Tag Archives: Alix Paige

Tale As Old As Time — With Puppets: Beauty And The Beast

It’s unfair to the Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s Beauty and the Beast — which is as thoroughly charming on its own merits as you could ask — but understandable that the focus is diverted to its use of puppets to portray the enchanted household objects. So, yes, the vision that Producing Artistic Director Andrew Kato and director John Tartaglia came up with does indeed work, .

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MNM Revue Stresses The Stories Behind The Songs In Side By Side By Sondheim

Simply, MNM Productions’ effort may be the best production of Side by Side by Sondheim seen in South Florida or many other places. Four superb performers act the dramatic, psychological and emotional guts out of these numbers; the result was often moving and stimulating renditions of theater songs about specific people in specific situations rather than disembodied “numbers.”

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Uplifting Man Of La Mancha Sallies Forth At The Wick

We’re still in the height of the theatrical season with many productions opening during the next two weeks. To find reviews of all the current productions, click on the “Reviews” tab in white letters in the teal bar in the …

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Wick’s Swing Is A High-Flying Enthusiastic Celebration Of Big Band Era’s Music And Dance

Bodies seem to fly through the air and end up in a plethora of entwined positions worthy of a terpsichorean Kama Sutra in The Wick Theatre’s thrilling musical revue Swing. Indulge yourself in one of the most energetic and uniformly talented dance corps we’ve seen here in many a year.

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“So A Man Turns Into A Snail…” Quirky New Musical The Trouble With Doug Is No Slug At All

Sometimes theater works even when you can’t quite explain how or why or even quite what you saw. Such is the quirky, thematically fuzzy but thoroughly entertaining new musical at Arts Garage, The Trouble With Doug. The titular trouble is the archetypical twenty-something hero is turning into a slug. Not a slacker. An actual slime-oozing, lettuce-addicted slug

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Arts Garage Hosts Premiere of Daniel Mate’s Affecting “The Longing and the Short Of It”

Daniel Maté holds up a mirror so we can examine ourselves in his new musical The Longing and The Short Of It at the Theatre at Arts Garage. But his vision has such incisive clarity that he is more a chronicler whose work decades hence will enable our descendants to see how we lived in the early part of the 21st Century.

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Dramaworks’ Man of La Mancha Is Far More Than Staged Concert

Beautifully sung, passionately acted and staged with as much movement and business as anyone can ask of a limited rehearsal period, Palm Beach Dramawortks’ concert version mines much of the beauty and heart from one of the most glorious scores and emotionally-affecting scripts in American musical theater.

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