‘VENUS IN FUR’ Steaming Up the Henegar

Shanise Jordan and Zack Roundy in the Henegar’s studio theater production of “Venus in Fur.” Photos by Dana Niemeier Photography. By PAM HARBAUGH Okay…right out front…disclaimer: This post is filled to the brim with conflict of interest. But now that I got that out of the way, I hope you see...

GET OUT! Feb. 5 – 7, 2016 plus VIDEO

By PAM HARBAUGH Before we get started on all the theater offerings, I want to make sure you know about a sweet, unplugged, easy going free concert being served up by the Brass Quintet of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra. The quintet will perform from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6,...

MCT Play Reading ‘MURDERERS’

From a previous MCT public reading — “Third” by Wendy Wasserstein. By PAM HARBAUGH Melbourne Civic Theatre presents its next play reading at 2 p.m. Saturday with Jeffrey Hatchers’ dark comedy “Murderers.” The play comprises three vignettes, all set in a Florida golfing retirement community, where diabolical plans result in three...

REVIEW: ‘CATS’ at Cocoa Village Playhouse

“Cats” at Cocoa Village Playhouse. Photo by Goforth Photography By PAM HARBAUGH Cocoa Village Playhouse fills its stage to the brim and beyond with a thoroughly entertaining production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s groundbreaking show, “Cats.” Rather than a musical with storyline, conflict, plot-driven music et al, “Cats” is more of a...

GET OUT! Jan. 29 – 31, 2016

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By PAM HARBAUGH Brevard has a ton of live theater from stem to stern. Most of the shows have already opened; but, opening tonight, there’s one that people have been anticipating — “Cats.” And on Sunday, another one “Smokey Joe’s Cafe,” finishes its run. OPENING AND CLOSING WEEKENDS “CATS” the Andrew...

REVIEW: ‘Guys and Dolls’ at Surfside

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Becky Behl-Hill and Jack Maloney as Adelaide and Nathan Detroit in Surfside Players’ production of “Guys and Dolls” By PAM HARBAUGH Surfside Playhouse’s production of “Guys and Dolls,” reminds us why this wonderful show deserves to be one of American musical theater’s classics…and it also reminds us why Brevard community theater...

REVIEW: ‘THE UNDERPANTS’ showing at MCT

Above, from left Doug Sontag, Tori Terhune; below, from left, Pete Jacobsen, Glenn ‘Kraz’ Krasny in Melbourne Civic Theatre’s “The Underpants.” BREAKING NEWS — MCT has just added a performance 2 p.m. Feb. 13. The show is close to selling out completely. By PAM HARBAUGH Director Peg Girard and a cast...

AUDITIONS Jan/Feb 2016

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By PAM HARBAUGH Here’s the list of upcoming auditions in calendar order. Be sure to do those voice and diction exercises before you arrive, speak loudly and face the audience, or, in this case, the director! MELBOURNE CIVIC THEATRE will hold auditions for an adaptation of Moliere’s restoration comedy, “Tartuffe,” at...

GO WEST for Orlando Theater

By PAM HARBAUGH There are a few buzz-generating productions either already on or in the works for Orlando stages right now. Here’s a quick hit: MAD COW THEATRE: “Art,” Yasmina Reza’s smart comedy about three friends who muse over a white painting, runs through Feb. 21. Talkbacks are held after each...