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  • Takeoff on a classic, 'Li'l Women: A Rap Musical' to be staged in Eustis

    Takeoff on a classic, 'Li'l Women: A Rap Musical' to be staged in Eustis
    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...
  • It takes all kinds: Fringe Fest is 50 shows in Jefferson Park

    It takes all kinds: Fringe Fest is 50 shows in Jefferson Park
    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...
  • Alan Bounville, who walked 6,000 miles for equality, visits Rollins for 'Laramie Project'

     Alan Bounville, who walked 6,000 miles for equality, visits Rollins for 'Laramie Project'
    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...
  • 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...
  • Dance, Vox Audio, Encore! part of Garden Theatre's 'Holiday Fruitcake'

     Dance, Vox Audio, Encore! part of Garden Theatre's 'Holiday Fruitcake'
    Winter Garden's Garden Theatre has a sleigh full of holiday-themed performances planned this month, under the umbrella heading of "Holiday Fruitcake — A Recipe for Seasonal Fun." The theater decided not to present a play, but instead is offering...
  • History center raising money for Spanish version of audio tour

    History center raising money for Spanish version of audio tour
    The Orange County Regional History Center wants to start speaking in Spanish. The downtown Orlando museum is raising money to produce a Spanish-language version of its audio tour.  It's aiming to raise $7,000 through the social fundraising site...
  • Orlando auditions: 'Ladies at the Alamo'/ 'There's No Place Like Home'

    AUDITION NOTICE FROM MICHAEL WANZIE I will be holding auditions for two shows at the same time. I will be casting the all female comedy LADIES AT THE ALAMO which I am directing and will play The Footlight Theatre Saturdays February 22 and March 1, 8 &...
  • 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...
  • '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...