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Broward Center for the Performing Arts

201 S.W. Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL



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Kirk Franklin

Rap/Hip Hop,Gospel

Kirk Franklin was a young minister when he forever changed Christian music through his combination of contemporary hip hop and traditional gospel music. Now, nearly two decades later, he remains a multi-platinum, chart-topping artist on the Billboard Gospel and Christian charts.


• Wed 7/17/19 at - 7:30 PM

PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue

Play,Children's Theatre

PAW Patrol Live! "Race to the Rescue" is an action-packed, high-energy adventure featuring up-tempo show music that is set around the day of the Great Race between Adventure Bay's Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom's Mayor Humdinger. With the race about to begin, Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. Ryder summons Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma, and the newest pup, Everest, to rescue Mayor Goodway and to run the race in her place.


• Sat 7/20/19 at - 10:00 AM
• Sat 7/20/19 at - 2:00 PM
• Sat 7/20/19 at - 6:00 PM
• Sun 7/21/19 at - 10:00 AM
• Sun 7/21/19 at - 2:00 PM

Bring It! Live

Urban/Hip Hop

Featuring Coach Donna Williams and her Dancing Dolls with new routines and new Fans vs. Dolls battles.


• Wed 7/24/19 at - 8:00 PM

A Live Conversation with John Cusack and a Screening of High Fidelity


For fans of John Cusack and High Fidelity, a visit to Championship Vinyl would definitely make a "top five" list. With four decades' worth of roles in over 70 films, John Cusack will share stories from his career, answer audience questions, and give a behind-the-scenes look into High Fidelity, following a screening of the iconic film about a record shop owner on a search for love (and the reasons behind his failed relationships) set against a backdrop of over 70 songs spanning multiple decades and genres of music. Released in 2000, The New York Times praised John Cusack as "a master at easygoing camaraderie." Rotten Tomatoes has High Fidelity ranked #14 on the list of Best Romantic Comedies. Fans will get the opportunity to experience a moderated discussion, with John answering audience questions as well. A limited number of VIP seats will be available that include a post-show photo op with John.


• Fri 7/26/19 at - 7:30 PM

John Cusack & Screening of "Say Anything"


The 1989 comedy/drama "Say Anything" brought popular culture the love story of Lloyd Dobler (Cusack) and Diane Court (Ione Skye). An eternal optimist seeks the heart of a brain trapped in the body of a game show hostess. One of the great modern movie romances of the late 20th century, "Say Anything" made a star of Cusack. He went on to success in "High Fidelity," "Grosse Point Blank," and "Being John Malkovich," among others. Tonight, join him for a screening of "Say Anything" followed by a conversation regarding his career and the making of the movie.


• Fri 7/26/19 at - 7:30 PM

Men are from Mars - Women are from Venus LIVE!


Men are from Mars - Women are from Venus LIVE! is more than just the book. This hysterical one-man fusion of theater and stand-up is based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book by John Gray will have couples elbowing each other all evening as they see themselves on stage. When Mars and Venus collide, the adventures are earth-shatteringly hysterical. Sexy and fast paced, this show is definitely for couples and a great recipe for a night out: a little storytelling blended with some comedy and a dash of sage wisdom from the book. A delicious evening of entertainment!


• Sat 7/27/19 at - 4:00 PM
• Sat 7/27/19 at - 8:00 PM

Iyanla Vanzant


She's an inspirational speaker, New Thought spiritual teacher, and author. Iyanla can currently be seen on television as the host of Iyanla, Fix My Life and as a frequently featured guest teacher of Oprah's Lifeclass on the Oprah Network.


• Thu 8/1/19 at - 8:00 PM

XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami: Contemporary Performance

Classical Dance,Modern,World Dance,Latin/Salsa

The acclaimed International Ballet Festival of Miami is a summer highlight event in South Florida presenting ballet stars from around the world. This cutting edge Contemporary Performance features companies from Mexico and USA in an eclectic mix of dance & music from classical & contemporary to Afro Cuban & Spanish guitar.


• Sun 8/11/19 at - 5:00 PM

Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis

Rock,Cover/Tribute Band/Performer

Chris MacDonald will tell the stories and sing the music of the sexy white Mississippi boy who "sang blues laced with country, and country laced with gospel," as Rolling Stone has put it, alluding to the African-American roots of his sound. The magazine also title him rock 'n' roll's first real star.


• Sat 8/17/19 at - 1:30 PM
• Sat 8/17/19 at - 7:30 PM

Rock The Yacht



• Wed 8/21/19 at - 8:00 PM

Beres Hammond


Beres Hammond is one of reggae's great soul singers. Hammond's style harkens back to the Rastafarian sounds of the '70s, centering on a strong melody coupled with socially conscious lyrics and intricate harmonies.


• Sun 8/25/19 at - 7:30 PM

The B-52s


The B-52s (Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson, Keith Strickland and Cindy Wilson), perhaps best known for their hit song 'Love Shack,' formed in Athens, GA back in the late '70s and named themselves after Southern slang for a particular beehive hairdo that resembled the nose of an aircraft. Their first single 'Rock Lobster,' recorded in 1978, was an underground success, and on the strength of their energetic, post-punk live shows at such legendary venues as CBGB in New York City and Max's Kansas City, their self-titled debut sold more than 500,000 copies. Now, more than 30 years and 20 million albums sold later, the group is still one of the most beloved party bands in existence. The touring band includes members Sterling Campbell, Paul Gordon and Tracy Wormworth.


• Thu 8/29/19 at - 7:30 PM



Formed in 1985 by Wisconsin high school buddies Sam Llanas and Kurt Neumann, the BoDeans have been turning out twangy, clean-cut, homespun guitar rock 'n' roll for over twenty-five years.


• Thu 9/12/19 at - 7:30 PM

We Are Two Different People Tour

Stand Up Comedy

Danny Gonzalez and Drew Gooden embark on a nationwide tour to prove, once and for all, that they are, in fact, 2 different people. Join us for a night of brand new comedy songs, live comedy sketches, roasts, and improv all in an effort to prove they are, in fact, two different people. With opening act and special guest Kurtis Conner you are sure to have a night of laughs and memories to last. Get your tickets before they're gone!


• Tue 9/17/19 at - 8:00 PM

Leoni Torres



• Sat 9/21/19 at - 8:00 PM

Scott Stapp


Scott Stapp is a singer-songwriter, musician, and philanthropist, best known as the lead vocalist and co-founder of the rock band Creed. His first solo album, 'The Great Divide' was released in 2005, peaked in the Top 20 of Billboard’s Top 200 charts and was certified platinum. In 2000, Scott founded the With Arms Wide Open Foundation, a charity organization dedicated to promote healthy, loving relationships between children and their families.


• Fri 9/27/19 at - 8:00 PM

The Talbott Brothers


The Talbott Brothers are the Omaha-based duo of Nick and Tyler Talbott.


• Thu 10/3/19 at - 8:00 PM

One Funny Mother

Stand Up Comedy


• Sat 10/5/19 at - 8:00 PM

Gilberto Santa Rosa


Gilberto Santa Rosa is one of the most successful vocalists in Puerto Rico. Known as a master of 'soneo,' an improvisational vocal technique, Santa Rosa has recorded such Salsa hits as 'Muneca' and 'Cantante De Cartel.'


• Sat 10/5/19 at - 8:00 PM

Baby Shark Live!

Children's Theatre,Musical

Take an adventure into the sea with Baby Shark as he joins his friend Pinkfong to sing and dance through some of your favorite new and classic songs! In this one of a kind live experience young fans will be dancing in the aisles as Baby Shark and his friends, go on fun adventures to learn about shapes, colors, numbers and so much more!


• Sun 10/6/19 at - 2:00 PM

Bill Engvall

Stand Up Comedy

Making audiences howl is what this Texas native has been doing since his 'Here's Your Sign' album took the country-music industry by surprise. Engvall is a disc jockey-turned-comedian who has since earned acclaim for his platinum-selling comedy albums, joining fellow funnymen Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White and Larry the Cable Guy on the Blue Collar Comedy tours and numerous TV specials. Engvall has also branched out into acting, starring in his own sitcom and appearing on episodes of 'Leverage' and 'Hawthorne.'


• Thu 10/24/19 at - 8:00 PM

Ellis Paul


Ellis Paul was an architect of the Boston school of songwriting, an urbane, literate style that helped ignite the folk revival of the 1990s. His charismatic performance style has influenced a generation of folk-popsters and his songs can be heard on several movie and TV soundtracks.


• Fri 10/25/19 at - 7:30 PM

Adam Ezra Group


Boston native Adam Ezra, a singer, songwriter and guitar player, formed this group, which plays a modern version of folky Americana.


• Fri 11/1/19 at - 8:00 PM

Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly Rock'n'roll Dream Tour


Accompanied by a live band and back-up singers, this cutting-edge, holographic performance with remastered audio will transport audiences back in time for an unforgettable evening of Roy & Buddys greatest hits onstage. Performing (virtually) together for the first time, this once in a lifetime show will feature chartbuster favorites including Roy Orbison's Oh, Pretty Woman, You Got It, Only the Lonely and Buddy Hollys Oh Boy!, Not Fade Away and That'll Be the Day, among many others.


• Fri 11/1/19 at - 8:00 PM

Elvis Costello


Elvis Costello has followed his musical curiosity in a career spanning four decades. He's perhaps best known for his performances with The Attractions, The Imposters and for concert appearances with pianist Steve Nieve. His prolific output includes such hits as "Allison," "Radio Radio," "'Watching the Detectives," "'Everyday I Write the Book" and "Veronica." He evolved from being typecast in the late '70s as an angry young man at the forefront of whatever new wave was, to a musical renaissance man who has recorded albums with Burt Bacharach, Anne-Sophie Mutter, The Brodsky Quartet and The Roots. He's also been a presence on TV, having appeared several times on "Saturday Night LIve" (starting with his notorious 1977 performance), hosted the Channel 4 (UK)/CTV music series "Spectacle: Elvis Costello With ...," and had a stint as fill-in guest host on "The Late Show With David Letterman."


• Thu 11/7/19 at - 8:00 PM

Mac McAnally


Country singer and guitarist Mac McAnally has performed with greats such as Jimmy Buffett, and he has written songs for Alabama, Nanci Griffith and Sammy Kershaw, among others.


• Thu 11/14/19 at - 7:30 PM

Straight No Chaser

A cappella,Pop

Straight No Chaser has emerged as one of the world’s premier a cappella groups. Gaining national attention as a YouTube phenomenon for their hilarious and brilliantly performed version of 'The 12 Days of Christmas' (11 million hits and counting), this group of friends, who founded the group as undergraduates at Indiana University, all of a sudden found themselves reunited...with unforgettable new material.


• Sat 11/16/19 at - 8:00 PM

70's New Year's Soul Xplosion


Celebrate with a night of classic R&B and soul featuring three legendary groups. Don't miss Russell Thompkins Jr. and The New Stylistics ("Betcha By Golly Wow", "You Make Me Feel Brand New", "I'm Stone in Love With You"), The Chi-Lites ("Oh Girl", "Have You Seen Her") and Harold Melvin's Blue Notes ("If You Don't Know Me By Now", "Don't Leave Me This Way", "Bad Luck") in this evening of classic soulful hits that will have you dancing into the New Year!


• Sat 12/28/19 at - 6:30 PM