More than Broadway: The Public

Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton," photo by Joan Marcus.

Production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Hamilton,” detail of a photo by Joan Marcus. By PAM HARBAUGH Most of you culture vultures out there love taking trips to New York City to hit as many Broadway shows as possible. That’s a good thing. But why not extend your stay and widen your focus to consider the...

nFOCUS: Steven Heron and ‘Parade’

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By PAM HARBAUGH I am starting a new video series for BrevardCulture.com. It’s called “nFOCUS.” The series will include discussions with area artists about their work. First up is Steven Heron, who discusses his direction of the Titusville Playhouse production of “Parade.” When I wrote for the paper, I yearned to do a series...

VIDEO Preview: ‘Cry-Baby the Musical’

Cry Baby photo by Dana Niemeier

Photo by Dana Niemeier Here’s a link to the video for Cry-Baby the Musical at the Henegar Center. Click here. To read my review, click here or just jump over to the “theater” section of this website. The show runs May 15 to 31 at the Henegar Center, 625 E. New Haven Ave., Melbourne....

Whadda Deal! Mad Cow Discount Tickets

By PAM HARBAUGH THIS SALE ENDS MIDNIGHT TONIGHT, Wednesday May 13, 2015. So I’ve been beating this Mad Cow Theatre drum for a while now. Here’s an offer you can’t refuse: $18 tickets to the four Mad Cow shows still remaining in their season. That’s up to 50 percent off!! The remaining shows are:...

Brevard Symphony Orchestra plans Powerhouse 2015/2016

Terrence Girard at Ludwig van Beethoven. Photo by Dana Niemeier.

Terrence Girard at Ludwig van Beethoven. Photo by Dana Niemeier. By PAM HARBAUGH With Beethoven and Mahler book-ending a 2015/2016 schedule, the Brevard Symphony Orchestra is well positioned to give us a powerhouse season, designed to make every concert “an event.” “If I had to choose one word to describe the…season I would choose...

Review: Cocoa Village Playhouse ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Jeffrey Hoy in Cocoa Village Playhouse productionof 'Fiddler on the Roof,' photo by Goforth Photography

Jeffrey Hoy as Tevye in Cocoa Village Playhouse’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof.’ Photo by Goforth Photography. By PAM HARBAUGH With the world changing all about him, a father’s love remains the only constant in Cocoa Village Playhouse’s good-natured and very long production of “Fiddler on the Roof.” In case you’ve been in a coma...

Review: Titusville Playhouse’s ‘Parade’

Cast of ‘Parade’ at Titusville Playhouse. By PAM HARBAUGH Antisemitism and corruption collide into Titusville Playhouse’s spellbinding and artful production of the modern musical, “Parade.” Wait. Don’t start thinking clowns and jugglers and people on floats. This is an unsettling drama and the title is ironic. The music is frequently minor and not especially...

BrevardCulture in American Theatre magazine podcast

David Ryan Smith and Conrad Schott with cast of "The Glory of the World." Photo by Bill Brymer.

David Ryan Smith and Conrad Schott with cast of “The Glory of the World.” Photo by Bill Brymer. By PAM HARBAUGH So by now you must all know how crazy I am for the annual Humana Festival of New American Plays. It’s always such an exciting experience for any theater nerd. I got to...