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  • Cabaret celebrates songs of Jason Robert Brown

     Cabaret celebrates songs of Jason Robert Brown
    The latest cabaret offering from Central Florida Community Arts celebrates the work of composer Jason Robert Brown. Titled "In Love and War," the cabaret will feature singers Shannon Bilo, Wes Miller, Natale Pirrotta and Becca Southworth. Bilo and...
  • Theatre Downtown opens Tennessee Williams' 'Tiger Tail'

    Theatre Downtown opens Tennessee Williams' 'Tiger Tail'
    Theatre Downtown revisits a world of tangled relationships in the 1950s Deep South when it opens "Tiger Tail" on Friday, June 7. The drama was written by the great Tennessee Williams. Though "Tiger Tail" is not as well-known as the playwright's "Cat...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival sets records

     Orlando Fringe Festival sets records
    It was a record run for the largest Orlando Fringe Festival in history, but don't expect it to get any bigger next year. "We don't want to grow too fast," said festival producer Michael Marinaccio. More tickets were sold, more families attended the...
  • Theater review: 'Godspell' from Theatre Downtown and Vine Theatre

    Theater review: 'Godspell' from Theatre Downtown and Vine Theatre
    The 2011 Broadway revival of "Godspell," a 1971 musical with songs by a pre-"Wicked" Stephen Schwartz, brought the Bible-based show into modern times with a high-spirited cast that joked and riffed its way through the Gospel of St. Matthew. The new...
  • Orlando arts center's Broadway deal makes everyone a winner

    Orlando arts center's Broadway deal makes everyone a winner
    After a month of handwringing, public appeals and lines in the sand, a deal was struck on the future of Broadway touring shows in Orlando. The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts will co-present touring shows with the Florida Theatrical...
  • Orlando Sentinel picks its best of the Orlando Fringe Festival

    Orlando Sentinel picks its best of the Orlando Fringe Festival
    Among the shows revived at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival are three Sentinel "best of the festival" winners from years past: "Dance for Grandma" "Onomatopoeia" and "6 Guitars." In "Dance for Grandma," Scott Whittemore combines endearingly low-key...
  • New faces at Orlando Fringe Festival

    New faces at Orlando Fringe Festival
    More than 100 ticketed shows? Additional venues outside Loch Haven Park? An expansion of Visual Fringe? Yes, it's a huge year for the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, known affectionately as "The Fringe." Its 22nd edition is the biggest...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: How to Fringe

    Orlando Fringe Festival: How to Fringe
    1. The Button: Anyone can relax near the outdoor stage at Loch Haven Park, visit the Visual Fringe art exhibition or participate in the weekend Kids Fringe activities. But if you want to see a ticketed show, you need to have a Fringe button — unless...
  • Theater review: 'Reefer Madness' from Theatre Downtown

     Theater review: 'Reefer Madness' from Theatre Downtown
    With the campy musical "Reefer Madness," Theatre Downtown proves you don't need to inhale any mind-altering substance to get a case of the giggles. Theatre Downtown has made rather a habit of these over-the-top musical comedies, in the last few years...
  • Theater review: 'Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club' from Theatre Downtown

    Theater review: 'Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club' from Theatre Downtown
    Playwright Jeffrey Hatcher has resuscitated Arthur Conan Doyle's enduring detective and plopped him into a new mystery, "Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club." Part of the mystery though, is what the playwright's aim was: An odd mix...
  • Theater review: 'Of Mice and Men' from Theatre Downtown

    Theater review: 'Of Mice and Men' from Theatre Downtown
    John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" is a story of what it means to be human: the unlikely friendships, the out-of-reach dreams, the selfish affections that make us hold onto those we love a little too strongly. But Theatre Downtown's production, which...
  • ‘Avenue Q’ extended through Oct. 29

     
    If you couldn't get a ticket to “Avenue Q” — the wait list for cancellations topped 100 — here's a chance. Theatre Downtown has added three more performances of its hit musical. Get the details here: Theatre Downtown extends &#...