Monday, February 18, 2019

Theatre Review: “Tar Beach” at FAU Theatre Lab

“Tar Beach” is set in New York City in July 1977, and it’s hot. Punishingly hot. “Do the Right Thing” hot. There are multiple...

Beauties, Beasts and Fisticuffs: A Q&A with Fight Director Lee Soroko

Like in life, there is violence in the theatre. Actors slap and punch each other; they wield machetes, or pipes; they stab each other...

Musical Theatre Stars Team Up For One-Night-Only Fundraiser

The next production at Pompano Beach Cultural Center is running for one night only, on an otherwise sleepy Monday evening. But for its rigorous...

Theatre Review: “35MM” at Boca’s Measure for Measure Theatre

Composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver is one of the millennial wunderkinds of musical theatre. Still in his early 30s, Oliver has won at least five...

Theatre Lab’s First Family Production is Ambitious, Imaginative

When asked if producing family theatre is any easier than tackling adult fare, Theatre Lab’s artistic director doesn’t hesitate. “Not in the least,” says...

Dramaworks’ New Musical Celebrates Dust Bowl Populist

Oklahoma balladeer Woody Guthrie died in 1967, but his music and message have not only endured—Mojo named his compilation Dust Bowl Ballads No. 13...

Mane Attraction: Palm Beach Dramaworks’ Exhilarating “Equus”

In Palm Beach Dramaworks’ spellbinding production of “Equus,” it’s not a matter of if you’ll be hooked by the play’s tawdry pathologies, but when. It...

Thinking Cap Theatre Readies Most Ambitious Show to Date

Thinking Cap Theatre, the Fort Lauderdale-based company known for its stylized, outside-the-box productions, will embark this weekend on arguably its most ambitious show to...

FAU’s Overnight Theatre Project: Drama as a Marathon

On Sunday evening, March 4, eight playwrights, eight directors and 32 actors will converge at Theatre Lab at FAU. By the same time the...

Theatre Review: Chemistry Warm, Infectious in Dramaworks’ “On Golden Pond”

“They say the lake is dying, but I don’t believe it.” This line, from the second act of “On Golden Pond,” is one of the...
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