FTF 2023-24 Season Audition 6/2/23, 6/3/23

FTF 2023-24 Season Audition
Friday, 06/02/2023-06/03/2023, 11:00 am-05:00 pm
Sandrell Rivers Theater
6103 NW 7TH AVE,
Miami, Florida, 33127
Cost: free

FTF On-Tour

Non-Equity. Paid.


​Fantasy Theatre Factory invites you to join our 2023-2024 Touring Theater for Young Audiences Shows! We are seeking dynamic and versatile performers of all ethnicities with strong comedic skills and physical capabilities. This is a non-equity opportunity with paid compensation.


Auditions: Friday, June 2nd from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. & Saturday, June 3rd from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Callbacks: Friday, June 9th from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

PLACE: Sandrell Rivers Theatre, 6103 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL – 33127.

PARKING: 6104 NW 6th Court, Miami, FL – 33127.


Sandrell Rivers Theatre, 6103 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL – 33127.

Parking: 6104 NW 6th Court, Miami, FL – 33127.


Two (2) hard copies of recent headshots with two updated resumes.

One (1) comedic monologue not to exceed 1 minute.

Wear comfortable clothing that allows for movement.

Be prepared to cold-read from our scripts.


Rehearsals will be held for 4 hours each day.

Rehearsals will occur 10-15 days between Monday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Payment is $75 per show (minimum) and up.

$40 per rehearsal.


“Little Monster Tales” – Oct 23

“The Adventures of the Three Mess-keteers” – Nov 23-Jan 24 & Mar-Apr 24

“A Fractured Christmas Carol” – Nov-Dec 23

“Gordon Gumshoe, Fairy Tale Detective” – Jan-Feb 24

“Heroes in my House, A Magical Journey through Black History” – Feb 24

“Cinderella, A Fractured Fairy Tale” – May-Jul 24

For show descriptions, please visit www.ftfshows.com/educationalshows


If you have any questions, please contact us at audition@ftfshows.com or 305-284-8800 Ext. 467. We look forward to hearing from you!

Caribbean American Heritage Month Weekend Celebration 6/2/23

Caribbean American Heritage Month Weekend Celebration
Friday, 06/02/2023-06/04/2023, 07:00 pm-04:00 pm
Las Olas Oceanside Park
3000 E. Las Olas Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316
Cost: Free

In celebration of National Caribbean American Month in June, The LOOP Fort Lauderdale Beach will host a weekend of festivities, June 2-4. Since 2006, June has been designated as Caribbean American Heritage Month by Presidential Proclamation. The month-long observance promotes the rich culture and heritage of the Caribbean-American people and their contribution to the United States of America.

Building off The LOOP’s four pillars of engagement, “F.A.M.E.,” and its mission to provide “Infinite Experience for Everyone Under the Sun,” the inaugural Caribbean American Heritage Month Cultural Celebration Weekend at Las Olas Oceanside Park will showcase food, art, music and entertainment which are a rich and thriving part of the Caribbean culture in South Florida. The free event is open for the entire family to enjoy.

As music and dance are an essential part of Caribbean culture, the tropical beats of the islands will keep the party going all weekend long with sounds including Calypso, Reggae, and Soca to Salsa, Merengue, and Dancehall.

Friday Night’s kick-off concert featuring Jamaican Hall of Fame Inductees, “The Bad Boys of Reggae,” Inner Circle, will be hosted by Lifetime Achievement Award winner of the International Reggae and World Music Awards, Tanto Irie.

A limited number of VIP Tables are available ($60 – $120); in addition to an exclusive meet and greet after-party with Inner Circle on the Pool Deck of the Courtyard by Marriott, Fort Lauderdale Beach available for $25.
On Saturday and Sunday, guests will have the opportunity to purchase a variety of authentic Caribbean food and drinks, and watch cooking demonstrations sponsored by Grace Foods featuring “Taste The Islands” Chef Irie. The LOOP will also feature a special marketplace showcasing makers and artists of Caribbean descent.

On Sunday, Julien Believe, the “Music Ambassador of The Bahamas,” will host the daylong entertainment lineup and sounds in recognition of the 50th anniversary of The Bahamas’ independence.

Each day will feature a musical tribute to Caribbean county. The full musical performance lineup includes:

Friday, June 2, 7 – 9:30 p.m. –Spotlight Jamaica
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.: Hot 105 DJ Charles
8:30 – 10 p.m.: Inner Circle – “The Bad Boys of Reggae”; Jamaican Music Hall of Fame Inductees; Two-time Grammy Nominee
10:30 p.m.: VIP meet and greet with Inner Circle; Courtyard Pool Deck – limited to 100 ppl.

Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Spotlight Cuba
10 – 11:30 a.m.: Oriente, Afro-Cuban Jazz Trio
11:30 – 1 p.m.: Tomasito Cruz Quartet; Four-time Grammy Winner
2 pm – 3:30 p.m.: Diva All Stars Cuban Quintet

Sunday, June 4, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Spotlight Bahamas, Trinidad/Tobago

10 – 11:30 a.m.: DJ Gangalee
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. :Pan Paradise Steel Pan Band
2:30 – 4 p.m.: DJ, Julien Believe
Junkanoo Band – during breaks

Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach will offer visitors a special room rate that must be purchased through The LOOP’s website at: https://theloopflb.com/events/caribbean-american-heritage-month-celebration-2023-06-02/

The Caribbean American Heritage Month Weekend Celebration is presented by the City of Fort Lauderdale’s Beach Business Improvement District (BID) and sponsored by Grace Foods and Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Beach.

Las Olas Oceanside Park: 3000 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
The most convenient place to park is the Las Olas Beach Parking Garage, where the PayByPhone payment option can be used, and parking can be extended from anywhere using the mobile PayByPhone App.

Cost: The LOOP’s events are free and open to the public.

Friday Night Inner Circle Reserved Tables: Parking not Included.
Table for 4: $60.
Table for 6; $90.
Table for 8: $120.

After Party Meet & Greet with Inner Circle; limited to 100 guests; not included in reserved table price: $25 pp; includes (1) drink ticket.

How: For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/cahmcelebration

About The LOOP
A cornerstone of activity, The LOOP (Las Olas Oceanside Park) is the central hub of the $65 million, four-park system at the heart of Fort Lauderdale Beach. The public greenspaces, including the Intracoastal Promenade, Las Olas Beach Garage Sunset Terrace, and DC Alexander Park, aim to provide infinite experiences for everyone under the sun and year-round activity in Fort Lauderdale’s oceanfront backyard. Through its four pillars, “FAME,” The LOOP offers a variety of special events, activities, and unique local experiences for all, including free concerts, farmers markets, community workouts, holiday happenings, and more. The LOOP also includes an interactive water feature/splash pad for children and adults. As part of its environmental commitment, the City of Fort Lauderdale partnered with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission on dual-light fixtures that use amber lighting during sea turtle nesting season. The park’s artificial turf covering requires no watering. For more information, visit theloopflb.com or contact info@theloopflb.com. Follow The LOOP on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/theloopflb and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/theloopflb/.

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Take PRIDE! A Retrospective of LGBTQ Life in South Florida” Multimedia Exhibit 6/1/23 – 6/30/23

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Take PRIDE! A Retrospective of LGBTQ Life in South Florida” Multimedia Exhibit
Thursday, 06/01/2023-06/30/2023, 10:00 am-08:00 pm
Galleria Fort Lauderdale
2414 East Sunrise Blvd.,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33304
Cost: Free

In honor of PRIDE Month (June 2023), History Fort Lauderdale presents “Take PRIDE! A Retrospective of LGBTQ Life in South Florida.”

The multimedia exhibit, located near Swarovski, between Macy’s and Dillard’s, will include over 100 historical photographs plus videos and costumes chronicling the growth, awareness and struggle of the LGBTQ community through the years. Photos will capture the liberation movement of the 1960s and ‘70s, the activism and rise of PRIDE parades and human rights rallies and the proliferation of gay-centric world-famous business endeavors including the Marlin Beach Hotel, The Copa and Backstreet.

A Photo Tribute Wall will feature lifestyle and significant event photos from Michael Murphy Photography. In addition, the exhibit will include the showing of “Open Dialogues,” an award-winning short film which captures the personal narratives of LGBTQ voices, produced by Art and Culture Center Hollywood, directed by Miami-based filmmaker Freddy Rodriguez and funded by Community Foundation of Broward.

Additional contributions to the exhibit are courtesy of Stonewall National Museum and Archives, World AIDS Museum and Educational Center, History Miami, Wilton Manors Historical Society, and Key West Art & Historical Society.

History Fort Lauderdale’s “Take PRIDE! A Retrospective of LGBTQ Life in South Florida” is sponsored by Galleria Fort Lauderdale, Visit Lauderdale, Castelli Real Estate Services, OutClique, HotSpots Media Group/Happening Out Television Network and GPR | Goodman Public Relations.

For more information about History Fort Lauderdale, please call (954) 463-4431 or visit historyfortlauderdale.org. Follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/ftlhistory, on Instagram @ftlhistory and on Twitter @FTLHistory. Subscribe to us on YouTube at youtube.com/user/FTLhistory.

Karen’s Diner on Tour – Miami 6/2/23, 6/3/23, 6/4/23

Karen’s Diner on Tour – Miami
Friday, 06/02/2023-06/04/2023, 05:30 pm-10:00 pm
South Beach Brewing Co
1255 West Ave,
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139
Buy Tickets
Cost: $47.00

Karen’s Diner Is On Tour taking the world by storm!

Clearly, we’re popular with over 14 locations across Australia, the UK, and USA, so we are popping up for a short time only in your city!

If you’ve got a mate who’s a bit up their own ass, you now know where to find us! Maybe it’s even to break the first date ice, or give your partner a roasting for not messaging back quickly enough. Whatever it is, we have you covered so sit back and watch the carnage unfold.

It’s an absurd, unique environment full of laughs, banter, and top-notch American diner-style grub! We pride ourselves on our terrible service, rated 1* by Karen herself! This is dining with a twist – the food is great, the service is ungrateful but your experience will be unforgettable.