News Briefs: Dramaworks Has Big Headliners, City Theatre Seeks New Plays, Delray Welcomes New CEO, Kravis Center Wants Volunteers

Palm Beach Dramaworks’ upcoming Dramalogue – Talking Theatre! series will feature conversations with major names: veteran musical director Paul Gemignani, William Ivey Long, renowned Broadway costume designer and Broadway legend Tommy Tune.

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Breaking News: Naked Stage Bids To Build New Permanent Venue In West Palm Beach

The Naked Stage, the 8-year-old company that has won acclaim and awards despite a tiny budget and no permanent home, is planning to open a 145-seat theater in a former antiques shop on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach in 6 to 12 months.

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Second “The Dana Plays” This Month To Benefit Castellano’s Beloved Humane Society

The Dana Plays, a popular fundraiser last year for a critically ill theater activist, is being revived this month by the South Florida Theatre League to support one of her favorite charities, the Humane Society.

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Start Spreadin’ The News: Mad Cat, Della Ventura, Dramaworks, Actors’ Playhouse, Zoetic, Stage Door, Island City, Theatre League

There is so much news in South Florida theater this summer that we’re going to run our own version of a glib as we tick off the headlines of much, but not even half, of what’s happening in the region and involving its artists and audiences.

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WSJ Critic Terry Teachout To Direct Own Satchmo At The Waldorf For Dramaworks

Terry Teachout, the drama critic for The Wall Street Journal who has championed regional theater as a major force on the national level, will make his directorial debut next spring helming Palm Beach Dramaworks’ production of his own play, Satchmo at the Waldorf

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Theatre League Offers Free Readings All Summer And Free Tickets To Fully-Staged Plays

Ticket prices are not an obstacle to interested theatergoers once again this summer through the South Florida Theatre League’s annual Summer Theatre Fest that provides free tickets to major productions and new plays in development by South Florida playwrights. There …

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Student Critics and Thespians Honored At 13th Annual Cappies

The Critics’ Awards Program, or Cappies, recognizing outstanding achievement in high school theater at the 13th Annual Cappies Awards Gala were held Tuesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

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Breaking News: Arts Garage Hires Garsson & Croft But Boca Guild & Primal Forces Absorbed

Arts Garage has partnered with veteran theater figures Keith Garsson and Genie Croft to resume presenting productions in the converted municipal garage in downtown Delray Beach. But the new venture “absorbs” both the Boca Raton Theatre Guild and Primal Forces Productions

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Complete List Of Nominees For 13th Cappies Awards for SoFla High School Theater Students

For those who think young people don’t care about theater, witness the hundreds of South Florida high school students involved in the nominations announced this week for the 13th annual Cappies Awards.

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Coconut Grove Playhouse Resurrection Finally Get Watershed Approvals

More than a decade after efforts began to rescue the financially failing Coconut Grove Playhouse, the Miami-Dade County Commission voted to hire an architect to design a $20 million theater complex and approved signing a long-term agreement with the existing GableStage to operate and manage the facility.

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