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Palm Beach Dramaworks’ current staged concert of Frank Loesser’s 1956 musical The Most Happy Fella overflows with a purity of emotions common to even the most ordinary of us, proclaiming them one of the glories of existence to be welcomed, not shied away from.
As he relates the philosophy of his title character in the musical Zorba, William Parry’s acting chops are so second-nature that he probably doesn’t realize that a slight Greek accent is slipping into his warm deep baritone and a brio is filling the small, hot conference room at Palm Beach Dramaworks.
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.
The Caldwell Theatre Company remains locked out of the Count de Hoernle Theater, but the Boca Raton facility will reopen in July for a production of Jesus Christ Superstar by Entr’acte Executrix and Palm Beach Principal Players. The court receiver also revealed Monday that he had been in separate discussions with “multiple” Palm Beach entities intrigued by the idea of a long-ter.m lease
The Caldwell Theatre Company, the region’s second oldest professional theater still in operation, has cancelled its last show of the season and is considering every possible scenario for its future, its artistic director announced early Wednesday afternoon.“Every option is on the table,” said Artistic Director Clive Cholerton, who has been fighting for years to restore solvency to the Boca Raton theater.
The Caldwell Theatre Company, the region’s second oldest professional theater still in operation, has cancelled its last show of the season and is considering every possible scenario for its future, its artistic director announced early Wednesday afternoon. “Every option is on the table,” said Artistic Director Clive Cholerton, who has been fighting for years to restore solvency to the Boca Raton theater.
Asked whether that included closing the theater in its 37th season, Cholerton said he would not enumerate the possibilities, only repeated, “Every option is on the table.” Also still being considered is filing in federal court for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection that would allow continued operations while debts are restructured.
By Michelle F. Solomon When Grammy-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, Pippin) first adapted Studs Terkel’s 1974 book Working for Chicago’s Goodman Theatre it was 1977. Terkel’s book was an oral history of working life; its complete title was …
Caldwell Theatre Agrees To File Chapter 11 to Head Off Foreclosure and Receivership; Still Plans To Continue Season
Caldwell Theatre Company has decided to seek federal Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the wake of a bank seeking to foreclose on the property and have a receiver appointed to manage the business, the theater’s attorney confirmed Thursday.
The board of directors at the Caldwell Theatre Company are considering seeking federal bankruptcy protection as one solution to persisting financial problems at South Florida’s longest running regional theater, but it has no expectations of folding or canceling its season, said Artistic Director Clive Cholerton.
The Caldwell Theatre’s hilarious satire The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz sneaks a critical rabbit punch at the solar plexus of society. The milieu of “professional” wrestling should not dissuade serious theatergoers, although the faux spectacle including brief grappling bouts will entertain anyone but a killjoy. The copious comedy is laced with cutting social commentary about demagogues exploiting our prejudices about race and nationality to make money or gain power.