SFGN Nites for the Week of October 22-28, 2014

Paige Faure and Andy Jones star in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” the Tony Award-winning musical coming to Miami’s Arsht Center on Tuesday for a limited run. Credit: Carol Rosegg

Thursday, 10/23

Film

The Stonewall National Museum and Archives hosts a screening of “Mala Mala,” tonight at 7 p.m. at the Classic Gateway Theatre, 1820 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale. This documentary explores the trans experience in Puerto Rico and the power of transformation, a fissure between self-discovery and activism, featuring a diverse collection of subjects, including boisterous performers at The Doll House. Afterwards, join in a discussion with filmmakers Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini. Tickets are $15 and may be reserved by calling 954-763-8565. For more information, go to Stonewall-Museum.org.

Friday, 10/24

Theater

High kicks and hot rhythms will grace the stage of the Wick Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Highway in Boca Raton, when the energetic dance musical, “Swing!” kicks-off the theater’s second season this week. A joyful celebration in both music and dance, “Swing!” is full of incredible hits from the greatest era like, “It Don’t Mean a Thing,” “Jumpin’ at the Woodside,” “Hit Me With a Hot Note,” “Harlem Nocturne” and “Stompin’ at the Savoy.” Kelly Shook directs the cast of 14. Tickets are $58 – $62. For tickets and show times, go to TheWick.org.

Saturday, 10/25

Theater

Halloween is just around the corner, and who better to celebrate with than the denizens of Dr. Frank N. Furter’s home-sweet-castle in Richard O’Brien’s beloved cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Show.” Entr’Acte Theatrix invites you to dress up and come do the “Time Warp” just one more time at the Crest Theatre at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts, 51 N. Swinton Ave. through Nov. 1. Most performances are at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $25 for adults. For tickets and information, call the box office at 561-243-7922.

Sunday, 10/26

Drag

How’s this for an intimate Sunday Funday? The amazing Miss Coco Peru is coming to the Palm Beach Improv, 550 S. Rosemary Ave. at City Place in West Palm Beach today, Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m., for one show only. Coco performs some of her favorite monologues and songs spanning her long career, as well as some new stuff too. Come see why Lily Tomlin called Coco “one of the last great storytellers” in heels. Tickets are $38 or $64 including a 2 p.m. pre-show VIP reception at MissCocoInWPB.Eventbrite.com.

Monday, 10/27

Art

ArtServe is going BIG! Stunning large-scale pieces in a range of media fill the gallery this fall, in the juried exhibition: “BIG: Big Beautiful Art.” Area artists present colossal new works from their collections as judged by a panel of experts. Be it a giant painting, a massive sculpture, a towering textile, photo or glass work, the epic art found at BIG will make an over-sized impression. ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, is Broward County’s public art gallery and cultural center. For more information about the exhibit and public programs, go to ArtServe.org.

Tuesday, 10/28

Theater

The latest Broadway Across America production to arrive in South Florida is the Tony Award-winning “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” opening tonight at Miami’s Arsht Center. This lush production features an incredible orchestra, beautiful costumes, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments audiences love – the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more – plus some surprising new twists. Rediscover some of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s most beloved songs in this heartwarming Broadway experience through Sunday, Nov. 2. Tickets start at $26. For tickets and information, go to ArshtCenter.org.


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