Tag Archives: Charisse Shields

Something In The Way They Sing: Rousing Beatles’ Imagine

Aside from hearing a cast whose parents might have been in swaddling clothes when these songs were on the radio, it’s impossible to ignore that Broward Stage Door’s Imagine — A Beatles Celebration highlights the emotional and musical worth that proves these songs are as timeless as those of Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer.

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Savor A Cup Of Memories At Stage Door’s Smokey Joe’s Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café, the quintessential plotless rock n’ roll jukebox revue, is as dependable as light entertainment gets in the hands of experienced directors like Kevin Black at Broward Stage Door.

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Dreamgirls Cast Scorches The Paint Off Broward Stage Door

If producers mount the musical Dreamgirls, it’s a given that they have hired as Effie some astounding young diva capable of punching a hole in the back of the auditorium with her melisma. Indeed, Broward Stage Door has the Cat 5 voice of Sarah Gracel to headline this 35-year-old rousing examination about the interplay of fame, pop music, racism and the dangers of pursuing the American Dream.

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