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Chicago Rewired brings back classic hits in show at SeaBreeze Recreation Center

Chicago Rewired bought back some classic hits in a show Sunday at SeaBreeze Recreation Center.

Rocky and the Rollers singer keeps faith at center of cancer battle

Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti talks with Al Morse who made a triumphant return to the stage this weekend with Rocky and the Rollers. The beloved singer has been battling cancer.

Villager returns to stage after 20-year absence to take lead role in ‘Beauty and The Beast’

A Villager has returned to the stage after a 20-year absence to take the lead role in a production of “Beauty and The Beast.”

91-year-old Villager brings enthusiasm to The Villages Pops Chorus’ upcoming concerts

A 91-year-old Villager is bringing enthusiasm to The Villages Pops Chorus' upcoming concerts. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti has details.

Maria Williams to sing at LaliPoPs show at Aviary Recreation Center

Maria Williams will be the guest singer at the LaliPoPs monthly music show at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1 at Aviary Recreation Center, 5748 Morse Blvd.

Off Broadway Players going back to the 40s in upcoming show

“Musical Memories of the 1940s” is a tribute to our veterans. It will be performed in April 9 at La Hacienda Recreation Center.

The Villages’ Honeymooners capture spirit of original cast  

A stage production called “The Honeymooners: From New York to The Villages” brought back a classic comedy on opening night at Savannah Center. Villages-News.com’s Tony Violanti was there and has our review.

Auditions set for production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ in The Villages

SMASH Productions will hold open auditions for “Little Shop of Horrors.” We've got details.

Actor Tim Considine rode wave with Disney roles and ‘My Three Sons’

Actor Tim Considine rode wave with Disney roles in and in the long-running TV show, "My Three Sons." Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti looks back on Considine's many classic characters.

Performer revels in role as Teen Angel in ‘Grease’ staged in The Villages

A performer is reveling in his role as a Teen Angel in "Grease" being staged at the Savannah Center. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti looks at the performer's long evolution in the part.

Grease is the word as stellar cast brings classic high school tale to Savannah Center

When it comes to “Grease” – everything old is new again. That’s what a rowdy gang of Villages’ greasers proved Thursday in Savannah Center on the opening night of a sold-out, three-day run of the famed musical.

Acclaimed University of Wisconsin troupe coming to The Villages

The Wisconsin Singers are bringing their spectacular show, “Come Alive!” to La Hacienda Recreation Center for performances March 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Broadway stars to perform classics with St. Timothy’s choir in April

A handful of Broadway stars will join the St. Timothy Catholic Church Choir for the show, “Best of Broadway,” on Tuesday, April 5. Shows are at 4 and 7 p.m.

Popular entertainer Petrina seeking applicants for iSparkle Scholarship

A popular entertainer in The Villages is seeking applicants for her scholarship that recognizes high school seniors involved in efforts to create atmospheres of inclusion for their peers.

Afternoon concert series will feature the music of Karen Carpenter

The afternoon concert series Friday at Savannah Center will feature the music of Karen Carpenter.

Louis Prima Jr. pays tribute to father’s music in show in The Villages

Louis Prima may be gone but the spirit of his life and the soul of his music lived on Sunday night in a show in The Villages. Villages-News.com's Tony Violanti was there.

Honeymooners show at Savannah Center to benefit Shrine Club and Humane Society

The Honeymooners from New York to The Villages, an original play produced by Smash Productions, will be performed in March at the Savannah Center.

Music in Motion’s ‘Tickets Please’ will take audience to famed venues

Music in Motion’s "Tickets Please" will take audience to famed venues across the globe.

Ben Stein comes down with COVID-19 forcing cancellation of event in The Villages

Ben Stein has come down with COVID-19, forcing the cancellation of an event in The Villages.

Fernando Varela will lend voice to ‘Three Tenors Plus One’ concert

Fernando Varela will lend his voice to the upcoming "Three Tenors Plus One" concert. The event will raise money for the Harold S. Schwartz Music Scholarship Program

Air Supply booked for performance in The Villages

The duo Air Supply is coming to perform a show in The Villages. We've got details, including how to be among the first to get your tickets.

38 Special to bring southern rock to show in The Villages

The southern rock band 38 Special is slated to perform at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center in The Villages.

Don McLean to celebrate 50th anniversary of ‘American Pie’ with show in The Villages

Don McLean will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of “American Pie” in an upcoming show at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center in The Villages.

Comedian Bill Engvall will make return appearance at The Sharon

Comedian Bill Engvall will be appearing in two shows in December at The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center in The Villages.