| Apr 6, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Bob Kodzis is sitting across from me in a coffee shop. And he is on.
His hands are flying. His topics are ever-changing.
Over the course of 60 seconds, he does a magic trick, teaches me the Japanese symbol for "listening" and introduces me to a word...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Jester Theater Company has announced its 2013-14 season lineup, which includes the classic play "Harvey," adapted into a Jimmy Stewart film.
Here's what's in store from the troupe, which as its name indicates, specializes in comedy.
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Orlando musician Andy Matchett has become a fixture on the local music scene as part of Andy Matchett and the Minks and the retro/sock-hop ensemble the Continentals.
Lately, Matchett has expanded his interests to include theater. He played the lead in...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Orlando musician Andy Matchett is well known for his work with Andy Matchett and the Minks and retro/sock-out outfit The Continentals.
Lately, Matchett has expanded his realm to include work in theater, such as his lead role in Ice House Theatre's...
| Apr 21, 2013
Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer.
But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The biggest Orlando Fringe Festival fundraiser of the year is Monday, March 4, at Hard Rock Live. Hosting is Michael Winslow, "the Man of 10,000 Noizes" — you probably know him from those "Police Academy" movies.
A master of vocal gymnastics,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Ending a 34-year run that made him one of the longest-tenured artistic directors on the Southern California theater scene, Thomas F. Bradac has announced he’ll retire as leader of Shakespeare Orange County after its coming two-play summer season...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Middletown native and actor Steve Scionti brings his solo show, "Hear What's In the Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale" to The Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown for an extended engagement.
The six-week run begins May 16. The show will continue...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's "My Funny Valentine" on Saturday was billed as a program of romantic music, but it wasn't all boy-meets-girl.
Featuring Michael Andrew and Swingerhead, the concert was just as much a love letter to musical theater...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Before earning his living with pedal power, Luke McHenry was like most people, he never gave much thought to the guy on the bicycle with a trailer behind him. But after losing his graphic designer job in 2008 during the recession, McHenry needed to find a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Here's a funny thing about arts festivals: You know they're really cooking not so much by what acts are part of the official lineup but by what's tagging along.
Exhibit A is the Edinburgh Festival. If that annual entertainment conflab in Scotland were...