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Outre Theatre Company Plans To Close After One More Show

Outré Theatre Company, a peripatetic troupe that has specialized in contemporary plays and musicals with an edgy sensibility since 2011, is planning to produce one last show and then close in the spring, its artistic director said.

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Theatre League’s Remy Awards To Be Bestowed At Monday Gala

South Florida Theatre League will bestow Remy Awards Monday in Fort Lauderdale, honoring “unsung heroes who provide outstanding service behind the scenes of the South Florida Theatre League Community.” Recipients include James Danford, Ed Allen and Mimi Schultz of Fantasy Theatre Factory, Artburst Miami, Miami Children’s Museum Theater Troupe, R. Kent Chambers-Wilson

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News: PPTOPA Goes Pro, Theatre League’s Summer Fest, Amico Honored, Amparo Extends Again

News items about PPTOPA hiring professionals, the South Florida Theatre League opens its annual summer festival, Michael Amico wins the Vic Award, Amparo extends again

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Winners Of 17th Cappies Honoring Students In The Theater And Criticism

The crush of more than a thousand cheering students, their parents and friends overflowed the orchestra seating and the boxes of the Broward Center’s cavernous Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center May 14 as the 17th annual Cappies Awards recognized excellence in high school theater and theatrical criticism.

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City Commissioners Fail To Override Mayor’s Veto On Coconut Grove Playhouse

The Miami-Dade County plan to resurrect the iconic Coconut Grove Playhouse once again suffered a setback Thursday when the Miami City Commission failed to override its mayor’s veto. But county officials said last week that they were “prepared” to sue the city to challenge the veto on an array of technical and legal grounds.

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Breaking News: County “Prepared” To Sue City Over Grove Playhouse Rebuff

Miami-Dade County is “prepared” to sue the City of Miami in order to proceed with its plan to resurrect the Coconut Grove Playhouse, said a county official spearheading the project.

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Breaking News: Miami Mayor Scuttles Coconut Grove Playhouse Plan With Veto

Miami-Dade County’s current plan to resurrect the Coconut Grove Playhouse was dealt what may be a fatal blow Friday when City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez vetoed the project primarily on historic preservation grounds. Suarez said he hoped that the county was willing to collaborate with the city on a compromised phased-in full renovation and restoration of the iconic theater.

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Theater Cues & News: Matilda Jr., New City Reading, A New Patsy, Moving Measure, Theatre Lab Experiments, Traffic Woes

News of Broward Center & local students create Matilda Jr., New City Players seeks feedback on new play, Wick extends and gets new Patsy Cline, TCG brings 1,000 artists to Miami, Measure for Measure gets new home, Theatre Lab to have longer runs

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Breaking News: County Plan For Coconut Grove Playhouse Passes Crucial Test Wednesday

The 13-year journey to resurrect the fabled Coconut Grove Playhouse squeaked by what may have been the last serious roadblock Wednesday when the Miami City Commission voted 3-2 to overturn objections from its Historic Preservation advisory board.. But there is one last hurdle: Mayor Francis Suarez procedurally has the power to veto the decision until 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 20th.

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Theatre Lab Gathers Scores Of Artists For Overnight Project

Self-absorbed celebrities adopting babies, patients bonding in an asylum and a batty New Age retreat featuring a large plastic cow – just a few of the offbeat moments in Theatre Lab’s Overnight Theatre Project on Monday in which theater professionals volunteered to spend a mostly sleepless 24 hours creating playlets from scratch.

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