Theatre and the ‘Art’ of Influence

Rene Magritte, "Intermission" 1927/1928 oil on canvas

Influences on playwrights and theatre practitioners run the gamut. Everyday life experiences are an obvious influence.  History, another.  Politics, psychology, religion, science, too. Whether we care to acknowledge it or not, other playwrights, practitioners, and companies inevitably influence the theatre we create. We are also influenced by other kinds of art and media apart from … Continue reading

MilkMilkLemonade at Empire Stage-LAST CALL & Production Photos

Our five-week run of Joshua Conkel’s new play MilkMilkLemonade closes this weekend.  If you haven’t seen it, you can still redeem yourself by catching one of our four remaining performances (see below). If you don’t make it in, shame on you for passing up one of the more charming, unique, and hilarious shows around, a … Continue reading

All the Cool Kids Will Be There

Join us this evening at 8pm at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale for a night of fun, edgy, unpretentious theatre and a post-show prom-themed party with the playwright, cast, and crew. Free food and drinks will be provided by our sponsors. Tickets $25; Industry $15; Dress in Drag, Pay half price

$10 Tickets to MilkMilkLemonade Previews

South Florida Theatregoers, Use the discount code PREVUE to purchase $10 tickets online at SmartTix for next week’s preview performances (Thurs. 5/27 & Fri. 5/28) of MilkMilkLemonade at Empire Stage.   The discount code will be available for a limited time.   Preview tickets will be $20 (cash only) at the door.

Meet the Ft. Lauderdale Cast of “MilkMilkLemonade”

Damian Robinson as EMORY Craig Butler as ELLIOT Allie Rivenbark as LINDA Scott Douglas Wilson as NANNA Christina Groom as LADY IN A LEOTARD

“Stop Kiss” in Previews at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale

Infinite Abyss Productions & Empire Stage Present STOP KISS Written by Diana Son Directed by Jeff Holmes Starring: Monica Garcia, Danielle Tabino, Todd Bruno, Kitt Marsh, Manuel Enrique & Alejandro Posada Previews April 1 & 2 Runs April 3 – April 25 Tickets: $25 for previews, $30 for regular run Showtimes are 8 PM Thursdays, Fridays … Continue reading

“MilkMilkLemonade” in the Sunshine State

I am really excited to (finally) be able to share one of my current projects with my readers.  I am presently preparing to direct a five week run of Brooklyn based-playwright Joshua Conkel‘s fabulous new play MilkMilkLemonade. MML had its premiere just this past September offoffBroadway at Under St. Marks.  Isaac Butler directed.  Both the script … Continue reading

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