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  • Trip to 'Willow Street' closes Compass Rose season in dramatic fashion

    Trip to 'Willow Street' closes Compass Rose season in dramatic fashion
    This month, Compass Rose founding artistic director Lucinda Merry-Browne offers an ambitious finish to the theater's third season, bringing to Annapolis a play that she also directs. The show is Frank Anthony Polito's "Another Day on Willow Street,"...
  • All Orlando Fringe Patrons' Picks announced

    All Orlando Fringe Patrons' Picks announced
    The Orlando Fringe Festival's Patrons' Pick performances will take place this year on Monday, May 26, and Tuesday, May 27. The Patrons' Picks are determined by which shows sell the most tickets. The top-selling show in each venue gets to perform an...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: Best of the Fest

    Orlando Fringe Festival: Best of the Fest
    It's the final weekend of the Orlando Fringe Festival, the annual theater extravaganza of short plays that takes over Loch Haven Park in May. With more than 90 shows this year, there were plenty worth seeing. Here are the Orlando Sentinel's "best of the...
  • 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....
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: How to Fringe in 5 easy steps

    Orlando Fringe Festival: How to Fringe in 5 easy steps
    More than 90 theatrical shows on stages throughout Loch Haven Park and beyond? Yes, it’s time for the 23rd annual Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival. Popularly known as just “the Fringe,” this year’s extravaganza of...