Performing Arts

The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts: HELLO DOLLY!

Tue Dec 11, 2018 - Sun Dec 16, 2018

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 … +

Performing Arts

GREASE by MNM Theatre Company at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Fri Nov 16, 2018 - Sun Dec 2, 2018

Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking “Pink Ladies” in bobby sox and pedal pushers.  This rollicking musical evokes the look and sound of the 1950s with well-known songs such as “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightnin’,” “Beauty School Dropout,” and “Born to Hand Jive,” recalling the music of Buddy Holly, Little Richard, and … +

Music

Cameron Carpenter with Jacksonville Symphony at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts

Mon Nov 12, 2018

Cameron Carpenter is having a ball smashing the stereotypes of organists and organ music, and all the while generating international acclaim and controversy unprecedented in his field. Cameron’s repertoire – from the complete works of J. S. Bach to film scores, his original compositions and hundreds of transcriptions and arrangements – is probably the largest and most diverse of any organist. He … +

Music

Egyptian singer/composer Dina Elwedidi at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Thu Oct 18, 2018

With her powerful voice and  style, Egyptian singer and composer Dina Elwedidi channels the heritage and contemporary identity of Cairo. An innovator with a charismatic stage presence, Elwedidi’s repertoire ranges from jazz to folk to underground rock and has established her as a global cultural force.  Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse Raymond F. Kravis Center For The Performing Arts 701 Okeechobee Blvd. … +

Performing Arts

Rock of Ages at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Tue Nov 6, 2018 - Sun Nov 11, 2018

Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to Ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America. Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Come on Feel the Noise, Know What Love Is, and Take Your Best Shot at one of the Sunset Strip’s last … +

Events

2018 Marine and Wildlife Art/Craft Festival at South Florida Fairgrounds

Fri Sep 14, 2018 - Sun Sep 16, 2018

The Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show will be held at the South Florida Fairgrounds. The Festival features a unique blend of fine arts, crafts, specializing in marine and wildlife arts and crafts, music, seafood, and fun attracting people each year from all over Florida and the Southeast. The event features local, regional, and national original works of art from … +

Performing Arts

Lightwire Theater: The Ugly Duckling at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts

Sat Sep 29, 2018

Through dazzling neon, dynamic storytelling and delightful music, Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale of transformation takes shape in a bold new way for ages 5 to 8. Dancers clad in puppet-like costumes lined with electroluminescent wires light up the stage and spark the imagination as children learn about accepting others. Sep 29, 2018, 10 AM Helen K. Persson Hall Raymond F. Kravis … +

Performing Arts

MNM Theatre Company presents My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra

Fri Sep 28, 2018 - Sun Oct 14, 2018

A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra. This music revue, including 4 talented singers, features 56 songs recorded by “Old Blue Eyes”. Celebrate Sinatra¹s mystique, and his myth, through the music he loved best: the American standard. The show includes beloved favorites such as “All of Me”, “Fly Me to the Moon”, “I’ll Be Seeing You”, “The Lady is a Tramp”, and of … +

Performing Arts

Palm Beach Dramaworks: Woody Guthrie’s American Song

Fri Jul 13, 2018 - Sun Aug 5, 2018

Woody Guthrie’s American Song is an ensemble musical theatre piece adapted from the songs and writings of America’s premier folk poet. The show uses Guthrie’s own storytelling to create narrative contexts for his music. He said that his work was inspired by this great country and the people who fought to find meaning and fulfillment in their lives as they wandered through. … +

Performing Arts

Equuus by Palm Beach Dramaworks

Through Sun Jun 3, 2018

Equus is a play by Peter Shaffer written in 1973, telling the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses. Shaffer was inspired to write Equus when he heard of a crime involving a 17-year-old who blinded six horses in a small town. He set out to construct a fictional account … +

Performing Arts

Avenue Q at Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Through Sun Jun 10, 2018

Part flesh, part felt and packed with heart, this laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a bright-eyed college grad named Princeton. When he arrives in the city with big dreams and a tiny bank account, he has to move into a shabby apartment all the way out on AVENUE Q. Still, the neighbors seem nice. There, he meets Kate (the girl … +

Music

Jazz Concert “Ranky Tanky” at Raymond F. Kravis Center For The Performing Arts

Wed Apr 11, 2018 - Thu Apr 12, 2018

Gullah originated in West Africa and means “a people blessed by God.” And Ranky Tanky translates loosely as “work it” or “get funky”! It’s in this spirit that jazz musicians Quentin Baxter, Kevin Hamilton, Charlton Singleton and Clay Ross, with celebrated Lowcountry singer Quiana Parler, perform Gullah music that evolved from the coastal region of South Carolina and Georgia. Selections range from … +

Performing Arts

The Bodyguard, The Musical at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts

Tue 10 Apr, 2018 - Sun 15 Apr, 2018

Based on the smash hit film, the award-winning musical will star Grammy® Award-nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge; what they don’t expect is to fall in love. THE BODYGUARD features a host of irresistible classics including “Queen … +

Music

Pianist Kenneth Broberg in Concert at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts

Tue 20 Mar, 2018

Kenneth Broberg -Minnesota native- wins audiences with his tremendous technique and the emotion he conveys through his playing. He has starred as soloist with U.S., British, and Australian orchestras, and in broadcasts on NPR and ABC (Australian) radio. Kenneth Broberg, Piano Silver Medalist, 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition A South Florida Debut Concert Young Artists Series Program to include: Franck/Prélude, Fugue … +

Music

Zakir Hussain with Rakesh Chaurasia at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts

Thu 15 Mar, 2018

One of India’s reigning cultural ambassadors, Zakir Hussain has elevated the status of the tabla, a centuries-old instrument consisting of two hand drums, famously played by his father, Alla Rakha. After mastering classical music, Hussain went on to collaborate with the Grateful Dead and other artists. Accompanied by flautist Rakesh Chaurasia, the virtuoso percussionist is globally known for breathtaking performances that showcase … +

Performing Arts

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents The Little Foxes

Wed 18 Oct, 2017 - Sun 12 Nov, 2017

At the turn of the century in the Deep South, the ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan poison everything they touch. The Little Foxes is a 1939 play by Lillian Hellman, considered a classic of 20th century drama. Its title comes from Chapter 2, Verse 15 of the Song of Solomon in the King James version of the Bible, which reads, “Take us the … +