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  • 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...
  • Theatre Downtown extends ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’

     
    Theatre Downtown has extended its production of “Evil Dead: The Musical” another weekend. Extra performances of the horror-comedy-musical will be at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, July 7-9. I had a good time — and didn't get blood-spattered....
  • ‘Prelude to a Kiss’ onstage at Theatre Downtown

     
    Talk about an out-of-body experience. In “Prelude to a Kiss,” free spirit Rita finally meets the man of her dreams, Peter. But at the wedding, an elderly man kisses the bride and their spirits switch places. Peter leaves the wedding with the...
  • Theater review: ‘Prelude to a Kiss’ from Theatre Downtown

     
    “Prelude to a Kiss” is a not-so-old-fashioned love story: Boy meets girl, they fall in love, marry within a few weeks — and then her soul changes places with that of an elderly man. But “Prelude to a Kiss” is more than that:...
  • 2011 Season Preview: 3 intriguing theater events

     
    For the Orlando Sentinel’s annual Season Preview — in print inside this Friday’s Calendar section — the arts writers came up with three events in various categories that sound intriguing to us. We can’t exactly recommend them...
  • Theatre Downtown opens ‘Avenue Q,’ the adult puppet musical

     
    A few weeks before opening night, the cast of “Avenue Q” is preparing for rehearsal when an actor sends up a distress cry: Princeton has lost his arm. Not a typical problem for an actor, but at least there’s no blood to wipe up....
  • Theater review: ‘Avenue Q’ from Theatre Downtown

     
    Manhattan’s fictitious Avenue Q might be a rundown thoroughfare but Theatre Downtown’s production of the Broadway musical “Avenue Q” is top-notch all the way from A to Z and back again. It’s the first locally produced...
  • 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...
  • ‘Vampire Lesbians of Sodom’ kicks off with late-night shows

     
    Theatre Downtown opens Charles Busch's outrageous Vampire Lesbians of Sodom this weekend with two late-night shows, at 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Vampire Lesbians of Sodom tells the comedic story of two actresses — who are also vampires —...
  • Vampire lesbians, Agatha Christie: A varied theater weekend in Central Florida

     
    I had a theater weekend of extremes: From the in-your-face campiness of Vampire Lesbians of Sodom at Theatre Downtown to the cozy Agatha Christie whodunnit The Unexpected Guest at Sands Theater Center's Athens Theater in DeLand. I guess you could say it...
  • ‘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 &...