Category Archives: theater

HAMILTON Digital Lottery Starts Sunday

Joseph Morales and Company in HAMILTON National Tour. Photo by Joan Marcus. By PAM HARBAUGH Didn’t get, or couldn’t afford a ticket to HAMILTON? Keep your fingers crossed, because you could be a lucky one. So could I. We might both be one of 40 lucky people…at each performance no less…who...

THE CRUCIBLE at Surfside

Rhett Pennell and Steven Wolf in “The Crucible” at Surfside Playhouse. Photo by Pam Harbaugh By PAM HARBAUGH Given our rampant political disharmony, “The Crucible” is theatrical fruit ripe for the picking. Indeed, its universality is one of the reasons Surfside Playhouse chose last year to mount a production of the...

EVITA Thrills at Riverside

Enrique Acevedo and Natalie Cortez in EVITA at Riverside Theatre. Photo by Holly Porch By PAM HARBAUGH The musical may have been around for decades, but Riverside’s triumphant production of “Evita” proves that the show has a strong universality that rings as loudly today as it did 40 years ago. The...

EVITA from a Woman’s POV

Enrique Acevedo and Natalie Cortez in EVITA at Riverside Theatre. By PAM HARBAUGH From composer Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Tim Rice to directors Harold Prince and Alan Parker, men stepped up to recount the rags to riches drama of the notorious Eva Peron. Now, with Riverside Theatre’s upcoming production of...

AUDITIONS January 2019

'A Chorus Line' at Riverside Theatre

Lotsa auditions popping in January, 2019. Be sure to click on the links about audition information. And, be sure to arrive early to auditions so you can fill out their sign-in info. Here’s wazzup: HENEGAR CENTER will hold auditions for TARZAN at 6 p.m. Jan. 6 and 7 p.m. Jan. 7....

NQR: TAKING THE LEAP

From left: Jon Emmerich, Aaron Karnes, Pete Jacobsen, Holly McFarland Karnes, Glenn “Kraz” Krasny and Jessica Taylor form NOT QUITE RIGHT IMPROV. By PAM HARBAUGH There’s something pretty cool on the New Year’s Eve horizon — an evening long celebration with the Not Quite Right Comedy Players. And they have a...

Leading Man Tackles Curmudgeonly Elf

Patrick Ryan Sullivan in SANTALAND DIARIES at Titusville Playhouse 2nd Stage. Photo by Niko Stamos. By PAM HARBAUGH Broadway has its Hugh Jackman. Hollywood has its, well, Hugh Jackman. Brevard is no different when it comes to Star Power attraction. Indeed, Titusville Playhouse’s 2nd Stage is relying on the popularity and...

ALFIE returns to MCT

By PAM HARBAUGH It’s and empty cultural Christmas without Melbourne Civic Theatre and Alfie Silva. Really. Even though the theater’s director, Peg Girard, frequently mounts a proper play during the “high season,” it’s just not quite festive enough without our favorite Dean Martin/Elvis/Johnny Cash/Etc. stand-in. This time, MCT’s Christmas Show show...

AUDITIONS December 2018

By PAM HARBAUGH You still have time to squeeze in an audition before the year ends. Here’s what’s up for this month: THEATER ON THE EDGE is holding an open casting call for the rest of its season. Shows to-be-announced. All auditions are by appointment. They will be held 5 to...

Holidays and Nostalgia on Stage

“Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” national tour company. Photo by Jeremy Daniel Photography. By PAM HARBAUGH Ready or not, it’s here. The Holiday season and its stroll down selective memory lane. “It’s a relief to be just entertained and have fun and not worry about anything,” said Peg Girard, artistic and producing...