SFGNites For the Week of Mar. 22, 2017

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Saturday, 3/25 - Concert: The Cleveland Orchestra concludes its Miami residency tonight at 8 p.m. at the Arsht Center in Miami with a program inspired by the sights and sounds of Italy: Respighi’s epic symphonic depiction of the Italian landscape, “The Pines of Rome;” Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 4, “Italian;” and ballet music from Verdi’s “Macbeth” and “Don Carlo.” The program will be repeated on Saturday. Tickets at ArshtCenter.org.

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Thursday, 3/23 - Theater

There’s “Something Rotten” at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale. Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting—all at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical! Performances through Sunday, April 2. Tickets at BrowardCenter.org.

 

Friday, 3/24 - Theater

The naughty and educational Off Broadway comedy, “Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man,” takes the audiences at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale on a hilarious and wild ride where no topic is taboo. Playing through April 9 in the Amateur Theater. Tickets are $45 at BrowardCenter.org. The show will also be performed at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, April 12 – 15. Tickets start at $35 at Kravis.org.

 

Saturday, 3/25 - Exhibit

Check out the special Smithsonian Institution touring exhibit, “The Way We Worked,” on display through May 6 at Art Gallery 21, 600 NE 21st Court in Wilton Manors. Through rare videos, fascinating interviews and photos taken over 150 years, viewers will be able to explore how the opportunities provided by work became central to the American dream. For more information, go to WiltonManors.com.

 

Sunday, 3/26 - Concert

The Boca Symphonia welcomes internationally-celebrated guest conductor Gerard Schwarz for “Vienna to Appalachia,” a concert of works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, David Diamond and Aaron Copland, today at 3 p.m. at the Roberts Theatre at St. Andrew’s School, 3900 Jog Road in Boca Raton. Soloist Gregory Miller will perform Mozart’s delightful Horn Concerto No. 3. Tickets start at $50 at TheSymphonia.org.

 

Monday, 3/27 - Television

What to do on a Monday night? The theaters are all dark and you probably were first in line at “Beauty and the Beast” on opening night. Here’s a suggestion: binge watch the latest season of “Grace & Frankie,” the Netflix series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin. The comedy explores the relationship of two women who discover their husbands, law partners, are gay and they must now pick up the pieces. Check it out at Netflix.com.

 

Tuesday, 3/28 - Theater

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” is one of the great classics of musical theater and you can catch the “new” Cameron Mackintosh production this week at the Kravis Center. The Broadway touring production, packed with tuneful songs, towering sets and spectacular costumes, comes to West Palm Beach on Thursday, March 23 and runs through Saturday, April 1.  Tickets start at $31 at Kravis.org.