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Carol Kassie

Carol Kassie has had a deep and abiding love for the arts, particularly theatre, since she was a small child and her parents presented her with an original Broadway cast recording of "My Fair Lady". Armed with a degree in Theatre from Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University) in Montreal, Canada, she became a librarian. She spent 30 years in Ottawa, Canada, raising two children with her husband, Ralph, working first as a librarian and then in the family's Army/Navy business, all the while actively participating in many of the Ottawa Community's cultural events. A move to South Florida in 2001 offered her an opportunity to return to her first love, theatre, and she jumped at the chance she currently does freelance theatrical marketing, public relations, and audience growth and development for various local and national theatres, theatre companies, and cultural organizations, and serves on the board of directors of the South Florida Theatre League as chairman of the Marketing Committee . www.carolkassie.com
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THE LAST ROMANCE Opens 10/10 at Broward Stage Door TheatreTHE LAST ROMANCE Opens 10/10 at Broward Stage Door Theatre
Posted: Sep. 23, 2014


Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23
Posted: Oct. 13, 2014


THE LAST ROMANCE Opens Tonight at Broward Stage Door TheatreTHE LAST ROMANCE Opens Tonight at Broward Stage Door Theatre
Posted: Oct. 10, 2014


SUNSET BABY and REDWOOD CURTAIN Set for Primal Forces' 2nd SeasonSUNSET BABY and REDWOOD CURTAIN Set for Primal Forces' 2nd Season
Posted: Oct. 21, 2014


OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Play Broward Stage Door Theatre, Begin. 11/1OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Play Broward Stage Door Theatre, Begin. 11/1
Posted: Oct. 22, 2014


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WIESENTHAL to Run at Broward Stage Door Theatre, 1/22-3/16WIESENTHAL to Run at Broward Stage Door Theatre, 1/22-3/16
Posted: Dec. 5, 2013


Steve Solomon to Bring 'CANNOLI, LATKES & GUILT!' to Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2/5-16Solomon to Bring 'CANNOLI, LATKES & GUILT!' to Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2/5-16
Posted: Jan. 16, 2014


WALLENBERG, A NEW MUSICAL DRAMA to Play Lynn University's Wold Center for the Performing Arts, 2/12-13WALLENBERG to Play Lynn University's Wold Center for the Performing Arts, 2/12-13
Posted: Jan. 10, 2014


Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, 11/15-12/31Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, 11/15-12/31
Posted: Oct. 29, 2013


RESPECT: A MUSICAL JOURNEY OF Set for Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 12/5-1/5RESPECT: A MUSICAL JOURNEY OF Set for Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 12/5-1/5
Posted: Oct. 31, 2013


Entr'Acte Theatrix to Present AVENUE Q, 6/19-29Entr'Acte Theatrix to Present AVENUE Q, 6/19-29
Posted: May. 21, 2014


Women's Theatre Project Presents RED HOT PATRIOT: THE KICK-ASS WIT OF MOLLY IVINS, Staring Barbara Bradshaw, 2/28-3/16Women's Theatre Project Presents RED HOT PATRIOT: THE KICK-ASS WIT OF MOLLY IVINS, Staring Barbara Bradshaw, 2/28-3/16
Posted: Feb. 4, 2014


OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Play Broward Stage Door Theatre, Begin. 11/1OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES to Play Broward Stage Door Theatre, Begin. 11/1
October 22, 2014

When Eric Spiegelman and his partner Tim Williams asked film and television producer Sam Hoffman if he had any ideas for an internet website, he pitched the concept of Old Jews Telling Jokes. Millions of views, shares, and guffaws later, Hoffman - in collaboration with Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent, brought his Old Jews to Off-Broadway for an extremely successful run at the Westside Theatre.
SUNSET BABY and REDWOOD CURTAIN Set for Primal Forces' 2nd SeasonSUNSET BABY and REDWOOD CURTAIN Set for Primal Forces' 2nd Season
October 21, 2014

Primal Forces Productions has chosen two entertaining and thought provoking pieces for its second season. The young company's successful production of David Mamet's The Anarchist in March of 2014 has encouraged producer Keith Garsson to continue its mission to 'explore the impact of the tumultuous 1960s on today's generation.' Both plays will be presented at Andrews Living Arts in Ft. Lauderdale.
Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23Boca Raton Theatre Guild to Stage EVERYDAY RAPTURE, 11/7-23
October 13, 2014

The Boca Raton Theatre Guild was looking for something unique as a follow-up to the company's recent successful productions of Pippin and Chicago: 'Something modern - with music that would appeal to all generations,' says producer Keith Garsson.
THE LAST ROMANCE Opens Tonight at Broward Stage Door TheatreTHE LAST ROMANCE Opens Tonight at Broward Stage Door Theatre
October 10, 2014

Playwright Joe DiPietro has become increasingly adept at illustrating the fascinating dynamics of love and family. From his first Off-Broadway success, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, through his Tony Award-winning hit Memphis, DiPietro has examined many aspects of the human connection. In the Broward Stage Door Theatre's upcoming production of The Last Romance, DiPietro explores a relationship between a man and a woman who just happen to be over the age of 65, and the family ties that bind, and pull. The play is a gentle and tender comedy that mixes a lot of humor with a little bit of heartbreak... and opera!
THE LAST ROMANCE Opens 10/10 at Broward Stage Door TheatreTHE LAST ROMANCE Opens 10/10 at Broward Stage Door Theatre
September 23, 2014

Playwright Joe DiPietro has become increasingly adept at illustrating the fascinating dynamics of love and family. From his first Off-Broadway success, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, through his Tony Award-winning hit Memphis, DiPietro has examined many aspects of the human connection. In the Broward Stage Door Theatre's upcoming production of The Last Romance, DiPietro explores a relationship between a man and a woman who just happen to be over the age of 65, and the family ties that bind, and pull. The play is a gentle and tender comedy that mixes a lot of humor with a little bit of heartbreak... and opera!
Evening Star Productions Presents THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES, Now thru 9/28Evening Star Productions Presents THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES, Now thru 9/28
September 12, 2014

Evening Star Productions will follow up their sold out August production of William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors with Frank Gilroy's multi-award winning play The Subject Was Roses. The play will open tonight, September 12th, and run through September 28th at Sol Theatre in Boca Raton.
Pigs Do Fly Productions Presents FIFTY PLUS - A NEW ATTITUDE! at Empire Stage, Now thru 9/21Pigs Do Fly Productions Presents FIFTY PLUS - A NEW ATTITUDE! at Empire Stage, Now thru 9/21
September 11, 2014

Audience response to Pigs Do Fly Productions' first outing, Fifty Plus -- A Celebration of Life... As We Know It confirmed what the company's producer and artistic director, Ellen Wacher already knew - that the short, humorous plays she and her production team chose to present last May in Ft. Lauderdale would resonate with theatre patrons of all ages. The show sold out at Empire Stage, and sold even more tickets than anticipated when it ran for eight 'encore' performances in Boca Raton in August. The company's newest production Fifty Plus -- A New Attitude! will run at Empire Stage from tonight, September 11th through September 21st.
Evening Star Productions to Present THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES, 9/12-28Evening Star Productions to Present THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES, 9/12-28
September 2, 2014

Evening Star Productions will follow up their sold out August production of William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors with Frank Gilroy's multi-award winning play The Subject Was Roses. The play will open on September 12th, and run through September 28th at Sol Theatre in Boca Raton.
Pigs Do Fly Productions to Present FIFTY PLUS - A NEW ATTITUDE! at Empire Stage, 9/11-21Pigs Do Fly Productions to Present FIFTY PLUS - A NEW ATTITUDE! at Empire Stage, 9/11-21
August 26, 2014

Audience response to Pigs Do Fly Productions' first outing, Fifty Plus -- A Celebration of Life... As We Know It confirmed what the company's producer and artistic director, Ellen Wacher already knew - that the short, humorous plays she and her production team chose to present last May in Ft. Lauderdale would resonate with theatre patrons of all ages. The show sold out at Empire Stage, and sold even more tickets than anticipated when it ran for eight 'encore' performances in Boca Raton in August. The company's newest production Fifty Plus -- A New Attitude! will run at Empire Stage from September 11th through September 21st.
Evening Star Productions Presents THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, Now thru 8/31Evening Star Productions Presents THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, Now thru 8/31
August 22, 2014

Evening Star Productions' August production has just about everything any theatre-goer would want to see on stage: comedy, romance, suspense, adventure, several cases of mistaken identity, and a happy ending. William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors might have been written in 1594, but it's as funny and witty and sharp in 2014 as it was 420 years ago.
Sol Children Theatre to Partner with Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Theatre ClassesSol Children Theatre to Partner with Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Theatre Classes
August 13, 2014

This fall Sol Children Theatre of Boca Raton will partner with the Karen Slattery Educational Research Center for Child Development to offer students classes in Creative Drama and Movement and Musical Theatre Performance Experience. The Center, located on the Boca Raton campus of Florida Atlantic University is affiliated with the College of Education.
Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? THE SOUNDTRACK OF AN ERA, 8/22-9/28Broward Stage Door Theatre to Present WHAT'S NEW PUSSYCAT? THE SOUNDTRACK OF AN ERA, 8/22-9/28
August 12, 2014

When Broward Stage Door Theatre's artistic director Derelle Bunn mentioned to director Michael Leeds and choreographer Kevin Black that she had an open time slot for a show, and asked them if they'd be interested in 'doing something', they jumped at the chance. "Kevin and I have wanted to work together for a while, and this was a terrific opportunity," says Leeds. "And then, of course, the question became - what should we do?!"
Conundrum Stages Presents CAFE CONUNDRUM at Sunrise Civic Center TonightConundrum Stages Presents CAFE CONUNDRUM at Sunrise Civic Center Tonight
August 8, 2014

After 6 years of variety showcases, Conundrum Stages will present its first ever production at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre at 8 pm tonight, August 8th. The production will feature a wide variety of exciting talent from across the tri-county spectrum.
BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE Opens Today at the Broward Stage Door TheatreBUTTERFLIES ARE FREE Opens Today at the Broward Stage Door Theatre
August 1, 2014

The reviews for Leonard Gershe's Butterflies Are Free were unanimously raves when it opened on Broadway in 1969, and the play ended up winning a number of awards that season. The play focuses on Don Baker, blind since birth, whose over-protective mother is forced to come to terms with her son's bid for independence when he sets up in a Manhattan apartment on his own. He soon makes the acquaintance of his off-the-wall, liberated, actress neighbor Jill. Don learns the kind of things from Jill that his mother would never have taught him! And Jill learns from Don what growing up and being free is really all about.
Evening Star Productions to Present THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, 8/22-31Evening Star Productions to Present THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, 8/22-31
July 29, 2014

Evening Star Productions' August production has just about everything any theatre-goer would want to see on stage: comedy, romance, suspense, adventure, several cases of mistaken identity, and a happy ending. William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors might have been written in 1594, but it's as funny and witty and sharp in 2014 as it was 420 years ago.
Pigs Do Fly Productions to Present Encore Production of FIFTY PLUS - A CELEBRATION OF LIFE... AS WE KNOW IT! in Boca Raton, 8/14-24Pigs Do Fly Productions to Present Encore Production of FIFTY PLUS - A CELEBRATION OF LIFE... AS WE KNOW IT! in Boca Raton, 8/14-24
July 22, 2014

Pigs Do Fly Productions' Fifty Plus - A Celebration of Life... As We Know It sold out almost every performance when it played at Empire Stage in May. The good 'word of mouth' and positive reviews intrigued Showtime Performing Arts Theatre's Marilyn Perry; she attended a performance and liked what she saw - so much so that she issued an invitation to Pigs Do Fly producer Ellen Wacher to reprise the production at Perry's own theatre in Boca Raton.
Conundrum Stages to Present CAFE CONUNDRUM at Sunrise Civic Center, 8/8Conundrum Stages to Present CAFE CONUNDRUM at Sunrise Civic Center, 8/8
July 16, 2014

After 6 years of variety showcases, Conundrum Stages will present its first ever production at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre at 8 pm on August 8th. The production will feature a wide variety of exciting talent from across the tri-county spectrum.
BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE to Open 8/1 at the Broward Stage Door TheatreBUTTERFLIES ARE FREE to Open 8/1 at the Broward Stage Door Theatre
July 15, 2014

The reviews for Leonard Gershe's Butterflies Are Free were unanimously raves when it opened on Broadway in 1969, and the play ended up winning a number of awards that season. The play focuses on Don Baker, blind since birth, whose over-protective mother is forced to come to terms with her son's bid for independence when he sets up in a Manhattan apartment on his own. He soon makes the acquaintance of his off-the-wall, liberated, actress neighbor Jill. Don learns the kind of things from Jill that his mother would never have taught him! And Jill learns from Don what growing up and being free is really all about.
South Florida Theatre League to Present Play Reading Fundraiser THE DANA PLAYS, 7/14South Florida Theatre League to Present Play Reading Fundraiser THE DANA PLAYS, 7/14
June 26, 2014

On July 14th the South Florida Theatre League will present The Dana Plays, a play reading fundraiser inspired by Dana Castellano, a beloved member of the local theatrical community.
Entr'Acte Theatrix Presents AVENUE Q, Now thru 6/29Entr'Acte Theatrix Presents AVENUE Q, Now thru 6/29
June 19, 2014

Avenue Q has been called the 'funniest dirty musical' or 'the dirtiest funny musical' ever. Written by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez (The Book of Mormon, Frozen) the Tony Award-winning show is a clever and irreverent look at the world through the eyes of the residents of Avenue Q as they explore and address the issues associated with growing up in the 'real' world, rather than the one their parents - and Sesame Street - described to them. Using a unique combination of humans and puppets, the musical chronicles its characters' struggles to find decent jobs, stable relationships, and their purpose in life.


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