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Earthquake: One Night Only, Benefit For Mad Cat Theatre

A new play, Earthquake, written and directed by Mad Cat Theatre Company member Jessica Farr, will be performed one night only, in a benefit performance, as part of the South Beach Comedy Festival with the proceeds going to the Mad Cat Theatre Company.

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Breaking News: Parade Productions Takes Final Bow

The three-year-old Parade Productions is shutting down as a purveyor of professional theater, its founder reported Wednesday.

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ATCA/Steinberg Six Finalists Named For New Plays Contest

The American Theatre Critics Association (ATCA) has selected six finalists for the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award, recognizing playwrights for the best scripts that premiered professionally outside New York City during 2014.

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Iris Acker, Naked Stage, Shiller To Be Honored With Carbonells

The Carbonell Awards will bestow its highest honors this month: Arsht Executive Vice President and Carbonell President oScott Shiller will receive the George Abbott Award, actress-director-producer-dancer-union leader-teacher Iris Acker will receive the Howard Kleinberg Award, and The Naked Stage troupe which created The 24-Hour Theatre Project will receive the Ruth Foreman Award.

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Coconut Grove Playhouse Reaches Crucial Stage Thursday

The resurrection of the Coconut Grove Playhouse is poised to take a major step forward Thursday afternoon, but precisely what that phoenix will look like when it rises is nearly guaranteed to remain blurry as different groups jockey for their vision to prevail in the long run.

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Breaking News: Louis Tyrrell Leaving Theatre At Arts Garage

Lou Tyrrell, founder of The Theater at Arts Garage in Delray Beach, will resign as its artistic director at the end of the run of its current show this month, which closes the company’s fourth season.

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Wide Range In Broadway Across Miami Tour Series in 2015-2016

Flash, punk glam, rhythm & blues and about as traditional an offering as possible comprise the Broadway In Miami series next season.

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Palm Beach Dramaworks To Buy Theater Outright On Monday

Palm Beach Dramaworks will purchase outright its new home in downtown West Palm Beach on Monday morning, several months earlier than planned, managing director Sue Ellen Beryl confirmed Thursday.

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Scott Shiller To Leave Arsht To Be Denver Center CEO And Prez

Scott Shiller, who transformed the Arsht Center into a catalyst developing local artists as well as widening the array of visiting attractions, is leaving at the end of April to head the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

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Outre Theatre Company & Kravis On Bway Name Next Seasons

The wide range of theater available in South Florida – from Matilda to Medea — was underscored Monday with the announcements of 2015-2016 seasons for two very different but ambitious groups: Outré Theatre Company which is moving to Broward County and Kravis on Broadway, the national touring series curated locally.

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