| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Politics, family, Christmas.
For many, this would be a toxic mix. For the Wyeths of Palm Springs there's an added complication: Daughter Brooke has written a memoir that will shine new light on an old family scandal.
That scandal involves Brooke's...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:35 PM
The Bach Festival Society of Winter Park has hired three new staff members in preparation for the upcoming season. The society, which presents visiting classical-music artists and stages its own concerts, has undergone a bit of restructuring as it looks...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Local actor Brandon Roberts has adapted the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" for a stage production by Orlando Shakespeare Theater.
The quirky retelling of the classic story of a brave prince, beautiful princess, magical kiss and really long nap is...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:33 AM
It's nearly time to close the book on "Sleeping Beauty." The fairy tale, presented by Orlando Shakespeare Theater, has been adapted by local actor Brandon Roberts.
The quirky retelling of the classic story of a brave prince, beautiful princess,...
| May 10, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Mad Cow Theatre's 17th season will include recent Broadway hits "Venus in Fur" and "Other Desert Cities," as well as classics, including Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and the 1970s rock musical "Hair." The annual Orlando Cabaret Festival...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Mad Cow Theatre has extended the run of its "Collected Stories" a second time. The show will now play through July 28.
Written by Donald Margulies and directed by Denise Gillman, "Collected Stories" tells of the ever-changing relationship between a...
| Jul 4, 2013
Many theater buffs have seen the musical "Mamma Mia!" — the show reports that more than 50 million people have watched the show, based on the music of Abba, worldwide.
But there are two reasons Central Floridians can be excited when it plays the...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:09 AM
If you notice construction dust at your favorite arts or other cultural institution in the coming months, the work will be in part thanks to this year's Orange County cultural-facilities grants.
In six years of the cultural-facilities program, the...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
At the heart of Mad Cow Theatre's three-actor version of Macbeth is a rich vein of twisted malice.
It's there in the way Sophia Wise slowly rocks back and forth on her heels in anticipation of Macbeth's downfall. And the way Michael Sapp's eyes glitter...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:25 PM
When it comes to construction, arts leaders have found it's a long, complicated road to opening night.
A tangle of regulations, financing and artistic decisions must be overcome before the curtain rises, though projects in several high-profile Central...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Don't be surprised if starting Monday you hear the occasional round of applause on the streets of downtown Orlando. Each day during October, a different live performance will take place on the city's sidewalks, in plazas and parks. A pianist will tickle...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Mad Cow Theatre's next season will combine classic plays such as"Death of a Salesman" with the big-name musical "Dreamgirls" and the just-closed Broadway offering"Other Desert Cities."
It's a season high on name recognition with works by Neil Simon,...