Tag Archives: Arturo Rossi
Intersection Of Black Comedy And Tragic Compassion Suffuses ‘Between Riverside And Crazy’
Quirky denizens of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Between Riverside and Crazy strive to find second chances in GableStage’s production.
What Kind Of Year Was It? Our Critics’ “Best Of” 2016 Lists
Critics and award judges have been talking about it for weeks: The sheer amount of high quality work has made evaluating the last 12 months unusually challenging, but also an opportunity to remember one of the most rewarding calendar years in recent memory. So here’s a supremely subjective stab by all three critics here at Florida Theater On Stage at recognizing the shows and performances that stood out from a pack of productions.
Cancel The Cookout: Don’t Miss Ground Up & Rising’s Scorching Our Lady of 121st Street
We’ve written a paragraph like this only two or three times: Stop what you are doing. Stop reading this review. Go to the phone or online and order tickets right now for Ground Up & Rising’s superb production of Stephen Adly Gurgis’ Our Lady of 121st Street.
The Recommendation Satisfies In Its Subtleties At Ground Up
By Michelle F. Solomon Miami’s Ground Up & Rising production of Jonathan Caren’s The Recommendation is compelling on so many levels. Yet, what makes it so formidable doesn’t have much to do with the actors on stage; it’s more about …
Ground Up Batters Away At The Damage War Does To the Soul
Ground Up & Rising’s courageous production of 9 Circles is a dichotomy that is deeply felt and deeply flawed at the same time – bluntly and uninhibitedly slashing away at one dimension of a brilliant subtle multi-dimensional script.
Ground Up & Rising Rises Again This Weekend In Miami Beach
Ground Up & Rising, the itinerant Miami company that has been rising and falling and rising since 2006, is rising once again with a play to bow during the holiday weekend, plans for a second production this season and the announcement of a new artistic director.
Ground Up’s Gruesome Playground Injuries Depicts Wounded Bodies And Souls
The old joke goes “How do porcupines make love? Very carefully.” In Ground Up and Rising’s sad and ultimately moving production of Gruesome Playground Injuries, the answer may be “not at all.” The difficulty of forging relationships among emotionally wounded people is at the heart of this decidedly off-beat, oddly-made play.
Ground Up & Rising Rises Again
Ground Up & Rising, another scrappy cutting edge theater that performs intermittently and in different venues around Miami, is beginning another season of four minimalist productions including Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story, John Patrick Shanley’s Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Danny Hoch’s Jails, Hospitals & Hip Hop and the recent off-Broadway hit Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph