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  • Company Has Shining Moments, Falls Short Of What Could Be

    MNM’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical Company is intermittently lit with incandescent performances worth the price of admission by themselves, but the overall piece disappointingly lacks crispness, passion and, until the last 10 minutes, heart.

  • Michael Leeds Makes ‘Impressions’ With Pigs Do Fly

    Pigs Do Fly Productions — which has done mostly short plays by, for and about people 0ver 50 — has jumped even deeper into the play-ing field by presenting the world premiere of Michael Leeds’ Impressions, which opens this weekend.

  • Broadway Comes To Miramar With Cultural Center’s Festival

    A production of Dreamgirls was already planned for the Miramar Cultural Center’s summer season, but became the perfect “launching pad” for the City of Miramar’s First Annual Broadway Festival of South Florida.

  • Slava’s Snowshow At The Arsht: Winter Is Coming — In July

    For the third time in nine years, a blizzard is raging inside the Arsht Center in the middle of a blazing summer as Slava’s Snowshow returns and you once again will be picking white stuff out of your hair even if you sit in the back row and finding flakes in your clothing hours later at home.

  • Orwell’s Prescient Novel Is Prime Virtue Of Outre’s 1984

    The prescient genius of George Orwell is the blinding virtue in Outré Theatre Company’s earnestly delivered but sluggish production of the painfully relevant 1984. It remains jaw-dropping that Orwell foresaw in 1949 a nightmare of social, political, emotional, intellectual and technological insanity whose resonances in 2017 are deafening.

  • Beauty In The Eye Of The Beholder: McKeever’s Finding Mona Lisa At Actors’ Playhouse

    The world premiere of Michael McKeever’s Finding Mona Lisa at Actors Playhouse initially might seem a light, fascinating beach read about Leonardo DaVinci’s masterpiece — a sometimes droll, sometimes broad comedy for a summer evening. But this episodic time-travelling romp is far more about the multi-faceted relationship of Art and human beings

  • A Bloody Good Sweeney Todd Erupts At PB Dramaworks

    Homicidal rage against a corrupt world spews into the audience in Palm Beach Dramaworks’ Sweeney Todd. But its singular spin is that the serial throat-slitting barber does not start as a vengeance-obsessed fiend. It it adds a dimension of, not forgiveness, but compassion to this cross between gleeful Grand Guignol and merciless condemnation of socio-economic inequity.

  • Attend A Slightly Different Sweeney Todd At Dramaworks

    Those who love Stephen Sondheim and Sweeney Todd in particular should come with an open mind to this month’s edition at Palm Beach Dramaworks expecting a different spin on the material.