The Florida Prep Theatre

Photo of the stage in The Florida Prep Theatre as it was being readied for ‘Peter and the Starcatcher.’ Design by David McQuillan Robertson. Photo by Pam Harbaugh. By PAM HARBAUGH Florida Prep is stepping up big time into the cultural community. It has committed to a $125,000 donation to the...

GET OUT! October 26 to 28

By PAM HARBAUGH Fall is finally in the air. The cultural community’s spook-meisters are ready to thrill you. Now it’s up to you. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: PHANTASMAGORIA IX “HOMECOMING” is designed to thrill. Gotta get in a car and...

SMOKEY JOE’S at Riverside features Vero native

From left: Ian Coulter-Buford, Jamari Johnson Williams, Andre Jordan, Schyler Conaway in Riverside Theatre’s SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE. Photo by Garett Schiefer By PAM HARBAUGH The stars have aligned well for Jamari Williams. The talented young man who grew up in the Vero Beach area had been a fixture with the Gifford...

Review: Magic Happening at Henegar’s THE WIZ

By JOAN TADDIE Brevard Culture Theater Critic From melting witches and pyrotechnics, to a diverse audience gathered for a communal joy, there’s magic on stage at the Henegar’s production of “The Wiz.” The story and characters that we all know from watching the 1939 classic Judy Garland movie, “The Wizard of...

REVIEW: VERONICA’S ROOM Will Haunt You

Abigail Gordiany in VERONICA’S ROOM at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Photo by Max Thorton. By KEENAN CARVER Brevard Culture Theatre Critic After opening their season with the farce musical “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”, Melbourne Civic Theatre offers the super-suspenseful “Veronica’s Room”, a spooky show just in time for the spooky season. The thriller...

GET OUT! October 19 to 21

By PAM HARBAUGH NQR Players turning into all-comedy, all the time destination. Could this become a cool place for stand-up? Get your Halloween spirit on with some big costume shows at Titusville Playhouse and the Henegar. PlayRead tomorrow at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations...

NANCY DILLEN Retrospective

Detail, TREE TRAILS  by Nancy Baur Dillen By PAM HARBAUGH One of my fave area artists is NANCY BAUR DILLEN. When you first meet her, you’ll experience someone with quiet confidence. But take a look at her art and you sense a soul exploding with intense imagination. Indeed, her art breathes...

At Heidi’s Jazz Lounge

By PAM HARBAUGH If you’re looking for great jazz, and a top-notch menu, you’ve got to make a bee-line to Heidi’s Jazz Club. Featured performers for the rest of the year include: Stephanie Nakasian (Oct. 12 and 13); Ronnie Leigh (Oct. 26); and Rev. Billy C. Wirtz (Oct. 27 and Nov....

THE WIZ Eases on Down to the Henegar

From left: Brian Hancock, Felander Stevenson, Kwabena Flewellyn, Ana Monet and Donnie Gethers in the Henegar’s THE WIZ. Photo detail by Dana Niemeier. By PAM HARBAUGH While there are plenty of opportunities to get scared outta your bloomers this season, Halloween enthusiasts of a more gentle persuasion have something fun for...

AUDITIONS October and November 2018

Here are upcoming auditions listed chronologically. Be sure to arrive early for auditions and check out the audition tips theaters offer on their websites. NOT QUITE RIGHT PLAYERS will hold an open audition 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 28 at the NQR Theatre in the Eau Gallie Arts District, at 587...