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No Such Thing As Dog Days Of Summer In SoFla Theater

For anyone who still thinks that theater disappears in South Florida during the summer, take a moment to absorb the schedule for the rest of the month – eleven openings plus six shows still running and this isn’t all of it.

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Updated Story: New Theatre Announces It is Closing, In Part To Eroding Audience

New Theatre, one of the most high-profile Florida theaters for 30 years and developer of the Pulitzer-winning Anna in the Tropics, is closing, its board of directors announced Thursday. The cause appears to be economics although the specifics have not been disclosed. Artistic Director Ricky J. Martinez actually resigned May 23.

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Managing Director Eileen Suarez Leaves Miami’s New Theatre

Eileen Suarez, who rose at New Theatre from working the box office in 1996 to shepherding the company through rocky shoals and significant growth, has resigned as managing director, she confirmed Wednesday.

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S.F. League Hosts Free Readings Of New Works All Summer

Audiences from Key West to Boca Raton for the fourth year may see new plays in development by area playwrights for free through the South Florida Theatre League’s Summer Theatre Fest.

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14th Cappies Honors Scores of Students In Theater & Criticism

The Critics’ Awards Program, or Cappies, recognizing outstanding achievement in high school theater at the 14th Annual Cappies Awards Gala were held Tuesday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Cappie Award winners are determined by votes from the …

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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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