Florida Theatrical Association has announced the Charlie Cinnamon Theater Scholarship in honor of longtime FTA board member and dean of South Florida publicity agents Charlie Cinnamon, who died in November. The scholarship will be available to Central and South Florida high school students for continuing theater education throughout the summer months.
The rollout of 2017-2018 seasons continues with some South Florida theaters pushing the edge of their audience’s cultural envelopes and others relying on reliable titles in an uncertain time at Actors’ Playhouse, New City Players and Island City Stage
Estefans’ On Your Feet To Begin Tour in Miami, Broward Will Get Hamilton First in Region & Kravis Finally Hosts The Lion King
Hamilton, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and a host of major Broadway titles will tour South Florida’s three major presenting houses over the next two seasons,
Billy and Me, a world premiere by theater critic Terry Teachout about the difficult friendship of legendary playwrights William Inge and Tennessee Williams, will be one of the highlights in next season’s slate at Palm Beach Dramaworks.
Turn of the century newsboys cavorting in Jupiter, Tarzan swinging across a Fort Lauderdale stage and Tony Manero swiveling his hips in Margate — the 2017-2018 season for South Florida theater promises a cornucopia of visuals not often seen on local stages.
Stephanie Ansin, who championed stylized and intellectually challenging theater for children, is stepping down from the leadership of Miami Theater Center, the groundbreaking company she co-created 12 years ago.
Familiar theaters, artists and titles dominated the 2017 Carbonell Award nominations list released Wednesday, but the roster included some previously unheralded performers and lesser-known troupes.
The complete list of 2016 Carbonell nominations/finalists including a breakdown by county, theater and production.
The multi-disciplinary Arts Garage has cancelled the rest of its theater season as it rethinks the logistics and finances that have lost money, said its new CEO Marjorie Waldo on Monday afternoon. Waldo and the venue’s board of directors pledged to reexamine the theater’s business model with the goal of resuming productions next season in Delray Beach.
A specific plan finally has been unveiled by county officials and consultants for a new 300-seat theater on the site of the legendary Coconut Grove Playhouse – a plan which preserves some of the 1926 structure that has been deteriorating since it shuttered ten years ago