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The Broadway Palm dinner theater is accepting children’s audition videos for the upcoming production of "Kinky Boots." Read more



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Each year, more than 6,000 children ages 6 to 18 take to the stage nationwide alongside the Moscow Ballet professionals in the "Great Russian Nutcracker." The Moscow Ballet recently announced its Fort Myers youth cast, called Dance with Us for 2019. Read more


Tickets are on sale now for the Peppa Pig Live! show coming to Hertz Arena in Estero on May 21, 2020. Read more

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Some Southwest Florida children are finding a path to performing in national tours via local auditions. Read more



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In three years, the Melody Lane Performing Arts Center has become a major, thriving developer of “triple threat” youngsters. Yet, besides instilling early proficiencies in singing, dancing and acting, they broaden skills even further. Read more



Special to SW FL Parent & Child

PAW Patrol Live! is coming back to Southwest Florida this summer and tickets are now on sale. In “Race to the Rescue,” the heroic pups from the PAW Patrol series take the stage with Bunraku puppetry at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Read more

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Scholarships help make the performing arts more affordable for families. Read more



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National touring shows bring the quality of New York to the Fort Myers-Naples area. Read more



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When you’re on a tight budget, date night can seem like an impossibility. But we have some ideas for an affordable night of romance and connection you won’t want to miss. Read more


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    A past production of "Kinky Boots"

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    "Jack and the Beanstalk" is on stage at the Broadway Palm dinner theater starting May 24.