Following 10 consecutive years of instant sell-outs, the wildly popular tribute show brings Halloween’s most beloved classic to life with incredible detail. Take a dive into 90s nostalgia as South Florida’s Top Drag Performers transform into the film’s iconic characters. Quote, laugh, and sing along with your favorite scenes as they tell the story of three wacky witches, accidentally resurrected by teen pranksters on Halloween night in 1993.
Produced and created by South Florida’s drag mastermind Nicole Halliwell (TLC’s I am Jazz, America’s Got Talent, Disney+, www.nicolehalliwell.com), “It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus” is the original and longest running Hocus Pocus tribute show in the world, boasting intricately detailed sets, eerily uncanny lookalikes, replica props and costuming, and more in this immersive stage spectacle. Going lightyears beyond your standard “drag show”, there’s nothing quite like this!
Tickets are now on sale starting at $47 for General Admission, and $63 for front row VIP (first 5 rows), with $10 off each ticket until October 15th. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.hocuspocuslive.net, or by calling Coral Springs Center for the Arts at 954-344-5990.
ABOUT THE SHOW
It’s Just a Bunch of Hocus Pocus boasts 10 consecutive sell-out years of shows, proving it’s worth with audiences raving of its unforgettable nostalgia experience. Never before has a Drag Tribute show gone above and beyond to re-create the magic of a cult classic like this. Like watching your favorite film unfold before your eyes, audiences can quote, laugh, and sing along with their favorite movie moments and characters! Starring national Drag Entertainer Nicole Halliwell as Winifred Sanderson.
In 2022, the show’s witch trio was invited on the red carpet of the Hocus Pocus 2 Premiere in NYC, standing shoulder to shoulder with Bette Midler, Kathy Najimy, and Sarah Jessica Parker to a social media frenzy.
Before the show, audiences can enjoy “Wicked Villains”, a “delightfully evil preshow”, starring the cast of QUEENZ The Drag Experience (www.travelingdragshow.com) as even more fabulous female impersonators transform into such favorite cartoon villains like Maleficent, Ursula, Cruella DeVille, and The Evil Queen.
Both shows, plus intermission, provide a total runtime of 1 hour and 15 minutes.
ABOUT NICOLE HALLIWELL / DRAG EVENTS UNLIMITEDWith a 20 year career spanning venues across the country, Nicole Halliwell is the go-to for all things drag in Florida, producing the 5 largest Drag Shows in the state with her company, Drag Events Unlimited (www.dragevents.biz).
Halliwell, the most frequently hired Drag Personality in Florida for the last decade – appears nationally each month across 26 cities with her touring comedy show “Hilariously Inappropriate Drag Queen Bingo • A Comedy Show With Balls” (www.dragbingo.net), including Las Vegas, NYC, and LA.
She is no stranger to building extravagant and unforgettable entertainment for any demographic with a wide variety of themes and immersive experiences. Her company, Drag Events Unlimited is responsible smash hit shows and brunches including – ICONS • The Art of Celebrity Illusion (www.iconsdragshow.com), Tin Roof Drag Brunch (www.tinroofbrunch.com), W Drag Brunch (www.wbrunch.com), and Hilariously Inappropriate Drag Queen Bingo (www.dragbingo.net)
Known for her irresistibly irreverent observational humor, vicious one-liners, and unrelenting wit, Halliwell can play the sweet and sassy you’d expect, or the bitchy and nasty you desire. Follow along as she delivers side splitting laughs to audiences weekly.
When away from the local stage, Nicole has been seen in television (America’s Got Talent, I am Jazz, Entertainment Tonight, Disney+…),in print (Instinct, New Times, Daily Mail…), and entertaining audiences at mega-fan pop culture conventions like SuperCon, Spooky Empire, emceeing massive yearly soirees for Fetish Factory and W Hotels , and being the face of Hard Rock International’s Pride Campaign with her image being shown across marquees in Times Square, as well as Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos all over the world.
ABOUT CORAL SPRINGS CENTER FOR THE ARTSLocated in Coral Springs, Florida, The Center delivers a modern fusion of the finest in music, dance, comedy and more! With events including galleries, dynamic shows, concerts, and festivals, there are plenty of entertainment options suited for all ages and interests. From the best of Broadway, top comedians, and performances of every genre, to a diverse selection of family productions, the theater has something for every taste. Over the last 27 years, The Center has debuted Broadway shows including Rent and Fiddler on the Roof and has hosted celebrity shows such as Howie Mandel and Dave Chappelle.
In addition to the theater, The Center is home to a fully equipped dance studio and various meeting rooms for corporate and private events, as well as the Coral Springs Museum of Art. The museum offers a diverse visual experience, featuring a permanent collection while still introducing new exhibits every three months.
The Center has come a long way since its original designation as a municipal auditorium and a gymnasium in 1990, undergoing a 4 million dollar renovation in 1996. This remodel created a completely transformed first-class performing and visual arts venue, complete with a 1471-seat theatre with a fully enclosed balcony and a campus spanning 38,000 sq. feet.
The Center has become a unique haven for lovers of the arts, serving as a cultural hub for approximately 200,000 visitors annually, drawing audiences from North Broward and South Palm Beach Counties preferring an intimate theater experience and museum visit closer to home.
South Florida’s favorite Halloween event, IT’S JUST A BUNCH OF HOCUS POCUS • A DRAG TRIBUTE is landing at Coral Springs Center for the Arts in Coral Springs, FL for one night only, October 27th, 2023. More info and tickets at www.hocuspocuslive.net.