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  • Humor Mill Orlando presents 'Locked out of Fringe'

    Humor Mill Orlando presents 'Locked out of Fringe'
    When the shows for the Orlando Fringe Festival were picked in a lottery last year, The Humor Mill Orlando was not chosen. But the good-humored folks of the comedy troupe wrote a show anyway. "Locked out of Fringe! (The 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival...
  • 50th 'Varietease' has three encore shows

     50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> 'Varietease' has three encore shows
    WHAT: babyBLUESTAR Productions' "VarieTEASE" is back for three more performances of its latest hit installment, which debuted at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival. The 50th version of the theatrical dance event, which won a Patrons' Pick award at...
  • Dixie Longate rings up laughs and sales in 'Dixie's Tupperware Party'

    Dixie Longate rings up laughs and sales in 'Dixie's Tupperware Party'
    Showbiz has been this route before: a man playing a woman who sports a stereotypical regional and class-specific accent, outrageous hair and accessories, and a wit wicked enough to keep the character airborne on continual gusts of laughter. Spasms, even....
  • 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 review: 'The All-New Nashville Hurricane'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The All-New Nashville Hurricane'
    Chase Padgett bills his "Nashville Hurricane" as "all-new," and it's the truth. He could just have accurately labeled it "all-new and improved," for this is a much more cohesive — and enjoyable — show than the original version, which debuted...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson'
    The most striking thing about "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" is how well emo music suits the United States in its infancy. Raw, fearless and expressing big dreams in a big way, Michael Friedman's music captures the spirit of 200 years ago when men were...
  • Central Florida cultural groups see $5 million from state budget

     Central Florida cultural groups see $5 million from state budget
    When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget. The...
  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • L.A. theater openings, June 8-15: 'The Last Confession' and more

    L.A. theater openings, June 8-15: 'The Last Confession' and more
    David Suchet investigates the death of a pope in "The Last Confession" at the Ahmanson Theatre, Homer’s Odyssey is the inspiration for “Penelope” at Rogue Machine, and the fifth annual Hollywood Fringe Festival takes over local stages....
  • L.A. theater openings, June 15-22: 'Houdini,' 'Oedipus' and more

    L.A. theater openings, June 15-22: 'Houdini,' 'Oedipus' and more
    Malibu Playhouse gets magical with the world premiere of "Flim-Flam: Houdini and the Hereafter," and Anteaus Company gets tragical with the "The Curse of Oedipus." The Hollywood Fringe Festival Fifth annual event featuring over 100 new plays, revivals,...
  • 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,...