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Marco Ramirez’s Ferocious Propulsive The Royale Roars Through GableStage
Audiences will relish the superb GableStage production of The Royale — Miami native Marco Ramirez’s insightful pile-driving play about boxing, celebrity, racism, race relations and personal responsibility.
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McCraney’s Streamlined Hamlet Embraces The Music of the Bard
The miracle of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s streamlined Hamlet at GableStage is that even after surgically slicing two-thirds of the script, the result remains not only effective theater but pure if distilled Shakespeare. It honors the music of the Bard’s language, but places an equal premium on actors communicating a line’s meaning rather than being mindlessly captive to the poetry.