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  • Mad Cow Theatre in Orlando struggles to find financial footing

    Mad Cow Theatre in Orlando struggles to find financial footing
    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...
  • Ron Legler, 'champion' of downtown and the arts, leaving Orlando

    Ron Legler, 'champion' of downtown and the arts, leaving Orlando
    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,...
  • Hippodrome names new head with history of community involvement

    Hippodrome names new head with history of community involvement
    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. Ron Legler,...
  • 'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula

    'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula
    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...
  • L.A. Theater Review: '50 Shades! The Musical'

    Unless you've been living under a rock -- or handcuffed under one -- you've probably heard of the literary sensation "50 Shades of Grey." The trilogy of books from E.L. James may have started as "Twilight" fanfic, but with over 100 million copies sold...
  • Edinburgh International Festival marking 100 years since World War I

    Conflict and war in the 20th century will be themes of this year's annual Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) to mark 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, the festival's outgoing director said on Tuesday. More than 2,400 artists from 43...
  • Q&A with Colt Cabana, who wrestles Saturday in Joppa

    Q&A with Colt Cabana, who wrestles Saturday in Joppa
    Maryland Championship Wrestling is holding its "Tag Wars" Event this coming Saturday, and one of the featured wrestlers is Colt Cabana. I got the chance to talk to him about the upcoming show, his time with WWE and Ring of Honor, the state of...
  • At Hippodrome's 10th anniversary, a report card

    At Hippodrome's 10th anniversary, a report card
    Ten years after the Hippodrome reopened its doors, revealing a vibrant makeover to a long-neglected, century-old Baltimore landmark, the theater appears to have settled into a manageable groove. That was especially true a few weeks ago, when people...
  • Comedy follows local playwright's journey from New York actor to Boca pimp

    Comedy follows local playwright's journey from New York actor to Boca pimp
    Even if Josh Mesnik hadn’t turned his South Florida adventures into a play, they would still make one hell of a story. The New York actor moved here in 2005 for alcoholism rehab and ended up working at a Boca Raton escort agency. He wrote a comedy...
  • Interrobang troupe to make debut with 'Scab'

    Interrobang troupe to make debut with 'Scab'
    Over the past decade or so, Baltimore has experienced a boom in small theater companies founded by young college grads dedicated to producing adventurous, contemporary plays. The boom continues. Making its debut this week is the Interrobang Theatre...
  • 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,...