Corrected List of Carbonell Noms Has Many Changes

A significantly corrected list of 2021-22 Carbonell Awards nominations was released Monday encompassing added nominees, removed nominees, substitutions and recalculations from the list distributed locally and nationally last Friday. The full corrected list is in this story.

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2021-22 Silver Palm Awards Announced; Gala Set Oct. 17

A familiar slate of names and talents have been announced as recipients for the newly reconfigured Silver Palm Awards celebrating honoring South Florida theater artists. As with last year, awards will be presented at a gala on Oct. 17 at The Addison restaurant in Boca Raton.

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Carbonells Name Winners of George Abbot Award and Others

An array of artists and administrators who have helped build South Florida into a nationally-recognized regional theater hub will receive the Carbonell Awards’ highest honors this fall. Among the recipients: The prized George Abbott Award will go to Michael Tilson Thomas and Barbara and Lawrence R. Stein.

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Coconut Grove Playhouse Project Once Again ‘Full Steam Ahead,’ But Timeline and Ultimate Cost Unknown

Miami-Dade County’s long-aborning plan to resurrect the historic Coconut Grove Playhouse is once again underway at full throttle after navigating a complex maze of legal challenges that ended quietly in May. But the passage of time in the nine-year campaign means it’s not clear how much the project will cost or when it will open.

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SoFla Theaters Strive To Entice Patrons Next Season By Designing Intriguing Schedules

The upcoming seasons listed here are as varied as anyone could plan with time-tested bets and works so new that no one knows what to expect. GableStage’s Bari Newport spent months juggling a dozen factors. “Most people know what it’s like to plan a big wedding,” she said. But “every single one of these (productions) is a big wedding that happens not once but 25 to 31 times.

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Carbs Name Scholarship Winners, Dramaworks, Daughtry & Thinking Cap Set Readings

Carbonells name three high school students to receive its Jack Zink Scholarships ; Palm Beach Dramaworks, Darius V. Daughtry and Thinking Cap Theatre kick off play readings on stage and online.

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Carbonells Reschedule a Week for Jan McArt Celebration

BREAKING NEWS: The 45th annual Carbonell Awards gala has been moved a week to Nov. 7 so as not to conflict with a Celebration of Life scheduled to honor the late South Florida theater legend Jan McArt slated for Nov. 14.

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Carbonells’ Set ‘Theater Prom’ Date, New Venue, Changes

A sign of recovery in theater, the Carbonell Awards have announced a firm date and location for the live resumption of the annual recognition of excellence in South Florida theater. “Theater Prom,” in which artists, patrons and fans annually gather in their finery for the premier socializing reunion of the season, is slated for Nov. 14, at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center/

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Scores of Cappies High School Awards Given in 20th Year

Those who believe that theater is dying would have seen a vibrantly healthy future Tuesday when hundreds upon hundreds of teenagers, their families and friends cheered and screamed their enthusiasm at the South Florida Cappies Gala. The program encouraging theater and criticism among students at 19 schools presented scores of competitive awards at its 20th annual ceremony.

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Carbonells Seek Noms For New Vinnette Carroll Award; Zoetic Names Finstrom Winners

The Carbonells is soliciting nominations for the Vinnette Carroll Award that will be given out for the first time at the 45th annual ceremony in November, and Zoetic Stage has announced the four winners of its second annual Finstrom Festival of New Work whose plays will be presented in readings this month in Miami

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