Features

Mad Cat Takes On Pulitzer-Winning Marathon: The Flick

The characters and themes of The Flick — the newest production opening at Mad Cat Theatre next week — were so fresh and crucial that it kept director Paul Tei from abandoning straight theater.

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Critic Terry Teachout Directs Own Play About Louis Armstrong For Dramaworks

If his resume wasn’t already unusually diverse for a theater critic, it might seem strange that Terry Teachout is adding “director” to his hyphenated professional description when his play Satchmo at the Waldorf opens this month at Palm Beach Dramaworks.

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‘Beautiful’ Coming To Broward Meant To Be As Much About Story As Carole King’s Music

The score of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical encompasses a dozen hits from the ‘60s and half of the iconic Tapestry album. But bookwriter Douglas McGrath assures theatergoers that this is not a revue or even a weak pretense of a plot to hang a catalog of songs upon like Mamma Mia.

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Theatre Lab At FAU Hosts Week Of New Play Readings By Horovitz, Laufer & Cliff Burgess

Some of the most prominent names in playwriting today – plus a local actor and writer – headline an intensive series of readings May 11—14 at Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University headed by Louis Tyrrell.

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Miami New Drama, A Fledgling Troupe, Has ‘Special’ Plans

With its short run production of “A Special Day” this week, Michel Hausmann and the fledgling Miami New Drama company begin an ambitious slate of projects that began earlier this year with The Golem of Havana.

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Betting ‘All In:’ Act 2 As The Wick Theatre Buys Its Home

On April 28, Marilynn Wick will sign a $5 million mortgage and take formal possession of the former Caldwell Theatre building, heralding the beginning of a new phase of The Wick Theatre.

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House Theatre’s Hammer Trinity: 9 1/2 Hours, 7 Acts, 51 Roles, 18-Foot Dragons & A $150 Ticket

There are two crucial and easily misunderstood aspects to comprehend about The Hammer Trinity, a piece of epic storytelling playing eight weekends at the Arsht Center beginning this Saturday, produced by the hyper-imaginative House Theatre of Chicago and commanding a $150 ticket.

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Diego & Drew Say I Do, A Locally-Developed Interactive Play Opens In Broward Center

Opening Thursday in the Abdo New River Room is Diego & Drew Say I Do, a twist on the popular Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding in which audience members join in the show and become “guests” at the wedding reception of Diego Torres and Andrew Boudreaux III.

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Dramaworks’ Ongoing Growth Features New Play Development With “The Dramaworkshop”

The gem of Palm Beach Dramaworks’ continuing expansion is the new play development program The Dramaworks featuring Jennifer Fawcett’s Buried Cities bowing next month.

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Florida Grand Opera Plumbs Holocaust’s Depths With Rare Voyage Of “The Passenger”

The Passenger, composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg’s operatic treatment of the Holocaust and its aftermath, will be a heavy enterprise, in a number of ways, when it makes its area debut April 2-9. The Florida Grand Opera will present The Passenger at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County.

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