So Lion King is at the Broward Center, and it’s HUGE. If you haven’t seen it yet, see it. Make a day of it: catch a matinee, have dinner at their new bistro, then attend Fully Committed starring John Manzelli (Naked Stage, City Theatre) in the New River Room.
Jan McArt’s New Play Reading Series will be staging Michael McKeever’s new play, Daniel’s Husband, this Monday at Lynn University. Andy Rogow directs a cast that includes Alex Alvarez, Antonio Amadeo, Kristian Bikic, Barbara Bradshaw, and Larry Buzzeo.
Here's what's playing on South Florida stages this weekend:
Disney’s The Lion King brings an incredible spectacle to The Broward Center for the Performing Arts through February 1, 2015.
On a smaller scale, Fully Committed plays the intimate Abdo New River Room at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts .
La Cage Aux Folles plays at The Wick Theatre through February 15, 2015.
Mad Cat Theatre Company presents its take on Neil Simon’s The Star Spangled Girl at the Miami Theater Center through January 25, 2015. This ain’t your grandfather’s Neil Simon.
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The Playgroup LLC opens its production of Little Piggies at Empire Stage, through January 18.
Something called Center Stage Boca is producing Avenue Q through January 18. Digging through their website, it looks to be an conservatory program assembled by local theatre teachers, including Beverly Blanchette. So we can expect solid work.
And as long as you’re there, double up and see The Last Night of Ballyhoo at The Red Barn Theatre, through January 17.
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Five Women Wearing the Same Dress plays at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center through Sunday.
Curtain Call Playhouse presents Phantom/Les Mis in Concert this Saturday at the Sunrise Civic Center, and The Matchmaker at the Herb Skolnik Center on Saturday and Sunday.
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The Fringe Theater of Key West presents Arthur Miller’s The Price at the Garret and the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum through January 11. (And that’s a terrible name for a venue.
The Palm Beach Dramaworks production of Israel Horovitz’ My Old Lady has been extended through January 11, 2015.
If you happen to venture down to Key West – and why shouldn’t you? – be sure to stop in to see Noises Off at The Waterfront Playhouse, through January 10, 2015.