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After an unnerving series of losses, several low-key announcements provide some encouraging news this week for the South Florida theater scene: Rising Action Theatre has succeeded in resurrecting itself as Island City Theatre with a production scheduled for August and hopes for another in the late fall. Naked Stage, which has been in hiatus for nearly a year and half, is preparing shows for July and next winter.
Rising Action Theatre, one of South Florida’s few theaters devoted primarily to gay-themed plays, is closing mid-season; but some staffers plan to replace it next fall with a new company, Island City Stage, said Andy Rogow, artistic director for both ventures.
News: Fund-raising Readings for GableStage & Mosaic, Remy Awards Announced, Carbonells Offer Scholarships, Staged Reading of Who Killed Joan Crawford, Laffing Matterz Returns, New on Iris Acker This Week
Fund-raising Staged Readings for GableStage and Mosaic Here’s an approach you’ve never seen before: two separate staged readings of the same play to benefit two local theaters. Television and stage actor Dan Lauria will star in staged readings of his …
Thrill Me isn’t an easy undertaking, but the verdict is more than clear; Rising Action Theater’s production is must-see thrilling.
Mosaic has a reading Tuesday, Chaz Mena has one-man show, Florida Follies does a good turn, David Goldyn bows out, Actors’ Playhouse has a sale, Palm Beach Theatre Guild gets new blood
As Bees in Honey Drown, the first Rising Action production under the leadership of new producing director Andy Rogow, is a few cuts above the company’s typical fare, but is not without its own missteps.
By Bill Hirschman Supporters of Rising Action Theatre are hoping that its sly moniker will add a triple-entendre of meaning, that of a phoenix rising from, if not ashes, then a troubled past. The gay-centric company in Fort Lauderdale is …