SFGN Nites for April 13, 2016

Thursday, 4/14

Concert

Mamma mia! ABBA The Concert, tonight at 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center, will send South Florida audiences back to Stockholm in the 1970s, disco ball and all! This amazing international tribute band, called “the closest to ABBA you’ll ever get,” will sing all the Swedish band’s biggest hits, including “Dancing Queen,” “Waterloo,” “The Name of the Game,” “Mamma Mia” and “Fernando.” Tickets start at $15 at Kravis.org.

 

Friday, 4/15

Dance

“Toeing” the line between high art and high camp, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo is an internationally acclaimed all-male ballet troupe beloved for their parodies of classics like “Swan Lake.” Delicately stuffed into tutus and man-sized toe shoes, the gender-bending dancers amaze with their grace and technical prowess. Tonight at 8 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St. Tickets at ParkerPlayhouse.com.

 

Caption: The famed all-male ballet troupe Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo return to the Parker Playhouse on Friday for an evening of gender-bending dance. Submitted photo.

 

Saturday, 4/16

Theater

Nostalgia is in the air at The Wick Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Highway in Boca Raton. This weekend, the theater known for old fashioned musicals debuts a new production of “I Love a Piano,” featuring the music of great American composer Irving Berlin. Sing along and tap your toes to his timeless classics “Blue Skies,” “Puttin’ on the Ritz” and “There’s No Business Like Show Business.” Tickets start at $70 at TheWick.org.

 

Sunday 4/17

Film

“First Monday in May,” a look at the creation of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most attended fashion exhibition in history, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” opens this weekend at O Cinema Wynwood, 90 NW 29th St. in Miami. The documentary features Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaultier, John Galiano and more. Check local listings for show times. Tickets at O-Cinema.org.

 

Monday, 4/18

Theater

Ginger Reiter, creator of “The Jackie Mason Musical,” offers a reading of her latest work, “Mel Schwartz Sleeps with Mae West,” a transgender comedy, tonight at 8 p.m. at Empire Stage, 1140 N. Flagler Drive in Fort Lauderdale. Set in Miami Beach ca. 1981, homophobe Mel Schwartz discovers his mistress is not what he thinks “she” is and havoc results. Free admission, but reservations encouraged by calling 845-598-2850.

 

Tuesday, 4/19

Cabaret

Are you a true “Gleek” or just a big Broadway fan? In any case, head down to the Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, to see and hear Darren Criss, who had his big breakout role as Blaine on Fox’s hit “Glee.” The Broadway star will be joined by Sirius XM star Seth Rudetsky for an evening of show tunes and dishy insider show biz talk. Tickets are $46.50 to $126.50 at ParkerPlayhouse.com.