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Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s season-opening rendition of Born Yesterday can’t pave over the script’s glaring weaknesses, but it amplifies the source material’s progressive strengths. Director Peter Flynn has mounted a handsome and drum-tight production anchored by a pair of note-perfect leads.
Harvey Fierstein’s thought-provoking Casa Valentina play at GableStage explores is that sexuality as an infinitely varied stew of preferences, prejudices and other ingredients in varied measures
Boca Raton Theatre Guild’s production of Tuesdays With Morrie has increasing resonance for Boomers caring for their parents.
Even though Miami Theater Center wants “children’s shows” to be enjoyed by all generations, Everyone Drinks The Same Water is likely to be most appreciated by middle schoolers. As always, the production is splendid. But its subject matter about tolerance seems a bit too sophisticated for the elementary school and too simplistic for the high schoolers and adults.
At The Plaza The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan will inaugurate Fresh Pages, a series of staged readings of new and unpublished scripts, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, with the new comedy Can I Really Date a Guy Who Wears …
Miami Theater Center’s inaugural adult project, a fresh vision of Chekhov’s Three Sisters, is not a smoothly gelling work of art, let alone entertainment. The flaws are considerable, persistent and cannot be discounted. But they are outweighed by sustained bursts of dazzling imagination, passion, skill, craft, ingenuity and a commitment to creating a unique theatrical experience.
After the Revolution is a smooth, polished, persuasive production — well-acted and directed — that is intellectually stimulating, but the playwright’s witty repartee undercuts the emotional anguish.