Wicked Manors / Coco Alarcon

Oct 26-Nov 8

Wicked Manors

The annual festival that takes place on Halloween returns for a night of fun filled with great costumes, and costume contests for thousands of dollars in cash and prizes. Wilton Drive is closed and over 30,000 people will be on the street, so come out and support the producers of Wicked Manors, The Pride Center at Equality Park.

Wilton Drive; Tuesday, October 31; 6-11pm; $10

Musician – John Legend


This special solo performance will feature songs and stories with 12-time Grammy winner Legend. Experience intimate reimagining’s of his greatest hits (“All of Me,” “Ordinary People,” “Tonight”), unexpected stories from Legend’s life and career, and selections from his most recent release LEGEND (“Nervous,” “Wonder Woman”).

Hard Rock Live at The Seminole Hardrock Hotel and Casino Hollywood; Saturday, October 28 at 8pm; Tickets range from $65-$205; Seminolehardrockhollywood.com/

Dance – Fire of Anatolia

A synthesis of hundreds of folkdance figures and music from different regions, Fire of Anatolia is a unique project whose source is Anatolia’s ancient mythological and cultural history. The group hopes to introduce the world to the fire that arises from the ancient mosaic of love, cultural history and peace in Anatolia.

Thursday, Oct 26; Broward Center for the Performing Arts; Seats Start at $89; Browardcenter.org 

Concert – The South Florida Pride Concert Band

The band presents “And the Award Goes To…,” a red-carpet inspired concert featuring Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award winning actors, singers, and composers from film, stage, and concert halls. Highlights will include a local seven-time Grammy Award winner. Selections will include audience favorites, Pirates of the Caribbean, Game of Thrones, Star Trek, Rent, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and a tribute to multi award-winning composer Leonard Bernstein.

Sunday, Nov 5 at 7pm; Amaturo Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts; Tickets start at $35

Orchestra – South Florida Symphony

They kick off their 2023/24 Season with a voyage down the Nile. Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 5, known as the “Egyptian,” is ripe with the exotic sounds of the Middle East. Schubert’s final symphony was originally called “The Great C” to distinguish it from his Symphony No. 6, and today it’s referred to simply as “The Great” because of its awesome grandeur. Featuring Tao Lin, piano.

Wednesday, November 8 at 7:30pm, at The Parker; Tickets start at $15; Parkerplayhouse.com 

Musical – Chicago

After 26 years, Chicago is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz, with one show-stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. No wonder it has been honored with six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy, and thousands of standing ovations. Come out and see why the name on everyone’s lips is still…CHICAGO.

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts; November 7-12; Tickets start at $34; Kravis.org 

Comedian – Dane Cook

Dane Cook / Wikimedia

Dane who is known for his legendary stand-up comedy specials, unparalleled stage presence and observational humor presents his “The Perfectly Shattered Tour.” He has released several record-breaking comedy specials including “Vicious Circle,” “Isolated Incident,” “Harmful if Swallowed,” “Retaliation,” “Tourgasm” and “Rough Around the Edges: Live from Madison Square Garden.” In addition to stand-up comedy, he is known for his various acting roles in movies such as “Good Luck Chuck,” “My Best Friend’s Girl,” “Dan in Real Life,” “Employee of the Month,” “Waiting…” and more. He was the second comedian to sell out Madison Square Garden.

Saturday, November 4 at 8pm; Hard Rock Live at The Seminole Hardrock Hotel and Casino Hollywood; Tickets range from $75 to $115; Seminolehardrockhollywood.com/ 

Iconic – Stomp

Stomp / ©Steve-McNicholas

Explosive and provocative, Stomp appeals to audiences of all ages. An international sensation, this percussive hit brings some new surprises, new full-scale routines, new props and more. Come see what all the noise is about!

Friday through Sun October 27-29; Kravis Center for the Performing Arts; Tickets start at $35; Kravis.org 

Festival – Viva Brazil

This highly anticipated 12th annual festival, renowned for its rich heritage, captivating performances, and electrifying ambiance returns with breathtaking music, dance, gastronomy, and a kaleidoscope of Brazilian traditions. This is an annual celebration of unity, diversity, and community spirit. It serves as a testament to the unwavering bond between the Brazilian diaspora and the Florida community, fostering cultural exchange and creating lasting connections.

Seminole Casino Coconut Creek at the Stage at Coco; Saturday, October 28; noon to 11pm; Tickets $20-$100; Brazilianfestival.org.

Comedian – DL Hugley

D.L. HUGHLEY / Wikipedia

One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film, and radio arenas. DL can currently be heard nationwide as host of the radio show “The DL Hughley Show” which is nationally syndicated in over 60 cities across the country including the #1 radio market – New York. DL shot his 11th stand up special “DL Hughley: Contrarian” last year and is currently available on Netflix.

Dania Improv; October 27-29; GA $40, VIP $50; Daniaimprov.com