Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES, is now at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts through Oct. 20. The show is direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement.  Fort Lauderdale Native Joshua Grosso returned to South Florida for the production as ‘Marius.’

Nick Cartell shines as prisoner 24601, aka Jean Valjean, on this national tour of Les Misérables

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Monster Jam is coming back to BB&T Center from August 10-11, combining spontaneous entertainment with the ultimate off-road, motorsport competition! This full-throttle show doesn’t disappoint as Monster Jam fan favorites including El Toro Loco, Grave Digger, Max-D and many others rev their engines for an energizing show.

Use the code: MOM19 for discounted ticket prices! See you at #MonsterJam.

If you’ve never experienced the Pit Party, it’s totally worth the add-on for some additional family fun and priceless pics.

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His name is eponymous with 80s youth culture. I mean, what would 80s coming-of-age films really have been with out John Cusack? Cusack, now 53, appeared at Broward Center of the Performing Arts July 26 for a live screening of his 1989 cult classic, “Say Anything.” He also participated in a Q&A following the screening.

While Cusack has been touring the nation hosting similar events, the questions are unique to the audiences in each city and,

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The New Kids On The Block’s Mixtape Tour kicked off in May of this year and Boston’s most badass boyband is bringing some of their very special 80s and 90s friends along for the ride including:  Salt N Pepa, Tiffany, Debbie Gibson and Naughty by Nature.

  1. The soundtrack of your youth will be available live! Yes, that’s right the songs you jam out to on Spotify in your car and in the shower will be front and center stage again.

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Sonny said it best. The saddest thing in life is wasted talent. I grew up in a Siclian-American family who often spoke of the legendary characters of years gone by they remembered from the stoops of Queens, Brooklyn and Belmont Avenue. When “A Bronx Tale” the film hit theaters in 1993, it became an instant classic in Italian homes across America. While the show originated as Chazz Palminteri’s one man show in 1990, I was fortunate enough to see Palminteri at Parker Playhouse in 2008 and interview him at an after party.

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I’m a mother of two young sons with a truckload of responsibilities. I don’t get much down time these days. Alone time? What the heck is that? I miss it though. I was recently invited to the St. Somewhere spa for a media mixer where we were able to experience mini-spa treatments and sample some wine and frozen concoctions to help us hang on.

My massage therapist informed me I had what felt like speed bumps all across my back.

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My friend Mary Mantey has taken me on some pretty incredible adventures that have led us down the rum-soaked streets of Key West to the dirt-dusted tailgate area of Coral Sky Amphitheatre. Most recently, she joined me on an impromptu trip to a Boca Raton beach. There’s something so rejuvenating about a day spent by the seashore.

We had an amazing time soaking up the sun with my 10 month old son,

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Actress Lila Coogan is delighted to be starring as Anya in “Anastasia” on tour. Prior to this role, the New York-born Syracuse University graduate starred as Jane Banks in “Mary Poppins” on Broadway, as Penny Lou Pingleton in “Hairspray” at Syracuse Stage and alongside John Quinones on ABC’s “What Would You Do?” Here’s what Coogan had to say about what she enjoys most about playing her newest role, how she stays fit on the road and why audiences of all ages with be in awe of “Anastasia.”

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It was always a dream of mine to see Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons live in concert. That dream finally came true on Valentine’s Day of this year when Valli and his incredible band took the stage at the Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. While they performed back-to-back shows on Thursday, Feb. 14 and Friday, Feb. 15, I just attended the Feb. 14 show.

Valli has still got his signature falsetto singing voice and signature dance moves with the Four Seasons.

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Few performers can still pack arenas at the age of 72, but Cher has proven tour after tour that she really has found a way to “Turn Back Time” and win over new generations of fans. On Jan. 19, Cher brought her impressive collection of wigs, outrageous ensembles and crowd-pleasing hits to BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla.

Donning a bright orange curly wig, viking warrior princess-worthy head piece and a barely there gladiator costume,

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2018 was a strange year for many of us. While it had its challenges like many years often do, it was also a rewarding year. My son Patrick Thaddeus was born on July 2, 2018 after a rollercoaster ride of a pregnancy. On Dec. 19, 2018, I got to see Hamilton at Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale. The show has received more hype than a Kardashian product launch and the show is truly all that with a big of chips and a revolutionary pickle on the side.

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Hamilton is the biggest musical to hit Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Everyone and I do mean everyone wants in and understandably so. Who wouldn’t want to be in “The Room Where It Happens?” While tickets to the musical of the century will set you back plenty of Benjamins, there is still a chance to see Hamilton for just two Hamiltons. That’s right…$20! And that lucky option is available through the Hamilton app.

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If you’re on the fence about whether or not to hire that photographer to capture the precious first days of your baby’s life, do not hesitate to do it. I didn’t have newborn images taken of my first son Jack other than the photo shoot we had at the hospital the day after he was born. It’s something I regret and something I can never do over. I figured  “Oh, I’ll have time.” The truth is,

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WAITRESS is looking for two young girls to perform the role of “Lulu.”

The character of “Lulu” will be cast locally for the Miami tour stop and two girls will be chosen to share the role. Each girl chosen will perform in four shows during the one-week engagement. The character of “Lulu” is a sweet and carefree 4–to 5-year-old who appears in the production’s final scene.  

 

LULU AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS:

When: Thursday,

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Few local entertainers have added to the enrichment of the local original music scene quite like Steve Minotti. Performing on South Florida stages since 1970, Minotti continues to celebrate the very essence of what makes this area such an incubator for bold, new talent.

In an effort to continue to provide a platform for artists to share their original tunes, he has curated a handful of the top local singer/songwriters to be showcased in “Songwriter Sessions,” a Nashville in the Round style show that will feature Billy Livesay,

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