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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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Avi Hoffman Pays Tribute To Theater Icon Joseph Papp

Avi Hoffman is ensuring that proper homage is paid to Joe Papp, the visionary who intersected art and community by making theater accessible to the general public in comprehensibility, neighborhood performances and free admission in “Joe Papp at the Ballroom,” a one-man musical world premiere playing a limited run at GableStage.

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GableStage Reopens With Superbly Mounted The Price

GableStage’s Joseph Adler died shortly after his direction of The Price was cut short by the pandemic. His successor, Bari Newport, took his notes, cast, creative team and infuses it with her own sensibilities. The production would make Joe proud. Theater to make you think about your own lives. Newport’s insightful direction of superb actors navigates the dense story of past sibling strife that has crippled their present.

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News: Miami New Drama, Main Street Players, MNM, Area Stage, Silver Palms, Actors’ Playhouse, Kravis, GableStage, Tovah Feldshuh

Theater isn’t just coming back to life, it’s emerging in a score of ways. Here’s a sampling of opening nights, fundraisers, new venues, even a call for ushers. News about Miami New Drama, Main Street Players, MNM, Area Stage Company, Silver Palm Awards, Actors’ Playhouse, Kravis Center, GableStage, Tovah Feldshuh

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GableStage Reopens Eclectic Season With Adler’s The Price

Echoing the resurrection of local theater, the new artistic director Bari Newport will inaugurate GableStage’s 2021-2022 season in November directing the late Joseph Adler’s detailed plan for The Price — the first title in an eclectic season featuring a musical and world premieres.

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GableStage’s 2021-2022 Season

GableStage’s 23rd season under its new producing artistic director Bari Newport will have more productions and additional performances in what is currently planned to be offered in full houses. The schedule is unveiled here.

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“It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint,” Assures New Leader At GableStage, Bari Newport

It doesn’t take five minutes, maybe barely a minute talking to Bari Newport to realize why she was selected to be the producing artistic director at GableStage. Her voice and her words exude energy, vitality and imagination as she faces the considerable challenges of taking the position left by the death of Joseph Adler, and not just keeping a venerable institution alive during a pandemic but looking ahead at growing it.

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GableStage Begins New Chapter With Bari Newport at the Helm

Starting April 1, the new leader at the helm of GableStage will be Bari Newport, who has served for the past nine years as producing artistic director of the Penobscot Theatre Co. in Bangor, Maine.

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GableStage Opens Season Of Premiered Multi-Media Work

The actual stage at GableStage may be dark, but the company has replaced the rest of its virus-interrupted 2019-2020 season with a glimpse of what may be one of the evolving facets of the future of theater. It has commissioned 12 area artists to produce nine online projects that meld traditional theater with digital storytelling.

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South Florida Theatre League Taps 2020 Remy Award Winners

The prestigious 2020 Remy Awards honoring “unsung heroes who provide outstanding service behind the scenes” have been announced by the South Florida Theatre League: Matt Stabile, Tim Davis, Steven M. Weinger, Gustavo Meimbiela, Marialaura Leslie, Kenya Anthony-Moore, Art Garcia and Judson Wright

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