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Avi Hoffman’s Too Jewish?

December 27- January 21

In Avi Hoffman’s Too Jewish? the award-winning actor and comedian combines a delightful mix of music, comedy, impersonations and personal reminisces to take his audience on a journey through his own Jewish roots, and to illustrate the traditions and history of his beloved Yiddish culture.

Avi Hoffman’s Too Jewish? premiered Off-Broadway in New York’s Houseman Theatre in 1994 and has been presented thousands of times all …more…


Island City Stage opens it 6th season with Taylor Mac’s audatious and uproarious comedy Hir.

Pictured: Larry Buzzeo, Mia Matthews and Daniel Capote (Photo by George Wentzler)

Set somewhere in the suburbs, Hir tells the story of a young soldier who returns home from war only to discover a household in disarray and revolt. The insurgent: his mom! Housework has become off-limits and she has put her stroke-addled husband in clown make up …more…


South Florida Theatre’s
to be presented at ArtServe
December 11, 2017

“I can’t believe it!,” says Tony Finstrom, Executive Committee Chairman of South Florida’s Silver Palm Awards for theatre. “We’re ten years old already!” Founded in 2007 to honor outstanding contributions to theatre in the region by playwright Finstrom, actress/talk show host Iris Acker, and theatre critic Ron Levitt who comprise the executive committee, the 2016-17 …more…

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Wick Theatre is proud to kick-off their fifth season with The Drowsy Chaperone. The winner of five Tony Awards including Best Book and Best Score, this musical comedy is a loving sendup of the Jazz Age musicals, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. Matinee and evening performances available, tickets $80-$85, or call 561-995-2333.

“We are delighted to be launching our new season with this fun-filled parody …more…


Island City Stage opens it sixth season with Taylor Mac’s uproarious comedy Hir. Set somewhere in the suburbs, Hir tells the story of a young soldier who returns home from war only to discover a household in disarray and revolt. The insurgent: his mom! Housework has become off-limits and she has put her stroke-addled husband in clown make up and a dress. With her newly out transgender other child as …more…

Palm Beach Opera Announces Programs with The Lord’s Place

Palm Beach Opera is proud to announce a new collaboration with The Lord’s Place, a local leader aimed at eradicating homelessness in Palm Beach County. Palm Beach Opera will bring both its ANIMA program and Story Time Series to The Lord’s Place family campus in West Palm Beach this fall.

Story Time Series makes opera masterpieces come alive for children ages PreK – 5, as they are brought into the pages …more…

Raunchy Little Musical – Belle Barth is Back!

Raunchy Little Musical – Belle Barth is Back!
to Heat Up The PGA Arts Center

Before Amy Schumer or Sarah Silverman…before Joan Rivers or Roseanne, Belle Barth was the original irreverent female comic deflating anyone who dared take sex too seriously. 2 J Productions in association with E&M Theatricals will present Raunchy Little Musical – Belle Barth is Back! an evening with this pioneer of edgy comedy, at …more…

Tickling the Ivories

Featuring two singing piano players, a live band, and four master vocalists from New York, TICKLING THE IVORIES! celebrates the the amazing artists who wowed us through the years with their piano virtuosity and amazing songwriting skills!

Songs by:
Barry Manilow | Stevie Wonder
Ray Charles | Elton John
Billy Joel | Adele
Carole King | Diana Krall | Alicia Keys
and many more!

If you loved our productions of Swing! Swing! Swing!, Las …more…

Building the Wall

The Sound of Music

A brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, produced by NETworks Presentations, is making its Fort Lauderdale premiere October 10 – 22, 2017 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts as part of a North American tour.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp. The …more…

White Boy

Michael Patrick Spillers

An unexpected interracial love story, White Boy follows the romance between a small town boy and a Chicano gang member. While falling for each other may have been easy, the two are about to face a wealth of struggles that’ll challenge and strengthen their love even further. Pressing on relevant topics in today’s society, from race to coming to terms with one’s sexuality, White Boy is a provocative …more…

Broken Angels

The Playgroup, LLC is proud to present the first production of its third season at the Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park in Boca Raton, BROKEN ANGELS, written by Todd Caster and directed by Brian Reeves.

This courtroom drama, set in 1920’s Virginia, is an original play based on the true Supreme Court case of Buck v. Bell. Carrie Buck is sent to the Lynchburg Colony for the Feebleminded, and is …more…

Til Death Do Us Part . . . You First!

OCTOBER 18-29, 2017
201 Plaza Real | Boca Raton, FL 33432
Box Office 844-672-2849


Eternal Bachelor, Peter Fogel, in his 50’s, has MAJOR commitment issues. He also senses his own mortality, and after much soul searching, decides to revisit the scene of all of his romantic disasters.

And, with that decision, he brings you his autographical tale of a comedian’s Quixote quest to finally search for the one woman …more…

I Will Survive : Soundtracks of the 70s

The PGA Arts Center
In Association with
Kevin Black Productions
I Will Survive
Soundtracks of the 70s
October 18 – November 19

Grab your love beads and head on over to the PGA Arts Center
for the grooviest party in South Florida!

The PGA Arts Center will present I Will Survive: Soundtracks of the 70’s beginning October 18th. The production will run through November 19th at the increasingly popular Palm …more…

Gospel in the Son Music Fest

Momma’s Boy

Stage Door Summer Concert

Tuesday, September 19 – 2:00 pm 

Our first Summer Concert was SOLD OUT … Standing Room Only, so due to popular demand, we’re doing a whole new concert! New performers, new songs AND a special performance from the cast of our upcoming musical …

Join your favorite Stage Door performers from the past and current season for an afternoon of classic Broadway and Hollywood …more…

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever caused a sensation when it debuted in movie theatres in 1977. The film’s earthy dialogue, gritty story, and throbbing disco music permeated American pop culture for years. The movie’s soundtrack with music by Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb – The Bee Gees – became one of the top selling soundtrack albums of all time. Stage Door Theatre will present Saturday Night Fever – the stage adaptation of …more…



The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly announces eight new programs including the best dance companies from around the country, the world and our own community. The 2017-2018 JOHN S. AND JAMES L. KNIGHT MASTERWORKS SEASON – DANCE SERIES will include the return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with its residency of …more…

2017-18 South Florida Theatre Production Schedules Announcement


Playhouse Productions at the PGA Arts Center
Playhouse Productions
Pigs Do Fly Productions
Primal Forces Productions
Entr’Acte Theatrix
Evening Star Productions
Sol Children Theatre
Black Box Booking
Stage Door Theatre
Thinking Cap Theatre/The Vanguard Sanctuary for the Arts


The Kosher Cheerleader
August 3 – 27, 2017
By Sandy Gelfound
Tickets:  $45 – $59
Tickets:  1-855-448-7469 /
Group Sales: 1-888-264-1788
Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 2 pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday:  7:30 pm
PGA Arts Center
4076 PGA Boulevard
Palm …more…

The Playgroup LLC Announces Third Season at Willow Theatre

The Playgroup LLC Announces Third Season at Willow Theatre

The Playgroup LLC announces three productions for the 2017/2018 Season at the Willow Theatre, Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33486. Tickets: $25. Groups of four or more: $15 purchased in one transaction. Box Office: (561) 347-3948.

2017/2018 Season Productions

Broken Angels

Dates: November 3, 4, and 10 at 8PM. November 5, 11, …more…




MUSCLE BEARS: THE MUSICAL is a hilarious new musical journey into the wild and sexy world of men who love their men furry! A young “cub” who is consistently unsuccessful in love, picks up a razor to shave his chest , when suddenly his FGD (Furry God Daddy) appears and orders him to “stop the …more…


Palm Beach Dramaworks takes great pride in announcing that Charles Busch, the celebrated playwright, actor, director, cabaret artist, and drag legend, will appear in concert on Saturday evening, September 16 at 8pm, at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre. An Evening with Charles Busch marks the kickoff of a new series, OutStage@PBD, which offers special performances and events tailored to the LGBTQ community.

“There is a dynamic LGBTQ community in Palm …more…

Minnie’s Boys

Broward Stage Door Theatre will present the musical Minnie’s Boys – the tale of how the sons of Minnie Marx became The Marx Brothers – one of the most beloved and respected comedy acts in history.  Minnie’s Boys will open on June 30th and run through August 6th in Stage Door’s Theatre 2.

Based on the works of Groucho’s son, Arthur Marx, Minnie’s Boys is a song-filled celebration of the …more…

Twelfth Night

NEW CITY PLAYERS presents Shakespeare’s Classic Comedy Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night marks the second production of New City Players’ second season (followed byTrue West running August 10-27 also at The Vanguard.    

Viola loves Orsino. Orsino loves Olivia. Olivia loves the disguised Viola. A classic love triangle padded by a hilarious subplot to make a fool of the pompous Malvolio will prove to be a night of theatre that is engaging and …more…