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Updated Regularly — Shows Cancelled Or Postponed By Irma; Damage Reports

With Hurricane Irma closing in, those in charge of theater performances and venues are considering whether to cancel or postpone productions and events. We will post this information on an ongoing basis regularly updated here on the site, on Facebook and Twitter, assuming we also are operational.

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Curtain Up On The 2017-2018 South Florida Theater Season

If you know where to look, certainly you can find reliable warhorse titles in the upcoming theater season in South Florida, but it’s easier to find vibrant, contemporary and challenging offerings.

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Music In The Air: A Few Sweet Notes From Radosh, Fantel, Keelor — And Even Ben Hecht

Local stages have some special programs running for only one or two days starting tonight including Palm Beach Dramaworks, GableStage and Arts Garage.

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Michael Hall, Pioneering Co-Founder Of The Caldwell Theatre, Dead At 77

Caldwell Theatre co-founder Michael Hall, among the pioneers who transformed a fledgling theater scene focused on molding warhorses and built it into a vibrant regional force embracing challenging work, died June 15 from pancreatic cancer at age 77, it was announced Sunday.

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News About Free Theater Fest, Speaking Shakespeare, Plus Honors And Appointments

Lots of news: South Florida Theatre League’s free Summer Theatre Fest, Curtain Call Playhouse is honored, City Theatre’s Margaret Ledford is promoted, Bruce Linser takes on a new job,and Peter Galman teaches Shakespeare

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15th Cappies Honors Scores Of Student Critics and Artists

The din of cheering, hollering teenagers exploding Tuesday wasn’t to applaud the appearance of a hip-hop celeb. Instead, the tumult in the Broward Center recognized excellence in 25 public and private schools through Broward and Palm Beach counties recognizing achievement in theater by high school performers, designers, technicians and critics at the 15th Cappies Awards.

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GableStage, Zoetic, MNM & Conundrum Reveals Skeds

So much news: GableStage and Zoetic Stage announcing their new season with titles like The Humans and Fun Home, MNM announces partnership with the Kravis, Conundrum Stages returns to tour. Even more items coming soon.

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24-Hour Theatre Project Rises Once Again At Theatre Lab

A worn-out Hillary Clinton balked at putting on makeup before her first major address since the election. An alien queen who owns a pop-up bar came to claim its dead lounge singer. One play ends when the cast rebels at the lame ending supplied by the playwright. You know, just your average run of the mill premises on display in eight plays presented Monday in the one-night-only 24-Hour Theatre Project now sponsored by Theatre Lab.

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Theatre Lab Hosts 24-Hour Project To Aid New Play Festival

The future of the 24-Hour Theatre Project – a popular fund-raiser that cemented the theater community’s solidarity – seemed endangered when its founders, the Amadeos, announced they would be leaving the state. Enter the Theatre Lab, which will present Project on May 1 with the Amadeos’ blessing.

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McKeever/Zoetic’s ‘After,’ GableStage’s ‘Royale’ Top Winners At 41st Carbonells

Michael McKeever, a beloved and prolific figure in local theater, set a record Monday when he won his eighth Best New Work at Monday’s Carbonell Awards for the scorching drama After, but he was unable to accept the honor personally because he was in New York City the night before the opening of his play Daniel’s Husband, which won the same prize last year.

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