How I Learned What I Learned opens GableStage’s 25th season

  By Oline H. Cogdill August Wilson was one of the most insightful—if not THE most insightful—chronicler of Black life in America. He found the music in the language of ordinary people, the poetry in the minutiae of daily life. …

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Clark Gable Slept Here at The Foundry in Wilton Manors

      By Aaron Krause Picture yourself almost continuously laughing while maintaining an iron grip on the novel you are reading. Your eyes have remained wide open for so long that your eyelids feel heavy. But you force them …

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The Many Wondrous Realities of Jasmine Starr-Kidd at Theatre Lab

By Jan Sjostrom Jasmine Starr-Kidd is having a tough time dealing with her parents’ divorce. In that she’s much like many other 12-year-olds today. But Jasmine has a fix. A science prodigy Jasmine builds a time-travel machine designed to let …

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MNM’s Five Guys deliver a love letter to Louis Jordan

  By Jan Sjostrom Five Guys Named Moe, the rollicking love letter to the music of Louis Jordan, works its magic in a tuneful production by Marcie Gorman & MNM Theatre Company through Sept. 24 at the Kravis Center’s Rinker …

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Thrill Me makes a riveting musical at Island City Stage

  By Aaron Krause Nobody in their right mind would condone the titular character’s actions in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Yet, we can sympathize with this fictional serial killer. That is mainly because we understand his …

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Friendships are in season at Last Summer at Bluefish Cove

WOW, Women of Wilton launches its first production By Oline H. Cogdill Love and friendship, grief and death are timeless themes that are the foundation of the entertaining production of Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, now running through Aug. 20 at The Foundry, 2306 …

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Lindsey Corey seamlessly slips into 15 characters in Defending the Cavewoman at Actors Playhouse

Defending the Cavewoman explores the differences between women and men.

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Immigrants’ Journey Captured in Glorious Song and Story in Return of MND’s Papa Cuatro

Rarely has immigrants’ connection to their past and future been so fully realized in a passionate embrace as in this premiere of Papá Cuatro at Miami New Drama. It is, by turns, alternately rousing, soulful, humorous, thrilling; but always a moving celebration of Venezuelan music refracted through the backstories of world-class exiled musicians.

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NCP’s Little Montgomery Morphs From Cute Comedy To Exam of the Human Comedy

New City Players’ Little Montgomery starts as a satisfyingly cute summer chuckle of a comedy, but morphs into a deeper examination of human beings struggling awkwardly to cope with the word “family.”

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6 Dance Lessons/6 Weeks Returns From New ‘ArtBuzz Theatrics’ Company

ArtBuzz Theatrics’ compelling professional production of Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks features impressively realistic, nuanced, and multi-faceted performances from veterans Larry Buzzeo and Lory Reyes.

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