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O C T O B E 2017 R

L A R CUTU CE N A i L AL 2017

Our family of critically-acclaimed non-profit resident companies that produce exciting individual performances, inspiring collaborations and educational programming

Brazilian Voices Brazilian Voices is a women’s vocal ensemble that incorporates the best of Brazilian culture. Two musical directors, Beatriz Malnic and Loren Oliveira, have assembled a cast of devoted women who volunteer their voices and time to preserve the rich multicultural Brazilian heritage.

Curtain Call Playhouse Curtain Call Playhouse is proud to be the most active “touring” theater locally in South Florida for the past 20 years. Their mission is to bring the excitement of live theater to local communities to entertain and inspire multi-generational audiences.

DANCE NOW! Miami Julliard graduate, Hannah Baumgarten founded Dance NOW! Miami with Diego Salterini, and has toured the US from New York to Arizona and has conducted residencies in South America.


Florida Classical Ballet The mission of the Florida Classical Ballet (FCB) is to promote and preserve the tradition of classical ballet by offering exciting programs designed to enrich and inspire the community. These highly talented local, national and international artists focus on the fusion of Cuban technique and American style.

Fushu Daiko Since 1990, Fushu Daiko has been training in the art of Taiko, a musical art form that builds on a 2,600+ year-old tradition of Japanese drumming. Their music combines the traditional drums and rhythms of Japan with musical styles from around the world to create an exciting, powerful cross-cultural experience.

Outré Theatre Company Outré Theatre Company is a young, vibrant company that believes theater is a living art form with the power to reimagine and reexamine ourselves and the world around us. Outré nurtures the creative spirit of individuals and our community through original and established works to engage the souls and imaginations of the artists and the audience.

Rootz of Music Florida-based Rootz of Music, Inc. was founded in 2011 by Jazz guitarist, arranger, composer and music educator Eugene Grey along with his wife Felicia K. Grey. Committed to inspiring people in their appreciation of music, they preserve the history of Jamaica’s popular music through innovative programs.


South Florida Jubilee Chorus Proudly affiliated with Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide organization of women singers focused on the art of barbershop singing, the South Florida Jubilee Chorus sings variety of songs from Broadway, classical music, mainstream music, and gospel.

South Florida Chamber Ensemble A combination of the Art Trio and the New York Wind Trio, South Florida Chamber Ensemble is comprised of six musicians from the brass, woodwind, string and percussion families. Their members perform throughout South Florida in orchestras like the Florida Grand Opera, Miami City Ballet, South Florida Philharmonic and Boca Raton Philharmonic. www.sfcemusic com


UpCOMING SHOWS 2017 Fall for Dance NOW! Dance Now! Miami October 15 • 7 pm

This Sunday evening performance of passionate, athletic, poetic, quirky and powerful dance is not to be missed! Repertory will also include Sogni, Court Dance, and other favorites.

Phantom of the Opera / Les Miserables in Concert Curtain Call Playhouse

October 20 - October 29 The haunting Phantom of the Opera, Broadway’s longest-running musical & the poignant Les Miserables, Best Musical are dramatically set to music

Fine Food & Wine Celebration Pompano! Magazine October 24 • 6pm

Enjoy a wide array of local restaurants sampling delicious eats and treats paired with a selection of wine, beer and spirits! Entertainment includes cooking demonstrations, live performances, interactive art projects, silent auction, live auction and more!


Curtain Call Playhouse

Phantom / Les Miserables In Concert Singers Amalena Caldwell James White 111 Josh Nelson

Glenn Lawson Gregory Crosby Hayley Waisome Renee Elizabeth Turner

Directed by Kris Coffelt Musical Director by Jerry Berger Scenic Design by Jack Coffelt Kris Coffelt (Founder of CCP) Has remained artistic director for the past 21 years, overseeing main stage and children’s programming. She is thrilled to reach this milestone of 21 years. She’s a member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA. In her career in L.A. she starred in films & commercials, and originated roles at such esteemed theatres as actors Forum and Hollywood Actors Theatre. but her passion is the stage. She has directed and/or starred in over 150 productions over her lifetime. Many thanks to this incredible cast and crew! Favorite shows: Lion In Winter (Eleanor), Anne of the Thousand Days (Anne), Same Time Next Year (Doris) Romantic Comedy (Phoebe), Dangerous Liaisons (Marquise de Merteuil).

Jerry Berger (Musical Director) Jerry returns for another incredible season with CCP. A graduate of DePaul University (Chicago) School of Music, some of his favorite MD credits include I LOVE YOU YOU’RE PERFECT NOW CHANGE, THE ROAR OF THE GREASEPAINT, ANNIE, FORUM, CAMELOT, and many others. Thanks to our talented and dedicated cast for their hard work, and thanks to Kris and Jack for the opportunity. Special shout out to my wife, Lori, who supports my habit.

Amalena Caldwell English major from FAU and currently working as a freelance editor. She has been in several theater productions in the past including Cafe Chanson, Phantom/Les Mis, Kiss Me Kate, and Women of Broadway. She has also stared in The Secret Garden and Fiddler on the Roof. She writes a blog at and hopes to finish her book The Unwanted: Castle of Blue Stone very soon.


James White III Is excited to make his debut as Phantom and Marius in Curtain Call Playhouse production of Phantom of the Opera and Les Misérables. Recent Credits include Curtis (Dreamgirls), Benny (In the Heights) and Mitch Mahoney (Spelling Bee). James would first like to thank God for this opportunity and his family and friends for their love and support! Josh Nelson is excited to perform his first show with the Curtain Call Playhouse. You may have seen him recently as Uncle Fester in “The Addams Family” (Lightning Bolt Productions), the Cowardly Lion in “Dorothy Meets Alice” (Actor’s Playhouse), and Vlad Helsenrott in “Grandma Sylvia’s Funeral. (Boca Blackbox). Glenn Lawson was born and raised in NYC and moved to South Florida to escape the harsh winters. Now he spends his summers escaping the severe hurricanes. He has spent the past 15 years singing with the premier choruses of South Florida and is excited to be a part of the Curtain Call Playhouse! Thanks Joe. Gregory Crosby Favorite and memorable stage credits are, Hippodrome State Theatre “Sir” in “Smell of the Grease Paint Roar of the Crowd” (Best Actor Award,) “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “Oklahoma” , “South Pacific” and “Oliver”. At the Pelican Playhouse “Huckleby in “ The Fantastics”. And most recent, Professor Willard in “Our Town” Broad Auditorium and Lazar Wolf in “Fiddler on the Roof”. He is an accomplished musician / vocalist who has been on concert tour in Rome, Paris and Ireland. He is also a Franciscan Brother and loves the outdoors, good movies and spending quality time with friends. Hayley Waisome is a singer and actress, who is very happy to be a part of this production with CCP. Previous credits include Peter Pan, The Wedding Singer, Cinderella, Oliver!, and the Sound of Music. Shoutout to my family and friends, as well as, the cast and crew who contributed the success of this show. Renée Elizabeth Turner has performed for many of the finest theatre companies. Favorite credits include:(The Winter Wonderettes), (Mamma Mia), (The Sound of Music) (Parade), (Crazy For You), and (Chicago). Renée has also sung the National Anthem for numerous special events, and was a guest soloist with Broadway Composer Marc Shaiman. She thanks GOD, her Amazing Husband, beautiful parents, all of her friends and family, and the Wonderful Kris Coffelt and Jerry Berger of CCP for the incredible opportunity. Jack Coffelt has many talents: singer, songwriter, & set designer. The unsung hero- designing and building (and lugging around) all the sets for our touring productions, distinguishing himself many times designing sets for our productions.


Curtain Call Playhouse 21 Years of Shows! Touring Venues *not all shows at all venues

Township Center • Coconut Creek Sunrise Civic Center Theatre • Sunrise Willow Theatre • Boca Raton Pompano Beach Cultural Center • Pompano Herb Skolnick Center • Pompano Emma Lou Center • Pompano For venues, dates, times, prices visit 954. 784. 0768 Tickets range from $10.00 to $30.00, based on venue

It’s Only A Play

December 1st through January 21st Tours: Willow Theatre in Boca, Herb Skolnick Center in Pompano Beach, Sunrise Civic Center, PBCC On Broadway it starred- Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Stockard Channing, Megan Mullally. A spoof on what it takes to make a show a hit. “These are among the funniest lines to roll off a stage in years… IT’S ONLY A PLAY deserves only a rave.” —NY Times.

Rockin The Legends Concert January 25th & February 7th

Tours: Township Center for Performing Arts in Coconut Creek, Herb Skolnick Center in Pompano Beach, Sunrise Civic Center, Willow Theatre in Boca Raton Favorite songs in the styles of classical pop, doo wop, country, rockabilly, gospel, jazz, and R&B!


Curtain Call Playhouse The Fantasticks

February 2 through April 15th Tours: Sunrise Civic Center & Pompano Beach Cultural Center Try To Remember a time when this romantic charmer wasn’t enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world. Evelyn, now an adult.


March 2 through March 25 Tours: Herb Skolnick Center in Pompano Beach, Emma Lou Olson Center in Pompano Beach The deeply moving story about the psychological scars left on some of the 10,000 unaccompanied Jewish children who were evacuated to England prior to the war against Germany. This story moves between the past and present time, Eva as a child, and Evelyn, now an adult.

We thank our awesome sponsor for their invaluable support!


23 y L. De la serie Hotel Habana, 2008-2009 (23 and L. From Havana Hotel Series) Digital print. 100 x 80 cm

a pop of color ingrid andresen lindfors • teo beceiro • ricardo munhoz charles oat • kakati de pavia • V10 Curator

Byron Swart

October 13 thru Nov 3 audience with artist • Thursday, October 19 • 7pm “kleur” derived from Afrikaans it is the word for color. In our hyper-kinetic world, audiences are fatigued with the ordinary. Unusual color combinations can immediately ignite interest and excitement in campaign. Whether they are overwhelmingly beautiful or exquisitely ugly, the powerful manipulation of color stops us in our tracks. “kleur” is Color is no longer just one component of an image; it is the star Characterized by bold, simple, everyday imagery, and vibrant block colors of Pop Art and characteristics of Abstract expressionism where art is an expressions of the self, born out of profound emotion and universal themes, shaped by the legacy of Surrealism. “kleur” takes a look at some local contemporary artists as they inspire us with their bold color pallet.

23 y L. De la serie Hotel Habana, 2008-2009 (23 and L. From Havana Hotel Series) Digital print. 100 x 80 cm

23 y L. De la serie Hotel Habana, 2008-2009 (23 and L. From Havana Hotel Series) Digital print. 100 x 80 cm

We thank our generous sponsors for their continued support


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Dear Friend and Patron of the Arts, Welcome to the first full season at the new Pompano Beach Cultural Center! We are thrilled you have decided to join us and hope you decide to become a returning patron and supporter of our beautiful new facility. We are dedicated to nurturing and supporting local and regional talent in our gallery, on our stage and in our classrooms. To this end, we invite you or your organization to join us by supporting our artistic community. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the company relies on the support of individuals and businesses like yours to help support our programs and services. We are asking for your support through a tax-deductible donation of goods and/or services that would directly enhance our fundraising efforts and aid us in achieving our future goals! You or your company will be acknowledged in the monthly Playbills and/or other opportunities. If you are interested in supporting our fundraising efforts, please fill out the enclosed form. If you are unable to make a donation but would like to support the company in another way, please contact us to receive additional information regarding ad sponsorship, underwriting and volunteer opportunities. Please feel free to contact me at 954-545- 7800 ext. 3810 or Thank you for your time and consideration!

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Board Members Chairman Robert Friedman

Vice Chairman Tim Shane

• Nancy Brown • J. Stevens Cooper

Michael Tipton General Manager

Jason Barroncini Technical Director

• Ric Green • Lucille Pignataro • Woody Poitier

Sharon Stone-Walker Dir. of Community and Business Development

LaCora Renae Funches

Sponsorship Coordinator & Office Manager

Noel Johnson Box Office Rep.

Treasurer Jay Underkofler

Secretary William Meleski

• Melanie Riddick • Nico Winningham

Byron Swart Curator

Ary Milligan

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Kay Renz Public Relations

Digital Media & IT

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Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce presents

October 24 • 6 pm Enjoy a wide array of local restaurants sampling delicious eats and treats paired with a selection of wine, beer and spirits! Entertainment includes cooking demonstrations, live performances, interactive art projects, silent auction, live auction and more! For tickets call (954) 941-2940 or visit

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