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  • 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...
  • 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival's Critics' Choice Awards

     2014 Orlando Fringe Festival's Critics' Choice Awards
    "The Surprise," a vividly told story of relationships and family dynamics set against the background of Southeast Asia, took the top prize — best show — in the Critics' Choice Awards at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival. Martin Dockery,...
  • Family drama 'True West' opens in Orlando

     Family drama 'True West' opens in Orlando
    Sam Shepard's "True West," a drama about family relations — sibling rivalry, in particular — is being staged by Dark Side of Saturn Productions, the company behind 2013 Fringe Festival hit "Key of E." In the play, responsible Austin has to...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. theater openings, June 22-29: 'Othello,' 'Jersey Boys' and more

    L.A. theater openings, June 22-29: 'Othello,' 'Jersey Boys' and more
    Blair Underwood is "Othello" at San Diego's Old Globe Theatre, "Jersey Boys" takes the stage at Segerstrom Hall, and the Morgan-Wixson Theatre proudly presents "The Producers." The Hollywood Fringe Festival Fifth annual event featuring more than 100 new...
  • Datebook: Hollywood Fringe Fest, Tony Greene and Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

    Datebook: Hollywood Fringe Fest, Tony Greene and Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
    The Hollywood Fringe Festival gets small-scale theater going all over the city, Wikipedia gets rewritten, Tony Greene's art receives posthumous celebration and a Spalding Gray monologue receives posthumous re-creation. And who are those New Yorkers...