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Wick Broadway Museum Gala

November 17 - November 17, 2018

BIG BAND ORCHESTRA, SNEAK PREVIEW OF NEW EXHIBIT, DINNER, DANCING

AND APPEARANCE BY ‘60S LEGEND CONNIE FRANCIS

PLANNED FOR NOVEMBER 17 WICK COSTUME MUSEUM GALA

BOCA RATON, FL: In support of the mission of preserving The Wick’s historic costume collection, plans for the annual Costume Museum Gala have been set in motion, promising a fabulous evening of 1950s and 1960s nostalgia, gourmet dining, music and dancing, a special appearance by Lucille Ball impersonator Jim Buff, plus a book signing by superstar singer Connie Francis, Saturday, November 17, starting at 6 p.m.

First, Museum Curator Kimberly Wick treats attendees to a sneak preview of Those Were The Days: A Celebration of ’50s and ’60s Fashion, Pop Culture and Broadway in the Costume Museum starting at 6 p.m. Included in this one-of-a-kind exhibit are rare items worn by superstars and pop culture icons including Barbra Streisand, Carol Channing, Lucille Ball, Carol Burnett, Bob Hope, Jackie Gleason, Milton Berle and cast members of Rowan & Martin’sLaugh-In.

At 6:30 p.m., after the exhibition preview, attendees will enjoy complimentary champagne in the Wick Theatre’s Countess Lobby as they meet a legendary singing superstar of the era, Miss Connie Francis, famous for her chart-topping hits “Who’s Sorry Now” and “Lipstick On Your Collar” as well as films including the classic Where The Boys Are (1960). Miss Francis will be autographing copies of her latest book Among My Souvenirs: The Real Story Vol. 1in the Wick Lobby.

Then partygoers will then be treated to an elegant sit-down Surf & Turf dinner under the sparkling chandeliers of the Countess Lobby, with cuisine provided by the Wick’s gourmet chefs.

Inside the theatre at 8 p.m., Josh Miles and his 10-piece Good Times Band will get the joint jumping and evoke the spirit of the 1950s and 1960s with a lineup of rousing crowd-pleasers from Glenn Miller to Aretha Franklin. After the performance, attendees will return to the Wick Theatre Lobby to partake in dessert, coffee or tea, and dancing to a quartet of Good Times Band musicians.

The Wick Theatre and Costume Museum is located at 7901 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33445. Call (561) 995-2333 for more information.


 

Annie

November 29 - December 23, 2018

Our holiday show, ANNIE, will star Sally Struthers as “Miss Hannigan”, the devilish headmistress of the Girls Orphanage. Fun for the entire family, ANNIE tells the heartwarming tale of Little Orphan Annie, who stole the heart of a lonely millionaire. ANNIE features a terrific score with classics songs such as “TOMORROW” and “EASY STREET”, all accompanied by a LIVE orchestra.

Rock Baby Rock with Lance Lipinsky

December 28 - December 30, 2018

“If you liked Million Dollar Quartet, you’ll LOVE Rock Baby Rock!” says co-creator and star Lance Lipinsky of Rock Baby Rock™.

Rock Baby Rock is the explosive, retrospective stage show of the golden age of Rock & Roll. Performing the hits of the major artists of the 1950’s and 60’s, Lance and his band the Lovers tell the story behind the music. Preserving the original authentic sound of the music, combined with high energy showmanship, Lance explores the melting pot of styles that created pop music’s most innovative decade.
 
Half concert, and half history lesson, fans of the Atomic era of music will hear the eclectic genres that contributed to the birth of Rock & Roll in chronological order from the late 1940’s to mid 1960’s such as: Big Band, Rhythm & Blues, Western Swing, Rockabilly, Doo Wop, the Teen Idol influence, Soul, Surf, the British Invasion, Motown & more.
 
Rock Baby Rock’s full show features the charming “Lovettes” honoring the girl groups and major female artist of the 1950’s & 60’s such as the Andrew Sisters, the McGuire Sisters, Lavern Baker, Connie Francis, The Ronettes, The Supremes, Etta James & more…
 
You may remember Lance for his portrayal as Jerry Lee Lewis in over 2000 performances in the Apollo Theatre’s Million Dollar Quartet.
Rock Baby Rock™ is produced by Lance Lipinsky & Foxhole Creative®.

Inspiration of Broadway

January 11 - January 12, 2019

GRAMMY-nominated Ernie Haase and Signature Sound – known worldwide over the past decade for rich harmonies, energetic performances, and their love for the American spiritual.
 
The Inspiration of Broadway recording (and inspiration for the tour) by Ernie Haase and Signature Sound  showcases four-part harmony and lush symphonic arrangements, and highlights hope-filled classics like “Climb Every Mountain,” and “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” as well as heart-lifting selections including “I Got the Sun in the Morning” and “Get Happy.”

7th Avenue

February 11 - February 12, 2019

From the mind of Chris Rupp, founder of Home Free and the “Chris Rupp Project,” comes a brand new vocal quartet that is ready to forge a new identity in the music world.  Each member has a unique musical and performance background, allowing for exciting possibilities. Combining elements of pop, swing, rockabilly, country, and much more, 7th Ave is aiming to reinvent and uproot the standard definitions of all of those genres through our innovative arrangements and fun music videos.

 

The Jersey Tenors

February 18 - February 19, 2019

The Jersey Tenors is the newest Opera/Rock Mash-up sensation that creates an explosive blend of the most iconic Opera classics alongside such Rock ‘N Roll industry greats as Queen, Journey, Elton John, and Billy Joel to name but a few.
But we are also “Jersey Proud” and we do not forget where we came from as we highlight some of Jersey’s finest like Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Sinatra, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Kool and The Gang, and even Whitney Houston (Jersey Girl)!

Back Home Again

March 1 - March 3, 2019

Tom Becker, former member of the legendary folk group, The New Christy Minstrels, effortlessly embodies the warmth and humor of one of America’s best-loved songwriters. From the foot-stomping fun of “Thank God, I’m a Country Boy”, to the tenderness of Annie’s Song”, to the sweeping grandeur of “Rocky Mountain High” — Tom and his band take you on a musical journey into the many facets of John Denver’s songwriting, the songs that defined his life, and his passion for the preserving the environment.

Crazy For You

March 14 - April 14, 2019

CRAZY FOR YOU won the 1992 Tony for Best Musical and it is one of the most entertaining shows of all time. Featuring show-stopping musical numbers, fabulous songs and a tender though hilarious plot revolving a love triangle, this romantic comedy is truly timeless. With a score by the Gershwins, who could ask for anything more?

Always, Patsy Cline

April 25 - May 19, 2019

“Always…Patsy Cline” is more than a tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963. The show is based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in l961, and continued a correspondence with Cline until her death. The musical play, complete with down home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy’ unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight…27 songs in all. The show’s title was inspired by Cline’s letters to Seger, which were consistently signed “Love ALWAYS… Patsy Cline.”

Boca Bound: A New Musical

September 19 - September 22, 2019

“It’s Never Too Late To Make Dreams Come True”

Meet Nadine Glass, a New York copyright attorney, who has lived a life of unrealized dreams. Now retired and feeling very alone, Nadine reluctantly agrees to join her friend in Boca for the season. Journey with Nadine as she suddenly finds herself on a path that changes her life.

Written by Boca Residents:

Music & Lyrics by Richard Peshkin

Book by  Bonnie Logan

THIS MUSICAL PRESENTATION IS NOT A WICK THEATRE PRODUCTION AND PRESENTED BY AN LOCALLY INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION COMPANY.



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