By PAM HARBAUGH
Brevard has a basket full of entertainment this weekend. From drama to comedy to musicals to classic music to jazz…it’s yours for the choosing.
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I & YOU runs through Feb. 25 (it was extended due to popular demand) at the Henegar’s upstairs Studio Theatre. Read the review by clicking here. Tickets are $26 general, $23 seniors and military and $16 students. The Henegar is at 625 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne. Call 321-723-8698, visit Henegar.org or click on their ad.
THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA, ABRIDGED runs through Sunday at Titusville Playhouse. This comedy is nearly sold out, so best get tickets now. Call 321-268-1125 or visit TitusvillePlayhouse.com.
LOMBARDI runs through Sunday on the mainstage at Riverside Theatre. The play centers on one of the greatest sports legends of all time, inspirational Hall of Fame football coach, Vince Lombardi. To read a review, click here. Tickets start at $35. Riverside Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach. Call 772-231-6990 or visit RiversideTheatre.com or click on their ad.
FUNNY MONEY runs through Feb. 25 at Melbourne Civic Theatre. It’s got some great actors in it so my suggestion is get your tickets now before…oops, so sad. This Ray Cooney farce is completely sold out. Read more about it by clicking here. MCT is at 817 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne. Call 321-723-6935, visit MyMCT.org or click on their ad.
42nd STREET has been extended through Sunday at Cocoa Village Playhouse. To read a story about the production, click here. In the meantime, make your plans. This has all the earmarks of being another CVP blockbuster. Tickets run $16 to $24. Cocoa Village Playhouse is at 300 Brevard Ave., Cocoa. Call 321-636-5050, visit CocoaVillagePlayhouse.com or click on their ad.
MELBOURNE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY brings the SMETANO TRIO to Indialantic for a performance 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 2030 N. Hwy A1A, Indialantic, Florida. To read more about this group, click here. Tickets are $35 general and $10 students. Call 321-213-5100, visit MelbourneChamberMusicSociety.org or click on their ad.
Nightlife and Music:
HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB presents a great lineup this month. Hella performs Saturday. Read more about the other greats coming to town by clicking here. In addition to great entertainment, Heidi’s offers a wonderful bar and a super bar menu. This is definitely a favorite sophisticated night spots in Brevard. It’s warm and inviting and has a dance floor and impeccable service. Heidi’s is at 7 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL. Call 321-783-4559 or visit HeidisJazzClub.com or click on their ad.
COMEDY ZONE features stand up comics Sid Davis and Nick Cantone this weekend at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. Shows begin at 7:30 and 9:30 tonight and Saturday. Patrons to the Comedy Zone can also enjoy free music before the shows and casino games in the lobby. Riverside Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach. Get there early and buy a burger and a beer if you like. Tickets begin at $16. Call 772-231-6990, visit RiversideTheatre.com or click onto their ad.
PUDDLES PITY PARTY begins 8 p.m. tonight at the King Center. This unusual show is called a mix of “Pagliacci by way of Pee-Wee Herman and David Lynch.” Tickets start at $38. The King Center is at 3865 N. Wickham Rd. Call 321-242-2219 or visit KingCenter.com.
GORDON LIGHTFOOT performs 8 p.m. Saturday at the King Center. Tickets start at $58. The King Center is at 3865 N. Wickham Rd. Call 321-242-2219 or visit KingCenter.com.
DANIEL O’DONNELL: BACK HOME AGAIN TOUR performs 3 p.m. Sunday at the King Center. Tickets start at $58.50. The King Center is at 3865 N. Wickham Rd. Call 321-242-2219 or visit KingCenter.com.
CODED COUTURE runs through April 28 at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. The interactive exhibition explores the idea of customized fashion in the digital age. The Funk Admission to the center is free. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. The center is next to Evans Library on the Florida Tech campus, 150 W. University Blvd. in Melbourne. For more information, call 321-674-8313 or click here.
TONY ROBBIN: A RETROSPECTIVE runs through March 17 at the Foosaner Art Museum and you better start taking advantage of this place now, because it looks like the place is going to be closed down. For more information on that, click here. The Foosaner is at 1463 Highland Avenue. Call 321-674-8916, visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org or click on their ad.
CAPTURED BREVARD runs through February 25 at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery. If you get there this evening, you can enjoy the First Friday festivities between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Have some light refreshments and meet many of the photographers from The Camera Club of Brevard with work on view in the exhibition. Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is located in the Eau Gallie Arts district of Melbourne, Florida. All events are free and open to the public. 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, FL. Call 321-259-8261 or visit FifthAvenueArtGallery.com.
For information on which theaters are auditioning for what shows, click here.
CertainAGE PLAYERS forms at Surfside Playhouse. It includes acting workshops for adults 63 and older plus performances. $50. Contact Wally Schwartz, Program Director, at 321-426-7238 (H) or 941-961-4343 (Cell) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GYPSY opens Feb. 23 and runs through March 18 at Titusville Playhouse. Get tickets now.
MOVIE SINGALONG — HAIRSPRAY will be held Feb. 24 at Cocoa Village playhouse. Includes a “Welcome to the ’60s” costume contest.