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  • The Meaning Of Life’s A Joke In Evening Star’s Waiting For Godot

    In Waiting For Godot, that classic of the Theater of the Absurd, nothing is more absurd than Man’s insistent search for some meaning in life. In Evening Star Productions’ courageous run at this Everest of a play, their response is broad comedy suffused into the intentionally pointless and protracted slog that is Beckett’s brilliant but unsettling manifesto of existentialism.

  • ‘No Way To Treat A Lady,’ About A Serial Killer Is Just A Light Musical Comedy — Really

    There have been few musicals about a homicidal maniac. As far as peppy musical comedies with the accent on comedy, there’s only been one about a schizophrenic serial killer, No Way To Treat A Lady. Broward Stage Door has taken on this off-beat tuner about a put-upon detective tracking a failed actor who dons different personas to get in the apartments of lonely ladies he plans to strangle.

  • MSP’s Marjorie Prime: A Second Chance To Say What Was Left Unsaid To Your Parents

    Jordan Harrison’s Marjorie Prime at Main Street Players posits 21st Century technology giving people a chance to say what was left unsaid, to finish unfinished business. The insightful script for the Pulitzer finalist will resonate deafeningly with Baby Boomers caring for parents edging into senility or who have already lost their parents.

  • Son At Island City Stage Deserves To Be Embraced

    Just about two years after Island City Stage premiered Michael McKeever’s Daniel’s Husband and it currently playing off Broadway, Island City Stage takes on another world premiere play that has the makings of what could be a successful regional theater offering.

  • Theatre Lab Hosts 24-Hour Project To Aid New Play Festival

    The future of the 24-Hour Theatre Project – a popular fund-raiser that cemented the theater community’s solidarity – seemed endangered when its founders, the Amadeos, announced they would be leaving the state. Enter the Theatre Lab, which will present Project on May 1 with the Amadeos’ blessing.

  • McKeever/Zoetic’s ‘After,’ GableStage’s ‘Royale’ Top Winners At 41st Carbonells

    Michael McKeever, a beloved and prolific figure in local theater, set a record Monday when he won his eighth Best New Work at Monday’s Carbonell Awards for the scorching drama After, but he was unable to accept the honor personally because he was in New York City the night before the opening of his play Daniel’s Husband, which won the same prize last year.

  • Complete List Of Carbonell Awards 2016 And Statistics

    All the winners, nominees and statistics for the 41st anniversary Carbonell Awards presented Monday.

  • Don’t Let Esoteric Details Dissuade You; Let Dramaworks’ Arcadia Swirl Around You

    Palm Beach Dramaworks’ production of Arcadia is Tom Stoppard’s love letter to the miracle of human intelligence’s pursuit of learning — with a gentle jab at the hubris of those who are so taken with that pursuit.

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