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Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Tops Off 2021/2022 Season
With Eight Exciting Presentations in May and June

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN – May 3-8

The Carp That Wouldn’t Quit – May 7

Ryan Hamilton – May 7

One Night of Queen

Performed by Gary Mullen and The Works – May 11

Spotlight on Young Musicians – May 13

FLORI-DUH – May 14-15

SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL – May 20-26

Kravis Center Dream Awards

Celebrating High School Musical Excellence – June 5

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts will be climaxing a spectacular 2021/2022 season with eight exciting concerts and shows during May and June. Tickets are now available for purchase either online at kravis.org or by phone at 561.832.7469.

MAY
May 3-8 (Tuesday through Sunday)
+ Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 8 pm
+ Wednesday and Saturday at 2 pm & 8 pm
+ Sunday at 2 pm
AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
(Kravis On Broadway)
Based on the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere, AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN is a breathtaking production that celebrates triumph over adversity and includes one of the most iconic and romantic endings ever portrayed on screen. Featuring the Grammy Award® winning, #1 hit song Up Where We Belong, and a score based on the 1980’s catalogue of music that gave voice to a generation, the live stage production is a new adaptation by multiple Tony Award® nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture), based on the original screenplay by Douglas Day Stewart. The musical is directed by Scanlan with choreography by Broadway sensation Patricia Wilcox (Motown, A Night with Janis Joplin). Zack Mayo’s got smarts and a body built for US Navy pilot boot camp, but he also has too much swagger… until he meets a drill sergeant who’s determined to drill his arrogance out of him. Zack finds comfort in the arms of a local factory girl. But it isn’t until tragedy befalls a fellow candidate that Zack learns the importance of love and friendship and finds the courage to be his best self and win the heart of the woman he loves. A sweeping romance that lifts you up where you belong.
Alexander W. Dreyfoos Concert Hall
Tickets start at $32

May 7 at 10 am (Saturday)
The Carp That Wouldn’t Quit
(Family Fare)
Teaching the important lessons of persistence, respect and kindness, these retellings of traditional fables from Japan and Okinawa will engage and delight your children. Japanese and Okinawan music, language, and culture are the heart of this performance featuring clever animals, puppets, and a whole lot of fun for young audience members and their families. Ages 4+
Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse
Tickets $12 • General Admission

Sponsored by The Stiller Family Foundation

May 7 at 7 pm & 9:30 pm (Saturday)
Ryan Hamilton
With his one-hour Netflix stand-up special Happy Face and numerous television appearances including The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and Conan, Ryan Hamilton is considered the comic to watch. Be here when he shares his well-known observational, sarcastic and self-deprecating humor that keeps fans laughing out loud.
(Originally scheduled for February 7, 2022.)
Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse
Tickets start at $29


May 11 at 8 pm (Wednesday)
One Night of Queen
Performed by Gary Mullen and The Works

We Will Rock You with this incredible night of Queen hits! Gary Mullen and The Works, who’ve been performing Queen hits around the world since 2002, recreate the look and sound of the legendary rock band in this one-of-a-kind experience.
Alexander W. Dreyfoos Concert Hall
Tickets start at $25
Sponsored by Eileen Berman and Jay Bauer
With support from SunSentinel

May 13 at 7 pm (Friday)
Spotlight on Young Musicians
(A Kravis Center Community Outreach Event In partnership with the Youth Orchestra of Palm Beach County, the School District of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County Music Teachers Association)
Spotlight on Young Musicians is an annual event that provides an opportunity for local students to perform in Dreyfoos Hall. This unique presentation not only showcases emerging talent, but also promotes the excellent music programs within area schools.
Alexander W. Dreyfoos Concert Hall
Made possible by funding from PNC Arts Alive.

May 14-15 (Saturday and Sunday)
+ Saturday at 1:30 pm & 7:30 pm
+ Sunday at 1:30 pm
FLORI-DUH
Comedians Mike Delamont and Morgan Cranny come together to celebrate the weird, wonderful and completely true news stories from the great Sunshine State! All of the stories in this show change out every year as Florida is a non-stop fountain of hilarious new stories! Pulling directly from the headlines, FLORI-DUH takes you on a wild and insane journey from the Panhandle all the way to the Keys!
Marshall E. Rinker, Sr. Playhouse
Tickets start at $38

May 20-26 (Friday through Thursday)
+ Wednesday and Saturday at 2 pm & 8 pm
+ Thursday and Friday at 8 pm
+ Sunday at 2 pm
SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical
(Kravis On Broadway)
She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including Love to Love You Baby, Bad Girls and Hot Stuff, this electric experience is a moving tribute to the voice of a generation.
Alexander W. Dreyfoos Concert Hall
Tickets start at $37
Note: No show on Monday, May 23.
(Originally scheduled for January 5-9, 2022.)
Kravis On Broadway sponsored by 
Jim and Judy Harpel
William A. Meyer

JUNE
June 5 at 7 pm (Sunday)
Kravis Center Dream Awards
Celebrating High School Musical Excellence
The Kravis Center Dream Awards recognizes musical theater students who will perform in an exciting showcase that applauds their individual artistry in singing, dancing and acting. Two local award winners will be given the opportunity to participate in the Jimmy Awards (the National High School Musical Theatre Awards).
Alexander W. Dreyfoos Concert Hall
Sponsored by Ricki Gail Conway / The Doris and Stanley Tananbaum Foundation

How to Purchase Tickets for These Shows:
Tickets are available for purchase either online at kravis.org or by phone at 561.832.7469. Box Office hours are Monday-Saturday, 12pm to 5pm.

About the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts:
The Kravis Center is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. The Center’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality by offering comprehensive arts education programs—serving nearly 3 million schoolchildren since its inception; by providing a Palm Beach County home for local and regional arts organizations to showcase their work; and by providing an economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County. For information, please visit kravis.org.

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