There are clearly 6 cannot miss shows at Dr. Phillips Center this April — all of them hot and amazing.
Coming this spring to Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are performances from the Orlando Ballet, Opera Orlando, standup comedy, and musical performances by renowned artists.
Postmodern Jukebox is a unique band known for its clever way of turning today’s pop hits into vintage music.
The band started in a basement in Astoria, New York, and struggled for years. In 2012, the band covered the song “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. The cover got over one million views in its first week, four million views within its first year, and reached number eight on the Billboard magazine jazz album chart. As the band grew more popular, they covered songs such as “We Can’t Stop,” “Blurred Lines,” and “Royals.”
Get ready to be taken back in time by Postmodern Jukebox as you hear your favorite pop songs turned into the music of the past on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.
Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto
As Opera Orlando closes for its Verdi season, its last show is Rigoletto.
The performance tells the story of Duke Mantua liking one of his servant’s daughters and how her father will do anything to have his revenge on the duke. The show will be in Italian with English supertitles and have members from the Opera Orlando Chorus and Orlando Ballet dancers.
Don’t miss out on an incredible production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto on Friday, April 22, and Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.
The Piano Guys
The Piano Guys is a musical group that grew in popularity from its instrumental music videos and unique locations.
The band is made up of pianist Jon Schmidt, cellist Steven Sharp Nelson, videographer Paul Anderson, and producer Al van der Beek. They started off in 2011 posting videos of their piano and cello compositions of pop songs, classical music, and their original music. In 2020, they passed 2 billion views on YouTube, gained 6.7 million subscribers, and even reached number one on the Billboard Classical Albums.
Vibe to the beautiful melodies of the piano and cello from The Piano Guys on Friday, April 22. 2022, at 8 p.m.
Fortune Feimster is known comedian and known as a comedic writer for Chelsea Lately, The Mindy Project, and Champions.
Over her career, she has been on multiple shows like Dear White People, 2 Broke Girls, and Glee. She’s been in a few movies such as Office Christmas Party, Father of the Year, and Yes Day. She even has a Netflix Special called Sweet & Salty.
Enjoy the standup of Fortune Feimster on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 8 p.m.
The Great Gatsby
Watch The Great Gatsby come to life as the Orlando Ballet performs the classic on stage.
One of the great American novels, it tells the story of the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby through the eyes of his neighbor Nick Carraway. Be swept away as the story unfolds romance, heartbreak, and plot twists.
Experience the classic The Great Gatsby from Thursday, April 28, to Sunday, May 1, 2022. Showtimes vary.
Pavlo is a well-known Mediterranean artist. In his career, he has won awards as an artist, performer, and songwriter, released 15 albums, and has 4 PBS TV concert specials.
Even though he was born in Toronto, he was exposed to Mediterranean music due to his Greek parents. He describes his music as a blend of Greek, flamenco, Latin, Balkan, and contemporary pop. Because of his popular music, he has been able to travel all around the world and even performed for royals like Prince Charles.
Listen to the Mediterranean music with a twist of Pavlo on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at 7:30 p.m.
Wind Down to a Relaxing Stay at Rosen Inn Universal
After a wonderful night, have a good night’s sleep in a comfortable room at Rosen Inn Universal.
At the Rosen Inn, we have deluxe accommodations and family-fun amenities such as swimming pools, a playground, and an arcade. Rest assured knowing we are dedicated to the highest standards of cleanliness and safety for the well-being of our guests and associates. Read all the details on Rosen’s Total Commitment page.