Jef DunhamStand-up comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham has been called “America’s favorite comedian” by Slate.com. He has appeared on numerous television shows, including Star Search, Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, The Tonight Show and Sonny With a Chance. According to the concert industry publication Pollstar, he is the top-grossing standup act in North America and has sold over four million DVDs of his live performances. May 19 at the Bank Atlantic Center. Tickets start at $45.25. www.bankatlanticcenter.com.
An Evening With David Burnham
Broadway veteran David Burnham (Broadway: Light in the Piazza, Wicked) brings his new show of “Mostly Broadway” to the Miniaci Performing Arts Center for one night only. “Mostly Broadway” will take you on a musical journey showcasing songs from classic and modern Broadway. Including “As Long As You’re Mine” from “Wicked”, “Love To Me” from “The Light In The Piazza”, “Feeling Good” from “Roar of the Greasepaint...”, and “I Have Dreamed” from “The King And I”. VIP tickets include preferred seating, post event cocktail reception, and “Meet and greet” with the artist at the reception. May 22 at the Miniaci Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets start at $40. www.browardcenter.org.
Grammy Award-winning guitar virtuoso Jonny Lang returns to the Parker Playhouse as part of his “Live by Request” tour, which allows local fans to log on to Jonny’s web site and request songs for him to perform at the concert. Lang will be playing songs from his eagerly anticipated album Live at the Ryman, which will be released April 20th and pays tribute to the blues as not only an art form unto itself, but as the wellspring for every meaningful and enduring form of music to follow. Lang’s music is a cool blend of blues, rock, zydeco-tinged gospel and jazz. May 23 at the Parker Playhouse. Tickets start at $35. www.browardcenter.org.