By PAM HARBAUGH
At the top of the “must do” for this weekend is the performance of violinist Paul Huang with the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. You will be so glad you went. Read below for more info. And if “Gypsy” is your thing, you’ll be in heaven. And First Friday happens 6 to 9 p.m. this evening in the Eau Gallie Arts District.
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GYPSY runs through March 18 at Titusville Playhouse. Read the story by clicking here. Tickets start at $23 to $29. TPI is at 301 Julia St., Titusville. Call 321-268-1125, visit TitusvillePlayhouse.com or click on their ad.
GYPSY opens March 6 at Riverside Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach. Tickets start at $35. Call 772-231-6990 or visit RiversideTheatre.com or click on their ad.
Nightlife and Music:VIOLINIST PAUL HUANG performs March 3 with the Brevard Symphony Orchestra at the King Center. The program includes Franz Schubert Rosamunde Overture, Samuel Barber Violin Concerto (Paul Huang, violin) and Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 6. And if you haven’t heard Mr. Huang play, you have missed out. He is sensational and has grown into an audience favorite here. Tickets starts at $39. The concert will be held at two times Saturday, 2 and 8 p.m. The King Center is at 3965 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne. Call 321-242-2219, or visit KingCenter.com.
HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB presents Stephanie Nakasian with Terry Myers tonight and Saturday. 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.
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.
FUN HOME at Titusville Playhouse. Auditions scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday for children 8 to 14 years. For more information, click here and then click onto “Fun Home.” The show is scheduled to run May 11 – June 4.
THE GAME’S AFOOT at Surfside Playhouse. Auditions are scheduled for 7 p.m. March 11 and 12. The show runs April 27 to May 6. Click here.
SPAMALOT at Cocoa Village Playhouse. Auditions scheduled for Sunday, March 11 at 7 p.m. & Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m. (Males & Females 13 years & older). The show runs April 27 to May 13. Click here.
HAY FEVER at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Auditions scheduled for 7 p.m. March 25 and 26. The show is scheduled to run May 18 to June 24. Click here.
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER opens March 9 at the Henegar Center.
PROOF opens March 9 at Theater on the Edge in Orlando.
THE SECRET GARDEN opens March 9 at Cocoa Village Playhouse.
EVITA opens March 9 at Surfside Playhouse.
IT’S ONLY A PLAY opens March 23 at Melbourne Civic Theatre.
PROOF opens March 23 at Titusville Playhouse.