(South Florida – February 6, 2023) Gary Schweikhart, board president of the Carbonell Awards, South Florida’s Theatre & Arts Honors, today reminded college-bound high school students that the nonprofit organization is now accepting applications for its 2023 Jack Zink Memorial Student Scholarships. The deadline to apply has been extended to Monday, February 13, 2023. Since 1978, the Carbonell Awards has given out more than $120,000 in scholarships to winning applicants.
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Written by: Margaret Hall
Whatever happened to overtures? This musical theatre mystery is a hot topic, and Playbill is on a mission to uncover the answers for our readers.
Last week we hammered out how the purpose of the overture has changed throughout Broadway history. This week, Playbill met with celebrated Broadway dance arranger and music supervisor David Chase to get an expert’s perspective.
FORT LAUDERDALE – Broadway blockbusters and family theater, celebrities Antoni Porowski and Tyler Henry, and music icons David Foster and Katharine McPhee, Bobby Weir, Jim Messina, James Taylor and John Mellencamp join Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Samantha Fish, The Young Dubliners, a tribute to Johnny Cash and an evening of student-performed cabaret in an exciting line up this February at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.
I turned 25 this month. And what a crazy 25 years it’s been. 25 years made up of days I thought my world was ending to the days so good I didn’t want them to end. Years of rough patches and loss. Years of losing loved ones, learning the harsh truth of outliving people at just the age of 25. Together, those difficult years mixed with years of success and immense happiness have led me to where and who I am today.