Established in 1988 by Founder and Chairman Dr. Lawrence E. Stein, Actors’ Playhouse has produced 150 Mainstage productions including Broadway and Off-Broadway style musicals, mystery/thrillers, comedies and new works, and 130 Children’s Theatre productions. The company has received 75 Carbonell Awards (the South Florida equivalent of the Tony Award) for artistic excellence and was also named South Florida’s Theatre Company of the Year for overall season excellence and community outreach. Our Musical Theatre For Young Audiences is voted “Best of the Best” KIDS CROWN AWARD by South Florida Parenting Magazine every year. Its leadership is highly recognized by the community and the industry.
Among many distinguished honors, the South Florida Business Journal named Executive Director Barbara S. Stein Corporate Business Woman of the Year. Stein is among 75 distinguished women as a Florida Woman of Achievement and was acknowledged by Miami-Dade County with the “In The Company of Women” Award. Carbonell Award-winning Artistic Director David Arisco of 25 years received the distinguished George Abbott award by the Carbonell Committee, for his long-term, dedication and commitment to artistic excellence and the Florida Professional Theatre Life Time Achievement Award.