Told through the dramatic lens of her final concert, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical presents the complexities and conflicts the famed songwriter and singer faced in her meteoric rise and descent. The show features a score with more than 20 of Summer's classic hits including "Love to Love You, Baby," "Bad Girls" and "Hot Stuff."
Every summer, thousands of audiences enjoy their "shorts." America's Short Play Festival returns in 2020, celebrating City Theatre's 25th year of "shorts" with two different programs of the best 10-minute plays and musicals in the country. Summer Shorts is an annual theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a 90-minute program of comedies, dramas and mini-musicals. Don't miss the 25th Anniversary season's fun-filled collection of plays from the country's best writers, starring a company of South Florida theater all-stars. Double your summer fun and get both your shorts now.
Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic rock opera that reinvented musical theater for the modern age. With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice, this global blockbuster tells the story of the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ, from the perspective of Judas Iscariot. As Christ's followers grow more fervent, Judas must make his fateful choice between faith and betrayal. Filled with an exciting mix of musical styles that draw upon 1970s rock, gospel, folk and funk themes, this contemporary imagining of the biblical tale features high-energy dance and powerful storytelling.
Maplewood Playhouse Presents Forever Plaid. Billed as the heavenly musical, Forever Plaid is about a harmony group who were tragically killed on their way to their big break as a bus load of Beatles fans careered into them. Now in a strange twist of fate 50 years later in the afterlife they are able to perform for one last time the show of all shows, the break they longed for. Singing in close harmony, squabbling boyishly over the smallest intonations and executing their charmingly outlandish choreography with overzealous precision, the "Plaids" are a guaranteed smash, with a program of beloved songs and delightful patter that keeps audiences rolling in the aisles when they're not humming along to some of the great nostalgic pop hits of the 1950s.
A biographical musical of the life of Eva Perón, wife of Argentine president Juan Perón. This beloved, controversial, figure in Argentina's political history remains a powerful icon of charity, fashion, and ambition for both her home country and the world.