Actors’ Playhouse is the nonprofit resident theatre company and managing agent of the historic Miracle Theatre on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. Actors’ Playhouse, which has brought home 82 regional Carbonell Awards for artistic excellence, is a Florida Presenting Cultural Organization and one of 13 major cultural institutions in Miami-Dade County. In addition to its Mainstage season, Actors’ Playhouse offers a year-round season of Musical Theatre for Young Audiences, a Theatre Conservatory and Summer Camp Program, as well as educational arts outreach programs for underserved youth, and has initiated a Young Talent Big Dreams contest for children in partnership with The Children’s Trust.
Actors With a Clue
Arts Radio Network
5070 Ashley Lake Drive
Boynton Beach, Florida 33437
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts builds community through the arts by delivering quality entertainment, educational opportunities and memorable moments that engage and inspire audiences, nurture collaboration and drive economic vitality. It is ranked among the top ten most-visited theaters in the world and presents more than 700 performances each year to more than 600,000 patrons. Overlooking the New River in downtown Fort Lauderdale, this premier performing arts venue hosts Broadway musicals, operas, ballets, concerts, plays, multi-cultural performances, lectures, workshops and educational events; and it offers one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, serving more than 150,000 students annually.
Broward Center for the Performing Arts
201 SW 5th Ave.
Ft. Laud., FL 33312
954-462-0222 Box Office
954-468-3303 Brendan Glynn
954-468-3295 Jill Kratish
Our mission is to bring the best in live performing arts to Broward and other nearby communities and to promote a cultural life that entertains, educates, and invigorates. The Broward Stage Door Theatre, well-known for its high-quality and affordable programs, is one of the few performing arts venues in this region which offers a broad mix of entertainment appealing to all ages and tastes, produces its own theater performances, and attracts diverse audiences throughout South Florida community and beyond.
B’Nai Torah Theatre Series
561-392-8566 ext 349
City Theatre is a professional theatre company in Miami, FL that will celebrate 20 years of dedication to the development and production of new work, specifically the short play format in 2015. Since its inception, the company has received over 17,000 national script submissions (with over 900 submitted for this season alone) and produced over 400 original short plays by established playwrights and important new voices in the theatre industry. Best known for its award-winning Summer Shorts – America’s Short Play Festival, City Theatre also presents in its annual programming The Festival Family Musical, CityWrights Professional Weekend for Playwrights Conference, and the LGBT-themed Shorts Gone Wild Festival. The company fulfills its educational mission with the Short Cuts Educational Tour that introduces students throughout South Florida to the art of theatre.
Be here at the place where theatre lives!
Where Broadway music soars! Laughter explodes!
And drama ignites passion!
Be here at one of the most outstanding community theatres in one of the most beautiful venues in the country. Many have come since the Delray Beach Playhouse first opened its doors in 1947. Today, the Playhouse is stronger and more exciting than ever, boasting thousands of members, hundreds of actors and volunteers and live theatre for all ages. Many more will come this season to the Playhouse, nestled in a park on beautiful Lake Ida. They’ll come for the Broadway Plays, for Musical Memories, for interactive Studio Theatre, for Books on Stage, for Boxer Shorts, for the Children’s Theatre productions, classes and camps.
Be here for the best live theatre value in South Florida.
Enchanted Tree Theatre
1717 N Bayshore Dr #3135
Miami, FL 33132
Entr’acte Theatrix, is a not-for-profit, semi-professional, showcase company for young actors, providing performance opportunities for emerging theatre artists. An off-shoot of the Palm Beach Principal Players, an acting company for theater students of high school and college age, Entr’acte, as the name suggests, is the “next step,” from classroom to career, and provides the young actor his or her first professional, all-important, resume-building credit.
Evening Star Productions’ mission is to provide practical experience, education, and support for young performers desiring to pursue a career in theatre.
Evening Star Productions will offer serious young adult actors, stage managers, and designers the opportunity to push the boundaries of their knowledge and talent in a safe and highly professional environment; enable them to prepare for college, regional, and professional theatre companies; and offer them the opportunity to be critiqued by regional professionals and critics to receive objective evaluations vital to their personal and professional growth.
Evening Star Productions
3333 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Fantasy Theatre Factory is dedicated to creating original quality educational programs for children and families and to making these programs accessible to more people of all cultures and backgrounds. Incorporated since 1982, Fantasy Theatre’s Mission is to cultivate, foster, sponsor and develop appreciation, understanding, taste and love of theatre arts among the general public-specifically children. To reach the greatest number of people with our programs, Fantasy Theatre is a touring theatre, traveling throughout Florida, the Southeast and internationally to theatres, schools, fairs, libraries and outdoor festivals. We make it possible to bring arts and culture and environmental education into urban and rural neighborhoods.
Each year, FLCT produces a season of five mainstage productions and offers year-round classes in acting, creative drama, and other theatre-related skills for ages 4-18. A full range of arts and educational outreach programs, a vibrant summer camp, and a variety of other performances round out the programming. FLCT is headquartered at the Galleria Mall and offers programming at locations across Broward County and beyond.
We will create and present stage and screen stories that always:
Take advantage of low production values when necessary
High production values when critical
Integrate live music
Imagine the best way to use theatrical space
Reflect the heartbeat of South Florida. This is our home.
Fugitive Sister Stage and Scene
The mission of GableStage is to provide the South Florida community with classical, contemporary and new theatrical productions of artistic excellence. We challenge our multicultural audience with innovative productions that entertain as well as confront today’s issues and ideas. By emphasizing nontraditional casting and employing the best of our local creative force, GableStage endeavors to meet the needs of our diverse community. GableStage is committed to the enrichment of the local actor, director, designer and technician by providing the opportunity to achieve artistic acclaim in this region. GableStage believes the future of theatre can be assured only by the development of young audiences. Therefore, our in-house mainstage and in-school touring Educational Programs are major components of our theatre. Furthermore, GableStage welcomes the opportunity to support as many worthy causes as possible through our theatrical production benefits and making the theatre available for use to other cultural and community groups.
Inside Out Theatre Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 267355
Weston, FL. 33326
Inside Out Theater Company performs in various locations throughout South Florida including NSU’s Performance Space, Rose & Alfred Miniaci Theatre, Sunrise Civic Center Theatre and more.
Juggerknot Theatre Company
The Lake Worth Playhouse is proud to offer a variety of mainstream and alternative programming, both live and on film. The Playhouse also offers educational programs for adults and children, and community outreach initiatives that bring cultural programs into the neighborhoods of underserved youth, and also make theatre available free of charge for disadvantaged citizens in the community.
The Lake Worth Playhouse is a nonprofit community theatre with a never-be-dark policy. Year-round programming includes award-winning dramas, comedies, musicals, area premieres, Broadway favorites, children’s shows, international ballets and operas in cinema, live concert series and alternative programming.
In addition to its main stage theatrical fare, the Playhouse presents daily independent and foreign films in the Stonzek Theatre, an intimate black-box style theatre equipped with a large viewing screen and high-definition projection.
Lost Girls Theatre is on a mission to recreate a sense of wonder.
We accomplish that through highly visual acts of storytelling that combine the mundane with the magical. Focusing on modern concerns through the lens of classical themes and pop culture, we strive to bring the excitement of unique and original theatrical performances to audiences both young and young at heart. Also General Geekery.
Born in 2000, Mad Cat Theatre Company’s mission is to provide theatre that provokes its audience to reimagine its surrounding world. To promote debate by creating work that illuminates the darker regions of our mental and emotional landscapes. To sniff out and ultimately create brazen stories that explore the hypermodernity of society. Mad Cat Theatre Company is committed to deconstructing itself and its environment through original works, adaptations, multi-media, live music, dance, puppetry and poetry.
Main Street Players
Vision- Main Street Player’s vision is to bring bold, innovative, and relevant theater to the South Florida Community.
Mission – The Mission of Main Street Players is to provide enrichment and entertainment to our multicultural audience as well as offer a professional outlet for artistic talents in the South Florida theatre community. We encourage local adults and children to express their creativity by promoting education and interest in the arts.
Mangrove Creative Collective seeks to serve, engage, and energize the South Florida community by creating and developing innovative storytelling. Our work highlights South Florida’s rich culture and history, illuminating homegrown culturally diverse stories for a global audience.
Mangrove Creative Collective
1150 NW 55 Terrace
Miami, FL 33127
Miami Dade College (MDC) is proud to be the home of MDC Live Arts: Miami’s most eclectic performing arts series. Created in 1990 as Cultura del Lobo, MDC Live Arts has a celebrated history of bringing extraordinary national and international performing artists to Miami. The annual series presents today’s most exciting artists and designs meaningful engagement between these artists, the students of MDC, and the greater community. MDC Live Arts seeks artists from across the globe who push boundaries and honor traditions relevant to Miami’s diverse community, and aims to offer audiences opportunities to discover new ideas, perspectives and forms of expression.
Miami Acting Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to promote awareness and appreciation of the performing arts in Miami-Dade and surrounding communities through the presentation of live theatrical performances. We are also dedicated to the support of philanthropic causes that would benefit from utilizing our programs for fundraising purposes.
Miami Children’s Museum – MCM Players
980 MacArthur Cswy
Miami, Fl, 33132
305-373-5437 ext 127
Miami New Drama is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 presenting and producing organization committed to theatrical excellence and theater-making as a means of social engagement, cultural conversation and human interaction. For more information, please visit http://miaminewdrama.org/.
Miami New Drama – MiND
169 E Flagler St. Penthouse
Miami, Fl 33131
Led by our Founder and Artistic Director Stephanie Ansin, the team at Miami Theater Center produces thought-provoking contemporary works and newly imagined adaptations of classics that bring the transformational power of theater to audiences of all ages and abilities. Our programs include: MTCperformance – innovative new works and fresh adaptations; MTCeducation – learning opportunities for students, professionals, and the general public; and MTCfilm – a partnership with O Cinema that screens the best in independent cinema several nights a week.
Michael Bush and Michael Aman Productions
Performing At Empire Stage:
1140 N Flagler Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Born in Spain and recently imported to Miami, micro theater is something to be experienced. Step inside one of the seven graffitied, furnished shipping containers of Micro Theater Miami for an intimate show comprised of 15-minute plays, which run the gamut from comedy to drama.
The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) was established in 1981 by Lin and Ted Arison to identify and support the next generation of artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts; assist them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development; and raise appreciation for the arts in American society. To date, YoungArts has honored more than 20,000 alumni, including Doug Aitken, Josh Groban, Jenji Kohan, Desmond Richardson and Kerry Washington, with over $12 million in monetary awards; facilitated in excess of $60 million in college scholarship opportunities in the past two years; and enabled its participants to work with master teachers who are among the most distinguished artists in the world, such as Marina Abramović, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Plácido Domingo, Zaha Hadid, Robert Redford and Bruce Weber. YoungArts is working with world-renowned architect and YoungArts Artistic Advisor Frank Gehry to transform its new campus, which will feature a performing arts center and park with state-of-the-art sound and video capabilities. Since opening the campus for programming in November 2013, YoungArts has held salons sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation with Marina Abramović, Robert Redford, Justin Peck & Sufjan Stevens, Joshua Bell, Ben Folds and Lil Buck; hosted Olafur Eliasson and his Little Sun installation in partnership with MoMA PS1 and Fondation Beyeler; launched a Visual Artist in Residency program supported by The Related Group; held master classes for local music students with jazz icon Wynton Marsalis and opera star Plácido Domingo; produced an interdisciplinary performance on the campus with Robert Redford and Sibylle Szaggars Redford, Living Colour’s Will Calhoun, and YoungArts alumni Dave Eggar and Desmond Richardson; premiered HBO’s Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass; and hosted a concert series in partnership with III Points Presents featuring FKA twigs, James Blake and SBTRKT.
New City Players exists to stage exceptional classic and contemporary theatre that provides an emotional and transformative experience for every audience member. Since our first production in 2014 the vision has been to see the people in our city experience renewal through live theatre. We believe that all of us experience times when we feel disconnected from ourselves and from others. We stage theatre that demands your emotional attention, gives voice to this disconnect, and creates pathways to transformation.
New City Players
Outré Theatre Company believes that theatre is a living art form with the power to reimagine and reexamine ourselves and the world around us.
We envision a theatre that nurtures the creative spirit of individuals and our community through original and established works, utilizing a variety of mediums to engage the souls and imaginations of the artists and the audience.
We envision a theatre which stimulates thought, provokes reflection, and encourages activism.
Palm Beach Dramaworks is committed to enhancing the quality of life through the transformative power of live theatre. Since its founding in 2000, PBD has distinguished itself with vibrant productions of classic, contemporary, and overlooked plays that inspire, engage, challenge, and entertain audiences. Guided by what PBD calls Theatre to Think About, the company presents five stimulating works between October and June, and two musicals in concert during the summer. PBD is equally invested in the community, in education, and in nurturing the future of theatre, and as its reputation has grown, so has its reach and outreach. The company offers presentations and interviews with or about the industry’s top professionals, audience discussions, and opportunities for students in Palm Beach County to experience live theatre. Its newest venture is The Dramaworkshop, a lab for developing new plays. All of PBD’s programming is informed by an insistence on quality and integrity.
The Pelican Playhouse is unique in South Florida Theater. We are a family oriented community theater. Artistic Director Ralph Wakefield teaches puppet/pantomime classes (ages 5-9) and production classes (ages 9-90), no experience required. If a person wants to perform in a play at the Pelican Playhouse, he or she simply registers for the fourteen week course. The classes meet every Saturday in the early going and more frequently as the performance dates near. Once the players have been gathered, Mr. Wakefield and his wife, Nancy Jones, sit down and find a script that will match the company so that everyone has a part suitable to their ability. The production classes generally have between 20 and 30 actors per show. The Pelican Playhouse is not theater with an “edge,” but theater with an “awww.”
Broadway World has designated PPTOPA as the Number 1 Community Theater in America and for over 25 years, Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts (PPTOPA) has been dedicated to producing the finest plays and musicals in South Florida community theatre. PPTOPA productions are performed at the beautiful 400-seat Susan B. Katz Theater of the Performing Arts at the River of Grass Arts Park in Pembroke Pines and provide invaluable performance experiences for professional and non-professional theatre artists working side by side to consistently deliver a wonderful entertainment value for South Florida audiences. PPTOPA provides high-quality theatre for all members of the community both on stage and off.
Pigs Do Fly Productions’ mission is to produce plays that highlight the actor over 50 as a viable, fully involved, full of life character. Our goal is to tap into the 100 million plus Americans who are over age 50 and are under-recognized by the marketers of products, entertainment, etc, with theatre that reflects their world and resonates with them.
Plays With Food Palm Beaches
420 Bella Vista CT N
Jupiter, FL 33477
Salem K Theatre
The Gleason Room, backstage at the Fillmore,
1700 Washington Avenue,
Sick Puppies Comedy
7200 W Camino Real #330
Boca Raton, FL 33433
Slow Burn Theatre Company is a locally based professional theatre company with a mission of providing South Florida’s diverse population with opportunities to experience high quality, daring, contemporary and intelligent works of musical theatre through attendance, employment, and/or educational and community outreach programs.
Sociedad Actoral Hispanoamericana
SOL CHILDREN THEATRE INC. is a not-for-profit theatre organization dedicated to providing children with a safe, secure, and highly professional theatre experience. Those children will then in turn provide quality theatre experiences for audiences. SCTT will focus primarily on children*s theatre classics and will strive to keep ticket prices low to encourage audiences from all walks of life to experience live theatre. It is the purpose of SCTT to provide complimentary outreach programs for other not-for-profit organizations. The troupe has committed to meeting regularly to continue training outside of the rehearsal process as well as being active as a troupe in the community. They will study all theatre disciplines outside of acting and will be willing and able to function behind the scenes as well as on stage. SCTT hopes to turn out quality theatre folks to ensure the excellence of theatre for future generations as well as ensuring all children have the opportunity to experience the miracle of live theatre.
Stringlight Theatre Co.
The Project theatre is redefining the theatrical experience. We ignite a new generation’s thirst for live theatre by blurring the line between spectator and spectacle. We are dedicated to producing new and relevant works that plug you in and immerse your senses- providing an unforgettable experience worthy of your next status update. We educate and foster young artists and encourage social awareness within our community. We pledge to remain affected by our environment and to never stop evolving.
The Waterfront Playhouse is a not-for-profit, professional theater that has been an essential part of the rich theatrical legacy of Key West since 1940. Our mission is to produce stimulating, dynamic and high quality theater that entertains as well as challenges our diverse community of local citizens, seasonal residents and large tourist population and use live theater to strengthen and grow the vibrant, yet ever-changing cultural fabric of Key West.
The Waterfront Playhouse
P O Box 724
Key West, FL 33040
777 Glades Road
Parliament Hall – 102
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Thinking Cap Theatre is a 501c3 not-for-profit professional theatre company. Founded in 2010, TCT is dedicated to presenting experimental, provocative and socially-conscious plays; to presenting works that depict a range of identities more representative of today’s society; and to freshly presenting well-known and rarely seen classical plays. For more information on TCT, visit their website at THINKINGCAPTHEATRE.COM.
Thinking Cap Theatre performs at and runs the Vanguard, an intimate, versatile, 99-seat black box performance space located in the heart of downtown Fort Lauderdale. Formerly a church when first erected in 1939, the freshly remodeled venue will be a modern sanctuary for the arts. The Vanguard will serve as the permanent residence for Thinking Cap Theatre, a local award-winning theatre company, and as a creative hub to showcase a range of artistic offerings, including the work of other local and visiting theatre companies, stand-up comedy, dance, film screenings, art installations, and live music.
Villain is Miami’s first improv theater dedicated to the art of Chicago-style long form improvisation, brought to you by Artistic Director Jeff Quintana and co-founder Peter Mir.
Jeff Quintana hails from Miami, Florida and began performing in 2003 as part of the group Impromedy. Since then, he has gone on to study and perform at Theatre Strike Force, Upright Citizens Brigade, Magnet Theater, Peoples Improv Theater, Groundlings, Annoyance Theater, Theatre Momentum, One Group Mind, Comedy Sportz Chicago, Playground Theater, Second City, and the legendary iO Theater. He is on a constant search for new ways to learn, teach, direct and perform long form improvisation.
2495 East Commercial Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308