| 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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 9:18 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:29 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:13 AM
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...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:43 AM
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 &...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:03 PM
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...
| 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 —...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:16 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:36 PM
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...