John Watts and his talented Arts Radio Network team are bringing back the sounds of classic radio again at Arts Garage, 180 NE 1st St. in Delray Beach. Tonight at 7:30 p.m., they recreate “The Philadelphia Story,” the delightful comedy about a socialite whose wedding plans are complicated by the arrivals of her ex-husband and a tabloid magazine reporter. Take a step back in time as the cast recreates the sound effects and brings the story to life. Tickets are $25 and can be reserved at ArtsGarage.org.
Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors” may have been written in 1594, but it’s as witty and sharp in 2014 as it was 420 years ago. Evening Star Productions tackles this classic comedy about two pairs of identical twins tonight through Aug. 31 at SOL Theatre, 3333 N. Federal Hwy. in Boca Raton. The cast includes South Florida theater veterans Joanna Mandel, Seth Trucks, Samantha Streich and Jim Gibbons. Performances on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7 p.m. and Saturdays and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 at EveningStarProductions.org.
For many, shopping is a pleasurable pastime. Tonight, you can head to your local Macy’s department store and “Shop for a Cause.” Purchase a $5 shopping pass good for savings all day long and 100% of the proceeds benefits a local charity. Talk about a win-win! In Fort Lauderdale, discount card purchases benefit the Pride Center and in Boca Raton, the shopping event benefits the Boca Raton Symphonia. Your purchases in West Palm Beach benefit Compass Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Lake Worth and the Palm Beaches. Visit your local Macy’s store for more information.
This summer has been sizzling and it’s about to get hotter. Compass Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Lake Worth and the Palm Beaches hosts “Boyz of Summer” Sunday Funday today from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Mad Hatter, 1532 N. Dixie Hwy. in Lake Worth. Later, the Compass “Entourage” will head to Suri Loft, 707 Lake Ave. in Lake Worth. Don’t forget to wear your hottest summer outfit. For more information or to reserve discounted tickets to Suri Loft, go to CompassGLCC.org or call 561-375-0399.
Tonight is the last event in the South Florida Theatre League’s Theatre Fest, a hugely successful, summer-long series of new play readings at theaters across the region. Tonight at 7:30 p.m., Jeremiah Musgrove’s new play, “Fuck the Universe: Scott and Charlie Steal Space,” will get its debut at Alternative Space Theatre in Miami. In a series of pop-up performances, Scott and Charlie crash public spaces and events all over Miami with “big money” schemes that never seem to go as intended. For more information, go to SouthFloridaTheatre.com.
Beat the summer heat with a trip to The Wolfsonian-Florida International University, 1001 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach, to check out the cool, modern designs of Norman Bel Geddes, “I Have Seen the Future.” Featuring more than 200 drawings, photographs, models and films, this exhibit chronicles his vision for the American future—streamlined, technocratic and optimistic—along with the famed Futurama exhibit Bel Geddes created for the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair. The exhibition can be viewed through Sept. 28. Admission is $7 for adults. For more information, go to Wolfsonian.org.