Tag Archives: Phyllis Spear

Evening Star’s Murdered To Death Is Supremely Silly Fun

In Evening Star’s Murdered To Death, this comic murder mystery satire becomes so supremely silly with slapstick, overheated melodrama and an endless supply of verbal blunders that the actors have little recourse but to succumb to the infectious laughter from the audience.

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The Last Romance At Stage Door Twinkles With Realism

Broward Stage Door Theatre has mounted a warmly delightful production of Joe Di Pietro’s The Last Romance, a bittersweet play about love, loss and loneliness and how the twilight years hold out that last hope for the shimmer, twinkle and spark of love’s first bliss.

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God Of Isaac Explores Search For Identity With Humor & Heart

Jews honor a direct bond with their forebears stretching across 6,000 years. That cornerstone of Passover also underlies James Sherman’s The God of Isaac, enjoying an enthusiastic and effective revival at Broward Stage Door. But the search for roots makes the show relatable to anyone living in this nation of immigrants.

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West Boca Theatre Paints Beautifully Rendered Family Portrait in From Door to Door

From Door to Door, James Sherman’s generational play at West Boca Theatre Company, that’s a mix of past and present is a brilliant paean to family life, and a heartfelt portrayal of the bond between mothers and daughters, .

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1993’s Twilight of the Golds Is Problematic In 2013 But Still Affecting And Unnerving

It’s hard to know what is more upsetting while watching family relationships disintegrate in Jonathan Tolins’ the affecting drama The Twilight of the Golds at Broward Stage Door. Is it that the precious loyalties might disintegrate at all or the disturbing reason that they disintegrate?

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Stage Door’s Six Dance Lessons Needs Evenly Matched Partners

By Bill Hirschman Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks is a gentle message comedy about lonely people reaching out somewhat obliquely for human contact. But this occasionally charming pas de deux at Stage Door’s Miami Beach venue is thrown out …

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