ALMOST, MAINE

ALMOST, MAINE Written by John Cariani, Directed by Paul Bawek October 1-4; 8-11, 2015 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) This sweet romantic comedy takes place in Almost, Maine, a mythical town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States.  On a cold, clear, moonless night, with a possibility of seeing the […]

LOVE, LOST; LOVE GAINED: MUSICAL THEATRE LOVE SONGS

Why do characters in musical theatre sing?  Love, of course!  FSC’s musical theatre director, mezzo soprano Christianne Roll, explores this theory with pianist Patrick Fleitz in songs that run the gamut from traditional Broadway classics to more contemporary musical theatre repertoire. Join this duo as they perform such favorites as Bill and Can’t Help Lovin’ […]

Eldar Djangirov Piano Trio Concert

Elder Djangirov

The series kicks off September 17 with piano virtuoso Eldar Djangirov. Djangirov was lauded by the late Dave Brubeck as “a genius beyond most young people I’ve heard.” Downbeat magazine stated that “his command of his instrument is beyond staggering.” Live @ Harrison This year marks the launch of Live at Harrison – a series […]

Art-i-facts Magazine: Fall 2015 (Sept-Oct)

The print edition of the Fall 2015 (September-October) issue of Art-i-facts Magazine is available at Polk Museum of Art, The Lakeland Center, Theatre Winter Haven, Polk County History Center, Outpost 27, Chambers of Commerce in Lakeland, Lake Wales, Bartow, Winter Haven and Frostproof. Delivery continues to the public libraries in Auburndale, Bartow, Lakeland (Lake Morton) and Lake […]

SEU Choral Concert

SEU Chorale

Southeastern University presents an end of semester choral concert at First Presbyterian Church Lakeland.

ORCHESTRAL PERSPECTIVES

Festival of Fine Arts Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.       Concluding her first year as conductor of FSC’s Symphony Orchestra and director of FSC’s strings program, Kira Omelchenko leads her youthful ensemble through an evening of music designed to showcase the diversity of the orchestral repertoire. Please join this talented conductor as she presents […]

Celtic Thunder – Very Best of Tour

CELTIC THUNDER fans will be be thrilled with the line-up for this nostalgic Very Best Of CELTIC THUNDER Tour. Damian McGinty (former Glee Star) will be back performing as a Guest Artist with the CELTIC THUNDER guys Colm Keegan, Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, Emmett O’Hanlon and Neil Byrne. Backed as ever by the amazing CELTIC […]

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 […]

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