(Mirror) All eyes will be on South Florida this February when the Super Bowl comes to town.
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira may be the headliners on that night, but there are plenty of A-list entertainers also selling out performances at the American Airlines Arena, BB&T Center, performing arts centers and the glitzy new Hard Rock Live in Hollywood with 7,000 seats. Here are some of the hottest tickets of the season:
STEVE MARTIN & MARTIN SHORT
Jan. 25, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Live
Steve Martin and Martin Short’s chemistry and timing on stage reflect a friendship of more than three decades. They met for the first time on the set of the 1986 film “Three Amigos,” and have been touring together since 2016. Tickets at SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com.
Feb. 1, 7 and 9:30 p.m., Aventura Arts and Cultural Center
“Here’s to Life,” the “RuPaul’s Drag Race” fan favorite’s one woman show, combine her love of storytelling and music. Royale takes audiences to church with “If I Can’t Sell It, I’ll Sit On It” by Ruth Brown and “Here’s to Life” by Shirley Horn. Tickets at AventuraCenter.org.
Feb. 21, 8 p.m., Broward Center
Television personality Ross Mathews likes telling stories. And, with his Hollywood experience — from interning behind the scenes at “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” to judging “RuPaul’s Drag Race”—he has a lot to talk about. Tickets at BrowardCenter.org.
Feb. 28, 8 p.m., Seminole Coconut Creek Casino
Jeff Timmons, Justin Jeffre and brothers Nick and Drew Lachey dominated the charts in the ‘90s with hits like “I Do,” “The Hardest Thing” and “My Everything,” and they’ve reunited for this tour, taking them to Coconut Creek. Tickets at SeminoleCoconutCreekCasino.com.
Feb. 29, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Live
A seven-time Grammy winner, Gladys Knight has enjoyed No. 1 hits in pop, gospel, R&B and adult contemporary. Her 38 albums include “Good Woman,” “Just for You,” the inspirational “Many Different Roads” and “At Last.” Tickets at SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com.
March 13, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Live
Comedian, actor, writer, producer and musician Adam Sandler comes Hard Rock Live on his “100% Fresher” tour. His films have grossed more than $3 billion and he’s an awards season favorite for the drama, “Uncut Gems.” Tickets at SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com.
March 14, 7 p.m., Kravis Center
Josh Groban has thrilled fans across the globe with his multi-platinum albums, live performances, film and television appearances. The electrifying entertainer takes the stage to perform “You Raise Me Up,” “Evermore” and “River.” Tickets at Kravis.org.
April 23, 8 p.m., Arsht Center
Join best-selling humor writer and NPR contributor, David Sedaris, for an evening featuring all new stories and observations, along with an audience Q & A and book signing tonight at 8 p.m. at the Arsht Center in Miami. Tickets at ArshtCenter.org.
April 24, 7 p.m., BB&T Center
Former One Direction boy bander Niall Horan is coming to South Florida and there are going to be lots of young women — and men — lining up to see the charismatic young Irish singer on his “Nice to Meet Ya” tour. Tickets at Ticketmaster.com.
"OUTLANDISH OFFERS LAUGHS, MORE IN FOURTH SEASON"
Logo TV founder Matt Farber is bringing his Outlandish performance series back to South Florida for the fourth season this winter at the Sunshine Cathedral in Fort Lauderdale. The LGBT-friendly series includes iconic comedians, cabaret superstars, drag legends and sexy cirque:
Jan. 25, 7 p.m.
Margaret Cho has long been one of the most outspoken and unpredictable stand-up comics, and that hasn’t changed in 2020. Given today’s social climate, Cho’s voice remains just as compelling, thanks to—or in spite of—her unapologetic delivery.
Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, Feb. 6 – 8 and Feb. 13 - 14, 8 p.m.
"AirOtic" is a high-energy, cirque-style troupe that showcases chiseled physiques, boundless strength and burlesque moves. They fly through the air in the Sunshine Cathedral, thanks to a custom scaffolding that transforms the sanctuary into circus tent.
JACKIE HOFFMAN - “THEMELESS"
Feb. 29, 8 p.m.
Best known for making an award-worthy scene after losing the Emmy for “Feud: Bette and Joan," Jackie Hoffman continues her public downward spiral into oblivion with her unique combination of original music and monologues in this new show.
MISS RICHFIELD 1981 - “BELOW THE BELT"
March 7, 8 p.m.
Miss Richfield is coming out swinging and she’s ready for a fight in her all-new show, “Below the Belt.” Never shying away from a challenge, Miss R. will honor the fighting spirit that makes us great with all-new music, videos, andlots of audience interaction.
“THE FIRST WIVES FIGHT CLUB"
March 21, 7 p.m.
Experience a live, musical parody mash-up of the now-cult-classic films, "First Wives Club" and "Fight Club," starring the gorgeous talents of Nina West and Brooke Lynn Hytes (“RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 11),along with Varla Jean Merman and Peaches Christ.
ALAN CUMMING & ARI SHAPIRO - “OCH & OY! A CONSIDERED CABARET"
April 3 - 4, 2019, 8 p.m.
Alan Cumming (“Cabaret," "The Good Wife") and Ari Shapiro (NPR’s "All Things Considered," "Pink Martini") regularly transport audiences to other worlds through their stories. Now, they’re joining forces in SONG in this inventive cabaret show.
Tickets at OutlandishFL.com.
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