A different kind of self portrait

Hammond Photo by Morgan Sophia Photography Jess the Mastodon and her human friends coexist in Rachel Teagle’s new play, The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons.   By AARON KRAUSE Jim Hammond’s “self-portrait” doesn’t quite resemble him. After all, the work of art stands about nine-and-a-half-feet tall. And it measures roughly 12-feet long...

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A Mastodon not easily forgotten

Photo by Morgan Sophia Photography Jess the Mastodon and her human friends coexist in Rachel Teagle’s new play, The Impracticality of Modern-Day Mastodons.   By AARON KRAUSE Our roughly nine-and-a-half-foot tall heroine lumbers across the stage. Then, she settles into a chair in a vocational advisor’s office. Not long after,...

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‘Fuacata’ is timely, touching, and humorous at Actors’ Playhouse

Photo courtesy of Chris Headshots Elena Maria Garcia (above) portrays more than a dozen characters in Fuacata!: Or, a Latina’s Guide to Surviving the Universe.   By AARON KRAUSE Listening to and rooting for a “Super Latina Super Hero” might strengthen resolve during a time when Cubans are openly demonstrating...

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Details revealed about Maltz Jupiter Theatre’s upcoming season

The following is a look at the shows that Maltz Jupiter Theatre will feature in its 2021/22 season. Jersey Boys Jan. 11 – 30 at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium  Performed outdoors live at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, this much-anticipated musical features a touching story, emotional scenes and a score spanning...

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Broadway is back in Boca

  Musical hits such as Mamma Mia, Gypsy, and Damn Yankees make up the Wick Theatre’s 2021-22 season, which opens on Oct. 7. In addition to Broadway musicals, the Wick has scheduled cabaret shows and special events throughout the year. Ticket prices range from $75 to $115. You can buy...

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Main Street Players presents strong world premiere of intense ‘Wolf and Badger’

Photo courtesy of Olimac Media Landon (Brandon Hoffman, middle) tries to impart a message to his half-brother, Maddox (Joshua Lyons) as Landon’s ex-girlfriend, Ainsley (Melissa Bibliowicz) looks on disgustedly.   By AARON KRAUSE  Wolf and Badger, a taut, intense drama receiving a mostly strong world premiere production at the professional...

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GableStage’s upcoming season announced

Photo courtesy of Magnus Stark GableStage’s new producing artistic director, Bari Newport, will dive into  the 2021-22 season with a special event in October.     By AARON KRAUSE When GableStage rehearses Arthur Miller’s The Price in preparation for opening the recently announced 2021-2022 season, new producing artistic director Bari...

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Award winning actor inhabits more than 20 characters in one-performer show

Photo courtesy of Elena Maria Garcia Elena Maria Garcia plays a variety of characters in her one-performer show By AARON KRAUSE By her admission, Elena Maria Garcia is the type of person who will easily complete 10 tasks if someone designates that many for her. So, it is not entirely...

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Perhaps you’ve never heard of this ‘Cowboy.’

Photo courtesy of Christa Ingraham Theater artist Layon Gray directs and stars as deputy U.S. marshal Bass Reeves in M Ensemble’s Cowboy.   By AARON KRAUSE If I don’t tell the stories, who will? It’s not just a rhetorical question but an attitude through which multi award-winning theater artist Layon...

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Broadway series coming to Lauderhill

  Live, in-person theater will return to the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center in 2022. Specifically, patrons can look forward to a professional, three-show series next year. Those musicals are Grease, Sister Act, and Guys and Dolls. They will comprise the inaugural Broadway at LPAC series at the Lauderhill Performing Arts...

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