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14th Annual Cappies Nominations Announced

The Critics’ Awards Program, or Cappies for short, will celebrate outstanding achievement in high school theater at 26 public and private schools throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties in the 14th Annual Cappies Awards Gala on May 24 at 7 p.m. in the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center .

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Regime Change At Arts Garage: Keith Garsson, Daniel Schwartz

Arts Garage has appointed a new management team to replace its founding administrator who resigned abruptly. Keith Garsson, who has led the theater operation will become the director of operations. Commanding equal clout will be Daniel Schwartz as director of finance, who was hired last year to reorganize the venue’s much-criticized fiscal policies and situation.

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Les Miz & Daniel’s Husband Reap Honors At Carbonell Awards

The tent-pole theater companies in South Florida took home a majority of the Carbonell Awards for excellence Monday night with one major exception – although several up-and-coming troupes had been nominated in an unusually competitive year.

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Complete List Of Carbonell Awards 2016 And Statistics

All the winners, nominees and statistics for the 40th anniversary Carbonell Awards presented Monday.

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Breaking News: Alyona Ushe Resigns As Head Of Arts Garage

Alyona Ushe, the founding administrator of the embattled Arts Garage in Delray Beach, is resigning to lead a similar Pompano Beach operation in what an Arts Garage spokesman characterized as an amicable, positive step that is pleasing everyone involved.

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New Theatre’s Ricky J. Martinez Receives Margo Jones Award

Ricky J. Martinez, artistic director for the New Theatre in Miami, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Margo Jones Award presented by The Ohio State University Libraries and OSU Arts and Humanities. The award honors those who have …

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McKeever’s Daniel’s Husband To Get New York City Production

By Bill Hirschman Michael McKeever, one of South Florida’s most popular and acclaimed playwrights, will see what some feel is his finest play, Daniel’s Husband, produced in New York City next year. Primary Stages, a leading off-Broadway house located in …

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Enthralling Matilda, When You Understand What They’re Saying

The national tour of the dark musical Matilda at the Kravis is enthralling for its energy and imagination — when you can understand what people are saying which is less than half the time.

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Breaking News: Arts Garage Gets Some Funding Restored

The fate of Arts Garage in Delray Beach has taken a more encouraging turn because a major funder received enough financial information to make its leaders comfortable in disbursing some if not all of the crucially-needed operating funds being withheld, officials confirmed Monday.

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Arts Garage Gets Temporary Reprieve, But Required To Make Major Changes To Continue

Arts Garage received a temporary reprieve from eviction and extinction late Tuesday night from the Delray Beach City Commission, but its long-term existence depends on significant changes to satisfy commissioners’ accusations of financial mismanagement.

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