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Nominations Are Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Just 1 Week Left! Nominations Are Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Just 1 Week Left!
by BWW News Desk on October 23, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Regional productions, touring shows, community theatre and more are all included, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Our local editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through October 31. (more...)
Tim Evanicki Productions Presents GRINDR, THE OPERA at Empire Stage Tim Evanicki Productions Presents GRINDR, THE OPERA at Empire Stage
by BWW News Desk on October 23, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Now's the time to grab your tickets to the hilarious parody of the infamous hook-up app: GRINDR! With several different types of music ranging from pop to baroque, this show puts GRINDR square in the middle of the world of Opera! (more...)
BWW Reviews: Vibrant TARZAN at Slow Burn Swings High BWW Reviews: Vibrant TARZAN at Slow Burn Swings High
by Trevor Durham on October 22, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Fitzwater's Tarzan follows his first Disney hit, last year's sell-out Hunchback of Notre Dame, with more visual enrichment and performative wonder than the choir-led musical extravaganza, but nonetheless finds its way into hearts to sneak its creeping vines and take root. (more...)
Literacy and Lunch Are on the Menu at Casa Mia Restaurant Literacy and Lunch Are on the Menu at Casa Mia Restaurant
by BWW News Desk on October 22, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Published author and playwright Donna Carbone will once again host A Novel Approach to Literacy, a talkback with local authors. (more...)
BWW Previews: WICKED at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS BWW Previews: WICKED at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere on October 20, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

With a thrilling score that includes the hits Defying Gravity, Popular and For Good, WICKED has been hailed by The New York Times as the defining musical of the decade, and by Time Magazine as a magical Broadway musical with brains, heart, and courage. Winner of over 100 international awards including the Grammy Award and three Tony Awards, WICKED has been performed in over 100 cities in 14 countries around the world. For more information about WICKED log on to www.wickedthemusical.com. (more...)
BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere on October 20, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Networks Presentations LLC presents The Sound of Music, featuring music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. The musical was adapted into an Academy Award winning film in 1965 starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. It is this beloved film version that is firmly and fondly remembered by many. Several songs from the musical have become familiar standards, including 'Edelweiss,' 'My Favorite Things,' 'Climb Every Mountain,' Do-Re-Mi' and the title song. The Sound of Music understandably remains one of America's favorite family musicals. (more...)
Review Roundup: TICKLING THE IVORIES at Stage Door Theatre Review Roundup: TICKLING THE IVORIES at Stage Door Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

TICKLING THE IVORIES runs through November 19 at Stage Door Theatre, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)
Mystery Writers of America's Florida Chapter Announces SleuthFest 2018 Mystery Writers of America's Florida Chapter Announces SleuthFest 2018
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Mystery Writers of America's Florida Chapter is pleased to announce dates for SleuthFest 2018 Writers Conference. SleuthFest will take place March 1-4, 2018 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Boca Raton, Florida. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
BWW Previews: LOVE NEVER DIES at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS BWW Previews: LOVE NEVER DIES at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere on October 19, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

LOVE NEVER DIES, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, will be premiering at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, November 7 - 19, 2017 as part of a North American Tour.The ultimate love story continues in LOVE NEVER DIES. This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera. (more...)
VIDEO: See The Cast of TICKLING THE IVORIES At Stage Door Theatre In Action! VIDEO: See The Cast of TICKLING THE IVORIES At Stage Door Theatre In Action!
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

TICKLING THE IVORIES runs through November 19 at Stage Door Theatre. See the cast in action in this video! (more...)
Slow Burn Theatre's TARZAN to Swing Into Broward Center This Fall Slow Burn Theatre's TARZAN to Swing Into Broward Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 19, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Slow Burn Theatre Company opens its 2017-18 season at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts with Tarzan The Stage Musical from Today, October 19-Sunday, November 5. (more...)
BWW Review: THE GOOD GIRL at Primal Forces BWW Review: THE GOOD GIRL at Primal Forces
by John Lariviere on October 18, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

If you miss (theater at) Arts Garage, we're back! We're back with a vengeance says Primal Forces producer Keith Garsson. Garsson established a reputation for bringing provocative, little known plays to Arts Garage in Delray Beach for a season and a half, before the theatre program was abruptly terminated by incoming, fledgling CEO Marjorie Waldo. Though he may have initially felt disappointed that he was not given enough time to establish his brand and develop a following at Arts Garage, Garsson simply regrouped and brought his vision and his company, Primal Forces, to Ft. Lauderdale. (more...)
Artists Needed for Chalk Art Festival Artists Needed for Chalk Art Festival
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

The County is hosting an inaugural chalk art festival featuring 2D and 3D chalk artist murals on Saturday, January 13th presented by Broward County Main Library and Cultural Division. (more...)
Entr'Acte Theatrix to Donate Ticket Proceeds from THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW to the Red Cross Entr'Acte Theatrix to Donate Ticket Proceeds from THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW to the Red Cross
by Carol Kassie on October 17, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Halloween is just around the corner, and who better to celebrate with than the denizens of Dr. Frank N. Furter's home-sweet-castle in Richard O'Brien's beloved cult classic, The Rocky Horror Show. And Entr'Acte Theatrix is inviting audiences to come do the Time Warp again when they present 'Rocky' at The PGA Arts Center October 19th through October 31st. (more...)
Photo Flash: PGA Jams with I WILL SURVIVE: SOUNDTRACKS OF THE 7O'S Photo Flash: PGA Jams with I WILL SURVIVE: SOUNDTRACKS OF THE 7O'S
by Carol Kassie on October 17, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

When award-winning vocalist Mimi J. sought to develop a show about the women of soul who influenced her, she immediately turned to her good friend, Carbonell Award-nominated director/choreographer Kevin Black. They tossed around a number of ideas, but they kept coming back to the music of the 70s music they both love. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Stage Door Theatre's TICKLING THE IVORIES Photo Flash: First Look at Stage Door Theatre's TICKLING THE IVORIES
by Carol Kassie on October 16, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Stage Door Theatre's World Premiere production of Kevin Black's Tickling the Ivories runs now through November 19th in the venue's Theatre 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony Returns for 13th Season CULTURE & COCKTAILS At The Colony Returns for 13th Season
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Rena Blades, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, today announced that the 2017-2018 season of the popular series CULTURE & COCKTAILS returns onMonday, November 6, with the first of five fascinating Conversations to be held at The Colony Hotel Pavilion, located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach. (more...)
Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center Mounts THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center Mounts THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

The Importance of Being Earnest will be held at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd. Davie, FL 33314 (more...)
Evening Star Productions' 'Sol After Dark' Project to Present MACBETH Evening Star Productions' 'Sol After Dark' Project to Present MACBETH
by Carol Kassie on October 13, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Evening Star Productions will kick off their newest project, Sol After Dark, with a one-act adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. The production, which will run for just three days from October 26th to 28th is the first of what Evening Star's Artistic Director Rosalie Grant says will be something a little off the beaten theatre path for those hungry for a different bite of theatre. (more...)
2017 Pompano Beach Green Market to Return with Yoga, Brunch, Music and More 2017 Pompano Beach Green Market to Return with Yoga, Brunch, Music and More
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

The 15th Annual Pompano Beach Green Market, presented by the Pompano Beach Historical Society, in partnership with the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), will re-open on October 14 at 8:30 am. (more...)
Greenhouse Series, Comedy, Cabaret, ODDVILLE Premiere and More Set for Mizner Park Cultural Center's 2017-18 Season Greenhouse Series, Comedy, Cabaret, ODDVILLE Premiere and More Set for Mizner Park Cultural Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

The Mizner Park Cultural Center comes alive this season with a diverse schedule of comedy, concerts and critically acclaimed theater productions direct from Chicago in what promises to be its busiest season ever. (more...)
Boca Black Box Presents Vocalist Charlie Romo For One Night Only Boca Black Box Presents Vocalist Charlie Romo For One Night Only
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

BOCA BLACK BOX is proud to present vocalist CHARLIE ROMO, for one night only, Friday, October 20, 2017 at 8pm. He will be accompanied by the Tom Regis Quartet. (more...)
Stage Door Theatre to Premiere Kevin Black's TICKLING THE IVORIES Stage Door Theatre to Premiere Kevin Black's TICKLING THE IVORIES
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale

Stage Door Theatre will present the world premiere of award-winning director/choreographer Kevin Black's newest production, Tickling the Ivories, beginning October 13th. The production will run in the venue's Theatre 2 through November 19th. (more...)