Author Archives: Bill Hirschman

Visit the Plaza Hotel Without Leaving Jupiter with Plaza Suite at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre

  By Britin Haller Want a good laugh, or a few dozen? Then check into the romantic comedy Plaza Suite at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre through Feb. 25. Room service has never been more satisfying. Producing Artistic Director Andrew Kato …

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LPAC Memphis Remains Vibrant Rousing Thought-Provovoking

Almost 15-and-a-half years after its Broadway debut, the multi-Tony Award-winning musical, Memphis still provides a rousing good time and offers messages that keep the show as fresh as recently baked bread. at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center.

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Kelley Shanley’s Legacy After 25 Years Leading Broward Center

An array of arts crossing genres, ethnicities and expectations at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts is the result of an unprecedentedly smooth integration of culture and society which has elevated the quality of life in Broward County. And at the vortex of those challenging flows is Kelley Shanley, CEO, president and former general manager who steps down this month after 25 years.

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Mid-Life Crisis’ Pied À Terre is “Not Your Usual Love Triangle”

Pied À Terre is billed as “Not your usual love triangle.” They can definitely say that again. Rated R for good reason, it’s chock with enough adult content it should come with a trigger warning,

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Area Stage Presents an Electrifying Take on an Old Classic: Oliver!

Something truly remarkable is offered by Area Stage Company: , a sensational immersive production of the beloved Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, Oliver! reimagined that is experienced with all the senses

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Slow Burn Theatre Company’s production of Sister Act Hits all the Right Notes

Sister Act is a crowd-pleaser that loosely follows the story of the film which served as a vehicle for comedienne Whoopi Goldberg. Slow Burn Theatre Company’s production rises above the typical formulaic over-the-top musical comedy presentation with nuanced direction, stellar acting, and rousing music that lifts even the gloomiest disposition.

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Legally Blonde The Musical is “Omigod You Guys” at the Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre

 By Britin Haller Omigod you guys, Legally Blonde the Musical is so much fun! The original motion picture with Reese Witherspoon is cute with a laugh or three, but likely not for everyone. But the musical at the Actors’ Playhouse …

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Rooted at Theatre Lab

By Jan Sjostrom Something magical is happening at Theatre Lab, the new-play incubator based at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. Deborah Zoe Laufer’s play Rooted is a not-to-be missed experience. The show is both a love letter to female …

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The Cancellation of Lauren Fein at Palm Beach Dramaworks

    By Oline H. Cogdill On the surface, Lauren Fein would seem to be immune to the fallout of the cancel culture. She’s a brilliant research scientist whose ground-breaking sickle-cell research brings in millions to the private university where …

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Morning After Grace at the Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach

Grief in various forms is explored in Carey Grim’s heartwarming play, “Morning After Grace.” But so is humor. Indeed, it’s the humor that gets us through grief. Along with the human touch, of course.. On stage now at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, “Morning After Grace” is both a funny and touching production.

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