When the Stage Harnesses the Power of the Movies

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Written by: Alissa Wilkinson

Adaptations of films will be a factor at the Tonys this year. Surprisingly the best of these shows are not always the most faithful. A passing glance at this year’s Tony nominations might trick a glancer into thinking the wrong artistic medium has crept onto the list. Among the nominees are “The Notebook,” “The Outsiders” and “Days of Wine and Roses,” based on three movies: a 2004 Nicholas Sparks romance, a 1983 coming-of-age crime drama directed by Francis Ford Coppola and a 1962 Blake Edwards melodrama about alcoholism. (They were, in turn, based on best-selling novels and a TV play.)

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Les Misérables – The world’s most popular musical returns to the Arsht Center

 Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISÉRABLES (@lesmizus), are currently on sale for its upcoming Miami engagement at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter),  June 18-23, 2024. LES MISÉRABLES closes the 2023-2024 Broadway in Miami season presented by the Adrienne Arsht Center and Broadway Across America (@bwayamerica).

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Tony Awards Nominations 2024: The Complete List

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Written by: Rachel Sherman

Nominations for the 77th Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday. Here’s who made the list. The Tony Awards nominators didn’t have much time. This year, in a crush of openings, 12 Broadway shows opened in the nine days before the eligibility deadline. (To qualify, a Broadway show must have opened between April 28, 2023, and April 25, 2024.)

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Flurries & Firebirds: Miami City Ballet’s “Winter Mix”

Among its annual programming, Miami City Ballet is currently showing “Winter Mix,” a medley of four ballets, ranging from contemporary works to a famous Balanchine-choreographed piece, premiering first at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, then the Arsht Center in Miami, with the finale happening this weekend at the Broward Center in Ft. Lauderdale. With its wide range, “Winter Mix” has a little something for every type of viewer. South Florida Theater Magazine caught the performance at the Kravis Center, and it was a delightful showcase of the form.

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Famed tenor Anthony Nunziata welcomes holidays with vibrant Christmas Concert at Arts Garage Dec. 22

Everybody knows, of course, that Santa Claus is coming to town. 

But before the chubby, benevolent bearded guy embarks on his worldwide toy distribution journey on Christmas Eve, renowned Italian-American tenor Anthony Nunziata will visit South Florida to deliver his own holiday “present” — an “Italian Christmas Concert” at the Arts Garage in downtown Delray Beach.

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