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Front Page » Profile » Celebrating City Theatres 15th Year On The South Florida Stage Native Stephanie Norman Launches First Fulllength Musical

Celebrating City Theatres 15th Year On The South Florida Stage Native Stephanie Norman Launches First Fulllength Musical

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Written by on June 17, 2010

While earning a degree in English and political science at Duke University, Stephanie Norman fell in love with theater and realized that was her calling.

She got the opportunity to work for award-winning producers in New York, learning how to produce plays.

After moving back to South Florida, Ms. Norman joined forces with an actress/director and playwright to produce local theater.

"We were three women who really wanted to shake things up here in South Florida," she said.

They created City Theatre, which found its first home at the University of Miami’s Ring Theatre and four years ago moved to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.

The 15-year-old theater group produces Summer Shorts, America’s Short Play Festival and this season is also premiering its first full-length production titled "Camp Kappawanna," a new musical about the joys of summer camp featuring Lisa Loeb songs.

Summer Shorts is running June 3-27 and "Camp Kappawanna" June 17-27.

Ms. Norman discussed accomplishments and plans with Miami Today reporter Yudislaidy Fernandez at the Adrienne Arsht Center. To read this profile article in its entirety, subscribe to Miami Today’s E-paper. With the E-paper you will be able to read the entire contents of Miami Today online exactly as it appears in print. Or order this issue, to receive a regular printed copy of this week’s Miami Today. You may also subscribe to the printed edition of Miami Today to receive the newspaper every week by mail. If you are reading this in Miami Today’s “Online Archive” as an archived web page and would like to see the entire article that was published, call Miami Today, 305-358-2663 and ask for the Circulation Department. Advertisement

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