Past Reviews

Regional Reviews: Florida - Southern


2016-2017 Theatre Season

Actors Playhouse | Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts | African American Performing Arts Community Theatre | Andrews Living Arts Studio | Arts Garage | Broward Center for the Performing Arts | Broward Stage Door Theatre | City Theatre | Coral Springs Center for the Arts | The Delray Beach Playhouse | Empire Stage | Entr'acte Theatrix | Evening Star Productions | Gablestage | Island City Stage | Kravis Center for the Performing Arts | M Ensemble Company | Mad Cat Theatre Company | Main Street Players | Maltz Jupiter Theatre | Marquee Theatre Company | Miami Acting Company | Miami Theater Center | MNM Productions | Naked Stage | Outré Theatre Company | Palm Beach Dramaworks | Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts | The Playgroup, LLC | Red Barn Theatre | Showtime Performing Arts Theatre | Slow Burn Theatre Company | Theatre Lab | Theatre XP | Thinking Cap Productions | The Vanguard | Waterfront Playhouse | West Boca Theatre Company | The Wick Theatre | Zoetic |


Actors Playhouse
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables FL 33134 305-444-9293

The Book Club Play
By Karen Zacarias
May 13, 2015 - June 7, 2015

Unnecessary Farce
By Paul Slade Smith
July 15, 2015 - August 9, 2015

The Toxic Avenger
Music & lyrics by David Bryan
Book & lyrics by Joe DiPietro
October 14, 2015 - November 8, 2015

The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge
By Mark Brown
December 2, 2015 - December 27, 2015

West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Arthur Laurents
January 27, 2016 - February 21, 2016

Sondheim on Sondheim
Music by Stephen Sondheim
March 16 - April 3, 2016

The Tin Woman
By Sean Grennan
May 11, 2016 - June 5, 2016

Buyer & Cellar
By Jonathan Tolins
July 13, 2016 - August 7, 2016

Million Dollar Quartet
Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux
October 19, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Carousel
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
February 1, 2017 - February 26, 2017

All The Way
By Robert Schenkkan
March 22, 2017 - April 9, 2017

It Shoulda Been You
Book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove
Music by Barbara Anselmi
May 17, 2017 - June 4, 2017


Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 305-949-6722

TBA


African American Performing Arts Community Theatre
African Heritage Cultural Arts Center in the Wendell Narcisse Performing Arts Theater, 6161 NW 22 nd Ave. Miami FL 305-763-2360

TBA


Andrews Living Arts Studio
23 NW 5th St., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301 954-530-1879

TBA


Arts Garage
180 NE 1st St., Delray Beach, FL

TBA


Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Rent
20th Anniversary Tour
Music and lyrics by Jonathan Larson
October 7, 2016 - October 9, 2016

Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Douglas Carter Beane
December 13, 2016 - December 25, 2016

Cabaret
Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb
Book by Joe Masteroff
January 10, 2017 - January 22, 2017

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glen Slater and Howard Ashman
Book by Dough Wright
February 22, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Something Rotten!
Music and lyrics by Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick
Book by John O'Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick
March 21, 2017 - April 2, 2017

Matilda the Musical
Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin
Book by Dennis Kelly
April 25, 2017 - May 7, 2017

Mamma Mia!
Music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
Book by Catherine Johnson
May 19, 2017 - May 21, 2017

Finding Neverland
Music by Gary Barlow, lyrics by Eliot Kennedy and Gary Barlow
Book by James Graham
June 13, 2017 - June 25, 2017


Broward Stage Door Theatre
8036 W. Sample Road, Coral Springs FL 33065 954-344-7765

The Soul of Motor City
Musical Revue
June 10, 2016 - July 17, 2016

Present Laughter
By Noel Coward
July 8, 2016 - August 14, 2016

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Blame It On The Movies!
Conceived by Billy Barnes, Ron Abel and David Galligan
August 5, 2016 - September 18, 2016

Swing! Swing! Swing!
Music and Dance
October 7, 2016 - November 20, 2016

Sweet Charity
Music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Book by Neil Simon
November 4, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Vegas, 2016 - A Night On The Strip
Musical
December 9, 2016 - January 22, 2017

The Most Happy Fella
Book, music and lyrics by Frank Loesser
December 30, 2017 - February 5, 2017

The Bris, The Bar Mitzvah & Beyond
By David Jay Bernstein
February 10, 2017 - March 26, 2017

The Kid From Brooklyn: The Danny Kaye Story
By Mark Childers and Peter J. Loewy
February 24, 2017 - April 29, 2017

No Way To Treat A Lady
Book, music and lyrics by Douglas J. Cohen
April 4, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Social Security
By Andrew Bergman
June 16, 2017 - July 30, 2017

Minnie's Boys
Music by Larry Grossman, lyrics by Hal Hackady
Book by Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher
June 30, 2017 - August 6, 2017


City Theatre
444 Brickell Avenue, #229, Miami, Florida
305-755-9401

Summer Shorts
June 2, 2016 - July 3. 2016

CityWrights
June 23, 2016 - June 26, 2016

Shorts Gone Wild
August - September 2016


Coral Springs Center for the Arts
2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065

TBA


The Delray Beach Playhouse
950 NW 9th Street, Delray Beach 561-272-1281

TBA


Empire Stage
1140 N Flagler Drive, Ft Lauderdale 954678-1496

Silence of the Clams
By Jamie Morris
March 31, 2016 - April 24, 2016

Party
By David Dillon
May 18, 2016 - June 12, 2016

No Exit
Jean-Paul Satre
June 16, 2016 - June 26, 2016

Gilligan's Fire Island
By Jamie Morris
July 14, 2016 - August 14, 2016


Entr'acte Theatrix

TBA


Evening Star Productions
3333 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, FL 33431 561-447-8829

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)[revised]
By Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
June 17, 2016 - June 26, 2016

Gutenberg! The Musical
By Scott Brown and Anthony King
September 15, 2016 - October 2, 2016

See Rock City and Other Destinations
Book and lyrics by Adam Mathias
Music by Brad Alexander
January 12, 2016 - January 27, 2017

Waiting For Godot
By Samuel Beckett
April 20, 2017 - May 7, 2017


Gablestage
1220 Anastasia Avenue Coral Gables FL 33134

Casa Valentina
By Harvey Fierstein
May 30, 2015 - June 28, 2015

I'll Eat You Last (A Chat with Sue Mengers)
By John Logan
August 1, 2015 - August 30, 2015

The Night Alive
By Connor McPherson
October 3, 2015 - November 1, 2015

Constellations
By Nick Payne
November 21, 2015 - December 20, 2015

It's Only A Play
By Terrence McNally
January 23, 2016 - February 24, 2016

A Minister's Wife
Based on Candida By George Bernard Shaw
March 26, 2016 - April 24, 2016

The Royale
By Marco Ramirez
May 28, 2016 - June 26, 2016

Stalking The Bogeyman
By Markus Potter
July 30, 2016 - August 28, 2016

Hand To God
By Robert Askins
October 1, 2016 - October 30, 2016


Island City Stage
2304 Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL 954-678-1496

The Little Dog Laughed
by Douglas Carter Beane
April 16, 2015 - May 17, 2015

Daniel's Husband
Michael McKeever
May 28, 2015 - June 28, 2015

Shorts Gone Wild 3
Short Play Festival
August 6, 2015 - September 6, 2015

Angry Fags
By Topher Payne
November 12, 2015 - December 13, 2015

Daniel's Husband
By Michael McKeever
November 28, 2015 - December 20, 2015

Who Killed Joan Crawford?
By Michael Leeds
January 14, 2016 - February 14, 2016

The Submission
By Jeff Talbott
April 7, 2016 - May 8, 2016

Feeding the Bear
By Michael Aman
June 2, 2016 - July 3, 2016

Son
By James L. Beller
November 10, 2016 - December 11, 2016

The First Step - Diary 0f a Sex Addict
By Michael Leeds
January 12, 2017 - February 12, 2017

Perfect Arrangement
By Topher Payne
April 6, 2017 - May 7, 2017

The Goldberg Variations
By Stuart Meltzer
June 15, 2017 - July 16, 2017

Shorts Gone Wild
August 17, 2017 - September 10, 2017


Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33401

TBA


M Ensemble Company
12320 W. Dixie Highway, North Miami FL 33168 305-895-8955

TBA


Mad Cat Theatre Company
9816 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami Shores, FL

The Flick
By Annie Baker
May 26, 2016 - June 12, 2016


Main Street Players
6766 Main St., Miami Lakes, FL 33014

Water by the Spoonful
By Quiara Alegria Hudes
February 5, 2016 - February 28, 2016

Stage Kiss
By Sarah Ruhl
April 22, 2016 - May 15, 2016

Songs for a New World
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
July 22, 2016 - August 7, 2016

The Pot
By Glenn Hutchinson
September 25, 2015 - October 18, 2015

Clybourne Park
By Bruce Norris
September 30, 2016 - October 23, 2016


Maltz Jupiter Theatre
1001 E. Indiantown Rd., Jupiter FL 33020 561-575-2223

The Mousetrap
By Agatha Christie
October 25, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Billy Elliot The Musical
Music is by Elton John
Book and lyrics by Lee Hall
December 1, 2015 - December 20, 2015

The Will Rogers Follies
Music by Cy Coleman, Book by Peter Stone
Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
January 12, 2016 - January 31, 2016

Frost/Nixon
By Peter Morgan
February 7, 2016 - February 21, 2016

Kiss Me, Kate
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Book by Samuel and Bella Spewack
March 8, 2016 - March 27, 2016

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The Audience
By Peter Morgan
October 23, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Me and My Girl
Music by Noel Gay,
Lyrics and book by Douglas Furber and L. Arthur Rose
November 29, 2016 - December 18, 2016

The Producers
Music and lyrics by Mel Brooks
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan
January 10, 2017 - January 29, 2017

Disgraced
By Ayad Akhtar
February 12, 2017 - February 26, 2017

Gypsy
Music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Arthur Laurents
March 21, 2016 - April 9, 2017


Marquee Theatre Company
West Boca Performing Arts Center (on the campus of West Boca High School)

Fiddler on the Roof
Music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Book by Joseph Stein
September 30, 2016 - October 9, 2016

Dreamgirls
Music by Henry Krieger
Lyrics and book by Tom Eyen
January 21, 2017 - January 29, 2017

Legally Blonde
Music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Book by Heather Hach
May 6, 2017 - May 14, 2017


Miami Acting Company
Pinecrest Gardens' Banyan Bowl, located at 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest, FL 33156 786-573-5300

TBA


Miami Theater Center
9806 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33738 305-751-9550

Brookdale
By Lazaro Godoy
June 10, 2016 - June 25, 2016


MNM Productions
Rinker Playhouse at Kravis Center, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach
561-722-4258

TBA


Naked Stage
522 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
866-811-4111

TBA


Outré Theatre Company
Broward center for the Performing Arts 201 SW Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale

The Normal Heart
By Larry Kramer
September 22, 2016 - October 9, 2016

The Who's Tommy
By Peter Townshend and Des McNuff
December 1, 2016 - December 18, 2016


Palm Beach Dramaworks
201 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 561-514-4042

1776
Music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards
Book by Peter Stone
July 1, 2016 - July 24, 2016

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The Night of the Iguana
By Tennessee Williams
October 14, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Tru
By Jay Presson Allen
December 2, 2016 - January 1, 2017

Collected Stories
By Donald Margulies
February 3, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Arcadia
By Tom Stoppard
March 31, 2017 - April 30, 2017

The Cripple of Inishmaan
By Martin McDonagh
May 19, 2017 - June 18, 2017


Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts
17195 Sheridan St., Pembroke Pines, FL 954-437-4884

TBA


The Playgroup, LLC
Willow Theatre at Sugar Sand Park Community Center, 300 S. Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL
561-347-3948

Disney's The Little Mermaid
Book by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater
July 8, 2016 - August 7, 2016


Red Barn Theatre
319 Duval St., Key West, FL 305-296-9911

TBA


Showtime Performing Arts Theatre
503 SE Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton FL 561-394-2626

Oh What a Night
Tribute to The Jersey Boys
July 31, 2016 - August 9, 2016


Slow Burn Theatre Company
Broward Center for the Performing Arts 201 SW Fifth Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Little Shop of Horrors
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics and Book by Howard Ashman
June 5, 2015 - June 28, 2015

Big Fish
Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Book by John August
October 22, 2015 - November 8, 2015

Dogfight
Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Book by Peter Duchan
November 12, 2015 - November 29, 2015

Romance/Romance
Book and lyrics by Barry Harman
Music by Keith Herrmann
February 11, 2016 - March 6, 2016

Violet
Book by Brian Crawley
Music by Jeanine Tesori and Lyrics by Brian Crawley
February 21, 2016 - March 7, 2016

Spring Awakening
Music by Duncan Sheik
Book and lyrics by Steven Sater
March 17, 2016 - April 3, 2016

Heathers: The Musical
Music, lyrics, and a book by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy
June 9, 2016 - June 26, 2016

The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by James Lapine
October 20, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Titanic
Music and lyrics by Maury Yeston
Book by Peter Stone
January 16, 2017 - February 5, 2017

Big River
Book by William Hauptman
Music and lyrics by Roger Miller
March 16, 2017 - April 2, 2017

Aida
Music by Elton John, Lyrics by Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, and David Henry Hwang
April 20, 2017 - May 5, 2017


Theatre Lab
Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Rd., Boca Raton, FL, 561-297-6124

The Three Sisters of Weehawken
By Deborah Zoe Laufer
October 21, 2016 - November 6, 2016

This Random World
By Steven Dietz
December 2, 2016 - December 18, 2016

Motherland
By Allison Gregory
January 27, 2017 - February 12, 2017


Theatre XP
1408 Duncan St., Key West, FL 33040 302-540-6102

TBA


Thinking Cap Productions
1501 S. Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 813-220-1546

Or,
By Liz Duffy Adams
February 19, 2016 - March 5, 2016

The Realistic Joneses
By Will Eno
May 5, 2016 - May 22, 2016

A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney
By Lucas Hnath
September 9, 2016 - September 25, 2016

Mud
By Maria Irene Fornes
October 20, 2016 - November 6, 2016


The Vanguard
1501 S. Andrews Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316 813-220-1546

An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein
March 24, 2016 - April 3, 2016

Parallel Lives
June 16, 2016 - June 28, 2016

Holiday Originals
December 1, 2016 - December 12, 2016


Waterfront Playhouse
312 Wall St, Key West, FL 33040 305-294-5015

It's Only a Play
By Terrence McNally December 13, 2016 - January 7, 2017

The Trip to Bountiful
By Horton Foote
January 24, 2016 - February 11, 2017

Avenue Q
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez
Book by Jeff Whitty
February 28, 2017 - March 25, 2017

Good People
By David Lindsay-Abaire
April 12, 2017 - April 29, 2017

Forever Plaid
By Stuart Ross
Directed By Cameron Murray
May 10, 2017 - May 27, 2017


West Boca Theatre Company
9801 Donna Klein Boulevard, Boca Raton , FL 33428 561- 852-5043

TBA


The Wick Theatre
7901 North Federal Highway, Boca Raton, Florida 561-995-2333

Forever Plaid
By Stuart Ross
June 30, 2016 - July 24, 2016

Fever: A Tribute to Peggy Lee
July 15, 2016

They're Playing Our Song
Music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Book by Neil Simon
October 13, 2016 - November 6, 2016

Sister Act
Music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Glenn Slater
Book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner, and Douglas Carter Beane
November 25, 2016 - December 23, 2016

West Side Story
Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by Arthur Laurents
January 12, 2017 - February 19, 2017

Guys and Dolls
Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser
Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows
March 9, 2017 - April 9, 2017

Beehive - The '60s Musical
Created by Larry Gallagher
April 20, 2016 - May 14, 2017


Zoetic
7545 SW 54th Court, Miami, FL 33143 954-235-6208

After
By Michael McKeever
October 27, 2016 - November 13, 2016

Sunday in the Park with George
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine
January 19, 2017 - February 12, 2017

¡Fuácata!
or A Latina's Guide to Surviving the Universe
By Elena María García and Stuart Meltzer
February 18, 2017 - March 14, 2017

The Caretaker
By Harold Pinter
March 30, 2017 - April 16, 2017

Please note that dates may change unexpectedly - always check with the theater before making plans.


Updated 6/28/16. Changes/Corrections can be emailed to John Lariviere


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