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THE ULTIMATE LOVE STORY CONTINUES IN
“LOVE NEVER DIES” SEQUEL TO PHANTOM Of THE OPERA” AT BROWARD CENTER
“Love Never Dies" is a dazzling new Andrew Lloyd Webber production, which takes audiences on a thrilling roller coaster ride of intrigue, obsession, and romance. Be amazed at the beautiful, sometimes magical and poetic, sometimes joyful, and occasionally melancholic score.
The year is 1907. It is 10 years after his disappearance from the Paris Opera House and the Phantom has escaped to a new life in New York where he lives amongst the screaming joy rides and freak shows of Coney Island. In this new, electrically charged world, he has finally found a place for his music to soar, but he has never stopped yearning for his one true love and musical protégée, Christine Daaé.
Now one of the world’s finest sopranos, Christine accepts an invitation to travel from Paris to New York to perform at a renowned opera house. Christine’s marriage to Raoul is suffering at the hands of his drinking and gambling and they desperately need the financial rewards that America can give them. In the final bid to win back Christine’s love, the Phantom lures her, Raoul, and their young son Gustave, from Manhattan to the glittering and glorious world of Coney Island.
This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama is one of the most successful musicals of all time, has now been seen by more than 130 million people world wide and is the winner of more than 50 international awards.
Purchase tickets now for this sellout performance, opening November 7 through 19-2017. Tickets are now on sale starting at $35.25, at the Center’s box office located at 201 S.W. Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale. For further information call 954-462-0222. Ten or more call 954-660-6307.
RINGO STARR IN PERSON WITH HIS ALL STARR BAND COMING TO PARKER PLAYHOUSE
Richard Starkey known professionally as Ringo Starr announced his new tour dates with eight shows stopping at the Parker Playhouse on November 7 & 8, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets, ranging from $95 to $300 are now on sale at the Broward Center’s box office at 954-0462-0222, the Parker Playhouse or Ticketmaster.
Starr’s first recording session as a member of the Beatles took place in 1962, when he had been accepted by the Beatle fans who were now calling for him to sing songs. Soon afterwards, he began receiving an amount of fan mail equal to that of the others, which helped to secure his position with the band. Starr considered himself fortunate to be on the same wavelength as the other Beatles.
In 1963, the Beatles enjoyed increasing popularity with their second single “Please, Please Me.”followed by “Love Me Do,” earned them favorable reviews, leading to a boost in sales and radio play. By the end of the year, the phenomenon known as Beatlemania had spread throughout the country, and by 1964 the Beatles had become an International success.
Starr was a source of inspiration for several songs written at the time. When the Beatles made their film debut in “A Hard Days Night,” Starr garnered much praise from critics. Starr won a Melody Maker poll against his fellow Beatles for his performance as the central character in the film.
Tickets are available online at www.parkerplayhouse.com. Located at 707 N.E. Eighth Street, Fort Lauderdale.
INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR ANDRÉ RIEU
TO BRING U.S. TOUR TO BB&T CENTER
André Rieu is simply a musical phenomenon like no other, a true King of Romance, having sold a massive 40 million CDs and DVDs worldwide. Along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra (the largest private orchestra in the world), André has created a global revival in waltz music, staging, spectacular extravaganza which are second to none.
Having received more than 490 Platinum Awards, three classical Brit Awards for “Album of the Year” and billions of Youtube views, André is one of the biggest solo male touring artists in the world.
Each year his passionate live shows attract more than 600,000 fans and outsell mega artists such as Coldplay, AC/DC and Bruce Springsteen. His romantic and fun shows are the only ones where people jump to their feet and dance in the aisles.
His spectacular concerts are about joy and love that will take place at the BB&T Center on November 3, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $65 to $79 available by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or the BB&T box office at 954-835-8356, located at 1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise.
THE PRECOCIOUS AND LOVABLE “JUNIE B. JONES”
TAKES A MUSICAL ADVENTURE
AT AVENTURA CENTER
Junie B. Jones is a new musical based on four volumes in Barbara Park’s series of beloved children’s books, is presented as a Smart Stage Matinee on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 10 and 11:30 a.m. The outspoken, Junie B. Jones stars in a colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament and other various first-grade situations. Along the way, she writes down the story of her life in her “Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal.”
In a series of books, Park keeps kids and adults laughing as students are encouraged to read and write.
The series has sold more than 60 million copies in North America alone, has been translated into multiple languages and is a time-honored staple in elementary school classrooms around the world. The series was consistently a number one New York Times bestseller, spending more than 180 weeks on the list.
Smart Stage Matinees at the Aventura Center offer educational performances for students in grades from Pre-kindergarten through 12. Productions are curriculum-driven and align with Florida state standards. Literature-based shows promote reading skills and science, technology, engineering, arts, math, to make challenging concepts accessible to younger learners
Single tickets are limited for this event which are $10 adults with $3 lap seats for infants less than 12 months of age. Ticketmaster and the Broward Center are the only official ticketing services. Aventura Center located at 3385 N.E. 188 Street, Aventura. Purchase tickets online at www.aventuracenter.org or by phone at 877-311-7469. Group sales call 954-660-6307
THE OPERA ATELIER BRINGS A COMBINATION OF
OPERA & DANCE TO THE AVENTURA CENTER
The City of Aventura and The Opera Atelier present Great Opera Moments, an original production with a program of operatic and dance highlights staged in collaboration with Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida. The Opera Atelier’s roots trace back to New York City in 2005 when the company presented public performances ad specialized in training opera singers to learn, perform and master complete opera roles.
The company began training singers in Miami five years later before offering public performances in South Florida, in 2012. The Opera Atelier presents high quality productions while also offering artistic collaboration, professional training and a creative exchange space where where artists and opera lovers draw inspiration from one another.
Now celebrating its 20th anniversary season, Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida provides accessibility, community involvement, education, and training for professional and pre-professional dancers. Under the artistic direction of Ballet Master Vladimir Issaev, the company also produces high quality works and provides programs that enhance the understanding and appreciation of classical ballet among new audiences.
Tickets for this event on November 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. range from $30- $35 at Ticketmaster or by calling 877-311-7469 and online at aventuracenter.org. The Center is located at 3385 N.E. 188 St., Aventura.
1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise 954-835-8356/www.thebbtcenter.com
3385 N.E. 188 Street, Aventura 877-311-7469/www.aventuracenter.org
LOVE NEVER DIES