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2018 Summer Cabaret Festival

Venice Theatre is once again turning its Pinkerton Theatre into Pinky’s Cabaret for the sixth annual Summer Cabaret Festival with 20 different productions featuring some of the best cabaret acts in the state of Florida.  Performances are July 13-Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, with some late night performances. Tickets are $20. Venice Theatre is located at 140 W. Tampa Ave. in Venice, FL.  …more…

Palm Beach Dramaworks announces Staged Readings of Two New Plays

House on Fire by Lyle Kessler
and
Koalas by J. Joseph Cox

February 23 & 24
April 20 & 21
in the Perlberg Studio Theatre
at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre

 

The Dramaworkshop, Palm Beach Dramaworks’ lab for developing new plays, will be presenting staged readings of two fascinating works, both of which are open to the public. Up first is Lyle Kessler’s House on Fire, a play that will receive …more…

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2018-19 Season

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Announces Kravis On Broadway’s 11th Spectacular Season Featuring Seven Blockbuster Hits in 2018/2019 Including Multiple Tony Award® Winners.

Fans of musical theater and those wanting to experience the hottest Tony Award winning shows will be thrilled with the Center’s seven smash hit series, including the Kravis Center debut of the Broadway phenomenon Disney’s THE LION KING, Emilio & Gloria Estefan’s high-energy hit, ON …more…

2018-19 Bank of America Broadway in Ft. Lauderdale Season

HAMILTON AND DEAR EVAN HANSEN  ANCHOR THE

2018-2019 BANK OF AMERICA BROADWAY IN FORT LAUDERDALE SEASON

 

Broadway in Fort Lauderdale is proud to announce the Broadway Musicals, HAMILTON and DEAR EVAN HANSEN, will play their South Florida premiere engagements and anchor the 2018/19 season. The 2018/19 Bank of America Broadway in Fort Lauderdale season showcases Broadway’s finest hits with a six or seven show subscription package power-packed with …more…

Stage Door Theatre is on the move!

Stage Door Theatre to become the

Resident Theatre Company at

The Lauderhill Performing Arts Center (LPAC)

Stage Door Theatre is on the move! The award-winning theatre company has been awarded an exclusive contract to mount their productions at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center beginning in September 2018.

“This is such a great opportunity for us!” Stage Door’s Executive Producer Derelle (Dee) Bunn enthuses.  “It’s …more…

February Events at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
Offers a Spectacular Array of Dazzling Concerts, Sizzling Shows & Amazing Special Events During February  2018

February 1 at 6 pm (Thursday)
Eleventh Annual
Palm Beach Wine Auction
Dinner & Live Auction
To Benefit the Education Programs at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Chairman: Ted Mandes
International Ambassador: Patrick M. Park
The Palm Beach Wine Auction is a multi-event benefit culminating in the main event, the Dinner …more…

AN INSPECTOR CALLS

TONY AWARD®-WINNING DRAMA
AN INSPECTOR CALLS
HITS THE MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE STAGE

When an inspector mysteriously arrives at the home of the affluent Birling family, their intimate dinner party takes a turn for the worst. Inspector Goole brutally questions each family member regarding the death of a young woman, but each denies knowing her. Will the inspector get to the bottom of the mystery or will secrets remain?

Onstage February …more…

Garland in Word and Song

Black Box Booking presents

Garland in Word and Song

January 26 – February 11, 2018
Concept and Development by: Jody Briskey
Tickets:  $35 / $30 for groups of 6 or more
Tickets:   561-347-3948 / www.willowtheatre.org

When Judy Garland stepped out onto the stage at Carnegie Hall on April 23, 1961, the raucous standing ovation that greeted her was just the start of what has been called “the greatest night in …more…

On Golden Pond

When playwright Ernest Thompson was growing up, he and his family summered at a lakefront cabin in Maine. That special place was the inspiration for On Golden Pond, his extraordinarily popular, bittersweet play about love and aging, recrimination and reconciliation. Since its Broadway premiere in 1979, the play has been seen in more than 40 countries, and performed in some 30 languages. On Golden Pond opens at Palm Beach Dramaworks …more…

Milk and Honey

Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music & Live at Lynn Theatre Series collaborate to present the musical Milk and Honey in recognition of Israel’s 70th anniversary.   Producer Jan McArt, director of theatre arts program development, and Jon Robertson, dean of Lynn University’s Conservatory of Music and Philharmonia guest conductor, today announced the upcoming collaborative staged concert version of Jerry Herman’s first Broadway musical, Milk and Honey, about two different love stories …more…

Salome

SALOME

Come hear glorious music, witness a compelling story, and watch spectacular dance. It’s a complete opera experience. When Salome premiered it was so disturbing that it was banned in Vienna and London, and later in New York. Salome’s combination of eroticism and religion were appealing and appalling to early audiences. Today’s audiences are less easily shocked, but Salome has lost none of its power to send shivers through …more…

MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2018/19 SEASON OF SHOWS

MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE
ANNOUNCES 2018/19 SEASON OF SHOWS

The 2018/19 season will begin with Steel Magnolias (October 28 – November 11), a beloved American comedy/drama that examines the complexities of six women’s lives as they navigate love, loss and the fierceness of friendship. We continue with Disney Beauty and the Beast (November 27 – December 16), the spectacular and timeless Broadway blockbuster that tells the story of a tenacious beauty …more…

DEBORAH SILVER Silver Is The New Red

The RRazz Room at Mizner Park Cultural Center
Proudly Presents
DEBORAH SILVER
Silver Is The New Red ­
Saturday, February 10 at 7:30 pm

The Razz Room at Mizner Park Cultural Center is presenting a very special Pre-Valentine’s Day concert that is perfect for romantics of all ages. Scheduled for Saturday, February 10, at 7:30 pm, the concert will feature internationally renowned singer and Billboard Number One recording artist Deborah Silver …more…

Imagine: A Beatles Celebration

 

Featuring a live band with piano, bass, drums, and 4 acoustical guitarists, IMAGINE highlights the music that inspired a generation:

From Me To You | Twist & Shout | She Loves You | Love Me Do
I Saw Her Standing There | Hard Day’s Night | Hold Me Tight
Can’t Buy Me Love  | Drive My Car | Eleanor Rigby | Ticket To Ride
Hello, Goodbye | Day Tripper | You’ve Got To Hide Your Love Away
A Day In The Life | I Want To Hold Your Hand | Let It Be
Fool On The …more…

BLACK HISTORY MONTH AT THE ARSHT CENTER

BLACK HISTORY MONTH AT THE ARSHT CENTER

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) is proud to present 16 dance, music and Broadway performances this February during Black History Month:

February 10 at 8 p.m.
AN EVENING WITH GLADYS KNIGHT
John S. and James L. Knight Concert Hall
Tickets: $29, $49, $69, $99, $119*
Part of the 2017-2018 Live at Knight Series

AN EVENING WITH GLADYS KNIGHT will …more…

IF I FORGET 

February 3 – March 4, 2018
GABLESTAGE
AT THE BILTMORE
presents the Southeastern Premiere of 
IF I FORGET 
by Tony-Award Winner
Steven Levenson

A powerful tale of a Jewish-American family and a culture at odds with itself. Three siblings reunite to celebrate their father’s 75th birthday.  As destructive secrets and long-held resentments bubble to the surface, they negotiate – with biting humor and razor-sharp insight – how much of the past they’re …more…

The Bridges of Madison County

The Tony award-winning
The Bridges of Madison County
opens this weekend!
Don’t miss out – Tickets are selling FAST!

Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Marsha Norman
Based on the novel by Roberts James Waller

The Bridges of Madison County, winner of two Tony Awards, tells the story of Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson and her life-changing, four-day whirlwind romance with traveling photographer Robert Kincaid. Featuring gorgeous, soulful music by …more…

WRONGFUL DEATH AND OTHER CIRCUS ACTS

WRONGFUL DEATH
AND OTHER CIRCUS ACTS

A World Premiere Comedy by 
 CHRISTOPHER DEMOS-BROWN

Following a fatal plane crash, Laura Mendes, a struggling personal injury lawyer, scampers to sign up the case of a lifetime. This dark comedy, by one of South Florida’s finest playwrights, takes a wry, satirical look at the crude ways in which Capitalism places value on human life.

Wrongful Death and Other Circus Acts …more…

2018 New Play Competition

2018 New Play Competition

The Main Street Players in Miami Lakes is pleased to announce it’s 2018 New Play Competition. As part of our mission, we want to support local playwrights and bring new plays to the South Florida Theatre Community. It is our hope that the winning play be workshopped, produced, and presented as part of our 2019 season.

Since we do our plays in an intimate, Black Box …more…

NOTHING LIKE A DAME: MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE’S GALA

NOTHING LIKE A DAME:
MALTZ JUPITER THEATRE’S GALA
SET TO HONOR AMAZING WOMEN
AT THE BREAKERS PALM BEACH

 
The Theatre’s annual gala will celebrate 11 incredible supporters as well as marvelous women throughout history.
Plans are underway to make the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s annual gala Nothing Like A Dame the most spectacular fundraising event yet!

Inspired by the upcoming musical South Pacific and the generosity of the Theatre’s loyal supporters through the …more…

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
A hilarious new screwball musical comedy pokes fun at the Prohibition era in a clash of elegant socialites and boorish bootleggers, all set to the glorious songs of
George and Ira Gershwin.

WINNER!
2 Tony Awards
3 Drama Desk Awards

If you liked CRAZY FOR YOU, you’re gonna love NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT!

Call the Box Office …more…

Zanna, Don’t!

 

The joyous and gleeful musical Zanna Don’t bounds its way into Island City Stage to ring in the New Year with heart and hope. With book, music and lyrics by Tim Acito (with additional book and lyrics by Alexander Dinelaris, a former Barry University student) the musical became a surprise Off Broadway hit in 2003 and made a star out of Jai Rodriguez, who went on to be a regular on …more…

Clark Gable Slept Here

Main Street Players presents Clark Gable Slept Here, the second show of the 2017-2018 season. This dark comedy by local playwright Michael McKeever is two doors short of a farce.

The fast-paced play is a peek behind the curtain of life in the Hollywood fast lane. The show takes place in a suite at the classic hotel Chateau Marmont on the night of the Golden Globe Awards. What transpires is a …more…

My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy

My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy

Actor/Comedian Brad Zimmerman’s hilarious and inspiring story
about the grit and passion required to ‘make it’ as an artist and the sweet rewards that come from never giving up on your dream.

Brad Zimmerman will bring his hit New York Comedy to Ft. Lauderdale this season in his highly praised autobiographical comedy, My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy. The show …more…

The 2017 Carbonell Award Nominations

Along with New York’s Drama Desk and Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Awards, the Carbonell Awards are among the nation’s senior regional arts awards and predate others including Washington, D.C.’s Helen Hayes Awards. The Carbonell Awards fosters the artistic growth of professional theater in South Florida by celebrating the diversity of our theater artists, providing educational scholarships, and building audience appreciation and civic pride by highlighting achievements of our theater community. Named …more…