MEET THE PRODUCERS
A MEL BROOKS MUSICAL
AT THE STAGE DOOR THEATRE’S
NEW HOME IN LAUDERHILL
Based on Mel Brooks’ classic 1968 film, The Producers is the story of Max Bialystock, the one time King of Broadway producers, hungry to strike it rich,and Leo Bloom, an accountant with dreams of someday becoming a theatre producer, who discover that they could get richer by producing a flop than a hit and start by finding the worst show, worst director, and worst actors. When their new production, “Springtime for Hitler,” turns out to be a smash success, the plan is thrown off and the partners' lives are thrown into chaos.
With dozens of big and bit parts alike, no shortage of show stopping musical numbers, and Brooks' signature humor keeping audiences in stitches. The Producers won 12 out of its nomination, setting the record for most win in history and becoming one of the few musicals to win in every category for which it was nominated-it received two nominations for leading actor and three for featured actor, which still stands today.
The Producers will run from January 18 to February 10, 2019. Tickets are $48 at Ticketmaster or the theatre box office, located at their new address 3800 N.W. 11th Place, Lauderhill. For more information call 954-344-7765 or 954-777-2055.
BETTE MIDLER & BARRY MANILOW TOGETHER IN CONCERT
AT ISLAND CITY STAGE IN WILTON MANORS
Associate Artistic Director Michael Leeds imagined what it would be like if they did appear in his new show “Bette and Barry-From Bathhouse to Broadway.” Picture all those memorable songs like “Wind Beneath My Wings,” “Copacabana,” “The Rose,” and “ I Write The Songs,” sung by Bette & Barry and backed by the legendary Harlettes. Along with “It’s a Miracle,” and “Could It Be Magic?” Find out for yourself, and bring your friends for a most delightful evening.
The director Leeds points out that “we didn’t want to cast impersonators. Rather we wanted great singers and performers who could embody the energy, humor and charisma of these legendary stars.”
The production begins previews on January 10 and 11 with press and Carbonell opening January 12. Performances are Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. thru February 10, 2019. Tickets are available at the box office of Island City Stage located at 2304 Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors. For more information call 954-519-2533 or visit online at islandcitystage.org.
2019 PROMISES TO BE AN EXCITING YEAR
FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD
The Orlando theme park is unveiling several new attractions, shows, parties, character interactions and more. If you’ve been waiting to plan a trip, 2019 will be the perfect time! Let’s see what’s coming:
Choose your Disney & Minnie’s Surprise Celebration Arrives at Magic Kingdom. Iconic Disney characters Mickey and Minnie will kick off the year at the Magic Kingdom from January 18 to September 30, 2019. The fun includes the Move It! Shake It! Mouseke Dance It! Street Party with Mickey and Minnie and their pals Donald Duck, Daisey Duck, Goofy, Pluto, Max, Chip ’n Dale and others.
The procession marches down Main Street USA towards Cinderella Castle. Magic Kingdom will also welcome the Dapper Dans, the Casey’s Corner piano player,and others, with special musical moments throughout the day.
Party with Pixar Pals and More as Disney’s Hollywood Studios Celebrates its 30 years. Also returning to the park are fellow Pixar characters Mike and from Pixar’s Inc. Come celebrate The Lion King at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Feel the love during the Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party. Guests can also enjoy new three-dimensional photo opportunities that let you become a part of The Lion King in a new way.
Choose your Disney World tickets at the Magic Kingdom Park by calling 866-225-4712 or 321-281-4437 in Orlando, or by email at Info@ orlandofuntickets.com located at 5551 Vanguard Street, Orlando.
PUT ON YOUR DANCING SHOES & STEP BACK IN TIME
WITH THE BEST DOO-WOP MUSIC
BY THE MYSTICS
The Mystics and the Mystics band are back by Popular Demand at the Herb Skolnick Community Center on January 30, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. In May 1959 songwriters came up with the song “Hushabye” written especially for The Mystics. A record was released by Laurie Records and within a few weeks the record was a great it.”Hushabye” hit the top ten spending 9 weeks on the national charts where it climbed to number 20 on the list.
Mark Harris, a young man, still in high school, wrote a song “Don’t Take The Stars,” and presented a demo to The Mystics. They liked the song, and recorded it immediately. The song hit the charts and became The Mystics’ second hit.
From 2002 until January 2011 George Galfo, one of the original Mystics from Brooklyn, New York, headed up his own Mystic group billed as “George Galfo’s Mystics, which is now known simply as “The Mystics.” Present members are George Galfo, 2nd tenor now on leads from the original Mystics from New York, Phil Cracollici, original Mystic lead singer, Rocky Marsicano and Anthony De Fontes. Tickets are $15.75 at the Center’s box office located at 800 SW 36th Avenue, Pompano Beach. For more information call 954-786-4590. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
BETTE AND BARRY
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