Tag Archives: John Rodaz

Area Stage’s An Octoroon’ Is Stunning Controversial Play That Will Divide Audiences

An Octoroon is the kind of art that defies a Siskel & Ebert thumbs up / thumbs down assessment. You can praise or fault elements of the script or a production, but Area Stage Company’s courageous effort reinforces An Octoroon’s overarching intent as a thought provocateur.

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Area Stage’s An Octoroon May Be Unlike Anything You’ve Seen

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ An Octoroon virtually defines the adjective “provocative.” No matter the quality of the production that the courageous Area Stage Company actually delivers next week, it is inarguably going to be unlike much, if anything, that audiences have seen on a South Florida stage.

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Area Stage’s Circle Mirror Transformation Beautifully Meanders Toward Catharsis

Circle Mirror Transformation is finally receiving its professional regional premiere by the intrepid Area Stage Co., and the disarmingly funny production is a ravishing success for Baker purists and newbies alike. It’s a more accessible introduction to her work than the other two plays while still proceeding with uncompromising naturalism.

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Area Stage’s The Nether: Moral Implications Of Living Forever In An Internet Fantasy World

Area Stage Company delivers an unsettling, thought-provoking evening with its musings on the implication of an unbridled Internet of the future in The Nether.

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Theatre League Celebrates Theatrical Community’s Unsung Heroes With Remy Awards

The South Florida Theatre League has announced its 2014 Remy Awards recognizing outstanding service and pioneering efforts in the development of the arts in the region.

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Area Stage’s [title of show] Is Musical Theater Geek Heaven

If you know who Alice Ripley is, if you recognize the name of the musical Brooklyn, then [title of show] at Area Stage Co. was written for you. While its scruffy charm should amuse a general audience, this musical satire is theater geek heaven crammed t with humor rooted in Broadway inside baseball lore.

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