Monday, October 2, 2023

Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by Wendy Caster

It's difficult to decide where to begin discussing the wonders of Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch. The incredibly funny, smart, musical writing; the extrao…

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How I Learned What I Learned opens GableStage’s 25th season by Bill Hirschman

  By Oline H. Cogdill August Wilson was one of the most insightful—if not THE most insightful—chronicler of Black life in America. He found the music in the language of ordinary people,…

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Fall for Dance Festival 2023: Program 1 by Joel Benjamin

Ballet BC, the Canadian-based modern ballet company, began the program with 'The Statement," Crystal Pite’s witty take on a boardroom meeting, a corporate boardroom meeting full of intrigu…

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DANCE NEWS: The Bessies Reveal The 2023 Angel Award Honorees by The Dance Enthusiast

The award honors arts and culture workers whose contributions have had an immense impact on the dance and performance field.

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Sunday, October 1, 2023

Review: Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by Nicole Serratore

Ossie Davis's segregation-era satire has lost none of its bite and this frenetic production balances laughter, beauty, and social critique perfectly. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Revie…

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Friday, September 29, 2023

Carbonell Awards Announce 120 Nominations for 2022-2023 Season Zoetic Stage Tops List with 20 Nominations, Maltz Jupiter Theatre Earns 19, GableStage by Bill Hirschman

        South Florida’s 2022-2023 theater season has been another terrific season. That excellence is shown in the nominations for the annual Carbonell Awards, as well as the Silver Pa…

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Mr. Bottrell, I Cannot Possibly Accept This. by Scotty Bennett

David Dean Bottrell is both a craftsman and an artist, as evidenced in his delightful and exquisitely entertaining show "Dear Mr. Bottrell, I Cannot Possibly Accept This." From his Prologue …

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DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: The Martha Graham Dance Company Reframes Agnes de Mille's Iconic "Rodeo" by The Dance Enthusiast

In DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: The Martha Graham Dance Company Reframes Agnes de Mille's Iconic "Rodeo": "We are interested in reframing iconic works of the 20th Century in ways that expand o…

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Thursday, September 28, 2023


The Broadway musical comedy Some Like it Hot will close on Dec. 30, just over a year after the $19.5 million show opened. Producers emailed a closing notice tonight. The lavish adaptation of…

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People You Should Know . . . Joe John Battista by Zack Calhoon

Joe John Battista is the former Artistic Director of the historic 13th Street Repertory Theater. He has been involved in a number of plays and musicals, including Women Behind Bars starring …

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Bettinger’s Luggage by Joel Benjamin

An alternate title for Albert M. Tapper’s Clifford Odets-esque "Bettinger’s Luggage" might be "The Flood." In Tapper’s period piece, a flood destroyed the eponymous shop, an event arou…

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IMPRESSIONS: Kinesis Project dance theatre in “Capacity, or: The Work of Crackling” (Excerpt) at Snug Harbor Cultural Center by The Dance Enthusiast

ln 2014, the Snug Harbor Cultural Center began its dance curation under the guidance of Gabri Christa, and is still exploring its potential via its 83 acres and cottages that are currently h…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Review: Mary Gets Hers at Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space by Loren Noveck

A medieval retelling that puts women back in the picture, with mixed results. Loren Noveck reviews. The post Review: Mary Gets Hers at Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space appeared first on Ex…

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Clark Gable Slept Here at The Foundry in Wilton Manors by Bill Hirschman

      By Aaron Krause Picture yourself almost continuously laughing while maintaining an iron grip on the novel you are reading. Your eyes have remained wide open for so long that your ey…

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The Jester’s Wife by Scotty Bennett

"The Jester’s Wife," written and directed by T.J. Elliott, is a fanciful attempt at reconstructing the source of the myth of Dymphna, a legendary medieval Irish saint who is considered the…

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IMPRESSIONS: Les 5 Sens X The Intermission by The Dance Enthusiast

"Through the lens of black culture, people are invited to discover the street and club dance scene. They are invited to experience us. I wanted to highlight black culture and activists from …

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Tuesday, September 26, 2023


(By Boyan Tonchev and Ilian Ruzhin, from Radio Free Europe,  Bulgarian Service, 9/26; Photo: The Washington Post. ) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his entourage face a war crimes trib…

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20 Seconds: A Play with Music by Tony Marinelli

Sweitzer inhabits over a dozen characters in this play entitled "20 Seconds: A Play with Music," albeit two of them are him when young and him telling us the story now…two people he knows …

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People You Should Know . . . Joel Greenhouse by Zack Calhoon

Joel Greenhouse co-authored Have I Got A Girl For You, The Frankenstein musical, which was produced Off Broadway at the Second Avenue Theatre and in regional theatres. Other works include An…

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People You Should Know . . . Catherine Waller by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Andrew Patino) Catherine Waller is an award-winning actress and creator. Her solo show The Creeps has won awards internationally; (Best Female Performer Hollywood Fringe, Best …

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People You Should Know . . . Quentin Madia by Zack Calhoon

(Photo by Ashley Marinaccio) Quentin Madia is a NY/NJ based generative director, producer, and multidisciplinary theatre artist. Favorite credits include The Picher Project (Feinstein’s/5…

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People You Should Know . . . Lauren Pelaia by Zack Calhoon

Lauren Pelaia is a NJ singer, songwriter, and composer. Lauren has released several tracks on all streaming platforms. Writing for musical theatre, Lauren orchestrated an original score for …

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Thoughts on a New Era in New York Theater by Jan Simpson

The news came this week that two titans of New York theater will be stepping down from the powerful perches on which they’ve long roosted. André Bishop who has lead Lincoln Center Theater…

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IMPRESSIONS: Roderick George/kNoname Artist "The Missing Fruit" at Kaatsbaan Cultural Park by The Dance Enthusiast

"Inspired by the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, “The Missing Fruit” is a labor of love developed over years, with multiple iterations involving the voices of a diverse array of artist…

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Monday, September 25, 2023

Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Each generation gets its own version of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, the classic vampire horror story, that possibly reflects its  needs of it own time. The latest version now called "Dracula: …

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2023 Silver Palms Announce Honorees by Bill Hirschman

South Florida continues to have stellar theater in the tri-county area. That level of excellence is reinforced by the list of Silver Palm honorees. The Silver Palm honorees will be recognize…

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La, la, la… The actor is me, Alora Dagnino by C. Jefferson Thom

La, la, la… The actor is me, Alora Dagnino C. Jefferson Thom September 25, 2023 - 16:00 Topics Theater Review Tags …

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Sunday, September 24, 2023

Swing State by Joseph Pisano

Gilman's triteness and predictability combine to poorly serve a talented acting quartet, all of whom originated their roles in a 2022 production of "Swing State" at the Goodman Theatre under…

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Listen at: In Our Time In the 1000th edition of In Our Time, Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss arguably the most celebrated film of the Swedish dire…

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Review: Doppelganger at Park Avenue Armory by Nicole Serratore

With a thumping heartbeat, Claus Guth's production of Schubert's Swan Song portrays a soldier's journey towards death. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Doppelganger at Park Avenu…

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