As if life hasn’t been difficult enough with the 20-month lockdown we endured due to the COVID-19 pandemic and additional stresses from the Delta strain that followed, now area theaters and their audiences are bracing for what challenges the new Omicron variant of this insidious virus will bring.
If you’re looking for some holiday oriented South Florida Theater fare this season, there’s no better place to start than with “Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol,” starring British actor Colin McPhillamy and playing at the Adrienne Arsht Center’s Carnival Studio Theater from Dec. 2-19.
Franne Lee’s deep and rewarding dive into the world of costume design began when she was an art major at the University of Wisconsin.
If you grew up boogeying down to the music of the Me Decade, you’ll agree “Streakin’! Thru the 70s” is a far-out musical revue that’ll get your groove on and help you to party hearty.
Mary Shelley’s classic will get a fresh take in the South Florida premiere of Nick Dear’s theatrical adaptation of “Frankenstein,” which kicks off Zoetic Stage’s 10th season as part of the Arsht Center’s Theater Up Close series, taking place at the Carnival Studio Theater from Oct. 14-31.
October 2 marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic, untimely death of music director Paul Reekie, 48, whose South Florida theatre legacy of about 15 years’ worth of work on dozens of area musicals, concerts and cabaret shows came to a sad end following an accident in his Boca Raton home.
Jeff Kiltie, president of the Carbonell Awards, recently announced R. Kent Chambers-Wilson, a long-time Carbonell judge, has been promoted to the position of Carbonell Coordinator for the 2021-2022 theater season.
Winston Churchill is arguably the most significant figure of the 20th century and British actor and playwright David Payne’s one-man show, “Churchill,” celebrates not only his accomplishments, but the man himself. The show will play four performances at Delray Beach Playhouse and Mizner Park Cultural Center on Oct. 2 and 3, respectively.
It’s much like the penultimate scene in a sci-fi movie. At just the moment you think you’ve beaten the coronavirus and are on the verge of getting back to some semblance of a normal life, a new strain emerges to pull you back down into the thick of the fight.
Jessie Dez might never have arrived on the South Florida entertainment scene if not for a disastrous event that nearly took her sister’s life.