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Houdini Defies Death One More Time In Return To The Arsht

(The following is an updated review from 2012  plus a feature story written about this same production’s original visit to the Arsht four years ago. Most of the cast is the same, but several magical effects have been tweaked or …

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Quirky ‘Empty Plate’ Delivers Satisfying Meal At Riverside

The plates may be empty, but you leave having feasted on Riverside Theatre’s satisfying production of An Empty Plate in the Cafe du Grand Boeuf.

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A Peek Behind The Throne: Making The Audience

For 60 years, Queen Elizabeth has been beloved, despised, served as a role model for some and a target for others, but always been the somewhat removed iconic image of unflappable composure and of serene grace. Playwright Peter Morgan explores what may or may not be the woman beneath the fur-lined robes and tiaras as the Maltz Jupiter Theatre kicks off its new season.

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Report From New York: Nose-Thumbing School Of Rock Is Surprisingly Entertaining

Silly, stupoid and surprisingly successful, the Broadway musical spin on School of Rock works fine without Jack Black — a good sign for the national tour.

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Volcanic Ethan Henry Erupts In M Ensemble’s The Piano Lesson

Imagine white water rapids raging past you; now imagine the liquid is molten lava – a heedless force of nature threatening to destroy everything. Such images are the by-product of watching the incomparable Ethan Henry bringing one of August Wilson’s tragic heroes to three-dimensional life in M Ensemble’s The Piano Lesson.

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Report From New York: Allegiance The Musical Could Have Been Far More Incisive

Allegiance, the story of a Japanese-American family rent apart by their internment in World War II, has the potential to be a great play. Unfortunately, it’s a musical.

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SoFla Theatre League Announces Remy Award Recipients At Dec. 7 Gala

Nine people who have changed the face of South Florida culture will receive the South Florida Theatre League’s Remy Awards at the League’s annual holiday celebration on December 7 in Fort Lauderdale – the same event during which the Silver …

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Cappies’ Student Reviews Of Florida High School Shows Posted Here For Second Year

Publishing student reviews of high school theater is the cornerstone of a service from Florida Theater On Stage and the South Florida Critics and Awards Program, better known as The Cappies.

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Carbonells Name Scholarships After Co-Founder Jack Zink

Jack Zink, the theater critic and arts writer who co-founded the Carbonell Awards nearly 40 years ago, was honored this month when the organization named its scholarship awards after him. The Carbonell Awards Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it …

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Entr’actre’s Into The Woods Is Appropriate Segue To Performers’ Second Act

At Entr’acte Theatrix’s production of Into The Woods, the special pleasure was watching nascent talent taking unsteady but ever more sure steps in their evolution en route to fully-blossomed professionalism.

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