NANCY DILLEN Retrospective

Detail, TREE TRAILS  by Nancy Baur Dillen By PAM HARBAUGH One of my fave area artists is NANCY BAUR DILLEN. When you first meet her, you’ll experience someone with quiet confidence. But take a look at her art and you sense a soul exploding with intense imagination. Indeed, her art breathes...

At Heidi’s Jazz Lounge

By PAM HARBAUGH If you’re looking for great jazz, and a top-notch menu, you’ve got to make a bee-line to Heidi’s Jazz Club. Featured performers for the rest of the year include: Stephanie Nakasian (Oct. 12 and 13); Ronnie Leigh (Oct. 26); and Rev. Billy C. Wirtz (Oct. 27 and Nov....

THE WIZ Eases on Down to the Henegar

From left: Brian Hancock, Felander Stevenson, Kwabena Flewellyn, Ana Monet and Donnie Gethers in the Henegar’s THE WIZ. Photo detail by Dana Niemeier. By PAM HARBAUGH While there are plenty of opportunities to get scared outta your bloomers this season, Halloween enthusiasts of a more gentle persuasion have something fun for...

AUDITIONS October and November 2018

Here are upcoming auditions listed chronologically. Be sure to arrive early for auditions and check out the audition tips theaters offer on their websites. NOT QUITE RIGHT PLAYERS will hold an open audition 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at the NQR Theatre in the Eau Gallie Arts District, at 587...

GET OUT! October 12 to 14

By PAM HARBAUGH Halloween seems to be encouraging theaters to bring out fantastical characters or to ratchet up the scare factor. That’s happening at the Henegar and MCT. So excited to see Felander Stevenson return to Brevard stages in “The Wiz.” This is your last weekend to see “Hair” at Titusville...

TERROR STALKS MCT STAGE

Abigail Gordiany in VERONICA’S ROOM at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Photo by Max Thorton. By PAM HARBAUGH Mover over Halloween Horror Nights. Melbourne Civic Theatre director Peg Girard has yet again let loose her creep-out side in what will no doubt be a spine chilling production of “Veronica’s Room.” This is the...

GET OUT! October 5 to 7

By PAM HARBAUGH A nice evening for a stroll. First Friday tonight in the Eau Gallie Arts District. Galleries opened. Not Quite Right folks have an open house. The big deal for the weekend though is the Brevard Symphony Orchestra’s season opener…an all-Bernstein concert. Read below for more info. Be sure...

REVIEW: The Little Mermaid at Cocoa Village Playhouse

Detail of an illustration for Cocoa Village Playhouse’s “The Little Mermaid” starring Leyla Corbett (Ursula) and Dominique Solano (Ariel) By KEENAN CARVER, Brevard Culture Theater Critic Showcasing an impressive ensemble and delightful technical elements, Cocoa Village Playhouse takes their patrons underwater to discover an adventure like none other. Indeed. For a...

GET OUT! September 28 to 30

By PAM HARBAUGH It’s so hot! So plunge into some cool goings-on at area theaters, galleries and more. Here’s a hint: NQR Comedy (see below). Be sure to click on ads for the organizations supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: THE ROYAL FAMILY runs through Oct. 15 at Mad Cow Theatre...

In Review: HAIR at Titusville Playhouse

HAIR the musical on stage at Titusville Playhouse. Photo by Niko Stamos.   By KEENAN CARVER Brevard Culture Theater Critic The youth questioning their president, arguments over the American flag, the looming fear of nuclear war– haven’t we moved on from the 1960’s? Never has there been a better time to...