Grits and Glamour feat. Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan

From the road to the red carpet, on center stage or under the honky-tonk spotlight, Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan are a force to be reckoned with  their high heels. Combined, these ladies have recorded 28 top 10 hits, sold more than 18 million records and recorded twelve number #1 songs. Along the way, Lori and Pam have also […]





The Graduate

The Graduate

Based on the 1967 Academy Award winning hit movie, about an affair that gives riotous and racy new meaning to May-December romance. So here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson…and I have one word for you: “Plastics.” Rated R. Fri-Sat at 7:30pm, Sun at 2pm





Jayne Crews Linton Exhibit Reception

Reception for Jayne Crews Linton: Florida Landscapes Exhibit. Traditional oil and watercolor landscape paintings by local artist Jayne Crews Linton, Michael Crews Gallery.





Songs for a New World

Songs for a New World

The first on this year’s Theatre Winter Haven’s Stage Read Concert Series: “The Sounds of Broadway” features the first musical from Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, “Songs For A New World.” This moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices we make, illuminating the timelessness of self-discovery.





Exhibition Reception: “Revival” & “Her Self”

Chile Lillies - Kathy Sosa

Polk Museum of Art is now showing two exhibitions by contemporary female painters whose colorful works were influenced by specific cultures. Both will be on view through March 14. The late Chinese-American artist Gabrielle Wu Lee described her paintings as works of “dynamic expressionism.” Her works beautifully meld Eastern traditions and modern Western aesthetics into […]





Simply, Divided

January 9-25, 2015 (with a special performance on January 22) Ever since the Toyota truck plant opened in Mobile, the men of Simply, Alabama have been packing up and moving away by the hundreds. No one is more alarmed by this trend than the women who spend their days at the Simply Delicious Diner. The […]





Unnecessary Farce

Two cops.  Three crooks. Eight doors.  Go. In a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor is supposed to meet with his female accountant, while in the room next-door, two undercover cops wait to catch the meeting on videotape.  But there’s some confusion as to who’s in which room, who’s being videotaped, who’s taken the money, […]





Sister Act

SISTER ACT is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it “RIDICULOUSLY FUN,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner ALAN MENKEN (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life […]





Sister Act

SISTER ACT is Broadway’s feel-amazing musical comedy smash! The New York Post calls it “RIDICULOUSLY FUN,” and audiences are jumping to their feet in total agreement! Featuring original music by 8-time Oscar® winner ALAN MENKEN (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), SISTER ACT tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life […]





Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet’s spectacular Great Russian Nutcracker is the must-see event this holiday season! Celebrate the beloved Christmas tradition with the whole family as forty world-class Russian artists bring this charming classic to life. The New York Times raves “Knock-Out!” Experience Tchaikovsky’s master score this Christmas with the magic of larger than-life-puppets, growing Christmas tree and […]





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