| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 8:15 AM
An anonymous gift of $100,000 will go a long way toward strengthening the financial position of Orlando's Mad Cow Theatre, executives say.
But will the recent donation go far enough?
Mad Cow's profile rose dramatically when the City Council approved a...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Ron Legler, a key leader of Orlando's arts scene and advocate for downtown Orlando, will leave Central Florida this spring to run a performing-arts center in Baltimore.
"It's such a huge loss I don't even know where to start," said Barbara Hartley,...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 7:43 PM
The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, a key venue in the blossoming Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, is getting a new president with a history of sparking the redevelopment of an arts community.
| Feb 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
For more than two decades, the mile-long stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood known as Theatre Row has served as home to the city's densest plot of live theaters, drawing audiences to a diverse array of stages run by scrappy companies.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:37 PM
"Loon," a big hit at the Orlando Fringe Festival, is back this weekend — and there are still a few tickets left. At the Fringe Festival last May, the show won two top Critics' Choice Awards: for best show and best female performance.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Christopher Alan Norton performs his newest cabaret, "Where I Belong" in the popular Spotlight Cabaret Series at the Winter Park Playhouse Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 19 and 20.
Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy will accompany on the piano....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
In an Orlando art studio parking lot, children with cardboard, tape, scissors and imagination made forts and robots and crowns and bracelets.
Eight-year-old Sam Innes wore a cardboard crown that said "I'm the King" and carried a cardboard scepter that...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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,...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:02 PM
"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.