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Riverside Theatre serves up the sentimentality with a ladle in its production of The Last Romance. The play concerns a trio of senior citizens struggling with loneliness, delving into the human condition of growing old.
One of contemporary theater’s most powerful rock operas, Next to Normal, concerns a family dealing with the mother’s bipolar disorder. And you have the opportunity to see this Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning phenom in a strong production on Riverside Theatre’s intimate Waxlax Stage.
The musical may have been around for decades, but Riverside’s triumphant production of Evita proves that the show has a strong universality that rings as loudly today as it did 40 years ago. The show brims with exhilarating invention and the fresh point of view by its director/choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge.
There’s a party going on at the Riverside Theatre where the jukebox is smokin’! The nostalgic revue Smokey Joe’s Cafe celebrates the music of Leiber and Stoller, whose tunes influenced American music with their crossover style in the 1950’s and 1960’s, by successfully introducing rhythm and blues to traditional pop music audiences.
A second round of South Florida theater season announcements have coincided with the withdrawal of snowbirds, but if this year’s busy slate is any indication, the 2018-2019 season will barely slow down post-Easter.
Riverside Theatre throws the gauntlet at your feet with its professional production of Mamma Mia! So relent. Pick it up and have a ball at this bouncy juke box musical. This Mamma Mia! is simply as good as it gets. It has personality, beauty, energy, passion and Broadway worthy performances.
In Buyer & Cellar, struggling actor Alex More becomes an unlikely cast – from his boyfriend and a supercilious boss to celebrated Hollywood couple James Brolin and his wife, Barbra. If you have to ask “Barbra who?” then perhaps you’ll want to skip this play. But the rest of you should get to Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach right away to see something witty, engaging and surprising as can be.
Riverside Theatre gathers its significant resources and sure-footed confidence to mount one of the greatest American musicals ever, Gypsy. Indeed, this is a big, brawny show steeped in legend; and Riverside has the muscle to produce it.
At the risk of sounding sexist… Riverside Theatre has opened a handsome production of a play that could turn husbands into theater patrons.
It’s Lombardi, a long one-act about famed Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi. And it’s not a musical and it doesn’t have an intermission, so even those husbands who went to Sunday’s matinee still got home in time for the Super Bowl.
Riverside Theatre’s Waxlax stage turns into a high-spirited Victorian musical hall with its robust and meticulous production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood.