By PAM HARBAUGH
Aaaannndd…it’s slowing down. Mostly some fun, easy-listening music stuff. But there’s still theater at Melbourne Civic Theatre and Surfside.
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THE WIZARD OF OZ (FRACTURED) opens tonight and runs through June 17 at Surfside Playhouse. Tickets are $25 general, $22 seniors, military and students and $10 for children 15 years and younger. Surfside Playhouse is at 301 Ramp Road (5th Street South), Cocoa Beach, FL. Call 321-783-3127, visit SurfsidePlayers.com or click on their ad.
HAY FEVER runs through June 24 at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Read a story about it by clicking here. The Noel Coward comedy brings Kathy Minzenberger back to the stage, which is always a treat. Tickets are $31 general and $29 seniors, military and students. Melbourne Civic Theatre is at 817 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne.Call 321-723-6935, visit MyMCT.org or click on their ad.]
Fur die Kinder:
ROCK OF AGES, HIGH SCHOOL EDITION runs through Sunday at Cocoa Village Playhouse. Curtain is 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $9 and $11. Cocoa Village Playhouse is at 300 Brevard Ave., Cocoa. Call 321-636-5050 or visit CocoaVillagePlayhouse.com.
DUSSICH DANCE COMPANY’S 60th Diamond Anniversary celebration will be held this weekend at Merritt Island High School performing arts center. The shows will be a special recital 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and a special alumni show 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 to $15 and are available at the door. Merritt Island High School is at Merritt Island High School, 100 E. Mustang Way, Merritt Island. Call 321-452-2046 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nightlife and Music:
THE HAPPY TOGETHER TOUR 2018 STARRING:THE TURTLES, CHUCK NEGRON FORMERLY OF THREE DOG NIGHT, GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP, THE ASSOCIATION, MARK LINDSAY, FORMER LEAD SINGER OF PAUL REVERE & THE RAIDERS, AND THE COWSILLS performs 7:30 p.m. Monday at the King Center. Tickets start at $59. The King Center is at 3865 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne, FL. Call 321-242-2219, visit KingCenter.com or click on its ad.
HOWL AT THE MOON this weekend at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach featuring dueling pianos by Ken Gustafson and Katie Pinder Brown. This fun-packed music-filled evening has shows at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The shows invite guests to come enjoy a picnic style dinner while listening to some great music, free. Tickets start at $11. Shows sell out quickly, so purchase in advance. Riverside Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL. Call 772-231-6990, visit RiversideTheatre.com or click on their ad.
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.
MAGGY ROZYCKI HILTNER: NOT QUITE SEW and APRON STRINGS: TIES TO THE PAST exhibits run through Aug. 11 at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. Ms. Hiltner has exhibited in important museums around the country, has been featured in publications and is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts’ Artist’s Innovation Award for the state of Montana. The Ruth Funk is on the campus of Florida Tech, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Call 321-674-8313.
PREOCCUPATION is a solo show by 2017 100% Pure Florida winner, Vanessa Bates. This exhibit runs through June 30 at Fifth Avenue Art Gallery. On Saturday, June 9, at 2 pm, Vanessa Bates will be speaking about her ironic work. 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.
Read about all the June auditions by clicking here.
MADAGASCAR, JR. runs June 15 – 30 at Riverside Theatre.