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  • 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...
  • Ron Legler to lead Orlando Ballet

    Ron Legler to lead Orlando Ballet
    The Orlando Ballet has chosen its third executive director in three years. Ron Legler, president of Florida Theatrical Association and owner of downtown nightclub The Abbey, will be the ballet's interim leader, the dance company confirmed Monday. Legler...
  • Central Florida arts: 2013 in review

     Central Florida arts: 2013 in review
    It's the time of year for looking back on 2013's memorable moments and trends from Central Florida arts scene. • Star of the Year: God. We had a lot of religion on our stages this year. Theatre Downtown presented "Godspell" with Vine Theatre....
  • For 'Stomp' founders, reliable adventures, and a new 3-D movie

    For 'Stomp' founders, reliable adventures, and a new 3-D movie
    Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas have run a multicontinent theater empire, directed a number at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics and swum with great white sharks off the coast of Southern California and Guadalupe Island. But the hardware...
  • Chase Padgett's 'Nashville Hurricane' in Eustis this weekend

    "Nashville Hurricane," a one-man show that debuted in the Orlando Fringe Festival in 2012, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 3-4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at the State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St., Eustis. The show was written by...
  • Theatre Downtown presents Orlando premiere of 'Clybourne Park'

     Theatre Downtown presents Orlando premiere of 'Clybourne Park'
    Home. For many, the concept extends beyond the bricks and mortar that mark where you lay your head. The feeling of home extends to the nearby streets, the friends next door, that cute little house on the corner. So when a neighborhood changes, that...
  • Two actors tackle multiple roles, accents for 'Stones in His Pockets' at Center Stage

    Two actors tackle multiple roles, accents for 'Stones in His Pockets' at Center Stage
    "Stones in His Pockets," a play about an American film company invading a community in rural Ireland, has more than a dozen characters, but only two actors. That means a lot of quick switches between genders, ages and, above all, accents. For its...
  • Theater review: 'The Big Oz' from Jester Theater

     Theater review: 'The Big Oz' from Jester Theater
    Mobsters, gangsters, wise-cracking molls: The title may be "The Big Oz," but I don't think we're in MGM's beloved 1939 musical anymore. "The Big Oz" got its start as an offering from Orlando's SAK Comedy Lab at the 1999 Orlando Fringe Festival. A parody...