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Disgraced Tackles Tough Topics

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre hosts an uncomfortable dinner party in the drama "Disgraced."

Certain topics make for “unsavory” dinner party chatter: religion, politics, adultery, and terrorism chief among them. Playwright Ayad Akhtar embraces these themes in his Pulitzer Prize–winning play Disgraced, onstage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre through February 26. This controversial drama is a welcome deviation for the Maltz, which excels at producing high-energy, feel-good musicals. With Disgraced, the theater proves it…

Collected Stories Embraces Ethical Ambiguity

Palm Beach Dramaworks' latest production pits art against friendship

There’s an innate moral ambiguity to the art of writing. Authors often write what they know and draw from their own experiences. But what right do they have to the life stories of a friend, a family member, or even a beloved mentor? Palm Beach Dramaworks navigates this gray area in its new production Collected Stories, onstage through March 5….

Collected Stories Imparts Important Lessons

Palm Beach Dramaworks uses its latest production to teach a vital lesson on ethics.

Palm Beach Dramaworks always makes good on its promise to present theater to think about. For its latest production, Collected Stories, onstage February 3 to March 5, Dramaworks is using the play’s themes of plagiarism and artistic intent as an opportunity to teach Palm Beach County high school students about the importance of making ethical decisions. Written by Donald Margulies,…

Street Wise

The star-crossed love affair of Tony and Maria comes to life at The Wick.

The star-crossed love affair of Tony and Maria comes to life at The Wick.

Art Picks

Our 10 favorite pieces from the inaugural Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary art fair.

Killer Queen

Maltz Jupiter Theatre opens its season by examining Queen Elizabeth II in The Audience.

Sister, Sister

Theatre Lab’s first full production, “The Three Sisters of Weehawken,” is a must-see.