Theater at Delray Beach Center for the Arts

Theater

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:

MLWM logo web

Presenting sponsor for the 2014 Broadway Cabaret Series

 

NorthernTrust web

 

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

  • Pass It On - An Evening with Bill W. & Dr. Bob
    August 21-24, 2014
    Pass It On - An Evening with Bill W. & Dr. Bob Guest Production in the Crest Theatre, Thursday, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2:00 p.m. Tickets $25; purchase at www.passitondelray.bpt.me or call 800-838-3006. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. presents the North American tour of the live stage production…
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  • Girls Night: The Musical
    November 6-8, 2014
    Girls Night: The Musical Thursday, 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…
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  • A Chorus Line
    December 5-14, 2014
    A Chorus Line 12 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…
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  • A Christmas Carol
    December 16, 2014
    A Christmas Carol Tuesday, 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…
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  • Back on Broadway
    January 16-18, 2015
    Back on Broadway Friday, 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…
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  • Jekyll & Hyde - The Musical
    March 6-8, 2015
    Jekyll & Hyde - The Musical Friday 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…
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  • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
    March 20-22, 2015
    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Friday, 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…
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Broadway Cabaret

  • Megan Hilty
    January 26 & 27, 2015
    Megan Hilty Monday 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…
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  • Leslie Odom, Jr.
    February 9 & 10, 2015
    Leslie Odom, Jr. Monday 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…
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  • Louise Pitre
    March 2 & 3, 2015
    Louise Pitre Monday 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!,…
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  • Lea Salonga
    March 16 & 17, 2015
    Lea Salonga Monday 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…
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  • Married to Broadway
    April 6 & 7, 2014
    Married to Broadway Monday and Tuesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. Ron Sharpe and Barbara 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,…
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Comedy

  • Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club
    October 9, 2014
    Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club Thursday, 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…
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  • Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club
    November 13, 2014
    Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club Thursday, 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…
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  • Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club
    December 11, 2014
    Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club Thursday, 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…
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  • Steve Solomon: Cannoli, Latkes & Guilt
    January 3 & 4, 2015
    Steve Solomon: Cannoli, Latkes & Guilt Saturday, 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…
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  • Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club
    January 8, 2014
    Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club Thursday, 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…
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Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series presented by Northern Trust

  • Scott Hamilton
    January 15, 2015
    Scott Hamilton Thursday, 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…
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  • Michael Reagan
    February 12, 2015
    Michael Reagan Thursday, 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…
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  • Bill Berloni
    March 19, 2015
    Bill Berloni Thursday, 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…
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  • Nick Clooney
    April 2, 2015
    Nick Clooney Thursday, 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…
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Music & Concerts

  • Atlantic City Boys
    November 21-23, 2014
    Atlantic City Boys Friday, 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.…
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  • Vocal Trash
    January 14, 2015
    Vocal Trash Wednesday, 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,…
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  • Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience
    February 17, 2015
    Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience Tuesday, 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…
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  • The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra
    February 20-22, 2015
    The United Kingdom Ukulele Orchestra Friday, 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…
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Film

  • Art Cinema at the Crest: Nebraska
    July 30, 2014
    Art Cinema at the Crest: Nebraska Wednesday, screenings at 4:00 and 7:30 with post-film discussion; Crest Theatre. 2013 adventure/drama (R) starring Bruce Dern, Will Forte and June Squibb. An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
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  • Art Cinema: Led Zeppelin-The Song Remains the Same
    August 6, 2014
    Art Cinema: Led Zeppelin-The Song Remains the Same Wednesday, screenings at 4:00 and 7:30 p.m. with post-film discussions; Crest Theatre. 1976 music documentary (PG) featuring a Led Zeppelin concert filmed in Madison Square Garden, New York.
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  • Art Cinema at the Crest: All About Eve
    August 13, 2014
    Art Cinema at the Crest: All About Eve Wednesday, screenings at 4:00 and 7:30 p.m. with post-film discussions; Crest Theatre. 1950 drama (PG) starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and George Sanders. An ingenue insinuates herself in to the company of an established but aging stage actress and her circle of theater friends.
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  • Art Cinema: Coen Brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis
    August 20, 2014
    Art Cinema: Coen Brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis Wednesday, screenings at 4:00 and 7:30 p.m. with post-film discussions; Crest Theatre. 2014 music drama (R) starring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and John Goodman. A week in the life of a young singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961.
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  • Art Cinema at the Crest: Caddyshack
    August 27, 2014
    Art Cinema at the Crest: Caddyshack Wednesday, screenings at 4:00 and 7:30 p.m. with post-film discussion; Crest Theatre. The 1980 comedy classic (R) starring Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield and Bill Murray. The hilarious story of an exclusive golf club that has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.
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