Broward Center

  • 'Barefoot Contessa' Comes to Fort Lauderdale

    The old adage goes “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.”

  • '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.

  • 'Waitress' Serves a Slice of Life at Broward Center

    One of the hottest tickets on Broadway is the stage adaptation of the 2007 film “Waitress.” The inaugural touring production arrives at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale on April 11, so leading man Bryan Fenkart, a veteran of the Tony-winning production of “Memphis: A New Musical,” shared some insights about the show.

  • ‘Sex Tips’ Is a Naughty Romp at the Broward Center

    Hey gay guys: If you really want to do your BFF a favor, get her a little drunk before taking her to “Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man,” currently playing in the Broward Center’s Abdo New River Room.

  • ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown‘ in Town

    Tony Award-winning “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” is in town, presented by Slow Burn Theatre Co. and Broward Center.

  • A&E: ‘Golden Girls’ Puppet Parody Comes to Broward Center

    Since the Golden Girls” premiered nearly four decades ago, the four grandmothers sharing a house in Miami have earned a place in American pop culture. Reruns are a staple of TV Land and other cable networks and the show has inspired board games, breakfast cereal, childrens” toys and more than a few stage adaptations.

  • 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: Ross Mathews is Dropping Names at Broward Center

    “Pretend its happy hour and you and I are sitting at the bar. I look amazing and, I agree with you, much thinner in person. You look good, too. Maybe its the candlelight, maybe its the booze, either way, lets just go with it. Keep this all between you and me, and do me a favor? Dont judge me if I name drop just a little.

  • A&E: Saxophonist Performs Big, Brassy Hits at Broward Center

    Local music fans are accustomed to regular visits during the Christmas season by smooth jazz saxophonist Dave Koz. The Grammy-nominated musician is making an early appearance at the Broward Center and he wont be playing his beloved holiday tunes. (He is Jewish but loves Christmas music.)

  • A&E: Slow Burn Announces Big 2020-21 Season at Broward Center

    Slow Burn Theatre Co., the multiple Carbonell Award-winning regional company in residence at the Fort Lauderdales Broward Center, announced its 2020-21 season, full of Broadway hits and regional premieres, this week.

  • A&E: Slow Burn’s 'Christmas Story' a Sweet Holiday Treat

    Flip through the channels on Christmas Day and it’s almost impossible to miss A Christmas Story.” Since 1997, TBS has aired the nostalgic 1983 film for 24-hours straight beginning on Christmas Eve. I’ve never watched the movie from start to finish, but I’m certain that I’ve seen every scene at least a dozen times over those 21 years.

  • A&E: Teen Angst Inspires Latest Broadway Hit at Broward Center

    Teen angst has long served as the inspiration for great musical theater. “The Fantasticks” (1960), “Bye Bye Birdie” (1960), “” the 2006 Tony-winning musical based on an 1891 German play, and “Fun Home,” the 2013 winner inspired by cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel.

  • A&E: Touring Review Brings Christmas Magic to Broward Center

    Are you in danger of having a blue” Christmas? Has the Grinch stolen your holiday cheer? Did your Grandma get run over by a reindeer? If you answered yes to any of these questions, theres a festive review coming to the Broward Center that is guaranteed to solve all of your holiday woes.

  • A&E: Trixie Mattel is Turning 30 and it’s a Crisis

    If 50 is the new 40 and 40 is the new 30, where does that put Trixie Mattel, who is struggling with turning the big 3-0?

  • A&E: Welcome to the Haus of Todrick

    Where does multi-talented choreographer/singer/actor and part-time ”RuPaul’s Drag Race” judge Todrick Hall find all his energy?

  • Business Spotlight: Fernando Masterson - Broward Center for Performing Arts

    Fernando Masterson says he’s always been a lover of the arts. His career in the industry has taken a marketing slant — beginning at the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville and continuing on the airwaves at CBS Radio and Kiss Country.

  • Florida Grand Opera Celebrates Verdi Anniversary with Glorious “Nabucco”

    All season long, opera companies around the world have celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi. Florida Grand Opera pays tribute to the Italian composer with its own grand production of Verdi’s first major success, “Nabucco.”

  • Hundreds of Musicians Headed to South Florida for Band Convention

    It’s a good thing the Broward Center’s Au Rene Theatre was available next weekend. More than 275 lesbian, gay and allied musicians from across the country will be converging on South Florida, Nov. 5 – 9, for the Lesbian and Gay Band Association (LGBA) conference, which includes a massed band concert.

  • It Gets Better Comes to South Florida

    The Broward Theater for Performing Arts and the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will present the It Gets Better Project. The show uses music to enlighten and educate people about the struggles of LGBT youth. 

  • Liza Returns! Legend Kicks Off Tour at Broward Center

    If Liza Minnelli had her way as a girl, she would have been a figure skater.