Performing Arts

BLACK VIOLIN: Impossible Tour at Au Rene Theater

Fri Feb 21, 2020

Black Violin is composed of classically trained violist and violinist Wil B. and Kev Marcus who combine their classical training and and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound often described as “a classical boom.” Feb 21, 2020, 8 PM

Performing Arts

Broadway' ALADDIN from Disney at Au Rene Theater

Jan 8-9, 2020

A whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN features all … +

Music

70’S New Year Soul Explosion at Au Rene Theater

Sat Dec 28, 2019

A night of classic R&B and soul celebration featuring three legendary groups. Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics (“Betcha By Golly Wow”, “You Make Me Feel Brand New”, “I’m Stone in Love With You”), The Chi-Lites (“Oh Girl”, “Have You Seen Her”) and Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes (“If You Don’t Know Me By Now”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Bad Luck”). … +

Cinema

A Live Conversation with actor John Cusack & Screening of SAY ANYTHING at Au Rene Theater

Fri Jul 26, 2019

The 1989 comedy/drama Say Anything brought popular culture the love story of Lloyd Dobler (actor John Cusack) and Diane Court (actress Ione Skye). An eternal optimist seeks the heart of a “brain trapped in the body of a game show hostess.” Ranked by Entertainment Weekly as one of the greatest modern movie romances (and #11 on the list of 50 best high-school … +

Music

Bob Dylan and his Band come to Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Wed Oct 24, 2018

Bob Dylan is one of the most influential American musicians rock & roll has ever produced. Inscrutable and unpredictable, Dylan described as a folk, blues, and rock & roll legend has been both deified and denounced for his shifts of interest, most notably from acoustic to electric. Don’t miss this true American legend. Au-Rene Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing … +

Music

Broward Center/ k.d. lang Ingenue Redux 25th Anniversary Tour

Fri Sep 7, 2018

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of her GRAMMY®-award winning, critically acclaimed album Ingénue, k.d. lang brings her live performance of the platinum-selling record to the Broward Center. Audiences will experience the album performed live in its entirety, including the Grammy Award–winning hit “Constant Craving”—along with hits from her 2004 Nonesuch debut album, Hymns of the 49th Parallel. Guitar virtuoso, Featuring opening act, Mak … +

Performing Arts

Multi-Awarded Jersey Boys at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Tue May 8, 2018 - Sun May 20, 2018

JERSEY BOYS:  2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the true story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million … +

Music

Beethoven is back in a program by the Danish String Quartet

Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m.

In this Beethoven program, the quartet will show the splendid span of music from this genre-defining composer from his early, middle and late periods. The program features Beethoven’s “String Quartet No. 3,” “String Quartet No. 7” and “String Quartet No. 14.” With three Danes and one Norwegian cellist, this chamber music ensemble truly is a Scandinavian treasure. The high technical and musical … +

Performing Arts

Waitress, The Musical at Au Rene Theater

Wed 11 Apr, 2018 - Sun 22 Apr, 2018

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland). “It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune. Inspired by … +

Music

FGO: Orfeo ed Euridice at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu Mar 29, 2018 - Sat Mar 31, 2018

Gluck’s masterpiece is most famous for its immortal aria, “Che farò senza Euridice.” But it’s also a compelling and deeply personal story of how far one man will go to prove his devotion to his wife. The grief-stricken musician and poet Orfeo risks the terrifying depths of the Underworld to bring back his beloved Euridice alive. For years, the role of Orfeo … +

Performing Arts

Broadway Sensation WICKED at Au-Rene Theater

Wed 14 Feb, 2018 - Sun 4 Mar, 2018

Wicked looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the … +

Music

Florida Grand Opera: Salome at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu 8 Feb, 2018 - Sat 10 Feb, 2018

With its bizarre brew of eroticism and religion, Richard Strauss’s Salome was so disturbing when it first appeared that it was banned in Vienna and London. Today, it’s lost none of its power to send shivers through the audience, and this production eerily captures all the depravity of King Herod’s court in ancient Jerusalem. Starring as the princess whose sexually charged dance leads straight … +

Music

Broward Center for the Performing Arts: Pink Martini in Concert

Wed 24 Jan, 2018

With its genre-bending, multilingual glory, Pink Martini’s sounds are “rich, hugely approachable, cosmopolitan yet unpretentious” (The Washington Post). Join these amazing talents and the self-described “little orchestra” as they cross music genres such as jazz, Latin, classical and classical pop on a musical travelogue from a samba parade in Rio de Janeiro to a quaint piazza in Naples, Italy. Hear songs from … +

Music

Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu 25 Jan, 2018

Classical music hits the street in a crackling performance by Black Violin. The duo of Kev Marcus and Wil B, classically trained musicians from Fort Lauderdale, have created an entirely new sound, a “classical boom.” This distinctive combination of virtuosic string talent mixes with a driving beat, shattering stereotypes with electricity, energy, and contagious enthusiasm. Au-Rene Theater Broward Center for the Performing … +

Performing Arts

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at Broward Center for The Performing Arts

Tue 9 Jan, 2018 - Sun 21 Jan, 2018

Getting away with murder can be so much fun… and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical. Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “Never laughed so hard at a Broadway Musical,” GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE tells the uproarious story of Monty Navarro, a distant heir … +

Dance

Riverdance 20th Anniversary World Tour comes to Broward Center for The Performing Arts

Fri 5 Jan, 2018 - Sun 7 Jan, 2018

The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined talents of the performers propel Irish dancing and music into the present day, capturing the imagination of audiences across all ages and cultures in an innovative and exciting blend of dance, music and song. Of all the performances to emerge from … +

Music

Handel’s Messiah with the Master Chorale of South Florida

Fri 8 Dec, 2017

Messiah’s dazzling solos, instrumental fireworks and glorious choral writing have made it a quintessential holiday tradition. Experience the beauty and joy of this masterpiece featuring the famous “Hallelujah” chorus and led by conductor Brett Karlin with world-class soloists and orchestra. Featuring the famous “Hallelujah” Chorus! Tickets on sale now at Broward Center.org or Ticketmaster.com Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office 954.462.0222 Broward Center … +

Dance

Finding Neverland at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Tue 13 Jun, 2017

Finding Neverland is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com‘s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical. Directed by visionary Tony winner Diane Paulus, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters: Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the … +