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  • Hippodrome names new head with history of community involvement

    Hippodrome names new head with history of community involvement
    The Hippodrome Theatre at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center, a key venue in the blossoming Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, is getting a new president with a history of sparking the redevelopment of an arts community. Ron Legler,...
  • Hollywood's Theatre Row sees exits stage right, left as scene changes

    Hollywood's Theatre Row sees exits stage right, left as scene changes
    For more than two decades, the mile-long stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard in Hollywood known as Theatre Row has served as home to the city's densest plot of live theaters, drawing audiences to a diverse array of stages run by scrappy companies. On busy...
  • 'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula

    'Book of Mormon' packs fresh irreverence into traditional musical formula
    The curtain-raising scene of Jesus appearing "in ancient upstate New York" is the first little clue that "The Book of Mormon" is not your average Broadway musical. By the time the show ends, every politically incorrect button has been pushed, every...
  • Winning 'Loon' returns to Orlando

     Winning 'Loon' returns to Orlando
    "Loon," a big hit at the Orlando Fringe Festival, is back this weekend — and there are still a few tickets left. At the Fringe Festival last May, the show won two top Critics' Choice Awards: for best show and best female performance. It's a...
  • Christopher Alan Norton gives Winter Park Playhouse cabaret

    Christopher Alan Norton gives Winter Park Playhouse cabaret
    Christopher Alan Norton performs his newest cabaret, "Where I Belong" in the popular Spotlight Cabaret Series at the Winter Park Playhouse Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 19 and 20. Playhouse musical director Christopher Leavy will accompany on the piano....
  • Cardboard Camp helps kids turn the ordinary into art

    Cardboard Camp helps kids turn the ordinary into art
    In an Orlando art studio parking lot, children with cardboard, tape, scissors and imagination made forts and robots and crowns and bracelets. Eight-year-old Sam Innes wore a cardboard crown that said "I'm the King" and carried a cardboard scepter that...
  • 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival's Critics' Choice Awards

     2014 Orlando Fringe Festival's Critics' Choice Awards
    "The Surprise," a vividly told story of relationships and family dynamics set against the background of Southeast Asia, took the top prize — best show — in the Critics' Choice Awards at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival. Martin Dockery,...
  • Family drama 'True West' opens in Orlando

     Family drama 'True West' opens in Orlando
    Sam Shepard's "True West," a drama about family relations — sibling rivalry, in particular — is being staged by Dark Side of Saturn Productions, the company behind 2013 Fringe Festival hit "Key of E." In the play, responsible Austin has to...
  • 2 more shows for 'Escape from Baldwin Park'

     2 more shows for 'Escape from Baldwin Park'
    "Escape from Baldwin Park," the comedy that debuted at this year's Orlando Fringe Festival, will have two additional performances: June 1 and 8. Steve Schneider wrote "Escape from Baldwin Park," directed by Jay Hopkins, and it's full of local references...
  • Fringe's 'Shakespeare's Histories' gets 3 more shows

     Fringe's 'Shakespeare's Histories' gets 3 more shows
    Orlando Fringe Festival artist Timothy Mooney will bring "Shakespeare's Histories" back to Orlando for three more shows, this time at the Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park. In "Shakespeare's Histories," Mooney presents great speeches from 10 of...
  • Central Florida cultural groups see $5 million from state budget

     Central Florida cultural groups see $5 million from state budget
    When Gov. Rick Scott signed the state budget today, he made a lot of Central Florida arts groups happy. More than $5 million will benefit arts and cultural programs in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Osceola and Volusia counties under the 2014-15 budget. The...