Lyssa Oberkreser

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  • 9 years ago | Stage

    King Lear: Aaron Spelling certainly injected Shakespearean ambition into his glittering prime-time soap operas — Melrose Place was a total tragicomedy — but here's a theatrical mashup we never could have envisioned: Ted Lange starring in...

  • 9 years ago | Stage

    Mr. Marmalade: Teetering on the edge of reality, Noah Haidle's play takes you to the playground of make-believe for emotionally disturbed children. Yes, four-year-old Lucy's imaginary friend is a bipolar coke addict who also has a personal assista...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Not long after noon on June 11 at the Playwright Irish Pub in South Beach, the predominantly pro-American crowd was silent. It had nothing to root for in this opening round of World Cup action. A flat-footed Team USA was unraveling against the Cze...

  • 9 years ago | Longform

    Just before dawn on May 13 — a full-moon Saturday — John Williams, a popular 31-year-old bouncer at the Washington Avenue nightclub Mansion, was stabbed in the heart while trying to break up a fight. He died at 5:26 a.m. on the sidewalk ...

  • For young ravers, Richie Hawtin is a great DJ for supplying rhythms to roll to. With arms spread and glowsticks twirling, the world is lost in his smooth and tripnotic techno beats. But true fans of Hawtin — and his alter ego Plastikman —...

  • 9 years ago

    Eighteen years is a long time for anything — or anyone — to stick around in Miami. Artists come and go; structures are built and torn down; businesses launch and then go bankrupt. But for something as awkward and funky as teenage dramano...