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Year In Review: Encouraging Signs As Theaters Bet On Recovering Economy

Like the rest of the country, South Florida theater took tentative steps throughout 2013, banking on the promise of a recovering economy and a durable demand for art. Evidence was visible across the three counties: theaters mostly opening not closing, established companies moving into new venues, young companies finding audiences, runs extended, a continued commitment to riskier experiments .

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News: Stage Door, AAPACT & Demos-Brown’s Allapattah

Someone Must Have Said, “Macbeth” Backstage The opening of Broward Stage Door’s return engagement of the bittersweet comedy Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks was postponed last week when actress Phyllis Spear fell off the stage in dress rehearsal. The …

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AAPACT Dutchman Starts Too Slowly; Finishes In Blazing Anger

The script of Dutchman, Amiri Bakara’s classic 1964 play of racial and sexual politics, crackles with the explosive rage that Langston Hughes’ predicted in “A Dream Deferred.” The fact that this production doesn’t find that passion or electricity until two-thirds of the way through the 40-minute play doesn’t prevent the audience from appreciating Bakara’s themes or enjoying the laudable aspirations of the ambitious production.

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AAPACT Produces Dutchman; Empire Hosts Readings

Empire Stage, the vest pocket theater next to the railroad tracks at 1140 N. Flagler in Fort Lauderdale, is becoming a popular center for staged readings as well as temporary digs for small, fledgling companies.

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Briefs: 1-Minute Play Festival, Alice at the PlayGround, Pino Plays the Roxy, +Harry Warren, AAPACT, Park Vista

You’ve heard of one-act play programs and ten-minute play, but now comes The First South Florida One-Minute Play Festival.

More than 40 playwrights with South Florida connections have written (or are still writing) these very brief exercises in dramaturgy for two benefit performances slated for 4:30 and 8 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Deering Estate, 16701 SW 72nd Ave. in Miami.

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