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R&B Groups En Vogue and After 7 Come to Miramar Cultural Center Next Month
by Stephi Wild - April 16, 2024


Mother's Day is almost here, tickets to the En Vogue and After 7 concert on Friday, May 17 are a great gift idea for the special person in your life.  This legendary night of R&B performances, nostalgia and dancing will start at 8pm at Miramar Cultural Center/ ArtsPark.

Review: SIX: THE MUSICAL at Jacksonville Center For The Performing Arts
by Jordan Higginbotham - April 02, 2024


“Welcome to the show to the history remix.” Six: The Musical is unlike anything I have ever seen. The unique rock musical by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, reveals the lives of King Henry VIII’s six ex-wives is captivating from the minute the curtain drops to the final bows.

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE Comes to the Alhambra in April
by Stephi Wild - March 26, 2024


Based on the beloved island tunes of Jimmy Buffett, this 2018 Broadway jukebox musical tells the tale of Tully Mars, a smooth-talking singer/bartender, who loves his laidback, no-strings-attached lifestyle, until he falls head over heels for Rachel, a career-driven environmental scientist, and his entire life turns upside down. 

Florida Theatre & Theatre Jacksonville Present MAME: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL IN CONCERT Starring Linda Purl
by A.A. Cristi - March 18, 2024


Join the Florida Theatre and Theatre Jacksonville for an 'in concert' production of the Broadway musical MAME, starring Linda Purl, on August 24 and 25, 2024, at the newlyrestored Florida Theatre.

FSCJ Artist Series Presents BLUEY'S BIG PLAY This June
by A.A. Cristi - March 15, 2024


Grab the sticky geckos, break out the duck cakes, and alert the grannies! It's time to meet the much-loved Heeler family, who will be returning to Jacksonville on June 19 & 20 at 6 p.m. with the Bluey live show, Bluey's Big Play The Stage Show!

Registration Open For NEXT STOP BROADWAY in Jacksonville
by Stephi Wild - March 14, 2024


The FSCJ Artist Series will present NEXT STOP BROADWAY®. This week-long musical theatre program will take place June 10-14, 2023 at the Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts.

Stage Aurora to Present THE COLOR PURPLE Benefit Concert in April
by Chloe Rabinowitz - March 06, 2024


Stage Aurora Theatrical Company will present The Color Purple: A Benefit Performance. Learn more about the performance and see how to purchase tickets.

Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville Celebrates 100th Anniversary in 2024
by Stephi Wild - February 28, 2024


 The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Jacksonville has announced its 100th anniversary and year-long campaign celebrating the institution's past, present and future through groundbreaking exhibitions, events, programs and more.

CELTIC WOMAN Comes To Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts Next Week
by A.A. Cristi - February 23, 2024


Discover the latest news about the upcoming performance of CELTIC WOMAN on Wed, Feb. 28 at 7:30 at Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts.

OKLAHOMA! to be Presented at Alhambra Theatre & Dining This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 16, 2024


The first musical written by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Oklahoma!, will open at the iconic Alhambra Theatre & Dining.

SCAD Hosts BAM! Celebrating Black Artists In Music, Featuring Tituss Burgess, Solea Pfeiffer, and More
by Stephi Wild - February 13, 2024


The Savannah College of Art and Design will host the SCAD Bee Sharps, the university's elite performance ensemble starring American Idol winner and SCAD alum Candice Glover for BAM!, Black Artists in Music, this February 16 at the Lucas Theatre in Savannah.

Disney's FROZEN Tickets Now On Sale
by Blair Ingenthron - February 11, 2024


Get ready for Disney's FROZEN on Broadway in Jacksonville! Tickets go on sale this Friday. Don't miss out on this magical musical experience.

Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts to Present David Foster & Katharine McPhee in Concert on Valentine's Day Eve
by Blair Ingenthron - February 11, 2024


An Intimate Evening with David Foster & Katharine McPhee returns by popular demand! Don't miss this special Valentine's Day Eve performance on February 13, 2024.

Judy Kuhn Will Perform as Part of the Aventura Broadway Concert Series
by Stephi Wild - February 08, 2024


The Aventura Broadway Concert Series continues as The City of Aventura presents multiple Tony®, Olivier and Grammy® Award nominee Judy Kuhn on Sunday, February 18 at 7 p.m. Find out how to get tickets here!

Review: HADESTOWN at Jacksonville Center For The Performing Arts
by Jordan Higginbotham - February 07, 2024


“Because here is the thing, to know how it ends and still begin to sing it again, as if it might turn out this time.” Every Broadway fan can relate to this sentiment. We watch musicals and /or plays and brave the second act heartbreaks and conflict. We know exactly how it will end each time, but we come back every time. Hadestown is no different.

HADESTOWN Comes to Jacksonville Center For The Performing Arts, February 6-11
by A.A. Cristi - January 30, 2024


The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by VyStar Credit Union, presents Hadestown, the winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and the 2020 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, at the Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts, February 6-11, 2024, as part of the 23/24 Broadway Season in Jacksonville.

SIX The Musical Tickets On Sale At Jacksonville Center This Friday!
by A.A. Cristi - January 23, 2024


The FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by VyStar Credit Union, is delighted to announce that tickets for the Tony Award-Winning electrifying new musical phenomenon SIX by Tony Award-winners Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss will go on sale Friday, January 26, 2024.

Works By Iconic Artists & Performers Of The 1970s On View at MOCA Jacksonville
by Blair Ingenthron - January 13, 2024


MOCA Jacksonville has announced A Walk on the Wild Side: ‘70s New York in the Norman E. Fisher Collection at MOCA Jacksonville, an exhibition exploring the dynamic culture of New York in the 1970s that spurred a decade of collaboration and innovation between artists working in a variety of genres.

Winners Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Awards
by BWW Awards - January 11, 2024


Winners have been announced for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Awards! See who was selected audience favorite in Jacksonville! Winners include Limelight Theatre, Star Center Theatre, Theatre Jacksonville and more.

Courtney Bryan's Visual Rhythms Premieres in Jacksonville
by Stephi Wild - January 08, 2024


On March 8–9, 2024, Courtney Bryan unveils a new orchestral work, Visual Rhythms, premiering with Jacksonville Symphony and music director Courtney Lewis at Jacoby Symphony Hall.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Opens At Alhambra Theatre, January 11
by A.A. Cristi - January 04, 2024


Million Dollar Quartet Opens at Alhambra Theatre on January 11. Live band brings historical show to life.

Broadway in Jacksonville Presents THE CHER SHOW, January 9
by A.A. Cristi - January 04, 2024


The Broadway show, THE CHER SHOW, will be at the Jacksonville Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, January 9, 2024.

May Pang to Showcase Candid Photos of John Lennon at Gallery in Jacksonville
by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 03, 2024


Discover candid and intimate photos of John Lennon taken by his lover, May Pang, during his 'Lost Weekend' era. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see Lennon as May saw him and purchase limited-edition photographs.

Café Centro Expands ROB RUSSELL'S OPEN MIC to Twice a Month in 2024
by Stephi Wild - January 02, 2024


Master Showman Rob Russell, who is widely recognized as “Mr. Palm Beach,” is doubling his popular monthly musical series at Café Centro, located at 2409 N. Dixie Highway in West Palm Beach.

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Jacksonville Awards; Voting Ends 12/31
by BWW Awards - December 26, 2023


It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!


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