nFOCUS: Michael Thompson, actor/teacher

By PAM HARBAUGH Michael Thompson is a familiar name in the Brevard theater scene. He has performed all over, directed, and always with integrity and, yes, intensity. Now, after being asked over and over if he was going to teach again, he’s getting ready to lead an acting class at Surfside...

Comedy Tonite !!

Stand-up comedian Frankie Paul tonight at Riverside Theatre’s “Comedy Zone” By PAM HARBAUGH This is something different and fun — a trip to Vero Beach to take in stand-up comedy at Riverside Theatre’s “Comedy Zone” series. Tonight’s show features comedians Frankie Charles and John Paul at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. All...

ANIMATION DOMINATION Symphonic Concert for Kids

Members of the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra By PAM HARBAUGH This is a recipe sure to thrill the little ones: Watching film highlights of favorite cartoons on the giant screen while listening to all the theme music performed live by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra. Also appealing to parents should be...

BREVARD YOUTH CHORUS to hold auditions

Brevard Youth Chorus

By PAM HARBAUGH Parents of children who love to sing might want to consider getting them involved with the Brevard Youth Chorus, the non-profit group made up of choral singers in grades 4 through 10. Auditions for the group will be held 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Suntree...

KING CENTER readies for shows galore

By PAM HARBAUGH While most performance venues throughout the area have announced their new season, the King Center won’t be doing that because it no longer has an actual “season.” Instead, it presents shows on a calendar basis. Most of the shows are of a musical nature which is why this...

FOODIES: Big Name Chefs ‘Perform’ at Dr. Phillips Center

By PAM HARBAUGH Food mixes with performance “art,” so to speak, in the new series “Chefs at Dr. Phillips Center” which features big name TV chef personalities and authors. It begins Dec. 1 when Emeril Lagasse hits the big stage at Dr. Phillips Center. Following him will be Ina “The Barefoot...

FREE: Sunday with the Symphony

By PAM HARBAUGH Read, listen, contribute and possibly get a free ticket to a concert…it’s yours for the participating in the Brevard Symphony Orchestra’s two upcoming Barnes & Noble Bookfair events. Here’s the deal: Maestro Christopher Confessore, conductor and music director of the BSO, will bring some of his musicians with...

VIDEO: JAWS: The Movie, the Musical

Jaws: the movie, the musical

By PAM HARBAUGH The Brevard based theater company, Theatre Dynamic, had a hit on their hands when they brought the parody “Jaws: The Movie, the Musical,” to the last Orlando Fringe Festival. Some Brevardians got a chance to see the show. Many more, though, didn’t make it to Orlando to see...

Review: MCT’s ‘Fox on the Fairway’

Rachel Greshes, Terrence Girard and Mark Blackedge in Melbourne Civic Theatre's "Fox on the Fairway." Photo by Pam Harbaugh

Rachel Greshes, Terrence Girard and Mark Blackledge in Melbourne Civic Theatre’s “Fox on the Fairway.” Photo by Pam Harbaugh By PAM HARBAUGH Inhibition gets kicked to the curb in Melbourne Civic Theatre’s tightly drawn, high romp take of Ken Ludwig’s “The Fox on the Fairway.” As if Mr. Ludwig’s farce about...