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TGIF The Palm Beach Post DECEMBER 5, 1997 Page 25 I I t I r I i i I 1 t II 1 t Dcsch Swap Shop 1 301 Old Dixie 844-0330 jgjjgj Star Ship Troopers (R) i S.GO Car Load Flea Market wed.-Fn.-sat.-sun. Wintei Theatre I lOt, It i -Am m iiflllf 111 "I Classes for Children Enroll Today! flfterschool programs Tues,WedorThurs 3-5 pm $100-10-week sessions Weekend classes Saturdays 9:30-11:30 $125 - 10-week session Classes begin week of January 17 s otb ML " I I .mm urn 1 X I -V '. cm . I f x WO Ben's offers a cozy setting for small parties or large groups.Our menu features steak.prime rib and seafood or it can be customized to fit both your tastes and bud-get.But make your reservations as soon as possible for space goes quickly.Call 967-3437 after 3PM and ask for Ed Hopper if, 3400 S.Congress.Palm Springs 967-3437 2 Movement Music 4 More Lake Worth Playhouse Children's Theatre Call 586-8245 Styte 6iicften tt ie V SOMETHING WORTH SAYING: . .. . At the Coconut Grove Playhouse, Lizan Mitchell and I Micki ,,, African. Ampnran; who ook back over 1UU Grant star in Having uur say, ine uue swy u. iu -m.vU,. years to tell their story and the evolution of the country. C J LAKE WORTH fflbnwoftie &njtLsi - IN ADDITION TO OUR DAIII SPllIAU Salmon Mahi Mahi Stuffed Sole All Dinner Specials $ff?)95 REfflU Complete all night 6661 Lake Worth Road. Lake Worth, FL IrToo 561-439-5980 I WW OPEN VtT I TUES. Y ber 7 at the Riverside Theatre, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vera Beach. Evening performances at 8 p.m. and matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets: $18 $28. Phone 231-6990. (NR) STATE FAIR John Davidson stars in the role he created on Broadway as Abel Frake, an Iowa Farmer, in this Rodgers & Hammerstein musical about a family's adventures at the Fair and how it changes their lives during the WWII era. Opens Tuesday and runs through Dec. 14 at the Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts in Miami Beach. Tickets: $20-$42.50. Phone (305) 673-7300. (NR) TAP DOGS The Australian testosterone tap exhibition, featuring a group of blue-collar hunks dancing, sweating and generally turning up the heat. Like Stomp, It started small and grew into an international sensation. Runs through Dec. 21 at the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale. Tickets: $39-$42.50. Phone (954) 763-2444. (NR) WEST SIDE STORY It's the Sharks against the Jets on those dan-cin' streets of New York, in the legendary Leonard Bernstein-Stephen Sond-heim-Arthur Laurents musical. Look hard and you can see Romeo and Juliet underneath. Runs through Jan. 4 at the Actors Playhouse in Coral Gables. Evening performances 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. Tickets: $26.50 and $29.50. Phone (305) 444-9293. SHOWCASE Regional non-Equity contract professional, semiprofessional or apprentice theatrical productions: (NR) MURDER BY MISTLETOE The open-ended murder mystery continues 8 p.m. Saturdays at Dave & Buster's Restaurant, 3000 Oakwood Boulevard, Hollywood. Tickets: $32.95 includes dinner and show. Phone (954) 923-5505. GRANDMA SYLVIA'S FUNERAL "It s interactive theater time again, in this Instance built around a wacky memorial service for a Miami matron who was run over by a garbage truck. Her family argues over her jewelry, over who she Please see THEATER267 .ONSTAGE THIS WEEK Capsule summaries of professional, showcase, community, collegiate and children's theater. Indicates the play is recommended by Hap Er-stein, theater critic. "(NR)" Indicates that a show has not been reviewed. PROFESSIONAL Fully professional regional, stock and touring productions operating on Equity actors' union contracts: (NR) BURN THIS The unlikely love story between a repressed dancer and an explosive loose cannon character, powerfully written by Lanford Wilson. Featuring Barbara Sloan and Jim Baldwin. Runs through November at the Florida Shakespeare Theatre, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables. Tickets: $17-$26. Phone (305) 445-1119. (NR) GOODBYE, MY FRIDUCHITA Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is the subject of this bio-drama which considers the passions underlying her paintings and her relationship with muralist Diego Rivera. Runs through Jan. 18 in the Encore Room Theatre at the Coconut Grove Playhouse in Miami. Evening performances 8:30 p.m. nnd matinees at 2:15 p.m. Tickets: $22 $27. Phone (305) 442-4000. GRAVE CONCERNS "Lake Worth playwright David Fleisher spins a series of eight quirky one-act comedies, all slightly offbeat and most related to death and dying. The evening is uneven, but there's enough clever writing to keep an audience amused." Hap Erstein. Runs through Dec. 21 at the New Theatre, 65 Almeria Ave., Coral ' Gables. Performances at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15. Phone: (305) 443-5909. (NR) HAVING OUR SAY The real life story of African-American sisters Sarah L. and A. Elizabeth Delany aka Sadie and Bessie who look back over 100 years to tell their personal story and the evolution of the country. , Ing Lizan Mitchell and Micki Grant. Cop- tinues through Deo. 21 at the Coconut Grove Playhouse in Miami. Tickets: $30-35. Phone 442-4000. (NR) THE HITMAN A one-act dark comedy by Palm Beach County playwright Rick Harlowe, about a hapless hit man encouraged by a would-be client to perform one last job on her dying husband. Harlowe appears in the title role with Annette Gray. Runs through Dec. 20 at Blue Ice Productions Studios in downtown Delray Beach. Tickets: $5 and $8. Phone 276-4303. (NR) THE HOLIDAY SEASON, A CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR A new musical revue with songs of the season, from Irving Berlin to Barry Manilow. Runs through Jan. 3 at Jan McArt's Rooftop Cabaret, 303 S.E. Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton. Phone (800) 841-6765 or 392-3755. (N) I REMEMBER YOU Bernard (Same Time Next Year) Slade's romantic comedy with music concerning a young girl who brings her middle-aged fiance home to meet mother. Opens today and runs through Jan. 19 at Hollywood Boulevard theatre, 1928 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. Tickets: $18. Phone 929-5400. OLD WICKED SONGS Jon Marans' off-Broadway hit play looks at the nature of art and the inner being, as an artistically blocked young pianist takes lessons from an unorthodox Viennese music teacher. "An entertaining comedy drama about art, redemption and the Holocaust." Charles Passy. Continues through Dec. 21 at the Caldwell Theatre Company in Boca Raton. Tickets: $26-$32.50 preview performances, $37.50 opening night gala, $29-$37.50 regular performances. Phone 930-6400 or 24 1 -7432. (NR) MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS Clang, clang, clang goes the trolley once again, as the stage musical about one family's experiences at the 1903 St. Louis World's Fair pulls into Boca Raton. Runs through March 8 at Jan McArt's Royal Palm Dinner Theatre in Boca Raton. Tickets: $41 $49. Phone 392-3755. (NR) 1776 The musical version of the tug-of-war to pen the Declaration of Independence, get it ratified and forge a new nation. Somehow, Peter Stone's , .script makes it, an evening of consider-Vable suspense: Runs through Decern- t :;!; : t : ; J I Home For The Holidays: U A Christmas Celebration A Musical Review J II 0 December 18, 19 8 pm December 20 llam2pm I Udults i $1 0.00 T ftMiiiniMiMiBiiii Children 5.00 j Elves! f ft mmrni Vi- 30 Holiday favoritesi X v I Surprises! Lake Worth Playhouse I 713 Lake Avenue, Lake Worth 561-586-6410 P J It J r e- t I .,. k. . '