By PAM HARBAUGH
The weekend can be filled with music if you plan right. From soul searching musicals on stage at Titusville Playhouse and the Henegar to jazz at Heidi’s and the Henegar, you have some choices.
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FUN HOME opens tonight and runs through June 4 at Titusville Playhouse. This is a stunning contemporary musical dealing with issues of self-discovery. Read more about it later in a story in Brevard Culture. It looks like TPI has quite a production of it. Tickets are $23 to $29 and some performances are already sold out. TPI is at 301 Julia St., Titusville. Call 321-268-1125 or visit TitusvillePlayhouse.com.
SOUTHERN SIRENS runs through Sunday at Titusville Playhouse’s Second Stage. It revolves around a group of ladies who meet yearly for a beach getaway. The show is sold out, but for those who have tickets, remember that curtain is 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. TPI is at 301 Julia St., Titusville. Call 321-268-1125 or visit TitusvillePlayhouse.com.
THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY runs through May 20 at the Henegar Center. The music in this show is simply fantastic. Read a story about it by clicking here. Tickets are $26 general, $23 seniors and military and $16 students. There is a $3 service fee per ticket. Call 321-723-8698, visit Henegar.org or click on their ad.
SPAMALOT runs through May 19 at Cocoa Village Playhouse. Read a story about it by clicking here. CVP is at 300 Brevard Ave., Cocoa. Tickets are $24 general, $22 seniors, active military and students and $16 for children. Call 321-636-5050, visit CocoaVillagePlayhouse.com or click on their ad.
Nightlife and Music:
HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB presents Steve Kirsner and Friends 5 – 8 p.m. today followed by the Ron Teixeira Trio. Hella performs Saturday night with the Ron Teixeira Trio. 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. Read more by clicking here. Heidi’s is at 7 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL. Call 321-783-4559 or visit HeidisJazzClub.com or click on their ad.
LEGENDS OF JAZZ — GREAT AMERICAN BIG BANDS concert will be held Monday at the Henegar Center. The concert features Brevard’s fantastic Mel Hi and Satellite high school jazz bands and their music directors performing the music of Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Also performing will be the Dan Wilborn Quartet playing songs from Dave Brubeck. Curtain is 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 14. Tickets are $23 general and $18 students. The Henegar is at 625 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne. Call 321-723-8698, visit Henegar.org or click on their ad.
NOT QUITE RIGHT PLAYERS perform fast-paced improvised audience-participation show Saturday evening at Derek Gores Gallery. Seating is limited. Tickets are $10 (+ sales tax and fees) online. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show at 8:00 p.m. Cash bar. Visit nqrcomedy.com.
RENEW,, RE-DO, REPEAT exhibit will have its “Meet and Greet the Artist” reception 6 to 9 p.m. this evening. The exhibit’s theme takes an old work and makes it new. It runs through June 4 at the Strawbridge Art League and Gallery, 819-2 Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne (La Galerie Arcade). Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Call 321-952-3070 or visit StrawbridgeArt.org.
MASTERWORKS OF PHOTOGRAPHY & FRENCH TWIST runs through May 19 at the Foosaner Art Museum, 1463 Highland Avenue. Call 321-674-8916 or visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org.
A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK runs through the May at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery. A reception will be held 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. this evening during First Friday. The show invited gallery member artists to “find a small area of a past work of art and create a new piece using, according to the artist, the most exciting, most interesting, or most neglected section of their art.” The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is at 1470 Highland Ave., Melbourne. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Call 321-259-8261 or visit FifthAvenueArtGallery.com.
MAMMA MIA! SINGALONG to the movie will be held May 17 at Cocoa Village Playhouse.
HAY FEVER opens May 18 at Melbourne Civic Theatre.
NOT QUITE SEW and APRON STRINGS exhibits open May 19 at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts.