April Calendar Listings


Old School Square


Through September 9

Cornell Art Museum

Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m.

Admission: $8 (general); $5 (seniors 65+ and students with ID); free for children under 12, Old School Square members and veterans; free for Florida residents on Sunday.

This group exhibition of contemporary artwork incorporates themes inspired by the goddess of springtime, fertility, and flowers.  Experience an immersive, hanging thread garden; an enchanted garden installation, complete with sculpture and video; an atrium installation of a whimsical, larger than life dandelion, complete with the floating dandelion seeds; and so much more!

April 4The Weight Band

Crest Theatre

Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $92/$77/$57

MusicWorks presents an unforgettable night with The Weight Band, featuring members of THE BAND, the LEVON HELM BAND & the RICK DANKO GROUP performing songs of THE BAND!

April 5– Semi-Toned presents Sing Theory

Crest Theatre

Thursday, 8 p.m.; tickets $65/$55

Semi-Toned, The University of Exeter’s award-winning, all-male singing sensation, has been at the forefront of British a cappella for several years! In their touring show, “Sing Theory,” the 12-member ensemble takes the audience on a thrilling journey from the 70’s through present day, all via the medium of music – and completely unaccompanied!

April 9-10 Max von Essen

Crest Theatre

Monday and Tuesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $72/$57

Currently starring in the acclaimed Broadway production of Anastasia, as Gleb, Max von Essen brings his romantic new show celebrating the best of Broadway. With his music director, the incomparable Billy Stritch, expect songs from his career, as well the golden age of Broadway and the American songbook.

April 12,Roland Mesnier, Former White House Pastry Chef

Crest Theatre

Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series – Thursday, 2 p.m.; tickets $67/$47/$32 – reserved seating

As executive pastry chef at the White House for 25 years, Roland Mesnier was responsible for creating thousands of elegant, delicious and dazzling desserts for presidents and their families, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. He insisted all desserts made in the White House would come only from the White House, causing him to work endless hours.

April 19– Mireya Mayor: Pink Boots and a Machete

Crest Theatre

National Geographic Live Series – Thursday, 7 p.m.; tickets $25 (adult); $15 (student) – general admission seating

The Crest Theatre at Old School Square and National Geographic Live presents anthropologist and Nat Geo WILD host, Mireya Mayor. As a respected primatologist, explorer and two-time Emmy Award-nominated field correspondent for the National Geographic Channel, Mayor’s adventures have taken her to some of the wildest and most remote places on earth. She co-discovered the world’s smallest primate, a new species of mouse lemur in Madagascar!

April 20– First Annual Home Grown

Old School Square Pavilion

Friday, 6 p.m.; tickets $40 (VIP) and $10 (general admission)

House of Parnes and Old School Square present the first annual Home Grown — a 420 outdoor concert event headlined by The Heavy Pets with Spred the Dub and opener Fireside Prophets.  Bring chairs!

April 21– Catch A Rising Star Comedy: Adam Ferrara

Crest Theatre

Saturday, 8 p.m.; tickets $67/$47; premium club seating, $400 (available through Box Office only)

The Catch A Rising Star comedy series wraps up with a New York comedy night. Hailed by Entertainment Weekly as “Hilarious,” Adam Ferrara has had three comedy Central specials and is known for his TV roles on Rescue Me, King of Queens, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Nurse Jackie and others.

April 27, 2018 Mojo & The Bayou Gypsies

Old School Square Pavilion

Friday, 7:30 p.m.; tickets $45 (VIP) and $15 (general admission)

Known as “MISTER Zydeco,” Mojo and his red-hot band have been entertaining audiences across the country since 1985.  Bring chairs!

April 28– Tallahassee Nights Live

Old School Square Pavilion

Saturday, 8 p.m.; tickets $45 (VIP) and $15 (general admission)

Come hear the best sounds of Jazz, R & B, Soul, Pop, Latin, Country, Rock and HipHop… with some dance, spoken word and comedy too. This touring show is electric! Bring chairs, but you’ll be on your feet!

Delray Beach Playhouse

“Dear Liar” starring Ernie Simon and Dolly Workman on April 22 at 2 p.m.

Don’t miss this comedy of letters based on the correspondence of George Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell by Jerome Kilty. Tickets cost $20 and benefit the Delray Beach Playhouse Children’s Theatre.

Women’s National Book Association

April 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Oline H. Cogdill, will speak about the ethics of reviewing books at the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) at the Delray Beach Public Library, 100 W Atlantic Ave.

Members, Free. Nonmembers, $10. Questions – email programs.wnbasofla@gmail.com.

Lightning Bolt Productions

Young Frankenstein – The Mel Brooks Musical

Book by Mel Brooks

Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks

Book by Thomas Meehan

April 13 – 22

Tickets: $35 (Student & Group Rates available)

For Tickets: www.lbptheatre.com / 561-886-8286

Performance Schedule:

Friday and Saturday at 7 pm

Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm
West Boca Performing Arts Center at West Boca High School

Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park

The Fantasticks

April 6-15

Presented by Curtain Call Playhouse

The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time. The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their two fathers who try to keep them apart.The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart and finally find their way back to each other after realizing the truth that “without a hurt, the heart is hollow.”  Rated PG

Time: Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.  

Cost: $25 per person; $20 group rate (4 or more tickets purchased in one transaction).

The Electrostrings

April 22 at 2 p.m.

Presented by Bright Star Theatre

Enjoy an electric performance with this string trio specializing in playing modern pop music, classical, and classical remixes on electrical instruments. Rated G

Cost: $20 per person

Lesson Plans to Late Night

April 27 at 8 p.m.

Presented by Lucas Bohn

Lesson Plans to Late Night is a one-man comedy show about Lucas’ transition from elementary school teacher to national touring comedian. It is truly a one-of-a-kind comedy experience, combining live stand-up comedy and visual images. Rated PG

Cost: $20 per person

Lynn University Conservatory of Music

April 15

Lynn Bassoon Studio Recital

Join the Lynn Bassoon Studio for an afternoon of bassoon chamber music. Works to be performed include Mozart, Vivaldi, and Ozzy Osborne.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

April 16

Pianist & Singer Nancy Elton

Pianist and singer Nancy Elton is based in Atlanta and has earned the “Georgia Teacher of the Year Award” from MTNA. She has served on the faculties of the University of Georgia and Georgia State University. The program will be a mini-recital followed by a master class.

Monday: 2 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

April 16

Flute Master Class with Néstor Torres

With his rhythmic and mellifluous jazz flute sound, Néstor Torres has released 14 solo recordings, earning four Latin Grammy nominations and one Latin Grammy Award.

Monday: 7 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

April 19

An Evening of Chamber Music & Poems

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Snyder Sanctuary

Tickets: $10

April 21–22

Lynn Philharmonia No. 6

Saturday: 7:30 p.m. or Sunday: 4 p.m.

Conductor: Guillermo Figueroa

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major (Pastorale)

Mariano Morales: Flute Concerto (World Premiere)

Featuring Néstor Torres, flute

Marquez: Danzón No. 2

Location: Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $50 for box, $40 for orchestra, $35 for mezzanine

Sponsors: Jack and Rosalie Schlegel

April 26

Dean’s Showcase No. 4

Thursday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $10

April 28

Class of 2018 in Concert

A salute to the graduating class as they serenade patrons who have supported them in their pursuit of musical mastery.

Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: $10

April 29

John Oliveira String Competition Winner Recital

Featuring the winner of the 2018 John Oliveira String Competition in a solo recital. The competition is made possible by a gift from violinist Elmar Oliveira, brother and student of John Oliveira.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

Location: Count and Countess de Hoernle International Center / Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall

Tickets: FREE

Arts Garage

April 6810 p.m.

Harp vs. Harp: Edmar Castaneda and Grégoire Maret Duo

Electrifying Jazz Concert Unlike Any Other

General Admission $30 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Grégoire Maret is one of the most sought-after harmonica players in the world, often compared to legends Toots Thielemans and Stevie Wonder. Edmar Castaneda has quite literally taken the world stage by storm with the sheer force of his virtuosic command of the harp.

April 7,  810 p.m.

Slam Allen

Blues, Soul, Rock & Roll

General Admission $30 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

His musical platform is to deliver love through the genres of Blues and Soul and a little Rock & Roll.

April 7, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Beyond Beauty

Author Event, Reception & Book Signing

General Admission $30

Ticket includes reception, a copy of the book “Beyond Beauty, A Refugee’s Journey in Pursuit of Happiness,” meet & greet with Ferial Youakim (the author), and book signing. Ferial Youakim recounts her trials and tribulations from when she was just a child in a refugee camp all the way through her time as a global image consultant.

April 8, 7- 9 p.m.

Chain Reaction

The Ultimate Journey Tribute

General Admission $20 | Reserved $25 | Premium $30

An evening of Journey’s music performed by Chain Reaction, the Ultimate Journey Tribute.

April 13,  8-10 p.m.

Ann Hampton Callaway Diva Power

A Soaring Celebration of the Legendary Ladies Who Helped Shape the Soundtrack of Our Lives

General Admission $40 | Reserved $50 | Premium $55

Ann Hampton Callaway presents a soaring celebration of the legendary ladies who helped shape the soundtrack of our lives- Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee, Anita O’Day, Edith Piaf, Etta James, Carole King and Joni Mitchell.

April 14, 810 p.m.

Otis Cadillac and the El Dorados Featuring the Sublime Seville Sisters

Classic R&B, Root Rock NRoll and Blues

General Admission $25 | Reserved $30 | Premium $40

The legendary octogenarian R&B performer Otis Cadillac returns to Arts Garage April 14: he still performs with the fire and passion that are his trademark.

April 19, 8 p.m.


Pop-Rock/ Alternative Pop

General Admission $10

Jessica Morale is a pop-rock singer/songwriter with a distinctive and unique presence. With her powerhouse vocals, Morale is ready to dominate the pop-rock music scene, one stage at a time.

Del Pelson is a four-piece Alternative Pop group based out of South Florida, combining catchy indie-pop melodies with the power of alternative rock.

April 20, 8-10 p.m.

Spam Allstars

Latin Funk

General Admission $20 | Reserved $25 | Premium $30

Spam Allstars blend improvisational electric elements and turntables with latin, funk, hip hop and dub to create what they call an electronic descarga.