Playwrights get brief in 'BOXer Shorts'

Playwrights get brief in 'BOXer Shorts'

"BOXer Shorts," a showcase of original 10-minute plays that use stackable boxes for sets, returns to the Delray Beach Playhouse for a fourth installment Saturday and Sunday.

Wizards of 'Poz' at Island City Stage

Wizards of 'Poz' at Island City Stage

"Poz" is the kind of comedy that shines.

Before midnight: 'Cinderella' is right on time at the Arsht Center

Before midnight: 'Cinderella' is right on time at the Arsht Center

Refreshed, remixed, re-imagined and with a touch of revolution added, "Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella" floats into Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts for a...

Review of Outre Theatre Company's 'Back of the Throat'

Review of Outre Theatre Company's 'Back of the Throat'

Is he a terrorist? Are you?

The girl can't help it: 'Carrie: The Musical' gets weird in Boca

The girl can't help it: 'Carrie: The Musical' gets weird in Boca

“Carrie: The Musical” is just as unwieldy, weird and wonderful as you’d imagine a show with such a contradictory title would be.

Theater just in time for Halloween

Theater just in time for Halloween

Local theaters are scaring up some spooky stage shows just in time for Halloween.

Coral Springs theater stages "The Last Romance"

Coral Springs theater stages "The Last Romance"

In almost every sense, “The Last Romance” doesn’t travel very far.

Broadway hit 'Cinderella' coming to Miami and West Palm Beach

Broadway hit 'Cinderella' coming to Miami and West Palm Beach

It’s all about the makeover when it comes to “Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.”

Lake Worth Playhouse brings standup comedians to stage

Lake Worth Playhouse brings standup comedians to stage

You know what they say: Drama is easy. Comedy is hard.

Manalapan's Plaza Theatre closes

Manalapan's Plaza Theatre closes

Citing $50,000 in bills after a slow summer, owners announced in an email Friday that the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan has closed.

"The Broadway Boys" opens Live at Lynn Theatre Series

"The Broadway Boys" opens Live at Lynn Theatre Series

Sure, they’re show tunes. But they’ve been remixed.

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a grownup 'Our Town'

Palm Beach Dramaworks presents a grownup 'Our Town'

The last time you saw Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” it was a high school production, right?

PICTURE GALLERY: Local dance shows in October

PICTURE GALLERY: Local dance shows in October

If dance is your thing, from ballet to tango, then this month is like manna from heaven. October sees a whole slew of dance performances throughout South Florida. Here is a roundup of the best events.

Fort Lauderdale Fall Home Design and Remodeling Show returns to Broward

Fort Lauderdale Fall Home Design and Remodeling Show returns to Broward

Is there a traditional room in your home that isn’t really working for your lifestyle?

FASHION PORN: Target's Miami Style Competition

FASHION PORN: Target's Miami Style Competition

Target got real. The retailer recently had an in-store style competition in Miami set in a reality show format. Miami tastemakers went up against each other in a series of style challenges, working against the clock to create winning looks using Target's fall collection of apparel and accessories....

Review of "The Marvelous Wonderettes" at Broward Center

Review of "The Marvelous Wonderettes" at Broward Center

"Fall in Love With Theatre" series opens with Halloween party

"Fall in Love With Theatre" series opens with Halloween party

Thinking Cap Theatre is looking to expand their reach and keep their name out there while they wait for their home stage, the Vanguard, to be finished.

VIDEO - Theater review of "Annie" at Broward Center

VIDEO - Theater review of "Annie" at Broward Center

Quick, think about the Broadway musical “Annie.”

Trio perform songs from doo wop to disco at Empire Stage

Trio perform songs from doo wop to disco at Empire Stage

Cabaret du Jour

Go behind-the-scenes at two local theaters

Go behind-the-scenes at two local theaters

South Floridians have the opportunity Wednesday, Oct. 8 to get behind-the-scenes sneak peeks of two stage productions.

"I Love Lucy Live on Stage" can't re-create the magic

"I Love Lucy Live on Stage" can't re-create the magic

Love Lucy? It’s more like something a little south of “like.”

Davie girl stars in Broadway tour of "Annie"

Davie girl stars in Broadway tour of "Annie"

"Jamaica Farewell" says hello to Fort Lauderdale theater

"Jamaica Farewell" says hello to Fort Lauderdale theater

How does she do it?

Local natural hair product vendors at Expo in West Palm Beach

Local natural hair product vendors at Expo in West Palm Beach

When it comes to hair, natural styles - locs, twists, afros and braids - are quickly gaining currency amond people of color.

"The Orphan Train" benefit staged at Broward Center

"The Orphan Train" benefit staged at Broward Center

You can pretty much get a lot from the title of the play “The Orphan Train: A Past Story About a Present Story.”

I Love Lucy sitcom comes to Miami as a stage show

I Love Lucy sitcom comes to Miami as a stage show

September Shows in SoFlo theaters

September Shows in SoFlo theaters

Local theaters are gearing up for the start of the season in October. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t shows being staged in September.

Ballet company brings Sleeping Beauty's wedding to Broward Center

Ballet company brings Sleeping Beauty's wedding to Broward Center

The ballet “Sleeping Beauty Act III (Aurora’s Wedding)“ has it all.

FASHION PORN: The Heat of Fashion Designer Competition

FASHION PORN: The Heat of Fashion Designer Competition

15 Finalists - having already fought it out via Facebook and a semi-final event last week - will battle on the runway at The Heat of Fashion Designer Competition at The Atlantic Hotel & Spa this Saturday, Sept. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. The grand prize winner will receive: a $1,000 cash...

Free fashion event in Town Center at Boca Raton this Saturday

Free fashion event in Town Center at Boca Raton this Saturday

From the runway to real life, that's what "Lookbook Live" will be all about according to organizers.

Project Runway contestant at "Flair For Fashion" benefit

Project Runway contestant at "Flair For Fashion" benefit

Fashion and porcelain...I know, that doesn't seem to go together.

The Ghost Light Series runs over next three weeks in Lauderdale

The Ghost Light Series runs over next three weeks in Lauderdale

"Fifty Plus - A New Attitude" returns with 6 new short plays

"Fifty Plus - A New Attitude" returns with 6 new short plays

“Fifty Plus — A New Attitude” is a sequel of sorts.

Huge Bridal and Evening Gown Sale Coming to Lauderdale

Huge Bridal and Evening Gown Sale Coming to Lauderdale

“Couture for a Cause” is not just a sale, it’s a super-duper-sale.

Miami Fashion Film Festival returns

Miami Fashion Film Festival returns

One of the big differences between the first Miami Fashion Film Festival in 2013 and the sophomore version is that more South Florida filmmakers are involved.

Review of musical "Pussycat" at Broward Stage Door Theatre

Review of musical "Pussycat" at Broward Stage Door Theatre

It really should not work.

"Rough Patch" gets staged reading at the Plaza Theatre

"Rough Patch" gets staged reading at the Plaza Theatre

For a play that hasn’t been produced yet, “Rough Patch” sure has been on the road a lot.

FASHION PORN: Men's Swimwear Trends for 2015

FASHION PORN: Men's Swimwear Trends for 2015

Boys on the beach will be wearing eye-popping prints-aplenty with their dude's swim duds...including Op-Art, geometric-abstracts and photo-kitsch. That's what we saw at SwimShow, the largest swimwear trade show in the world staged by the Swimwear Association of Florida at the Miami...

Miami dancer Ricky Ubeda wins 'SYTYCD'

Miami dancer Ricky Ubeda wins 'SYTYCD'

They are obsessed with Ricky Ubeda’s feet - and so is the rest of America.

1960s music returns in Broward Stage Door Theatre show

1960s music returns in Broward Stage Door Theatre show

Michael Leeds and Kevin Black fell in love with the music of the 1960s.

Broward Stage Door Theatre pulls off groovy dramedy

Broward Stage Door Theatre pulls off groovy dramedy

As soon as you see the set for “Butterflies are Free,” you just know it must be the 1960s.

"The Comedy of Errors" goes on despite loss of director

"The Comedy of Errors" goes on despite loss of director

It is inescapable: There is tragedy wrapped around the comedy being staged by Boca Raton’s Evening Star Productions.

Burt Reynolds Institute brings cabaret to Lake Park

Burt Reynolds Institute brings cabaret to Lake Park

Radio plays return to Delray Beach's Arts Garage

Radio plays return to Delray Beach's Arts Garage

Starting Thursday night, radio and theater will get a mash-up at Arts Garage.

Fall fashion event at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour

Fall fashion event at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour

Just because the thermometer here in South Florida is in the high 80s (higher if you factor in the humidity) doesn’t mean it’s too soon to start thinking about fall/winter fashion.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gay Nuptials Showcase in Wilton Manors

PHOTO GALLERY: Gay Nuptials Showcase in Wilton Manors

It takes a village to pull off a wedding. In that respect, same-sex marriage ceremonies are no different. So on Sunday, Aug. 17 there was a Gay Nuptials Showcase in the Hagen Park Community Center in Wilton Manors that was organized by Bobby Kyser, owner of floral design and event planning firm...

Sex show celebrates 40th anniversary in Lauderdale

Sex show celebrates 40th anniversary in Lauderdale

“Let My People Come” — yes, that title means exactly what you think it does — is still dropping trou and dropping jaws four decades after its off-Broadway debut in 1974.

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender 10-minute plays in Lauderdale

Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender 10-minute plays in Lauderdale

As indicated by the title “Shorts Gone Wild 2,” this is the second summer that the LGBT-themed collection of short plays has returned to

Women who have been through abuse find voice onstage

Women who have been through abuse find voice onstage

Short plays for middle-age audiences comes to Boca

Short plays for middle-age audiences comes to Boca

Oh, to be 50 again.

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