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The House of Blue Leaves, enacted by a talent-stuffed cast, might have been written 40 years ago, but looking at today’s celebrity and fame obsessed culture, it could have been written yesterday. First staged in 1966, American playwright, John Guare’s comic play, The House of Blue Leaves is an absurdist black comedy…

In A Streetcar Named Desire, American playwright Tennessee Williams created characters that bring love and hate to a feverish pitch on the stage. Such is the effect of a magnificent play, so magnificently done. And at Palm Beach Dramaworks, the production is the result of J. Barry Lewis’ searing direction. [As published in West Palm Beach Magazine’s digital edition.]…

The Spitfire Grill is an incredibly heartfelt folk musical about redemption, but more than anything, it’s a profoundly human story. It’s also a universal experience for people because we all understand longing, yearning, wanting more, and not getting what we want. Best described as a play with music rather than…

August Wilson’s play “Fences” is a must-see. The play brings an energy on stage that’s palpable, never disappoints. The cast of “Fences” give a riveting performance, and Lester Purry’s imposing presence fills the stage with the delivery of his lines that have both comedy and drama in it. Fences is…

The House of Blue Leaves, enacted by a talent-stuffed cast, might have been written 40 years ago, but looking at today’s celebrity and fame obsessed culture, it could have been written yesterday. First staged in 1966, American playwright, John Guare’s comic play, The House of Blue Leaves is an absurdist black comedy…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine’s Digital Edition.] There must be a reason why the classic play “The Little Foxes” by Lillian Hellman has been brought back to circulation. It was on Broadway last year, and now locals can have a front row seat at Palm Beach Dramaworks to watch it……

Play Review by Maritza Cosano [As published in West Palm Beach Magazine] There is good reason that Tru ranks among writer Jay Presson Allen’s most celebrated and popular plays. The new production that opened on Friday, December 2, at the Palm Beach Dramaworks Theatre, is a drama about the life of…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine.] By Maritza Cosano Does a writer have a right to create art from the biographical material of another person’s life, particularly if that other person is also a writer? That vexed, emotional and legal question is at the heart of Donald Margulies’ 1996…

[As published in West Palm Beach Magazine] By Maritza Cosano The West Palm Beach metropolitan area was the fourth fastest growing area in the United States between 1950 and 1960. Today, the tropical climate city continues to grow, and its mixed culture is tied to the city’s unique identity.  When most…

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