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Thursday, Jan. 16
Island City Stage continues its eighth anniversary season with “Altar Boyz,” the Off Broadway musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy band that sets out to save the world—one screaming fan at a time. You’ll even be screaming for Jesus by intermission. Catch this fun show (with a gay twist) through Feb. 16 at Wilton Theater Factory, 2304 N. Wilton Dr. in Wilton Manors. Tickets are $48 at IslandCityStage.org.
Friday, Jan. 17
Catch the two-time Emmy Award-winning comic Judy Gold tonight at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center, 3385 N.E. 188th St. in Aventura. Best known for her two long-running Off Broadway hit shows: “The Judy Show – My Life as a Sitcom” and “25 Questions for a Jewish Mother,” she is also known for her stand-up specials on HBO, Comedy Central and LOGO. Tickets start at $35.50 at AventuraCenter.org.
Saturday, Jan. 18
Trevor Noah’s “Loud & Clear Tour” is coming to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, tonight at 8 p.m. The Emmy-winning “The Daily Show” host and celebrated comedian is known around the world for his insightful and authentic take on current events and he has written and starred in eight hit comedy specials. Tickets start at $45 at SeminoleHardRockHollywood.com.
Russian Masterpieces in Miami
Saturday, Jan. 18
The Cleveland Orchestra returns to the Arsht Center this weekend as part of its annual winter residency. This weekend in the Knight Concert Hall, musical director Franz Welser-Möst conducts selections from Sergei Prokofiev’s sumptuous ballet about young love, “Romeo and Juliet,” and the composer’s Symphony No. 2, a work of “iron and steel,” written in Paris during “nine months of frenzied hell” in 1924-25. Tickets start at $43 at ArshtCenter.org.
Credit: Cleveland Orchestra.
Sunday, Jan. 19
Broadway star Sean McDermott and “America’s Got Talent” sensation Daniella Mass star in a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Evita,” opening this weekend and running through Feb. 23 at the Wick Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Hwy. in Boca Raton. Evita may not want Argentina to cry for her, but the Miami native will have audiences tearing up in this moving show. Tickets start at $75 at TheWick.org.
Monday, Jan. 20
The Kravis Center in West Palm Beach observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a special screening of “Boyz n the Hood,” John Singleton’s 1991 directorial debut, featuring Ice Cube, Morris Chestnut, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Laurence Fishburne, Nia Long and Angela Bassett. It’s a teen coming-of-age drama set in the gang-ridden African American neighborhoods of south central Los Angeles. Tickets are $12 at Kravis.org.
Tuesday, Jan. 21
Florida Grand Opera presents Giacomo Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly,” Jan 18 – 26 at the Arsht Center in Miami and Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale. A love affair goes horribly wrong in this romantic opera set in 1890’s Japan. Cio-Cio-San (Sandra Lopez) must make a fateful decision after her husband, an American naval officer, abandons her. For tickets and more info, go to FGO.org.
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