Review: RED at Henegar Studio

From left: Steven Wolf and Zack Roundy in RED at the Henegar Center. Photo by Pam Harbaugh. By JOAN TADDIE Brevard Culture Theater Critic “What do you see?” is a question that Abstract Expressionist painter Mark Rothko asks his young assistant throughout playwright John Logan’s astute, powerful, and moving drama, “Red,”...

GET OUT! April 5 to 7

By PAM HARBAUGH Just about to hit the fishin’ hole. So here are quick hits about the happenings this weekend. Thank you to Brevard Culture advertisers! Be sure to click on their ads, which helps Brevard Culture abide: COCOA VILLAGE PLAYHOUSE, HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB, MELBOURNE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY, MELBOURNE CIVIC THEATRE,...

REVIEW: GHOST-WRITER at Riverside

Brian Sutherland and Robin Abramson in GHOST WRITER at Riverside Theatre By PAM HARBAUGH Riverside Theatre turns down the volume and ratchets up the intellect in its production of “Ghost-Writer,” performing now on the Waxlax Stage. It is a slow, studied play and Riverside’s production has a properly strong emphasis on...

GET OUT! March 29 to 31

By PAM HARBAUGH Nothing says “gala” like a chandelier. And there are plenty in the Henegar right now for tonight’s long anticipated HENEGAR BUILDING 100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY GALA. This is going to be quite the soiree. For more info, visit Henegar.org. Also, two absolutely fantastic, must-see shows end their runs Sunday...

Real People in THE COUNTRY HOUSE at MCT

Scene from THE COUNTRY HOUSE at Melbourne Civic Theatre. Photo by Max Thornton. By PAM HARBAUGH Throughout the sturm und drang raging between the characters in “The Country House,” audiences may have a difficult time distinguishing who’s right and who’s wrong. Those richly written, multi-layered characters drew Melbourne Civic Theatre director...

GET OUT! March 22 to 24

By PAM HARBAUGH Some lovely presents offered up by our cultural communities in both Brevard and Vero Beach. New shows opening tonight. Others closing on Sunday. And a truly sweet delights in Vero Beach. Be sure to click on their ads, which helps Brevard Culture abide. Welcome new advertiser, the absolutely...

REVIEW: TARZAN at the Henegar

Joe Horton in the title role in The Henegar’s production of TARZAN The Musical. Photo by Niko Stamos. By KEENAN CARVER Brevard Culture Theater Critic David Henry Hwang’s musical “TARZAN” is open now at The Henegar Center. The stage version, produced by Disney, is adapted from the story “Tarzan of the...

Review: MY FAIR LADY Sensational Hit at Riverside

From left: Kristen Beth Williams, Ed Dixon and James Ludwig in Riverside Theatre’s production of MY FAIR LADY. By PAM HARBAUGH Yes, you can head to New York City to see Broadway’s “My Fair Lady.” But you’ll be hard pressed to find a more energetic, more beautiful and exquisitely directed production...

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...

RENOVATIONS Coming to the KING CENTER

Detail of an artist’s rendering of the King Center after this summer’s renovations. By PAM HARBAUGH When you reach 30, you always update your look. The King Center for the Performing Arts is no different. Long the center for professional touring groups, cultural education and local artists, the King Center will...