Enjoy An Unforgettable Arts Event At ‘Make The Leap!’

If any South Floridians want to enjoy a truly unique cultural experience this weekend, they shouldn’t look any further than a multidisciplinary arts showcase known as “Make The Leap” This night of film, poetry, and music will commence at 7:30 this evening at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, and, thanks to the generous support of Broward County Cultural Division and Pompano Beach Arts, your attendance will be 100 percent free!

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A.I.-Scripted Stories, and a Counterpoint, Take the Stage Off Broadway

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Written by: Laura Collins-Hughes

“Prometheus Firebringer” and “Bioadapted” test the waters, while the abstract “Psychic Self Defense” is a warm and pulsing counterpoint.

Seated behind a plain wooden table, the theater maker Annie Dorsen is not costumed to catch our gaze, or lit dramatically. In the performance-lecture that is her A.I.-focused show “Prometheus Firebringer,” at the Polonsky Shakespeare Center in Brooklyn, you might assume she’d be the boring part.

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Inspiring Young Playwrights of Tomorrow at Theatre Lab FAU

Prolific playwright Stephen Brown may be heading toward his late thirties, but he looks at least a decade younger and has managed to retain incredible knowledge of and insights into all the angst and anger of teen and preteen life. Whether his plays revolve around the actions and passions of a troubled young boy or girl, they always ring true, inciting gasps of recognition from his audience. 

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Jordan Fisher, Charity Angél Dawson, Adam Pascal, More Set for Free Broadway Forever Concerts

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Written by: Andrew Gans

Cabaret & Concert News

The concerts, also featuring stars from & Juliet, Harmony, Here Lies Love, and more, will be held in Manhattan and the Bronx.

Broadway Forever, a series of free pop-up concerts and community service opportunities, will return for a second year with events in Manhattan and the Bronx.

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Four Fierce Female Figures Take the Stage In Femuscripts’ First Full-Length

While you may have heard of manuscripts before, you may not yet have heard of Femuscripts. This unique theatrical company with a punny name is one that was initially conceived by a group of female theatremakers who shared the goal of correcting the imbalance they’d observed in the fact that plays written by men are produced significantly more often than plays written by women. 

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Pulitzer Prizes Expand Eligibility to Noncitizens

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Written by: Alexandra Alter

The jury for the memoir category had raised concerns that the citizenship requirement was excluding a large part of American culture.

The board that administers the Pulitzer Prizes announced on Tuesday that it would expand eligibility for the awards to authors, playwrights and composers who are not U.S. citizens.

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