theatre

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of January 21 - 27, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of January 27 -February 2, 2016

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of January 28 - February 3, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of January 6-12, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of July 16 - 22, 2014

    Thursday, 7/17

    Books

    Miami Beach writer David Leddick introduces his new book, “I’m Not for Everyone. Neither Are You,” tonight at the Stonewall National Museum and Archives Wilton Manors Gallery, 2157 Wilton Dr. An effervescent octogenarian author, playright and performer, Leddick asserts himself a role as everyone’s favorite gay life coach in this smart, savvy and hilarious new book. Discover your signal inner style and apply it to your personal and professional relationships with Leddick’s unapologetic approach. Reading and book signing begins at 7 p.m. For more information, go to StonewallNationalMuseum.org.

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of July 2 - 8, 2014

    Thursday, 7/3

    Nightlife

    Miami Beach promoter Edison Farrow, founder of the ever popular SoBe Social Club, launches a new Thursday night party tonight, Eye Candy Thursdays. Enjoy craft beers at music by DJ A.J. Reddy at ArtCADE, 235 12th St. in Miami Beach, part art gallery, part bar and most importantly, part arcade. We’ll be playing the vintage video games all night long. Remember Pac Man, Donkey Kong, Centipede, Frogger, Qbert and Galaga? You’ll find them all at Eye Candy Thursdays. Best part is there’s never a cover. For information, go to SoBeSocialClub.com.

    Friday, 7/4

    Holiday

    It’s Independence Day, so enjoy a traditional fireworks show. In Miami-Dade County, enjoy a concert by the Greater Miami Symphonic Band on the grounds of the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables or “Fire on the Fourth” at Lummus Park in Miami Beach. In Palm Beach County, Lake Worth celebrates the Great American Raft Race before fireworks over the Intracoastal Waterway while Zambelli Fireworks will light up the skies over Boca Raton at Sunset Cove Amphitheater. In Broward County, enjoy the fireworks shows on Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood Beaches and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea.

    Saturday, 7/5

    Sports

    Our crystal ball is a bit foggy, but hey, who could have ever predicted the United States would make it out of the Group of Death in the first place? So, assuming out boys in red, white and blue knocked out Belgium on Tuesday, they’ll be playing either Argentina or Switzerland this afternoon. In any case, butch it up a bit and take in the game at one of the local bars: Sidelines Sports Bar, 2031 Wilton Dr.; The Alibi in the Shoppes of Wilton Manors; or Village Pub, 2283 Wilton Dr.

    Sunday, 7/6

    Attraction

    Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Outside of a few scary gay bars, you’ll find furry beasts at Zoo Miami and, July 2 – 6, the zoo is offering $5 adult admission, a sweet summer deal. In addition to the exotic animal exhibits, guests will be treated to giveaways, refreshments and special activities. Don’t be a monkey and miss out on this special opportunity to see the animals. Zoo Miami is conveniently located near Exit 16 on the Florida Turnpike at 12400 SW 152nd St. For tickets and more information, go to ZooMiami.org.

    Monday, 7/7

    Theatre

    Mondays are no longer dark in professional theaters across South Florida. Every Monday through Aug. 25,the South Florida Theatre League presents Summer Theatre Fest, free readings of new plays by local playwrights at member companies. Tonight, experience “Endless Song” by Andie Arthur at Lost Girls Theatre at the Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. in Miami, at 8 p.m. Arthur’s play is a comedic drama about chosen family, mental illness and Christmas Eve services that are all too “Jesus-y.” Fun! For more information and a complete list of Theatre Fest play readings, go to SouthFloridaTheatre.com.

    Tuesday, 7/8

    Art

    Halloween is still a few months away, but for fans of the macabre, Miami’s Frost Museum of Art, 10975 SW 17th St. on the campus of Florida International University, offers a chilling exhibition, “The School of Night,” from Cuban-American artist Arturo Rodriguez. The exhibit includes drawings and poetry from Rodriguez’s late night wanderings, including ghastly masks and shadows of the artist and his wife traveling through his vaguely discernable dreams. The exhibit is free and open to the public through Sunday. For more information, go to TheFrost.FIU.edu.

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of July 9 - 15, 2014

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of June 11 - 17, 2014

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of June 18 - 24, 2014

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of June 4 - 10, 2014

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of March 5 - 11, 2014

    Thursday, 3/6

    Theater

    “Sister Act,” the zany Broadway musical based on the hit Whoopi Goldberg film, comes to West Palm Beach’s Kravis Center through Sunday, March 9. Enjoy the adventures of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look – a crumbling convent! It’s a rollicking good time with plenty of spirited music as Delores saves the day for the nuns. Tickets start at $25 at Kravis.org.

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of May 14 - May 20, 2014

    “Video Games Live” is an immersive concert event featuring music from the most popular video games of all time. The program will be presented this weekend in both Miami and West Palm Beach.
  • SFGN Nites for the Week of May 21 - May 27, 2014

    Thursday, 5/22

    Theater

    Island City Stage closes out its season with the poignant and searing drama, “The Pride” by Alexei Kaye Campbell. Betrayal, guilt, identity and passion are at the core of the drama in “The Pride” as itunfolds separate, but parallel, love triangles between Oliver, Philip and Sylvia which alternate between 1958 and 2008. The cast includes Carbonell Award winners Michael McKeever and Bruce Linser. Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. at Empire Stage, 1140 N. Flagler Dr. in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $30 at IslandCityStage.org.

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of May 7 - May 13, 2014

    The Blue Man Group brings its distinctive form of entertainment to Miami’s Arsht Center, May 13 – 18. Credit: Paul Kolnik
  • SFGN Nites for the Week of November 11 - 17, 2015

  • SFGN Nites for the Week of September 30 - October 6, 2015

  • Singers Take It All Off at Empire Stage

    “It does take a special kind of performer to do the show,” explained Tim Evanicki, producer and director of “Naked Boys Singing!,” a musical revue opening this weekend at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. “They have to be comfortable, 100 percent.”

  • Slow Burn Offers “Unsinkable” Production

    In his curtain speech on opening night, Slow Burn Theatre artistic director Patrick Fitzwater threw out a spoiler to the packed house in the Broward Center’s Amaturo Theater.

  • Slow Burn’s ‘Xanadu’ is a Campy Greek Classic

    Strap on your skates because Slow Burn Theatre Co.’s production of the Broadway hit “Xanadu” is rolling into the Broward Center’s Abdo New River Room this weekend.

  • The Phantom Returns — This Time on Coney Island

    Just ask Hollywood, sequels are big business. There have been seven “Fast and Furious” and “Star Wars” films, five “Transformers” and “Alien” movies, countless “Spiderman,” “Iron Man” and “Avengers” sequels, just to name a few.