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SWEENEY TODD Opens Friday at Henegar

Joshua Doyle and Shane Frampton in SWEENEY TODD at the Henegar Center. Photo by Dana Neimeier

Joshua Doyle and Shane Frampton as in SWEENEY TODD at the Henegar Center. Photo by Dana Neimeier By PAM HARBAUGH From the steampunk styling to the fresh faces in the cast, there’s plenty of “new” about the Henegar’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s 1979 classic, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet...

AUDITIONS October 2017

'A Chorus Line' at Riverside Theatre

By PAM HARBAUGH A CHRISTMAS CAROL Cocoa Village Playhouse finishes its round of auditions for this show 7 p.m. this evening, Oct. 2. The show is scheduled to run Nov 17 – Dec 3. Cocoa Village Playhouse is at 300 Brevard Ave., Cocoa. Call 321-636-5050, visit CocoaVillagePlayhouse.com. ALFIE SILVA’S CHRISTMAS WITH...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Designed to Please at CVP

Benjamin Cox and Dominique Solano in "BEAUTY AND THE BEAST" at Cocoa Village Playhouse. photo by Goforth Photography.

Benjamin Cox and Dominique Solano in “BEAUTY AND THE BEAST” at Cocoa Village Playhouse. photo by Goforth Photography. By PAM HARBAUGH Although costumes seem to be taking center stage with Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” running through Oct. 8 (and probably extended) at Cocoa Village Playhouse, don’t forget the story and...

ADDAMS FAMILY Comes to Life at Titusville Playhouse

THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Titusville Playhouse.

By PAM HARBAUGH Although the musical “The Addams Family” may feel new to contemporary audiences at Titusville Playhouse, where it runs through Oct. 15, the show has elements dating back to the 1930s. Based on Charles Addams’ witty and macabre cartoons which appeared in The New Yorker magazine, “The Addams Family”...

THE 39 STEPS to Open Friday at Surfside Playhouse

The 39 Steps at Surfside Playhouse 2017

By PAM HARBAUGH It may seem pretty smooth and normal on the stage, but take a look behind “The 39 Steps” and you’ll find a choreographed dance of mad dashes. That’s not to be confused with frantic. Indeed, despite the show’s demands and nature’s interruption (Hurricane Irma forced a week’s postponement...

KING AND I Schedule Change

The cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I. Detail of photo by Matthew Murphy

The cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I. Detail of photo by Matthew Murphy By PAM HARBAUGH Due to Hurricane Irma, the Dr. Phillips Center has canceled the Tuesday, Sept. 12 performance of “The King and I.” Here is info from their press release: Guests who have purchased single/non-subscription...

DOGFIGHT Opening Thursday

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Chris Fallows and Bella Rohrer in “Dogfight” at the Henegar Center. Photo by Dana Niemeier By PAM HARBAUGH Upstairs at the Henegar expands its reputation for provocative theater Thursday evening with its opening of “Dogfight.” (Be sure to check on Henegar.org to see status in light of Hurricane Irma.) Considering the...

SHREK: 10 Reasons to See It

Joe Tokarz as SHREK at Titusville Playhouse. Photo by Doug Lebo

Joe Tokarz as SHREK at Titusville Playhouse. Photo by Doug Lebo By GEORGETTE SPELVIN Guest Critic Ten reasons to go see “Shrek” now through Sept. 10 at the Titusville Playhouse: 1. Joe “Shrek” Tokarz starts where Judas Iscariot left off last season, in a tour de force. 2. The direction is...

SHREK THE MUSICAL opens tonight at Titusville Playhouse

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By PAM HARBAUGH From costumes galore and comic physicality to delivering what the audience expects and more, “Shrek the Musical” may have a lot of challenges, but it’s worth every penny and every minute spent producing it, says Steven Heron, director at Titusville Playhouse where the show opened last week and...

AUDITIONS August 2017

'A Chorus Line' at Riverside Theatre

By PAM HARBAUGH There will be actors! The 2017/2018 theater season is about to burst forth. COCOA VILLAGE PLAYHOUSE will hold auditions for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST this weekend. The audition schedule is: Children 7 to 12 years old 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12; males and females 13 years and older,...