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  • Fringe Festival will go after foodies with more-sophisticated fare

     Fringe Festival will go after foodies with more-sophisticated fare
    Orlando Fringe Festival leaders think the way to theatergoers' hearts is through their stomachs. When the oldest Fringe festival in the United States opens Wednesday, it will offer an increasingly upscale menu. On weekend evenings, the hungry will be...
  • 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...
  • Out-of-town Fringe favorites are back at the fest

     Out-of-town Fringe favorites are back at the fest
    Without a doubt, the Orlando Fringe Festival experience isn't complete unless you take a chance on a performer or show you know nothing about. But each year, Fringe-goers wonder if out-of-town acts they've enjoyed in the past will be back. Here are 10...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival: The place for parody

    Orlando Fringe Festival: The place for parody
    Comedy is a staple of the Orlando Fringe Festival, and this year pop-culture plays a big part in the laughter. Television, movies, books, even comic books provide fertile ground for parody at the 2014 festival. Here's a sampling: The Aqua Saga: Comic-...
  • Jester Theater Co ends 10-year run

     Jester Theater Co ends 10-year run
    My heart is still heavy by the announcement this week that Jester Theater Co. is shutting up shop after a decade of producing comedies. Jester's Jay and Diana Hopkins say they reserve the right to present a Fringe Festival show from time to time —...
  • Orlando Fringe revivals: 'Dance for Grandma, 'Little Miss Fringe Festival,' 'Pillow Talk,' 'Field Guide to Gays'

    Orlando Fringe revivals: 'Dance for Grandma, 'Little Miss Fringe Festival,' 'Pillow Talk,' 'Field Guide to Gays'
    Here are Orlando Fringe Festival shows that are getting additional performances post-Fringe. • "Dance For Grandma" will be perfomed at 9:15 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Breakthough Theatre of Winter Park, 419A W. Fairbanks Ave. Winter Park. All...
  • Hollywood Fringe Festival, a theater party with room to grow

     Hollywood Fringe Festival, a theater party with room to grow
    On a crowded sidewalk outside of Theatre Asylum last weekend, Edna Garrett from "The Facts of Life" was virtually blocking traffic with her huge wig. Nearby, Lurch from "The Addams Family" was darting through the throng to greet a friend, his twinkling...
  • Legend, Austin, Tyler and Perry join Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame

    Legend, Austin, Tyler and Perry join Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame
    By the light of the supermoon at Saturday’s Opening Night festivities at the Hollywood Bowl, Patti Austin, John Legend and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame. Academy Award-nominated...
  • 'Sleeping Beauty' onstage from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

     'Sleeping Beauty' onstage from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    Local actor Brandon Roberts has adapted the fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" for a stage production by Orlando Shakespeare Theater. The quirky retelling of the classic story of a brave prince, beautiful princess, magical kiss and really long nap is...
  • 'Little Miss Fringe Festival' kicks off 'Fringe Year-Round' series

     'Little Miss Fringe Festival' kicks off 'Fringe Year-Round' series
    The Orlando Fringe Festival is morphing its series of Fringe Happy Hours into a new ongoing program called "Fringe Year-Round." It's a fitting change as the events have gotten more elaborate over time. Yes, there are still happy-hour libations involved,...
  • Bay Street Players to stage hit comedy 'Hairspray'

    Bay Street Players to stage hit comedy 'Hairspray'
    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...