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Lynn University

Jan McArt’s New Play Readings

With Eyes Closed

Jan. 13

7:30 p.m.

Written by Martha Patterson. Directed by Margaret Ledford

When 20-something political crank Jane meets a math-loving cab driver, Rich, sparks fly. Once married, will she be able to retain her love for the man who thinks she’s too left-wing, or will her politics send Rich off the deep end?

Tickets: $10

Libby Dodson’s Live at Lynn

New York Old Friend

Jan. 4–5

Starring Clint Holmes, Veronica Swift and Nicholas King

Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

An unexpected musical narrative about the city loved most is beautifully harmonized by consummate entertainer Holmes along with Swift, one of the top young jazz singers to keep an eye on, and Broadway’s own King.

Tickets: $70 for box, $55 for orchestra and $50 for mezzanine

GENTRI—The Gentlemen Trio

Jan. 18–19

Saturday: 7:30 p.m.

Sunday: 4 p.m.

Three dynamic tenors, Brad Robins, Casey Elliott and Bradley Quinn Lever, pioneer a signature sound they call “cinematic pop” transfused with lush orchestrations and dynamic three-part harmonies by award-winning composer and songwriter Stephen Nelson.

Tickets: $70 for box, $55 for orchestra and $50 for mezzanine

FAU Department of Theatre and Dance

Nut/Cracked

Jan.17-18

University Theatre

David Parker & The Bang Group, a New York-based contemporary dance company, and FAU’s Repertory Dance Theatre Ensemble and FAU dance minors, perform The Bang Group’s “Nut/Cracked,” a hilarious rendition of the holiday classic mixing Tchaikovsky’s original score with music by Duke Ellington, Glen Miller, and others. You’ll never watch “The Nutcracker” the same way again! Tickets: $22

Delray Beach Playhouse

Jeff Harnar Sings Sammy Cahn All The Way: Sinatra, Hollywood & World War II

Jan. 3-4

8 pm..

Tickets $49 (VIP); $39 (Premium)

Award-winning cabaret, concert and recording artist, Jeff Harnar presents his critically acclaimed show, SAMMY CAHN ALL THE WAY: SINATRA, HOLLYWOOD & WORLD WAR II, with Music Director ALEX RYBECK and directed by BARRY KLEINBORT.  The show shines a special spotlight on Sammy Cahn’s lyrics for Sinatra, Hollywood and World War II.

Something Like a Dame starring Michael Walters as Dame Edna

Jan. 5

7:30 p.m.

Tickets $35

Sequins blaze and punchlines fly as celebrity impersonator Michael L. Walters pays unique homage to one of Australia’s — and the world’s — biggest stars, Dame Edna, in his loving parody, SOMETHING LIKE A DAME!

Tovah is Leona starring Tovah Feldshuh

Jan. 11-2

Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.

Tickets $59 (VIP); $49 (Premium)

The Six-time Tony and Emmy nominated star of The Walking Dead, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and now CBS’ Salvation stars in this thrilling show featuring highlights from the new Broadway-bound musical Queen of Mean, based on the New York Times best-selling biography by Piers Ransdell. Tovah Feldshuh takes the stage as Leona Helmsley, commenting on and singing about everything from her meteoric rise – to her Real Estate rival Donald Trump.  Tovah – or, Leona – promises to bring an evening of fun, frolic, and foreclosure not to be missed!

Jeff Norris

Jan. 22

12:30 p.m.

Tickets $39 (includes lunch catered by Too Jays)

Jeff Norris is one of the most quick-witted acts working today–hardly pausing for a breath as he tears through his act, keeping the audience alert and in stitches from beginning to end. Jeff has been called a complete pro–one of the few remaining comics that understands the importance of showmanship and presentation.

Pop2Opera starring Jenene Caramielo

Jan. 25

8 p.m.

Tickets $49 (VIP); $39 (Premium)

Singing sensation, Jenene Caramielo performs her hit show, ALL THE GREAT LOVE SONGS with 14 of the greatest love songs of all time, including “Bring On the Men,” “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “I Mio Babino Caro,” “I Will Survive,” “Nessun Dorma,” “I Will Always Love You,” and many others.  Caramielo has traveled the world, captivating audiences with her eclectic background of musical theater, pop, jazz, country and opera.

Harvey Granat presents A Celebration of Cole Porter

Jan. 29

12:30 p.m.

Tickets $39 (includes lunch catered by Too Jays)

Acclaimed vocalist and entertainer, Harvey Granat performs beloved hits by Cole Porter, including “Night and Day,” “You’re the Top,” “In the Still of the Night,” and many more. He›ll share the stories behind the songs and the shows and movies many of them were part of.

SOME ENCHANTED EVENING: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein

Jan.31-Feb. 16

Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.; Wednesday (2/5 only), 8 p.m.; Thursday, 8 p.m.

Tickets $35 (adults); $15 (students); $25 (groups)

This musical celebrates the unique partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein.  From their beginnings in 1943, to the creation of a show called OKLAHOMA, their musical alchemy turned into pure magic as one success led to another: SOUTH PACIFIC, CAROUSEL, STATE FAIR, THE KING AND I, CINDERELLA and THE SOUND OF MUSIC.

Arts Garage

The Anderson Brothers Play Gershwin

Jan. 3

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

On January 3rd at the Arts Garage, the Anderson brothers will be joined by their ensemble performing gems from the Gershwin songbook.

CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band

Jan. 4

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

State-of-the-art Zydeco from a masterful musician and performer. Chenier flavors the Red Hot Louisiana Band’s bayou beats with elements of funk, blues and ballads, and puts the foot tapping, can’t-stand-still sounds throughout traditional Zydeco.

Vitali Imereli

Jan 5.

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Classically trained at a prestigious Russian music conservatory and privately with the most renowned violin masters, Vitali has mastered the art for over 50 years. Vitali performed for sold out crowds at Arts Garage on numerous occasions as a headliner as well as inviting special guests such as Larry Coryell, Stanley Jordan and others.

Comedy Night

Jan. 7

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $5

Try your hand at stand-up, sing a comedic tune, or tap into your literary side with a funny poem during an hour of open mic. Two regional stand-up comedians take the stage in the second hour to close the night with gut-busting laughs.

Hip Hop Revolution: The Cypher

Jan. 9

9 p.m.-midnight

General Admission $10

Celebrates Hip Hop Culture by joining rappers with graffiti artists, Hip Hop influenced dance and DJ’s from all over South Florida. Talented performers will hit the main stage to present their various rap styles, filling the night with dope lyrics and beats.

Magic Just for Laughs Tour

Jan. 10

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $30 | Reserved $35 | Premium $45

The ”Magic Just for Laughs Tour” is the brainchild of 3 Magician/Comedians who have been entertaining audiences around the globe for years.

The John Daversa Small Band: Artful Joy

Jan. 11

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

The John Daversa Small Band is a powerhouse ensemble that transitions with ease from sections of incredible sensitivity to vignettes of intensity rivaling that of the Big Band. The group will perform Daversa’s original music from albums Junk Wagon, Artful Joy, and Wobbly Dance Flower.

Philippe Lemm Trio

Jan. 12

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

The Philippe Lemm Trio presents their City Birds Tour. It is lyrical, magnetic and highly engaging! Comprised of three musicians with exceptional command of their instruments, the group’s repertoire draws heavily from re-imaginations of jazz standards in a way that both defies genre and corresponds to any modern jazz fan.

Arts Garage All Arts Open Mic Night

Jan. 14

8-11 p.m.

$5 for patrons | Free for performers

Are you an inspiring artist, writer, or musician who is itching for a spot in the limelight? Well now is your chance to shine!

Mitch Woods and his Rocket 88’s

Jan. 17

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Taking their inspiration from the great jump n’ boogie outfits of the late 40s and early 50s; they breathe fresh life into the music that gave birth to rock n’ roll. Mitch Woods styled his group after the jumpin’ n’ jivin’, shoutin’ n’ honkin’, pumpin’ n’ poundin’ bands of Louis Jordan, Wynonie Harris, Joe and Jimmy Liggins, Amos Milburn, and Roy Milton.

Yamit and the Vinyl Blvd

Jan. 18

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Vinyl Blvd is the brainchild of vocalist and violinist Yamit Lemoine. The jazz ensemble performs regularly within Miami’s thriving live music scene and showcases an impressive roster of Miami’s top A-list jazz musicians. The band’s repertoire consists of up-tempo Swing tunes, Bossa Novas, Gypsy Jazz, New Orleans Jazz and some beautiful ballads as well. Yamit sings primarily in English, but also features some Spanish, French and Italian tunes within the sets.

Jazz and Civil Rights

Jan. 19

1-3 p.m.

General Admission $10

Prof. Lowenthal and Dr. Cartwright will discuss the complexities between music, politics, aesthetics, and activism surrounding the Civil Rights Movement and the impact of these complexities on the Jazz Musicians of the time. Illustrated through the music and lyrics of such prominent artists as Louis Armstrong, Max Roach, Abby Lincoln, Nina Simone, Charles Mingus and others, our lecturers will draw on their personal relationships with many of the musicians.

Siempre Flamenco Ritmos

Jan. 19

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Siempre Flamenco presents Ritmos, a new concert event featuring an international cast of flamenco musicians and dancers. Ritmos delves into flamenco rhythms in a fun, fast, and fierce display of virtuosity. From the joyous Guajiras and Tangos, to the lament of the Soleares and the compelling Alegrias, the trilogy of guitar, song and dance is in constant dialogue, and the spontaneity of conversation is interpreted by the intricate rhythms of flamenco.

PALO!

Jan. 24

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

PALO! loves to share the power of joy of music and culture. PALO! was nominated for a Grammy and a Latin Grammy for their album PALO! Live. They perform their own style of Cuban music they call “Afro-Cuban Funk.” Just think “funky, jazzy salsa.” The group’s unique, danceable sound blends the allure of Cuban music with funky beats and jazzy improvisation.

Soul Party with Cece Teneal and Soul Kamotion

Jan. 25

7-11 p.m.

Annual Gala

Reserved $150 | Reserved Table of 6 $1200 | Premium $200 |

Premium Table of 6 $1,500 | Premium Table of 8 $2,000

Are you ready to relive the music from the 60s/70s? This party will make you dance and reminisce about the time when SOUL MUSIC was KING! From Stevie Wonder to Aretha Franklin, James Brown to Motown – this show is sure to have you movin’ and groovin’. Put on your dancing shoes, and join us at THE SOUL PARTY!

Selwyn Birchwood Returns

Jan. 26

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $25 | Reserved $30 | Premium $35

Birchwood’s high-octane blues—at once deeply rooted, funky and up-to-the-minute—are played with passion and honest emotion. With his band feeding off his drive and exuberance, the striking 6’3” young man with his trademark Afro roams the stage (often barefoot), ripping out memorable guitar licks with ease, his soulful, rocks-and-gravel vocals firing up the crowd.

Old School Square

John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party

Jan. 3-4

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party”® is the official live and authentic re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper’s final tour and the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates. Each live concert performance includes over two hours of unbridled, high voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the 50’s era: That’ll Be the Day, Peggy Sue, Oh, Boy, Rave on, La Bamba, Chantilly Lace, and many, many more. $65 Premium, $57 Regular

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Gavin Creel

Jan. 6-7

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

Gavin Creel is a Tony and Oliver Award winning actor and musician. He received a Tony Award for his performance as “Cornelius Hackl” in the acclaimed 2017 revival of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce.

$90 Table Seat (single seats available; includes post-show reception with performer)
$67 Premium (includes post-show reception with performer) $57 Regular

Greggie and the Jets: Tribute to Elton John

Jan. 16

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

Presented by Stellar Entertainment Greggie, like Elton was a classical pianist initially, but grew up learning Elton’s songs. The show is 100% live with no tracks or lip-syncing.  Expect to hear all your favorites like Rocketman, Bennie & The Jets, Daniel, Crocodile Rock, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, and many more. Tickets $35-55

Brothers Again: The Music of the Allman Brothers

Jan. 29

8 p.m.

Crest Theater

Presented by MusicWorks Concerts BROTHERS AGAIN … a celebration of an iconic band. With decades of live performance experience working alongside some of the industry’s top songwriters, performing artists and producers, the seven talented members of Brothers Again collectively approach this project with a mutual passion for the music of The Allman Brothers Band. Tickets $42-72

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That Golden Girls Show! A Puppet Parody

Jan. 31-Feb. 1

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

That Golden Girls Show! is a brand-new show that parodies classic Golden Girls moments – with puppets! Get set for an evening of cheesecake laughter, jazzercise, shoulder pads, sex, and the elegant art of the quick-witted put down. Tickets $57, 65.

Free Friday Night Concerts at OSS

7:30 p.m.

OSS Pavilion

Featuring local bands: Free admission; weather permitting; bring your own chair; no pets or outside alcohol beverages are permitted; concessions and full cash bar available on site!

Jan. 3: Artikal Sound System (Reggae)
Jan. 10: Orange Sunshine (60’s hits)
Jan. 17: Classic Rock Therapy – CRT (Classic Rock)
Jan. 24: SpiderCherry (Rock and Roll)
Jan. 31: Vinyl

Jersey Boy Charles Calello performs tribute to Frankie Valli

Jan. 26

7 p.m.

Boca Black Box

Jersey Boy Charles Calello brings his famous Top Hits to South Florida as he performs A Tribute to Frankie Valli, the 4 Seasons, and more. Calello has 100 Billboard Hits, 15 Grammy Nominated Records, and is a Vocal Group Hall of Fame Inductee as a 4 Season. Ticket prices range from $58-$75.