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Powerhouse Actresses Serve Up A Century Of History In Having Our Say At Primal Forces

Having Our Say is likely the first play in which both of its characters are centenarian women of color. At Primal Forces’ regional premiere, this means two roles of uncommon heft and history for Karen Stephens and Avery Sommers.

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Friendship, Revelation, Determination Are Hallmarks of The Ladies Foursome

The Pigs Do Fly company, dedicated to work by and for people over 50 years old, examines women’s issues during a day on the golf course in the full-length play The Ladies Foursome.

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Pink Unicorn Puts Complex Human Face On Identity Politics

Laura Turnbull in the solo show The Pink Unicorn from Primal Forces places us in the headspace of a widowed mother in a small—and small-minded—Texas suburb who transforms into an unwitting advocate for gender liberation.

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What Kind Of Year Was It? Our Critics’ “Best Of” 2016 Lists

Critics and award judges have been talking about it for weeks: The sheer amount of high quality work has made evaluating the last 12 months unusually challenging, but also an opportunity to remember one of the most rewarding calendar years in recent memory. So here’s a supremely subjective stab by all three critics here at Florida Theater On Stage at recognizing the shows and performances that stood out from a pack of productions.

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Relationships Are At Risk In The Mystery of Love And Sex

The intersection, overlap and conflict of love and sex – but above all how they affect relationships — form the basis of Theatre at Arts Garage’s uneven but intriguing entry appropriately entitled The Mystery of Love and Sex with an emphasis on the word Mystery.

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Avery Sommers Triumphs As Bessie Smith In The Devil’s Music

A bravura tour de force by Avery Sommers is central to the success of Arts Garage’s production of The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith

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Looking Back At South Florida Theater’s 2015: Taking Chances Financially And Artistically

2015 produced a wild variety of snapshots to paste in the theatrical scrapbooks: a male Dolly Levi, a homicidal dimwit slicing carrots, a kidnapper forcing her captives to learn nonsense, a tsunami engulfing a Japanese village, a green-gunked survivor of toxic sludge singing love songs to his blind librarian girlfriend. You know, just another year for regional theater in South Florida.

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Sex With Strangers: Art Isn’t Easy In The 21st Century

What does a man profiteth if he gains technology and loses his artistic soul? And can romance survive ambition when the two collide? Those issues, along with scores of corollaries, swirl through the entertaining thought-provoking Sex With Strangers, accurately subtitled “a romantic comedy for the digital age” kicking off Theatre at Arts Garage’s second incarnation.

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Breaking News: Arts Garage Hires Garsson & Croft But Boca Guild & Primal Forces Absorbed

Arts Garage has partnered with veteran theater figures Keith Garsson and Genie Croft to resume presenting productions in the converted municipal garage in downtown Delray Beach. But the new venture “absorbs” both the Boca Raton Theatre Guild and Primal Forces Productions

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Words Have Special Meaning In Guild’s Tuesdays With Morrie

Boca Raton Theatre Guild’s production of Tuesdays With Morrie has increasing resonance for Boomers caring for their parents.

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