Coral Springs Center for the Arts Features Concerts and Shows for March and April

By: Sharon Aron Baron

The Coral Springs Center for the Arts is presenting eleven concerts and shows for March and April appealing to a wide range of comedic and musical tastes.  Find out how to buy tickets below.


Friday, March 1 at 8 p.m. Turnstiles The Ultimate Tribute to the Music of Billy Joel

If you consider the definition of “Tribute” as being an acknowledgment of respect and admiration, you can understand what has driven band leader Tony Monaco to form Turnstiles. As a young man, Monaco became an inspired, lifelong fan of the Piano Man and he used that inspiration to grow as a pianist, vocalist, and songwriter. As a result, Billy’s style has been forever imprinted on his musical soul, much like that of Ray Charles and many others have been imprinted on that of Billy Joel.

Tickets start at $27

Saturday, March 2 at 8 p.m.  Benise’s Fuego!

Featuring the passion and grace of Flamenco dancing combined with fiery Spanish guitar, plus a beautifully charming and romantic Spanish village is the backdrop as Benise reinvents the classics that celebrate Spain: Granada, Adagio, Malaguena, Asturias, and Aranjuez to name a few. Armed with his Spanish guitar and backed by a stage full of musicians and elaborately choreographed dancers, Benise captures world music at its best, with a show that appeals to people of all ages, cultures and musical backgrounds. This is an unprecedented and spectacular adventure through Cuban Salsa, Spanish Flamenco, Argentine Tango, Parisian Waltz, Brazilian Samba…and more.

Tickets start at $32

Saturday, March 9 at 8 p.m. Bobby Collins

Bobby Collins has performed in hundreds of theatres and venues, hosted VH1’s Stand-up Spotlight, acted in television and movies, and authored a best-selling book. He’s a popular Keynote for Fortune 500 Corporate events, been on day and night talk shows, appeared at charity events, and even garnered a Grammy nomination. Collins toured with such titans of entertainment as Frank Sinatra, Cher, Julio Iglesias and Dolly Parton, and has worked alongside Chris Rock, Ray Romano and Drew Carey, as well as other contemporary comedians. Bobby is a funny guy… and a proud, tried and true tribesman of New York City.

Tickets start at $39.59 

Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. Jackie Evancho

Since she first dazzled American television audiences at the age of 10 – gaining global recognition with her stunning debut on NBC’s America’s Got Talent – Jackie Evancho has released a string of platinum and gold albums, with sales of over 2.5 million in the U.S. Along the way, she has also made history – the youngest solo platinum artist, the youngest “Top 5” debut artist ever in the U.K, the youngest person to give solo concert at Lincoln Center, the highest-ranking debut artist of 2010. With the release of Two Hearts, the amazing journey of Jackie Evancho reaches an exciting new place, both creatively and personally. The album’s title says a lot about growth: Jackie’s heart is always in the classical crossover singing her fans love, but she is discovering another facet of her work, her range and, thus, her heart – a love of songwriting and a new, expressive pop sound. Jackie Evancho is any many ways a typical teenager: she lives in Pittsburgh with her family, where she recently got her driver’s license. She is continuing her education in the midst of touring and recording. And her heart opens itself to more than music: Jackie is a proud supporter of her transgender sister Juliet and the struggle for transgender equality.

Tickets start at $42.80

Saturday, March 16 at 8 p.m. One Night in Memphis A Tribute to Presley, Perkins, Lewis & Cash

One Night in Memphis is a rocking concert tribute to legendary Sun Records recording artists Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Elvis Presley. Over 90 minutes of rockabilly, country, gospel, and pure 1950’s rock and roll music performed live and backed by an authentic and energetic rockabilly backup band. Be a witness to a rock and roll royalty jam session with the music and talent that has stood the test of time. True American music featuring the hits, Blue Suede Shoes, Folsom Prison Blues, Great Balls of Fire, Whole Lotta Shaking Going On, Shake, Rattle, and Roll, Hound Dog, and many more with acclaimed national talent, all performed live without tracks and guaranteed to get any audience rocking and rolling.

Tickets start at $27.00

Friday March 22 at 8 p.m. Live and Let Die The Music of Paul McCartney

Tony Kishman, a veteran of the Broadway musical Beatlemania who has toured with the world renowned Classical Mystery Tour, stars in this musical tribute to Paul McCartney. Live and Let Die features Kishman on vocals as well as playing bass, guitar, and piano. He is accompanied by a group of excellent musicians, who will play complete in every detail hit songs from the Beatles catalog and McCartney’s solo works. Songs include Hey Jude, Penny Lane, Live and Let Die, Yesterday, My Love, Uncle Albert, Let It Be, Maybe I’m Amazed. Hello Good-Bye, Long and Winding Road, Silly Love Songs, Jet, and many more.

Tickets start at $27.00

Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m. Defending the Caveman

Written by  comedian  Rob  Becker  over  a  three-year  period,  during  which  he  made  an  informal  study  of  anthropology,  prehistory,  psychology,  sociology  and  mythology,  Defending  the  Caveman  turned  what  was  intended  to  be  a  limited  six  month  visit  to  New  York  into  a  two  and  a  half  year  run  on  Broadway.  Caveman’s  record  being  unsurpassed,  as the  longest  running  solo  play  in  Broadway’s  history,  has  gone  on  to  established  itself  as  a  worldwide,  rock-solid  tour-de-force  with  productions  in  30  countries,  including  openings  in  over  60  North  American  cities  this  season.

Defending  the  Caveman  offers  a  prehistoric  look  at  the  original  battle  of  the  sexes.  Full  of  wonderful  scenarios  that  celebrate  the  differences  between  men  and  women,  Caveman is a  must  see  for  anyone  who  is,  has  ever  been,  or  would  like  to  be  in  a  relationship.  In  addition  to  winning  the  hearts  of  audiences  worldwide,  Caveman  has  also  garnered  praise  from  a  multitude  of  marriage  and  family  therapists  across  the  nation  for  its  humorous  exploration  of  the  gender  gap.

Tickets start at $62.06

Sunday, March 24 at 4 p.m. The Rat Pack

Hailed as the “Best Show of the Year by Broadway World, Sandy Hackett’s The Rat Pack Tribute is a critically acclaimed production that has been presented in the finest performing arts centers across the country. Having their own personal connection to these iconic legends has allowed the producers to tell this story like no one else can.

Tickets start at $27.00

Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m. Sarge and The Twins Super Stars of the ’80s

The Edwards Twins appear in this tribute to Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Elton John, Billy Joel & George Michael. Direct from Legends In Concert in Las Vegas, these Master impersonators will blow you away with their dead on impressions of these amazing performers. World renown Anthony Edwards of The Edwards joins them onstage with some of the biggest duets of the 80’s. Sarge is a highly sought after motivational speaker and for the last seven years has been working in treatment centers and recovery residences bringing a revolutionary and groundbreaking modality of “Comedy Therapy” to people suffering from addiction with incredible results.  His first comedy recovery film Sarge Behind Bars, shot entirely on location of the Casper Wyoming Reentry Prison, has been selected for award consideration at the upcoming “REEL Recovery Film Festival” in New York and Los Angeles slated for October of this year.

Tickets start at $55.64


Thursday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. The Price Is Right Live Hosted by Jerry Springer

The Price is Right Live is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and “Come On Down” to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car. Play classic games just like on television’s longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ to The Big Wheel™ and even the fabulous Showcase. Playing to near sold-out audiences for more than 14 years, The Price Is Right Live™ has entertained millions of guests and given away more than 12 million dollars in cash and prizes in this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show. Jerry Springer will host the 2019 stage show in Coral Springs. Throughout an illustrious career, Jerry Springer has become a cultural and civic icon. In addition to host of The Jerry Springer Show, now in its 25th season, he has been the mayor of Cincinnati, political pundit, lawyer, award-winning newscaster, country recording artist, and international emcee and TV personality. Springer has been in movies and on Broadway, he’s a progressive talk-radio broadcaster and also won America’s heart with his ballroom dancing on Dancing With The Stars.

Tickets start at $43.87

Thursday, April 11 at 8 p.m.  Vic DiBitetto

An incredibly powerful performer, comedian Vic DiBitetto churns energy, honesty and humanity into nonstop laughter. His pace is frenetic. He’s been called a cross between Rodney Dangerfield and Ralph Kramden. The bottom line is, DiBitetto leaves his audiences breathless with laughter. A successful national headliner who has sold out theatres up and down the East Coast, DiBitetto has appeared on television’s America’s Funniest People (ABC), where he was a $10,000 Grand Prize winner, Stand-Up Spotlight (VH1) and Last Laugh at Pips. He also acted in a pilot with Woody Allen and Danny Aiello.

Tickets start at $39.59

How to Get Tickets:

Tickets for all concerts and shows at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts are now available for purchase by calling the Box Office at 954-344-5990 or going online to located at 2855 Coral Springs Drive.


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Sharon Aron Baron

Sharon Aron Baron
Editor of Talk Media and writer for Coral Springs Talk. CST was created in 2012 to provide News, Views, and Entertainment for the residents of Coral Springs and the rest of South Florida.

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