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BWW Reviews: Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA - A New Girl of the Cinders Review BWW Reviews: Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA - A New Girl of the Cinders
by Jimmy Ferraro - October 23, 2014

If you like classic fairytales with a new, comedic, contemporary twist, Rodgers + Hammerstein's "CINDERELLA" is the show for you, and the entire family! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Thought-Provoking NUREYEV'S EYES at American Stage Review BWW Reviews: Thought-Provoking NUREYEV'S EYES at American Stage
by Peter Nason - October 19, 2014

Two actors in top form capture the spirit of Rudolf Nureyev and Jamie Wyeth in a wonderfully intimate production that needs to be seen during its brief run. (more...)


BWW Reviews: SUITE SURRENDER at the Carrollwood Players Review BWW Reviews: SUITE SURRENDER at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - October 19, 2014

Despite some issues, it's best to surrender to the show's madcap hilarity, marvelous set and memorable characters. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Vastly Entertaining SUPERIOR DONUTS at Stageworks Review BWW Reviews: Vastly Entertaining SUPERIOR DONUTS at Stageworks
by Peter Nason - October 13, 2014

Travis Brown makes a stunning debut with a top-notch cast in this wonderfully acted show that should not be missed. (more...)


BWW Review: Fringe Favorite SEASONS Brings New Work Excitement to Florida Tour Review BWW Review: Fringe Favorite SEASONS Brings New Work Excitement to Florida Tour
by Matt Tamanini - October 06, 2014

There is something exhilarating about sitting in the audience watching a new work that you think could eventually become something special. More so than any other artistic medium, pieces of musical theatre require extensive gestation periods, sometimes with years numbering in the decades. So to see a musical, somewhat early on in that process, presents an exciting opportunity to be a part of its growth. Such was the case when I saw SEASONS at Orlando Shakespeare's Mandell Theatre, which is in the midst of a state-wide tour. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Jobsite Theater's THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO at the Shimberg Review BWW Reviews: Jobsite Theater's THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - September 15, 2014

Jobsite's first play of the season is a winner; if this is any indication of the shows to come, it's going to be quite an exciting year of theater. (more...)


BWW Reviews: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Carrollwood Players Review BWW Reviews: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - September 09, 2014

A great set, a great plant, and great leads make for a show that is so much fun that it should not be missed. (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE SCOTT & PATTI SHOW Crosses the Bridge to Tampa Review BWW Reviews: THE SCOTT & PATTI SHOW Crosses the Bridge to Tampa
by Desiree Fantal - August 18, 2014

Scott and Patti, Florida's only Mother/Son Cabaret Duo, bring fun and flair to Tampa's Stageworks Theatre. (more...)


BWW Reviews:  PETER PAN JR. at Stage West Review BWW Reviews: PETER PAN JR. at Stage West
by Peter Nason - August 10, 2014

Don't come in expecting the Broadway classic; this version is pure Disney. Although the fast moving show doesn't reach the heights of some of Stage West's earlier youth shows, it's perfect for kids. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Magical PIPPIN at Camp IDS Musical Theatre Review BWW Reviews: Magical PIPPIN at Camp IDS Musical Theatre
by Peter Nason - August 03, 2014

Despite some obvious messiness in the production, the cast does a phenomenal job of bringing Stephen Schwartz's Brechtian musical to life. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The World Premiere of COUPLED at the Jimmy Ferraro Studio Theatre Review BWW Reviews: The World Premiere of COUPLED at the Jimmy Ferraro Studio Theatre
by Peter Nason - July 22, 2014

It's a lively, fun, yet moving musical that fits that needed niche between the young marrieds in "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" and the older "Menopause: The Musical" ladies. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Laughter Abounds in NOISES OFF at Carrollwood Players Theatre Review BWW Reviews: Laughter Abounds in NOISES OFF at Carrollwood Players Theatre
by Peter Nason - July 21, 2014

Even with some flaws in the production, the mirth never stops in NOISES OFF. It's marvelous fun. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Jobsite's Inventive INVENTING VAN GOGH at the Shimberg Review BWW Reviews: Jobsite's Inventive INVENTING VAN GOGH at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason - July 15, 2014

INVENTING VAN GOGH is a beautifully written and acted time-skipping love letter to art history, an accurate examination of the struggles each artist (not just Van Gogh) faces in the creation of something new, and a mystery in a world that has a hard time telling the difference between what is genuine and what is imagination. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Intriguing INVENTING VAN GOGH at Jobsite Theater Review BWW Reviews: Intriguing INVENTING VAN GOGH at Jobsite Theater
by Desiree Fantal - July 14, 2014

Patrick Stone is a Van Gogh-hating painter suffering from artist's block. He is approached by an unscrupulous art dealer who convinces him into attempting to produce a forgery of Van Gogh's last work - which may or may not actually exist. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Jobsite's RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at the Jaeb Review BWW Reviews: Jobsite's RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at the Jaeb
by Peter Nason - June 23, 2014

What do you do when a production is first rate, when everyone onstage is absolutely stellar, but the forced camp of the script grounds the entire enterprise? (more...)


BWW Reviews: CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES - Top of Your 'Must-See' List Review BWW Reviews: CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES - Top of Your 'Must-See' List
by Jimmy Ferraro - June 18, 2014

Definitely see "Church Basement Ladies" and this incredible new space. ...the outstanding performances, character bonding and the truths of these four women will resonate. The sold-out audience was enthralled the night I went, appreciative at seeing professional performers shining on a brand new stage. As for the Jimmy Ferraro Studio Theatre, it looks like it will be a New Port Richey touchstone for a long time to come. And with that, we all would like to say to Mr. Ferraro as well as to the cast and crew of "Church Basement Ladies": Welcome home! (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE CEMETERY CLUB - Laughter and Tears Abound, by Guest Reviewer Peter Nason Review BWW Reviews: THE CEMETERY CLUB - Laughter and Tears Abound, by Guest Reviewer Peter Nason
by Jimmy Ferraro - June 18, 2014

"The Cemetery Club" proves why the Carrollwood Players is considered one of the finest community theatres in the area; it does things right. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR Keeps Audience Laughing Review BWW Reviews: The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR Keeps Audience Laughing
by Jimmy Ferraro - May 05, 2014

The Carrollwood Players production of 'The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR' keeps the audience laughing. And so if you like a fun-filled 'bedroom farce', Go See 'The AMOROUS AMBASSADOR' and see for yourself what all the laughter is about! (more...)


BWW Reviews: STOMP - An Unforgettable Experience Review BWW Reviews: STOMP - An Unforgettable Experience
by Jimmy Ferraro - May 01, 2014

... let me say this, I give 'STOMP' FIVE STARS! This production is not to be missed! GO EXPERIENCE 'STOMP' for yourself! It is AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE! (more...)


BWW Reviews: JERSEY BOYS - A Blockbuster Hit Review BWW Reviews: JERSEY BOYS - A Blockbuster Hit
by Jimmy Ferraro - April 10, 2014

'JERSEY BOYS' is a MUST SEE PRODUCTION! 'JERSEY BOYS' is a BLOCKBUSTER HIT! The opening night crowd screamed and whistled and applauded from the moment the show began. They jumped to their feet for a rousing, well deserved STANDING OVATION! (more...)


BWW Reviews: BERMUDA AVENUE TRIANGLE - Wacky, Over-the-Top Laughs Review BWW Reviews: BERMUDA AVENUE TRIANGLE - Wacky, Over-the-Top Laughs
by Jimmy Ferraro - March 24, 2014

'If you like broad, over-the-top comedy, THIS is the show for YOU!' (more...)


BWW Reviews: EVITA - A New Rendition Review BWW Reviews: EVITA - A New Rendition
by Jimmy Ferraro - March 20, 2014

EVITA won 7 Tony Awards including Best Musical and six Drama Desk Awards. If you never saw a live, production of "EVITA", GO SEE IT! (more...)


BWW Reviews: CRIMES OF THE HEART a Charmer Review BWW Reviews: CRIMES OF THE HEART a Charmer
by Jimmy Ferraro - March 17, 2014

'CRIMES OF THE HEART' is a charmingly good production. GO SEE IT! (more...)


BWW Reviews: SOCIAL SECURITY - A First Rate Production! Review BWW Reviews: SOCIAL SECURITY - A First Rate Production!
by Jimmy Ferraro - February 17, 2014

The audience laughed and giggled throughout the performance. And they weren't the only ones! I joined them, shaking my head and laughing out loud too! And..I've seen the show many times over the years. This is a First Rate Production! BRAVO! (more...)


BWW Reviews: ONCE - A Charming, Romantic Musical Review BWW Reviews: ONCE - A Charming, Romantic Musical
by Jimmy Ferraro - February 13, 2014

The cast is brilliantly talented....Every member acts, sings, dances. AND plays an instrument. And sometimes they do ALL at the same time! BRAVO! The show gives us all hope and promise and a perfect Valentine reminder: 'What can be more important than Love'... GO SEE THIS WONDERFUL SHOW! (more...)


 
🔀TAMPA SHOWS
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella in TampaRodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
(Runs 10/21 - 10/26)
Cinderella in TampaCinderella
(Runs 10/21 - 10/26)
Vampire Lesbians of Sodom in TampaVampire Lesbians of Sodom
(Runs 10/29 - 11/23)
Dirty Dancing in TampaDirty Dancing
(Runs 12/2 - 12/7)
The Phantom of the Opera in TampaThe Phantom of the Opera
(Runs 12/17 - 1/4)
The Book of Mormon in TampaThe Book of Mormon
(Runs 1/20 - 2/1)

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