Voices of the People: Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time”

Polk State’s Voices of the People continues this month with a performance of Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time,” a hauntingly beautiful piece of music composed during the Holocaust. French-born Olivier Messiaen composed his “Quartet for the End of Time” in 1941, while being held at a German prisoner-of-war camp, according to World ORT’s […]





Nobody’s Perfect

April 18-May 2, Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:30pm. Haines City Community Theatre announces the cast and crew for the final show of their 2015 season, “Nobody’s Perfect,” by Simon Williams.  Cast members include David Smith, Sally O’Quinn, John Tasin, and Kaytlynn Mullinex. Director is Renee Palmer, Stage Manager is Karis Frenchak. Synopsis: When Leonard Loftus […]





Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor

April 17-26, 2015 Friday & Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm Presented at The Lake Mirror Theatre, 121 S. Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL, 33801 Tickets $22 Adults, $20 Seniors (55 & older), $15 Students w/id, $10 Children12 & under Lakeland Community Theatre 863 603 PLAY (7529) or at www.lakelandcommunitytheatre.com Inspired by the playwright’s youthful experience as a […]





THE OTHER SIDE OF SOUSA

Festival of Fine Arts Thursday, April 16, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. John Phillip Sousa described a march as music that “should make a man with a wooden leg step out.” Although most notable as a composer of marches, he also composed many other types of music. During his lifetime, he produced over two hundred works, […]





April 24-26: Florida Dance Theatre presents Celebrate Dance

The Lakeland based Florida Dance Theatre is hosting its 3rd Annual Celebrate Dance Festival April 24th through 26th 2015. The festival includes 3 days of master dance classes in a variety of dance techniques taught by professionals from around the country, a Gala concert performance at Florida Southern’s Branscomb Auditorium, and a free performance at […]





Apr 17-26: Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor

April 17-26, 2015 Friday & Saturday 7:30pm, Sunday 2pm Presented at The Lake Mirror Theatre, 121 S. Lake Ave, Lakeland, FL, 33801 Tickets $22 Adults, $20 Seniors (55 & older), $15 Students w/id, $10 Children12 & under Lakeland Community Theatre 863 603 PLAY (7529) or at www.lakelandcommunitytheatre.com Inspired by the playwright’s youthful experience as a […]





Apr 18-May 2: Nobody’s Perfect

Haines City Community Theatre announces the cast and crew for the final show of their 2015 season, “Nobody’s Perfect,” by Simon Williams.  Cast members include David Smith, Sally O’Quinn, John Tasin, and Kaytlynn Mullinex. Director is Renee Palmer, Stage Manager is Karis Frenchak. Synopsis: When Leonard Loftus wishes to submit his novel to a feminist publishing […]





Apr 9-26: Becky’s New Car at Theatre Winter Haven

Becky's New Car

BECKY’S NEW CAR, a play by Steven Dietz, runs April 9 – 26, 2015 at Theatre Winter Haven. Synopsis: Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life?  Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management and in a middling marriage – with no prospects for change on the horizon.  Then one night a […]





8th Annual All-County Dance Festival & Gala Concert: An Evening of Dance

All-County Dance Festival

Polk County Schools proudly present their 8th Annual All-County Dance Festival and Gala Concert on Saturday, April 11th, 2015. The dance festival and gala concert encourages and supports the elements of artistically based dance and performance through dance educational opportunities for students while also serving to further the community’s understanding and appreciation of the art […]





Seussical

Seussical

Southeastern University presents Seussical, The Musical on the Main Stage at Harrison School for the Arts. Performances are Friday-Saturday, April 10-11 at 7:30pm and on Sunday, April 12 at 2:30pm. Tickets are $15 Adults; $10 Students/Seniors/Alumni





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