Miami playwright Christopher Demos-Brown received a prestigious citation this weekend from one of the most esteemed playwriting programs 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 Timekeepers, a harrowing drama mounted on a tiny stage by a company only in its second season, swept six of its six nominations including best play at the 38th Carbonell Awards Monday night. Those wins, along with a best director award for the fledgling Slow Burn Theatre Company’s musical next to normal, was greeted as a sign that young theaters could make inroads in a program dominated by a handful of venerable and well-funded troupes.
Complete lists of winners and nominees for the Carbonell Awards 2013
David R. Torres, the electrical engineer, florist and entrepreneur who saw an arts venue in a deserted movie house and co-founded Broward Stage Door Theatre, died Sunday at age 54.
In addition to the two major productions still running that opened earlier this month and the four productions that opened last week, there will be 10 – count ‘em 10 – productions opening this week, not to mention five more opening the following week.
The Book of Mormon was unveiled Monday as the headliner in the 2014-2015 Kravis on Broadway season. It’s joined on the schedule by Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Flashdance, Anything Goes, Memphis and the reimagined revival of Pippin.
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.