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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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Dickens Nailed It: South Florida Theater Two Years In Review

If Dickens’ opening line in A Tale of Two Cities has become a trite cliché through overuse it has become a painfully accurate truism about theater over the past two years, especially South Florida theater. Crippling loss and inspiring resurrection. Surrender and perseverance. And , now, the Covid threat has reasserted. But looking back on those two years delivers a testament worth celebrating and learning from.

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Carbonells Detail ’21-22 Changes

Broad changes to the Carbonell Awards, designed to assuage a theatrical community whose love-hate relationship has exacerbated in recent years, were detailed Monday. Many changes reflect a revised philosophy to reduce the emphasis on head-to-head competition and amplify the existing goal of honoring excellence.

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Carbonells To Unveil New System, Judges, Other Changes

Major changes for the Carbonell Awards honoring excellence in South Florida theater will be unveiled Monday at a town hall meeting live and online will reveal a new team of judges, a new judging process and criteria, new awards, new members of the board of directors, and a new coordinator – much of which feature increased diversity throughout the program.

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Four New Members Further Diversify Carbonell Board

In the wake of contentions that leadership in the South Florida theater community is not sufficiently diverse or sensitive enough to racial concerns, the Carbonell Awards board of directors has appointed four new members significantly increasing its diversity.

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Carbonells Propose Major Overhaul With Audience Voters & Attention To Diversity

A major overhaul of the Carbonell Awards for excellence in South Florida theater has been unveiled that expands the scope of the program to include a “people’s choice” award and concerted efforts across the board to address diversity.

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Full Report On Proposed Changes To Carbonell Award

The complete text of the proposed changes to the Carbonell Awards.

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Carbonell Reboot Meet Favors Celebration Not Competition

A celebration not a competition. The prevailing message from arts professionals and supporters Monday sought a seismic change in the prevailing philosophy of the Carbonell Awards that recognize excellence in South Florida theater.

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