Three lowlifes mark time in a dingy basement.
The big winners in the 27th Annual Carbonell Nominations were six Miami Dade County theatres which captured almost 60% of the selections, far outdistancing fellow venues in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
The National Alliance of Musical Theatre (NAMT) has tapped Kathy Evans to assume the role of executive director, effective Oct. 7.
The Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for American not-for-profit theatre, has elected a slate of new officers and four new members to serve on its board of directors.
As far as I know, there is no established technical name for this kind of scene. So, by virtue of necessity, I hereby dub it the hypothetical scene.
A play about corporate downsizing would seem to be most appropriate in these times of uneasy economics. But, be warned, all is not what it seems.
"For the Love of Freedom, Part II: Dessalines (The Heart) Blood and Liberation, " presented by the Robey Theatre Company and Greenway Arts Alliance at the Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave., L.A. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. Sept. 6-Oct. 20. $20-25. (323) 655-4402.
"Staggering Toward America," presented by and at the Globe Playhouse, 1107 N. Kings Rd., West Hollywood. Thurs.-Sun. 8 p.m. Aug. 15-Sept. 15. $15-25. (310) 941-2063.
"Arms and the Man," presented by and at Long Beach Playhouse (Mainstage), 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach. Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m. Aug. 9-Sept. 14. $15. (562) 494-1014.