The Carbonell Awards, the Tony Awards of South Florida stage, announced their 2011 nominees last night (see the full list below). Palm Beach County gleaned a whopping 43 nominations, followed by Miami-Dade's 28 and Broward's 27. But one of our own theatre troupes, the Actors' Playhouse, proved a ... More >>
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New Theatre pieces together Cooper's sprawling mess of a play
A play that generates more questions than answers isn't such a bad thing
Is Sam Shepard bogus? Why stage this play?
Put issues of cloning, birth, and exile into a womb and call it way-out theater
Unfortunately this O'Neill play still doesn't have much to say
The Hispanic theater festival is full of Cervantes
Another take on anti-gay violence in small-town U.S.A.
A decent local lineup, some standards, a few stars
No one should be, when it's done this well
You vaginas talk amongst yourselves; retch has something to say to everyone
The Play About the Baby
The Dinner Party has a hard time deciding whether it's farce or tragedy
Nilo Cruz's latest story of love, loss, family, and dislocation is more than just another tale of Cuban-American woe
Up ahead, some lights at the end of the tunnel
A lyrical ode to the life of the mind when the body begins to die
The all-female cast of Hombres explores sexuality in men's clothing; the two-person cast of The Blue Room does the same in no clothing
On a metaphorical sea, rafters become more than refugees; they are symbols of rebirth and redemption
Isn't It Romantic?
This romantic comedy gets lost in the woods for a while before finding the right path
It's not every day a proper Shakespeare fest comes to town