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Love Among The Seniors: The Last Romance At Riverside

Riverside Theatre serves up the sentimentality with a ladle in its production of The Last Romance. The play concerns a trio of senior citizens struggling with loneliness, delving into the human condition of growing old.

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Tears And Laughter Mark Riverside’s Over The River

It might drip with sentimentality, but Riverside Theatre’s Over the River and Through the Woods will nudge out a few tears and win you over, due in no small part to the handsome and well-acted production.

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One More Trip Over The River At Stage Door Remains Warm And Funny Just Not As Vibrant

After nearly two decades of South Florida productions, the hilarious and poignant Over The River And Through The Woods has lost a bit of its power in this perfectly workmanlike and mildly affecting edition by Broward Stage Door. This trip to grandmother’s house may not be as vibrant as the one in your memory, but it still warms the gut like Aida’s ever-present pan of lasagna.

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Memphis The Musical Keeps Rocking The House At The Arsht

Say what you will about the joys and shortcomings of Memphis the Musical — starting with exuberant performances and unimpressive lyrics –it has one of the most infallibly infectious finales.

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Report From New York City: Nice Is Exactly the Word for “Nice Work If You Can Get It”

Charm, in fact, does go a long, long way, especially when it’s partnered with large dollops of professional polish. A classic example is this classic production of this faux classic musical Nice Work If You Can Get It with Gershwin tunes, the winsome couple Kelli O’ Hara and Matthew Broderick, and helmed by Kathleen Marshall.

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