Category Archives: theater

FUN HOME at Titusville Playhouse

Ame Livingston as cartoonist Alison Bechdel, whose 2006 graphic memoir “Fun Home” was adapted into the Tony Award winning musical. Photo by Niko Stamos. By PAM HARBAUGH Let’s get this right out there…”Fun Home” is brilliant. It’s a smart, compelling, sensitive coming of age story about a young girl who realizes...

HAY FEVER at MCT

“Hay Fever at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Photo by Max Thornton. By PAM HARBAUGH Sophistication and wit take center stage at Melbourne Civic Theatre with its production of “Hay Fever” by Noel Coward. Set in the 1920s in a country home outside London, “Hay Fever” is a dizzying comedy of manners complete...

BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Henegar

Beth Shestak and Kyle McDonald in “The Bridges of Madison County” at the Henegar Center. Photo by Dana Niemeier. By PAM HARBAUGH Romance takes center stage Friday with the opening of the musical “The Bridges of Madison County,” at the Henegar Center. The musical is based on the 1995 movie starring...

The success of success

By PAM HARBAUGH Nothing succeeds like success. Certainly, three of Brevard’s community theaters are proving that right now with productions of shows that have been seen recently on other stages in the area. Titusville Playhouse is in the middle of a roaring success with its production of “The Hunchback of Notre...

KINKY BOOTS at King Center

By PAM HARBAUGH The King Center for the Performing Arts celebrates 30th anniversary with a big show — KINKY BOOTS! It performs 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at the King Center. This totally fun show is a tour of the Tony Award winning Broadway production and has direction and choreography by...

REVIEW: MAMMA MIA Don’t Miss This

By PAM HARBAUGH Riverside Theatre throws the gauntlet at your feet with its professional production of “Mamma Mia!” So relent. Pick it up and have a ball at this bouncy juke box musical. This “Mamma Mia!” is simply as good as it gets. It has personality, beauty, energy, passion and Broadway...

AUDITIONS April 2018

'A Chorus Line' at Riverside Theatre

By PAM HARBAUGH There’s an intriguing new company forming and they’re looking for actors. It’s called BOOTS ON THE GROUND THEATER and they plan to launch June 14 with a production of “Darkside” by Ken Jones. The venue? Why no place other than Derek Gores Gallery, which is becoming a cultural...

UGLY LIES THE BONE Pics and thoughts

Amanda Cheyenne Manis and Zack Roundy in UGLY LIES THE BONE at the Henegar Center. Photo by Dana Niemeier. It’s been exciting and a little bit intimidating directing “Ugly Lies the Bone,” which opens tonight and runs through April 15 at the Henegar Center. First, because the story is an important...

IT’S ONLY A PLAY at MCT

Rob Kenna in IT’S ONLY A PLAY at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Photo by Max Thornton By PAM HARBAUGH Finally! I’m going to get to see this show…Thank you MCT! As Shakespeare said “The play is the thing,” and perhaps one of the best ways to survey the landscape before venturing into...

REVIEW: BUYER and CELLAR at Riverside Theatre

By PAM HARBAUGH There are more characters on the Waxlax Stage in Jonathan Tolins’ one-man play “Buyer & Cellar” than you might expect. In the hands of actor Remy Germinario, we see a struggling actor named Alex More as he becomes an unlikely cast – from his boyfriend and a supercilious...