Live! Performances

LIVE! at the Centers offers a variety of entertainments for all ages - musical, theatrical, dance and comedic throughout the year. Refreshments are available at all performances.
Reservations can easily be made over the telephone, just call us at 239 495 8989. Or, Monday through Friday, visit either our Center for Visual Arts at 26100 Old 41 Road, or our Center for Performing Arts at 10150 Bonita Beach Road (Iowa Street Entrance). Our Client Services staff are happy to help.
We look forward to seeing you at our films and performances.

Funny Shorts Live!
Friday, June 14, 2019; 7:30pm & Saturday, June 15, 2019; 2:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Moe Auditorium & Film Center
Tickets: $20 (10% off for current CFABS Members)
Five funny 10-minute plays make up the Funny Shorts Live performance. The performance includes one LOCAL playwright and many of the plays were published as part of CFABS’ Stage It, an annual 10-Minute Play Competition.

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All About Soul: A Billy Joel Tribute
Saturday, June 22, 2019; 8:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Hinman Auditorium
Tickets: $30 Premium Seats | $25 Center Seats | $20 Side Seats (10% off for current CFABS Members)
"All About Soul" performs incredible renditions of some of Billy Joel’s finest and most popular hits.

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Musical Moments: Summer Sensations
Sunday, July 7, 2019; 3:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Moe Auditorium & Film Center
Tickets: $25 (10% off for current CFABS Members)
Paul and Renata Rozmus are originally from Poland and graduated from prestigious Katowice Conservatories of Music. Singers, songwriters and instrumentalists, they’ve charted numerous albums all the way to the top. Join Paul and Renata and their band as they take the stage. With different characters in their band, their resulting sound is very original – a unique musical experience, a sweet combination of showmanship, musicianship and originality with a dance edge.

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Just for Laughs:A Comedy Variety Show
Friday, July 12, 2019; 7:30pm
Center for Performing Arts - Moe Auditorium & Film Center
Tickets: $20 (10% off for current CFABS Members)
Enjoy a fun night of everything funny, just bring your laughs to the variety mix. Comedy, music, improv, singing and whatever tickles our funny bone.

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I Hate Hamlet
Thursday - Saturday, July 18 - 20, 2019; 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, July 20 & 21, 2019; 2:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Moe Auditorium & Film Center
Tickets: $25 (10% off for current CFABS Members)
Andrew Rally seems to have it all; there are however, a couple of glitches in paradise. The laughs are nonstop as Andrew wrestles with a career decision, the ghost of John Barrymore, his sword, and the fact that he fails as Hamlet in Central Park.

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The Alex Lopez Xpress Band
Friday, August 2, 2019; 8:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Hinman Auditorium
Tickets: $27 Premium Seats | $23 Center Seats | $20 Side Seats (10% off for current CFABS Members)
The Alex Lopez Xpress brings their brand of rocking blues to Bonita performing songs from their albums. Reviews hail Alex as a first class songwriter and guitarist capable of revitalizing the blues genre for the next generation.

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Staged Readings
Friday, August 9, 2019; 7:30pm
Center for Performing Arts - Moe Auditorium & Film Center
Tickets: $20 (10% off for current CFABS Members)
Featuring poignant selections of written works carefully selected to enthrall and amuse, Staged Readings come from short stories, essays, plays, speeches

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Madagascar: A Musical Adventure Jr.
Friday & Saturday, August 16 & 17, 2019; 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, August 17 & 18, 2019; 2:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Hinman Auditorium
Tickets: $15 General Admission | $20 Reserved Seating (10% off for current CFABS Members)
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.

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Musical Moments: Back to School the Future
Sunday, September 1, 2019; 3:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Moe Auditorium & Film Center
Tickets: $25 (10% off for current CFABS Members)
A program that highlights outstanding student performers throughout the Southwest Florida region, including competition winners.

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The Steepwater Band
Friday, September 6, 2019; 8:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Hinman Auditorium
Tickets: $30 Premium Seats | $25 Center Seats | $20 Side Seats (10% off for current CFABS Members)
The Steepwater Band’s signature sound is a nod to early British blues, combined with a modern, raw and gutsy musical approach. They have been expanding on their influences, absorbing everything from Psychedelia to Americana, from Jazz to 50’s Rock n’ Roll Music.

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Funny Shorts Live!
Friday, September 13, 2019; 7:30pm & Saturday, September 14, 2019; 2:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Moe Auditorium & Film Center
Tickets: $20 (10% off for current CFABS Members)
Five funny 10-minute plays make up the Funny Shorts Live performance. The performance includes one LOCAL playwright and many of the plays were published as part of CFABS’ Stage It, an annual 10-Minute Play Competition.

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Terry Sylvester of the Hollies
Saturday, September 21, 2019; 8:00pm
Center for Performing Arts - Hinman Auditorium
Tickets: $35 Premium Seats | $30 Center Seats | $25 Side Seats (10% off for current CFABS Members)
Terry Sylvester started his musical career at the famous ‘Cavern Club’ with his first group ’The Escorts.’ Terry has been awarded 4 Platinum, 9 Gold, & 6 Silver discs so far in his career and in March 2010 he was inducted into the ’Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.’

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