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  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The Death of Brian'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The Death of Brian'
    Editor's note: Theater Simple is reviving "Death of Brian," which it presented at last year's Fringe Festival. Here's our review of the 2013 production. For a play about a zombie, Ricky Coates' frenetic one-man romp has plenty of life. We meet his Brian...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Truth or Dare With Pepe'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Truth or Dare With Pepe'
    A man likely will strip down and bare most of it all by the end of "Truth or Dare with Pepe." If that surprises or shocks you, then you don't know Pepe, the red-mohawked, gay host of "Truth or Dare," whose stereotypical Latin accent is thicker than a...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The All-New Nashville Hurricane'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The All-New Nashville Hurricane'
    Chase Padgett bills his "Nashville Hurricane" as "all-new," and it's the truth. He could just have accurately labeled it "all-new and improved," for this is a much more cohesive — and enjoyable — show than the original version, which debuted...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: The place for parody

    Orlando Fringe Festival: The place for parody
    Comedy is a staple of the Orlando Fringe Festival, and this year pop-culture plays a big part in the laughter. Television, movies, books, even comic books provide fertile ground for parody at the 2014 festival. Here's a sampling: The Aqua Saga: Comic-...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Oyster Boy'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Oyster Boy'
    There are a lot of individual things to like about "Oyster Boy" at the Orlando Fringe Festival. Based on a Tim Burton short story, "Oyster Boy" tells of a couple who fall in love and have a child — born with a strangely misshapen head. The music,...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: Best of the Fest

    Orlando Fringe Festival: Best of the Fest
    It's the final weekend of the Orlando Fringe Festival, the annual theater extravaganza of short plays that takes over Loch Haven Park in May. With more than 90 shows this year, there were plenty worth seeing. Here are the Orlando Sentinel's "best of the...
  • L.A. Theater Review: '50 Shades! The Musical'

    Unless you've been living under a rock -- or handcuffed under one -- you've probably heard of the literary sensation "50 Shades of Grey." The trilogy of books from E.L. James may have started as "Twilight" fanfic, but with over 100 million copies sold...
  • Edinburgh International Festival marking 100 years since World War I

    Conflict and war in the 20th century will be themes of this year's annual Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) to mark 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, the festival's outgoing director said on Tuesday. More than 2,400 artists from 43...
  • Comedy follows local playwright's journey from New York actor to Boca pimp

    Comedy follows local playwright's journey from New York actor to Boca pimp
    Even if Josh Mesnik hadn’t turned his South Florida adventures into a play, they would still make one hell of a story. The New York actor moved here in 2005 for alcoholism rehab and ended up working at a Boca Raton escort agency. He wrote a comedy...
  • First 2 Orlando Fringe Festival previews are Monday

     First 2 Orlando Fringe Festival previews are Monday
    Hard to believe, but the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival is right around the corner. As in years past, three distinct preview shows will help theatergoers get a jump on planning their schedule. The Fringe, centered in Loch Haven Park,...
  • Crash Victim Marina Keegan's Essays, Stories In New Book 'Opposite of Loneliness'

    Crash Victim Marina Keegan's Essays, Stories In New Book 'Opposite of Loneliness'
    Nearly two years after her death in a car accident days after graduating from Yale, Marina Keegan's essays and stories are being published by Scribners in a book released on Amazon this week called "The Opposite of Loneliness." The stories and essays...
  • Local singer lineup at Orlando Cabaret Festival

     Local singer lineup at Orlando Cabaret Festival
      During the Orlando Cabaret Festival, local singers perform during the daytime or in the early evening before the headliners. Shows are at Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St., Orlando; check the schedule at orlandocabaretfestival.com Tickets are $20-$25....