One pleasure of a theater critic’s job are these year-end retrospectives that require looking back at reviews and be reminded, “Oh, yeah, that was really great. And right, there was that. And how could I forget that one?”
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Tagged Actors Playhouse, Al Blackstone, Anne Mundell, Anne-Marie Cusson, Area Stage Company, Broward Stage Door, Bruce Linser, Cindy Pearce, City Theatre, Clay Cartland, Conor Walton, David Arisco, David Kwiat, Elena Maria Garcia, Elijah Word, GableStage, Greg Duffy, Gregg Weiner, Ground Up and Rising, Hannah Benitez, Island City Stage, J. Barry Lewis, Jean Josieu, Jessica E. Schulte, Jodi Dellaventura, Joseph Adler, Julie Kleiner, Karen Stephens, Kevin Black, Kevin Reilley, Kimberley Dawn Smith, Leah Sessa, Lindsay Bell, Lindsay Corey, M Ensemble, Main Street Players, Mallory Newbrough, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Margaret M. Ledford, Michael Amico, Michael McClain, Michael Ursua, MNM Productions, New City Players, Nicholas Richberg, Niki Fridh, outre theatre company, Palm Beach Dramaworks, Patrick Fitzwater, Shane Tanner, Slow Burn Theatre Company, Stuart Meltzer, Theatre Lab, Thinking Cap Theatre, Vicki Lewis, Wick Theatre, Zachary Borovay, Zoetic Stage
The Wick Theatre’s marvelous and contemplative rendition pulls off The Drowsy Chaperone with boundless charm and effortless sophistication. The Wick has enjoyed its share of highlights over the past five years, but this Drowsy Chaperone might just exceed its 42nd Street and Oklahoma! as the young company’s pinnacle.
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Tagged Arrow Zurchmiede, Blake Auburn, Bruce Linser, Deidra Grace, Dom Ruggiero, Jacob Thompson, Jeanine Gangloff, Jennifer Byrne, Josh Franklin, Kevin R. Kelly, Laura Hodos, The Drowsy Chaperone, Wick Theatre
If you know where to look, certainly you can find reliable warhorse titles in the upcoming theater season in South Florida, but it’s easier to find vibrant, contemporary and challenging offerings.
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Tagged Actors Playhouse, An Inspector Calls, Area Stage Company, Arsht Center, Arts Garage, Billy and Me, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Broadway Across America, Broward Center, Building The Wall, City Theatre, Crest Theatre, Delray Beach Playhouse, Evita, Florida Children's Theatre, Florida Grand Opera. Palm Beach Opera, Fun Home, GableStage, Island City Stage, J’s Cultural Arts Theatre, Lake Worth Playhouse, M Ensemble, Mad Cat Theatre, Main Street Players, Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Miami New Drama, Million Dollar Quartet, MNM Productions, New City Players, On Your Feet!, outre theatre company, Palm Beach Dramaworks, Parker Playhouse, Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts, Primal Forces, Robert Schenkkan, Slow Burn Theatre Company, Terry Teachout, The Humans, Theatre Lab, Thinking Cap Theatre, Wick Theatre, Zoetic Stage
In the wake of shuttered troupes and emerging newcomers, the rising phoenix of the Wick Theatre and Costume Museum in Boca Raton is awash in patrons and professionals’ optimism and pessimism, welcome and suspicion, encouragement and derision. Workers and administrators are racing to transform the site in time for the first performance of The Sound of Music slated for September 19 and the first scheduled museum tour November 5.
Sept. 19-Oct. 20: The Sound of Music Nov. 7-Dec. 22: White Christmas Jan. 9-Feb. 9: 42nd Street Feb. 20-March 23: The Full Monty April 3-May 4: Steel Magnolias: May 15-June 15: Ain’t Misbehavin’ Tickets are $58 per show. $52 …
The Sound of Music is cast but the theater is holding auditions for all other roles its other shows for both Equity and non-Equity actors . Sunday, Aug. 4, noon to 5 p.m. by appointment only for principals and singers …
The Wick Theatre, currently renovating and refurbishing the former Caldwell Theatre toward a fall opening, will sell off hundreds of Caldwell items from 9.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, May 17-19 at the theater at 7901 N. Federal Highway in Boca Raton.