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  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • Hollywood's Theatre Row sees exits stage right, left as scene changes

    Hollywood's Theatre Row sees exits stage right, left as scene changes
    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. On busy...
  • '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...
  • Winning 'Loon' returns to Orlando

     Winning 'Loon' returns to Orlando
    "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. It's a...
  • Christopher Alan Norton gives Winter Park Playhouse cabaret

    Christopher Alan Norton gives Winter Park Playhouse cabaret
    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....
  • Cardboard Camp helps kids turn the ordinary into art

    Cardboard Camp helps kids turn the ordinary into art
    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...