Jim Brickman

Jim Brickman turns 20 this year… Well, his music turns 20 this year and he’s commemorating the last two decades the best way he knows how, by “Celebrating 20 Years” in concert with fans across the country. Marking this milestone of his dynamic career, Brickman will showcase new music, along with the hits that made […]

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

“Goin’ courting” has never been as much fun as in this rip-roaring stage version of the popular MGM movie. Set in Oregon in 1850, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers tells the story of Milly, a young bride living in the 1850’s Oregon wilderness. Her plan to civilize and marry off her six rowdy brothers-in-law to […]

Flashdance

The pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to […]

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

Over 50 years ago, the man who changed the face of popular music tragically died in a plane crash at age 22. Our Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story tells the story of the three years in which he became the world’s top recording artist with a show that features over 20 of Buddy Holly’s […]

Mary Poppins

The jack-of-all-trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorsteps. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again. MARY POPPINS delighted Broadway audiences […]

Princess Whatsername

An LWLT Children’s Theatre production featuring special presentation by “The Theatre Tots.” The story begins in the Misty Forest, where a girl is sleeping all alone. But when she wakes, nothing looks familiar to her. She can’t remember anything — not where she’s from, how she got here or even her own name! She embarks […]

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

October 17–November 2 Fri.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2pm. A magnificently macabre new musical comedy by the creators of The Jersey Boys.

An Afternoon Melody

Southeastern University musical event at Polk Museum of Art.

Theatre Events: Final Performances This Weekend (Oct 30-Nov 2)

Thurs, October 30 – Sun, November 2, 2014 — Anton in Show Business Thur – Sat at 7:30pm, Sun. at 2:30pm. $18 Adult, $9 Student This madcap comedy follows three actresses as they pursue their dream of performing Chekhov in Texas. A production of Florida Southern College Theatre Department Call 863-680-4296 or visit www.flsouthern.edu/ffa The Addams Family Fri […]

West Side Story

West Side Story

An American musical inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Libretto by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. A production of Harrison School for the Arts. November 6-9; Thurs.-Sat. at 7:30pm, Sat.-Sun. at 2pm. Learn more: www.harrisonarts.com

Polk Arts Alliance

PO Box 727 Bartow, FL 33831-0727 director@polkarts.org (863) 804-0494