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Some South Florida theaters are scrapping some of what they plan to put on stage this season or next. Some are leaving support positions unfilled. Some plan smaller cast shows. Some have sidelined plans for growth. Theaters are scrambling to cope with an unexpected 90 percent slash in state funding. But theater champions vow to fight back by organizing patrons and leading citizens to influence lawmakers.
Unsung heroes who provide outstanding service behind the scenes in local theater will receive recognition this year from the South Florida Theatre League’s 2018 Remy Awards.
If you know where to look, certainly you can find reliable warhorse titles in the upcoming theater season in South Florida, but it’s easier to find vibrant, contemporary and challenging offerings.
Michael McKeever, a beloved and prolific figure in local theater, set a record Monday when he won his eighth Best New Work at Monday’s Carbonell Awards for the scorching drama After, but he was unable to accept the honor personally because he was in New York City the night before the opening of his play Daniel’s Husband, which won the same prize last year.