South Florida has long been home to minority-dominated theater companies as well as productions in which race was a central theme. But the Carbonell Award nominations for 2017 released this morning underscore how opportunities have grown specifically for African-American artists in the region and for audiences interested in their work.
2017 nominations for the 42nd annual Carbonell Awards
News about benefit concert for ailing choreographer Ben Solmor, another public hearing on the Coconut Grove Playhouse set for Thursday, and Andrews Living Arts closes
The South Florida Silver Palm Theatre Awards, founded ten years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, has announced the identities of the 28 individuals and organizations receiving the 2016-2017 honors.
In what is believed to be a groundbreaking move, Palm Beach Dramaworks and GableStage plan a co-production of the acclaimed Broadway play Indecent to be next fall.
With Hurricane Irma closing in, those in charge of theater performances and venues are considering whether to cancel or postpone productions and events. We will post this information on an ongoing basis regularly updated here on the site, on Facebook and Twitter, assuming we also are operational.
If you know where to look, certainly you can find reliable warhorse titles in the upcoming theater season in South Florida, but it’s easier to find vibrant, contemporary and challenging offerings.
Local stages have some special programs running for only one or two days starting tonight including Palm Beach Dramaworks, GableStage and Arts Garage.
Caldwell Theatre co-founder Michael Hall, among the pioneers who transformed a fledgling theater scene focused on molding warhorses and built it into a vibrant regional force embracing challenging work, died June 15 from pancreatic cancer at age 77, it was announced Sunday.
Lots of news: South Florida Theatre League’s free Summer Theatre Fest, Curtain Call Playhouse is honored, City Theatre’s Margaret Ledford is promoted, Bruce Linser takes on a new job,and Peter Galman teaches Shakespeare