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  • Pink Unicorn Puts Complex Human Face On Identity Politics

    Laura Turnbull in the solo show The Pink Unicorn from Primal Forces places us in the headspace of a widowed mother in a small—and small-minded—Texas suburb who transforms into an unwitting advocate for gender liberation.

  • M Ensemble’s Seven Guitars Is Virtually Music As Theater

    In the current production of The M Ensemble Company, August Wilson’s legendary Seven Guitars almost plays like a musical or a folk opera akin to Porgy and Bess or Floyd Collins.

  • Lightning Bolt’s Into The Woods Gives Modern Resonance

    Into the Woods’ disturbing second act occurs in a boy’s nightmare in Lightning Bolt Production’s riveting, pulse-quickening production at the West Boca Performing Arts Center. Director Jessie Hoffman has re-imagined the musical from the narrator’s perspective. That character, who in this production is a 12-year-old boy, plays a larger role than in other mountings.

  • GableStage’s “I’m Gonna Pray For You” Scorches The Stage

    Human beings’ desperate need for affirmation of their self-worth from some source outside themselves – whether it’s from a parent or strangers’ judgments – drives GableStage’s scorching production of Halley Feiffer’s I’m Going To Pray For You So Hard.

  • Demos-Brown’s Bway Debut Gets Date, Theater and Cast Including Kerry Washington

    The intensifying Black Lives Matter conversation will be fueled on Broadway this fall in the unique vision of Christopher Demos-Brown, one of Florida’s most esteemed theater professionals, in the form of his racially-explosive drama, American Son. Key details were revealed today including dates, the stage and the top-lined cast including Scandal’s Kerry Washington.

  • Miami’s Shorts Is Once Again A Welcome Summer Cooler

    They make it look so easy.

    The 23rd annual City Theatre Summer Shorts crew slip seamlessly from broad comedy with a hint of a moral to bittersweet drama with a soupcon of dry wit and back again in nine separate playlets.

  • Women’s Journey Is Familiar in Stage Door’s From Door to Door

    From Door to Door, a bittersweet comedy retracing the evolution of Jewish-American womanhood through 65 years of the 20th Century, is a procession of clichés spread over 80 minutes. But if the current production at Broward Stage Door doesn’t have much vibrancy or energy, it admirably underscores that beneath tropes lies truth.

  • Lots of News: Summer Fest, Charlie Cinnamon, Dramaworks, GableStage, MNM, Stage Door, Spotlight On the Arts & More

    Tons of news about South Florida Theatre League, MNM Theatre Company, GableStage, Palm Beach Dramworks, Spotlight on the Arts, Earl Maulding, Actors Playhouse, Broward Stage Door, Lightning Bolt Productions, Theatre Lab, Matt Stabile