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.
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.
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.
Photos of the Slow Burn Theatre Company production next to normal by Gemma Bramham.
Nine photos give a peek at what the new Wick Theatre looked like during its open house Tuesday / Staff photos by Bill Hirschman
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 …
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.
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.
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 …
The complete list of the winners and nominees of the 2012-2013 Carbonell Awards honoring excellence in South Florida theater.