| May 22, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Lust, to me, is an intense emotion — full of drive and passion.
So it's surprising at the top of ME Dance's Fringe Festival offering, titled "Lust," that the first dance has a feeling of lightness. Choreographer Marshall Ellis has given his...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Checking in on Chase Padgett's "6 Guitars," which debuted at the 2010 Orlando Fringe Festival, is like visiting old friends — if your friends are comic and musical geniuses.
There's Tyrone, the elderly bluesman; Rupert the good ol' boy; Michael,...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Among the shows revived at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival are three Sentinel "best of the festival" winners from years past: "Dance for Grandma" "Onomatopoeia" and "6 Guitars."
In "Dance for Grandma," Scott Whittemore combines endearingly low-key...
| May 26, 2013
| 5:46 PM
"Loon," a charmingly poignant show by a Portland, Ore.-based physical-theater troupe, took three top honors in the Orlando Fringe Festival's Critics Choice awards Sunday night.
The Critics Choice awards are new to the Fringe this year. The festival...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The Humor Mill Orlando, fresh from its run at the 2013 Orlando Fringe Festival, will present two encore performances of "Barack to the Drawing Board," at the Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park this weekend.
The show, is an hour of musical parodies...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:05 PM
The Orlando Fringe Festival is a big beneficiary of the new Barry L. Miller Foundation for Arts and Education — to the tune of $10,000.
Miller, an Orlando attorney for 30 years, established his foundation through the Community Foundation of...
| May 31, 2013
"Disenchanted!," the musical about disgruntled fairy-tale princesses that debuted at the 2011 Orlando Fringe Festival, will make a six-week return visit to Orlando this fall.
Back then, it was titled "Bitches of the Kingdom" — and it became the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:37 PM
It was a record run for the largest Orlando Fringe Festival in history, but don't expect it to get any bigger next year.
"We don't want to grow too fast," said festival producer Michael Marinaccio.
More tickets were sold, more families attended the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:12 PM
In the next few weeks, Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park is hosting a few more shows that debuted at the Orlando Fringe Festival. If you missed them (or loved them) then, here's your chance to catch them now (or catch them again.)
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Before earning his living with pedal power, Luke McHenry was like most people, he never gave much thought to the guy on the bicycle with a trailer behind him. But after losing his graphic designer job in 2008 during the recession, McHenry needed to find a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Here's a funny thing about arts festivals: You know they're really cooking not so much by what acts are part of the official lineup but by what's tagging along.
Exhibit A is the Edinburgh Festival. If that annual entertainment conflab in Scotland were...