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Levis JCC West Boca Theatre  

The Marvelous Wonderettes

March 5 – 8

Thursday, March 5, 2 pm & 7:30 pm; Saturday, March 7, 7:30 pm; Sunday, March 8, 2 pm.

Tickets: $30 – $40

At the 1958 Springfield High School prom, the audience meets Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. This musical trip down memory lane features classic ‘50’s and ‘60’s hits.

 

Barefoot in the Park

March 12 – March 25

Thursday, March 12, 2 pm & 7:30 pm; Thursday, March 19, 7:30 pm; Saturdays, March 14 & 21, 7:30 pm; Sundays, March 15 & 22, 2 pm; Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 pm.

Tickets: $30 – $40

Neil Simon’s romantic comedy focuses on newlyweds Corie and Paul as they begin married life in a tiny, 5th-floor walkup apartment in a Manhattan brownstone.

 

Delray Beach Playhouse

Daughter of a Garbageman

March 5

8 p.m.

Tickets: $29

Maureen Langan’s one-woman show is a tale of her 1970’s upbringing in New Jersey, in which her Irish mother and Bronx-born father, a New York City sanitation worker, told her to work hard, get educated and life would reward her. But is that true? Langan lambasts today’s “reality show culture,” while revealing her parents’ strengths, struggles and secrets, as well as her own, and how that made her who she is today.

 

The Bridge Game

March 10

12:30 p.m.

Tickets $39 (includes lunch catered by Too Jays)

Three celebrated actors from Words… Alive present a reading of THE BRIDGE GAME, an original play written by Carole Geshlider.  Based on her years of competition bridge, friendships, and bridge club, the play is a wacky comedy about friendship, survival and forgiveness.

 

Michael D’Amore – Lead Singer of the Capris: The Very Best of the 50’s & 60’s Hits

March 11

12:30 p.m.

Tickets $39 (includes lunch catered by Too Jays)

Veteran New York entertainer, Michael D’Amore performs his one-man show, celebrating the best of the 50’s and 60’s.  As a member of The Capris, D’Amore sings lead on the their hits “There’s A Moon Out Tonight” and “Morse Code Of Love” for music fans around the world.

 

Florida’s Funniest Comedians: James Yon and Juanita Lolita

March 13

8 p.m.

Tickets $20

James Yon is a Florida native and one of America’s hottest up and coming comedians. He can be seen every Sunday at 11 p.m. hosting his own show, “Viral Breakdown,” on the Afrotainment Channel. Juanita Lolita was voted Tampa’s funniest female with her Latin flair and hillbilly background. She takes pride in the fact that she can make you laugh hysterically without profanity.

 

Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty

March 14

8 p.m.

Tickets $37/$45

Emmy award-winning actress, Elaine Bromka collaborated with playwright Eric H. Weinberger to create this one-woman show that reveals life and love in the White House.  TEA FOR THREE humanizes the political scene with a whimsical and deeply moving story – a behind-the-scenes look at Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, and Betty Ford.

 

STAGE STRUCK: A Play by Simon Gray

March 20-April 5

Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.; Wednesday (3/25 only), 8 p.m.; Thursday, 8 p.m.

Tickets $35 (adults); $15 (students); $25 (groups)

When the philandering husband of a successful London stage actress is advised by her psychiatrist to leave him, he realizes he only has two alternatives: to be thrown abruptly onto the street…or to become a wealthy widower.

 

Voices of Women of the 60s: Joan, Joni, Judy, Janis, Carly and Carole

March 24-25

2 p.m.

Tickets $25

Singing duo Bill Bowen and Joan Friedenberg retrace the steps of six female music legends and bring you with them. Slides illustrate as the inspiring presentation wends its way through the lives of Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Judy Collins, Janis Ian, Carly Simon and Carole King with commentary that recalls both their challenges and stunning achievements.

 

Put on a Happy Face: Gower Champion on Broadway

March 30-April 9

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.

Tickets $35 (adults); $15 (students); $25 (groups)

Gower Champion first rose to stardom as half of the most celebrated dancing team since Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Marge and Gower Champion appeared in a popular series of MGM musicals and eventually became household names when they were given their own television show.

 

Arts Garage

Elaine Dame presents the Lady Lyricists: Queens of Tin Pan Alley

March 1

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Though not as famous as their male counterparts, women lyricists like Dorothy Fields, Carolyn Leigh, and Betty Comden made vast and varied contributions to American popular song, paving the way for future female artists and making their mark in a male-dominated field.

 

Comedy Night

March 3

8-10 p.m.

$5 for patrons | Free for performers

Try your hand at stand-up, sing a comedic tune, or tap into your literary side with a funny poem during an hour of open mic. Two regional stand-up comedians take the stage in the second hour to close the night with gut-busting laughs.

 

We Can Do It! Art Exhibit Opening Reception

March 6

6-8 p.m.

Join us for Happy Hour from 5-7pm and enjoy the art at the opening of the WE CAN DO IT! EXHIBITION featuring local emerging artists Eliza Singerman, Katrina Stautihar and Marcia Bukowski. The event is free!

 

Night at the Movies – with Svetlana and the New York Swing Collective

March 6

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Night at the Movies takes listeners on a dynamic musical journey that ranges from the French New Wave and Soviet Cinema, to modern day Academy Award-winners, and animated classics. It is presented by the exciting ensemble of exciting New York jazz stars.

 

Diana Rein

March 7

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Diana Rein just finished in the studio, for her new 2019 release, ”Queen of my Castle,” which promises not only to be a highly anticipated release, but a tribute to her influences. Coast Records signed Diana Rein, the guitarist and vocalist, perfectly dubbed as the ‘Six-String Siren of Blues.’ This is the follow up to her sophomore album ”Long Road.”

 

On the Radio: A Tribute to Donna Summer

March 8

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

A vibrant, explosive, exciting eruption of music and talent is awaiting your arrival as ”ON THE RADIO” opens their hearts and souls to show you the best of The Queen of Disco Donna Summer. This is the show for everyone who feels the rhythm and wants to take part in the sights and sounds of the music that made us all get on our feet.

 

Arts Garage All Arts Open Mic Night

March 10

8-11 p.m.

$5 for patrons | Free for performers

Arts Garage presents our ALL ARTS OPEN MIC NIGHT. If you’ve been working on a song, a poem, a rap, or a riff that you want to show off, this is the place for you.

 

Kristina Koller

March 13

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Always innovative and pushing the limit, Kristina Koller is making her mark in the music world. With such a diverse artistic foundation, it is no surprise that her innovation for new sounds drives Kristina’s creative flow, melding jazz, funk, R&B & alternative genres into her music.

 

Tas Cru and his Band of Tortured Souls

March 15

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $30 | Reserved $35 | Premium $40

Tas Cru’s show is an eclectic mix of songs across the wide spectrum of blues styles. He’ll swing you with a traditional shuffle, swoon you with a sultry ballad, lull you into a trance with deep Hill-country blues and then rock your knobs off. The performance features stellar vocals with rich layers of harmony. Solos are shared between Tas and his other guitarist and saxophone.

 

Out of the House Series: Victoria Vox

March 18

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $25

Victoria Vox is an award-winning, ukulele-toting songwriter and performer. She performs mostly as a one-woman-band, incorporating a loop pedal and bass effect on her ukulele, while taking her own solos (on mouth-trumpet), and cutting through it all with her genuine lyrics and pure voice.

 

Hotel California

March 19, 7-9 p.m.

March 20, 8-10 p.m.

General Admission $40 | Reserved $45 | Premium $50

Today Hotel California continues to tour internationally, and their stage show has evolved into one of the most impressive and popular productions on the North American soft-seat and festival circuits.

 

The Manny Echazabal Quintet

March 21

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

A celebration of the auspicious debut CD, Short Notice, by Miami-born saxophonist Manny Echazabal, is a fun post-bop ride that reveals compositional ingeniousness and an adventurous side that draws from Wayne Shorter and Michael Brecker, but still brandishes a valid signature.

 

Miami Girls Tumbao

March 22

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $30 | Reserved $35 | Premium $40

This Miami based group began in 2017 and all the women of this ensemble are professional musicians that happen to all be from Cuba with similar musical backgrounds. They come together to play their own kind of Afro-Cuban, World Latin music, powerfully virtuosic yet elegant and contemporary music. These seven women all with formal musical training in their respective instruments have assumed the task of rescuing the traditional dance music of Cuba.

 

Mod 27

March 26

8 p.m.

Improv Comedy

General Admission $15

Mod 27 is Palm Beach County’s longest running comedy improv company features the most experienced cast performing Chicago-style improv and sketch comedy.

 

Yoko Miwa Trio: Celebrating the release of the Keep Talkin’ CD

March 27

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Internationally acclaimed pianist/composer Yoko Miwa is one of the most powerful and compelling performers on the scene today. Her trio, with its remarkable telepathy and infectious energy, has brought audiences to their feet worldwide.

 

Lauren Mitchell

March 28

8-10 p.m.

General Admission $35 | Reserved $40 | Premium $45

Ms. Mitchell’s high-energy show & soulful vocals are matched by her seasoned backing band, which includes Vincent Sims (Guitar) who has worked with Lucky Peterson & Koko Taylor as well as Grammy winner Manny Yanes (Patti LaBelle, “One Night Only”) on bass.

 

Doctor Nativo de Guatemaya

March 29

7-8:30 p.m.

General Admission $30 | Reserved $35 | Premium $40

Doctor Nativo brings a powerful, interactive show to every audience moving their spirit, making them sing along to his instant hits and participate by connecting through the stories behind his music.

 

Old School Square

MusicWorks presents Live & Let Die- The Music of Paul McCartney

March 4

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

Singer and Recording artist, Tony Kishman is the creator and bandleader of Live & Let Die; a full multi-media experience celebrating the music of Paul McCartney and featuring four multi-talented musicians. Tickets start at $42

 

Absolutely Her-larious

March 7

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

With an all-star cast of superstar female impersonators, you won’t believe your eyes that these gals are really guys! Frank Marino and his cast of female impersonators not only recreate but almost uncannily duplicate, the likenesses of such stars as Joan Rivers, Bette Midler, Pink, Marilyn Monroe, Katy Perry, and Lady Gaga. Tickets start at $55

 

Andre De Shields

March 9-10

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

Andre De Shields is the triple-crown winner of the 2019 awards season. He won the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Tony Awards as Best Feature Actor in a Musical for his acclaimed performance as Hermes, Messenger to the Gods in Hadestown.

 

MusicWorks presents Ticket to the Moon – An ELO Tribute

March 11

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

Emulating the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), the award-winning English rock band that formed in 1970 by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists, Reggie Fecteau and his ten-piece group present over two-dozen hits… music characterized by a fusion of Beatlesque pop, classical arrangements, and futuristic iconography. Audiences can expect an explosion of phenomenal sounds with this caliber of multi-instrumentalists on guitars, vocals, keyboard, and multiple string players. Tickets start at $42.

 

The Duprees

March 15

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

The Duprees are known the world over for their romantic interpretations of the most beautiful love songs ever written. Starting in the early sixties in Jersey City, New Jersey, The Duprees were discovered by former big band leader and President of Coed Records, George Paxton. Impressed with their smooth vocal quality, he had them record Jo Stafford’s 1950’s ballad You Belong to Me with Big Band arrangements. Tickets start at $57.

 

Killer Queen- Presented by Frank J. Russo

March 19

8 p.m.

Pavilion

Two years after Mercury’s death, a group of talented rockers united in London to form a Queen tribute band, and thus Killer Queen was born. This tribute act aimed to relive the greatest Queen concert moments of the ‘70s and ‘80s, and they proved that they could accomplish this goal every single time they took the stage. General admission starts at $20.

 

Jake Ehrenreich’s A Jew Grows in Brooklyn 2.0

March 20-21

8 p.m.

Crest Theatre

A Jew Grows in Brooklyn 2.0 is the critically acclaimed new generation of the “dazzling” (NY Times) comedy musical that shattered box office records in the heart of Broadway. From the stoops of Brooklyn to the warmth of Catskills summers, award-winning performer Jake Ehrenreich combines real-life comedy, pathos, and music – from Classic rock to Yiddish – in this unique multi-media production. Ticket start at $57.

Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd, The Wall

March 20

8 p.m.

Pavilion

Presented by MusicWorks and Old School Square, Classic Albums Live is back for a second season of concerts that takes classic albums and performs them live, on stage – note for note, cut for cut – using the world’s greatest musicians. This is NOT a local tribute band. Tickets start at $20.

 

Space Oddity: The David Bowie Experience

March 25

8 p.m.

Pavilion

A live, multi-media spectacle that takes you on a musical journey through the career of rock and roll’s most celebrated innovator. Tickets start at $20.

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Highly Exaggerated Stories of My Life: Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III

March 26

6 p.m.

Crest Theatre

Efrem “Skip” Zimbalist III shares intimate moments and personal stories growing up among a musical family: His grandfather Efrem Zimbalist Sr. was one of the world’s greatest violinists, his grandmother, Alma Gluck, was the first classical musician to sell one million records, and of course his father, Efrem Zimbalist  Jr., who was a Hollywood actor. Zimbalist will also share personal experiences from his time in the Army during the Vietnam War, his educational career at Harvard and various professional accomplishments. Tickets $30 (includes valet and one complimentary drink)