Congrats, you're cordially invited to a "backers' audition" of a hot new musical by two actors looking to secure financing for their latest extravaganza. Without a doubt, it's the most ambitious production Broadway's ever seen -- depicting the entire history of the world from The Big Bang right up to today, including Adam and Eve, the pyramids and even Cher. Featuring two guys, one piano and a whole lot of props, this explosive 90-minute comedy is ready to blow the roof off the Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre in Coral Gables.
This celebration of the mating game takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as "the relationship." Act I explores the journey from dating and waiting to love and marriage, while Act II reveals the agonies and triumphs of in-laws and newborns, trips in the family car and pickup lines used by the geriatric set. This charmingly hilarious musical revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost, to those who have fallen on their face at the portal of romance, to those who have dared to ask, "Say, what are you doing Saturday night?" The show's New York production was the second longest-running musical in off-Broadway history, and now it comes to the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach.
In this age of streaming TV, there are still some movies that demand you see them on the big screen. The Rocky Horror Picture Show takes that distinction further by encouraging you to not just watch but join in on the fun. That's where Next Stop Broadway's Teen Theatre Project comes in. This troupe, which features young aspiring professionals from South Florida, brings all the fun of Rocky Horror to Coral Springs Center for the Arts, complete with scenery, props, costumes and, of course, plenty of audience participation. It's like seeing a play and a movie at the same time -- only you're part of the experience! Make some noise, throw on your best costume and sing along as you help bring the ultimate cult classic to life.
One digs bees. The other studies the mindblowing concepts of quantum physics. What are their odds of falling in love? With infinite moments that can alter the trajectory of a life, it's anyone's guess how cosmic collision is possible. Nick Payne's Olivier-nominated hit Constellations is a charming and profound exploration of finding and losing love. Ben Brantley of The New York Times raved, "Who knew that higher physics could be so sexy, so accessible -- and so emotionally devastating?" Ponder the show's big questions about the differences between choice and destiny when the New City Players present Constellations at The Vanguard in Fort Lauderdale.
Step into the divinely decadent Kit Kat Klub of 1930 Berlin, where seductive singer Sally Bowles enchants the crowd nightly. Led by the enigmatic Emcee, the colorful characters of this Kander and Ebb masterpiece are eager to entertain you with numbers like "Maybe This Time," "Don't Tell Mama," "Two Ladies" and, of course, "Cabaret." The misfits and outcasts of Berlin dance on the edge of oblivion, taking refuge from the storm of a rapidly changing society where their kind is less than welcome. Don't miss this musical that The New York Times hails as "one for the ages" at the Area Stage Company in Coral Gables.
Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who's Tommy tells the story of a pinball-playing, deaf, mute and blind boy who triumphs over his adversities. Theatrical wizard Des McAnuff translated this five-time Tony Award-winning musical into a high-energy, one-of-a-kind musical theater event featuring music and lyrics by Pete Townshend. After witnessing the accidental murder of his mother's lover by his father, Tommy is traumatized into catatonia and, as the boy grows, he suffers abuse at the hands of his sadistic relatives and neighbors. As an adolescent, he's discovered to have an uncanny knack for playing pinball and, when his mother finally breaks through his catatonia, he becomes an international pinball superstar. Now you can hear, see and feel the phenomenon at the Boca Black Box in Boca Raton.
Imagine Sex and the City on a golf course! Canada's best-loved storyteller Norm Foster tells a funny, fast-paced story of friendship in The Ladies Foursome. It's the day after the funeral, and three women gather for a round of golf in honor of their recently departed fourth. They are joined at the tee by an old friend of the deceased and many surprises, secrets and confessions come to the surface during this hilarious and heart-warming round of golf. Absolutely no topic is off limits with this foursome as they take on the challenges of the course ... and each other. As raucous, rowdy, and hilarious a journey as you've ever been on, now you can experience The Ladies Foursome at Fort Lauderdale's Empire Stage.
Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in HELLO, DOLLY! - the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls "the best show of the year!" Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, director Jerry Zaks' "gorgeous" new production (Vogue) is "making people crazy happy!" (The Washington Post). Breaking box office records week after week and receiving thunderous raves on Broadway, this HELLO, DOLLY! pays tribute to the original work of legendary director/choreographer Gower Champion - hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history. Rolling Stone calls it "a must-see event. A musical comedy dream. If you're lucky enough to score a ticket, you'll be seeing something historic. Wow, wow, wow, indeed!"
This holiday season discover the perfect gift for everyone on your list! The timeless movie White Christmas is adapted for the stage in a lavish new production that the New York Times says to "put on your wish list." Irving Berlin's White Christmas tells the story of a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process. Full of dancing, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written! Give everyone the gift they're dreaming of with this merry and bright holiday musical.
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, direct from its acclaimed Broadway return. Featuring the beloved songs "I Dreamed A Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More," and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck.
Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.
SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics' Pick and "AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!" (Entertainment Weekly). Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater's first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. Vanity Fair raves, "FISTS OF ALL AGES SHALL BE PUMPING!"
Experience the phenomenon as it once again leaps onto the Cadillac Palace Theatre stage. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director Julie Taymor, whose visual images for this show you'll remember forever. Thrill to the pulsating rhythms of the African Pridelands and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar-winning song "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and "Circle of Life." Let your imagination run wild at the Tony Award-winning Broadway sensation Newsweek calls "a landmark event in entertainment."
The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway's COME FROM AWAY has won Best Musical all across North America! The New York Times Critics' Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don't miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year's Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, "It takes you to a place you never want to leave!"