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The Importance Of Dreams: Waitress On Tour’s Poignancy

This Broadway Across America production of Waitress at the Broward Center about the complexities and emotional truth of how dreams do and should form the backbone of life.arguably is even brighter and more deeply felt than the 2016 version still running in New York

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Lots Of Circus Spectacle But Not A Lot Of Heart In New Pippin

Aerialists contort their muscles aloft on trapezes. Tumblers leap through hoops. Performers juggle knives and fiery torches. And somewhere under all that flash and glitter is the beloved Pippin that generations of nascent theater fans have cherished as “their” musical.

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Retooled Porgy And Bess Swells, Soars And Rips The Heartstrings

You know The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess at the Kravis Center is opera because you can’t understand a third of the lyrics even in English; you know it’s glorious opera because the swelling music and soaring voices make specific words unnecessary. This heart-stopping production reaffirms the genius of the Gershwin brothers and the 21st Century talents who reshaped it.

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Theater? Spectacle? The Arsht’s Donkey Show Prepares To Bray

The Arsht Center is laying a six-figure bet on The Donkey Show, a very loose version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream transmuted into the glitz and glitter of Studio 54. A hybrid of theater and the club scene with the performers working around the audience on the dance floor and at tables, The Donkey Show is an attempt to lure a broader clientele that would never think of Shakespeare as an entertainment option, says Arsht Executive VP Scott Shiller.

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