At 72, who looks better then Cher? Fresh off her film role in “Mamma Mia!, she presents the “Here We Go Again,” tour. The legendary vocalist recorded an album of ABBA covers, and she will perform songs from that release, “Dancing Queen,” as well as her litany of hits.
Sat, January 19; 8pm; The BB&T Center (1 Panther Pkwy, Sunrise); Tix: start at $95; Thebbtcenter.com.
COMEDIAN – Robert Klein
The revered stand-up has found fame on Broadway, television (he plays Grace’s father on Will & Grace) and in film for more than 40 years. Recent TV appearances include “Madame Secretary,” the “Sharknado” films and “The Mysteries of Laura.” He is also the subject of a new documentary, “Robert Klein: Still Can’t Stop His Leg.”
Thu, January 17; 7:30pm; Broward Center for the Performing Arts (201 SW 5th Ave, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: $45-$65; BrowardCenter.org.
STORY TELLER – Leslie Jordan
Leslie Jordan is one of the most consistently recognizable faces in popular entertainment. His journey towards stardom has provided one of the quirkier, impressive, and varied career trajectories of the past few decades. Matt Farber’s Outlandish Performance series brings Leslie back to South Florida in his new show “Exposed.”
Sat, Jan 19, 8pm; Sunshine Cathedral (1480 SW 9th Ave, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: $35 (VIP also available); OutlandishFL.com.
MENTALIST – The Amazing Kreskin
He debuts his Off-Broadway production in Boca Raton. The one night only performance, will showcase the legendary mentalist’s you-gotta-see-’em-to-believe-’em abilities as a reader of people’s thoughts which have mesmerized – and yes, amazed – fans of all ages around the world for some six decades.
Sun, January 20; 7pm; The RRazz Room (201 Plaza Real. Boca Raton); Tix: Start at $40; MiznerParkCulturalCenter.com.
PLAY – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Simon Stephens’ Tony Award-winning adaptation of Mark Haddon’s internationally best-selling novel, comes to thrilling life onstage as fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but not well equipped to deal with everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery that will change his life.
Thurs, January 17 through Sun, February 3; Arsht Center (1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami); $50; Arshtcenter.org.
TELEVISION – The Magicians
This is the fourth season of this series that I am addicted to, about a group of twentysomethings studying magic in New York who discover a real-life fantasy world that poses a great threat to humanity in this drama adapted from Lev Grossman’s book series. Season 3 featured Trans Actress Candis Cayne in a prominent Role.
Premieres Wed, January 23, 9pm; Syfy
MARVEL UNIVERSE – Live!
Marvel fans assemble for this action-packed battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange in a race against time. The all-new show unites some of Marvel’s greatest super heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk and Black Widow against some of the most threatening villains.
Thurs, Jan 17 through Mon, Jan 21; American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami); Tix: Start at $20; Aaarena.com.
JESSIE’S GIRL – Rick Springfield
The Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including the iconic “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody, and “Human Touch.” He also played Dr. Noah Drake on General Hospital.
CATSKILLS – on Broadway
One-liner legend Freddie Roman brought Borscht Belt belly laughs to the Great White Way when he created Catskills on Broadway, which has had audiences rolling for more than 25 years. In this all-new night of world-class comedy, stand-up stars Sarge, Dick Capri and Richie Minervini round out the riot with their signature shtick.
Sun, January 20; 8pm; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts (701 Okeechobee Boulevard
West Palm Beach); Tix: Start at $20; KravisCenter.org.
BAND – The Righteous Brothers
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo topped the charts in four decades. Following Bobby Hatfield’s death, Bill Medley has joined forces with vocalist Bucky Heard to bring the Righteous Brothers back to the stage. Expect to hear such hits as “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’,” “Soul & Inspiration,” “Unchained Melody,” “Rock and Roll Heaven” and “The Time of My Life.”
Thurs, January 17; 8pm; Parker Playhouse (707 Northeast 8th Street, Fort Lauderdale); Tix: $57.50-$97.50; Parkerplayhouse.com.