Straz Center Welcomes AMERICAN IDIOT Tonight
(5/17/2013) - American Idiot, Green Day's explosive Broadway hit called 'wonderfully raucous' and 'emotionally charged' by the New York Times, will play the Straz Center in Tampa from tonight, May 17-19, 2013. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.strazcenter.org or call 1.813.229.STAR.
Gorilla Theatre Announces Playwrights for 2013 Young Dramatists' Project; Kicks Off 6/7
(5/13/2013) - Changes are afoot in the Young Dramatists' Project. For the first time in 13 years of production, Gorilla Theatre has solicited scripts by young authors from the entire state of Florida, not just the immediate tri-county area as in the past. With the help of the State Thespian Society, YDP received one-act scripts from as far away as Panama City and Fort Lauderdale. Three were selected from this group and three were selected from the tri-county entries. Over 40 entries were received this year in all.
Choreographer Randy Slovacek and Actor Peter Clapsis Set for THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, 5/8
(5/7/2013) - This week's show features choreographer Randy Slovacek, who after just finishing working on 'Hello Dolly' in NYC, is mounting another production of 'Chicago' at the Sacramento Music Theatre in California; and actor Peter Clapsis, who discusses his latest role in the Eastern United States Premiere of 'Behind the Gates' with the Jobsite Theatre Company at Tampa's The Straz Center.
BWW Reviews: BEHIND THE GATES - SHALOM! and Shalom
(5/7/2013) - The essence however of 'BEHIND THE GATES', is not just about Jews or the Jewish culture per say, but about family and self-discovery. We can all relate to this. You don't have to be Jewish to understand and appreciate where the heart lies in this piece, in what could appear to some, as a controversial work.
BWW Reviews: WAR HORSE - a Live, Cinematically Produced - SPECTACLE!
(5/2/2013) - 'WAR HORSE' is one of the most phenomenal, intense, visually and emotionally moving, pieces of theatre, that I have ever seen....
The high technical aspects of 'WARHORSE', are so realistically threatening, that at times I found myself gasping and closing my eyes.
BWW Reviews: THE RUNNER STUMBLES - a Thrilling Mystery
(4/25/2013) - Clearwater's West Coast Players' current production of 'THE RUNNER STUMBLES' is as much a love story, as it is a thriller, a mystery, a court room drama, and a who-dunnit? In fact, it is all of these things and more. It is a fascinating, compelling, theatrical piece, based on a true story beginning in rural Michigan, in 1906.
Stageworks Presents OF MICE AND MEN, 5/2-5/19
(4/17/2013) - John Steinbeck's timeless American classic, this gripping masterpiece is set in the desperate world of the Great Depression. It is a compelling tale of friendship and survival. Two lonely migrant workers dream of a place of their own but the dream is shattered in one searing, tragic moment. An extraordinary tale of love, loyalty and the power of hope.
Stageworks Theatre Will Present OF MICE AND MEN, 5/2-5/19
(4/15/2013) - John Steinbeck's timeless American classic, this gripping masterpiece is set in the desperate world of the Great Depression. It is a compelling tale of friendship and survival. Two lonely migrant workers dream of a place of their own but the dream is shattered in one searing, tragic moment. An extraordinary tale of love, loyalty and the power of hope.