An ARLAN ROPP Lovefest

By PAM HARBAUGH Who doesn’t love Arlan Ropp? And if you raise you’re hand, you need to go to your room and think about that, mister. Mr. Ropp, a real fixture for decades in the Brevard community theater scene, was honored yesterday at Surfside Playhouse. Leaders at the Playhouse decided the...

WEEKEND CULTURAL UPDATES

By PAM HARBAUGH CANCELED: Seems like this crummy cold is spreading fast. A couple of performers with the NOT QUITE RIGHT PLAYERS are not quite right, so tonight’s “Oranga Tanga” show has been canceled (…that’s tonight as in Dec. 15, 2018). But keep an eye on the company’s New Year’s Eve...

GET OUT! December 14 to 16

By PAM HARBAUGH Lots of yummy holiday offerings there for the taking, so dig in. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations and businesses supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: THE SANTALAND DIARIES starring Patrick Ryan Sullivan runs through Sunday in the TPI Second Stage at Titusville Playhouse. Read...

GET OUT! December 7 to 9

By PAM HARBAUGH Some cultural presents at your feet. Go for it and GET! OUT! Be sure to click on ads for the organizations and businesses supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: THE SANTALAND DIARIES starring Patrick Ryan Sullivan opens this weekend and runs through Dec. 16 in the TPI Second...

Leading Man Tackles Curmudgeonly Elf

Patrick Ryan Sullivan in SANTALAND DIARIES at Titusville Playhouse 2nd Stage. Photo by Niko Stamos. By PAM HARBAUGH Broadway has its Hugh Jackman. Hollywood has its, well, Hugh Jackman. Brevard is no different when it comes to Star Power attraction. Indeed, Titusville Playhouse’s 2nd Stage is relying on the popularity and...

ALFIE returns to MCT

By PAM HARBAUGH It’s and empty cultural Christmas without Melbourne Civic Theatre and Alfie Silva. Really. Even though the theater’s director, Peg Girard, frequently mounts a proper play during the “high season,” it’s just not quite festive enough without our favorite Dean Martin/Elvis/Johnny Cash/Etc. stand-in. This time, MCT’s Christmas Show show...

GET OUT! November 30 to December 2

By PAM HARBAUGH Tired already? December has just started, so rest up. Get those headphones on and nap. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations and businesses supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: WILLY WONKA opens Friday and runs through Dec. 16 at the Henegar. This of course is...

AUDITIONS December 2018

By PAM HARBAUGH You still have time to squeeze in an audition before the year ends. Here’s what’s up for this month: THEATER ON THE EDGE is holding an open casting call for the rest of its season. Shows to-be-announced. All auditions are by appointment. They will be held 5 to...

SJ BENEFIT CONCERT for Homeless

Singer/Songwriter SJ. Detail of a photo by Bridgett Anderson Photography. By PAM HARBAUGH Head to Open Mikes 7 p.m. Saturday and put your money to good use. It’s the “Nikki” Album Release Party & Charity Show, featuring West Melbourne singer/songwriter “SJ.” Funds raised will help a truly wonderful local charity known...

GET OUT! November 23 to 25

By PAM HARBAUGH Holidays are here. For a round-up of the holiday shows on area stages, click here. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations and businesses supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL opens this weekend and runs through Dec. 2 at Cocoa Village...