Don’t disappoint Mommie! Get your tickets fast for the return engagement of Jamie Morris’ hilarious spoof, “Mommie Queerest,” playing at Empire Stage, 1140 N. Flagler Drive in Fort Lauderdale, through Oct. 4. Yes, it’s been 34 years since Faye Dunaway sank her promising career with one of the campiest performances ever as actress and infamous adoptive mother Joan Crawford. Brooks Braselman once again proves it can be done even better in drag. Tickets are $30 at EmpireStage.com.
Today, we remember the horrific 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. The fine 9th District American Legion Symphonic Band, conducted by James McGonagal and comprised of more than 70 talented musicians, offers a free musical concert tonight at ArtsPark at Young Circle in Hollywood. The program will also include tributes to the armed services, police and fire departments. Limited bench seating, bring lawn chairs. For more information, go to VisitHollywoodFL.org.
What do you get when you take four directors, six actors and eight playwrights, and just let them loose? The answer is “Shorts Gone Wild 3,” a fun festival of LGBT-themed short plays presented by Island City Stage and City Theatre of Miami. If you missed the critically acclaimed show in Fort Lauderdale, you get another chance this weekend when the production moves to The Gleason Room backstage at The Fillmore Miami Beach, Sept. 10 – 13. Tickets are $40.50 at FillmoreMB.com.
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The cabaret duo 2 of a Kind, performs a benefit concert tonight at 7 p.m. at The Sanctuary Church, Second Presbyterian Church, 1400 N. Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale. The performers, Brent Kuenning and Steve Geyer, are both former New York City singers and dancers with Broadway credits. The entertaining show presents a musical journey of the hits of famous classic and contemporary crooners. A $10 donation is suggested to benefit the Stonewall National Museum & Archives.
Calling all Palm Beach County dog lovers: Head out to O’Shea’s Irish Pub, 531 Clematis St. in West Palm Beach, and be sure to bring your pooch for Yappy Hour, every Monday night beginning at 5 p.m. All dogs get a free homemade treat and their owners will be treated to a free drink. Dogs under 35 lbs. are invited until 7 p.m. and all dogs are welcome afterwards. The only rule is dogs cannot be designated drivers because we know they don’t have that kind of license. More info at OSheasPub.com.
The Cornell Museum of Art, located in the Delray Beach Center for the Arts, 51 N. Swinton Ave., presents “Reimagined,” a group show featuring works by 16 internationally acclaimed artists who use unconventional and innovative materials to create striking avant garde works. This is one of the most interesting visual arts exhibits on display in South Florida. Afterwards, check out Delray Beach’s thriving restaurant and nightlife scene. For information, go to DelrayCenterForTheArts.org.