ICON – Diana Ross
Diana Ross is considered one of the most successful recording artists and entertainers of all time. 2019 will be remembered as a milestone in history with a year-long Diamond Diana Celebration marking the 75th birthday of the iconic superstar. She will be performing in 2 South Florida locations.
Mon, March 9; 8pm; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach); Tix are sold out, but maybe you have a good friend; Thurs and Fri, March 12 &13; 8pm and 8:30pm; Fillmore Miami Beach ( 1700 Washington Ave); Tix: start at $52; Fillmoremb.com.
GRAMMY SWEEPER – Billie Eilish
Billie is not only the youngest but the second persona and only woman to have swept the 4 main Grammy Categories: Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year in the same year. She will be bringing her “Where Do We Go” world tour to south Florida for one night only. In addition, her When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019), debuted atop the Billboard 200 and became the best-performing album of 2019 in the US.
Mon, March 9; 7:30pm; American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami); Tix: are sold out, but ask around; AAArena.com
ACTOR/COMEDIAN – Adam Sandler
Sandler’s films have grossed more than $3 billion worldwide and include box office hits such as “Grown Ups,” “Big Daddy,” “The Longest Yard” and “The Waterboy.” Sandler’s most recent Netflix comedy, “Murder Mystery,” which he starred opposite Jennifer Aniston was viewed by more than 70 million people. He stand up is something to be seen and is on the cutting edge.
Fri, March 13; Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hardrock Hotel and casino (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood); Tix: $50 to $175; Seminolehardrockhollywood.com.
THE NEW FLORIDA FOLLIES – Moments In Time
Broadway-style extravaganza of song & dance performed by a cast of former professional dancers including former Radio City Music Hall Rockettes and NFL cheerleaders, and even a former Playboy Bunny. The dancers are 55+ years old and have been performing all-new shows each year in South Florida to help children in need. They are the Older Generation taking care of the Younger Generation!
Sun, March 8, 2pm; Parker Playhouse (707 NE 8th St, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: start at $33; Parkerplayhouse.com.
BROADWAY – The Color Purple.
This is the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival. With a soul-raising, Grammy-winning score of jazz, gospel, ragtime and blues, The Color Purple gives an exhilarating new spirit to this Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Don’t miss this stunning reimagining of an epic story about a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South.
Wed, March 11; 8pm; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach); Tix: start at $29; Kravis.org
COMEDIAN – Marlon Wayans
Marlon Wayans is an actor, producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed more than $736-million in domestic box office, an average of nearly $50-million per outing. As a standup comedian, he sells out nationwide and adding shows every weekend. He hit a career milestone with his highly anticipated first-ever stand-up comedy special “Woke-ish” which premiered on Netflix in February of 2018.
Fri, March 13 through Sun March 15; Palm Beach Improv (550 S Rosemary Ave #250, West Palm Beach); Tix: $35 & $45; Palmbeachimprov.com
PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE
This is the story of a rebel and his bike, and this special screening of Pee-wee’s Big Adventure is in honor of the 35th anniversary tour and will be followed by amazing stories about the making of the movie told by Paul Reubens.
Sat, March 14; 7:30pm; Coral Springs Center for the Arts (2855 Coral Springs Drive); Tix: start at $49; thecentercs.com.
COMEDIAN – Aries Spears
Ever since New York native Aries Spears was 14 years old, he has been a force to be reckoned with in the comedy scene throughout America.. From being a regular on Fox’s Mad TV, starring in feature films, appearing on a number of national talk shows, and continually touring the country with his stand-up, Aries’s talents are becoming recognized and appreciated throughout the entertainment industry.
Thurs March 12 through Sun, March 15; The Comedy Club at the Seminole Hardrock Hotel and Casino Hollywood (1 Seminole Way, Hollywood); Tix: $25, $35 and $40; Seminolehardrockhollywood.com.
MOVIE – My Spy
A hardened CIA operative finds himself at the mercy of a precocious 9-year-old girl, having been sent undercover to surveil her family. This action/comedy/family movie stars Dave Bautista, Chloe Coleman, Parisa Fitz-Henley, and Kristen Schaal.
Premieres Friday, March 13; 99minutes in length; Rated PG-13