Looking for something fun to do in South Florida?
The touring production of “Finding Neverland” has landed at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach through Jan. 7. This Broadway hit tells the inspiring story of J.M. Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan. Thanks to amazing special effects, colorful costumes and sets, along with touching musical numbers, the magic of Barrie’s personal journey springs to life on stage in a memorable theatrical setting. Tickets start at $28 at Kravis.org.
Riverdance, the international Irish dance sensation, returns to the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale this weekend on its 20th anniversary world tour. Drawing on the revered traditions of Irish dance, the company propels the art form into the present day with inventive choreography and music. Performances tonight at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Au Rene Theater. Tickets start at $30 at BrowardCenter.org.
Jeremy Jordan, the multitalented star of stage and screen (Broadway’s “Newsies,” The CW’s “Supergirl”), opens the Broadway Concert Series tonight at 8 p.m. at the Parker Playhouse, 707 N.E. 8th ST. in Fort Lauderdale. The handsome young actor will perform many of his favorite songs and share juicy show biz stories with pianist and Sirius XM host Seth Rudetsky. One performance only. Tickets start at $23 at ParkerPlayhouse.org.
This is your last chance to see Young Jean Lee’s critically-acclaimed statement on privilege, “Straight White Men.” Featuring local favorites Jim Gibbons, Tom Anello, Noah Levine and Clay Cartland, this comedy will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about—you got it—straight white men! As the nation confronts widespread misogyny and racial tensions, Lee offers an enlightening perspective. Tickets at VanguardArts.org.
In the world of classical concert organists, Cameron Carpenter is a rock star. The flamboyant artist will perform an eclectic program including works by Bach, Messiaen, Bernstein and an original organ symphony of his own improvisations tonight at 8 p.m. at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. Arrive early for a conversation with Carpenter about the organ and his art at 6:45 p.m. Tickets start at $25 at Kravis.org.
“Welcome to the ‘60s!” The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, 1001 E. Indiantown Rd. in Jupiter, presents the hilarious Tony Award-winning musical “Hairspray” tonight through Jan. 28. Slick back your hair or spray up that big bouffant, because this tuneful commentary on segregation in Baltimore will have you tapping your toes and maybe dancing in the aisles. Based on the classic John Waters film. Tickets start at $58 at JupiterTheatre.org.