The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol
Please note: This show will be performed at
The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol
806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL 32159

Book by Joe Masteroff, Based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, Music by John Kander, Lyrics Fred Ebb

January 30th - March 2nd, 2024 / 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm (show times vary by date)

In here, life is beautiful.
"Willkommen" to Kander and Ebb's iconic musical Cabaret, which transports us to the seedy underbelly of 1931 Berlin and the dynamic, dark, and hedonistic Kit Kat Klub. As Germany slowly yields to the emerging Third Reich, the Klub's entertainers and patrons must decide if they'll wake up to the evil just outside the stage door or continue to escape to the alluring sexually liberated fantasy world of the Kit Kat Klub.

$25 Preview Performances | $45 Performances


The Cher Show

Tuesday, February 20th, 2024 / 7:30 pm
Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 / 2:00 pm
Wednesday, February 21st, 2024 / 7:30 pm

Superstars come and go. Cher is forever. For six straight decades, only one unstoppable force has flat-out dominated popular culture - breaking down barriers, pushing boundaries and letting nothing and no one stand in her way. THE CHER SHOW is the Tony Award®-winning musical of her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: the kid starting out, the glam pop star, and the icon.

THE CHER SHOW is 35 smash hits, six decades of stardom, two rock-star husbands, a Grammy®, an Oscar®, an Emmy®, and enough Tony Award-winning Bob Mackie gowns to cause a sequin shortage in New York City, all in one unabashedly fabulous new musical that will have audiences dancing in the aisles!

$55 and up | Limited View $35

Limited Availability

Annual Villages Philharmonic Orchestra Gala

Tuesday, February 27th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Villages Philharmonic presents and evening of Cocktails, Dinner, and Dancing.

This Gala is the yearly fundraiser to help support our fantastic Villages Philharmonic Orchestra's ongoing purpose which is to nourish hearts, minds and souls with glorious orchestral music!

$150 general admission - maximum capacity 150 people


Come From Away

Friday, March 1st, 2024 / 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 / 2:00 pm
Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 / 7:30 pm

On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. This stirring and inspiring musical takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of the small town in Newfoundland that opened their homes to 7,000 stranded travelers on 9/11. During that fateful week, cultures clashed and nerves ran high—but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Celebrate the best of humankind and the best in all of us at COME FROM AWAY.

$55 and up | Limited View $35

Limited Availability

Peking Acrobats

Monday, March 4th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

For the last thirty-two years, THE PEKING ACROBATS® have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. THE PEKING ACROBATS are often accompanied by live musicians who skillfully play traditional Chinese instruments; the time- honored Chinese music coalesces with high-tech special effects and awe-inspiring acrobatic feats, creating an exuberant entertainment event with the festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival.

$35 and up | Limited View $20


The Righteous Brothers

Wednesday, March 6th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

With a string of #1 classics, including the most played song in radio history, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo of Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield topped the charts in four decades. After Bobby's death in 2003, Bill Medley continued to perform to sold-out crowds around the world, but fans and friends pleaded with him to keep The Righteous Brothers alive. Says Medley… No one could ever take Bobby's place, but when I caught Bucky Heard's show it all came together — I found the right guy to help me recreate the magic. The concert experience features their biggest hits — Lovin' Feelin', Soul & Inspiration, Unchained Melody, Rock and Roll Heaven, Medley's Grammy-winning Dirty Dancing theme The Time of My Life, and much, much more!

$85 and up | Limited View $65

Limited Availability

The Beach Boys

Thursday, March 7th, 2024 / 4:00 pm
Thursday, March 7th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America's musical history. The Beach Boys – who have become synonymous with the California lifestyle and an American icon, are bringing their "America's Band" tour to fans around the world.

Since the band's co-founder, lead-singer and chief lyricist Mike Love penned the lyrics to The Beach Boys' first hit, "Surfin'" (1961), dozens of the bands chart toppers have become eternal anthems of American youth: "Surfin' USA," "Surfer Girl," "Fun, Fun, Fun," "I Get Around," "California Girls," "Help Me Rhonda," "Barbara Ann," "Good Vibrations," "Wouldn't It Be Nice," "Rock and Roll Music" and "Kokomo."

$75 and up | Limited View $65


Sing and Swing - A Jazz at Lincoln Center PRESENTS Production
Our American Songbook, with Bria Skonberg and Benny Benack III

Friday, March 8th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

For over three decades, Jazz at Lincoln Center has been a leading advocate for jazz, culture, and arts education globally. Under the direction of Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center has brought the art form of jazz from the heart of New York City to over 446 cities in more than 40 countries.

The JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER PRESENTS touring initiative provides an affordable opportunity to present great jazz programming, featuring up-and-coming musicians who have been identified as rising stars by JALC. The initiative also allows for expansion of the mission of JALC "to entertain, enrich and expand a global community for jazz through performance, education, and advocacy."

$35 and up | Limited View $25


THE HIT MEN: The Ultimate Rock Concert

Sunday, March 10th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Relive Rock's greatest hits with The Hit Men – five fantastic musicians who have shared the stage with legendary artists, including members of Foreigner, Cheap Trick, Wings, Alan Parsons, Billy Joel, Sting, Elton John, Journey, The Who and Cream. In this Ultimate Rock Concert, The Hit Men celebrate their associations with these mega-stars, share their first-hand experiences as eyewitnesses to rock history, and perform classic hits you know and love… "Layla", "Don't Stop Believin'", "I Want To Know What Love Is", "Feels Like The First Time", "Eye in the Sky" and many more… just the way you remember them!

$35 and up | Limited View $20


Rick Springfield

Tuesday, March 12th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Over the past four decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the '80s, a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including "Jessie's Girl," "Don't Talk to Strangers," "An Affair of the Heart," "I've Done Everything for You," "Love Somebody," and "Human Touch."

$90 and up | Limited View $75


Step Afrika

Thursday, March 14th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Founded in 1994 by C. Brian Williams, Step Afrika! is the first professional company dedicated to the tradition of stepping. Under Mr. Williams' leadership, stepping has evolved into one of America's cultural exports, touring more than 50 countries across the globe. Step Afrika! now ranks as one of the top ten African-American dance companies in the United States.

$30 and up | Limited View $20


Change the World
Songs of Inspiration, Love, and Hope for World Peace

Friday, March 15th, 2024 / 3:00 pm
Friday, March 15th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Join us for Change The World, a performance featuring Maestro Bill Doherty, Angie Rose, Mary Jo Vitale, Dawn Di Nome, Clark Barrios, Kathleen Kane, Donna Moore, and many other talented artists as they sing songs of Inspiration, Love, and Hope for World Peace.

Partial proceeds from this concert filled with good-will and joy will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

$25 and up | Limited View $20


The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Classical Concert Series March 2024

Monday, March 18th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Classical repertoire: L. V. Beethoven, Piano concerto M.3 in C minor Op. 37, L. V. Beethoven, Symphony N.6 in F Major Op. 68

Guest Artist:
Antonio Pompa Baldi Guest Pianist

$35 and up | Limited View $25


Momix Alice

Thursday, March 21st, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Seamlessly blending illusion, acrobatics, magic, and whimsy, MOMIX sends audiences flying down the rabbit hole in Moses Pendleton's newest creation, ALICE, inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic Alice in Wonderland. "I don't intend to retell the whole Alice story" Pendleton says, "but to use it as a taking off point for invention." Join this dazzling company on a mind-bending adventure, as Alice encounters time-honored characters including the undulating Caterpillar, a lobster quadrille, frenzied White Rabbits, a mad Queen of Hearts, and a variety of other surprises. Filled with visual splendor and startling creative movement, Alice reveals that nothing in MOMIX's world is as it seems!

$40 and up | Limited View $20


Lorrie Morgan

Friday, March 22nd, 2024 / 7:00 pm

She is undeniably one of the most eloquently emotive vocalists of modern times.

Lorrie Morgan, the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums, is back in the studio with award-winning producer Richard Landis, working on a new album. It is sure to be yet another collection showcasing the rainbow of emotions, from darkest heartache to bright, shiny humor, that is the hallmark of Morgan's range. "Where I am in my life right now, I'm not afraid to express what I feel," she says. "I'm not afraid to express my views on anything, especially on being a woman and my experiences in this business and in life."

$76 and up | Limited View $36


The Irish Comedy Tour

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Irish Comedy Tour takes the party atmosphere of a Dublin pub and combines it with a boisterous, belly-laugh band of hooligans

The group's comedians and musicians, whose ancestors hail from the Emerald Isle, include Detroit native Derek Richards; Ohio's Michael Malone; Nova Scotia's Damon Leibert; and from Inchicore, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland Derrick Keane.

$30 and up | Limited View $20


An Evening with the Legendary Judy Collins In Concert

Sunday, March 24th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 50-album body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline to thrive in the music industry for half a century.

$35.50 and up | Limited View $29


The Doo Wop Project

Monday, March 25th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Doo Wop Project, the dynamic, rave-reviewed celebration of a beloved music genre, has a brand new "DOO!" Starring the 5 engaging, charismatic and dashing Broadway stars from smash hits like JERSEY BOYS, A BRONX TALE, BEAUTIFUL, and MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL with their all star band, this exciting new show (with a brand new setlist) features fresh renditions of classic Doo Wop hits (remember "16 candles" and "In the Still of the Night"?) as well as "doo-wopified" versions of contemporary hits like Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” and Garth Brooks’ "Friends in Low Places." Of course they'll keep some fan favorites in the new show - memorable numbers like "Remember When" and "That's My Desire".

$35 and up | Limited View $25

The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol
Please note: This show will be performed at
The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol
806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL 32159

The Roommate
By Jen Silverman

March 26th - April 27th, 2024 / 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm (show times vary by date)

An off-beat comedy about an even odder couple.
With a recent divorce and her son living across the country, 50-something Sharon posts a listing for a roommate to fill the empty space of her Iowa home. Enter Robyn also in her mid-fifties, a fascinating woman who needs a place to hide and the chance to start over. Sharon is Walmart and white bread, book clubs, and leaving your door unlocked.

$20 Preview Performances | $35 Performances



Friday, April 12th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

With countless tunes you know from the first note, rip-roaring gigs you can count on, and a whole lot of energy you'll take home with you, BoDeans continue to contribute to the American songbook as a tried-and-true institution. Founded and led by original frontman, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Kurt Neumann, the band's catalog consists of generational anthems such as "Good Things," You Don't Get Much," "Idaho," and "Closer To Free," just to name a few. However, they still reflect the soul and spirit of the modern American experience on their fourteenth full-length offering, 4 The Last Time.

$30 and up | Limited View $20


Southern Fried Chicks

Saturday, April 13th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Join Etta May and the Southern Fried Chicks for a night of funny, clean standup comedy! The All-New Tour features new Chicks, new stories, and more fun and laughter, making for a show to remember! Since the debut of their one-hour comedy special on CMT, this top-grossing all female comedy tour has played to venues packed with people and laughter. Life and love in the USA have never been funnier as when these top headliners take the stage. Think Blue Collar Comedy Tour with better hair and a bigger attitude!

$30 and up | Limited View $20


Alfreda Sings Aretha

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Alfreda is an international singing powerhouse performing with Cher, Celine Dion, Sir Elton John, Whitney Houston, Yanni, Warren Haynes, and many others! Showcasing an incredible wealth of stage experience, Alfreda has performed shows throughout the world, singing at some of the most preeminent venues on earth, namely Royal Albert Hall, Madison Square Garden, Sydney Opera House, The Acropolis, and even the mighty Wembley Stadium. She's been featured on numerous commercials for such brands as Coke, Pepsi, McDonald's, General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Motorola and Marriott as well as several films and TV shows. Alfreda sang professional opera with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. Alfreda is an eclectic and diverse singer, seamlessly performing music in genres as diverse as classical, soul, pop, blues, rock, R&B, and electronic dance music.

$30 and up | Limited View $20


"The Search for Longevity" by Photographer David McLain
Changemaker Speaker Series

Friday, April 19th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

David honed his photographic chops shooting feature length assignments around the world for National Geographic magazine. The stories varied but the mandate was always the same: work with every kind of person under any kind of condition and create timeless yet contemporary images for a client with the highest visual standards on earth.

$25 and up | Limited View $20


The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Classical Concert Series April 2024

Sunday, April 21st, 2024 / 7:00 pm

L. V. Beethoven

Violin concerto in D major Op. 61
Johannes Brahms Symphony N.3 in F Major Op. 90

$35 and up | Limited View $25


The Psychology of Serial Killers

Thursday, April 25th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Learn about serial killers you've never heard of before in this acclaimed, sell-out show.

'The Psychology of Serial Killers' will give even the most dedicated true crime fan new insights into the phenomenon of serial homicide.

$30 and up | Limited View $20


Illusionist Rick Thomas: Mansion of Dreams
Mansion of Dreams

Saturday, April 27th, 2024 / 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 27th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

MANSION OF DREAMS is the crowning achievement of the multi-award-winning Master Illusionist Rick Thomas. Stunning magic, extreme comedy, exquisite dancers and an inspiring story are woven into one of the most amazing productions ever to be seen on stage and television today! Mansion of Dreams is breath-taking… and it is right here at The Sharon!

$30 and up | Limited View $20


The Villages Philharmonic Orchestra
Opera Gala: Magic Moments of Opera Scenes 2024

Monday, May 6th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Magic moment of Opera scene.

Overture and magical Arias/Romanza from the great opera.

$35 and up | Limited View $25


Rockie Lynne

Sunday, May 26th, 2024 / 7:00 pm

"Musically entertaining from start to finish." -People Magazine
"His electrifying performance is riveting and should not be missed." -Hollywood Reporter
"Poised for stardom … helped along by his telegenic face and most of all, his triple-threat talent as a singer, songwriter and guitar whiz." -Billboard Magazine

As a singer-songwriter and world-class entertainer, Rockie Lynne has made a name for himself on the national music scene for the last decade. With three top-40 hits under his belt, he has appeared nationally on "Good Morning America," "Fox and Friends" and has made 14 appearances on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. Since his debut on Universal Records, this United States Army Veteran has wowed audiences with his moving tribute to what makes America great.

$45 and up | Limited View $20

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