| 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...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 12:42 PM
"Nashville Hurricane," a one-man show that debuted in the Orlando Fringe Festival in 2012, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 3-4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, at the State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St., Eustis.
The show was written by...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:40 PM
For many, the concept extends beyond the bricks and mortar that mark where you lay your head. The feeling of home extends to the nearby streets, the friends next door, that cute little house on the corner. So when a neighborhood changes, that...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:03 AM
"Stones in His Pockets," a play about an American film company invading a community in rural Ireland, has more than a dozen characters, but only two actors. That means a lot of quick switches between genders, ages and, above all, accents.
| 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...
| 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...