Tag Archives: Melissa Ann Hubicsak

The Taming of the Shrew at Thinking Cap Theatre

By Jan Sjostrom Is William Shakespeare’s bawdy comedy The Taming of the Shrew misogynistic or is it a forward-looking romp powered by strong women? That’s a question Thinking Cap Theatre takes up in its re-imagining of the play in its production …

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Sweet Goats & Blueberry Señoritas a Tasty Debut at Actors Playhouse

By Raquel V. Reyes Richard Blanco’s and Vanessa Garcias’ Sweet Goats & Blueberry Señoritas is steeped in Cubanisms that will delight Miami audiences. The 90-minute play runs through Dec. 3rd at Actor’s Playhouse at the Miricale Theatre in Coral Gables. …

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New Theatre’s World Premiere Footprints Is Earnest But Awkward History Lesson

The world premiere of Miamian Sandra Riley’s badly flawed Footprints at New Theatre clearly establishes the playwright’s deep love and extensive research into the early history of South Florida and the efforts of a real-life married couple to preserve its natural wonders over 35 years. But theater is not a history lesson, even when taught through the lives of loving creative souls who encourage each other’s dreams.

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Women Playing Hamlet Wryly Examines An Actor’s Inner Life

For such a very funny play, the world premiere of Women Playing Hamlet at New Theatre digs deeply into that alchemical process when an actor draws on their own life experience to create a creature nearly impossible to discern as a character in a play on a stage.

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