Ft. Myers/Naples Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Broadway Palm is Fabulously Fun! BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! at Broadway Palm is Fabulously Fun!
by Emily Yorgey - February 17, 2018

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre never fails to transport you to another world with their productions, and MAMMA MIA! is no exception. From the familiar storyline of MAMMA MIA! and songs of ABBA, to the fun costumes and choreography, this show is one of the best productions Broadway Palm has brought to ... (more...)
BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Broadway Palm BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Broadway Palm
by Fran Thomas - February 17, 2018

In a world filled with #MeToo, it is wonderful to see a show that celebrates female power and friendships. Mamma Mia has two sets of gal pals of different generations who have each others' backs. To reinforce the message, the Prather organization chose Pace Center for Girls as the recipient of its c... (more...)
BWW Review: NIGHT AND DAY at Florida Rep is Delightfully De-Lovely! BWW Review: NIGHT AND DAY at Florida Rep is Delightfully De-Lovely!
by Emily Yorgey - February 02, 2018

I absolutely recommend you see NIGHT AND DAY before it leaves Southwest Florida; this show is most definitely going places, and I promise that you do not want to miss the opportunity to say that you saw it premiere at Florida Rep first. Between the fantastic singing, acting, and dancing, the beautif... (more...)
BWW Review: HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES at Florida Rep is Clever and Comical! BWW Review: HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES at Florida Rep is Clever and Comical!
by Emily Yorgey - January 24, 2018

HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES was absolutely one of the best shows I've seen at Florida Rep. From the brilliant acting, to the hilarious storyline, to the uniqueness of how the Fosters and Phillips' lives were portrayed on the stage this is not a show to be missed. I highly recommend seeing HOW THE OTHE... (more...)
BWW Review: THE PRICE at Gulfshore Playhouse BWW Review: THE PRICE at Gulfshore Playhouse
by Emily Yorgey - January 19, 2018

If you are looking for a more low-key play that makes you think about the conflicts between obligation, desires, time, and money, THE PRICE is absolutely for you. Gulfshore Playhouse manages to bring to life a complex, compelling show that many people will be able to learn something from. Every aspe... (more...)
BWW Review: CHICAGO Razzle Dazzles The Audience at Broadway Palm! BWW Review: CHICAGO Razzle Dazzles The Audience at Broadway Palm!
by Emily Yorgey - January 07, 2018

Broadway Palm's production of CHICAGO brought one of the most classic, well-known, jazzy musicals to life. From the costumes, to the music, to the acting, singing, and dancing; Broadway Palm sure knows how to Razzle Dazzle the audience, in the best way possible.... (more...)
BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pine Island Playhouse BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pine Island Playhouse
by Fran Thomas - December 11, 2017

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BWW Review: THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO at Florida Rep is Cheerful and Charming! BWW Review: THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO at Florida Rep is Cheerful and Charming!
by Emily Yorgey - December 03, 2017

Florida Repertory Theatre's production of THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO was an absolutely charming show. There were many funny, lighthearted moments throughout the show, but there was also a good amount of tension between characters, due to differences in their faith. It was a unique and very beautiful... (more...)
BWW Review: THE MOUSETRAP at Cultural Park Theater BWW Review: THE MOUSETRAP at Cultural Park Theater
by Emily Yorgey - November 29, 2017

Cultural Park Theater's production of THE MOUSETRAP, despite clear efforts from the cast and crew to put on a good show, felt a little off.... (more...)
BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY at Broadway Palm Brings Holiday Fun to All! BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY at Broadway Palm Brings Holiday Fun to All!
by Emily Yorgey - November 26, 2017

Broadway Palm's production of A CHRISTMAS STORY is absolutely one of their best shows yet. It is a heartwarming tale; a classic story many people know and love to watch around Christmas time. Infamous quotes, like 'you'll shoot your eye out,' and well-known objects, like the leg lamp and the bunny o... (more...)
BWW Review: LEADING LADIES at Gulfshore Playhouse is Wonderfully Witty! BWW Review: LEADING LADIES at Gulfshore Playhouse is Wonderfully Witty!
by Emily Yorgey - November 12, 2017

Gulfshore Playhouse's LEADING LADIES is absolutely the show to see if you want a fun, entertaining, and unique night of theatre. The acting was fantastic, the jokes were precise and perfectly delivered, and the story, written by Ken Ludwig, has easily become one of my new favorites. I highly suggest... (more...)
BWW Review: SYLVIA at Florida Repertory Theatre is Doggone Delightful! BWW Review: SYLVIA at Florida Repertory Theatre is Doggone Delightful!
by Emily Yorgey - October 28, 2017

If you have ever wondered what your dog would say if they could talk, SYLVIA is absolutely the show for you. And even if you don't have a dog or other kind of pet, I guarantee you'll still appreciate the humor, wit, and charm of Florida Rep's production of SYLVIA.... (more...)
BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is Magical! BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is Magical!
by Emily Yorgey - October 17, 2017

PIPPIN at Broadway Palm is definitely a production you do not want to miss. From the amazingly strong acting, to the incredible singing, and, of course, the spectacular dancing and acrobatics, there is something for everyone in this show.... (more...)
BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm
by Fran Thomas - October 14, 2017

Quadruple threat cast brings magic to Broadway Palm... (more...)
BWW Review: OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Delights Audiences at Florida Repertory Theatre BWW Review: OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Delights Audiences at Florida Repertory Theatre
by Emily Yorgey - September 22, 2017

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley was, to sum it up in a word, delightful. Florida Rep proves that you don't need a big cast to have a hilarious, sad, romantic, and very engaging show. This was a perfect 20th season opener for Florida Rep, and I absolutely recommend seeing it if you get the ... (more...)
BWW Review: Grooving Along to GROOVIN': THE 60'S & 70'S MUSICAL at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre BWW Review: Grooving Along to GROOVIN': THE 60'S & 70'S MUSICAL at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
by Emily Yorgey - September 12, 2017

A couple of days before Hurricane Irma hit Florida--and more specifically, hit the Ft. Myers/Naples, FL region of BroadwayWorld--I was grooving along to Broadway Palm's production of GROOVIN': THE 60'S & 70'S MUSICAL. It was the most fun, perfect production to see mid-hurricane anxiety and though th... (more...)
BWW Review: Fusion of POETRY & MUSIC UNITE Unmatched Experience, Recital BWW Review: Fusion of POETRY & MUSIC UNITE Unmatched Experience, Recital
by Trevor Durham - August 17, 2017

The beautiful suite prepared by William Dawson Jr. and the poetry of Florida's Poet Laureate Peter Meinke came together like a beautiful, strong cocktail- waves of the fused art forms crashed audiences note after note in unforgettable fashion.... (more...)
BWW Review: SISTER ACT at The Naples Players is 'Fabulous, Baby!' BWW Review: SISTER ACT at The Naples Players is 'Fabulous, Baby!'
by Emily Yorgey - July 07, 2017

Raise your voice! SISTER ACT at The Naples Players is 'Fabulous, Baby!' A skillful cast and entertaining musical numbers make this production absolutely fantastic. I highly recommend seeing this production if you want a fun, lively, heartwarming evening (or afternoon).... (more...)
BWW Review: MARY POPPINS at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! BWW Review: MARY POPPINS at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
by Emily Yorgey - July 02, 2017

Broadway Palm's MARY POPPINS is one of the best productions I have ever seen, hands down--and I have seen quite a few musicals. While I was unsure how they would top their previous production, CLUE THE MUSICAL, Broadway Palm absolutely manages to do so. Don't miss this Supercalifragilisticexpialidoc... (more...)
BWW Review: MARY POPPINS at Broadway Palm BWW Review: MARY POPPINS at Broadway Palm
by Fran Thomas - July 01, 2017

If the stress of living in today's world is getting to you, take yourself to Broadway Palm, spit spot, where you can spend a couple hours surrounded by the magic of Mary Poppins.... (more...)
BWW Review: CLUE THE MUSICAL at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre BWW Review: CLUE THE MUSICAL at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre
by Emily Yorgey - May 26, 2017

Broadway Palm brilliantly transforms a well-known board game, CLUE, into an entertaining, humorous, and interactive musical that is not to be missed! Will you figure out Whodunnit?... (more...)
BWW Review: FACULTY RECITAL at FSW BlackBox Theater BWW Review: FACULTY RECITAL at FSW BlackBox Theater
by Fran Thomas - April 26, 2017

Music faculty at Florida SouthWestern State College presented an eclectic concert to an audience of students, faculty, friends, and community members.... (more...)