Dugan Creates Lively History Lesson, Delightful Portrayal In Wiesenthal At Stage Door

The beauty of the one man play Wiesenthal at Broward Stage Door Theatre is it’s more of an immersive theater experience than history lesson, actor/playwright Tom Dugan has the audience. eating out of his hand

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Wick’s White Christmas Melts The Snow Bank In Your Heart

There’s a warm and comforting triple promise in The Wick Theatre’s pre-Thanksgiving production of the musical White Christmas. One is that the promise of the coming holiday season, a second is the promise that this entertaining production will work out the kinks within a few days and the third is the promise that the Wick is on its way to becoming a reliable source of mainstream theater.

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August Wilson’s Fences Is Moving But Not Volcanic Edition

The power of storytelling – swapping tales on the porch or watching a familial drama unfold on stage – is the keystone of AAPACT’s production of August Wilson’s Fences. The earnest edition noticeably lacks the Shakespearean power of other productions, but the accretion of calamities grows through its second act until the audience is moved by the tragedy.

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next to normal Is Harrowing Triumph For Thinking Adults

Critics are congenitally awash in self-doubt when they adore something. But to heck with it. Slow Burn Theatre Company’s profoundly moving production of the musical next to normal is about as good as it gets in South Florida theater.

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Slide Show of Slow Burn Theatre Company’s next to normal

Photos of the Slow Burn Theatre Company production next to normal by Gemma Bramham.

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Photos From Wick Open House

Nine photos give a peek at what the new Wick Theatre looked like during its open house Tuesday / Staff photos by Bill Hirschman

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Complete List of Cappies Nominations

2012-2013 CAPPIES NOMINEES BY SCHOOL Archbishop McCarthy High School (Nine nominations for Bus Stop) Best Play Lead Actor in a Play: Eric Maltz Lead Actress in a Play: Emilie Colon Supporting Actor in a Play: Justin More Supporting Actress in …

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Report From New York: Evening With “Ann” Isn’t Compelling But It’s Downright Entertaining

While the actual production of Ann at Lincoln Center has a few shortcomings, you yearned to toss back a few with former Texas Governor Ann Richards and kick around how to save the country.

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Stage Door’s 46th Revival Of Beau Jest Remains Funny

There’s a reason, as seen in Broward Stage Door’s revival, that Beau Jest has survived for so long. . Despite a sentimental mechanical finale and humor so vaudevillian you can hear the rim shots, James Sherman’s may be script may be formulaic but it’s also truly funny, especially when enhanced by the skills of star Matthew William Chizever and director Michael Leeds.

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Maltz Musicals and GableStage’s Ruined Sweep Carbonell Awards

By Bill Hirschman The vast variety of theater so characteristic of South Florida’s diverse arts scene was underscored Monday night as excellence was honored in at the 37th annual Carbonell Awards. At one end of the spectrum, Ruined, GableStage’s dark …

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