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  • Orlando Fringe Festival's 2014-15 board of directors

     Orlando Fringe Festival's 2014-15 board of directors
    The Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, the oldest Fringe Festival in the United States, announced its officers and board members for 2014-15 following its annual board retreat this month. This next Fringe, by the way, is May 13-26, 2015,...
  • Women take on roles of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in 'Matt and Ben'

    Women take on roles of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck in 'Matt and Ben'
    EUSTIS — Women believe their friendships are longer, stronger and deeper than men's. So when Mindy Kaling thought about writing a play about friendship, she got together with her best friend, Brenda Withers. They wrote "Matt and Ben," a comedy...
  • Irish-American Bishop learns Chinese to break down comedy walls

    (Reuters) - An Irish-American stand-up comedian has dramatically increased the size of his potential audience by learning to perform his act in Mandarin Chinese. Des Bishop, 38, left his home in Dublin and moved to China in 2013 for a year to immerse...
  • Parliament House's 2014-15 season

     Parliament House's 2014-15 season
    The Footlight Theatre at Orlando's Parliament House Resort will host several favorites from Orlando Fringe Festival as part of its 2014-15 season. Although the resort recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, it's business as usual in the clubs —...
  • Sara Jones' Fringe cabaret returns for 1 night

     Sara Jones' Fringe cabaret returns for 1 night
    You can't keep a good Orlando Fringe Festival show down in this town. The latest from the 2014 fest to get an encore is Sara Jones' entertaining cabaret, "Big In Winter Park." Jones, a veteran Central Florida performer, performs with vivacious style and...
  • Read this column, or you'll regret it

     Read this column, or you'll regret it
    "Regrets, I've had a few," sings Frank Sinatra in the classic "My Way." Me too, Frank, me too. Paul Anka's lyrics continue with Ol' Blue Eyes singing "But then again, too few to mention." Although my regrets are also few in the grand scheme of things,...
  • Neos arrive at Fringe Fest to find a burned-out apartment

    Neos arrive at Fringe Fest to find a burned-out apartment
    The Chicago Neo-Futurists are bringing their signature show "Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind" to the Washington Park Refectory for a few days.  The San Francisco troupe is bringing it to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Except: They arrived in...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival Year-Round 2014-15 season

     Orlando Fringe Festival Year-Round 2014-15 season
    The Orlando Fringe Festival will return in May for its 24th year, but in the meantime a monthly series will keep the Fringe vibe flowing. The "Fringe Year Round" series features some of the top acts from the most recent festival — as well as...
  • Orlando audition notice: 'Seasons'

    AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT: SEASONS The Musical A Contemporary Operetta Written by: Elaine Pechacek & Katie Hammond TAMPA BAY THEATRE FESTIVAL - AUGUST 31ST & 3 ORLANDO SHAKESPEARE CENTER PERFORMANCES SEPTEMBER 12th, 27th, & 28th Squeaky Wheel...
  • Having an entire year to binge on Fringe

    Having an entire year to binge on Fringe
    Anyone who loves theater in the Orlando area knows instantly what the word “Fringe” means.  Just say the word to a theater-going crowd, and someone will say the full title: the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival, held every May...
  • This time, actual 'Ladies' take the stage in 'Eola Heights'

    This time, actual 'Ladies' take the stage in 'Eola Heights'
    The first time around, local playwright Michael Wanzie cast his play "Ladies of Eola Heights" with men in dresses — and scored a huge hit. In 2005, the comedy ran for months at Orlando's Parliament House. This time around, for a production at...