GET OUT! August 16 to 18

By PAM HARBAUGH Get Out and Get Into something unusual a try: A directed play reading of a contemporary work. See below for more information. Surfside Playhouse–Riverside Theatre–Melbourne Civic Theatre–Melbourne Chamber Music Society–Heidi’s Jazz Club–Cocoa Village Playhouse (in reverse alphabetical order, just because…). These organizations make BREVARD CULTURE possible. Please be...

Review: MATILDA the Musical at Titusville Playhouse

Chloe Kennedy in MATILDA at Titusville Playhouse. Photo by Niko Stamos. By KRISTIN SPRINGER BREVARD CULTURE Guest Critic Steven J. Heron opens the Titusville Playhouse’s 55th Season with the magical family-friendly musical “Matilda.” As the first theater in Brevard County to obtain the rights to “Matilda”, TPI moved mountains to obtain...

GET OUT! August 9 to 11

By PAM HARBAUGH Go on, stick your toe in. Our cultural community has some sensational experiences in store for you. Surfside Playhouse–Riverside Theatre–Melbourne Civic Theatre–Melbourne Chamber Music Society–Heidi’s Jazz Club–Cocoa Village Playhouse (in reverse alphabetical order, just because…). These organizations make BREVARD CULTURE possible. Please be sure to tell them you...

MATILDA at Titusville

Chloe Kennedy in MATILDA at Titusville Playhouse. Photo by Niko Stamos. By PAM HARBAUGH Move over Snow White, take a hike Annie, cool it, Cindy. Something fresh is on the horizon: “Matilda, the Musical,” opening Friday at Titusville Playhouse. Based on the 1988 children’s novel by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory...

REVIEW: CARRIE the MUSICAL at the Henegar Center

CARRIE THE MUSICAL at the Henegar. Photo by Niko Stamos. By KRISTIN SPRINGER Guest Critic, BREVARD CULTURE “Carrie the Musical” would never be everyone’s cup of tea (er, pail of pig blood, in this case). The Henegar’s recent Feller to Broadway production raised many questions about teenage relationships and violent revenge....

Review: PUTTING IT TOGETHER at MCT

From PUTTING IT TOGETHER at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Photo by Max Thornton. By KRISTIN SPRINGER Guest Critic for BREVARD CULTURE Director Peg Girard offers Brevard County “Putting It Together,” a sensual and dynamic cabaret to exhibit Stephen Sondheim’s bountiful repertoire at the Melbourne Civic Theatre. Sondheim is hailed by many as...

GET OUT! Aug. 2 – 4

Your move. Will it be Sondheim, a comic murdery mystery or a musical based on an unlikely Stephen King movie, “Carrie.” Surfside Playhouse–Riverside Theatre–Melbourne Civic Theatre–Melbourne Chamber Music Society–Heidi’s Jazz Club–Cocoa Village Playhouse (in reverse alphabetical order, just because…). These organizations make BREVARD CULTURE possible. Please be sure to tell them...

GET OUT! August 26 to 28

Surfside Playhouse–Riverside Theatre–Melbourne Civic Theatre–Melbourne Chamber Music Society–Heidi’s Jazz Club–Cocoa Village Playhouse (in reverse alphabetical order, just because…). These organizations make BREVARD CULTURE possible. Please be sure to tell them you read about them in Brevard Culture. It goes a long way to helping us continue the mission. If your organization...

AUDITIONS August and September 2019

'A Chorus Line' at Riverside Theatre

Get on your marks…it’s starting up again. Here’s a list of upcoming auditions for area theaters. I HATE HAMLET at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Auditions are 7 p.m. Aug. 4 and 5. The show is scheduled to run Oct. 4 – Nov. 10. Needed are three men ages 30 to 60 and...

FROZEN Junior SPARKLES at FELLER ACADEMY

From left: Ashtyn Simerl (Anna) and Morgan Forehand (Elsa). By KRISTIN SPRINGER BREVARD CULTURE Guest Critic This glistening cast and crew of tweens brought lovely voices and charm to their summer-camp production of Disney’s “Frozen, Jr.” at the Henegar Center for the Arts in downtown Melbourne. Running just a few months...