A “celebration’ of the life of Iris Acker – the iconic actress, teacher, producer and theater booster through her television shows — has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday October 15 at a location to be announced soon, said her son Mitch and her friend Tony Finstrom
Iris Acker — the vivacious actress, teacher, author, dancer, artistic director, producer and groundbreaking union leader who helped transform South Florida theater – died Sunday night after a lengthy battle with cancer.
More News: Teen Ambassadors, New Theatre Lab Program, Charlie Cinnamon Exhibit, Kravis Volunteers & Insight Benefit
News about Broward Teen Ambassadors’ application deadline, Theatre Lab’s new series for families, Kravis Center’s volunteer opportunities, a benefit for Insight for the Blind, and a terrific exhibit on the life of press agent Charlie Cinnamon at the Jewish Museum
Unsung heroes who provide outstanding service behind the scenes in local theater will receive recognition this year from the South Florida Theatre League’s 2018 Remy Awards.
News: Thinking Cap Beats Bway, Danis Leaves FGO, FIU Fosters Plays, Knight Offers Grants, Costume World Moving, Krasja Now BAA President
News of Florida Grand Opera, Florida International University, Knight Foundation, Broadway Across America and Costume World
The intensifying Black Lives Matter conversation will be fueled on Broadway this fall in the unique vision of Christopher Demos-Brown, one of Florida’s most esteemed theater professionals, in the form of his racially-explosive drama, American Son. Key details were revealed today including dates, the stage and the top-lined cast including Scandal’s Kerry Washington.
Lots of News: Summer Fest, Charlie Cinnamon, Dramaworks, GableStage, MNM, Stage Door, Spotlight On the Arts & More
Tons of news about South Florida Theatre League, MNM Theatre Company, GableStage, Palm Beach Dramworks, Spotlight on the Arts, Earl Maulding, Actors Playhouse, Broward Stage Door, Lightning Bolt Productions, Theatre Lab, Matt Stabile
The crush of more than a thousand cheering students, their parents and friends overflowed the orchestra seating and the boxes of the Broward Center’s cavernous Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center Tuesday as the 16th annual Cappies Awards recognized excellence in high school theater and theatrical criticism.
Those who doubt that young people are no longer interested in theater should watch the hundreds and hundreds of teenagers producing a tsunami of enthusiastic cheering and celebrating they generate at the 16th annual South Florida Cappies Awards Gala on May 22. See complete list of nominees in 42 categories.
A second round of South Florida theater season announcements have coincided with the withdrawal of snowbirds, but if this year’s busy slate is any indication, the 2018-2019 season will barely slow down post-Easter.