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  • 'God is a Scottish Drag Queen' returns to Orlando

     'God is a Scottish Drag Queen' returns to Orlando
    Some see God in a magnificent sunset or in the face of a sleeping baby. But comedian Mike Delamont found the Almighty in a dress and an accent. A Scottish accent, to be precise. That's important. "I tried a British accent and it just didn't work," the...
  • Jester Theater revives, updates Orlando Fringe hit 'The Big Oz'

     Jester Theater revives, updates Orlando Fringe hit 'The Big Oz'
    Fourteen years after "The Big Oz" wowed audiences at the Orlando Fringe Festival, Jester Theater is reviving the comedy. "The Big Oz" is a film-noir parody of "The Wizard of Oz," the classic family film celebrating its 75th anniversary. In Jester...
  • 'The Boy Who Stole the Sun' returns with adult, children's versions

     'The Boy Who Stole the Sun' returns with adult, children's versions
    WHAT: Orlando Fringe Festival hit "The Boy Who Stole the Sun" will return for a limited run at The Venue beginning Friday, Sept. 20. The adult fable follows the exploits of 11-year-old Jaxson during one summer in which he finds his first love —...
  • Theater review: 'Disenchanted' from Florida Theatrical Association

     Theater review: 'Disenchanted' from Florida Theatrical Association
    When "Disenchanted" made its debut at the Orlando Fringe Festival in 2011, it had a different title — one that rhymes with "Witches of the Kingdom." The change in name aptly signifies how this show has matured, from one that would use a coarse...
  • Orlando actor Michael Colavolpe dances onto 'Mamma Mia!' national tour

    Orlando actor Michael Colavolpe dances onto 'Mamma Mia!' national tour
    Orlando actor Michael Colavolpe answers his phone while lugging a load of laundry back to his rented apartment in New York City. "I can't remember the last time I used a Laundromat — maybe 20 years ago," he says. "I had to ask people, 'Do they...
  • Jack devises his own plan to pay back Amanda's death

    BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL: With Rick absent from work, the Forrester board discovered poor financial decisions he had made, prompting Taylor to suggest to Eric that Thomas be made president. Already threatened by Taylor's newfound power, Brooke took desperate...
  • News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville

    News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville
    “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
  • Fringe hits 'Fosgate,' 'Rhubarb' return this weekend

     Fringe hits 'Fosgate,' 'Rhubarb' return this weekend
    Two hit shows from the 2013 Orlando Fringe Festival are back this weekend with encore performances at The Venue in Orlando's Ivanhoe neighborhood. "Fosgate: Ferret Loan Officer" and "Rhubarb The Bear, Maximum fuR'n'B" — both from the brain of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...