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  • Trying Closes Palm Beach Dramaworks Season

      By Jan Sjostrom Heavy footsteps sound off-stage in the opening scene of Trying running through June 9 Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach. The steps precede the entrance of Francis Biddle, scion of a patrician Philadelphia family and …

  • The 2024 Cappies Awards Celebrate High School Theater  

    By Oline H. Cogdill and Cappie Reports We love the Cappies, the wonderful program that celebrates high school theater. And we are proud to continue to publish the Cappie reviews on The Cappies make us remember our high school …

  •   A Rock Sails By lands at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre

    By Raquel V. Reyes A Rock Sails By is a star vehicle for Laura Turnbull, the actor playing the lead role of astrophysicist Dr. Lynn Cummings in the drama running through June 9 at the Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle …

  • ‘The Actors,’ a Plays of Wilton production, makes its Off-Broadway debut

    By Oline H. Cogdill NEW YORK CITY—Families start in myriad ways—biological origins, adoptions or forged among friends. Ronnie takes a different route—he hires a family in the witty, poignant “The Actors,” a Plays of Wilton production now making its Off-Broadway …

  • Once Again Garcia Scores With Comic Cuban Chicken Soup

    Cuban Chicken Soup: When There’s No More Café is a ‘Grand Slam with yuca’ thanks to the sparkling performance of Elena Maria Garcia. The one-woman play at Zoetic Stage is a sequel to 2016’s ¡Fuacata! Or a Latina’s Guide to Surviving the Universe written by Garcia and Stuart Meltzer. The play runs a little over ninety minutes but feels more like a thirty-minute sitcom.

  • Put Down Roots with Family Tree from Larsen Presents

    The symbolism is as thick as smoke in the air in Family Tree by Ronnie Larsen Presents and the Plays of Wilton; this three-person, one-setting, one-act show is a masterpiece in how it’s done, so take note.  For anyone who’s ever lost someone inside themselves due to memory issues, Family Tree is hard to watch, but watch it we must

  • Proof That Florida Students Love Theater: Complete ’23-24 Cappies Nominations

    Nominees for the 22nd Cappies Awards recognizes the scores and scores of students in Broward and Palm Beach counties committed to theater as performers, artists and critics — and their outstanding work. On May 21, the gala program honors more than 200 students in more than 30 productions at 26 schools at a gala at the Broward Center .

  • Pulp is Sexy, Steamy Play With Music About Lesbians In The 50s

    Pulp at Island City Stage is a a fulfilling production takes place in 1956. Certainly, it was a time when “people of a certain ilk” mostly kept themselves in the closet for fear of serious consequences and perhaps embarrassment. So, you have to admire the heroinefor being so upfront about her identity.

  • America’s Sexiest Couple at Boca Stage is Master Class in Farce

    How long has it been since you’ve seen a good old-fashioned farce? Probably way too long. Well, wait no more because the long-time professional theatrical duo of Keith Garsson and Genie Croft have done it again with America’s Sexiest Couple, now gracing the Boca Stage at their new home in the Delray Beach Playhouse’s Cabaret Room.

  • On Your Feet Takes Audience Through Estefans’ Journey

    Florida audiences can retrace the groundbreaking success of the state’s celebrity couple in On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, the season’s final show at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. The Estefans’ rise in show business is remarkable in many ways, not the least for the barriers they broke in crossing over from a limited Latin audience to universal appeal.