By PAM HARBAUGH
Roses and a thank you to BREVARD CULTURE advertisers — Melbourne Civic Theatre, Surfside Playhouse, Riverside Theatre, Heidi’s Jazz Club and Melbourne Chamber Music Society. Please be sure to click on their ads and explore their websites. You’ll find some great things coming up. If your organization wants to advertise, email BrevardCulture@gmail.com.
SYLVIA runs through Feb. 24 at Melbourne Civic Theatre. This show has a sweet little conceit to it which we’re not going to spoil for you. Just know that it is director Peg Girard at her best and actor Mark Blackledge at his best as well. Keep calling, maybe you’ll find someone who had to cancel. To read a review of it, click here. Tickets are $29 to $31. MCT is at 817 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne, FL. Call 321-723-6935, visit MyMCT.org or click on their ad.
NEXT TO NORMAL runs through Feb. 10 at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. This is a professional production of the Pulitzer Prize winning musical. Read the review by clicking here. Tickets are $75 adults and $37.50 ages 5 to 17. Riverside is at 3250 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach, FL. Call 772-231-6990, visit RiversideTheatre.com or click on their ad
BONNIE & CLYDE runs through Sunday at the Henegar Center. People are loving this show. Read a review of it by clicking here. Tickets are $19 to $29. The Henegar is at 625 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne, FL. Call 321-723-8698 or visit Henegar.org.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES runs through Sunday at Titusville Playhouse. This is a fun show, through and through. Read a review of it by clicking here. Tickets $21 to $29. Titusville Playhouse is at 301 Julia St., Titusville. Call 321-268-1125 or visit TitusvillePlayhouse.com.
HAMILTON runs through Feb. 10 at the Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando. Tickets start at $176.50. Some performances sold out. HOWEVER, you might win the opportunity to purchase a $10 lottery ticket. To find out about the Hamilton Lottery program, click here.
ANYTHING GOES runs through Feb. 10 at Cocoa Village Playhouse. To read a story about it, click here. Tickets are $18 to $26. Cocoa Village Playhouse is at 300 Brevard Ave., Cocoa, FL. Call 321-636-5050 or visit CocoaVillagePlayhouse.com.
MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE:
HEIDI’S JAZZ LOUNGE presents New York entertainer DANNY BACHER this weekend. Read a story 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.
KING CENTER presents: BEGINNINGS – THE MUSIC OF CHICAGO 7:30 p.m. tonight (Friday) in the Studio Theatre, tickets start at $42; 1964 THE TRIBUTE with Beatles music, 8 p.m. tonight in the mainstage, tickets start at $51; DAVID BROMBERG QUINTET 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Studio Theatre, $60; MUTTS GONE NUTS 2 p.m. Sunday in the Studio Theatre, $20; and MICHAEL BOLTON: The Symphony Sessions powered by OmegaXL, 8 p.m. Wednesday, tickets start at $44.50.
Wednesday, February 6, 8 p.m. The King Center is at 3865 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne. Call 321-242-2219 or visit
NQR COMEDY will have a First Friday Drop In Improv class 7 to 9 p.m. tonight. $10 to $15. On Saturday, from 8 to 10 p.m. it will run one of its regular improv shows, $15. For more information and registration visit www.nqrcomedy.com. No refunds or exchanges. Space is limited. NQR Theatre is at 587 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., Melbourne. Visit NQRComedy.com.
POPS SERIES: The Second City Guide to the Symphony with Colin Mochrie will be presented 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Bob Carr in Orlando. Single tickets start at $25 and student tickets start at $18 and can be purchased online at orlandophil.org, by calling 407.770.0071, or in person at the Box Office, located at The Plaza Live (425 N. Bumby Avenue, Orlando).
PROPAGANDA KIMONOS runs to May 4 at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts which is on the campus of Florida Tech, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays. Free admission. Call 321-674-8313 or visit their website by clicking here.
100% PURE FLORIDA annual juried exhibition opens tonight, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery during the First Friday event in the Eau Gallie Arts District. The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is at 1470 Highland Ave., Melbourne. Visit FifthAvenueArtGallery.com.
FOOSANER ART MUSEUM presents DEREK GORES: LOCAL EDITION, a retrospective of work by Brevard’s popular, award winning and internationally acclaimed artist Derek Gores. It runs through March 23 at Florida Tech’s Foosaner Art Museum, 1463 Highland Avenue Melbourne, FL. Call 321-674-8916 or visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org.
NANCY DILLEN RETROSPECTIVE runs through March 15, 2019 in Leu Gardens in Orlando. Read a short story about the exhibition by clicking here.
Check back later, please. The update is forthcoming.
PARTY FOR THE PLAYHOUSE takes place Feb. 9 and benefits Surfside Playhouse.
BREVARD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: Great Movies, Grand Piano – POPS takes place Feb. 9 at the King Center.