Tag Archives: Ken Ludwig

Regional Theaters Are The Country’s Primary Incubator of New Plays – Including SoFla

Indisputably, regional theaters have been a significant wellspring for new plays reaching back 30 years. But a quickening sea change has occurred quietly but demonstrably over the past decade: Regional theaters – once reliant on warhorses and the latest New York hit — have become the primary incubator and showcase for new work in America

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Energetic Topspin Helps Moon Over Buffalo Farce Rise Over Stage Door

It’s not the slamming doors, Marx Brothers chases or repartee that make Broward Stage Door’s farce Moon Over Buffalo an enjoyable afternoon laughing at the foibles of vainglorious creatures who, of course, bear no relation to our own imperfections. It’s the cast’s unflagging energy the topspin on a put-down, comic timing and scores of bits of business..

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Actors’ Playhouse Outwits Dimwitted Fox on the Fairway

The Fox on the Fairway, plays more like a 1970s sitcom. When any one of the comedy’s exaggerated characters comes bursting through the door (and this happens more than a few times), you expect a canned laugh track to surface.The Fox on the Fairway won’t take the World Cup when it comes to comedy, but it’s a fun romp and summer fare that only requires the audience to be swept away in its lunacy.

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Theater Shelf: Lend Me a Tenor & The Trumpet of the Swan CDs

Brad Hathaway, our critic of CDs, DVDS and books related to theater, has been busy this fall looking at a large number of potential additions to your library. We’re going to start running several over the next two weeks as …

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Lend Me a Tenor at Broward Stage Door is a Dizzying Ride

Doors slam, identities are mistaken and laughter ensues in the classic farce Lend Me a Tenor now getting a delightful production at Broward Stage Door Theater in Coral Springs.

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