Music

Ottmar Liebert’ LUNA NEGRA at Amaturo Theater

Fri Jan 17, 2020

Twice named “New Ave Artist of the Year” by Billboard magazine, five-time Grammy Award Nominee and nouveau flamenco guitarist, Ottmar Liebert, brings his richly textured and sensuous musical style described as “poetic sunshine at midnight” to the Amaturo Theater. Considered one of the most successful instrumental artists of the past two decades, Liebert has released 25 albums and earned 38 Gold and … +

Performing Arts

Slow Burn Theatre Co: FREAKY FRIDAY

Thu Oct 18, 2018 - Sun Nov 4, 2018

Hailed by The Washington Post as “a polished, peppy, modern fairy tale,” this classic story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours has been given a contemporary spin with a hilarious new book and “a driving pop and rock score” by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey. Book by Bridget Carpenter Music by Tom … +

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Havana HOP for Kids at Amaturo Theater

Fri Sep 28, 2018

What if you were invited to dance for the president? You’d want it to be the best dance ever. Come meet Yelia who visits her grandmother in Cuba to add some salsa flavor to her own hip-hop style. The audience gets to dance along during this interactive performance. Journey with Yelia as she discovers the fun of her multicultural heritage and introduce … +

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The Symphony of the Americas’ Annual Summerfest continues at Amaturo Theater

Sat Jul 21, 2018

The Symphony’s 27th Anniversary Summerfest & Maestro Brooks-Bruzzese features soloists from famous European orchestras representing 10  countries joined in cultural exchange by musicians of the Symphony. The Symphony of the Americas’ celebration continues, with its acclaimed summer music festival presenting one month of performances throughout Florida and the Americas. Refreshing cool waters and the Oscar-winning movie Shape of Water, are all inspirations … +

Performing Arts

The It Gets Better Project comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sat Jun 23, 2018

The South Florida community is invited to participate in the It Gets Better Project which began when Dan Savage and his husband, Terry Miller, created a YouTube video in which supporter from all around the world assured youth who felt bullied that “it gets better”. What started as a grassroots campaign evolved into community residencies and one is set to take place … +

Dance

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida: Tribute to Marius Petipa II

Sat 28 Apr, 2018 - Sun 29 Apr, 2018

The 20th Anniversary season of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida closes with an outstanding program that includes the most exciting and challenging Pas de Deux and excerpts from the greatest choreographer of the history of the Russian Ballets, Marius Petipa on his 200 anniversary. The program features La Bayadere, Talisman, Swan Lake, Don Quixote and Divertissements of Le Corsaire. Venues and Performances … +

Dance

Memphis The Musical at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu 22 Mar, 2018

Turn up that dial… From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes this hot, four-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis tells the story of a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer … +

Performing Arts

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida: Harlequinade and Sleeping Beauty /Tribute to Marius Petipa

Sat 10 Mar, 2018 - Sun 11 Mar, 2018

It’s been a series of celebrations for Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida. Back in October the company opened their season with an extraordinary Latin program that included Nuestros Valses by Vicente Nebrada and where the incredibly talented dancers of Vladimir Issaev, led by prima ballerina Mary Carmen Catoya in a showcase of virtuosity and energy. Just recently the company celebrated their 20th … +

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Rocket Man: An Elton John Tribute at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Fri 23 Feb, 2018

A spot-on recreation of an early Elton John concert, featuring lavish costumes (sequined Dodgers uniforms, peacock outfits, massive glasses, the works) that were originally worn by Elton himself, a world class rhythm section, and the magnetic performance power of Rus Anderson. Rus is an Elton John doppleganger who pulls off Sir Elton’s daunting vocal duties, piano skills, and fashion sense with appropriate … +

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Symphony of the Americas: Broadway Sizzle & Operatic Passion at Amaturo Theater

Sun 18 Feb, 2018 - Tue 20 Feb, 2018

Cuban born Soprano Maria Aleida, acclaimed for her performances with Andrea Boccelli and opera companies worldwide, returns to south Florida to join powerhouse tenor, Carlos de Antonis and friends on the Symphony stage for an eclectic evening ranging from Puccini to Phantom! Marie Aleida (soprano) Carlos de Antonis (tenor) Amaturo Theater Broward Center for the Performing Arts 201 SW Fifth Avenue Fort … +

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The Weepies: Completely Acoustic and Alone Tour at Amaturo Theater

Sat 17 Feb, 2018

With their beautiful harmonies and lyrical songwriting, The Weepies duo of Steve Tannen and Deb Talan quietly sold more than a million records, with over 30 million views on YouTube and 90 million streams on Spotify. Don’t miss the chance to hear their intoxicating folk-pop sound live. Amaturo Theater Broward Center for the Performing Arts 201 SW Fifth Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL … +

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Sierra Hull in Concert at Amaturo Theater

Thu 15 Feb, 2018

Sierra Hull, one of the true virtuosos in acoustic music, has been in the spotlight since playing with Alison Krauss at age 13 at the Grand Ole Opry. Now with six International Bluegrass Music Award “Mandolinist of the Year” nominations, she’s one of the biggest stars in bluegrass. Boundaries—age, genre or otherwise—don’t hamper an artist like Sierra Hull. As a player, a … +

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Gold Coast Jazz: Willie Jones III at Amaturo Theater

Wed 14 Feb, 2018

A veritable who’s who of the jazz world join Willie Jones III for this evening of jazz inspired love songs for this special Valentine’s Day evening. The star-studded sextet includes Jones on drums, Terell Stafford, trumpet; Robin Eubanks, trombone; Ralph Moore, sax; Eric Reed, piano, and Gerald Cannon, bass. Willie Jones is one of NYC’s most prominent drummers with an abiding musicality … +

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Bebel Gilberto in Concert at Amaturo Theater

Tue 13 Feb, 2018

Multi-Grammy-nominated Bebel Gilberto has captivated fans worldwide with her trademark electronic bossa nova, sonically transporting listeners to Brazil with bright, incandescent bossa nova-infused melodies, lyrics about love, and a lilting performance style has earned her raves for her live performances. Her current show features an intimate, stripped-down performance featuring the sultry Brazilian singer performing some of her fans’ favorite songs rearranged for … +

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South Florida Pride Wind Ensemble at Amaturo Theater

Sun 11 Feb, 2018

Each year the Pride Wind Ensemble invites high school students from the tri-county area to apply to the Youth Pride Band whose mission is to teach inclusion and acceptance while standing up against bullying in our schools. Guest conductor and prolific composer Robert Longfield will conduct the students in the first half of the performance. Adult mentors and members of the Pride … +

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The Birdland All-Stars ft Tommy Igoe at Amaturo Theater

Sat 10 Feb, 2018

Featuring the finest musicians in New York, The Birdland All-Stars have been thrilling audiences at “The Jazz Corner of the World” for the last 10 years.  This dynamic new ensemble, straight from the jazz mecca of Manhattan, provides an unforgettable musical event that goes far beyond the traditional, setting the standard for the 21st-century jazz orchestra. Returning to the road for the … +

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Liz Callaway’ Broadway Songbook at Amaturo Theater

Tue 6 Feb, 2018

South Florida Symphony: And the Tony Goes To
An Evening with Liz Callaway Broadway star, Liz Callaway, is a Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist. She made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along; received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Baby; for five years, won acclaim as Grizabella in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats; … +

Performing Arts

Darius & Twig at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Tue 30 Jan, 2018

Can two young friends—a writer and an athlete—break away from the inner city to live their dreams? With Darius’ mother barely scraping by, pressure from Twig’s uncle to give up racing, and bullies Midnight and Tall Boy constantly on their case, these true-blue allies may not truly be free to use their gifts. Based on the novel by Walter Dean Myers, this street-smart … +

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The Secret Garden at Broward Center for The Performing Arts

Thu 14 Dec, 2017 - Sun 31 Dec, 2017

The Tony Award-winning enchanting classic of children’s literature -The Secret Garden- is reimagined in a musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman. Directed by Patrick Fitzwater, it tells the story of 11 year-old Mary Lennox, orphaned in India, who returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. The estate’s … +