This week on South Florida stages: Time marches on

Here is a rundown of theater events this week in South Florida.

AIDA

Staged by Slow Burn Theatre and with a score by Elton John and Tim Rice, this musical is about a love triangle between two princesses — one Nubian and the other Egyptian — and the soldier they both love.

When: April 20-May 7; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. matinees Sundays

Where: Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale

Cost: $47-$60

Contact: 954-462-0222 or BrowardCenter.org

BEEHIVE: THE 60’S MUSICAL

This is a revue of music made by women during the 1960s, including the Chiffons, the Shirelles, Janis Joplin and Aretha Franklin. “The tunes start out fun and innocent, then begin to reflect the unrest of the times,” managing executive producer Marilyn A. Wick explains in a press release. “And as the decade concludes, the era of female empowerment begins to soar.”

When: April 20-May 14; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. matinees Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays

Where: The Wick Theatre, 7901 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton

Cost: $75 and $80

Contact: 561-995-2333 or TheWick.org

WAITING FOR GODOT

Evening Star Productions is staging Samuel Beckett’s existential work, which three years after premiering in Paris in 1953 received a North American premiere at the Coconut Grove Playhouse.

When: April 21-May 7; 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. matinees Sundays

Where: Sol Theatre, 3333 N. Federal Highway, Boca Raton

Cost: $30 ($20 for students)

Contact: 561-447-8829 or EveningStarProductions.org

THE BACKERS’ CABARET

This fundraiser features cabaret performances from the leads of past and future Island City Stage shows, along with auction items, hors d’oeuvres and drinks.

When: 8 p.m. April 22

Where: ArtServe, 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.

Cost: $125

Contact: 954-519-2533 or IslandCityStage.org

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