| Jun 28, 2013
EUSTIS — When "Hairspray" ran on Broadway in 2002, the big-hearted musical won eight Tony Awards.
Based on John Waters' 1988 film comedy of the same name, the musical followed Waters' lead of casting a male in the role of Edna Turnblad, the mother...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:38 PM
Bristol native Mike Reiss, who wrote “I’m Connecticut” which has hit runs at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre and the Ivoryton Playhouse, has a new play.
“Rubble” will bow at the New York International Fringe Festival with...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:00 PM
After an 18-week sold-out run at the Playground Theater, one of the funniest shows of the year is headed to the New York International Fringe Festival next month. A biting, thought-provoking satire of Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Scientology and our...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:35 PM
The Seminole State College Fine Arts Theatre will host a Fringe Festival veteran and premiere a new adaptation of the classic Greek play "Lysistrata" during its season. Bobbie Bell has given "Lysistrata" a groovy "make love, not war" vibe.
| 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...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:54 PM
"Killer Joe" will be unleashed on Broadway in 2014, its producers announced Thursday, in a production that will reunite Tracy Letts and director Pam MacKinnon.
Letts’ thriller had its premiere in Evanston in 1993 and has since played off-Broadway,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:21 PM
If you missed "Key of E" at this year's Orlando International Fringe Festival, it's returning for another run, with a few cast changes.
Joel Warren and Amanda Warren will both join the cast of Orlando musician Andy Matchett's apocalyptic rock musical in...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:40 PM
EUSTIS — In "Li'l Women: A Rap Musical," the familiar characters based on Louisa May Alcott's 19th-century classic novel wear costumes of the period in front of traditional scenery, speaking in the language of the day.
Then the cast breaks into...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Now in its fourth year, the Chicago Fringe Festival moves from Pilsen to Jefferson Park, offering 50 shows at five venues through Sept. 8, along with ancillary shenanigans (lady arm wrestlers and an "air sex competition") at Fringe Central, aka Fischman...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Activist Alan Bounville will soon travel from his New York City home to give a talk at Rollins College.
It's not a long trip, a few hours by plane.
That's nothing for Bounville. The former Orlando resident spent two years walking more than 6,000 miles...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:08 PM
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 —...