Brian's Theatre Datebook: April 18, 2012

Brian's Theatre Datebook

Broward County

*Dangerous Liaisons

Enjoy this tale of seduction set in France among aristocrats before the revolution, this is a classic drama for exploring decadent sexuality, morals and manipulation played as the ultimate game with tragic results. Through April 22 at FAU - Studio One. Visit http://www.fau.edu/theatre

South Pacific

Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of war and by their own prejudices. At the Broward Center through April 22. Visit BrowardCenter.org

Gay Men's Chorus Presents: "Comedy Tonight"

The Fort Lauderdale Gay Men's Chorus will present their 2nd concert of their 26th season April 27 & 28, at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 and $25. Visit TheFortLauderdaleGayMensChorus.org

Palm Beach County

*Into The Woods

A Journey into the darkside of Happily Ever After… Slow Burn Theatre invites you to a twisted fairy tale land deep in the world of Stephen Sondheim’s popular musical – complete with dead giants, less-than-charming princes and one particularly ambivalent witch. Through April 22, Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at the West Boca Performing Arts Theatre. Visit http://slowburntheatre.org/

*The Music Man

An affectionate paean to Smalltown, U.S.A. of a bygone era, The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band he vows to organize. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen. At the Lake Worth playhouse through April 29. Visit Lakeworthplayhouse.org

Miami-Dade

Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, screens films and videos in locations throughout Miami-Dade County. The 14th Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival will run Friday April 27 until Sunday May 6. Visit MLFF.com

Key West

The Look of Love: Carmen Sings Burt Bacharach

Carmen Rodriguez, Key West's own conch diva (along with guest stars Bobby Nesbitt and Danny Weathers) will deliver music from the legendary composer/lyricist, Burt Bacharach. Saturday, April 21 at the San Carlos Institute. Visit Waterfrontplayhouse.org

Red Barn Theatre presents: Match

This Broadway hit stars like the hysterical Tom Luna as Tobi Powell, an eccentric and endearing dancer, choreographer and teacher. A married couple arrives at Powell's apartment to interview him about his life, but it is soon evident that their agenda is as multi-layered as Tobi's life story. Call 305-296-9911 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Key West Pops presents: Kiss Me Kate

The annual musical-in-concert features Cole Porter's production starring Susan Powell and Richard White. This classic from the Golden Age of Broadway musicals is pure entertainment gold with hits songs and great dance sequences. The guest artist roster is to reflect the Pops' usual practice of bringing together out-of-town artists and Key West favorites. Starts at 7:30 p.m. and is at the Tennessee Williams Theatre. Call 305-296-6059 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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