A&E

  • 'Priscilla' is a Campy Romp in the Outback

    If you’re looking for a way to celebrate the last few days of pride month and you’re not headed to New York City for Stonewall, you can find plenty of campy, gay fun at the Broward Center, where Slow Burn Theatre Co.’s production of “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” runs through Sunday.

  • ‘Musical Comedy Whore’ is a Show with Intriguing Back Story

    There’s a lot to unpack in the three-word title of “Musical Comedy Whore,” the one-man show playing through June 23 at Wilton Theater Factory:

  • ‘Pose’ Star to be Honored at Celebrate Orgullo Gala

    “Pose” star Angelica Ross will be honored in Miami on Oct. 12 as part of Unity Coalition/Coalición Unida’s 9thannual Celebrate Orgullo festival. The transgender actress will be awarded the Trailblazer award at the Art of Fashion gala at the Frost Museum of Art FIU, 10975 S.W. 17th St. in Miami.

  • ‘Veronica’s Position’ is a Funny Reminder of a Bygone Era in Politics

    Irrational tweetstorms and blatant attacks on our institutions may be the norm in our nation’s capital today, but turn the clock back three decades and the controversies of the day seem almost quaint in comparison: 

  • A&E Music: Summer Concerts Serve up Cool Classics

    The mercury continues to rise this summer in South Florida, but the regions concert halls offer an air conditioned refuge, especially for classical music lovers. Several local musical organizations are presenting free or inexpensive classical music concerts this month in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade Counties:

  • A&E Music: VH1 Star Talks About Music, Career

    Amara La Negra is an unapologetic millennial multi-tasker. The recording artist squeezed in a few minutes while driving to an appointment to talk about her upcoming performance at Caribbean PrideFest this weekend. 

  • A&E Opera: ‘Porgy and Bess’

    The artistic and administrative team at the South Florida Symphony are definitely not afraid to tackle a challenge. Case in point: Last season, the symphony collaborated with the famed Martha Graham Dance Co. on a critically-acclaimed world premiere ballet by South Florida composer Tom Hormel, “The Legend of Bird Mountain.”

  • A&E theater: Island City Gets Mixed Results with ‘Midler and Manilow’

     If you love the music of Bette Midler and Barry Manilow, read no further and reserve your tickets today for “Bette & Barry: From Bathhouse to Broadway,” playing at Island City Stage.

  • A&E Theater: World Premiere at Empire Stage Focuses on the Family

    No topic or hallowed tradition is sacred when playwright Michael Aman sits down at his computer. He tackled HIV in his provocative drama “Poz” and provided lighter commentary on gay culture with “Muscle Bears the Musical.”

  • A&E: ‘Next Bette Midler’ Doesn’t Feel the Pressure

    Cabaret artist Tori Scott has been called the Bette Midler of the new millennium,” but shes not letting it go to her head.

  • A&E: ‘Starmaker’ World Premiere at Island City Stage

    Idiom, adage, meme, we’ve all heard it before: “Behind every great man is a great woman.” In 1950s Hollywood, behind nearly every great star, there was Henry Willson. The flamboyant, but closeted agent discovered dozens of silver screen heartthrobs and then guided their careers into movie history.

  • A&E: ‘The Cake’ is Fully-Baked Comedy Ripped from Headlines

    How does that old adage go? “Life imitates art,” or is it “Art imitates life.” In the case of Bekah Brunstetter’s Off Broadway hit comedy “The Cake,” opening Dec. 5 at the Arsht Center in Miami, it’s definitely the latter, as she literally ripped the premise from the headlines.

  • A&E: Actress Finds Inspiration in Food—or Lack Thereof

    Inspiration sometimes strikes when least expected. For actress Renée Taylor, it was during her stint performing Nora Ephron’s play, “Love, Loss, and What I Wore,” a series of monologues in which women relate critical life events to the clothes they were wearing at the time.

  • A&E: ArtServe Kicks Off 30th Anniversary with Diverse Programs, Performances

    ArtServe’s new executive director Craig W. Johnson has big plans for the arts incubator celebrating its 30thanniversary. Johnson, who made the move to Fort Lauderdale from Orlando just five month ago, has a long record cultivating new arts organizations. 

  • A&E: Before Seeing ‘Hamilton,’ Check Out These 5 Tips

    “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s rap/hip-hop spin on the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton, is still the hottest ticket on Broadway. After a sold out run at the Broward Center last season, the touring production is returning to South Florida for extended runs at both the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach and the Arsht Center in Miami. 

  • A&E: Broadway

    (Mirror) Last season, Broward audiences got to see the Broadway phenomenon "Hamilton.” A year later, the touring production is finally coming to the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach and Arsht Center in Miami. Admittedly, its the still the hottest ticket of the season, but all three regional performing arts centers are offering lineups of Broadways best and most of the shows are playing at more than one theater! 

  • A&E: Broward Center Sends Audiences Back to Altar with Diego & Drew

    The way Matt May and Jennifer Sierra-Grobbelaar finish each others sentences, youd think they were an old married couple.

  • A&E: Classical & Jazz

    (Mirror) 2020 is a landmark year as symphonies and choruses around the globe celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven's birth.

  • A&E: Comedy & Concerts 

    (Mirror) All eyes will be on South Florida this February when the Super Bowl comes to town.

  • A&E: Dance

    (Mirror) South Florida audiences love dance and are fortunate to have the world famous Miami City Ballet resident and performing classical and contemporary masterworks in all three counties.