Review: BOOM resonates at Theater on the Edge

Adam Minossora and Megan Raitano in BOOM at Theater on the Edge in Orlando. Photo by Marco DiGeorge By JOAN TADDIE Brevard Culture Theatre Critic Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s “Boom” heralds the timeless cycle of Alpha and Omega. Between the cataclysmic booms here on Earth is a kaleidoscope of random events where...

GET OUT! November 9 to 11

By PAM HARBAUGH Oh, procrastinators, you’re in a pickle this weekend. Three shows are closing, one is opening and a couple others are in the midst of their runs. So better get organized, the cultural community is in high gear. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations supporting Brevard...

CROWNS Set to Shine at Henegar

By PAM HARBAUGH Might need shades to watch the musical “Crowns,” opening Friday in the Henegar Center’s second floor Studio Theatre. Director Keenan Carver says the show and his cast positively shine. The 2002 musical, written by Regina Taylor and based on the book by photographer Michael Cunningham and journalist Craig...

GET OUT! November 2 to 4

By PAM HARBAUGH First of all…DON’T FORGET TO VOTE….Secondly, OMG…Thanksgiving is just around the corner. So much happening. Get to these events so you have something other than politics to talk about around the table. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: YOUNG...

Onstage with HURRICANE HELGA

By PAM HARBAUGH Oh…I’m definitely going to this one. It’s “Hurricane Helga” created and produced by the South Beach Players. And if there’s a more enthusiastic, nuttier bunch of can-do theater people around here, please let me know who they are. And, they’re pretty damn dauntless as well. Just two and...

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN comes Alive! Alive! at Surfside

By PAM HARBAUGH It’s Frahnkenschteen. No doubt, those who get that witty retort will be the first ones lining up for tickets for Surfside Playhouse’s new show opening tomorrow, “Young Frankenstein.” For the uninitiated, know that the musical is by comic genius Mel Brooks. Its zany storyline revolves around a respectable...

Up Front: Chamber Music

CALIDORE STRING QUARTET. Photo: Marco Borggreve By PAM HARBAUGH Brevard County resonates with fine musical offerings. One group which flies under the radar a lot is the Melbourne Chamber Music Society. This fine, all-volunteer organization brings in huge names in the world of chamber music. Really, you can’t get any better...

Review: Riverside Makes Magic with SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE

From left: Ian Coulter-Buford, Jamari Johnson Williams, Andre Jordan, Schyler Conaway in Riverside Theatre’s SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE. Photo by Garett Schiefer By JOAN TADDIE Brevard Culture Theatre Critic The jukebox is smokin’ at Riverside Theatre with its production of the nostalgic music revue, “Smokey Joe’s Café.” Conceived in 1995 by Stephen...

The Florida Prep Theatre

Photo of the stage in The Florida Prep Theatre as it was being readied for ‘Peter and the Starcatcher.’ Design by David McQuillan Robertson. Photo by Pam Harbaugh. By PAM HARBAUGH Florida Prep is stepping up big time into the cultural community. It has committed to a $125,000 donation to the...

GET OUT! October 26 to 28

By PAM HARBAUGH Fall is finally in the air. The cultural community’s spook-meisters are ready to thrill you. Now it’s up to you. Be sure to click on ads for the organizations supporting Brevard Culture. Thank you. Theater: PHANTASMAGORIA IX “HOMECOMING” is designed to thrill. Gotta get in a car and...