The Miami City Ballet (MCB) expects to welcome in-person audiences back to its three home performance stages in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties this fall as it cautiously, but confidently announces its 2021-22 “Sunshine in Motion” dance season.
To most performers, receiving a coveted Actors’ Equity Association union card means one has truly arrived as a professional. It’s a rite of passage, a privilege and an honor, proving to the world you’ve earned your stripes and your rightful place in the pantheon of performers. However, actually making a living as a member of AEA, especially outside of New York City, all too often comes with some startling realities that turn the sweet accomplishment of owning that union card into onerous burdens it can strap onto an actor’s career.
Just over a half-century since its 1967 inception, the 1,100-seat Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale is now in the final stages of an ambitious $30 million renovation project that began a little over two years ago. With the grand reopening, the venue will also change its name to simply, The Parker.
When we share stories of our cultures and those we have lost, it reminds the world of the struggles people have faced that have been swept under the rug throughout history.
How do you do theatre when it’s next to impossible for people to gather safely? It’s a question that has vexed theatremakers worldwide as they’ve searched for ways to make ends meet and satisfy their urge to create despite the raging pandemic that has stifled stages worldwide.
To say that it’s been a challenging year for the theatre may be a rather profound understatement. But as we head into the 2021-2022 season, things are slowly making their way to something closer to normal, and South Florida theatre is gradually kicking back into gear.
On March 18, 1990, at 1:18 am, 1/2 billion dollars worth of irreplaceable artwork was stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and hasn’t been seen since.
For some women in theatre, even the decision to become mothers may be a complicated one.