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  • Dolly Levi Struts Before The Parade Passes By At LPAC

    Mention Dolly Levi and most people visualize Broadway legend Carol Channing who originated the icon or Barbra Streisand who brought the role to life in the film. Avid theatergoers may recall Pearl Bailey, Dorothy Lamour, Betty Grable, Mary Martin, Phyllis Diller, Bette Midler or even Ethel Merman. Now, Florida theatergoers can add to their list Angie Radosh.  

  • Behind the Scenes: Dramaworks’ Death of a Salesman

    Palm Beach Dramaworks is embracing the seemingly contradictory challenges of instilling new vigor, imagination and freshness without violating an experienced audience’s recollections of past productions in Death of a Salesman. In this feature, we interview director J. Barry Lewis about the thinking behind this revival.

  • Actor’s Playhouse presents Affecting rendition of Caroline, or Change

      By Mariah Reed Winner of six Tony Award nominations, Caroline, or Change was created by Tony Kushner, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his play Angels in America, and Jeanine Tesori, recipient of six Tony Award nominations and one of the most …

  • Death of a Salesman at Palm Beach Dramaworks

      By Oline H. Cogdill Death of a Salesman with its themes of capitalism, a crushed American Dream, and misplaced priorities is inarguably the quintessential American play. This perfect play currently is receiving a near-impeccable production at Palm Beach Dramaworks …

  • ‘Yankee Tavern’ at Riverside Theatre

    By Pam Harbaugh You’ll go on a ride so far down into the rabbit hole of conspiracy theory that you won’t be able to find your way back in Riverside Theatre’s production of Yankee Tavern. But you’re happy to stay …

  • Everyone, come to Slow Burn’s The Prom

    By Oline H.  Cogdill The Prom is for everyone — straight couples, same-sex couples, those attending in a group, those attending solo or with just a friend or two are all welcomed — as Slow Burn Theatre Company’s joyful, often …

  • The Taming of the Shrew at Thinking Cap Theatre

    By Jan Sjostrom Is William Shakespeare’s bawdy comedy The Taming of the Shrew misogynistic or is it a forward-looking romp powered by strong women? That’s a question Thinking Cap Theatre takes up in its re-imagining of the play in its production …

  • Lehman Trilogy Is Staggering Epic Tale of Family & Capitalism

    The Lehman Trilogy, now enjoying a forceful production at GableStage, combines a solid story about generations of a family seen through the immigrant experience with a precise look at the American Dream seen through the lens of capitalism and the beginnings of the stock market — a staggeringpdouble-edged story showing the triumph of three Bavarian brothers, newly arrived in America during 1844, in relation to capitalism.

  • “Shuffle Off to Buffalo” with 42nd Street at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre

    By Britin Haller Behind every successful theatrical production are the people who help the stars shine, and given how crowded with controlled chaos the 42nd Street stage is, the backstage during showtime must sometimes seem like a madhouse. But that’s …

  • Zoetic’s Cabaret a game changer

      By Oline Cogdill When the John Kander/Fred Ebb musical Cabaret opened on Broadway in 1966, it was a gamechanger in its staging, tone and story. Certainly, other musicals tackled politics in specific eras—such as Sound of Music (1959) and …