At 26, Area Stage Company of Miami director Giancarlo Rodaz became the youngest director to win a Carbonell Award for creating an immersive theatrical experience in his production of the musical Beauty and the Beast in 2022.
Since the biblical story of Adam and Eve, differences between men and women have been personified in many plays, as South Floridians have seen in recent years with the numerous performances of playwright Rob Becker’s “Defending the Caveman” for many decades.
Many comedians, including actor/comedian Peter Fogel, will tell you that the funniest things that make people laugh are the absurd realities that happen to all of us every day. The veteran 62-year-old Fogel from Delray Beach has struck gold with his recollection of his life as a Jewish middle-aged bachelor who has yet to marry in his one man play “Til Death Do Us Part…You First,” to be performed August 12 at 8 pm at ArtServe in Fort Lauderdale.
Actors/singers Natalie Cordone and Shawn Kilgore team to perform in the cabaret show “Vegas Baby: Hits of the Headliners” on Saturday, August 5 at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center in Aventura.
In 1994, 22-year-old actress Jodie Langel was a wannabe Broadway star, receiving positive reviews for her performances on The Great White Way in a stellar production of “Les Miserables,” followed by national Broadway in America touring productions of “Cats” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” among other musicals.
Laughs and familiar scenes of Miami were memorable in the 2023 “Summer Shorts Homegrown Edition” of eight 10 minute plays, running now through June 25 at the Carnival Studio Theater at the Adrienne Arsht Center in downtown Miami.
Two beloved South Florida Cantors, Israel Rosen of Temple Solel in Hollywood and Rachelle Nelson of Temple Israel in Miami, each will be honored for lifetime achievements by their congregations in two musical events this weekend.
The event for Rosen titled “From Broadway to The Bimah” is a Jewish traditional Friday night Shabbat service that will take place on Friday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Solel.
Dance Now Miami will showcase The Relativity of Icarus, choreographed by Gerald Arpino, as part of a two dance program along with the world premiere of Gil Altri/The Others to be performed on Thursday, May 11 at Duncan Theater in Lake Worth, Friday, May 12 at Amaturo Theater in the Broward Center For The Performing Arts in Ft. Lauderdale and on Saturday, May 13 at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center in Aventura.