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  • 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...
  • 2 more shows for 'Escape from Baldwin Park'

     2 more shows for 'Escape from Baldwin Park'
    "Escape from Baldwin Park," the comedy that debuted at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival, will have two additional performances: June 1 and 8. Steve Schneider wrote "Escape from Baldwin Park," directed by Jay Hopkins, and it's full of local references...
  • Fringe's 'Shakespeare's Histories' gets 3 more shows

     Fringe's 'Shakespeare's Histories' gets 3 more shows
    Orlando Fringe Festival artist Timothy Mooney will bring "Shakespeare's Histories" back to Orlando for three more shows, this time at the Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park. In "Shakespeare's Histories," Mooney presents great speeches from 10 of...
  • Central Florida cultural groups see $5 million from state budget

     Central Florida cultural groups see $5 million from state budget
    When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget. The...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The Death of Brian'

    Editor's note: Theater Simple is reviving "Death of Brian," which it presented at last year's Fringe Festival. Here's our review of the 2013 production. For a play about a zombie, Ricky Coates' frenetic one-man romp has plenty of life. We meet his Brian...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Professor Soap's Music Machine'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Professor Soap's Music Machine'
    A lot of Orlando Fringe Festival shows send out pre-festival hype, and I have to admit my eye was caught by a missive from "Professor Soap's Music Machine," described ias an "interstellar, 13-minute self-guided journey through happiness." Hm. "Prepare...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Ride Along'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Ride Along'
    So have you ever wanted to see a secret agent take down two sword-wielding cross-dressers? No? Well, why not? "Ride Along," at the Orlando Fringe Festival, features such a scenario as part of its quirky interactive experience. Two theatergoers sit in...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The Greatest Musical Never Written by Two Nobodies'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The Greatest Musical Never Written by Two Nobodies'
    There's a running joke throughout "The Greatest Musical Never Written by Two Nobodies" that Fringe Festival shows start with a concept, but then the creators run out of time before fully developing it. It's a joke that hits too close to home in "The...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Jekyll n' Hyde: A Rap Musical'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Jekyll n' Hyde: A Rap Musical'
    "Something's off/Something's wrong/Something I can't put my finger on…" So goes a hypnotic chorus early in SAK Comedy Lab's production of "Jekyll n' Hyde: A Rap Musical" at the Orlando Fringe Festival. In this entertaining, smartly written show,...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The All-New Nashville Hurricane'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The All-New Nashville Hurricane'
    Chase Padgett bills his "Nashville Hurricane" as "all-new," and it's the truth. He could just have accurately labeled it "all-new and improved," for this is a much more cohesive — and enjoyable — show than the original version, which debuted...
  • Burrow Press brings poets to the Orlando Fringe

    This Saturday, May 17, Orlando's Burrow Press brings poetry to the Orlando Fringe Festival with two contemporary poets performing on the Fringe's Outdoor Stage in Loch Haven Park, 777 E. Princeton St. The readings by Erica Dawson and J. Bradley are part...