BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

  • 201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
  • 954-468-3337
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The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is the destination of choice in South Florida for spectacular entertainment. Ranking among the top ten most-visited theaters in the world, the Center presents more than 700 performances each year to more than 600,000 patrons. Overlooking the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale, this premier performing arts venue hosts Broadway musicals, operas, ballets, concerts, plays, multi-cultural performances, lectures, workshops and educational events; and it offers one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, serving more than 150,000 students annually.
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  • Miles to Broward Convention Center: 4
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  • Driving Directions: I-95 exit E. Broward Blvd., turn south onto S.W. Fifth Ave. Parking garage is on the right.
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Meeting Rooms
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  • Number of Rooms 2
  • Total Sq. Ft. 3000
Abdo Rew River Room
  • Width: 74
  • Length: 54
  • Height: 27
  • Theater Capacity: 250
  • Classroom Capacity: 125
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Einstein Room
  • Width: 36
  • Length: 18
  • Height: 15
  • Classroom Capacity: 65
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Amaturo Theatre
  • Width: 40
  • Length: 40
  • Height: 50
  • Theater Capacity: 590
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Au-Rene Theatre
  • Width: 55
  • Length: 50
  • Height: 90
  • Theater Capacity: 2688
  • Classroom Capacity: 2688
  • Banquet Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 900
Parker Playhouse
  • Width: 39
  • Length: 46
  • Height: 45
  • Theater Capacity: 1167
  • Classroom Capacity: 1167
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center
Events
  • Disney's The Little Mermaid

    Feb 22 - Mar 6, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    In a magical kingdom fathoms below, we meet Ariel, the little mermaid who is tired of flipping her fins and longs to be part of the fascinating world...
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  • Xanadu

    Feb 23 - Mar 6, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    It's hilarity on wheels for adults, children and anyone who has ever wanted to feel inspired! This adventurous roller skating musical, based on the...
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  • The Best of Second City

    Mar 3 - 4, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Come see where it all began! America’s famed comedy troupe, The Second City, is coming to town with hilarious sketches, songs and improvisations from...
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  • The Fab Faux

    Mar 3 - 4, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Coming back to the Parker Playhouse after a sold out 2016 concert, The Fab Faux will perform a show unlike any they have done before! The first set...
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  • The WEIGHT

    Mar 4 - 5, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Featuring members of The Band, The Levon Helm Band and The Rick Danko Group, The Weight replicate the music of The Band as no other can. Hear them...
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  • Marc Cohn

    Mar 5 - 6, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Marc Cohn is celebrating the 25th anniversary of his platinum-selling debut record with a series of very special concerts. Joined by an all-star band,...
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  • Smokey Robinson

    Mar 7 - 8, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    With hits like “Cruisin,” “Just to See Her,” “The Tracks of My Tears,” “The Tears of a Clown” and “I Second That Emotion,” Robinson accumulated more...
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  • Symphony of the Americas: Classical Soul

    Mar 7 - 8, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Sergio and Barbara Salani, piano duo Lillie McCloud, pops vocalist Classical works for piano-duo with Sergio & Barbara Salani, and a world...
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  • Gold Coast Jazz: Karrin Allyson Trio

    Mar 8 - 9, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Karrin Allyson Sings Rogers & Hammerstein In May of 2015, as part of a new agreement with Motéma Music, jazz pianist/vocalist Karrin Allyson...
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  • The Summit: Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6

    Mar 8 - 9, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    The Gold Coast Jazz Society presents Karrin Allyson Trio: Karrin Allyson Sings Rogers & Hammerstein. In May of 2015, as part of a new agreement...
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  • Itzhak Perlman

    Mar 9 - 10, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    No violinist more beautifully captures and conveys the joy of music than Itzhak Perlman, the undeniable reigning virtuoso of violin. In this...
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  • Taj Mahal: Up Close and Personal

    Mar 9 - 10, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    The Taj Mahal concert originally scheduled on February 9, 2017 at the Amaturo Theater has been rescheduled to March 9, 2017. Please KEEP YOUR TICKETS....
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  • Jim Brickman: Pure Piano The Greatest Hits

    Mar 10 - 11, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Experience an enchanting evening of magnificent solo piano with this award-winning songwriter and pianist. Brickman’s engaging stage presence...
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  • Strangers on a Train

    Mar 10 - 12, 2017 - Recurring daily BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Tennis star Guy Haines is enraged by his trampy wife's refusal to finalize their divorce so he can wed senator's daughter Anne. He strikes up a...
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  • Arts Ballet Theatre: Chipollino

    Mar 11 - 13, 2017 - Recurring daily BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    One of the most enchanting ballet characters returns to South Florida to entertain adults and children alike. Chipollino is a ballet consisting of two...
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  • Miami City Ballet – Program Three

    Mar 11 - 13, 2017 - Recurring daily BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Twenty-four girls stampeding across the stage – most of them in purple, their hair flowing – and a single man. Gounod’s passionate Faust...
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  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    Mar 13 - 14, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra with a program of unbridled virtuosity and orchestral splendor! Violinist...
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  • Patti LaBelle

    Mar 14 - 15, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Beloved by fans for her fiery live performances and sassy wit, the two-time Grammy Award winner proved her diva status once again in 2014 when she...
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  • Big River

    Mar 16 - Apr 3, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Winner of 7 Tony Awards Including Best Musical, Twain’s timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps...
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  • Pilobolus Shadowland

    Mar 16 - 17, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    In this groundbreaking and beguiling theatrical experience, the internationally acclaimed group presents an ingenious mix of shadow theater, dance,...
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  • Rascal Flatts UP CLOSE AND ACOUSTIC TOUR 2017

    Mar 18 - 19, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    22.5 million albums sold. 28 million digital downloads. 16 Number 1 singles. The multi-platinum and global superstar band makes its first appearance...
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  • Carol Burnett: An Afternoon of Laughter & Reflection

    Mar 19 - 20, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Carol Burnett, award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her work on stage and screen, most...
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  • Something Rotten!

    Mar 21 - Apr 3, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local...
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  • South Florida Symphony: Pops Series II – And The Tony Goes To...

    Mar 21 - 22, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Back by popular demand, the Symphony tips our hat to Broadway once again in a spectacular homage to Tony Award-winning musicals for a night to...
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  • Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

    Mar 23 - Apr 10, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Naughty and educational, this Off-Broadway hit comedy—based on the international best-selling book of the same title—takes the audience on a hilarious...
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  • The House at Pooh Corner

    Apr 1 - 2, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Whether young and wide-eyed or wise to the ways of the world, it’s a real treat return to the House at Pooh Corner to spend some tender time with...
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  • Neil Sedaka

    Apr 5 - 6, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Known for his string of fun, early rock ‘n’ roll classics like “Oh! Carol,” “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do” and “Calendar Girl,” Neil Sedaka is a national...
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  • Jay Leno

    Apr 6 - 7, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Jay Leno has captivated living rooms across the world for over 20 years with charisma, comedy and charm as host of late night television’s top-rated,...
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  • South Florida Symphony: Masterworks III – Untamed Spirit

    Apr 6 - 7, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    The final Masterworks concert promises to be a memorable evening with Mendelssohn’s popular Hebrides Overture opening the concert and Tchaikovsky’s...
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  • The Kingston Trio

    Apr 7 - 8, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    In 1957 The Kingston Trio emerged from San Francisco's North Beach club scene to take the country by storm, bringing the rich tradition of American...
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  • Miami City Ballet - Program IV

    Apr 8 - 10, 2017 - Recurring daily BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Balanchine's Divertimento No. 15 is a plot-less ballet in five movements. It contains starring roles for five women, who shine in the...
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  • Daniel Nardicio presents: Dina Martina

    Apr 11 - 12, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    JOHN WATERS says Dina Martina goes way beyond drag into some new kind of twisted art! GRAHAM NORTON says Dina Martina is hilarious like no one else I...
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  • Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart

    Apr 12 - 13, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Bringing Baroque orchestra and choir together with brilliant originality, the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart breathes vibrant life into a...
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  • Ken Peplowski & Diego Figueiredo: The Bossa Nova Wave

    Apr 12 - 13, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    The Gold Coast Jazz Society presents Ken Peplowski & Diego Figueiredo: The Bossa Nova Wave. The Bossa Nova Wave is richly recreated and...
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  • One Woman Sex and the City

    Apr 14 - 16, 2017 - Recurring daily BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Ever debate whether you’re a Carrie, a Miranda, a Charlotte, or a Samantha? All four of your favorite New York City single girls—and all six seasons...
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  • Rocktopia

    Apr 18 - 19, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Rocktopia is a revolutionary performance celebrating the fusion of classical music with classic rock featuring five world-class vocalists, five top...
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  • Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science

    Apr 19 - 20, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Foodies and scientists unite! With a perfect blend of science, food and music in two hours of pure entertainment, James Beard Award-winner Alton Brown...
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  • Aida

    Apr 20 - May 8, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Winner of four 2000 Tony Awards, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida is a musical bursting with contemporary energy chronicling the love triangle between...
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  • Aida

    Apr 20 - May 8, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Music by Elton John Lyrics by Tim Rice Book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang Directed and Choreographed by: Patrick Fitzwater...
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  • Gilberto Santa Rosa

    Apr 20 - 21, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Affectionately known as the Gentleman of Salsa, Gilberto Santa Rosa is one of the most celebrated Latin music vocalists in the world for his musical...
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  • Matilda The Musical

    Apr 25 - May 8, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    TIME Magazine’s #1 Show of the Year! Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards®, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an...
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  • Havana Hop!

    May 1 - 2, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    "Hop and Bop" Using their imaginations, students make music come to life through body movement and creative drama.
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  • Havana Hop!

    May 1 - 2, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    What if you were invited to dance for the president? You’d want it to be the best dance ever. Come meet Yelia who visits her grandmother in Cuba to...
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  • Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile

    May 6 - 7, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Splish, Splash! Bath time will never be the same after the audience meets Lyle the lovable crocodile who turns up in a bathtub in a New York City...
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  • Gold Coast Jazz: Johnny Rogers, David Pruyn & S. Florida Jazz Orchestra

    May 10 - 11, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Ol’ Blues Eyes Meets The Velvet Fog Continuing the celebration of Frank Sinatra’s 100th year, jazz vocalist Johnny Rogers joins forces with vocalist...
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  • Florida Grand Opera: A Masked Ball

    May 11 - 14, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Thursday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Riccardo, the young and popular king, is planning a masked ball. His secretary and close friend Renato has become aware of conspirators who want...
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  • Steel Magnolias

    May 13 - 15, 2017 - Recurring daily BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    Over the buzz of blow dryers, six southern spitfires gather each week at Truvy's beauty shop to gossip and support each other through thick and thin....
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  • Arts Ballet Theatre: Spring Gala

    May 14 - 15, 2017 BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    A performance that without a doubt will crown the conclusion of another season of triumphs where Issaev will put on stage pieces of classic and...
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  • Mamma Mia!

    May 19 - 22, 2017 - Recurring daily BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! Over 50 million people all around the world have fallen in love...
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  • Finding Neverland

    Jun 13 - 26, 2017 - Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    FINDING NEVERLAND is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for BEST MUSICAL! This breathtaking smash...
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  • Paw Patrol Live!

    Jul 22 - 24, 2017 - Recurring daily BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
    201 SW 5 Ave
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
    954-462-0222
    PAW Patrol is on a roll with the first-ever live tour! It's the day of the Great Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor...
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