The upcoming seasons listed here are as varied as anyone could plan with time-tested bets and works so new that no one knows what to expect. GableStage’s Bari Newport spent months juggling a dozen factors. “Most people know what it’s like to plan a big wedding,” she said. But “every single one of these (productions) is a big wedding that happens not once but 25 to 31 times.
Carbonells name three high school students to receive its Jack Zink Scholarships ; Palm Beach Dramaworks, Darius V. Daughtry and Thinking Cap Theatre kick off play readings on stage and online.
BREAKING NEWS: The 45th annual Carbonell Awards gala has been moved a week to Nov. 7 so as not to conflict with a Celebration of Life scheduled to honor the late South Florida theater legend Jan McArt slated for Nov. 14.
A sign of recovery in theater, the Carbonell Awards have announced a firm date and location for the live resumption of the annual recognition of excellence in South Florida theater. “Theater Prom,” in which artists, patrons and fans annually gather in their finery for the premier socializing reunion of the season, is slated for Nov. 14, at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center/
Those who believe that theater is dying would have seen a vibrantly healthy future Tuesday when hundreds upon hundreds of teenagers, their families and friends cheered and screamed their enthusiasm at the South Florida Cappies Gala. The program encouraging theater and criticism among students at 19 schools presented scores of competitive awards at its 20th annual ceremony.
The Carbonells is soliciting nominations for the Vinnette Carroll Award that will be given out for the first time at the 45th annual ceremony in November, and Zoetic Stage has announced the four winners of its second annual Finstrom Festival of New Work whose plays will be presented in readings this month in Miami
More than $40,000 awarded to four playwrights in the Steinberg / American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award.
The South Florida Cappies program honoring student achievement in high school theater and criticism, which had to present awards online last year, will return in a live gala celebration at 7 p.m. May 17.
Some of the hottest ticket titles on Broadway right now will be within driving distance next season as the Broadway Across America tours stop off in Miami and Fort Lauderdale: Six, Hamilton, Wicked, Beetlejuice, Tina, To Kill a Mockingbird, My Fair Lady, Aladdin, Riverdance, Ain’t Too Proud To Beg, Mean Girls and Chicago.
A sea of unmasked faces at FGO’s opening Saturday signaled South Florida theaters on the cusp of relaxing restrictions, some only for certain productions and some cautiously gingerly peering ahead to determine what to do.