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Archive for August, 2011

08/22/2011

Chicago

The Manatee Players Riverfront Theatre has produced the Kander-Ebb-Fosse musical Chicago several times over the years I’’ve been attending shows there. The current production just may be the best one yet. That’s in large part because of three things: the sure hand of director-choreographer Dewayne Barrett, who faithfully reproduces those patented Fosse dance moves (with […]

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08/12/2011

Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun

Norm Foster has been among the most successful playwrights in Canada over the past 20 years, and watching his Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun, currently closing out the Banyan Theater Company’s summer season, it’s easy to see why. Judging from this particular play, Foster’s enduring popularity might be due to the accessibility of his […]

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08/8/2011

The Savannah Disputation

How many times, both onstage and in real life, has the scene been set for comic or dramatic disruption by the simple ringing of a doorbell? Chalk up one more time with Evan Smith’s The Savannah Disputation, now onstage at Florida Studio Theatre. The ringer at the door is Melissa (Lindsey Wochley), a young evangelical […]

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