Cocoa Village Playhouse ALADDIN FILM SERIES

By PAM HARBAUGH While Cocoa Village Playhouse has enjoyed robust audience attendance to its many musicals, there’s another program that it’s been steadily growing. It’s the Aladdin Film Series and it brings in a wide array of films, from silent movies and great black and white classics like “Casablanca,” to holiday...

NQR: TAKING THE LEAP

From left: Jon Emmerich, Aaron Karnes, Pete Jacobsen, Holly McFarland Karnes, Glenn “Kraz” Krasny and Jessica Taylor form NOT QUITE RIGHT IMPROV. By PAM HARBAUGH There’s something pretty cool on the New Year’s Eve horizon — an evening long celebration with the Not Quite Right Comedy Players. And they have a...

NEW LEADERSHIP at the BREVARD SYMPHONY

David Schillhammer, photo provided by the Brevard Symphony Orchestra By PAM HARBAUGH Well that was fast. Brevard Symphony Orchestra executive director Fran Delisle barely got out the info that she was retiring when a press release was issued stating the board has already hired her replacement — David Schillhammer, the soon...

An ARLAN ROPP Lovefest

By PAM HARBAUGH Who doesn’t love Arlan Ropp? And if you raise you’re hand, you need to go to your room and think about that, mister. Mr. Ropp, a real fixture for decades in the Brevard community theater scene, was honored yesterday at Surfside Playhouse. Leaders at the Playhouse decided the...

WEEKEND CULTURAL UPDATES

By PAM HARBAUGH CANCELED: Seems like this crummy cold is spreading fast. A couple of performers with the NOT QUITE RIGHT PLAYERS are not quite right, so tonight’s “Oranga Tanga” show has been canceled (…that’s tonight as in Dec. 15, 2018). But keep an eye on the company’s New Year’s Eve...

GET OUT! December 14 to 16

By PAM HARBAUGH Lots of yummy holiday offerings there for the taking, so dig in. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations and businesses supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: THE SANTALAND DIARIES starring Patrick Ryan Sullivan runs through Sunday in the TPI Second Stage at Titusville Playhouse. Read...

GET OUT! December 7 to 9

By PAM HARBAUGH Some cultural presents at your feet. Go for it and GET! OUT! Be sure to click on ads for the organizations and businesses supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: THE SANTALAND DIARIES starring Patrick Ryan Sullivan opens this weekend and runs through Dec. 16 in the TPI Second...

Leading Man Tackles Curmudgeonly Elf

Patrick Ryan Sullivan in SANTALAND DIARIES at Titusville Playhouse 2nd Stage. Photo by Niko Stamos. By PAM HARBAUGH Broadway has its Hugh Jackman. Hollywood has its, well, Hugh Jackman. Brevard is no different when it comes to Star Power attraction. Indeed, Titusville Playhouse’s 2nd Stage is relying on the popularity and...

ALFIE returns to MCT

By PAM HARBAUGH It’s and empty cultural Christmas without Melbourne Civic Theatre and Alfie Silva. Really. Even though the theater’s director, Peg Girard, frequently mounts a proper play during the “high season,” it’s just not quite festive enough without our favorite Dean Martin/Elvis/Johnny Cash/Etc. stand-in. This time, MCT’s Christmas Show show...

GET OUT! November 30 to December 2

By PAM HARBAUGH Tired already? December has just started, so rest up. Get those headphones on and nap. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations and businesses supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: WILLY WONKA opens Friday and runs through Dec. 16 at the Henegar. This of course is...