Men Who Dance returns to the Amaturo stage at The Broward Center on Nov. 25 and 26 with a line-up of dancers from around the globe. The dance event delves into the exploration of gender roles against the backdrop of social, cultural, geographic, political, and religious stereotypes, labels, and psyche. An explosion of artistic expression meant to celebrate, challenge, deconstruct, and redefine concepts and notions of “masculinity.”
Against the backdrop of unforgettable displays of bravura and thought-provoking choreography, local, national, and international dance companies and individual artists will present an exhilarating repertoire of myriad themes and genres. In addition to guest artists from around the globe, previous and returning South Florida artists include Miami City Ballet, Dance NOW! Miami, Cuban Classical Ballet, Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami, Tango Out, RTW Dance, Arts Ballet Theatre, Florida Grand Opera, New Canon Chamber Collective, and South Florida’s newest contemporary company, Syncopate Collective. Renowned choreographer/dancer/filmmaker Pontus Lidberg returns with the American premiere of “On the Nature of Rabbits.” Tickets for Men Who Dance are $25 to $45, student and senior tickets are $25 and are on sale now at the Broward Center for Performing Arts, and online at browardcenter.org/events/detail/men-who-dance-2023.
Join the South Florida Gay Men’s Chorus for its traditional South Florida concert this holiday season and hear classics such as “Hark The Herald Angels Sing,” “Silver Bells,” and “We Wish You A Merry Christmas.” The entertainment will also feature the world premiere of “Don't Say Gay,” a jaunty yet robust show-stopping number crafted exclusively for GMCSF by gifted composer David Volpe. The song was commissioned by the Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida, with support from the Svane Family Foundation. The concert will feature two performances, Dec, 13, at Hard Rock Live and Dec. 16 at Sunshine Cathedral Center.
The art scene comes to life as Pride Corner Art & Frame presents "The Art of Drag" opening on Nov. 11. The event celebrates and supports the rich history, beauty, and rights of drag queen entertainers through diverse artistic expressions. Curated by Tedd Davis & Scot Jeffries with artworks by over 30 talented artists, it showcases various media, each a vibrant tribute to the indomitable spirit of drag culture.
Ten percent of the proceeds from art sales will be dedicated to supporting the Imperial Sun Court of All Florida, an organization deeply involved in important initiatives supporting the LGBTQ+ community.
The Knightly Quest was a smash hit at Provincetown’s Tennessee Williams Theater Festival. It comes to Wilton Manors for one night only on Nov. 13, at Bona Italian Restaurant The one-man play is about a gay vampire who escapes from an American police state in a getaway spaceship. This very unusual story by Tennessee Williams was adapted for the stage, with Barbie and Ken dolls, by Fred Abrahamse and Marcel Meyer. Cash bar and food available for purchase. Dinner starts at 5 p.m., the performance begins at 7 p.m.
On Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28, Plays on Wilton Telethon will feature six hours of non-stop entertainment, with new acts debuting every 15 minutes, from 2-8 p.m. at The Foundry in Wilton Manors. The event is free, and no tickets are required. Patrons can stop in at any time or view it streamed live on YouTube and Facebook. There will be a phone bank to give donations over the phone. Donations can also be made online and at the telethon.