Performing Arts

Bits 'N Pieces Puppet Theatre presents: Puss in Boots

Sat., Jan. 31, 2009, 2 pm
Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center
Members: $12 adult, $9 child; Non-members: $15 adult, $12 child; children under four free
$3 off per ticket for groups of 10 or more

Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre presents their own musical adaptation of The Master Cat. One of the fairy tales collected by French storyteller Charles Perrault in The Mother Goose Tales in 1697, they’ll use giant, nine-foot-tall puppets to retell the classic childhood story.

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OceanDance 2008

Tues., Dec. 30, 8:00 pm
Wed., Dec. 31, 9:30 pm
FREE
Location: Hollywood Beach at Johnson Street

Now in its 10th year, OceanDance continues with a FREE dance performance on Hollywood Beach. Arrive early and dont forget to bring your beach chair, as this annual event cannot be missed.

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East Meets Hollywood Family Arts Festival

Sun., Dec. 14, 2008, 10 am 2 pm
FREE, ArtsPark at Young Circle

Live performances and interactive workshops for children and families in the beautifully landscaped setting of ArtsPark at Young Circle. Featuring Taiko drumming by Fusho Daiko, Origami and storytelling by Kuniko Yamamoto, fish-rub printmaking, and more.

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Free Family Day: Little Red Riding Hood

Sun, Oct. 19, 2008, 1 pm
FREE, ArtsPark at Young Circle

Little Red Riding Hood learns not to talk to strangers, and gets a big scare! The classic children’s story is told through music, narration and dance. Colorful costumes, comic characterizations and exciting dance sequences add to the familiar story.

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Free Family Day: Red Herring Puppets

Sun, Sep. 21, 2008, 1 pm
FREE, Hollywood Central Performing Arts Center

Red Herring Puppets have created an original rhymed version of the classic tale of Aesops Fables told with music and large tabletop puppets. These timeless stories are simple to understand and address topics relevant to school age children.

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Family Day: Fushu Daiko

Sun, June 15, 2008, 1 pm
FREE, ArtPark Grove Area

Join Fushu Daiko for an exciting afternoon featuring the ancient art of Japanese Taiko drumming.

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Family Day: Kuniko Yamamoto

Sun, May 18, 2008, 1 pm
FREE, ArtPark Grove Area

Welcome to the infinite world of paper folding, Origami! Mythological character masks & puppets, amazing flowers and a six-foot-long dragon—all made from origami—set the stage while storyteller Kuniko shares heartfelt stories from ancient Japan.

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Family Day: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Sun, March 16, 2008, 1 pm, FREE, ArtPark Grove Area

This fun-filled childrens performance features colorful costumes and upbeat, character-oriented dance movement. This classic is told through dance, music and narration.

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Nrityagram Dance Ensemble

March 6 – 9, 2008

The internationally acclaimed Nrityagram Dance Ensemble from Southern India transports viewers to enchanted worlds of magic and spirituality with the sensuous flow of Odissi, the oldest of Indias classical dance forms. Surupa Sens compelling choreography is the elusive union of meaning and abstraction, set to an original score and performed to live music by a stunning ensemble of female dancers.

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Family Day: Nego Gato African Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble

Sun, Feb. 24, 2008, 1 pm

Through music and dance that has survived for over 500 years, the Nego Gato African Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble brings to their audiences the living history of Africans brought to Brazil during the period of the slave trade.

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Sat, Feb. 23, 2008, 2 pm

Bits N Pieces presents an original musical production of Cinderella with their trademark nine-feet-tall puppets. A unique combination of talented puppeteers and actors bring a new dimension to the world of live theater.

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Family Day: Bananas, Books, and Pancakes

Sun, Jan. 20, 2008, 1 pm
FREE

Fantasy Theatre Factory performers bring to life selections from award-winning children’s authors using music, mime, acting, comedy, and costumes to enhance each story.

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Broadway Actors Performances, Summer Arts Camp 2016

Don’t miss the final performance of our Broadway Actors campers!

Broadway Actors production of Seussical, Jr.
Performance: Friday, July 8 at 5:30 pm
$8 Adult
$5 Children under 12

Broadway Actors production of Honk!, Jr.
Performance: Friday, August 12 at 5:30 pm
$8 Adult
$5 Children under 12

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Mixed Up Fairy Tales

By Page Turner Adventures
Saturday, May 14, 2016, 2pm
FREE

“World Famous Storyologist” Page Turner and her slapstick sidekick need your help to break a spell or Beauty will sleep for 100 years!

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The Tiger and the Brahmin

By Momentum Dance Company
Saturday, March 19, 2016, 2pm
FREE

Spice up your afternoon with this colorful fable from India that tells the story of a trusting Brahmin whose kindness to a Tiger is betrayed when the Tiger tries to eat him!

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Princess Thimbelina

By Bits ‘N Pieces Puppet Theatre
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 2pm
FREE

Come along and sing with Thimbelina and her menagerie of animal friends in Bits N Pieces Puppet Theatre’s original musical adaptation.

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Broadway Actors Performances, Summer Arts Camp 2015

Don’t miss the final performance of our Broadway Actors campers as they bring a family friendly musical theatre production of a Disney classic to life!

Broadway Actors production of Disney’s Mulan, Junior.
Performance: Friday, August 7 at 5 pm
$8 Adult
$5 Children under 12

Defying the village matchmaker, Mulan takes up arms and disguises as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army. The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous sidekick Mushu to save the Emperor! Disney’s Mulan, Jr. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor, and the fighting spirit.

Past Performance
Broadway Actors production of Shrek, Junior
Performance: Thursday, July 2 at 5 pm
$8 Adult
$5 Children under 12

In a faraway kingdom, the green ogre Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairy tale misfits, runaways who’ve been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wise-cracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a task – if he rescues feisty Princess Fiona from the Dragon-guarded tower, his swamp will be returned to him. But, a fairy tale wouldn’t be complete without unexpected twists and turns along the way.

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Dog Loves Books presented by ArtsPower

Sat. May 2, 2015, 2 pm

Louise Yates’ New York Times Best Seller comes to life in a cheerful musical about the irresistible Dog who loves everything about books. In fact, he loves books SO much that he decides to open up his own bookstore. ArtsPower’s delightful new musical celebrates the power of the imagination and the satisfaction that comes when you share books and friendship with others.

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The Magic Toy Shop presented by Momentum Dance Company

Sat. March 21, 2015, 2 pm

Come see this magical performance where a kind old toymaker creates toys that come to life at night. Exciting mischief unfolds when a curious young girl sneaks into the toy shop after the toymaker has closed his shop for the evening. This delightful tale is a perfect afternoon treat for families and young audiences and will awaken the imagination of children of all ages!

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Ballad of America presented by Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band

Sat. January 24, 2015, 2 pm

The whole family can stomp their feet, and clap along to classic American folk songs, and hear stories about the people from the past who brought them to life! With vocals, guitar, banjo, fiddle, and a wealth of traditional American folk songs, Matthew Sabatella and the Rambling String Band are sure to have you singin’ your favorite ballad of America!

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Moving Current Dance Collective: Dancing Your Direction

Sat., May 10, 2014, 2pm
FREE

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Dancing Your Direction is an interactive performance that makes contemporary dance understandable for audiences of all ages. After each dance and a quick chat, the audience becomes the choreographer, giving direction to the dancers.

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West Broward High School: HANDS

Sat., April 26, 2014, 2 pm
FREE

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West Broward High School’s performance of Helping America Notice Deaf Society (HANDS) will enthrall people of all ages. HANDS is an inspiring infusion of sign language, exciting choreography, and music, including classic favorites to current hits.

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