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  • Blonde Poison: Rationalization Of Evil Seen From The Inside

    Blonde Poison asks whether a Jewish woman who identified about 3,000 other Jews to the Gestapo for “deportation,” is “villain or victim?” But playwright Gail Louw, Primal Forces director Keith Garsson and a tour de force performance by Lourelene Snedeker tell the story from inside the protagonist’s mind.

  • Love Among The Seniors: The Last Romance At Riverside

    Riverside Theatre serves up the sentimentality with a ladle in its production of The Last Romance. The play concerns a trio of senior citizens struggling with loneliness, delving into the human condition of growing old.

  • A Tight Family’s Tragic Past Is Key In Meet Me At The Oak

    The dominating vision of The Tree and its dark violent past is a theatrical masterstroke from writer-director Layon Gray that opens a stirring Meet Me At The Oak, posting yet another strong offering for a revitalized M Ensemble.

  • Theatre Lab’s ‘Silent’ Articulates Questions About Integrity

    Although We Will Not Be Silent is suffused with a long dorm night’s worth of philosophical and moral gymnastics, playwright David Meyers and Theatre Lab inject the audience so deeply into such an almost tactile dilemma on stage that we must at least ask ourselves crucial questions about courage, conviction and integrity.

  • Jekyll & Hyde May Split Theater Lovers But Will Please Fans

    Frank Wildhorn’s Jekyll & Hyde is one of those Continental Divides in musical theater: You either love it – or tolerate it. But if you’re going to perform a work by the pioneering prince of the pop power ballad, you have to go all in, and Slow Burn has done just that.

  • What FGO’s Figaro Lacks In Farce It Makes Up For In Gusto

    Florida Grand Opera does daring works (we’re looking forward to the upcoming final two of the season, Frida and Werther), but, to satisfy audiences who prefer to see the familiar, there is company’s latest offering The Marriage of Figaro (Le nozze de Figaro).

  • Dramaworks’ Spitfire Grill Is One Of The Season’s Finest Musicals

    When was the last time a musical slipped into your veins and rode your bloodstream for two hours? When did a musical speak so accurately of your own pain and longing that you knew you were not alone? With The Spitfire Grill, Palm Beach Dramaworks has gifted South Florida with one of the most heartfelt, moving evenings of musical theater in recent years.

  • Fascinating But Flawed Fake Makes Promising Debut

    Passions erupt as art, commerce and international politics collide and conflict in the world premiere of Carmen Pelaez’s intriguing Fake at Miami New Drama. This play centering on a possible forged masterpiece about to be auctioned needs a good deal of additional work, but its promise gleams and begs for further productions.