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May 6

DANCE NOW! MIAMI RETURNS TO THE BROWARD CENTER

Tthe troupe will present the world premieres of Dorian's Reflection and the Jewish-themed Anusim.

Apr 28

THE BROWARD CENTER NOMINATED AS THE THEATRE OF THE DECADE

Voting is open to the general public now through May 14, 2021.

Feb 18

BROADWAY RETURNING WITH A SPECTACULAR LINE-UP

Broadway in Fort Lauderdale is thrilled to announce that Broadway will be returning to the Broward Center in fall of 2021 with the addition of three Broadway blockbusters, Come From Away, Disney's Frozen, and Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations to the season lineup. 

Feb 18

Ghost Light Society Hosts Successful Celebration to Save the Stages

Guests attending the 11th Annual Ghost Light Society Soirée in December were treated to an entertaining and interactive virtual celebration to save the stages. The "Superhero Soirée" was presented by UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) and raised more than $53,000 for the Broward Center for the Performings Arts' Road to Recovery Fund.

Feb 18

RHAPSODY IN BLACK ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO SHARE THEIR STORIES

On February 2, students from Hallandale High, Cooper City High and Everglades High gathered on Zoom for an interactive workshop with actor LeLand Gantt, taking their 6-week experience to a powerful culmination.

Jan 8

THE BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES WINTER/SPRING CLASSES AND SPRING BREAK THEATER CAMP

Interested students can learn more during a free virtual open house on Saturday, January 23

Jan 6

Backlot Live at the Broward Center

Today’s top entertainers are set to take Broward Center’s all-new outdoor stage by entertaining fans under the stars.

Dec 8

Black Violin Earns First GRAMMY Nomination for Their Album Take The Stairs

On November 24, 2020, Broward County’s own Black Violin, the classical-meets-hip-hop duo, earned their first GRAMMY nomination.

Dec 7

CELEBRATE THE SEASON WITH US

Here are 5 ways to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with these virtual and live events from the Broward Center. And when planning your holiday shopping, consider a gift to our Road to Recovery Fund . Your support will help ensure our ability to entertain, educate and engage our community during the holidays and throughout the year!

Dec 4

THE GAME IS AFOOT WITH “ART HEIST” AT THE BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Socially distanced groups interview suspects at five walkable locations in Downtown Fort Lauderdale to solve the world’s biggest true-crime art caper.

Dec 1

BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS TO OFFER “RHAPSODY IN BLACK” TO LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS WITH A FOCUS ON EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

Broward Center is among 13 U.S. performing arts institutions to commission virtual performance.

Nov 22

THE NEW “BACKSTAGE AT BROWARD CENTER” TOUR IS AN INVITE TO FANS TO “TAKE THEIR SHOT” AND STAR IN THEIR OWN ONSTAGE PHOTO OPP

Anyone who has ever dreamed of starring on Broadway or in a viral video with millions of views can have the next best thing as the Broward Center for the Performing Arts invites the public on Backstage at Broward Center Tours where they can take Instagram-worthy photos from the locations only the biggest stars in entertainment get to experience.

Nov 9

A Salute to Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese

Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese has influenced thousands of lives with his music. On November 13, 2020, the Symphony of the Americas presents a tribute concert entitled “Merci Maestro” to honor and celebrate its Founding Artistic Director at Broward Center’s Amaturo Theater.

Oct 8

BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS TO TAKE PART IN THE YOUTUBE MUSIC AND NATIONAL INDEPENDENT VENUE ASSOCIATION #SOSFEST THREE-DAY VIRTUAL FESTIVAL TO HELP SAVE INDEPENDENT VENUES ACROSS THE U.S.

Broward Center to feature a performance by Grammy®-nominee Sebastián Yatra #SOSFEST to be hosted by Reggie Watts with an intimate set from Foo Fighters and performances by Brittany Howard, Dave Matthews, Dillon Francis, The Roots, Marshmello & Demi Lovato, Kelsea Ballerini, Miley Cyrus, Monica, Reba McIntire, Sebastián Yatra, YG and many more.

Aug 18

The Iconic Parker Playhouse Is Getting Ready For Its Next Act As 30 Million Dollar Reimagining is Well Underway

Activity is as busy as ever at the iconic Parker Playhouse. But, instead of instruments coming off the loading dock for that night’s concert, state-of-the art equipment is being installed and renovations are on schedule that will create new hospitality experiences in one of Fort Lauderdale’s storied venues.

Aug 3

CEO KELLEY SHANLEY TAKES TOP HONORS AT THE 44TH ANNUAL CARBONELL AWARDS

Kelley Shanley, Broward Center’s President & CEO, was honored with the prestigious George Abbott Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts at the 44th annual Carbonell Awards in a virtual ceremony on August 3.