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Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach opened its 50th season with Butterflies Are Free, a charming romantic comedy harkening back to the years of the theater’s beginning. While it may not be the big-name musical with which Riverside usually launches a season, it’s a frothy of-its-time favorite with appealing characters and plenty of laughs.
After its January re-opening production of Carousel was cut short by Covid, the Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach re-re-opened its season on May 10 with a splendid production of Almost Heaven: John Denver’s America. This show’s Opening Night audience was clearly stoked to be back in the theatre after so long and embraced the performance with heartfelt affection.
The big, emotion-charged music of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel welcomes audience, actors and artists back to Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach.
Something unexpected is on Riverside Theatre’s mainstage: A straight play. That’s right, no big box office-guaranteed lavish, toe-tapping musical Instead, patrons are getting well-developed characters, witty banter, heart-rending confrontations and the satisfaction of a good play well done in Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers.
Face it. Resistance is useless when it comes to enjoying The 39 Steps. Any theater worth its comic salt will plunge head long into this madcap Hitchcock parody — Vero Beach’s Riverside Theatre included.
Riverside Theatre puts a new shine on old tropes in its snappy and vibrant production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Riverside Theatre hits the mark for a designated demographic with its season opener, Beehive – The 60s Musical. The show is a musical revue of songs from the 1960s made popular by girl groups such as The Supremes and The Shirelles and iconic female voices like Tina Turner, Aretha Franklin and Janis Joplin.
The snappy, bubblegum musical Legally Blonde has come to energetic life at Riverside Theatre, bringing laughs to the unjaded and knocking at the heart of the weary.
Riverside Theatre turns down the volume and ratchets up the intellect in its production of Ghost-Writer, performing now on the Waxlax Stage.
You’ll be hard pressed to find a more energetic and exquisitely directed production of My Fair Lady than that on stage now at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. This production is a theatrical feast serving up humor, strong performances, lusty choreography, impeccable elegance and music that tests the audience’s will to behave.