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Hippodrome Theatre Announces Winning Submissions For New Works Festival Photo Hippodrome Theatre Announces Winning Submissions For New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020

The Hippodrome Theatre has announced the lineup for the New Works Festival 2020! The Hippodrome received nearly 50 play submissions from writers all over Florida. The selection team had the tough job of narrowing choosing which play will be selected to be performed and they so impressed with the material, the festival was extended to two days.

Artists Announced for ENGAGE@GableStage Commissioning Grants Program Photo Artists Announced for [email protected] Commissioning Grants Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020

The Board and Staff of GABLESTAGE, along with director Margaret M. Ledford, have announced the selected artists for the [email protected] Commissioning Grants Program.

Queens Theatre Presents Digital Play Reading Of One-Minute Plays Photo Queens Theatre Presents Digital Play Reading Of One-Minute Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020

FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK - Queens Theatre joins nearly a dozen theaters and universities to present an evening of digital play readings of 62 One-Minute Plays on Zoom this Friday, April 10, at 7:30pm.

WORST PLACE ON EARTH Celebrates Podcast Launch Event Photo WORST PLACE ON EARTH Celebrates Podcast Launch Event
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

The Olympia, playwright/actor Jessica Farr, and playwright/actor Caleb Scott will be presenting an evening of a?oeFlorida Mana?? and a?oeFlorida Womana?? stories to launch the first four episodes of their new podcast based on real-life Florida headlines, called none other than Worst Place on Earth. All of the stories in the podcast are written by and performed by Farr and Scott. The live event will feature performances by four award-winning local actors: Jessica Farr, Bianca Garcia, Noah Levine, and Caleb Scott. The four stories were inspired by actual Florida headlines: a?oeClearwater man and woman go on drinking binge after stealing two accessibility carts from Wal-Marta??, a?oeBrickell influencer busted for illegal activities after flaunting spoils on social mediaa??, a?oeMan beats husband with Big Mouth Bass after domestic argumenta??, and a?oeSecurity guard goes viral after filming his fartsa??. Each of the stories will be performed by the four actors and scored live by local music act Afrobeta. The event is free and open to the public. The duration is approximately one hour with a fifteen minute intermission in between the two half hour acts of the program.

TOBI OR THE MEMORY MACHINES Kick-Off Event Announced at The Bridge Photo TOBI OR THE MEMORY MACHINES Kick-Off Event Announced at The Bridge
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Nicole Martinez, operating director of The Bridge, producer/director Jessica Farr, and playwright Caleb Scott will be presenting an evening of local bands, drag performances, and a sneak peek of the show, TOBI or The Memory Machines, a futuristic play with songs, opening later this Fall at The Bridge. The evening will feature musical acts by The Memory Machines (Afrobeta), Haute Tension, and Shira Lee. Drag performances will happen throughout with acts to be announced. A sneak peek of the show will be performed live and will feature innovative tech elements to be showcased in the production. The event will be emceed by Farr and Scott, and an OPEN BAR will be available to all guests. Entry to this evening of live music and theatre is only $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased online or in cash or credit at the door.

WINTER SHORTS 2018 - A Jolly Program Of New Short Plays That Celebrate The Holidays! Photo WINTER SHORTS 2018 - A Jolly Program Of New Short Plays That Celebrate The Holidays!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

City Theatre (@citytheatremia) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) are proud to present WINTER SHORTS, America's Short Play Winter Festival. WINTER SHORTS, the festive version of City Theatre's renowned Summer Shorts: America's Short Play Festival, runs from December 6-23 in the Arsht Center's intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House), under the direction of City Theatre Artistic Director Margaret M. Ledford.

Arts At St. John's Presents SIREN READING SERIES Photo Arts At St. John's Presents SIREN READING SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Arts at St. John's presents the Sirens Play Reading series, using the imagery of the Greek mythical creature, next weekend will promote and celebrate the rising voices of multicultural and contemporary female playwrights. On each night of June 8th and 9th, at 8 PM, we will be presenting four plays, ranging from 10-15 mins, from contemporary female playwrights such as Andie Arthur, Eugenie Carabatsos, Jessica Farr, Vanessa Garcia, Barbara Lhota, Cassandra Rose, Sheri Wilner. Join us for an evening of discovery and promoting female voices in the Miami theater scene. Event is free and open to the public.

The South Florida Theatre League's SUMMER THEATRE FEST 2018 Opens On June 4th At Miam Photo The South Florida Theatre League's SUMMER THEATRE FEST 2018 Opens On June 4th At Miami New Drama/The Colony Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The Theatre League's Summer Theatre Fest has become an integral part of South Florida's cultural landscape, and in its sixth year South Florida audiences will once again have the opportunity to see theatre for free and check out new plays in development by South Florida playwrights.  The program's continued and growing success over of past five years has indicated to the League that theatre patrons are ready and willing to try new theatrical experiences, and even cross county lines to do it.

SUMMER SHORTS, America's Short Play Festival, Returns To The Arsht Center! Begins May Photo SUMMER SHORTS, America's Short Play Festival, Returns To The Arsht Center! Begins May 31
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

City Theatre (@citytheatremia) and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County (@arshtcenter) are proud to present SUMMER SHORTS, America's Short Play Festival. Playing May 31-July 1, 2018 in the intimate Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House) and led by City Theatre Artistic Director Margaret M. Ledford, SUMMER SHORTS is an annual theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a variety of new short plays and musicals.

The World Premiere of CASSIE Comes to Mad Cat Theatre Photo The World Premiere of CASSIE Comes to Mad Cat Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

Mad Cat continues its 18th season with a production of a world-premiere play CASSIE by Jessica Farr. After an international space mission goes awry, a lone astronaut and a sentient computer travel on a journey through space and time, navigating through the possibility of never returning home again. Jessica Farr decided to begin writing a piece about space travel in order to imagine worlds that could be viable alternatives to living on earth.

Photo Flash: First Look at City Theatre's SUMMER SHORTS XXII
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

City Theatre's 22nd anniversary production of the SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL, co-presented by the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, returns this week with an all-new line up of the best short plays and amazing mini-musicals in the country including the regional premiere of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 21 Chump Street. 

City Theatre's Summer Shorts XXII Opens Next Week at the Arsht Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

City Theatre and the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County invite audiences to celebrate 22 years of the SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL from June 1 - July 2, 2017 at the Carnival Studio Theater (Ziff Ballet Opera House).

Summer Theatre Fest Returns to South Florida for 2017!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Theatre League's Summer Theatre Fest has become an integral part of South Florida's cultural landscape, and in its fifth year South Florida audiences will once again have the opportunity to see theatre for free, and check out new plays in development by South Florida playwrights. 

BWW Review: THE THREE SISTERS OF WEEHAWKEN at Theatre Lab
by Roger Martin - Nov 2, 2016

Olga, Masha and Irina, with Natasha close behind, have fled the pages of Chekov, waited awhile in Beckett, and finally found a home in Deborah Zoe Laufer's wonderfully funny The Three Sisters of Weehawken

Mad Cat Theatre to Present WHY NOT? WITH RICHARD NIXON This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Just in time for the presidential election this November, Why Not? With Richard Nixon is an absurd political satire ready to bring the laughs. See this not-to-be-missed show during its limited two week run: September 29th-October 9th.

Mad Cat Theatre to Present WHY NOT? WITH RICHARD NIXON This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Just in time for the presidential election this November, Why Not? With Richard Nixon is an absurd political satire ready to bring the laughs. See this not-to-be-missed show during its limited two week run: September 29th-October 9th.

City Theatre and Island City Stage OPEN SHORTS GONE WILD 4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

City Theatre and Island City Stage are proud to present Shorts Gone Wild 4: Decision 2016 playing now through August 28, 2016 at Island City Stage in Wilton Manors. This all-new production marks the fourth season of South Florida's hottest LGBT-themed short play festival that returns just in time to explore the wild political theatre that is Election 2016.

City Theatre and Island City Stage to Present SHORTS GONE WILD 4: DECISION 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2016

City Theatre and Island City Stage are proud to present Shorts Gone Wild 4: Decision 2016 from August 4 - 28, 2016 at Island City Stage in Wilton Manors.

City Theatre and Island City Stage to Present SHORTS GONE WILD 4: DECISION 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

City Theatre and Island City Stage are proud to present Shorts Gone Wild 4: Decision 2016 from August 4 - 28, 2016 at Island City Stage in Wilton Manors.

BWW Review: SUMMER SHORTS at City Theatre
by Roger Martin - Jun 22, 2016

City Theatre's Summer Shorts Sing

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