Performing Arts

The Broward Center sets the 2015-16 shows for its Abdo New River Room

‘Diego & Drew Say I Do’ is part of the 2015-16 lineup in the Broward Center’s Abdo New River Room.
‘Diego & Drew Say I Do’ is part of the 2015-16 lineup in the Broward Center’s Abdo New River Room.

The Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts will be home to a variety of shows from different companies during the 2015-16 season. Slow Burn Theatre, which will otherwise present its season in the center’s Amaturo Theater, will kick off the Abdo lineup Nov. 12-29 with Dogfight, a musical about a young marine who begins a romance with a shy waitress the night before he ships off to Vietnam. Arts Radio Network Theater brings a radio drama version of the beloved holiday classic It’s a Wonderful Life to the Abdo Nov. 4-5, and the company’s Casablanca will follow Feb. 5-6.

The Diva Diaries, a musical featuring three drag queens about to give a final performance, plays the Abdo Jan. 6-31. Slow Burn will stage the musical Romance/Romance Feb. 11-March 6. And a new interactive show about a gay wedding, Diego & Drew Say I Do, will play the Abdo March 31-April 10.

Tickets, which go on sale Sept. 1, are $25 for the Arts Radio Network Theater shows, $45 for Slow Burn shows and Diva Diaries, and $59.50 (dinner included) for Diego & Drew. The Broward Center is at 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. For information, call 954-462-0222 or visit www.browardcenter.org.

Christine Dolen

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