The Delray Beach Playhouse has announced its lineup for 2023-2024, and once again, the venerable venue promises a season of exciting, eclectic, and engaging programming sure to entertain its long-time patrons, and to attract new audiences to what has often been called the ‘gem of a theatre on the shores of Lake Ida’.
Marjorie Waldo, President & CEO of Arts Garage, today announced a very special upcoming concert: LOVING AVERY: A Musical Salute to Avery Sommers to be headlined by singers Rob Russell and Anthony Nunziata—alongwith special guests Copeland Davis, Patty Chamberlain,Tony Siders, and Meri Ziev, backed by Music Director Phil Hinton (piano) with Frank Derrick on drums and Val Shaffer on bass. Sponsored by Legends Radio 100.3 FM, this one-night-only, entertainment-packed benefit will be held on Sunday, July 23, at 7 pm.
The title of Jewish actor/comedian Steve Solomon’s one man play My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m In Therapy , taking place from April 20- 21 at 7:30 P.M. at the Broward Center For The Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale, provokes audiences to laughter even before Solomon performs.
Singer Chris Ruggiero at age 23 is from an era far removed from the vintage 1950s rock and roll sounds of The Duprees, Paul Anka, Frankie Valli and other musical stars of the era.
However, Ruggiero is a fervent fan of the rock and roll era and will showcase his love and skills in performing vintage songs ranging from the 1950s through early 70s at his concert on Friday, March 17 at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center in Aventura.
Broadway actress and singer Liz Callaway will join the Symphony Of The Americas in a concert of music titled “Stephen Sondheim A Tribute! To Steve With Love” featuring the music of Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim on March 14 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale.
Successful writer, notorious name dropper, and unapologetic social climber, Truman Capote was all these things and more. His closest friends were among the richest and most famous names in Hollywood and of the Park Avenue jet set. They loved and adored “Tru” until the day in late 1975 he allowed Esquire Magazine to publish a chapter from his unfinished semi-fictionalized novel “Answered Prayers” that exposed the deepest and darkest secrets of his nearest and dearest pals.
If you’ve ever attempted playwriting, then you’ve probably discovered that plays seldom jump out of the mind of their author fully formed. Instead, most new plays that make it to production have first undergone a development period, in which the playwrights work with other theatre artists to bring an idea to its more realized form. And this is where initiatives like Palm Beach Dramaworks’ New Year New Play Festival come in.
Arts Ballet of Florida celebrates the company’s 25th anniversary with a Gala performance of “The Nutcracker” on Thursday December 8 at Aventura Arts and Cultural Center in Aventura. Following the gala, ABT will continue to perform “The Nutcracker” with four more shows, two on December 9 and one each on December 10 and 11.
ABT will continue to perform “The Nutcracker” with three more shows from December 16-18 at Parker Playhouse in Ft. Lauderdale.
The Actors Community Theatre (ACT) of Davie opened their production of Sylvia, a Broadway comedy, on Nov. 11. The play is written by A.R. Gurney and features the story of a marriage, a man and his dog. It runs for two weekends, Nov. 11-20. There will be eight performances, with each lasting two hours with a 15-minute intermission. Tickets are $10 online at ACTofDavie.org, or $12 at the door. Performances on Fridays and Saturdays are at 8 p.m. There are matinee performances on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.