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Details on Theater League Holiday Party The time, date and place have been set for the South Florida Theatre League’s annual holiday party and membership meeting: 7:30-10 p.m. Monday, December 3, at the Copacabana Supper Club, 219 S. Andrews Avenue …
Eighteen Silver Palm Awards honoring theatrical excellence in South Florida during the 2011-2012 season will be presented Dec. 3, as well as two Remy Awards from the South Florida Theatre League.
The 2012-2013 season of South Florida theater promises a continued arc toward more new works and thought-provoking titles ripped fresh off the New York stages, sprinkled with enough perennials and confections to remind us that theater is as much about entertainment as catharsis. Check out our season calendars (click here and here) which document about 250 of the even larger list of offerings.
A group of loopy scenarios fuel eight daffy short plays by local playwrights thumbing their nose at Death in an often funny if markedly uneven collection commissioned by the Alliance Theatre Lab entitled Home Sweet Funeral Home.
By Bill Hirschman The dog days of South Florida theater have resembled greyhounds rather than bassets. But the advent of Labor Day weekend ratchets up the pace once again. * Quick note: Maybe it’s the traditionally bad luck title, but …
Theater Up Close, the series co-produced by the Arsht Center, has announced a 2012-2013 season partnering with the home-grown Zoetic Stage, the University of Miami’s theater department, the House Theatre of Chicago and, for the first time, the Alliance Theatre Lab of Miami Lakes.
The pleasant, intriguing comedy bowing at the Alliance Theatre Lab is not an overwhelming triumph; something about it doesn’t quite land as solidly as you’re rooting for it to do. But the script and performance by Mark Della Ventura deliver plenty of chuckles and just as many winces of painful recognition when he utters razor-sharp truths.
On the surface, David Michael Sirois’ Off Center of Nowhere is what would result if the Neil Simon of the 1970s wrote a rollicking comedy about teen pregnancy, abortion and racism, laced with a lot of profanity. The Alliance Theatre Lab’s world premiere is sit-com funny until it intentionally slams the audience into a concrete wall that will leave most observers stunned. That’s when you realize Off Center is really about the limits of how far people can bend their moral for loved ones before breaking. How unconditional is unconditional love?