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General

"...truly a gem of a theater where a talented and creative staff ambitiously prepare a season of solid productions."
- Wendy Dembeck, Third Age Traveler

Finding a Community Through Theatre
- Samantha Marangell, Travel Go Girl

Florida Stage Subscribers Will Recive Special Offers From the Cultural Community
- 6/24/2011 - Larry Boytano - Palm Beach County Cultural Council

"The cultural jewel in the crown of Lake Worth, Florida is the Lake Worth Playhouse..."
- Florida Escape

Last day to get free tickets to South Florida shows for "Free Night of Theater 2011
- Doreen Christensen, The Sun-Sentinel

Free Theatre...And Other News
- Christine Dolen, Drama Queen

"...acclaimed concert series..."
-Richard Cameron, The Examiner.com

"Known as one of the most notorious haunted spaces in Palm Beach County, the old Lake Worth Playhouse is your destination for capturing ghostly phenomenons."
-Rundown Miami

"The Lake Worth Playhouse is a non-profit community theatre that puts everything they have into the arts."
-Island Realty.com

"Lake Worth Playhouse is the best community theatre in South Florida. Last seasons Productions of The Music Man and Hairspray rival local professional production values. Lake Worth Playhouse artistic team understands the importance of community thetare, developing artists to a professional level without the cost of a Broadway ticket price. Theatre Chat wishes Lake Wort Playhouse another 60 years of success. Happy Lake Worth Playhouse Day!"
-Richard Cameron, Examiner.com

"Lake Worth Playhouse Day proclaimed"
-Willie Howard, Palm Beach Post

"City of Lake Worth to declare Oct. 2 as Lake Worth Playhouse Day"
-Lake Worth Forum

"Local community and amateur theater worth a try"
-Rod Stafford Hagwood, Sun-Sentinel

"Ex-insurance adjuster living his dream in world of theater"
-Mary Thurwachter, Palm Beach Post

"...hottest haunt spots in South Florida."
-Diane C. Lade, Sun-Sentinel

Season 2012 - 2013

"And more than 50 years later, Burt Reynolds will return to celebrate the historic theater where his career began."
-Leslie Streeter, Palm Beach Post

The 1940's Radio Hour

"The Lake Worth Playhouse brings 1940’s Radio Hour to life with a fun-filled, family-friendly evening of theatre just in time to summon up the holiday spirit."
-Richard Cameron, Examiner.com

The King and I

"Both Thomas and Wohlust were excellent as the lead roles."
-Jason Parsley, South Florida Gay News

"Doorway 27 Rocker Bryan Wohlust Sings Show Tunes in The King and I"
-Alex Rendon, New Times

"Dustin Lance Black’s Gay Marriage Play ‘8’ Hits South Florida"
-Sergio N. Candido, South Florida Gay News

Battle of the Bands, Partnered with LULA

"Battle of the bands set for Lake Worth"
-Willie Howard, Palm Beach Post

"The sound of songs from Nirvana, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and similar acts filled the Lake Worth Playhouse on Sunday afternoon to the delight of music and art lovers who had gathered there for the inaugural Battle of the Bands."
-Julius Whigham II, Palm Beach Post

Hairspray

"Musical “Hairspray” delivers fun – and a message – at Lake Worth Playhouse"
-Dale King and Julia Hebert, The Boca Raton Tribune

" Lake Worth Playhouseis a Theatre Chat top pick for community theatre at professional production standards...Don't miss Lake Worth Playhouse production of the Broadway smash hit Hairspray..."
-Richard Cameron, Examiner.com

"...they raised the bar this summer with Hairspray. It’s hard to believe this is a community theater...The cast was flawless. And while all of them did an excellent job it was the women that stole the show."
-Jason Parsley, South Florida Gay News

Season 2011 - 2012

The Music Man

"One thing is for sure, you won’t be scammed out of a ticket if you see this show."
-Jason Parsley, South Florida Gay News

"The Music Man at the Lake Worth Playhouse shares the story of love that will leave you inspired. You will leave the theatre knowing you have supported the arts locally by given dozens of individuals a chance to embrace and share their talents with a community that is thriving on live theatre."
-Richard Cameron, Examiner.com

Agatha Christie's The Unexpected Guest

"If you like Christie's novels, you'll love this play."
- , MSNBC.com

In Concert, The Songs of Phil Ochs

Lake Worth guitar player, wife mark 25 years as a singing duo
- Mary Thurwachter, Palm Beach Post

Conscience of Another Time
- Ben Crandell, Sun-Sentinel

Ochs Tributes Set for Jupiter, Lake Worth
- Bill Meredith, Palm Beach Pulse, Palm Beach Post

Spelling Bee

'Spelling Bee' brings suspense as audience participates
- Willie Howard, Palm Beach Post

Thought Middle Was Awkward Enough?
- Devin Desjarlais, Broward Palm Beach New Times

"...lighthearted fun...tender and compassionate moments that make your heart want to burst."
- Janis Fontaine, Palm Beach Pulse, Palm Beach Post

"...the show contained a sprightly, youthful cast...Madeline Kaye and Taylor Rivera – not to mention a vivacious performance by another young performer, Kirsten Kuzmirek...Lanardo Davis, is a terrific find...Davis sings with a stirring bluesy voice and also doubles hilariously as a gay father."
- Peter Hawkins, Sun-Sentinel

Shout!

Shout! at the Lake Worth Playhouse
- Palm Beach Illustrated

Little Shop of Horrors

"Cooch is Seymour and carries it off from start to finish.  Streeter as Mushnik is excellent."
- Donald Cavanaugh, South Florida Gay News

Greater Tuna

"This hilarious look at small town values..."
- Janis Fontaine, Best Bets - Palm Beach Pulse, Palm Beach Post

"...an evening of hilarious invention handily directed by Stephanie Haber."
- Peter Hawkins, Sun-Sentinel

"The play will leave you exhausted from laughing and filled with admiration for the actors..."
- Willie Howard, Palm Beach Post

Aristocats, Jr.

Young Actors Woo The Audience At The LW Playhouse - Town Crier

Chicago

Playhouse Will Bring 'Chicago to Lake Worth
- Willie Howard, Palm Beach Post

"...this production offers exceptional singing, a charismatic ensemble cast, and an impeccable orchestra."
- Andrea Dulanto, South Florida Gay News

"The show is superb, the cast, excellent.  There’s not a single bad note, muffed line, missed dance step or stifled bit of schtick in this slinky, sexy show that raises garter belts, black stockings and bustiers to a new level."
- Dale King, The Boca Raton Tribune

"...the Lake Worth Playhouse production of Chicago features all of the classic elements that made it a hit on Broadway including stylish dance numbers, sleek costumes and beloved songs..."
- Stage Notes

"...Chicago" is an ambitious choice. But ...the playhouse will be up to the task."
- John Thomason, Boca Magazine

"Neither Broadway nor South Florida has ever seen such a dazzling show!"
- Your News.com

"...Chicago will erase all memories of that flick and win its way to your memory and heart only as a Lake Worth Playhouse musical can do."
- Philip Chase, Condo News

"Mama mesmerized me every time she came on stage.  Nikki Bradley's rich vocals were like a warm, gooey chocolate sauce on my musical palate.  My only complaint?  I wish I'd had a bigger serving."
- Palm Beach Post, The Scene

" it was fabulous, not a play you want to miss...The cast could not have been better if they had been the original stars."
- Lorraine Blum, Around Town

Season 2010-2011

Biloxi Blues

"The role of Eugene was expertly played by Stoan Maslev. Mr. Maslev..."Richard Iverson standing with shoulders high was hysterical...
- Lorraine Blum, Yahoo! Voices, Associated Press

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

"However, there is no entertainment like the productions at the Lake Worth Playhouse."
- Lorraine Blum, Yahoo! Voices, Associated Press

Guys and Dolls

"The most delightful play ever."
- Lorraine Blum, Yahoo! Voices, Associated Press

Season 2009 - 2010

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

"Each scene was better than the one before it. I loved this play and can not remember seeing any musical so entertaining anywhere else, including Broadway."
- Lorraine Blum, Yahoo! Voices, Associated Press

Once Upon a Holiday

"...funny enchanting musical adventure."
- Lorraine Blum, Yahoo! Voices, Associated Press

Oklahoma!

"Many Stars Born at the Lake Worth Playhouse"
- Lorraine Blum, Yahoo! Voices, Associated Press

L-Dub Film Festival

The three-day L-Dub Film Festival is billed as an event “by filmmakers, for filmmakers,” but this collection of nearly 40 shorts, features and documentaries showcases new work that’s palatable to any general audience...offering some notable feature premieres."
- John Thomason, Boca Magazine

L-Dub festival in Lake Worth to air South Florida filmmakers’ project
- Jan Sjostrom, Palm Beach Daily News

L-Dub Fest Gives Films Exposure
- Staci Sturrock, Palm Beach Pulse, Palm Beach Post

"L-Dub not your ordinary film festival"
-Carlos Frias, Palm Beach Post

20.12.2011 Copyright Lake Worth Playhouse - South Florida's Premiere Community Theatre in the Heart of Palm Beach County - the Cultural Capitol of Florida
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