TRIO – Jonas Brothers
To the delight of millions, the brothers (Nick, Joe and Kevin) got back together and are bringing their Happiness Begins Tour to South Florida for 1 night only. They have sold over 17 million albums worldwide. Their first song after reuniting, “Sucker” became the 34th song in history to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and became the Jonas Brothers’ first number one single on the chart.
Wed, August 7; 7:30pm; American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami); Tix: start at $47; Aaarena.com
ROCK N ROLL – KISS
Formed in 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Peter Criss, and Ace Frehley. Well known for its members’ face paint and stage outfits, the group rose to prominence with their elaborate live performances, which featured fire breathing, blood-spitting, smoking guitars, shooting rockets, levitating drum kits, and pyrotechnics. In September 2018, Kiss announced that, after 45 years of recording and performing, they would be embarking on their final tour, The End of the Road World Tour, in 2019 and it is expected to end in 2021.
Tues, August 6; 7:30pm; BB&T center (1 Panther Parkway, Sunrise); Tix: Start at $36; Thebbtcenter.com
COMIC/ACTOR – Michael Rapaport
Michael has appeared in over sixty films since the early 1990s, and starred on the sitcom The War at Home. He also appeared in Boston Public, Friends, Prison Break, Justified, and Atypical. Some of his notable film roles include True Romance, Higher Learning, Metro, Cop Land, Deep Blue Sea, The 6th Day, Dr. Dolittle 2, Big Fan, and The Heat.
Fri, August 9; 7:30 and 10pm; Palm Beach Improv (550 S Rosemary Ave #250, West Palm Beach); Tix: $25; PalmBeachImprov.com
PLAY – Starmaker
Michael Leeds directs the world premiere of his play based on the true story of closeted movie star Rock Hudson and his ambitious, openly gay agent.
Fri, August 9 through Thurs, August 15; 8pm; Island City Stage (2304 N. Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors); Tix: $38; Islandcitystage.org
TV – Beverly Hills 90210
A revival of the hit 90s teen soap where the original actors play heightened versions of themselves attempting to revive the series and their former Hollywood glory.
Premieres Wednesday Aug 7th, 9pm (Fox)