Twenty-five years ago I attended the “topping off” construction party for the new performing arts center on Okeechobee Blvd. It would be known as the Kravis Center. The gathering was an “over the top” event featuring an assortment of food stations, great music and a tour of the building, including getting a chance to sing “Happy Birthday” on the huge Kravis stage.
Exciting things are happening on the Palm Beach County theater scene in preparation for the start of the 2016-17 season.
July kicks off with a Star Spangled theatrical experience at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre on Clematis Street in West Palm when Palm Beach Dramaworks presents the reason for the Independence holiday. It’s a creative version of the musical 1776.
by Sharon Quercioli Thank you again Karen for my beautiful and creative drawing of my experiences, accomplishments and, most importantly, my career for the past 12 years with Sprouts!, Inc. and my new journey with Sprout World. I have your…
These are a combination of happy and sad days. Sad because the theater seasons are coming to a close…happy and excited because they’ve released a stellar new season for 2016/17.
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre ended the season with a bang. Kiss Me Kate, a spectacular production that features a story line behind the scenes of the Shakespeare production of The Taming of the Shrew, has everything going for it from set design, costumes and ensemble talent to wonderful leads with the amazing talents of Peter Reardon as Fred Petruchio and the amazing vocal range of of Sally Wilfert as Lilli/Katharine.
Every year at this time, the theaters within the area announce their productions for the coming season. It’s always great to speculate on what might be in store for theater goers; however, I’m always surprised at some of the productions that are available.
Congratulations to the Maltz Jupiter Theatre for the 21 well deserved Carbonnell nominations received! Speaking of the Maltz, the Jupiter Theatre has come up with a brilliant move by including the fast-paced, riveting drama about one of the most monumental political interviews of all times—the award-winning production Frost/Nixon opens February 7-21.
Tapping into 2016! by Jan Davisson After all of that holiday partying, the perfect solution to getting back your energy is to take in a few of the high energy theatrical shows that kick off 2016 season. Starting on January…
Hopefully, most of your Christmas shopping is done and you’re ready to enjoy the season. For sheer “getting yourself into the season,” you can’t top The Wick Theatre in Boca Raton. From top to bottom, it’s a holiday extravaganza.