Tickets on sale now for THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and more at Dr. Phillips Center
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is now on sale with a wide range of shows including Broadway, ballet, magic, comedy, opera and more.
Following the conclusion of their most successful US tour, Los Ángeles Azules have announced their return to the United States with their upcoming 34-date De Iztapalapa Para el Mundo tour stopping at waltz disney Theater.
Subscriptions to Opera Orlando on MainStage are available for their Opera Everlasting 2022-23 season at Steinmetz Hall.
FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando features iconic musical phenomenon Jesus Christ Superstar.
Catch the world’s only team of magicians as they showcase their original and phenomenal set illusions at Champions of Magic: The Worldwide Wonders Tour.
Celebration Theater Co. returns for its fourth season in the Alexis & Jim Poug Theater with the Orlando premiere of The Spongebob Musical.
Comedian, writer and producer, Philly’s own Clint Coley is the new breed of all-around comedian of this era.
Central Florida Community Arts presents Ragtime: A Benefit Concert at the Alexis & Jim Poug Theater on June 18 and 19.
The Academy and Youth Studio Company of Orlando Metropolitan Ballet, under the direction of Laura Torres, presents this suite of Coppélia in two short acts, conducted by Madison Taberham as Swanilda/Coppélia.
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Celebration Theater Co. presents
The musical SpongeBob SquarePants
Thursday to Monday May 5 to 9, 2022 | Alexis & Jim Poug Theater | Show times vary
Celebration Theater Co. returns for its fourth season in the Alexis & Jim Poug Theater with the Orlando premiere of The Spongebob Musical. The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic musical, as Spongebob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their underwater world. Chaos breaks out. Lives are at stake. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!
The Spongebob Musical is based on Stephen Hillenburg’s beloved animated series and features a book of Kyle Jarrowwith original songs from Yolande Adams, steven tyler and Joe Perry from Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alexander Ebert of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Flaming LipsLady A, Cyndi Lauper, john legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants and TI, and songs by david bowie, Tom Kenny and Andy Paley. Additional lyrics are from Jonathan Coultonwith additional music by Tom Kitt. The music production was designed by Tina Landau.
Celebration Theater Co. is funded in part by United Arts of Central Florida, home of OrlandoAtPlay.com and UAArtsEd.coml; the city of Orlando; and Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs. The Spongebob Musical is sponsored in part by the Florida Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, Florida Council for the Arts and Culture, the State of Florida, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Dr. Phillips Center presents
Friday, May 27, 2022 | Alexis & Jim Poug Theater | 8 p.m.
Clint Coley of Philadelphia is the new breed of all-around comedy star of this era. He’s the creator and host of a popular relationship/dating podcast where he drops gems for guys, cheat codes for ladies and even has an upcoming companion book – which he wrote – which will be released on August 10.
His latest comedy album Tuesday Morning will be released on August 27 and his previous album projects – I’m an Adult, Sturgis and Sensitive all charted on Billboard, with Sensitive reaching number five.
Outside of stand-up, Coley has written, produced, and starred in various short films. The First Date, The First Time and Scratch have each been accepted into the International Black Film Festival. Scratch and The First Time were nominated for Best Short Film, with The First Time winning the award.
FAIRWINDS Broadway in Orlando Presents
Jesus Christ Superstar
Tuesday to Sunday June 7 to 12, 2022 | waltz disney Theater | Show times vary
An album that inspired a REVOLUTION.
A REVELATION that changed the world.
A REINVENTION for this millennium.
Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a worldwide fanbase. To celebrate its 50th anniversary, an exciting new production is coming to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theater and directed by an acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award-winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Attracting both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays homage to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.
Featuring award-winning music from Andrew Lloyd Webber and the words of Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks of Jesus Christ’s life seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes “I don’t know how to love it”, “Gethsemane” and “Superstar”.
Orlando Metropolitan Ballet Academy presents
Coppelia Ballet Suite
Friday, June 10, 2022 | Alexis & Jim Poug Theater | 7 p.m.
The Academy and Youth Studio Company of Orlando Metropolitan Ballet, under the direction of Laura Torres, is more than happy to bring you this suite of Coppélia in two short acts, which will be conducted by Madison Taberham as Swanilda/Coppélia .
One word to describe Coppélia would be “fun”, this ballet is an innocent love triangle that really isn’t one, as Coppélia is actually a lifelike mechanical doll capable of tricking villagers into thinking she’s alive, including Franz, Swanilda’s fiancée. This story, then, is really about Swanilda finding out that Coppélia isn’t real and having fun revealing the truth to everyone, not before playing with Dr. Coppélius’ feelings and making him now believe that her creation is okay. -beloved is alive, as Swanilda disguised herself as Coppélia and took her place in the house.
Central Florida Community Arts Presents
Ragtime: a benefit concert
Saturday and Sunday June 18 and 19, 2022 | Alexis & Jim Poug Theater | 3 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Central Florida Community Arts invites you to Ragtime: A Benefit Concert. At the dawn of a new century, everything is a challenge… and everything is possible. In the unstable melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three quintessentially American stories are woven together—that of a strangled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young musician from Harlem—united by their courage, compassion and faith in the promise of the future. Together they confront the timeless contradictions in history of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and what it means to live in America.
Opera Orlando on the 2022-23 MainStage season
The magic flute
Friday and Sunday October 28 and 30, 2022 | Steinmetz Room | 7:30 p.m. & 2 p.m.
All is calm: the Christmas truce 1914
Friday and Saturday December 23 and 24, 2022 | Steinmetz Room | 7:30 p.m. & 2 p.m.
Daughter of the Regiment
Friday and Sunday April 21 and 23, 2023 | Steinmetz Room | 7:30 p.m. & 2 p.m.
Opera Orlando on the Main Stage is back for Opera Orlando’s 2022-23 season Opera Everlasting on the Main Stage of Steinmetz Hall at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts with a masterpiece by Mozart, the remarkable story true to 1914’s Christmas Truce and a Donizetti comedy that’s sure to bring the house down with vocal fireworks and slapstick hijinx.
Save up to $40 with Opera Orlando’s special early bird discount through July 5 when you purchase tickets to all three MainStage shows.
Dr. Phillips Center in association with AEG presents
Champions of Magic: World Wonderland Tour
Friday, November 4, 2022 | Steinmetz Room | 7 p.m.
Step away from the screen and experience live entertainment like never before with Champions of Magic – an evening of impossible illusions and spectacular special effects. Described by the press as “the Avengers of Magic”, catch the world’s only team of magicians as they perform their original and phenomenal set illusions.
They’ve sold out shows around the world, been featured on every major US TV network, and racked up over 50 million views online, but you haven’t seen the magic until you’ve seen it. live view. The cast of Champions of Magic features incredible interactive magic, a daring escape from Houdini’s aquatic torture cell, a jaw-dropping prediction that must be seen to be believed, levitation above the stage, and a finale beyond any explanation. The show takes place all around the theater and features spectacular illusions that cannot be seen anywhere else.
Don’t miss this incredible show to entertain the whole family and see why fans return time and time again to see one of the world’s greatest touring illusion shows.
Dr. Phillips Center presents in association with Live Nation
Los Angeles Azules: From Iztapalapa Para El Mundo Tour
Friday March 31, 2023 | waltz disney Theater | 8 p.m.
Los Àngeles Azules is over 40 years old. Han cambiado de estilo varias veces a lo largo de su carrera, pero ahora se consideran parte del género cumbia sonidera que fusiona los sonidos de la música cumbia de los 50s y 70s con los de la música electrónica al estilo de los 90s.
Los hermanos Mejía-Avante-originarios de Iztapalapa, Mexico-han llevado su música a los escenarios y festivales del mundo, El Paraíso de la Cumbia al Yankee Stadium al Vive Latino. Fueron los primeros artists from cumbia presented at the Festival de Música de Coachella.
Los Angeles Azules has been around for over 40 years. They changed their style several times during their career, but are now considered part of the cumbia sonidera genre fusing the sounds of 50s-70s cumbia music with those of 90s style electronic music.
The Mejia-Avante brothers, originally from Iztapalapa, Mexico, have taken their music to stages and festivals around the world, from El Paraíso de la Cumbia to Yankee Stadium to Vive Latino. They were the first cumbia artists to perform at the Coachella Music Festival.