Thursday, July 26, 2012

The Scene for July 27, 2012

If you think it's only the weather that's hot this summer, you haven't been reading the reviews of the shows that are playing.  Or the advance articles for the shows that are opening this week.  Wherever you live in South Florida, there is excellent theatre playing near you this weekend.  If you're a member of the South Florida Theater League, you've got an amazing selection of ticket deals.  If you're not a member, join.  Or if that's really too much bother, you can simply click on the Discount Tickets tab above, which takes you to WLRN's Cultural Connection, which offers same-day discount tickets for many theaters in South Florida.

And don't forget to indulge in A Taste of Summer Theatre.

Here's what's playing on The Scene this weekend...


The Naked Stage returns to the theatre scene with Turn of the Screw at Barry University's Pelican Theatre.

The Hamlet Dog and Pony Show is the latest world premiere of an original play from Mad Cat Theatre Company, at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse.  Great advance article at Florida Theater On Stage.

The man who wrote the movie that became the stage musical Hairspray plays at the Parker Playhouse this Saturday night only.  Filmmaker and author John Waters performs his one man show, This Filthy World.

you still haven't missed...

Teatro en Miami Studio presents Smile, through August 19.

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill plays at Broward Stage Door through August 26.

Palm Beach DramaWorks' long-awaited production of The Fantasticks is currently the most-reviewed production in South Florida, playing through August 5, 2012.  As expected, it's been selling out; get your tickets now.

Actors' Playhouse presents Real Men Sing Show Tunes and play with puppets  at The Miracle Theater through August 12, 2012.

The Donkey Show is going full tilt at The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts through August 12, 2012

Kutumba Theatre Project presents Baby GirL at Empire Stage through August 5, 2012.

RACE plays at GableStage through August 5, 2012.


Andrews Living Arts Studio in Fort Lauderdale offers HAIR, through August 5th.

Main Street Players opens Closer, through August 12.

passing through...

Divorce Party; The Musical returns to The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, through August 19.

last chance to see...

Teatro Avante presents The XXVII International Hispanic Theater Festival at various venues in Miami through July 29, 2012. Never fear; some of it's in English, some is super-titled, and several pieces have no speech at all.  It's this week's Miami Herald Stage Pick.

Hairspray at the venerable Lake Worth Playhouse ends its run on July 29, 2012.  Theatre critic Bill Hirschman said "it was
surprisingly good. The most interesting aspects were talented folks who
some professional non-Equity houses might want to scout out"

for kids...

Fort Lauderdale Childrens' Theatre presents its production of Hairspray at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, through Saturday.

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theater offers Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, through August 4.

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