By PAM HARBAUGH
Fortunately, the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse have organized their offerings this weekend so you can do both: The BSO’s Hugh Panaro in Concert and CVP’s “In the Heights.” Heck, you can even get on the EGAD bus tour to the Dali Museum and still be back in time for the concert.
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Hot Tickets This WeekendHUGH PANARO in Concert with the Brevard Symphony Orchestra Saturday evening. Don’t miss your opportunity to see and hear this handsome Broadway leading man when he performs with the BSO. Mr. Panaro is well known for his work as the Phantom in Broadway’s “Phantom of the Opera.” Read more about the concert by clicking here. Hugh Panaro in Concert begins 8 p.m. Saturday at the King Center for the Performing Arts, 3865 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne. Tickets are $20 to $50, handling charges may apply. Call the King Center box office at 321-242-2219, or just click onto the BSO’s Hugh Panaro ad on the right side of this page.
IN THE HEIGHTS is the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical already making joyous noise at the Cocoa Village Playhouse. The musical opens Friday and yours truly can hardly wait to see it. Read more about its leading man, David Morales, by clicking here. “In the Heights” runs April 29 to May 15 at the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse, 300 Brevard Ave., Cocoa. Tickets are $16 to $24. Call 321-636-5050, visit CocoaVillagePlayhouse.com. or, click onto their ad on the right side of this page. EGAD TOURS to the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL leaves 8 a.m. Saturday from Eau Gallie Square and returns at 6 p.m. Read more about it by clicking here. Tickets are $75, click here.
Also Opening on Stage
ON GOLDEN POND at Titusville Playhouse’s 2nd stage opens tonight and runs through May 8. It stars our own beloved Arlan Ropp. Hopefully, you have your tickets by now because the show is completely sold out. Woo Hoo! TPI is at 301 Julia St., Titusville. The 2nd stage is about a block away. Call 321-268-1125 or visit TitusvillePlayhouse.com, or, click on their ad for “The Drowsy Chaperone” on the right side of this page.
Closing This WeekendSISTER ACT continues through Sunday at Riverside Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. Read the review by clicking here. Tickets begin at $35. Call 772-231-6990, or visit RiversideTheatre.com or simply click onto the ad on the right side of this page.
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK continues through Sunday at Surfside Playhouse, 301 Ramp Road (by S. 5th Street), Cocoa Beach, FL. Read guest reviewer Bruce Hickman’s critique by clicking here. Curtain is 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $22 general, $20 seniors and military and $17 student. Call 321-783-3127 or visit SurfsidePlayers.com.
MATERIAL WORLD: Glass, Rubber and Paper exhibition runs through Sunday at the Maitland Art Centre. Read more about it by clicking here. And do remember to show your appreciation of the Maitland Art Center’s support of Brevard Culture by clicking onto their ad on the right side of this page.
JUST WINGIN’ IT: Art by Barbara Desrosiers is up through May 1 at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne. Call 321-259-8261 or visit FifthAvenueArtGallery.com.
Exhibits, Museums Continuing
TOUCHING STRANGERS photo exhibition runs through May 14 at Florida Tech’s Foosaner Art Museum. Read more about it and see a video about the photographer Richard Renaldi by clicking here. The Foosaner is at 1463 Highland Ave., Melbourne. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Free admission to the galleries. Call 321-674-8916, visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org or click onto their ad.
REIMAGINED: INNOVATIONS IN FIBER ART by Alex Trimino and Carrie Sieh runs through May 7 at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. This is a vivid, fun, engaging exhibit filled with color and, as the title suggests — imagination. This is a real treat. Free admission. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. The Funk Center is on the campus of Florida Tech, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne. Call 321-674-8313 or click here.