Category Archives: theater

STEINBERG/ATCA New Play Finalists

By PAM HARBAUGH This year we had a great group of plays in the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award. Here is a list of those that rose to the top, and from which the winner and two runners up will be chosen. You’ll be hearing about these plays, just...

REVIEW: Cocoa Village Playhouse GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE

From left: Caroline Brown, Angel Santiago, Cathy Moubray in Cocoa Village Playhouse production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Photo by Jonathan Goforth. By KEENAN CARVER Brevard Culture Theater Critic Cocoa Village Playhouse’s Broadway on Brevard series is back with another astounding show and cast. During the “Prologue,” from...

NEWS from ACTORS THEATER and HUMANA

By PAM HARBAUGH The Actors Theatre of Louisville has a couple of substantive announcements: It has appointed a new artistic director, Robert Barry Fleming, who replaces Les Waters, who brought such artful productions to ATL and its Humana Festival of New American Plays (Mr. Fleming has quite the resume, which you...

TEAM TARZAN has HEART

Corinne Marie and Joe Horton in The Henegar’s production of TARZAN The Musical. Photo by Niko Stamos. By PAM HARBAUGH My heart is full. How could you watch “Tarzan” the stage musical at The Henegar and not get a little verklempt by the sheer love and determination of the cast, crew...

Review: BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS at Surfside

By KEENAN CARVER Brevard Culture Theatre Critic When looking for musicals to see on a typical weekend, not many titles catch your eye like “THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS” by Carol Hall, Larry L. King, and Peter Masterson. Just as the name alludes, Director Bryan Bergeron gives the audience a...

CVP outta the gate with GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE

From left: Caroline Brown, Angel Santiago, Cathy Moubray in Cocoa Village Playhouse production of A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. Photo by Jonathan Goforth. By PAM HARBAUGH The Cocoa Village Playhouse opens one of the most challenging, and most funny, new musicals, “A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER.” It...

MAN OF LA MANCHA at TPI

Patrick Ryan Sullivan is Don Quixote/Cervantes in MAN OF LA MANCHA at Titusville Playhouse. Photo by Niko Stamos. By PAM HARBAUGH Dreaming the impossible dream has become rather de rigueur for Titusville Playhouse. Having revisioned itself seven years ago, and now in the midst of bringing an ailing Henegar Center under...

Review: GLORIA at MAD COW

From left: Zack Roundy, Patrick A. Jackson, Jen Chia and Kristin Shirilla in GLORIA at Mad Cow Theatre in Orlando, FL. Detail of a photo by Tom Hurst. By Keenan Carver Brevard Culture Theater Critic In its quest to produce compelling plays, Mad Cow Theatre brings to its stage the Obie...

REVIEW: Wrapped in Embrace of Riverside’s The Last Romance

PJ Benjamin and Louisa Flaningam in THE LAST ROMANCE at Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, FL. By PAM HARBAUGH Are we growing up with Joe DiPietro? The playwright first told us that we were perfect but that we had to change in order to maintain our young marriage. Then we went over...

AUDITIONS February and March 2019

'A Chorus Line' at Riverside Theatre

Here’s what’s popping in auditions for the next two months in Brevard community theaters. Be sure to click onto the theater’s audition information web page. You can find specific instructions and some great guidelines to make your auditions a breeze. And..BREAK A LEG! Here’s hoping you get the role that will...