The South Florida Theatre League has announced its 2014 Remy Awards recognizing outstanding service and pioneering efforts in the development of the arts in the region.
The eighth annual 24-Hour Theatre Project on Monday had a slightly different vibe to it with everyone on stage and much of the audience wearing tiny teal ribbons representing the fight against cervical cancer. But Naked Stage cofounders Katherine and Antonio Amadeo pledged the proceeds toward the medical expenses of theater supporter Dana Castelleno, who is in hospice with stage 4 cancer.
Twenty-six theater professionals, activists and organizations are being honored for “outstanding or unique contributions to South Florida theater” with the Silver Palm Theatre Awards.
The Naked Stage’s annual 24-Hour Theatre Project is scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, hosted this year by Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach. All proceeds will go directly to Dana Castellano — a longtime supporter of the entire South Florida theatre community — to help cover medical costs as she battles cervical cancer.
The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan declared bankruptcy and closed its doors Friday on the day that it was poised to begin its third season due to a precipitous drop in ticket sales and an inability to attract wealthy underwriters.
Why see Annie yet once again? First is director Martin Charnin has banished the saccharine overkill and played the remaining cuteness and heart-tugging moments against a grimy, downtrodden Depression that should resonate today. Second, savor the national bow of Davie’s Issie Swickle as she nails the title role with thechops of someone a lot older than her nine years.
Slow Burn Theatre Company, the acclaimed troupe specializing in musicals that many companies shy from, is moving its main operation from Boca Raton to the Amaturo Theatre at the Broward Center beginning next season.
A quick roundup of miscellaneous miscellany and assorted assortments.
News Briefs: City Theatre Reads Possible Summer Shorts Tonight, Lake Worth Needs A Floor, Pussycat To Purr Extra Weeks
News about Summer Shorts reading potential plays tonight, Lake Worth Playhouse fundraiser and Stage door extends run of What’s New Pussycat
Conundrum Stages has been working quietly on the edges of the South Florida theater scene for so long that it’s both surprising and not surprising to hear that their current project this month, the Ghost Light Series, marks its 10th anniversary in Broward County celebrated with consecutive weekends of different works.