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  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Oyster Boy'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Oyster Boy'
    There are a lot of individual things to like about "Oyster Boy" at the Orlando Fringe Festival. Based on a Tim Burton short story, "Oyster Boy" tells of a couple who fall in love and have a child — born with a strangely misshapen head. The music,...
  • Happenstance Theater to make Baltimore debut

    Happenstance Theater to make Baltimore debut
    If you happen upon Happenstance Theater during the next few weeks, count on some good old-fashioned entertainment. The ensemble makes its local debut at the Baltimore Theatre Project with two family-friendly shows celebrating vintage circuses and clowns....
  • Trip to 'Willow Street' closes Compass Rose season in dramatic fashion

    Trip to 'Willow Street' closes Compass Rose season in dramatic fashion
    This month, Compass Rose founding artistic director Lucinda Merry-Browne offers an ambitious finish to the theater's third season, bringing to Annapolis a play that she also directs. The show is Frank Anthony Polito's "Another Day on Willow Street,"...
  • All Orlando Fringe Patrons' Picks announced

    All Orlando Fringe Patrons' Picks announced
    The Orlando Fringe Festival's Patrons' Pick performances will take place this year on Monday, May 26, and Tuesday, May 27. The Patrons' Picks are determined by which shows sell the most tickets. The top-selling show in each venue gets to perform an...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: Best of the Fest

    Orlando Fringe Festival: Best of the Fest
    It's the final weekend of the Orlando Fringe Festival, the annual theater extravaganza of short plays that takes over Loch Haven Park in May. With more than 90 shows this year, there were plenty worth seeing. Here are the Orlando Sentinel's "best of the...
  • Jester Theater Co ends 10-year run

     Jester Theater Co ends 10-year run
    My heart is still heavy by the announcement this week that Jester Theater Co. is shutting up shop after a decade of producing comedies. Jester's Jay and Diana Hopkins say they reserve the right to present a Fringe Festival show from time to time —...
  • Fringe Festival will go after foodies with more-sophisticated fare

     Fringe Festival will go after foodies with more-sophisticated fare
    Orlando Fringe Festival leaders think the way to theatergoers' hearts is through their stomachs. When the oldest Fringe festival in the United States opens Wednesday, it will offer an increasingly upscale menu. On weekend evenings, the hungry will be...
  • Fringe Preview Night brings new and returning acts to May's festival

    Fringe Preview Night brings new and returning acts to May's festival
    Vincent Hannam was at the Lowndes Shakespeare Center in disguise on Monday night, with a shark mask covering his face. He was trying to get out the word that there’s a bar filled with folks who alternate their time between drinking, shooting the...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival previews: The familiar, the new, the shocking

     Orlando Fringe Festival previews: The familiar, the new, the shocking
    If you missed the Orlando Fringe Festival preview shows last night, the Orlando Sentinel recorded the general-audience preview (you can watch it above). Both the general-audience show and the later mature-audience show ran like clockwork, thanks in no...
  • Local singer lineup at Orlando Cabaret Festival

     Local singer lineup at Orlando Cabaret Festival
      During the Orlando Cabaret Festival, local singers perform during the daytime or in the early evening before the headliners. Shows are at Mad Cow Theatre, 54 W. Church St., Orlando; check the schedule at orlandocabaretfestival.com Tickets are $20-$25....
  • First 2 Orlando Fringe Festival previews are Monday

     First 2 Orlando Fringe Festival previews are Monday
    Hard to believe, but the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival is right around the corner. As in years past, three distinct preview shows will help theatergoers get a jump on planning their schedule. The Fringe, centered in Loch Haven Park,...