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Theatre League Celebrates Theatrical Community’s Unsung Heroes With Remy Awards

The South Florida Theatre League has announced its 2014 Remy Awards recognizing outstanding service and pioneering efforts in the development of the arts in the region.

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Theater Community Joins For 24 Hours To Support Special Cause

The eighth annual 24-Hour Theatre Project on Monday had a slightly different vibe to it with everyone on stage and much of the audience wearing tiny teal ribbons representing the fight against cervical cancer. But Naked Stage cofounders Katherine and Antonio Amadeo pledged the proceeds toward the medical expenses of theater supporter Dana Castelleno, who is in hospice with stage 4 cancer.

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Silver Palm Announce Record Number Of Theater Awards

Twenty-six theater professionals, activists and organizations are being honored for “outstanding or unique contributions to South Florida theater” with the Silver Palm Theatre Awards.

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Repost: 24-Hour Theatre Project Oct. 27 To Support Dana Castellano

The Naked Stage’s annual 24-Hour Theatre Project is scheduled for 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, hosted this year by Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach. All proceeds will go directly to Dana Castellano — a longtime supporter of the entire South Florida theatre community — to help cover medical costs as she battles cervical cancer.

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Breaking News: Plaza Theatre Shutters, Rings Down Curtain

The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan declared bankruptcy and closed its doors Friday on the day that it was poised to begin its third season due to a precipitous drop in ticket sales and an inability to attract wealthy underwriters.

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An Unabashedly Heart-Warming Revival Provides Fine Debut For Davie’s Issie Swickle As Annie

Why see Annie yet once again? First is director Martin Charnin has banished the saccharine overkill and played the remaining cuteness and heart-tugging moments against a grimy, downtrodden Depression that should resonate today. Second, savor the national bow of Davie’s Issie Swickle as she nails the title role with thechops of someone a lot older than her nine years.

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Slow Burn Theater To Move To Broward Center From Boca Raton For 2015-2016 Season

Slow Burn Theatre Company, the acclaimed troupe specializing in musicals that many companies shy from, is moving its main operation from Boca Raton to the Amaturo Theatre at the Broward Center beginning next season.

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Briefs: Island City Offers Peeks Into POZ, Thinking Caps Parties, FGO Renews Tebar’s Contract

A quick roundup of miscellaneous miscellany and assorted assortments.

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News Briefs: City Theatre Reads Possible Summer Shorts Tonight, Lake Worth Needs A Floor, Pussycat To Purr Extra Weeks

News about Summer Shorts reading potential plays tonight, Lake Worth Playhouse fundraiser and Stage door extends run of What’s New Pussycat

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Conundrum Stages Celebrates 10th Anniversary With Its Ghost Light Series Readings

Conundrum Stages has been working quietly on the edges of the South Florida theater scene for so long that it’s both surprising and not surprising to hear that their current project this month, the Ghost Light Series, marks its 10th anniversary in Broward County celebrated with consecutive weekends of different works.

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