Aaron Krause


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  • A Streetcar Named Desire Front Page

    New City Players near Ft. Lauderdale

    By: Aaron Krause - Jul 23rd, 2024

    New City Players' current professional production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" sizzles. The production runs through Aug. 4 in Island City Stage's blackbox theater. The company uses space and budget limitations to the production's advantage.

  • A Streetcar Named Desire Front Page

    Southeast Florida's New City Players

    By: Aaron Krause - Jun 18th, 2024

    Southeast Florida-based New City Players mounted a production of "The Glass Menagerie" in 2016, the company's first year. Today, eight years later, the company will stage a production of another Williams masterwork -- "A Streetcar Named Desire."

  • Clue LIve in Stage Front Page

    Comic Murder Mystery on Tour

    By: Aaron Krause - Jun 16th, 2024

    A national equity touring production of "Clue: Live on Stage" delights. The production is just finishing a run at Ft. Lauderdale's Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The production will return to Florida in December at Sarasota's Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

  • Daniel's Husband Front Page

    Co-production in South Florida

    By: Aaron Krause - Jun 11th, 2024

    Plays of Wilton and Ronnie Larsen Presents are staging an impressive co-production of "Daniel's Husband." The play premiered at South Florida's Island City Stage and became a hit Off-Broadway.

  • Skintight Front Page

    Island City Stage near Ft. Lauderdale

    By: Aaron Krause - Jun 06th, 2024

    A winning production of "Skintight" is onstage at Island City Stage in South Florida. The play is a mind exercising meditation on family, history, beauty, the nature of love, the power of attraction, our society’s obsession with youth, and how we teach our young that exterior appearances matter the most.

  • Trying in South Florida Front Page

    Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach

    By: Aaron Krause - Jun 03rd, 2024

    "Trying" is a historical drama covering the last year in the life of Judge Francis Biddle, former U.S. Attorney General under FDR. The play recounts the sometimes-testy relationship between Biddle and his secretary. Palm Beach Dramaworks' production closes out the professional, nonprofit company's 2023-24 season.

  • ATCA Announces Awards Front Page

    Steinberg New Play Award and Osborn Award

    By: Aaron Krause - May 14th, 2024

    Playwright Lloyd Suh won the Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award for his piece, "The Heart Sellers." Jennifer Vosters received the 2024 M. Elizabeth Osborn Award for her play, "Songs Without Words." ATCA presents the honors annually.

  • Peter Pan Front Page

    Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center

    By: Aaron Krause - May 10th, 2024

    A new, inclusive touring production of "Peter Pan" that does away with stereotypes of Native Americans and women is decked in Miami. History-making Native American playwright Larissa FastHorse and director Lonny Price's new version retains the show's charm, energy, and enchanting quality.

  • Family Tree Front Page

    Word Premiere co-production in South Florida

    By: Aaron Krause - Apr 29th, 2024

    Ronnie Larsen Presents and Plays of Wilton presents the world premiere production of "Family Tree" by Erin K. Considine. "Family Tree" is a moving and funny play with layers.

  • Death of a Salesman Front Page

    Palm Beach Dramaworks in South Florida

    By: Aaron Krause - Apr 07th, 2024

    Palm Beach Dramaworks delivers an award-worthy production of "Death of a Salesman." The company's mounting of Arthur Miller's masterpiece runs through April 20.

  • Steinberg/ATCA Front Page

    Playwrights Vying for Annual Award

    By: Aaron Krause - Apr 02nd, 2024

    Six play finalists are in the running for a major national annual award presented by theater critics. The American Theatre Critics Association annually presents the 2024 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/ATCA New play Award. The winner will be announced in May.

  • The Taming of the Shrew Front Page

    Ft. Lauderdale's Thinking Cap Theatre

    By: Aaron Krause - Mar 26th, 2024

    Thinking Cap Theatre in Ft. Lauderdale presents an updated "The Taming of the Shrew" at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. The production takes place in a modern-day office building. The reading of a play that is a response to Shakespeare's piece is also scheduled.

  • Moulin Rouge the Musical Front Page

    Equity Production in Ft. Lauderdale

    By: Aaron Krause - Mar 08th, 2024

    Moulin Rouge the Musical is gorgeous to look at but slight on story An equity national touring production runs through March 17 in Ft. Lauderdale's Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Much of Moulin Rouge carries the celebratory aura of a party.

  • The Cancellation of Lauren Fein Front Page

    World Premiere at Palm Beach Dramaworks

    By: Aaron Krause - Feb 18th, 2024

    Christopher Demos-Brown's suspenseful play, "The Cancellation of Lauren Fein" is experiencing a riveting world premiere production at Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach. The production runs through Feb. 25. Demand for tickets was high, so Palm Beach Dramaworks extended the production of the timely and layered play by a few performances.

  • Barefoot in the Park Front Page

    Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts in South Florida

    By: Aaron Krause - Jan 28th, 2024

    Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts mounted a comical and believable production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park." The production ran through Jan. 28. "Barefoot in the Park" takes place in New York City during the 1960s.

  • The Prisoners Front Page

    Plays of Wilton in South Florida

    By: Aaron Krause - Jan 03rd, 2024

    The Prisoners, a riveting play, entertains and shines a necessary light on unhealthy obsessions. While four performances remain, one of them is sold out. The theater is located in the Ft. Lauderdale suburb of Wilton Manors.

  • The Messenger Front Page

    National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere in Florida

    By: Aaron Krause - Dec 16th, 2023

    Palm Beach Dramaworks (PBD) in South Florida is the first stop for "The Messenger" in the National New Play Netwwork Rolling World Premiere Program. A cast of four excels in PBD's production, which runs through Dec. 24. Ultimately, "The Messenger" is about the need to speak out or take action in the face of hatred and violence.

  • The Berlin Diaries Front Page

    Rolling World Premiere at South Florida's Theatre Lab

    By: Aaron Krause - Nov 29th, 2023

    As part of the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere program, The Berlin Diaries is experiencing its stage debut as an impressive fully-staged production at Theatre Lab, the professional resident company of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton. "The Berlin Diaries," by Andrea Stolowitz, is not just another Holocaust play. Instead, it has an unorthodox structure and seems almost like a detective story.

  • I Love a Piano Front Page

    Irving Berlin Musical Revue at South Florida's Wick Theatre

    By: Aaron Krause - Oct 31st, 2023

    A stirring production of "I Love a Piano" is playing at Boca Raton's Wick Theatre in South Florida. The production runs through Nov. 12. Triple threat performers and backstage artists shine.

  • Annie on Tour Front Page

    Non-equity tour plays Ft. Lauderdale

    By: Aaron Krause - Oct 13th, 2023

    In a new, non-equity national tour of Annie, the titular character shines bright. Cast is comprised of performers at the top of their game. The Ft. Lauderdale run continues through Oct. 22, before the show heads to Orlando.

  • Sordid Lives Front Page

    A South Florida Collaboration Artbuzz Theatrics and Empire Stage

    By: Aaron Krause - Oct 12th, 2023

    "Sordid Lives," Del Shores' comedy drama from three decades ago, is running through Oct. 22 in Ft. Lauderdale's intimate Empire Stage. The piece is funny, timely, and entertaining. Cast members find the humanity beneath the characters' eccentricities.

  • XOXOLOLA Front Page

    LakehouseRanchDotPng, Is Small Experimental and Absurdist

    By: Aaron Krause - Oct 05th, 2023

    LakehouseRanchDotPng mounted a riveting production of the daring show, XOXOLOLA. The small company in Miami focuses on experimental and absurdist works. LakehouseRanchDotPng just won a Silver Palm Award, recognizing theatrical excellence in South Florida.

  • The Many Wondrous Realities of Jasmine Starr-Kidd Front Page

    Theatre Lab in Boca Raton

    By: Aaron Krause - Sep 21st, 2023

    The Many Wondrous Realities of Jasmine Starr-Kidd is about a 12-year-old computer genius who convinces her uncle to travel back in time to repair her parents' relationship. A strong Florida Premiere production is running through Oct. 8 at Theatre Lab on Florida Atlantic University's campus in Boca Raton. The play won the 2022 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwrighting Competition at Alliance Theatre, where the world premiere production took place.

  • Five Guys Named Moe Front Page

    MNM Theatre Company in South Florida

    By: Aaron Krause - Sep 12th, 2023

    MNM Theatre Company in West Palm Beach is presenting a vibrant production of the acclaimed musical revue, "Five Guys Named Moe." The production runs through Sept. 24 at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach. In the show, through music, the titular characters hope to change the life of a drunken man whose wife has left him.

  • Boca Stage Moves Front Page

    Relocates to Larger Space

    By: Aaron Krause - Aug 30th, 2023

    The Delray Beach Playhouse is the new home for Boca Stage in Southeast Florida. Up until recently, Boca Stage mounted its productions in Boca Raton's intimate Sol Theatre. In its new space, Boca Stage will be able to seat more than 140 patrons, compared to 70 at the Sol.

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