| Jul 4, 2013
Many theater buffs have seen the musical "Mamma Mia!" — the show reports that more than 50 million people have watched the show, based on the music of Abba, worldwide.
But there are two reasons Central Floridians can be excited when it plays the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Beth Marshall Presents has announced its sixth season of shows, which will be full of world, national and local premieres.
Among the diverse show topics: high-school shootings, Beethoven's last days, sadomasochism and "Alice in Wonderland."
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM: Watching this show was like seeing an Orlando Fringe Festival production rise from the dead. At about 75 minutes long, Charles Busch's comedy is suitably Fringe-length. Plus you have the men in drag, the campiness of it all, the...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:58 AM
Coming off the most successful season in its 21-year history, the Orlando International Fringe Festival will expand into a nearby neighborhood and increase the number of shows it offers next spring.
The move follows a 23 percent increase in attendance at...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Shakespeare, Molière, musical romps, contemporary classics, comedies of all Jordi Galcerán's descriptions, cutting-edge new work — theater in Southern California is varied, plentiful and far-flung, from the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:46 AM
Beth Marshall Presents' 2012-13 season runs the gamut from an Orlando premiere to a Neil Simon classic, and the company takes over production of "Play-in-a-Day" as well.
The Orlando premiere is "American Alphabet," written and performed by Lisa Cordes....
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The Orlando Fringe Festival is morphing its series of Fringe Happy Hours into a new ongoing program called "Fringe Year-Round." It's a fitting change as the events have gotten more elaborate over time. Yes, there are still happy-hour libations involved,...
| Jun 28, 2013
EUSTIS — When "Hairspray" ran on Broadway in 2002, the big-hearted musical won eight Tony Awards.
Based on John Waters' 1988 film comedy of the same name, the musical followed Waters' lead of casting a male in the role of Edna Turnblad, the mother...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:44 PM
By the light of the supermoon at Saturday’s Opening Night festivities at the Hollywood Bowl, Patti Austin, John Legend and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame. Academy Award-nominated...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On a crowded sidewalk outside of Theatre Asylum last weekend, Edna Garrett from "The Facts of Life" was virtually blocking traffic with her huge wig. Nearby, Lurch from "The Addams Family" was darting through the throng to greet a friend, his twinkling...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Here's a funny thing about arts festivals: You know they're really cooking not so much by what acts are part of the official lineup but by what's tagging along.
Exhibit A is the Edinburgh Festival. If that annual entertainment conflab in Scotland were...