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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, comedy, films, lectures and literary events. Programs take place in the Crest Theatre, the Vintage Gym or on the Outdoor Pavilion stage.

Special thanks to:

 

NorthernTrust web

 

Presenting sponsor for the 2015 Robert D. Chapin Lecture Series

 

DOWNLOAD THE 2014-15 Crest Theatre Season flyer. Includes program and ticket information.

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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  • Levi Kreis
    February 9 & 10, 2015
    Levi Kreis Monday and Tuesday, 8 p.m.; Crest Theatre; tickets $45. Levi made his Broadway debut originating the role of Jerry Lee Lewis in the Tony nominated musical Million Dollar Quartet, for which he received the 2010 Tony Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and Drama League nomination. Other theater credits include Violet, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, One Red…
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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, 2015
    Married to Broadway Monday 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,…
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Lectures & Literary

  • 11th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival
    January 19-24, 2015
    11th Annual Palm Beach Poetry Festival Tuesday-Saturday, event times vary; Crest Theatre. An extraordinary week of readings, lectures, craft talks and poetry workshops featuring an impressive line-up of 12 award-winning, nationally acclaimed faculty and guest poets headlined by Dana Gioia, former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (2003-2009). Special Events include "Ballet's Child," a…
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Comedy

  • 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: Mike Marino
    January 8, 2014
    Catch A Rising Star: Mike Marino COMEDY CLUB @ the Vintage Gym; Thursday, 8 p.m.; tickets $20.  Known to his fans as “New Jersey’s Bad Boy,” Mike is one of the most unique comics of our time. He has performed in every major comedy club from New York to Los Angeles including the MGM Grand, Catch a…
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  • Catch A Rising Star: Elayne Boosler
    January 28, 2015
    Catch A Rising Star: Elayne Boosler MAIN STAGE COMEDY @ the Crest Theatre; Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $50. Comedian/writer/animal activist Elayne Boosler is best known for her thoughtful and feisty political humor, and her love of baseball and animals, all sharing a big part of her act. For forty years, she seemingly has appeared on every…
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  • Catch A Rising Star: Richie Minervini
    February 12, 2015
    Catch A Rising Star: Richie Minervini COMEDY CLUB @ the Vintage Gym, Thursday, 8 p.m.; tickets $20. Dubbed “The Chameleon of Comedy” by his comedy peers, Minervini is known for his rapid-fire delivery of good clean comedy. He is a seasoned comedian, a veteran of standup comedy and the former owner of Long Island’s premier comedy club,…
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  • Catch A Rising Star: Tom Cotter
    March 18, 2015
    Catch A Rising Star: Tom Cotter MAIN STAGE COMEDY @ the Crest Theatre; Wednesday, 8 p.m.; tickets $50. 2013 WINNER OF AMERICA'S GOT TALENT! If laughter is the best medicine, prepare to be heavily medicated! Tom Cotter's high energy, rapid-fire style of comedy leaves audiences clutching their sides and rolling in the aisles. In the past…
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  • Catch A Rising Star: Bobby Collins
    April 4, 2015
    Catch A Rising Star: Bobby Collins MAIN STAGE COMEDY @ the Crest Theatre; Saturday 8 p.m.; tickets $45. Bobby Collins is always the funniest guy in the room. With more than 200 stand-up performances around the country each year, he is a show-business institution who has made millions laugh. A native of New York, he was literally…
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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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Musicals-Concerts-Dance

  • The Light Has Come!
    December 20, 2014
    The Light Has Come! Guest performance, presented by Many But One, Saturday at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the Crest Theatre. Tickets $15, general admission. All ages will enjoy this time together as we celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. Through music, dance and drama see the the Biblical story of Mary and Joseph come alive. This performance…
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  • Vocal Trash
    January 14, 2015
    Vocal Trash One night only! Wednesday, 8 pm; Crest Theatre; tickets $35. ELECTRIFYING! FUN FOR ALL AGES! Feel the beat at a show the whole family can enjoy! Pop music, dance drumming and a touch of comedy. It's GLEE meets STOMP! VIEW VIDEO This Texas-based, green-minded ensemble is on a global pursuit…
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  • South Florida Symphony Orchestra
    January 15, 2015
    South Florida Symphony Orchestra Guest performance, 7:30 p.m., Crest Theatre. The South Florida Symphony presents the 2014-15 Materworks Concert Series. November 15th - Expressive VirtuosityVerdi: Nabucco / Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante for Cello and Orchestra, Zuill Bailey, cello / Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 January 15th - Continuous CrescendoRavel: Bolero / Barber: Piano Concerto, Christopher Taylor, piano / Mussorgsky: Pictures at an…
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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. Celebrate the magic of the Great White Way through dazzling production numbers performed by the next generation of Broadway stars! This all-singing, all dancing show features 10 multi-talented performers who bring to life the most…
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  • An Intimate Evening with Livingston Taylor
    February 13, 2015
    An Intimate Evening with Livingston Taylor Guest performance, Friday, 8 p.m.; Crest Theatre; tickets $49; regular, $65, VIP (includes a post show meet & greet). Livingston “Liv” Taylor has enthralled audiences for forty years with a diverse original repertoire of country, folk, bluegrass, and blues. His top forty hits “I Will Be in Love with You,” and “I’ll Come Running” launched his…
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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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  • Doug Montgomery in Concert
    February 18, 2015
    Doug Montgomery in Concert Wednesday, 8 pm, Crest Theatre. A Member Appreciation Night! Tickets are free for members (limited availability); $25 for non-members. TICKETS AVAILABLE SOON! A 25th Anniversary event, this concert features classically-trained pianist, Doug Montgomery.  Member tickets must be reserved in advance; remaining seats are available to the public. Montgomery, based in Santa…
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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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  • 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. Glamorous, sexy and deliciously wicked! The musical thriller, based on The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, is the story of a brilliant but obsessive scientist whose alter ego…
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  • John Sebastian in Concert
    March 13, 2015
    John Sebastian in Concert Guest performance, Friday, 8 p.m.; Crest Theatre; tickets $49-$75 (orchestra), $49 (balcony). Over four decades the contributions of John Sebastian have become a permanent part of our American musical fabric.  His group The Lovin' Spoonful played a major role in the mid-'60s rock revolution, but what leader, singer and songwriter Sebastian had…
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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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