director Richard Jay-Alexander was a sold-out hit. Deciding to make the show a full-fledged musical, Sexton reworked the book and wrote original songs with composers Albert Evans (Pageant), Andrew Sargent (Rent Boys) and Carbonell Award winning musical director Eric Alsford.

The musical follows Joe as he is having a very rough holiday season. His parents don’t want him to bring his new boyfriend home and he is trying to work on a chaotic holiday show for a local gay theater company. In a moment of desperation he wishes he had never been born gay.  An angel comes down and shows him how life would have been different and the the results are not at all what Joe expected. This show contains mature language and content.

It’s A Fabulous Life  will be appearing ath the Broward Center from Wednesday, November 28 to Friday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, December 1 at 3 and 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, December 2 at 1 and 6 p.m. Tickets for this event are $35. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Avenue in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Presentations at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, the Department of State, the Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Support is also contributed by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc… The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium is a cultural partnership between the Performing Arts Center Authority, the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society and The Historic Stranahan House Museum. It is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Visitors Bureau. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts houses the Au-Rene Theater, the Amaturo Theatre, and the Abdo New River Room, and has affiliated venues at the Parker Playhouse, the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, the Miramar Cultural Center and the newly opened Aventura Arts & Cultural Center. For any of the offerings of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts you may contact them by phone at 954-462-0222 or online at