| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:43 AM
AUDITION NOTICE FROM MICHAEL WANZIE
I will be holding auditions for two shows at the same time. I will be casting the all female comedy LADIES AT THE ALAMO which I am directing and will play The Footlight Theatre Saturdays February 22 and March 1, 8 &...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Florida native Chase Padgett will return for an encore performance of his one-man comedy show, where he takes on six characters, who have their own voice, style, look on life and music, including blues, jazz, rock, classical, folk and country.
| Dec 7, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Actress Peg O'Keef remembers well the day Garrison "Gary" Doles strolled into Orlando's old Tropical Theatre in the mid-1980s.
"He was looking for a creative outlet and a community of collaborators," recalled O'Keef. "He was looking for a place where he...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Winter Garden's Garden Theatre has a sleigh full of holiday-themed performances planned this month, under the umbrella heading of "Holiday Fruitcake — A Recipe for Seasonal Fun." The theater decided not to present a play, but instead is offering...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Monday night saw the yearly emotional roller coaster that is the lottery for the Orlando Fringe Festival. As the Fringe is an unjuried festival, the shows presented each spring are chosen by the old-school method of drawing names out of a hat....
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:43 PM
During the 22nd annual Orlando Fringe Festival last May, attorney Barry L. Miller challenged the Fringe to raise $10,000 in donations — promising his foundation would match the amount.
After a few months, the Fringe met that challenge, and...
| Nov 5, 2013
If you've ever found yourself near the corner of Ashland and Foster avenues at 11:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, you've probably seen folks lining up for The Neo-Futurists' signature show, "Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind," which has been...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Mobsters, gangsters, wise-cracking molls: The title may be "The Big Oz," but I don't think we're in MGM's beloved 1939 musical anymore.
"The Big Oz" got its start as an offering from Orlando's SAK Comedy Lab at the 1999 Orlando Fringe Festival. A parody...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:10 AM
On Wednesday (on Thanksgiving Eve), I’ll be running my annual list of “101 Things I’m Thankful for in Central Florida” -- full of my favorites and suggestions from readers as well.
Believe it or not, I can never get everything on...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: With Rick absent from work, the Forrester board discovered poor financial decisions he had made, prompting Taylor to suggest to Eric that Thomas be made president. Already threatened by Taylor's newfound power, Brooke took desperate...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Fourteen years after "The Big Oz" wowed audiences at the Orlando Fringe Festival, Jester Theater is reviving the comedy. "The Big Oz" is a film-noir parody of "The Wizard of Oz," the classic family film celebrating its 75th anniversary.