Broward Center for the Performing Arts


Administrative Address

201 Sw 5th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33312
Admin Phone: 954-468-3295


AuRene Theater
Capacity: 2687
Amaturo Theatre
Capacity: 590
New River Room
Capacity: approx. 200, varies with config.
Parker Playhouse
Capacity: 1168


Jill Kratish
(Director of Programming)
Jennifer Urbano


Opened in 1998, the Sunrise Civic Center is home to an impressive assortment of facilities and activities. Whether you're interested in an evening of theatre or a morning workout, this 80,000-square-foot complex has what you're looking for! The City’s intimate 300-seat theatre with mezzanine features a full production-size stage and state-of-the-art sound and lighting. Simply put, there's not a bad seat in the house. Make the Civic Center Theatre your first choice for quality, affordable entertainment, including theatrical presentations, musical performances and children's programming. The Civic Center is also home to a beautiful outdoor amphitheatre with professional sound and lighting equipment - and seating for 750. Ideal for musical and theatrical performances, it's the site of the City's popular "Tunes N Trucks" concert series, which runs annually from October through May.