BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

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BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Ft. Lauderdale in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces $10 Million Endowment


The Maltz Family Foundation has announced an exceptional gift: a three-to-one matching challenge grant to secure a $10 million endowment for the Maltz Jupiter Theatre.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Yelaney, Ross, et al. Join McKechnie in TheatreWorks' LITTLE WOMEN


Broadway star and legendary entertainer Donna McKechnie will return to TheatreZone in Naples, cast as Marmee in Little Women: The Broadway Musical. Joining McKechnie in the production will be Megan Y... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Broadway Veteran, Tony Winner Gary Beach to Star in HELLO, DOLLY, 3/13-4/1


The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is heading into the final show of its 2011/12 season. The Tony Award-winning classic musical Hello, Dolly! bursts onto the Theatre's stage March 13 through April 1, directed... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Announces 2012/13 Season Of Shows


The 2012/13 season brings with it a major milestone: the Maltz Jupiter Theatre's Tenth Anniversary Season Celebration. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Jim Caruso's Cast Party Celebrates Local Talent At The Crest Theatre 3/5-6


Jim Caruso's Cast Party will debut at The Crest Theatre in Delray Beach, Florida for two nights, March 5 and 6 at 8pm. The 'extreme open mic' will be hosted by Jim Caruso with musical director Billy S... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Florida Grand Opera's Flash Mob at Miami Airport


Travelers at the Miami Int. Airport were treated to a surprise performance by Florida Grand Opera singers on Feb. 29th, courtesy of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's 'Random Acts of Culture... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: StarStruck Theatre Presents FOREVER PLAID


The 1950s revue FOREVER PLAID is set to open March 15 at the new StarStruck Theatre in Stuart, Florida. This limited engagement will play for one weekend only, March 15-18.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Florida Grand Opera's Flash Mob at Miami Airport


Travelers at the Miami Int. Airport were treated to a surprise performance by Florida Grand Opera singers on Feb. 29th, courtesy of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's 'Random Acts of Culture... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

RENT School Edition Coming to StarStruck Theatre in Stuart, 4/20-29


Building on the success of the first Professional Series in its new, state-of-the-art facility, StarStruck Theatre announces its upcoming Student Series production of RENT: School Edition. Music Thea... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre Presents PETER PAN: THE MUSICAL, 5/11-13


Dillard Center for the Arts presents Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre's production of Piers Chater-Robinson's Peter Pan: The Musical, running from May 11-13, 2012, Friday 7pm, Saturday and Sunday 2p... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Veterans Speaker Forum Presents Two Public Concert Forums, 5/18-5/19


The Veterans Speakers Forum has scheduled two public Concert forums. Admission is free with open seating on a first-come, first-served basis. ... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: West Orange High School Theatre Presents ALL SHOOK UP; Plays Thru 5/27


The nationally recognized, multi-award winning West Orange High School Theatre Department, under the direction of Mr. Ken Rush, will close their 2011-2012 season with the all-school presentation of th... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theatre Presents AIRPLAYZ, 6/9


Saturday evening, June 9th, at 7:30 p.m. master actors from The Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theatre (BRIFT) will enact The Maltese Falcon in much the same way as it was presented during the gol... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre Presents HAIRSPRAY, 7/20-21


Fort Lauderdale Children's Theatre presents HAIRSPRAY, July 20 & 21, 2012, Friday 7:30pm and Saturday 2pm & 7:30pm at the Broward Center, located at 201 Southwest 5th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, Fla.... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theatre Welcomes Bara Swain, 6/23


By special invitation from Burt Reynolds, award-winning playwright Bara Swain will be coming to Jupiter, Fla. Ms. Swain will host an evening of her plays on center stage at The Burt Reynolds Institute... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

FLCT Presents Katie Couric's BRAND NEW KID Musical, 6/29 & 6/30


FLCT Presents City Theatre and Orlando Rep's Production of THE BRAND NEW KID, adapted from the children's book by Katie Couric, Friday, June 29 at 7pm, and Saturday, June 30 at 11am and 2pm at the FLC... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Lake Worth Playhouse to Present HAIRSPRAY, 7/5


The Lake Worth Playhouse is thrilled to preview our 60th season with the sensational HAIRSPRAY, a musical that soars with fabulous music and choreography sure to leave you swinging like the 60's!... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Lake Worth's HAIRSPRAY, Opening 7/6


The Lake Worth Playhouse presents their 60th season with HAIRSPRAY, directed by Clayton Phillips, now playing through July 29th at the Lake Worth Playhouse. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the prod... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

High School Students Focus on Bullying in Maltz Jupiter Theatre's THE LARAMIE PROJECT, 9/8


Bullying is a problem that affects millions of students of all ages and races. But a group of high school students at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre is doing something about it. Under the guidance of indus... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Palm Beach Dramaworks' THE FANTASTICKS Shines Bright in the Moonlight of West Palm Beach


Palm Beach Dramaworks christened their new space on Clematis Street in downtown West Palm Beach with a fresh production of the world's longest running musical "The Fantasticks" on Friday night.... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

THE DRAWER BOY, WAAFRIKA and More Set for Thinking Cap Theatre's 2012-13 Season


Thinking Cap Theatre has announced its 2012-13 season, featuring all-american genderf*ck cabaret, The Drawer Boy, The Rover and Waafrika.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Emmy Legend and Tony Nominee Valerie Harper Stars in Parker Playhouse's LOOPED, 2/26-3/3


Four-time Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Valerie Harper triumphantly returns to Fort Lauderdale in the National Tour of Matthew Lombardo's madcap comedy LOOPED, February 26-March 3, 2013 at ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Burt Reynolds Institute Presents VISIONS AND VOICES Tonight, 8/4


This evening, August 4th, center stage at The Burt Reynolds Institute will host VISIONS AND VOICES, an evening of staged readings of original one acts performed by students from Burt Reynolds' Master ... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Florida State's School of Theatre Alumni Featured in Broadway's CHAPLIN THE MUSICAL!


Alumni from the School of Theatre at Florida State University, Justin Bowen ('09) and Leslie Flesner, ('08) are performing in Chaplin the Musical - "the big musical about the little tramp." ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: School of Theatre at Florida State Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART, 10/5-10/14


With its national reputation, the School of Theatre at Florida State premieres its theatrical season with Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning Crimes of the Heart directed by MFA Directing candidate M... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Ghost Light Society Presents 3rd Annual Speakeasy Soirée, 10/6


Ghost Light Society presents the 3rd Annual Speakeasy Soirée, Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM at the Parker Playhouse. Tickets are $78.50, $98.50 after September 6th for non-members.... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

18 Silver Palm Awards to Honor Theatrical Excellence in 2011-12, 12/3


The Silver Palm Theatre Awards committee, founded five years ago to honor theatrical excellence in South Florida, has announced that this year it will present the coveted award to 18 individuals.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Mia Matthews Stars in One-Woman Show DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND at Plaza Theatre, 10/13 & 14


Actress Mia Matthews stars in a new one-woman show celebrating Hollywood Bombshells, 'Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend' at the Plaza Theatre in Manalapan. Creative team includes Broadway musical dire... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Broadway's Kevin Covert Returns to Alma Mater, FSU, for HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING


The School of Theatre at Florida State welcomes home one of its extremely successful alums, Kevin Covert. Covert is back in Tallahassee to play a featured role in the school's upcoming production of H... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Video The Vote Readies 2012 Florida Election Monitoring Program for Nov 6


Video The Vote, a national network of citizen journalists, is announcing its 2012 Election Day monitoring program, which will feature a nationwide push encouraging all voters to document disenfranchis... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

WICKED Returns to the Broward Center, 1/30


After record breaking runs in 2006, 2008 and 2011 WICKED will return to Ft. Lauderdale this January for a limited 3-week engagement. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale at 10:00am on Friday, ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

Arturo Chacon-Cruz and Ailyn Perez Lead Florida Grand Opera's LA BOHEME, 11/17-12/8


Florida Grand Opera's 72nd season is marked by the return of company favorites. The company's season opener is none other than Puccini's internationally beloved La bohème, taking place at the Adrienne... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

SISTER ACT National Tour Plays the Broward Center, 12/18


Just in time to cheer up the holiday season and to welcome the New Year, producers Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment announce casting for the North American Tour of five-ti... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: Promo Video and 25th Anniversary Wishes to Actors Playhouse and THE LAST FIVE YEARS


Actors' Playhouse welcomes back Broadway star Janet Dacal and fan favorite Christopher A. Kent as they star in Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk Award-winning musical The Last Five Years from December 5... (read more...)
BWW's Top Ft. Lauderdale Theatre Stories of 2012

The 7th Annual Festival of the Arts Boca is Set for March 7-16, Line-Up Includes Audra McDonald


The 7th Annual Festival of the Arts Boca will be presented March 7-16, 2013 by The Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real and Mizner Park Cultural Arts Cent... (read more...)

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