Theater at Delray Beach Center for the Arts
Delray Beach Center for the Arts presents musicals & plays, dance & variety shows, Broadway Cabaret, music & concerts, films, lectures and literary events. Programs take place in the Crest Theatre, the Gymnasium or on the Outdoor Pavilion stage.
Special thanks to our 2013-14 series sponsors:
Presenting sponsor for the 2014 Broadway Cabaret Series
Presenting sponsor for the 2014 Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series
DOWNLOAD THE 2014-15 Crest Theatre Season flyer. Includes program and ticket information.
Musicals & Plays
Girls Night: The Musical
November 6-8, 2014Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 8 p.m., Crest Theatre. Tickets $40. This touching and hilarious 'tell-it-like-it-is' musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends. Audience members can’t help but laugh, cry and even sing and dance in the aisles to some the most popular hit…Read more...
A Chorus Line
December 5-14, 201412 performances: Friday (12/5), 8 p.m.; Saturday (12/6), 2 & 8 p.m.; Sunday (12/7) 2 p.m.; Tuesday (12/9), 8 p.m.; Wednesday (12/10), 2 & 8 p.m.; Thursday (12/11), 8 p.m.; Friday (12/12), 8 p.m.; Saturday (12/13), 2 p.m. and Sunday (12/14), 2 & 7 p.m. Crest Theatre; tickets $45. For…Read more...
A Christmas Carol
December 16, 2014Tuesday, 8 p.m.; Crest Theatre; tickets $40. This new adaptation of Dickens’ ever popular classic fills the stage with veteran Broadway actors, lush costumes, stunning sets, music, dance, and a timeless message. With beloved traditional carols of the season included, A Christmas Carol is an enchanting way to begin the…Read more...
Back on Broadway
January 16-18, 2015Friday, 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Sunday, 2 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. This all-singing, all dancing show features 10 amazing performers, dazzling sets, costumes, scenes and songs from some of Broadways biggest hits such as Mary Poppins, Avenue Q, Mama Mia! and the revivals of South Pacific, Evita and Anything…Read more...
Jekyll & Hyde - The Musical
March 6-8, 2015Friday 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Sunday, 2 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. The musical thriller, based on The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, comes off a national tour and Broadway run last year. The show boasts some of the most beautiful…Read more...
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
March 20-22, 2015Friday, 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Sunday, 2 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. This high energy show is all boisterous fun and romance that harkens back to the glory days of the movie musical. Set in the 1850s Oregon wilderness, a young bride’s plan to civilize and marry off…Read more...
January 26 & 27, 2015Monday and Tuesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. In eight short years, Megan has gone from understudy on Broadway to star of stage, screen and music. She made her Broadway debut opposite Idina Menzel in the role of Glinda (2004) in Wicked. She also starred as Doralee in 9 to…Read more...
Leslie Odom, Jr.
February 9 & 10, 2015Monday and Tuesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. Leslie made his Broadway debut at the age of 17 playing Paul in RENT. He was offered a role in the original cast of AIDA but chose to finish his studies and graduated with honors at Carnegie Melon University. He was awarded…Read more...
March 2 & 3, 2015Monday and Tuesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. Known as Canada’s first lady of musical theater, Louise received wide acclaim for her Montreal, Toronto and Paris performance as Fantine in Les Miserables and the title role in Piaf. She made her Broadway debut in the smash ABBA hit, Mamma Mia!,…Read more...
March 16 & 17, 2015Monday and Tuesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. Considered to have one of the most powerful voices on the Broadway stage, Lea won the Tony Award for her performance in Miss Saigon. She is also the recipient of the Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Circle and Theatre World awards. She was…Read more...
Married to Broadway
April 6 & 7, 2015Monday and Tuesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. Ron Sharpe and Barbra Russell tied the knot (for real) while playing Marius and Cosette in Les Miserables and so created their cabaret show, “Married to Broadway” to celebrate romance on the Great White Way. The show will also feature James Barbour,…Read more...
Catch A Rising Star: Andrew Kennedy
October 9, 2014Thursday, 8 p.m.; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 - on sale September 9th. Bilingual entertainer Andrew Kennedy is one of the most hysterical comedians working today. Raised in South America, the Caribbean and Asia, this half Colombian half British entertainer developed, produced and starred in his very own television pilot Related…Read more...
Catch A Rising Star: Tom McTiernan
November 13, 2014Thursday, 8 p.m.; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 - on sale September 9th. Tom McTiernan is one the East Coasts' best and cleanest comedians. He has appeared at New York City's and Los Angeles' best comedy clubs including Comic Strip Live, The Gotham Comedy Club, and The World Famous Improv. On television, Tom has appeared…Read more...
Catch A Rising Star: Kojo Prince
December 11, 2014Thursday, 8 p.m.; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 - on sale September 9th. Kojo Prince is a comedian with a style best described, by him, as silly and superficial but yet satisfying. Extremely energetic and animated. It is often said that you burn calories just by watching him perform. Kojo Prince was…Read more...
Steve Solomon: Cannoli, Latkes & Guilt
January 3 & 4, 2015Saturday, 8 pm; Sunday, 2 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. HE'S BACK! Just in case you've missed one of Steve Solomon's award winning “My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish…" comedies, he's back with a hilarious show featuring the very best comedy bits from his earlier three shows—plus loads of new…Read more...
Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club
January 8, 2014Thursday, 8 p.m.; Vintage Gym; tickets $20 - on sale September 9th. Our "rising star" will be announced soon! Catch a Rising Star is a chain of comedy clubs founded in December 1972 in New York City. It has since spread to other areas across the country -- including right here in…Read more...
Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series presented by Northern Trust
January 15, 2015Thursday, 2:00 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45 (main floor seating; includes post-lecture reception) and $30 (balcony seating). Spend an inspiring afternoon with one of the figure skating world's greatest Olympic gold medalists. Scott is a well-known network television skating commentator; he is also a bestselling author, actor, producer, Emmy Award…Read more...
February 12, 2015Thursday, 2:00 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45 (main floor seating; includes post-lecture reception) and $30 (balcony seating). Michael is the eldest son of President Ronald Reagan. He is committed to public service and is a champion of his father’s conservative vision. He has appeared for years on network television as…Read more...
March 19, 2015Thursday, 2:00 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45 (main floor seating; includes post-lecture reception) and $30 (balcony seating). Imagine being a wanna-be actor building sets for summer stock companies. The producer made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. He would get his union card and a small part in an upcoming…Read more...
April 2, 2015Thursday, 2:00 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45 (main floor seating; includes post-lecture reception) and $30 (balcony seating). Nick Clooney has gone from delivering the news at age 16 on the air at WFTM in Kentucky to mobilizing efforts to end violence in Darfur, addressing the United Nations Security Council and…Read more...
Music & Concerts
Atlantic City Boys
November 21-23, 2014Friday, 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Sunday, 2 pm. Crest Theatre; tickets $45. Four dynamic, lead singers perform 1960’s-style rock & roll harmonies in a fully produced stage show with live band and popular music from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons and others.…Read more...
January 14, 2015Wednesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $35. Described as, “GLEE meets STOMP,” this Texas-based ensemble is on a global pursuit to bring people together through the universal language of song and dance. Like a variety show LIVE from Central Park, Vocal Trash electrifies all ages with their tight a cappella harmonies,…Read more...
Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience
February 17, 2015Tuesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $39. Rock to the music of the Beatles in an all new interactive concert experience where the audience creates the playlist for the night… EVERY NIGHT! There’s no denying that everyone has a Beatles song attached to an event in their life. Through laughter and…Read more...
The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra
February 20-22, 2015Friday, 8 pm; Saturday, 2 & 8 pm; Sunday, 2 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. This orchestra has inspired audiences, worldwide, with their mastery of the bass, baritone, tenor, concert and soprano ukulele. Their quirky musical renditions of oldies, current hits, and long-forgotten treasures are combined with typical British humor and…Read more...