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BWW's Top Miami Theatre Stories of 2012


BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Miami 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!


BWW FLORIDA Review JERSEY BOYS One Of The Greatest Musicals You Will Ever See

JERSEY BOYS did it again. Ruined a good night's sleep, that's what it did. For this musical, based on the life and careers of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is thrilling, masterful, and certainl... (read more...)

Alvin Ailey AMERICAN DANCE THEATER At The Arsht Center

Led by Miami native Robert Battle in his inaugural season as Artistic Director, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world's favorite dance companies, returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center fo... (read more...)

Entr'Acte Theatrix' Presents The Beloved Musical GODSPELL

The young performers in Entr'Acte Theatrix' upcoming production of Godspell are hard at work preparing for their January 12th opening night at the Borland Center, but no one is complaining! In fact, t... (read more...)


Gulfshore Playhouse to Present Ken Ludwig's THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY

Ken Ludwig is an internationally acclaimed playwright whose many hits on Broadway, in London's West End and throughout the world have made his name synonymous with modern comedy. He has had six shows ... (read more...)

BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA 2012-13 Season At Ft. Lauderdale's Broward Center & Parker Playhouse


The Waterfront Playhouse Presents THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE

The Waterfront Playhouse will open the Broadway musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" on Thursday, March 8th. This Tony Award-winning musical is the jubilant and touching story of a gro... (read more...)


Kathleen Turner Genius Glows In HIGH

There is much to be said about a play that kept me thinking for hours. Indeed, HIGH kept me and my theater going companion arguing about the play for well over an hour. For HIGH is a play which work... (read more...)

Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL Long May He Fly!

Billy Elliot THE MUSICAL, the Tony Winning show has soared into the Broward Center for too brief a stay. Based on the film Billy Elliot, this musical is about dreams, acceptance, and winning against ... (read more...)

Lea Salonga & David Burnham Celebrate Broadway & Disney With THE PALM BEACH POPS

The sixth and final concert series in The Palm Beach Pops' 20th Anniversary Season, The Magic of Broadway and Disney Favorites will feature Broadway stars Lea Salonga, Tony and Drama Desk Winner, best... (read more...)


TOM OF FINLAND: Male Masterworks at Miami Beach's World Erotic Art Museum


SOUTH PACIFIC A Breathtaking Production Of A Masterpiece

No matter what you do to a production of SOUTH PACIFIC, it is still going to have that unbelievably great Rodgers and Hammerstein score. Decades after SOUTH PACIFIC premiered on Broadway, won the Pul... (read more...)

DEATH AND Harry Houdini Miami Premiere At The Arsht Center

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly presents The House Theatre of Chicago's critically-acclaimed production of DEATH and Harry Houdini. This play marks the s... (read more...)


DISNEY'S THE LION KING Leaps To Miami's Arsht Center - Now Playing

In its 15th year, THE LION KING remains ascendant, recently becoming the highest-grossing Broadway show in history. Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 19 productions around the globe ha... (read more...)

DAS BARBECÜ Kicks Off Florida Studio Theatre's Summer 2012 Season, 6/13-7/15

The 2012 Summer Season kicks off with the fiery fun musical DAS BARBECÜ in the Keating Theatre, June 13 through July 15. Subscriptions to FST's three-show summer season may be purchased for as little ... (read more...)

Arnold Mittelman and National Jewish Theater Foundation Create the First Holocaust Theater Archive Conference

Arnold Mittelman, President and Producing Artistic Director of the the National Jewish Theater Foundation (NJTF) today announced the upcoming, first-of-its-kind, Holocaust Theater Archive (HTA) Confer... (read more...)


LA CAGE AUX FOLLES A Joyous Revival I Loved It

Jerry Herman who provided the glorious scores for HELLO, DOLLY! and MAME, wrote the score for LA CAGE including what are probably two of the best theater songs of the second half of the twentieth cent... (read more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Resurrects The Count de Hoernle Theatre (The Caldwell) In Boca

In an effort to get the theatre's footlights shining again, two sister theatre companies - Entr'Acte Theatrix and Palm Beach Principal Players - are co-producing JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, which will run... (read more...)

Tony Winning LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Comes To The Broward Center Starring George Hamilton Opens Tonight!

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES recently made Tony Awards history as the first show to ever win the Tony Award three times for best production. The classic musical comedy by Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein origi... (read more...)


Local Stars Set for THE DONKEY SHOW at Arsht Center, Beg. 7/13

Merging local star power with nationally-recognized artists, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County announced today the creative team collaborating on this summer's blo... (read more...)

BWW Reviews: THE DONKEY SHOW is a Swinging Good Time at The Arsht Center

An infectious blend of Miami heat and Studio 54 spice, "The Donkey Show" brings the 70s alive by way of an over-the-top, rollicking disco extravaganza.... (read more...)

Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theater to Offer $1 Seminar for Actors, 8/5

The Burt Reynolds Institute for Film & Theatre (BRIFT)announced the addition of a special three-hour seminar entitled ACTORS' NEW DIRECTIONS to the summer schedule. This class, taught by the highly ac... (read more...)


Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Sets 2012-2013 Box Office Opening for 9/7 & 8

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County marks its 2012-2013 Box Office Opening on September 7 and 8 with more than 40 new shows on sale to the public for the first time,... (read more...)

BWW Reviews: 'REAL MEN' Find Musical Masculinity at Actors' Playhouse

Paul Louis and Nick Santa Maria, creators and writers of "Real Men Sing Show Tunes...And Play with Puppets," find a way to appeal to both sexes with clever rhymes, well-timed skits and the occasional sh... (read more...)

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL MIAMI 2013 Set for 3/14-17

FLAMENCO FESTIVAL MIAMI returns for a sixth glorious season of world-class flamenco dance and music with Spain's massively popular BALLET FLAMENCO DE ANDALUCÍA, coming to Miami for the first time, dir... (read more...)


FSU Alumni & Broadway Stars Kevin Covert and Amanda Watkins speak to School of Theatre

Kevin Covert and Amanda Watkins had what Executive Director of the School of Theatre at Florida State University, Cameron Jackson, called a "reunion catch-up," where the longtime friends and colleague... (read more...)


The Burt Reynolds Institute for Film and Theatre (BRIFT) recent announced that several of their current students and graduates had been honored with awards at the Women in the Arts Miami (WITAM) gala ... (read more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON - Award Winning Musical Graces The Broward Center

The National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will play the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale as part of the 2013-2014 Season.... (read more...)


The Arsht Center and the University of Miami Present GIRLS VS. BOYS, 11/1-18

Following last season's reinterpretation of Federico Garcia Lorca's classic The House of Bernarda Alba, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County and the University of Mia... (read more...)

The Arsht Center Presents DRUMLINE LIVE!, 11/11

Now celebrating its seventh season, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County will present the anticipated return of the energetic musical phenomenon, DRUMLINE LIVE, along... (read more...)

Diana Krall Launches New US Tour at the Arsht Center, April 2

Now celebrating its seventh season, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is thrilled to present two-time Grammy Award-winning, multiple-platinum album jazz artist, DI... (read more...)


The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Presents THE NUTCRACKER, 11/29-12/30

Following 2011's The Sparrow and last season's sold-out-hit Death and Harry Houdini, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County is proud to partner with the famed House The... (read more...)

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Announces Simone Dinnerstein, 1/13

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County proudly announces a rare complete performance of one of the most powerful scores in the history of music, played by one of today'... (read more...)

Florida Grand Opera Restructures Board & Welcomes New Board Members

In order to create a more streamlined and effective composition, Florida Grand Opera has restructured its Board of Directors. Changes were voted into effect during a board meeting on Sept. 18, 2012, w... (read more...)


National YoungArts Foundation Announces 2013 YoungArts Winners

The National YoungArts Foundation today announced its 2013 YoungArts Winners. Out of approximately 10,000 applications, 685 emerging young artists have been recognized for their outstanding work and a... (read more...)

TheatreZone Presents GRAND HOTEL in January

Set in 1928 in pre-Nazi Germany and inspired by a novel and the Oscar-winning film, Grand Hotel - The Musical, rings in the New Year at TheatreZone, serving as a metaphor for a society that is frayed ... (read more...)

The Philadelphia Orchestra Comes to The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 2/7

The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County has announced a powerhouse concert by one of the world's greatest orchestras conducted by a Spanish National Treasure, joining on... (read more...)

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