Your move. Will it be Sondheim, a comic murdery mystery or a musical based on an unlikely Stephen King movie, “Carrie.”
Surfside Playhouse–Riverside Theatre–Melbourne Civic Theatre–Melbourne Chamber Music Society–Heidi’s Jazz Club–Cocoa Village Playhouse (in reverse alphabetical order, just because…). These organizations make BREVARD CULTURE possible. Please be sure to tell them you read about them in Brevard Culture. It goes a long way to helping us continue the mission. If your organization or business wants to advertise, email BrevardCulture@gmail.com.
PUTTING IT TOGETHER opens tonight and runs through Sept. 8 at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Look for a story soon in Brevard Culture. 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.
THE READING OF THE WILL…AND WHAT THE HECK, A MURDER TOO opens tonight and runs through Aug. 11 at Surfside Playhouse. This is a murder mystery audience participation written by director Bryan Bergeron. Tickets are $21.75. 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.
CARRIE THE MUSICAL runs through Sunday at the Henegar.It will be performed by the theater’s Feller’s Steps to Broadway program. Tickets are $18 and $20. The Henegar is at 625 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne. Call 321-723-8698 or visit Henegar.org.
NOT QUITE RIGHT COMEDY Improv Troupe perform tonight and Saturday. NQR Theatre is on Eau Gallie in the Eau Gallie Arts District. For more info, visit NQRComedy.com.
MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE:
HOWL AT THE MOON tonight and Saturday at Riverside Theatre with Katie Pinder-Brown, Ken Gustafson and Aleksandr Khalitov on drums. Shows are 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 to $22, which usually sell out so call now. Arrive an hour before the comedy show for ‘Live in the Loop’ Outdoor Concert. Riverisde Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach, FL. Call 772-231-6990, visit RiversideTheatre.com or click on their ad.
HEIDI’S JAZZ LOUNGE tonight presents Steve Kirsner and friends plus the Ron Teixeira Trio. Saturday features Hella with the Ron Teixeira Trio 8 p.m. to midnight. Jazz Club Jam session Sunday. Heidi’s is at 7 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL. Call 321-783-4559 or visit HeidisJazzClub.com or click on their ad.
ASTRONOMY PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR opens runs through Sept. 29 at the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Also on view is CIRCLE OF ANIMALS/ZODIAC HEADS: GOLD. The Vero Beach Museum of Art is at 3001 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, FL. Call 772-231-0707, visit VBMuseum.org or click on their ad.
FORCED TO FLEE refugee quilt exhibit runs through Aug. 24 at the Ruth Funk Center. Here is what the website says: “The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Florida Tech and Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) premiere Forced to Flee. This powerful exhibition features 36 quilts tackling subjects ranging from human conflict to natural disasters. Art quilts have long challenged the notion that quilting is a “comfortable” art form, and in keeping with this idea, Forced to Flee asked participating artists to address an important and timely subject – the global refugee crisis.” Call 321-674-8313 or visit the museum’s website.
CLYDE BUTCHER: FLORIDA’S PHOTOGRAPHER runs through Oct. 19 at the Foosaner Art Museum. The Foosaner is at 1463 Highland Ave., Melbourne, FL. Call 321-674-8921 or visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org.
A slew of auditions coming up. For more information, click here.
MATILDA opens Aug. 9 at Titusville Playhouse.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST opens Sept. 6 at the Henegar Center.