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Thursday, June 6

Comedy 

One of the greatest comic recording artists of all time, “Weird Al” Yankovic comes to the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale tonight with his Strings Attached tour, a high-energy rock and comedy production featuring his original band, costumes, props, a video wall and—get this—background singers and a full symphony orchestra. You’ve never heard “Eat It” like this! Tickets start at $49.50 at BrowardCenter.org. 

Friday, June 7

Theater

Bleach – RLP

What could go wrong when a broken young hustler heads out to meet another trick? Find out in Dan Ireland-Reeve’s gritty thriller, “Bleach,” playing through June 15 at the Foundry at Wilton Theater Factory, 2306 N. Dixie Hwy. in Wilton Manors. The hot young British playwright stars in his own show that is guaranteed to have audiences on the edge of their seats. Tickets are $35 – $50 at RonnieLarsen.com.

Saturday, June 8

Theater

John Cameron Mitchell, the Tony Award-winning, Golden Globe-nominated co-creator of “Hedwig & the Angry Inch,” performs songs and shares stories from his groundbreaking rock musical in “The Origins of Love: The Songs and Stories of Hedwig,” tonight at 8 p.m. at the Arsht Center in Miami. It’s going to be an unforgettable night of post-punk, neo-glam rock. Tickets start at $35 at ArshtCenter.org.

Sunday, June 9

Theater

For many gay guys, the annual Tony Awards broadcast is almost as exciting as Christmas or Halloween. Celebrate Broadway’s biggest night with Island City Stage tonight at the Pub, 2283 Wilton Dr. in Wilton Manors. The local LGBT-centric theater company hosts its 2ndannual Tony viewing party fundraiser beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 at IslandCityStage.org and include a complimentary buffet dinner.

Monday, June 10

Community

The Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride parade may still be days away, but Pride events are in full swing all week long. Tonight, TransConnect hosts a potluck dinner beginning at 7 p.m. at Midland Medical Wellness and PrEP Center, 1421 E. Oakland Park Blvd. #200 in Oakland Park. RSVP at TransConnectPotluck.Eventbrite.com. A complete list of Stonewall Pride events can be found at WiltonManorsStonewall.com.

Tuesday, June 11

Theater

A Bronx Tale,” opening tonight and running through June 23 at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale, transports audiences to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Based on the novel and film by Chazz Palminteri, the Broadway hit bursts with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes. Palminteri told SFGN, “This show has got a lot of heart…It’s been an amazing journey to bring it to the stage.” Tickets start at $40 at BrowardCenter.org. Credit: Joan Marcus.

Tuesday, June11

Comedy

If laughter is the best medicine, then Comic Cure is the pharmacy! The local comedy producers continue their weekly series at Club Silver, 2209 Wilton Dr. in Wilton Manors, tonight with incredible mentalist Remy Connor at 8 p.m. Don’t miss this storytelling "Curator of Curiosities." No cover, two drink minimum. Reserved seating available with online registration. For more information, go to ComicCure.com.


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