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Peter and the Starcatcher, an alternative origin story for Peter Pan, is an ensemble piece featuring a dozen chameleonic storytellers, each with moments in the spotlight. But Theater Up Close’s profligately imaginative romp features standout performances by student Abigail Berkowitz, and veteran Nicholas Richberg
Underneath all the imagination and playfulness inherent in the upcoming fantasy of Peter and the Starcatcher at the Arsht Center, a practical apprenticeship has been forged among students and professionals so synergistic benefit that sometimes the lines get blurred who are the mentors and who are the mentees.
After a half-century in show business, dancer-director-choreographer Tommy Tune knows the gamut of pre-Broadway tryouts. But the process for 54 Forever that opens tonight is new for him. He is directing the world premiere musical at the University of Miami’s Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, cast with students and financed by the theater department.
The University of Miami and the Arsht Center deliver a unique and mostly convincing rendition of this tale of parental oppression and carnal repression.
All photos courtesy of the Adrienne Arsht Center Photos by Justin Namon for WorldRedEye.com
By Bill Hirschman It’s all about synergistic partnerships. The production of The House of Bernarda Alba opening Thursday in Miami is a fusion between The University of Miami and the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, between professionals and theater …