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By Britin Haller Omigod you guys, Legally Blonde the Musical is so much fun! The original motion picture with Reese Witherspoon is cute with a laugh or three, but likely not for everyone. But the musical at the Actors’ Playhouse …
By Oline Cogdill Disney has become the master of crossover entertainment that appeals to both children and adults, especially those who can tap into their inner child. Proof positive of this is Slow Burn Theatre Company’s highly entertaining, uber-energetic production …
Of course, Mary Poppins does fly in Slow Burn Theatre Company’s glorious production at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. As the song goes, this Mary Poppins is “Practically Perfect,”
A hallmark of Slow Burn Theatre Company is its knack in finding new, mostly young talent and shaping those performers’ creativity. That approach—and this current round of talent—are on full display in the high energy, highly entertaining production of Footloose, now at the Broward Center.
If Dickens’ opening line in A Tale of Two Cities has become a trite cliché through overuse it has become a painfully accurate truism about theater over the past two years, especially South Florida theater. Crippling loss and inspiring resurrection. Surrender and perseverance. And , now, the Covid threat has reasserted. But looking back on those two years delivers a testament worth celebrating and learning from.
Jason Robert Brown’s brilliantly insightful and emotionally powerful Songs for a New World lets you know you’re not going crazy all alone in Slow Burn Theatre’s season opener that would be a triumph even if it didn’t signify a full-throated celebratory return of regional theater.