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Published: Nov 22, 2023

The Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Imagination Series at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and The Parker features childhood superstars from television and film, magical feats and technological wizardry in exciting adventures that will entertain audiences of all ages.

Upcoming events as the series continue begin with a celebration of the most magical time of the year with Jen Kramer's Magical Holiday Show at The Parker on Saturday, December 30 at 8 p.m. Kramer turns the impossible into the impossible-to-ignore, wowing audiences with her contagious smile and world-class sleight-of-hand. A member of the Society of American Magicians, the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Academy of Magical Arts and Hollywood's world-famous Magic Castle, she was named Female Magician of the Year by the International Magicians Society. Kramer has been featured on television shows including Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Masters of Illusion, and NBC's Today Show.

Get ready for the ultimate curiosity adventure in Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour Wednesday, February 28 at 6:00 p.m. in the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center. Dance, sing, and learn with Blippi and special guest Meekah as they discover what makes different cities unique and special. Will there be monster trucks, excavators, and garbage trucks galore? You bet! So get ready to shake those wiggles out and OJ Twist your way through this brand-new musical party!

With a mash-up of dazzling wizardry, spectacular dance moves, high-tech effects and original music, iLuminate comes to Lillian S. Wells Hall at the Parker on Sunday, March 3 at 7 p.m. State-of-the-art technology and electrifying entertainers unite to create the ultimate performing arts experience. Blending music, art and technological magic, iLuminate tells a story of adventure and romance through dance styles ranging from contemporary, hip-hop, Latin and breaking, all using the power of light. The troupe gained national attention on hit television shows including America's Got Talent, Dancing with the Stars, X Factor, American Music Awards, MTV's Video Music Awards, BET Awards, The Nickelodeon Awards, Billboard and Latin Billboard Awards.

Now in its seventh year of touring, this production brings your favorite characters hopping back on board the trolley and coming to the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center with the grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike in Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live: King For A Day! on Friday, March 22 at 6 p.m. The hugely popular Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood LIVE!, based on the no. 1 PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on stages across the country. Daniel and all of his friends invite you for a brand-new adventure in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe where Daniel learns just what it takes to be King. The beloved characters come alive on stage to captivate audiences with new songs to sing along to, magical moments and surprise guests along the way. It's a royally great time filled with tigertastic fun, teaching the valuable lessons of kindness, helping others and being a friend.

For generations, the music of Disney's princesses has been the soundtrack to our lives. Now, these beloved songs come alive on stage with a host of Broadway and television stars in Disney Princess – The Concert! in the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center on Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m. Be our guest as Broadway favorite Lissa deGuzman (Princess Jasmine in Aladdin, Wicked), BroadwayWorld® Award-winner Syndee Winters (Nala in The Lion King, Hamilton), and Disney Channel star Anneliese van der Pol (Belle in Beauty and the Beast, That's So Raven/Raven's Home), combine forces in this concert of a lifetime. They are joined by their magical Music Director, Benjamin Rauhala (Fiddler on the Roof, The Secret Life of Bees) and enchanting Prince, Adam J. Levy (Moulin Rouge, Waitress). Dress up in your favorite royal attire and share the joy of Disney with your loved ones at this internationally acclaimed concert experience.

Ticketmaster is the only official ticketing service of The Broward Center and The Parker. Buy tickets online at and; by phone at 954.462.0222; and in person at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office.

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker is located in Holiday Park at 707 N.E. Eighth St. in Fort Lauderdale. The Parker is an affiliated venue of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, which provides programming and management of the facility.

The Broward Center 2023/2024 season is supported by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation. AutoNation, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, Spirit and UHealth University of Miami Health System. Programs are also sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.



About Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Provided by Carole in September

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a caring, compassionate setting designed specifically for children. The level one pediatric trauma center combines advanced technology, the expertise of some of the region’s most diverse, board-certified specialists, and a patient and family-centered focus to heal the body, mind, and spirit. Part of Memorial Healthcare System, the pediatric hospital in Hollywood, Florida, recently doubled in size, adding four floors, including a comprehensive cardiac care floor, an intraoperative MRI, an inpatient rehabilitation gym, family and staff support areas, and the 14th Garth Brooks Teammates for Kids Child Life Zone, among other offerings. 

About The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

One of America’s premier performing arts venues, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents more than 700 performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons, showcasing a wide range of exciting cultural programming and events. Guest experiences at the Broward Center include the all-inclusive Spirit Club Level and UHealth-University of Miami Health System Intermezzo Lounge, special events in the Huizenga Pavilion, waterfront dining at Marti’s New River Bistro and innovative classes and workshops for all ages at the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center. With one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, the Broward Center serves more than 100,000 students annually. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit

About The Parker

The Parker is Fort Lauderdale’s iconic, heritage theater presenting concerts, comedy, dance, family fare and more. Beautifully renovated in 2021, The Parker offers audiences enhanced entertainment and hospitality experiences. The neo-classical Lillian S. Wells Hall features outstanding acoustics, unobstructed sightlines, wide rows and continental seating. The grand S. Donald Sussman Lobby, Bernie Peck’s Bar, the intimate Haller Club, and the private members’ lounge, The Place To Be, provide ample opportunities for audiences to enjoy culture, cocktails and conversation with every visit to the theater.  For more information, visit