The electrifying Broadway hit, “Billy Elliott,” is currently on stage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Road in Jupiter. Set during the miners’ strike of 1984 in the United Kingdom, Billy’s only escape may be the prestigious Royal Ballet School, a place no working-class boy has ever gone. The musical of the decade, this winner of 10 Tony Awards features unforgettable music by Elton John will have you dancing to your cars. Tickets and more information at JupiterTheatre.org.
Don’t miss “Ballroom with a Twist-mas,” the holiday spectacular featuring finalists from “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” along with your favorite pros from “Dancing with the Stars.” This dancing extravaganza is performed to memorable holiday favorites performed by a live band. The show opens this weekend with Jonathan Roberts and Lacey Schwimmer at The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum, 7901 N. Federal Highway in Boca Raton. Tickets at TheWick.org.
The 44th annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade is a Broward County tradition as hundreds of festively decorated yachts parade out the Middle River and up the Intracoastal Waterway. TV star Nick Cannon (“America’s Got Talent”) is the grand marshal of “The Greatest Show on H2O.” Don’t have any friends with prime water viewing? You can catch a rebroadcast of the parade on WSVN-TV. Check local listings for channels and show times. More information at WinterfestParade.com.
Outré Theatre presents the return of “Thrill Me” by Stephen Dolginoff this weekend in the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center. Conor Walton and Mike Westrich return to the stage to reprise their roles as Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, the infamous thrill killers of the early twentieth century. The disturbing tale reveals some dark and disturbing gay undertones to their relationship. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30 at BrowardCenter.org.
Filmmaker John Waters (“Pink Flamingos,” “Hairspray,” “A Dirty Shame”) gives audiences an unforgettable night of holiday mischief with his critically acclaimed one-man show, “A John Waters Christmas: Holier and Dirtier” tonight at 8 p.m. in The Knight Concert Hall at the Arsht Center in Miami. He promises to put the “X” into X-mas and pokes fun at the holiday season in this adult show for the open minded and left-of-center audience. Tickets start at $45 at ArshtCenter.org.
Ring in your holidays with “Sounds of the Season,” the annual holiday concert by the Symphony of the Americas, tonight at 8:15 p.m. in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale. The entertaining program, conducted by Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, will include beloved classics, popular holiday tunes, brilliant soloists and audience sing-a-longs. The program will also be presented at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13. Tickets start at $20 at BrowardCenter.org.