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  • Neil Simon’s Gingerbread Lady: Harrowing Descent Into Alcoholism — With Laughs

    Neil Simon’s dark comedy The Gingerbread Lady gets a fine production at Primal Forces featuring a bravura performance from Patti Gardner.

  • ‘Cowboys’ Confessions Tells Of Magic City’s Not So Golden Days

    The world premiere of Confessions of a Cocaine Cowboy, a fact-based but stylistically executed play at Miami New Drama from filmmaker Billy Corben and screenwriter Aurin Squire, captures Miami’s drug-obsessed past through the eyes of a hitman.

  • They’ve Got Rhythm: Wick’s Glorious Crazy For You

    In 2019, if you want some idea what the original production of Crazy For You was like, or what those Depression Era musicals were like, live and in the flesh, settle in for The Wick Theatre’s glorious revival.

  • Breaking News: Broward Stage Door Lowers Its Curtain

    UPDATED: Broward Stage Door, which has battled through a dozen fiscal and artistic highs and lows over a quarter-century, has shut its doors. This week, the company cancelled the remaining performances in its current production, My One and Only at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center.
    The rest of the season also has been cancelled

  • Dynamic ‘Memphis’ Is A Rousing Hit At Actors Playhouse

    Actors’ Playhouse is staging an electric, pulsating production of Memphis — a high-octane, acrobatic dancing, believable performances and soulful, spirited singing. The performers’ voices are versatile, strong and emotive.

  • No Need To Go To NYC To See My Fair Lady; Try Vero Beach

    You’ll be hard pressed to find a more energetic and exquisitely directed production of My Fair Lady than that on stage now at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. This production is a theatrical feast serving up humor, strong performances, lusty choreography, impeccable elegance and music that tests the audience’s will to behave.

  • FGO’s Vibrant Surreal Frida Is Not Your Everyday Grand Opera

    Expectations: It’s crucial that regular patrons know that Frida is unlike almost any other work previously offered by Florida Grand Opera. The eclectic score, surreal staging, use of microphones and partial nudity shouldn’t deter anyone; just don’t go expecting Rigoletto.

  • The Children Is Eco-Thriller Told By Masterful Cast And Director

    How do you review a play without spoilers when perception-changing revelations occur every few minutes including one halfway through that shoves the play in a 90-degree angle? Just trust us that GableStage’s The Children – eco-thriller, horror story, tale of domestic trouble, and a half dozen other themes – is a stunning experience melding playwriting, direction and acting.