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  • Theater review: ‘August: Osage County’ from Theatre Downtown

     
    In Theatre Downtown’s production of the critically acclaimed “August: Osage County,” members of the Weston family find they are rarely alone. While marriages disintegrate, someone’s straightening up around the corner. While secrets...
  • Auditions: ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’ from Theatre Downtown

     
    Here's the audition notice for “Evil Dead: The Musical,” which Theatre Downtown has added to its summer lineup. The show, a spoof of the horror film, will play June 3- July 2. Steve MacKinnon will direct, with musical direction by Spencer...
  • Tod Kimbro’s ‘My Illustrious Wasteland’ gets concert staging

     
    Tod Kimbro's 2008 sci-fi musical, “My Illustrious Wasteland,” returns to the Orlando stage March 25 in a concert staging. Set to a fusion of 1970s glam, '80s old wave and classic rock, the score of “My Illustrious Wasteland”...
  • Theatre Downtown extends ‘August: Osage County’

     
    Theatre Downtown has extended the run of its production of “August: Osage County.” The Tony award-winning play by Tracy Letts, which was also awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for drama, is making its Central Florida debut at Theatre Downtown....
  • ‘Leading Ladies,’ cross-dressing comedy, at Theatre Downtown

     
    Men in dresses out for a quick buck? It's Ken Ludwig's cross-dressing comedy “Leading Ladies,” which opens today at Theatre Downtown. Tim DeBaun directs the tale, which tells the story of two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, who...
  • ‘Raise Your Voice’ celebrates musical theater, fights AIDS

     
    A group of Central Florida singer-actors are banding together to raise money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS with shows for musical-theater lovers. Here are the details: Orlando musical-theater performers will present the “Raise Your Voice...
  • Noah Schnacky of Windermere wins CARE Award

     
    Local actor Noah Schnacky, 14, of Windermere,  has received a CARE Award from BizParentz Foundation. Billed as a kind of an “anti-child-star-gone-bad” event, the CARE Awards have honored more than 150 of the industry's brightest young stars...
  • Theatre Downtown presents ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’

     
    Movies such as “Evil Dead” always seem to me to be walking a fine line between horror and comedy — the setups are always crazy, the characters are laughable. Set the bloody escapades to music and you wind up with “Evil Dead: The...
  • Audition notice: ‘Prelude to a Kiss’ from Theatre Downtown

     
    Here's an audition notice from Theatre Downtown for “Prelude to a Kiss:” Prelude To A Kiss by Craig Lucas Auditions will take place Wednesday, June 15th 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Please bring headshot/resume 1-2 minute comedic monologue...
  • ‘Avenue Q,’ ‘Prelude to a Kiss’ coming from Theatre Downtown

     
    Theatre Downtown has announced two upcoming shows: “Prelude to a Kiss,” which will be staged in August, and “Avenue Q,” coming in September. “Prelude to a Kiss,” by Craig Lucas, is a drama about a young couple whose...
  • Tod Kimbro debuts new show, ‘Media’

     
    “Media” is the latest from Orlando's Tod Kimbro, the creator of  “My Illustrious Wasteland” and “Suckers, a Freaky Little Musical” that just wrapped up a successful run at the Orlando Fringe Festival. In “Media,&#...
  • Theater review: ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’ from Theatre Downtown

     
    The first thing to know about Theatre Downtown’s “Evil Dead: The Musical”: There is a splash zone. And, unlike at kid-friendly SeaWorld, this one is for blood. (Plastic ponchos are provided for the squeamish.) After all, this is a...