Christopher Demos-Brown is among six finalists for one of the most esteemed playwriting honors in the country, the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award.
The selection was based on the script for his play Fear Up Harsh that premiered in November at Zoetic Stage.
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has been nudging its mainstream audience for years toward relatively riskier fare, but the slate announced today for its 2014-2015 season includes one entry that will never be mistaken for Oklahoma: David Mamet’s scorching drama Glengarry Glen Ross.
“Something old (sort of), something new” characterizes the 2014-2015 season for Broadway Across America-Fort Lauderdale. Two current Broadway hits, Pippin and Motown the Musical, will be joined be a refurbished The Phantom of the Opera, last season’s revival of Annie, an older revival of Anything Goes, and the unrefurbished but indestructible The Lion King.
After months of almost invisible activity, M Ensemble will resurface early next month far from its previous homes: South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center in Cutler Bay.
It’s not exactly a wandering band of players, but New Theatre will move next month into its fifth “permanent” home in 27 years, a small flexible space at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center in Cutler Ridge.
Breaking News: State Approves Last Hurdle To County/FIU/GableStage Theater On Coconut Grove Playhouse Site
A new regional theater and educational complex was cleared this afternoon to arise on the site of the Coconut Grove Playhouse. A signed, executed lease with the state, which owns the property, is expected to arrive in the mail as soon as this week.
The nominations for Carbonell Awards honoring theatrical excellence in South Florida released today provide some interesting material for observers to chew over. The nominations seem to depict a very healthy year for musicals and a less impressive number of new works produced, quality notwithstanding. The standout element was the large number of nominations honoring young and/or struggling companies.
The complete list of the nominations for the 38th annual Carbonell Awards honoring excellence in South Florida theater.
The newly-opened Wick Theatre received a $250,000 donation Thursday night from Henrietta, the Countess de Hoernle, echoing a gift that she gave the former occupant of the Boca Raton facility, the Caldwell Theatre Company.
Sixteen playlets, short but sweet (or tart, hilarious, profound or any of a dozen other adjectives) are the draw in New Theatre’s biennial 1-Acts Festival this weekend in Miami.