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Caldwell Theatre co-founder Michael Hall, among the pioneers who transformed a fledgling theater scene focused on molding warhorses and built it into a vibrant regional force embracing challenging work, died June 15 from pancreatic cancer at age 77, it was announced Sunday.
The charismatic Jan McArt may be one of crucial developers of South Florida’s cultural past as creator of the mainstream Royal Palm Dinner Theatre, but her focus today is firmly on its future by nurturing the writing of new plays. A look at her past, present and future.
The interested parties aren’t the usual suspects. A workout gym, a church, a charter school, a medical facility. Everything but a theater. When the house that the Caldwell Theatre Company built goes on the cyberspace auction block Tuesday, court records hold out little hope that the facility will end up hosting Shakespeare or Conor McPherson. More likely, the Boca Raton property will revert back to the bank that reluctantly holds two mortgages on the property and anxiously seeks a buyer, the records indicate.
Caldwell Theatre Company co-founder Michael Hall stepped down as artistic director in 2009, and has been travelling and writing ever since. But he returned to the Caldwell in February 2011 to direct the drama Last Fall. In an email interview …