Hundreds of Students’ Work in Theater Honored At Cappies
Amid protracted and repeated cheers of a volume rarely heard in the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, hundreds upon hundreds of high school students and their families celebrated the continuing excellence in theater among teenagers in the annual Cappies Award gala Tuesday.
Kravis Next Season’s Includes Jagged Little Pill; Boca Stage + MNM For Thriller & Comedy
The 2023-24 theater season in South Florida includes alliance of Boca Stage and MNM Theatre’s Wait Until Dark and Boeing Boeing; Kravis Center has Tina, Six, Hamilton and Jagged Little Pill.
More Titles for 23-24: Moulin Rouge, Funny Girl, Ragtime, Rent, Pinter and Sartre
In the early spring, flowers bloom and South Florida theaters announce 2023-24 seasons. Broadway In Fort Lauderdale will have Funny Girl and Moulin Rouge; Lake Worth Playhouse’s season includes Ragtime , Rent, Jean-Paul Sartre and Harold Pinter.
Peter, Cher, Alexander, Jean and Vivian Headline Arsht Broadway Tours Next Season
A newly revised version of the classic musical Peter Pan, plus a bio-musical about Cher, plus a couple shows you’ve might have heard about Hamilton and Les Misérables are among the offerings next season at the Arsht Center’s hosting of Broadway in Miami tours.
Upcoming Season: From Death of a Salesman to Spongebob
Something old, something new; something borrowed, something blue. Well, not much blue, but Palm Beach Dramaworks, Maltz Jupiter Theatre & Slow Burn Theatre have announced 2023-24 season with a wide array of genres. Some have been done a good deal in other theaters; some you’ve never heard of.
2022 Remy Awards Named By South Florida Theatre League
The South Florida Theatre League has announced the 2022 Remy Awards recipients to be given at a live ceremony Dec. 5.
Remembering Jan McArt Next Week
A large crowd of fans and colleagues from all over the country are expected to gather next week for the memorial for The First Lady of South Florida Theater Jan McArt who died in January 2021. Florida Theater On Stage published a lengthy portrait of McArt in 2015. It can be found by clicking here. https://tinyurl.com/2kkwfff6. Her obituary on the site can be read by clicking here. https://tinyurl.com/2fabjbte
Race & Diversity Honored in Return of Live Carbonell Awards
Concerns about race and diversity in South Florida theater – issues that absorbed its leaders’ attention during the pandemic – garnered considerable attention at the 45th Carbonell Awards Monday recognizing excellence. In 10 of the 20 competitive categories, the statues were won by African-Americans, Latinx artists or productions centered on diverse cultural issues.
Winners, Nominees and Stats for the 45th Carbonell Awards
Winners and Nominees of the 25 Annual Carbonell Awards competitive categories
Blow, Winds: Florida Theaters Return After Hurricane Ian
Hurricane Ian inflicted severe multi-million-dollar damage to the Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers and the Venice Theatre as well a some damage to Gulfshore Playhouse in Naples. But all of them are soldiering on.