It's All-American! Broward Center's "American Night Out" Package Welcomes Green Day's Hit Musical "American Idiot," Followed by Downtown Fort Lauderdale Hot Spots America's Backyard or Stache Green Day's "American Idiot" Playing at Broward Center for the Performing Arts March 25-April 6; Package Creates Added Value of at Least $20
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the true "American" spirit, Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District cultural partner Broward Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to present its "American Night Out" package. Those who purchase a ticket to Green Day's two-time Tony Award®-winning hit musical "American Idiot," playing at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Tuesday, March 25–Sunday, April 6, can present their ticket stub at America's Backyard or Stache – two of Downtown Fort Lauderdale's most popular hot spots – after the show. There, they will have their cover charge waived, and receive a free drink (choice of wine, beer or cocktail) – an added value of at least $20.
Package participants must be 21 years of age or older to redeem the offer.
Ticket prices for "American Idiot" start as low as $34.50. Tickets can be purchased at www.browardcenter.org or by phone at 954-462-0222.
A critical smash on Broadway and in London, "American Idiot" tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Their quest for true meaning in a post 9/11 world leads them on the most exhilarating theatrical journey of the season. Based on Green Day's GRAMMY Award®-winning multi-platinum album, "American Idiot" boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before.
America's Backyard is South Florida's largest outdoor party – a fun, interactive outdoor facility situated in the heart of Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Whether it's ladies hula-hooping on the bar, showers going, or a favorite DJ spinning, it's always a surprise for what's next at the Backyard. It is located at 100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. For more information, visit www.myamericasbackyard.com.
Stache, voted Broward County's No. 1 cocktail bar by New Times Broward-Palm Beach, infuses its guests with the intimate energy of a 1920s speakeasy. The scene is mysterious and relaxed, yet curious and upbeat. In addition to perfectly poured cocktails, Stache offers an impressive selection of quality craft beer and wine. The music is a seamless blend of classic rock/funk/soul/R&B spanning the last six decades to the newest of indie and electronic/tech house orchestrate. It is located at 109 SW 2nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. For more information, visit http://barstache.com.
"The 'American Night Out' package offers the perfect way to celebrate a great performance, great music and great times," said Carmen Ackerman, project manager for Riverwalk A&E District.
About Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District
The Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District is a unique partnership of arts and entertainment organizations located along the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale with the express mission of promoting cultural tourism in South Florida. Presenting over 1,000 individual events each year, the District attracts well over 1 million visitors annually. Partners of the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment Consortium include Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Florida Grand Opera, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, the Historic Stranahan House Museum and Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. It is supported by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council and the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau. For more information about Riverwalk A&E District and its partners, visit www.riverwalkae.com.
About the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
Green Day's "American Idiot" is presented in partnership with Florida Theatrical Association as part of the Bank of America Broadway In Fort Lauderdale Series at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is one of America's premier performing arts venues, consistently ranked among the top 10 in the country. Presenting more than 700 performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons, the Center showcases a wide range of exciting cultural programming and events, and offers one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, serving more than 150,000 students annually. In 2007, the Broward Center was named the Cultural Embassy of Broward County in recognition of its success in linking cultural activity with the region's economic development. The Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. receives and maintains funds to sustain, develop, and secure the future of the Broward Center. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located in the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit www.BrowardCenter.org.
Carmen Ackerman, Riverwalk A&E District
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