Tag Archives: Alliance Theatre Lab

News: Silver Palms, Alliance Reading, Shear-ed Madness

Details on Theater League Holiday Party The time, date and place have been set for the South Florida Theatre League’s annual holiday party and membership meeting: 7:30-10 p.m. Monday, December 3,  at the Copacabana Supper Club, 219 S. Andrews Avenue …

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Silver Palms & Theatre League Remy Recipients Announced

Eighteen Silver Palm Awards honoring theatrical excellence in South Florida during the 2011-2012 season will be presented Dec. 3, as well as two Remy Awards from the South Florida Theatre League.

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Peek Behind The Curtain: Season Preview 2012-2013

The 2012-2013 season of South Florida theater promises a continued arc toward more new works and thought-provoking titles ripped fresh off the New York stages, sprinkled with enough perennials and confections to remind us that theater is as much about entertainment as catharsis. Check out our season calendars (click here and here) which document about 250 of the even larger list of offerings.

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Alliance’s Home Sweet Funeral Home Is Imaginative If Uneven

A group of loopy scenarios fuel eight daffy short plays by local playwrights thumbing their nose at Death in an often funny if markedly uneven collection commissioned by the Alliance Theatre Lab entitled Home Sweet Funeral Home.

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News of Ground Up & Rising, Outre, What if Works, Alliance and New Theatre

By Bill Hirschman The dog days of South Florida theater have resembled greyhounds rather than bassets.  But the advent of Labor Day weekend ratchets up the pace once again. * Quick note: Maybe it’s the traditionally bad luck title, but …

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Arsht Bonds with Zoetic, House, U of Miami & Alliance For Theater Up Close Next Season

Theater Up Close, the series co-produced by the Arsht Center, has announced a 2012-2013 season partnering with the home-grown Zoetic Stage, the University of Miami’s theater department, the House Theatre of Chicago and, for the first time, the Alliance Theatre Lab of Miami Lakes.

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Small Membership Is A Bit Flawed But Well Worth A Peek

The pleasant, intriguing comedy bowing at the Alliance Theatre Lab is not an overwhelming triumph; something about it doesn’t quite land as solidly as you’re rooting for it to do. But the script and performance by Mark Della Ventura deliver plenty of chuckles and just as many winces of painful recognition when he utters razor-sharp truths.

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Sirois/Alliance Off Center of Nowhere Is Funny Sit Com Hiding Serious Theme

On the surface, David Michael Sirois’ Off Center of Nowhere is what would result if the Neil Simon of the 1970s wrote a rollicking comedy about teen pregnancy, abortion and racism, laced with a lot of profanity. The Alliance Theatre Lab’s world premiere is sit-com funny until it intentionally slams the audience into a concrete wall that will leave most observers stunned. That’s when you realize Off Center is really about the limits of how far people can bend their moral for loved ones before breaking. How unconditional is unconditional love?

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News Items: Dreyfoos’ Metamorphoses, Alliance’s Onesies, Kultur Festival

Onesies, short plays by David Michael Sirois and Mark Della Ventura, will provide the centerpiece of a fund raiser for the Alliance Theatre Lab, hosted at GableStage at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 5.

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Mosaic Changes Season, Alliance Sets Season, Andrews Arts Hosts Show, Hirschman Honored With Zink Award

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