Category Archives: Theatre

Summer Events

This summer, in addition to our various presentations of Theater by the Book (go to I will be working with City Theatre (go to ) at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. The two-program Summer Shorts runs from May 29 to June 22, 2008 in Miami and features in program “A” a […]

Special theater awards

From Christine Dolen’s blog Drama Queen: ( Each year South Florida’s theater community — well, a great deal of it, from Miami-Dade to Palm Beach County — gathers at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts to recognize some of the best work done at the region’s many theaters during the previous year. The annual […]

A veteran returns

From Christine Dolen’s blog Drama Queen: ( When Rafael de Acha abruptly left his job as artistic director of New Theatre in April 2006, one of the reasons he gave was the desire to spend more time enjoying life with his wife (and New Theatre co-founder), actress and college prof Kimberly Daniel. Both artists have […]


Aside from the many, many hours that Bill hung out with me at the tiny office back in those days in the 90’s at 65 Almeria Avenue, drinking coffee and talking about a wide ranging panoply of subjects, from astronomy to zebras, was always a delight, a needed break in the middle of many a […]

Blind Date by Mario Diament getting productions around the world

    With the exotic-sounding titles CITA A CIEGAS (Spanish), and LÁTATLAN TALÁLKOZÁSOK (Hungarian), Mario Diament’s play, BLIND DATE, which premiered at New Theatre in 2004 and went on to win the Carbonell Award that year for Best New Work, is getting productions all around the world. The Miami-based Argentine playwright and wife Simone recently […]

Playwrights Who Matter

  JT Rogers  JT’s writing came to my attention by way of a simple unsolicited submission from his agent – John Buzzetti – who sent me a copy of White People. The writing immediately appealed to me: politically-charged, muscular, straightforward and ruthlessly honest. In spite of the potentially constraining structure of the play: three separate […]


 Bridget Connors Bridget is a joy to direct, investing all of herself in her work and seamlessly weaving together a flawless technique – voice, diction, physical work – and the emotional and intellectual architecture of the role she plays into a perfect whole. She has a terrific work ethic and she is a perfect lady. […]