Review: BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS at Surfside

By KEENAN CARVER Brevard Culture Theatre Critic When looking for musicals to see on a typical weekend, not many titles catch your eye like “THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS” by Carol Hall, Larry L. King, and Peter Masterson. Just as the name alludes, Director Bryan Bergeron gives the audience a...

CVP outta the gate with GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE

From left: Caroline Brown, Angel Santiago, Cathy Moubray in Cocoa Village Playhouse production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Photo by Jonathan Goforth. By PAM HARBAUGH The Cocoa Village Playhouse opens one of the most challenging, and most funny, new musicals, “A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER.” It...

GET OUT! March 1 to 3

By PAM HARBAUGH You’ve got quite the variety of goodies to add flavor to your weekend. Read about weekend events by our vital arts community and be sure to click on their ads, which helps Brevard Culture abide: COCOA VILLAGE PLAYHOUSE, HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB, MELBOURNE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY, MELBOURNE CIVIC THEATRE,...

AMERICA’S GOT TALENT at HEIDI’s JAZZ CLUB

By PAM HARBAUGH Here’s something that should bring a new demographic to the sweetest night spot in Brevard: Sixth season winner of America’s Got Talent, Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., appears 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. tonight at Heidi’s Jazz Club in Cocoa Beach. Murphy and his band will perform crooner classics from...

MAN OF LA MANCHA at TPI

Patrick Ryan Sullivan is Don Quixote/Cervantes in MAN OF LA MANCHA at Titusville Playhouse. Photo by Niko Stamos. By PAM HARBAUGH Dreaming the impossible dream has become rather de rigueur for Titusville Playhouse. Having revisioned itself seven years ago, and now in the midst of bringing an ailing Henegar Center under...

Review: GLORIA at MAD COW

From left: Zack Roundy, Patrick A. Jackson, Jen Chia and Kristin Shirilla in GLORIA at Mad Cow Theatre in Orlando, FL. Detail of a photo by Tom Hurst. By Keenan Carver Brevard Culture Theater Critic In its quest to produce compelling plays, Mad Cow Theatre brings to its stage the Obie...

GET OUT! February 22 to 24

By PAM HARBAUGH Springtime hits the cultural scene. Perfect weather for you to call a friend and GET OUT! Read about weekend events by our vital arts community and be sure to click on their ads, which helps Brevard Culture abide: COCOA VILLAGE PLAYHOUSE, HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB, MELBOURNE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY,...

FRAN DELISLE and Friends

Goodbye party for Fran Delisle at the King Center organized by musicians of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. Standing are Fran Delisle and Maestro Christopher Confessore. Photo by Pam Harbaugh By PAM HARBAUGH There sure has been a lot of love heaped upon Fran Delisle, who has retired after giving 25 years...

GET OUT! February 15 to 17

By PAM HARBAUGH Arts community is getting excitement ready for you. Read about weekend events by our vital arts community and be sure to click on their ads, which helps Brevard Culture abide: COCOA VILLAGE PLAYHOUSE, HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB, MELBOURNE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY, MELBOURNE CIVIC THEATRE, RIVERSIDE THEATRE and SURFSIDE PLAYHOUSE....

REVIEW: Wrapped in Embrace of Riverside’s The Last Romance

PJ Benjamin and Louisa Flaningam in THE LAST ROMANCE at Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, FL. By PAM HARBAUGH Are we growing up with Joe DiPietro? The playwright first told us that we were perfect but that we had to change in order to maintain our young marriage. Then we went over...