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  • 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...
  • Auditions: ‘Avenue Q’ from Theatre Downtown

     
    Here's an audition notice for Theatre Downtown's “Avenue Q”: AVENUE Q – Auditions Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book by Jeff Whitty Director: Steve MacKinnon Music Director: Spencer Crosswell Sunday, June 26, 2011       ...
  • 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...