Category Archives: theater

AUDITIONS: June 2017

'A Chorus Line' at Riverside Theatre

By PAM HARBAUGH You may want to postpone those vacation plans a bit. Some area theaters are holding auditions this month. SHREK THE MUSICAL: Titusville Playhouse will hold auditions for this delightful musical 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (June 19 & 20) for adults and adolescents 15 years and older. Auditions...

SUMMER THEATER CAMPS

Summer Camp at the Henegar Center BEAUTY AND THE BEAST photo by Dana Niemeier

From a previous Summer Camp at the Henegar Center BEAUTY AND THE BEAST photo by Dana Niemeier By PAM HARBAUGH If you’re interested in sending a young person to a summer theater camp, heads up…today is the last day you can get them registered for the Cocoa Village Playhouse program at...

Review: SUPERIOR DONUTS

Allan Whitehead and Cecilia Gazzara in SUPERIOR DONUTS. Photo by Monica Mulder Photography

Allan Whitehead and Cecilia Gazzara in SUPERIOR DONUTS. Photo by Monica Mulder Photography By JOAN TADDIE Guest Critic The smell of donuts and the rhythms of 60’s music invite you into the 30-seat venue of the Theatre on the Edge’s current production of Tracy Letts’ “Superior Donuts.” Then you see it...

SUPERIOR DONUTS an American Story

Sean Philippe and Allan Whitehead in SUPERIOR DONUTS. Photo by Monica Mulder Photography

Sean Philippe and Allan Whitehead in SUPERIOR DONUTS. Photo by Monica Mulder Photography By PAM HARBAUGH Four actors (Nelia Lake, Zack Roundy, Allan Whitehead and Cecilia Gazzara) plus a director (yours truly), have been hoofing it from Brevard and Vero Beach to Orlando for rehearsals and now the run of “Superior...

ALICE in WONDERLAND at Surfside Playhouse

Alice in Wonderland at Surfside Playhouse features Dorothy Wright as Queen of Hearts, Sage Parrish as Alice and Gordon Ringer as Mad Hatter.

Alice in Wonderland at Surfside Playhouse features Dorothy Wright as Queen of Hearts, Sage Parrish as Alice and Gordon Ringer as Mad Hatter. By PAM HARBAUGH When Alice falls down that rabbit hole at Surfside Playhouse, one thing is perfectly clear: She’s not in Kansas anymore. Wait. That was a different...

GOOD THEATER REFRESHES

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By LYN DOWLING Guest columnist The play’s the thing. So are the people who see it. I am no theatre person, as the real-deals throughout Brevard County undoubtedly are tired of hearing, but have a pretty good idea of how to produce other types of material and why. In my case,...

GLASS MENAGERIE Opens Friday at MCT

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By PAM HARBAUGH Tackling “The Glass Menagerie,” is a delicate process, but, in the end, worth every moment, says Peg Girard, director of Melbourne Civic Theatre. The drama opens there May 19. Written by Tennessee Williams in 1944, “The Glass Menagerie” takes a look at a highly dysfunctional family trying to...

REVIEW: NEXT TO NORMAL at Titusville Playhouse

From Titusville Playhouse's NEXT TO NORMAL. Photo by Niko Stamos.

By GEORGETTE SPELVIN Guest Critic Ten thoughts about “Next to Normal” at Titusville Playhouse, if I can fit everything that’s gone through my mind since last night into 10 thoughts: 1. The set is perfect. When He Who Accompanies Georgette (a mental health professional who has seen the show on Broadway)...

MATILDA the MUSICAL at Dr. Phillips Center

The Company of Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo by Joan Marcus

From MATILDA. Photo by Joan Marcus By PAM HARBAUGH Another clever girl takes the stage. This time, it’s MATILDA THE MUSICAL, on stage through May 14 at Dr. Phillips Center in Orlando. This is the national tour of the Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk award winning musical and is part of...

HANDS ON HARDBODY a Must-See

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Photo by Dana Niemeier Photography. By GEORGETTE SPELVIN Guest Critic My last “Ten thoughts” went over pretty, so here come 10 more, having seen “Hands on a Hardbody” at the Henegar Center: 1. If you think this is The Full Monty The Sequel, think again; it’s not about a Chippendale’s dancer...