Performing Arts

The Miss Firecracker Contest by FIU Theatre Department at Wertheim Performing Arts Center

Apr 15 - 16, 2020

FIU Department of Theatre presents The Miss Firecracker Contest: Camille Scott is a small town nobody, but she’ll show them when she’s crowned Miss Firecracker! A feisty comedy for anyone who dreams big. The Miss Firecracker Contest is a Southern literature play written by Beth Henley. It was originally produced in Los Angeles in 1980 at the Victory Theater directed by Maria Gobetti. It got a production at the Manhattan … +

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Demetri Martin in Wandering Mind Tour at Parker Playhouse

Thu Jan 16, 2020

Standup comedian, artist, writer, and director Demetri Martin began doing standup comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer for Late Night with Conan O’Brien and was regular on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Demetri won the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival for his one-man show and received Australia’s Barry Award at the Melbourne … +

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The Play that Goes Wrong at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Tue Dec 10, 2019 - Sun Dec 15, 2019

The Olivier Award-winning comedy direct from London’s West End. Welcome to opening night of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a Broadway show — a ramshackle set, a leading lady with a concussion, and a corpse that can’t play dead. It’s a classic murder mystery… and it’s … +

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My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy at Alan&Diane Lieberman Theatre

Thu Dec 19, 2019 - Sun Jan 12, 2020

A Playhouse Production presenting comedian Brad Zimmerman’s tale of one man’s lengthy struggle to make it as an actor in New York. This hilarious & poignant story is universal in its message: The journey to follow one’s dream & the parents Who SUFFER through it. The story of Brad Zimmerman’s struggle to fulfill his dream and make it as a comedic actor … +

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Tracks One Act Play at Dillard Center for The Arts

Nov 8-9, 2019

A group of strangers meet in a dirty subway station. They have arrived with limited personal belongings, their watches have stopped and they all claim to be in different cities. Soon they learn there is no way out of the station, and the unfortunate truth is told to them: they are all dead. Since subway stations have two sides, they reason the … +

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The Lost Virginity Tour at Empire Stage

Oct 31-Nov 24, 2019

Take a funny, profound, and provocative road trip with four women who share their stories of love, sex, and their ‘first time’ – with often hilarious but sometimes harrowing detail. The Lost Virginity Tour is a funny, profound, and provocative play about four women in their golden years – not talking about their grandkids or their knitting circles, but talking about sex … +

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In the Heights at Sunrise Civic Center Theatre

Oct 24-Nov 10, 2019

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in Washington Heights, New York–a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of Latin music. Measure for Measure Theatre begins it 2019-20 season with the Tony AwardⓇ-winning musical In the Heights Thursday, October 24 to Sunday, November … +

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Last Podcast on the Left’ World Tour at Olympia Theater

Sat Oct 19, 2019

Last Podcast on the Left barrels headlong into all things horror — as hosts Ben Kissel, Marcus Parks and Henry Zebrowski cover dark subjects spanning Jeffrey Dahmer, werewolves, Jonestown, iconic hauntings, the history of war crimes, and more. Whether it’s cults, killers, or cryptid encounters, Last Podcast on the Left laughs into the abyss that is the dark side of humanity.

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Top Comedian Bill Engvall comes to Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Thu Oct 24, 2019

The thing that makes any entertainer successful is the ability to connect with an audience. It’s this quality of sharing the humor in everyday situations that has made Bill Engvall one of the top comedians today – and one of the busiest. A Grammy Award-nominated, multi-platinum selling artist, Engvall is best known for being part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy … +

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We are TWO Different People Tour comes to Amaturo Theater

Tue Sep 17, 2019

Comedians Danny Gonzalez and Drew Gooden embark on a nationwide tour to prove, once and for all, that they are, in fact, 2 different people. A night of brand new comedy songs, live comedy sketches, roasts, and improv all in an effort to prove they are, in fact, two different people. With opening act and special guest Kurtis Conner,  a promised night … +

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Estos Cuates presents Twenty-Two Twenty-Two at The Koubek Center

Sep 14 & 21 at 8:30. Sep15, 5:30pm and 8pm

Oscar Wulff is experiencing the worst crisis of his life and in his darkest hour, he decides to take drastic measures. In this process, he encounters a peculiar man who takes him on a journey through some of the best and worst moments of his life, testing his judgment, questioning his beliefs, and ultimately, confronting the audience with the most transcendental question … +

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Murder for Two at Actors’ Playhouse

Jul 17 – Aug 11, 2019 / Mixing classic musical comedy with a dash of Agatha Christie, everyone is a suspect in this house of eccentric characters unfazed by the dead body on the floor.  Murder for Two is a hilarious musical murder mystery with a twist; one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all 13 suspects, and they both play the … +

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Teatro Avante’s new play explores the Cuban exile experience at MDCA

From Jan 31 through Feb 3, 2019

Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Teatro Avante present En Ningún Lugar del Mundo (Nowhere in the World) by playwright Abel González Melo. The dramatic comedy explores the relations between Cubans from two shores, and poses the question: Do visible borders define one’s homeland? Exile breaks up families, and years of separation produce the mirage of a reunion. After a long forced exile, Ángel returns to … +

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One Man, Two Guvnors by Actors’ Playhouse

Tue Jan 23, 2018 - Sun Feb 10, 2019

Mistaken identity is closer than you think in this multiple Tony Award-winning comedy. One Man, Two Guvnors is a triumph of visual and verbal comedy, a feel good hit. Join leading character Francis Henshall as he enlists the aid of willing and unwilling audience members, and a large hilarious cast of characters, in his quest to serve two masters and his pursuit … +

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The Ladies Foursome by Empire Stage

Thu Oct 4, 2018 - Sun Oct 21, 2018

Imagine Sex and the City on a golf course!  Canada’s best-loved storyteller, Norm Foster’s 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 … +

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The Second City at Aventura Arts and Cultural Center

Thu 1 Feb, 2018

Look Both Ways Before Talking: edgy, thought-provoking and always spectacularly funny. The Second City is celebrating nearly six decades of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s best and brightest. Aventura Arts and Cultural Center Broward Center for the Performing Arts 201 SW Fifth Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 954.522.5334 www.browardcenter.org