| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Orlando musician Andy Matchett is well known for his work with Andy Matchett and the Minks and retro/sock-out outfit The Continentals.
Lately, Matchett has expanded his realm to include work in theater, such as his lead role in Ice House Theatre's...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Marc Bruni, who was slated to direct "Hello, Dolly!" at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam this summer, is leaving the project due a scheduling conflict.
Daniel Goldstein, director of the recent Broadway revival of "Godspell," returns to Goodspeed...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra's "My Funny Valentine" on Saturday was billed as a program of romantic music, but it wasn't all boy-meets-girl.
Featuring Michael Andrew and Swingerhead, the concert was just as much a love letter to musical theater...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Middletown native and actor Steve Scionti brings his solo show, "Hear What's In the Heart: A Shoemaker's Tale" to The Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater in Middletown for an extended engagement.
The six-week run begins May 16. The show will continue...
| 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...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The biggest Orlando Fringe Festival fundraiser of the year is Monday, March 4, at Hard Rock Live. Hosting is Michael Winslow, "the Man of 10,000 Noizes" — you probably know him from those "Police Academy" movies.
A master of vocal gymnastics,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Ending a 34-year run that made him one of the longest-tenured artistic directors on the Southern California theater scene, Thomas F. Bradac has announced he’ll retire as leader of Shakespeare Orange County after its coming two-play summer season...
| 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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 9:32 AM
It's the time of year for looking back on 2013's memorable moments and trends from Central Florida arts scene.
• Star of the Year: God. We had a lot of religion on our stages this year. Theatre Downtown presented "Godspell" with Vine Theatre....
| Dec 24, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas have run a multicontinent theater empire, directed a number at the closing ceremony of the London Olympics and swum with great white sharks off the coast of Southern California and Guadalupe Island.
But the hardware...
| 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...