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  • UCF’s Knight Winds have concert on Sunday

     
    The Knight Winds, aUniversity of Central Florida music ensemble, will give its next performance on Sunday, Sept. 25. Created in 2009 by Nora Lee Garcia,a UCF professor of flute, and George Weremchuck, a professor of saxophone, the group is a hybrid...
  • ‘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 &#...
  • New logo unveiled for Orlando Fringe Festival

     
    During tonight's Orlando Fringe Festival Fall Fundraiser, we got our first look at the brand spankin' new logo for the annual festival, which takes place at the end of May. The new Fringe logo, of course, will be used on official Orlando Fringe Festival...
  • ‘The Crucible’ up next from Theatre Downtown

     
    Theatre Downtown shifts gears from the silliness of “Vampire Lesbians of Sodom” for its next presentation: Arthur Miller’s Tony award-winning drama “The Crucible,” which opens Sept. 17. The drama about the Puritan purge of witc.....
  • Audition: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Theatre Downtown

     
    Theatre Downtown announces auditions for Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show Auditions Dates are: Sunday, September 5th 7-10 PM Tuesday, September 7th 7-10 PM Please call for an appointment. You may be asked to stay &...
  • ‘The Crucible’ at Theatre Downtown plays with idea of power

     
    Here's an early look at a story I wrote for Sunday's print edition of the Orlando Sentinel: Not every high-school senior spends her evenings accusing her teacher of witchcraft and plotting to steal her husband. But for Hilty Bowen, 18, it’s all part of....
  • John DiDonna dares to don ‘Rocky Horror’ drag … again

     
    When these photos landed in my in-box, I thought I'd save them for a Monday morning: Why not start the week off with a laugh? It's John DiDonna, of Empty Spaces Theatre Co., as Frank N. Furter in “The Rocky Horror Show” 25 years ago. He's...
  • Review: ‘The Crucible’ at Theatre Downtown

     
    Lies. Gossip. Accusations. Spite. These are the things that live in the shadows of our lives, lurking and waiting to spring forth whenever the ugly side of human nature allows. Theatre Downtown’s production of “The Crucible” shines a light...
  • Extra performance of great ‘Crucible’ at Theatre Downtown on Sunday

     
    I'm happy to hear that Theatre Downtown has scheduled an additional performance of “The Crucible.” I really enjoyed the show when I saw it — click to read my review: ‘The Crucible' at Theatre Downtown review. The final two...
  • Stage frights: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at Theatre Downtown

     
    In Friday's Calendar section I'm highlighting all the spooky offerings coming to Orlando stages in time for Halloween, including ‘The Rocky Horror Show' at Theatre Downtown: ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ The breakdown: Brad and Janet pay a v...
  • Stage frights: Halloween party 2, from GOAT

     
    Get twice the tricks and twice the treats at the two big theatrical fundraisers coming up: The Orlando Fringe Festival’s All Hallows 20 for 20 fundraiser, noting the 20th annual festival, is this Saturday, Oct. 23; the Greater Orlando Actors Theater...
  • Weekend roundup: ‘Halloween: The Musical,’ BethFest, ‘Rocky Horror,’ ‘Giselle’

     
    So much is opening this weekend, I don't know how we'll ever decide what to do. Here are highlights. Just click on the links to get more information about each event: Friday night, the Orlando Ballet opens “Giselle,” a haunting love story....