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The Radio City Christmas Spectacular at the Kravis Center is, unlike much in life, precisely what its reputation promises. Start with spectacular, derived from the word spectacle. Nearly 40 people on stage tapping, swirling or gracefully gesticulating while crooning to familiar tunes played by a lush if not live orchestra through 12 scenes.
Encouraging trends emerge while poking among the entrails of the new season schedules for South Florida theater. Among them: an emphasis on new and newer works as producers and artistic directors try to seduce younger audiences, meaning people under 70.
Kravis on Bway: Catch Me If You Can, Maroulis in Jekyll & Hyde, Priscilla, Poppins, Billy Elliot, Jersey Boys
By choosing its own schedule, the Kravis Center has several titles in its 2012-2013 slate of musicals on national tours that you won’t see at the Broward Center or the Arsht Center as the sole regional venue offering the musicals Catch Me If You Can,and a revival of Frank Wildhorn’s Jekyll & Hyde starring Constantine Maroulis. In addition to the new Priscilla Queen of the Desert, more familiar offerings are returns to South Florida of Mary Poppins, Jersey Boys and Billy Elliot