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  • Jodie Langel’s New Youth Company To Present Musical ’13’

    Jodie Langel promises that audiences attending the inaugural production of South Florida’s newest theater company will be “blown away” by the young performers’ talent. Her Off Glades Theater Company, a nonprofit, non-professional company dedicated to developing young people in the performing arts, will offer the musical 13 on June 23 and 24 in Boca Raton.

  • Report From New York (Tony Edition): Looking In On Sidney Brustein 50 Years Later

    Lorraine Hansberry’sThe Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window about a liberal couple and their circle in Greenwich Village is an worth seeing (and mounting locally). but acknowledge that it is dogged by a sense of an undisciplined roller coaster within Hansberry’s passionate sincere script.

  • Let Your Hair Down With Honky Tonk Angels At Riverside

    After a season filled with provocative drama and lavish musicals, Riverside Theatre lets its hair down with Honky Tonk Angels, a juke box musical filled with country music and down-home humor.

  • Report From New York (Tony Edition): Sweeney Returns With Scope Rarely Seen Since 1979

    Sweeney Todd has rarely been restored to the breathtaking visual scope of that initial production featured, but the current revival is the return of a full-fledged, full-throated, fully-produced edition.

  • Report From New York (Tony Edition): Some Like It Hot Is A Time Machine With Asterisks

    It’s a safe bet that the stage floor has been reinforced and tts speakers upgraded to accommodate the pounding tap dancers and the whirlwind of music pouring out at Some Like It Hot. If you moan that theater ain’t what it used to be, rest assured that 87.3 percent of this production warmly recreates a good ol’ 1930s musical.

  • Report From New York (Tony Edition): Life of Pi Puppetry Gifts Visual Triumph

    On occasions, you run into people who have dismissed seeing plays without having seeing one, people who don’t understand the absolutely unique magic of live Theater. Drag them to see Life of Pi. Doubtless, they will leave the theatre saying, “Why didn’t you tell me this is what theater can be?”

  • Dramaworks’ Ends Season With Electric Topdog/Underdog

    Palm Beach Dramaworks’ immersifying edition of Topdog/Underdog laudably justifies in its delivery, this masterwork has a depth and complexity that gifts each outing with the opportunity to create its own individualistic vibe within the playwrights’ framework of “deft, dangerous and electric.”

  • Hundreds of Students’ Work in Theater Honored At Cappies

    Amid protracted and repeated cheers of a volume rarely heard in the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, hundreds upon hundreds of high school students and their families celebrated the continuing excellence in theater among teenagers in the annual Cappies Award gala Tuesday.

  • Tracy Jones Is Gentle Comedy of Lonely People Trying to Connect

    Tracy Jones bowing at Island City Stage is a comedy masking lonely people trying to make connections they don’t have the skill to achieve. It’s a briskly-moving smile with quirky characters who may be nursing poignant secrets but who have no hesitation throwing food at each other like in a Three Stooges short.

  • Mystery In Actors’ Playhouse’s Proof Goes Beyond Mathematics

    Genius and madness. Concrete calculations and unbridled theorizing. Humor and sorrow. But the greatest mysteries depicted in Proof reside in the human heart, conflicts on display that are hard to encapsulate in Actors’ Playhouse’s intriguing and satisfying production.