Miami Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: QUEEN OF BASEL at Miami New Drama BWW Review: QUEEN OF BASEL at Miami New Drama
by Roger Martin - April 20, 2018

An adaptation of Strindberg's classic MISS JULIE, this new play written by Hilary Bettis at the behest of New Drama's artistic director, Michael Hausman, has Miss Julie as an arrogant Miami socialite, interested only in pleasure and adulation.... (more...)
BWW Review: FUN HOME at Zoetic Stage BWW Review: FUN HOME at Zoetic Stage
by Roger Martin - April 20, 2018

Zoetic Stage is presenting the 2015 five time Tony Award musical FUN HOME at the Arsht Center and it's a show without secrets... (more...)
BWW Review: GLORIA at GableStage BWW Review: GLORIA at GableStage
by Roger Martin - April 12, 2018

Ooo,Baby, you better be nice to just everyone you meet...or you're gonna be sorry... (more...)
BWW Review: DANCING LESSONS at Zoetic Stage BWW Review: DANCING LESSONS at Zoetic Stage
by Roger Martin - March 23, 2018

Zoetic Stage's 'Dancing Lessons' is a 100 minute one act that plays like 30. It's filled with laughter. And joy and tenderness step right in.... (more...)
BWW Review: ONCE at Actors' Playhouse BWW Review: ONCE at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - March 20, 2018

The Irish/Czech musical ONCE won eight Tonys. That's reason enough to produce it, but when you add twelve terrific actor/musicians, superb choreography and musical staging on a working Dublin bar, and direction by a master of musicals, you've got the positive delight of ONCE at Actors' Playhouse.... (more...)
BWW Review: IF I FORGET at GableStage BWW Review: IF I FORGET at GableStage
by Roger Martin - February 20, 2018

Think you can sit through two hours and fifteen minutes of greed, regret, scorn, defeat, sex, and the Holocaust without sighing and squirming in your seat? Shake your head no if you must, but you're wrong. And Joseph Adler, producing artistic director at GableStage, is right here to prove you're wro... (more...)
BWW Review: NOISES OFF at Actors' Playhouse BWW Review: NOISES OFF at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - January 31, 2018

The celebrated English farce, 'Noises Off', now playing at Actors' Playhouse in Coral Gables, has 753 door slams in its three acts. I know. I counted them. And counted also the laughs that came with each slam. 753. Exactly. Hey, it's a farce. And a brilliant one, written back in 1982 by Englishman M... (more...)
BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at The Arsht Center BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON at The Arsht Center
by Roger Martin - December 04, 2017

the all time irreverentist, funniest, outragiest, precision dancingest, wonderfully singingest, touring America show.... (more...)
BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH at GableStage BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH at GableStage
by Roger Martin - December 01, 2017

Playwright Mark St. Germain's 'Becoming Dr Ruth' is a tender ode to an unusual woman with an unusual life.... (more...)
BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Slow Burn BWW Review: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Slow Burn
by Roger Martin - November 24, 2017

it's Clay Cartland as the world's favorite pirate captain, Black Stache.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: AN OCTOROON Cruel and Incredible Theatre BWW Reviews: AN OCTOROON Cruel and Incredible Theatre
by Trevor Durham - October 04, 2017

In the hands of honed director John Rodaz, the script's challenges are imagined as spectacles of the highest sort.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DON'T FEAR THE RAIN the Immersive Experience Miami Needs BWW Reviews: DON'T FEAR THE RAIN the Immersive Experience Miami Needs
by Trevor Durham - September 26, 2017

Giancarlo Rodaz' original work has broken limitations to achieve an immersive experience and stable narrative doused in the absurd.... (more...)
BWW Review: SHORTS GONE WILD 5 at Island City Stage BWW Review: SHORTS GONE WILD 5 at Island City Stage
by Roger Martin - August 23, 2017

They're at it again up at Island City Stage, bouncing off the walls, ahootin' and ahollerin' and lighting up the Broward sky with their shattering smiles.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ¡Mayday!'s SEARCH PARTY TOUR Kick-Off Explodes Miami BWW Reviews: ¡Mayday!'s SEARCH PARTY TOUR Kick-Off Explodes Miami
by Trevor Durham - August 22, 2017

The Search Party Tour is an end-of-summer highlight to keep things strange.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ASC's WILD PARTY An Undeniable Taboo BWW Reviews: ASC's WILD PARTY An Undeniable Taboo
by Trevor Durham - August 12, 2017

Rodaz' Wild Party is cruel, immersive, and leaves the taste of taboo with each jazz number.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE GOOD THIEF at Ground Up And Rising BWW Review: THE GOOD THIEF at Ground Up And Rising
by Roger Martin - August 11, 2017

There's a Dublin thug, a walking knuckle duster with an accent straight from Sheriff Street, on stage.... (more...)
BWW Review: INFORMED CONSENT at GableStage BWW Review: INFORMED CONSENT at GableStage
by Roger Martin - August 04, 2017

The Grand Canyon's Havasupai tribe are dying out from diabetes. They have a champion. Social anthropologist Ken (Carlos Orizondo) has lived with them, studied them, and written a book about them and he's trying to help them survive. So he brings in a genetic anthropologist Jillian (an outstanding Be... (more...)
BWW Review: FINDING MONA LISA at Actors' Playhouse BWW Review: FINDING MONA LISA at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - July 20, 2017

You think the Mona Lisa's smirking? Well, so do I. She's got that tight little smile because she's survived 450 years of slightly perverted adoration culminating in being whacked by a tossed rock.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Area Stage's SPRING AWAKENING Touches with Raw Originality BWW Reviews: Area Stage's SPRING AWAKENING Touches with Raw Originality
by Trevor Durham - June 05, 2017

The well-oiled machine Manuel has created in his Spring Awakening is a small miracle in the intimate space, showcasing the truly remarkable cast.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at GableStage BWW Review: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at GableStage
by Roger Martin - May 28, 2017

If you've never seen a drag show, or if you have, or even better, if you've starred in one, you'll love THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at GableStage.... (more...)
BWW Review: MARJORIE PRIME at Main Street Players BWW Review: MARJORIE PRIME at Main Street Players
by Roger Martin - April 24, 2017

Just watch the brilliant Carol Sussman as Marjorie, sliding through dementia to death and beyond.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE CARETAKER at Zoetic Stage BWW Review: THE CARETAKER at Zoetic Stage
by Roger Martin - April 12, 2017

THE CARETAKER is a long play. Plenty of room for brilliant monologues and Pinter's lengthy silences, words left unsaid, emotions implied. A tightening tension building THE CARETAKER to its enigmatic climax.... (more...)
BWW Review: GUYS AND DOLLS at The Wick Theatre BWW Review: GUYS AND DOLLS at The Wick Theatre
by Roger Martin - April 07, 2017

There's a lovely presentation of a beloved old musical at Boca Raton's Wick Theatre... (more...)
BWW Review: GROUNDED at Thinking Cap Theatre BWW Review: GROUNDED at Thinking Cap Theatre
by Roger Martin - April 04, 2017

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings... (more...)
BWW Review: DRY POWDER at GableStage BWW Review: DRY POWDER at GableStage
by Roger Martin - April 04, 2017

A cynical, wittily written revelation by Sarah Burgess and this production by GableStage captures every greedy spasm.... (more...)